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Marled slipper boots with colourwork cuffs
  • Double Knitting (DK) weight yarn
  • xs[s, m, l, xl, xxl] To fit EU shoe sizes: 36-37[38-39, 40-41, 42-43, 44-45, 46-47]
  • Also available on Ravelry
Marled slippers worked from the sole up with geometric colourwork on the cuffs. The sole uses 3 colours held together for a firm, durable fabric. The darkest of these colours is dropped for the foot and then used as the contrast colour for the stranded colour work cuff.

Details

Gauge

15 sts and 24 rnds = 4" / 10cm in stocking st in the rnd using smaller needle with 2 strands of yarn held together

Sizing

6 sizes to fit teens to adults.

xs[s, m, l, xl, xxl] To fit EU shoe sizes: 36-37[38-39, 40-41, 42-43, 44-45, 46-47]
Shown in size small EU 38-39


Supplies

Yarn

DK weight yarn. Tightly spun, hard wearing non-superwash wool.
Shown in Rauma 3tr Strikkegarn (100% Norwegian wool, 118 yds / 108m, 50g)
C1: 103
C2: 113
C3: 136

Needles and notions

US 9 / 5mm needles: either two 24" / 60cm or longer circulars for 2 circulars method or one 40" / 100cm or longer needle for magic loop.
US 10 / 6mm dpns or preferred needles for working small circumferences in the rnd


Yardage


C1: 165[190, 200, 210, 235, 250] yds / 150[175, 185, 195, 215, 225] m
C2: 165[190, 200, 210, 235, 250] yds / 150[175, 185, 195, 215, 225] m
C3: 95[105, 115, 115, 130, 140] yds / 95[105, 115, 115, 130, 140] m
Choosing colours: C1 and C2 are held together throughout. They don’t need to be shades of the same colour but should blend well. Look for small variations in hue or value. C3 should contrast well with both C1 and C2.

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