Thursday, October 08, 2009

Knitted shoes

The mystery picture on the previous post was quickly identified by Rattling On as shoes.

I used a Debbie Bliss pattern but wasn't able to get hold of the correct yarn and the shoes will probably fit Millie next year! However, not to be defeated, I started again with  smaller size needles (pins) and Millie will be getting a parcel from grandma with two pairs of garter stitch shoes, plus the sweater and scarf.

I will be making the draw for A Scrapbook of Christmas Firsts tomorrow. If you would like to enter then leave a comment (enter me, please, will do) on this post or on the original. Good luck.


  1. They are great. I love traditional baby clothes, but done in modern colours and with updates.
    If you were really brave you could try felting the too-large's not always an exact science though!

  2. Rattling on
    Glad you like them. I've just been reading an article on felting and would like to try it but I think it only works with 100% wool and I used a wool mixture for these. I wish I could get to the kind of yarn sales that you manage to find. Our one and only shop that sells wool has a really limited range (never heard of Rowan or Debbie Bliss!) and I am wary of buying online because the colours aren't true. I'm working on it!


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