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Old 08-25-2012, 07:16 PM   #1
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Easy Toddler/Child's slipper pattern
Looking for an easy slipper pattern for my grandkids. I would like to find one that has a leather/non slip bottom as my daughter has hardwood and tile floors.
They used to make leather bottoms for slipper socks when I was a little girl. Don't ask how many years ago that was!! Do they still make those?
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Old 08-26-2012, 05:55 AM   #2
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Here's one that might work and it comes in a range of sizes.
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/libr...ppers-for-kids
You might also try a search at Knitting Pattern Central and an advanced search on Ravelry.
Also, here's a source for suede slipper soles but I'm sure Googling this or some variations will find more.
http://www.fibertrends.com/product/2...dren%27s_Sizes
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Old 08-26-2012, 12:54 PM   #3
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I'll look for patterns when I'm back on the computer.

If you google "slipper soles for knitting" you'll get a bunch of hits. They have just plain leather pieces as well as the full soles.
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Old 08-26-2012, 01:14 PM   #4
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I trace around my feet on a piece of computer paper and cut it out for a pattern. I place it on a thin old leather like coat that someone threw out. I cut soles out from the coat and sew it to the bottom of my slippers/socks when I've finished knitting them. I use a regular needle and thread, but you could probably also use dental floss. Some people like to use the Rubbermaid rubber shelf liners for this.

I like these because I can step out on the porch when it's raining/snowing to let the dog out and not get my feet wet. I never wear shoes in the house.
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