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*KnitPixie*
12-12-2006, 08:50 PM
Does anyone know if there is a way to put a sole on a pair of slippers that you knit :?? I was thinking of knitting some felted slippers for my grammie (she has big feet size 12 and can not find slippers in the store)but she loves slippers to lounge in ..I mean shes 78 and because I :heart: her soo much I want to make her a pair but I want to figure out a way to put soles on them so they dont get ruined with continuous use and so she doesnt slip and get hurt. Any ideas let me have 'em thanks

Jan in CA
12-12-2006, 09:06 PM
You can buy leather soles for the slippers, but I don't know how non skid they are if that is an issue. Several places carry them, here's one.
Slipper Soles (http://www.patternworks.com/PWShopping/partsview.asp?action=lookup&partno=300060)

I have the pattern and I'm going to try one of these things when I get around to making them. I have no idea how they'd work.
Super Grip (http://www.usplastic.com/catalog/product.asp?catalog%5Fname=USPlastic&category%5Fname=19349&product%5Fid=17160&MSCSProfile=95385A1F52DEA1A229D5B3754205446486BDBD FC19652860390B1F300991108700D4A5C3EBBF018BA830CB5E F661D055A9BEC74B17E226D07AA2BB6757C1EA58207CF18D3C 1B99BA3969E8E5229DA6F27C236C215C9D0280415E171A5583 815994036680252086F0CEA98932C4165A92A79EA2F6AAFF2D 39AED7363D843FCA47BCAA11DBBCD896D2)
Non skid rug backing (http://www.joann.com/catalog.jhtml?CATID=82328&PRODID=111806&source=search)