10 January 2013

A Small Repair

A couple of weeks ago, I noticed that a hole had opened up on one of my felted wool slippers (Haflingers - I heart them greatly).

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Life being what it is, I hadn't gotten around to doing anything about it, but it was bugging me, so this morning I grabbed a ball of Shetland Spindrift and a couple of 2.0mm dpns and...

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I also used the opportunity to practice knitting in reverse. I can do it almost (but not quite) as fast as I purl now and saved a little time by not needing to turn. It's a handy skill for working short rows. At any rate, felting up my little patch was a very quick affair, seeing as it's Shetland wool.

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Then all it took was a tapestry needle, a length of the Spindrift, and a little whip stitch action, et voilà!

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2 comments:

Lynda Otvos said...

That's the way to keep the slippers warm and useful. Good job.

Urducell said...

Wow... Its Really Very Nice.... GOOD WORK....