Bunny Slippers

af7v's picture

The following slippers are loosely based on a pattern found in a book. I honestly can't remember the name of the book, but even if I did, I don't think I'd share it here. The instructions were IMO very poorly written and I hated the way they wanted to do certain things. Certainly not something that I think needs more money from our happy knitting community.

For example, they wanted these to be knit flat and then sewn up with a seam in the back. Faithfully I made one booty according to that system and then for the life of me couldn't get a nice looking seam. It also meant that the seam was made up of all 3 colors. YIKES!

So using the pattern as a guide (a very rough guide) I knit these in the round on 4 DPNs and a 8" flexible cable needle. The ears are completely my own design as the original patter called for a symmetrical pattern that didn't look "ear like" enough for me. I also avoided the stupid smile stitched to the front of the shoe.

They turned out extremely large. I probably could have scaled back a full needle size and still done okay on them. This way though, she'll be wearing them long enough to appreciate the cute little bunnies looking up from her feet.

As I don't hold the copyright on the pattern from the book I don't feel right sharing my derivation of these slippers. At some point I may make my own variation which will share much less in common, then look for a post with a pattern.

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rc_in_sd's picture

Your pictures made me smile

Your pictures made me smile instantly. Love 'em!

Loom Dude's picture

Sweet for the

Sweet for the feet!


CLABBERS's picture

So much fun, and perfect for

So much fun, and perfect for Easter!

Joe-in Wyoming's picture

I like what you did with

I like what you did with them. I think they are adorable...too bad the pattern wasn't user friendly. -- Books, knitting, cats, fountain pens...Life is Good.

beenieg80's picture

They are adorable.

They are adorable.