Saturday, May 15, 2010

Week Twenty: Hestia

After last week, I got a bit jealous of Z and decided I wanted a pair of slippers, too. Normally I am a long sock sort of girl, but some chilly mornings (even in May), I don't really feel like wrestling with the thigh-highs. I just want a cosy pair of slippers. And now I have them, and so can you. Hurrah!

Hestia



Hestia is a pattern for cabled house slippers worked in the round.

Price: $4.50 (USD)

Yarn: You will need approximately 170 yards of a worsted-weight wool for best results. (Pictured: Malabrigo Merino Worsted in Marine – worsted, 1 skein / 100g / 210 yards, 100% merino)

Supplies:
  • 4 US size 8 double-pointed needles
  • US size 8 cable needle or other cabling method of your choice
  • tapestry needle
Gauge: 4 inches = 17 sts / 30 rows in stockinette

Sizing: Finished slippers will be approximately 9.5 inches long (heel to toe) with a circumference of approximately 8 inches at the widest point when measured flat. Slippers should fit US women's size 7-11 (small to medium) feet.

5 comments:

  1. Ooo these look great! Thanks so much for the pattern Wendy. My next project I think!

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  2. These are wonderful. Thank you for all your contributions to my knitting backlog! Seriously - I am grateful for such beautiful patterns.

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  3. These slippers are pretty and functional! I just queued them and will be making them in the fall for sure. Thanks!

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  4. Cute slippers! Thanks for the pattern. I've added them to my "to do" list.

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  5. Ann - You're welcome! Enjoy!

    Cosmo - Aww, shucks. My pleasure.

    Amybel - Glad to hear it!

    Susan - Yay, glad you like them!

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