Projects in Progress and more videos

::Projects on our work tables or needles

Katie's Projects

I'm continuing to add videos every day over here. Yesterday I shared "How to Embellish Genie Folk Slippers,"  

and today, I'm featuring two soling videos- "How to Add a Latex Sole to Slippers"  

and "How to Add a Suede Sole to Slippers"  

The Inside Out Slipper Socks I was working on have been put on the back burner because I'm making a Baby Sophisticate for an October baby, and just realized it's now October! It's been a fun, fast knit so far. I know Malabrigo worsted is not the most practical material for a baby gift, but the softness can't be beat.  

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Finally, I'm so excited to be working with Kollabora to share The Knitted Slipper Book with the community of makers there. They'll post a Slipper Skillset on October 14, and will be sharing an excerpt from the book- the House Clogs pattern. I'm new to the Kollabora community, so if you are already a member or join up over there, please look me up! I thought it would be fun to do a new version of the House Clogs for this event and am going to do a multi-colored wintery version using this dreamy skein of Malabrigo Rasta. 

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Laura's Projects

(Aren't those videos Katie and Michael made so well done? Love them...)

My first project from Kate's book-the lace-up boots, lacking their stitched on leather soles, are already in use:

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Finishing these necessitated a quick trip to the yarn shop yesterday so I could start another pair. (Thanks to mom and dad for facilitating a kid free, yarn filled afternoon!)  I'm now swatching for the chunky slipper boots for Eli. 

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Still clicking away on my cowl-lots of people knit whole sweaters for Rhinebeck-my modest goal is to have this thing done-hmmm, two weeks to go!

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