Regency House Slippers

Regency House SlippersRegency House Slippers by Lisa Jacobs, from Knitting Traditions Spring 2016

These slippers, modeled after dancing slippers, bring Regency style into the twenty-first century. Wear them around the house as graceful slippers, and be sure to add a leather or suede sole for safety on hard floors.

Finished Size 8 (9, 10¼)” foot circumference and 9¾ (11, 12)” long. Slippers shown measure 9″.

Yarn Ístex Álafoss Lopi (100% wool; 109 yd [100 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #0051 white, 2 skeins. Yarn distributed by Westminster Fibers.

Needles Size 10½ (6.5 mm): straight and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Regency House Slippers detail

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; 3 yd ½ ” double-fold bias tape; matching sewing thread; sewing needle; two 1½ ” buttons (shown: glass buttons from www.dollypalmerglass.com).

Gauge 14 sts and 16 rows = 4″ in St st, before felting.

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