Saturday, September 19, 2009

Slipper Season

It's getting a little cooler here and there are flashes of autumnal colours in the neighbourhood trees. That's right, it's officially the start of slipper season!

Each year I produce a batch of felted clogs for dear family members to keep their toes toasty. They've become a much sought after item, and by now I'm thinking I should be able to crank them out in my sleep.


First up this year were my step son's slippers. He moved from sunny warm Florida to come live with us and his proto-man toes aren't used to Colorado's chillier climes. I won't share the pics - boring, boring grey man slippers.

And then there's my Mum's. Mum can easily go through 2 sets in one wintry season, and since I believe it's also chillier back home already I needed to get hers out in the mail pronto. Women's slippers are far cuter than the boring man version - I can give them 'flair'! :o))) I'm really fond of the colours in these and the ribbon fringe cuff.


I tried to get Buster to model them, but as you can see he's less than impressed about the whole modelling gig. Which, to be honest, just cracks me up even more. Just wait 'til I have my wee one to do some modelling for me as well... I can hear it now, 'Awww Mum, do I have to?'

So that's 2 pairs down, and I think 6 to go...

8 comments:

Bubblesknits said...

I love your model. :-) I think he needs some felted doggie booties.

Bea said...

Maybe Bella for the the girly ones?? Very cute.

Denise said...

I love these, I should try to do myself a pair now that I'm knitting for me ;)

Pooch said...

Love the second pic. "These beauties just knocked me out!" Looks like he just fell right out of his footwear. Very cute!
:)

theknittingcowgirl said...

ah ah ah... :-) you make me laguh Sam!!! :-) Your post is very nice and your dog is the best model I have ever seen :-)

It's wonderful to put some colors by your toes in winter times!


PS:... You dog is wonderful!!.. he is beatiful!!!! he is so funny!! :-)

Anonymous said...

Mum can't wait for these goodies. Thank you lots and lots xxxxxxx

marycatharine said...

Felted slippers with flair are fantastic! The ribbon fringe on your mom's slippers is awesome but the model tips them over the edge.

Joanne said...

Oh my gosh...the slippers and the model are adorable!