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Old 01-13-2012, 12:40 AM   #1
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Who can resist a 19 row felted slipper? I know I couldn't.

These are Mindie Tallack's original 19 row Duffers. Super, super simple and an inexpensive pattern on Ravelry. Two evenings including felting. I've never felted anything before - I felt like a kid again with a science fair project. It doesn't get much better than that!
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Old 01-13-2012, 01:38 AM   #2
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Are they as comfy as they look? You did good! So, will you felt again? I've not tried it, maybe I should?
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Wonderful to try a new technique and have it come out so well. Looks like first prize at the science fair too!
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I have made several of these and each person I have made them for loves them. They are nice and warm as I have a pair myself. Nice job!
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Are they as comfy as they look? You did good! So, will you felt again? I've not tried it, maybe I should?
They are, GG!

I'll absolutely be felting more of these. They're the perfect quick knit for gifting!

Certainly go for it!
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Felting ruining washing machines??
Salmonmac and Nonny,

As you've done this more times than I have, you're the experts. I've read about the felting process ruining washing machines. How and why would this happen so I can avoid it?
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Great job on these, Charlotte!

And I hope the felting doesn't do anything to your washing machine. If I had kept the old washer I had, I wouldn't have to worry so much about this, but we just replaced it with the new "low water" kind. Bleh!

At any rate, this slippers are spectacular!
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I really like these! They are the perfect color! Muted, and the bottoms won't look grimy when you schlepp around in them!
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