Thursday, January 14, 2010

my new slippies + club fiber

sometimes i think in Buster Bluth-isms, so i can't stop thinking about these clogs as my new "slippies."
Felted Clogs
Pattern: Felted Clogs by Fibertrends
Yarn: Lionbrand Fisherman's Wool, kettle dyed with acid dyes
Size: Women's S
Needles: #15 knitpicks zephyrs
Started and Finished: January 3
Felted Clogs
i haven't stopped wearing these since they dried. i ran them through 3 wash cycles and painted on a thick coat of Fiber-lok rug backing on the bottoms. this time i made the bumper, but i don't love how it turned out. if i made them again, i'd skip it. these have kept my feet really warm and i couldn't be happier with them. yay, slippies!
Dyakcraft December Colorways Club
December Colorways batt. i still have november to spin and a bunch of squares to knit. maybe i should try to attack this project in february and concentrate on catching up. my subscription is almost up, so only 2 more batts to go and i'll have a finished blanket. or something like that.
Jan/Feb AllSpunUp Spinalong
i decided to participate in the january/february allspunup spinalong. this is 4oz of wensleydale. i never would have picked out this autumnal colorway for myself, but i love it. i just finished spinning some wensleydale that was a huge headache so i'm hoping that this experience will be better.


  1. I love the All Spun Up colorway, but I'm not a huge fan of Wendleydale, even though it has a nice shine.

  2. Love the felted clogs! I was thinking about trying Fishermans Wool for a pair of Fuzzy Feet for my hubby. He has worn his first pair completely out.

  3. Oh, Buster. I really wish they still made AD. The slippers look very comfortable, and the colors are fun!

  4. Cute slippers! Buster was one of my favorites!

  5. Great slippers! And isn't that ASU fiber just gorgeous? I can't wait to see how you spin yours!

  6. Great job! I heart mine, even though they're not as pretty as yours.



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