Once Upon a Sock: Simple House Slippers

Hi All!

Happy New Year to all of you! I am very, very behind on everyone’s blogs as I decided to take a little holiday while I got my knitting mojo back. It’s back, I’m healed from my Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and I’m ready to get back to catching up with old friends, visiting some new friends and knitting once again!

So, let’s start the new year out right and get to the new format of sock posts for my blog. This means every first Thursday of the month will have a sock post instead of every Thursday as it was in the past. It’s much easier to provide an update on socks once a month instead of writing about the teensiest bit of progress every Thursday as I do not solely (get it!) knit socks. This month, we do not have socks per se; however, I did knit something for the feet and am going to include it just cause it’s my prerogative. Presenting the Simple House Slippers!

Ravelled Here: Simple House Slippers

Started / Finished: 12/22/16-1/1/17

Needles: US 7

Yarn: Bernat Softee Baby Solids & Marls in the color Flannel

Size: US Women’s Size 9

I didn’t learn any new techniques with these slippers, which must mean that I’m retaining knowledge from past projects. Theย free pattern has been in my queue on Ravelry for a really long time and I decided that it was finally time to make them. They were super easy, are very comfortable and I can see myself making some as gifts in the future. Paired with the super soft Bernat yarn plus the pattern being free and you’ve got yourself a winner, winner chicken dinner. I definitely want to make these again using a luxury yarn so you may be seeing them again in a different color / yarn in the future.

Also joining me on my sock knitting journey (at least I hope they still are!) are Katherine from fiber and sustenance and Maggie from Project(s) in Progress. Go check them out and see what they’ve been up to! If you’d like to join along too, let one of know so we can link up with you, post on the first Thursday of the month and have fun knitting socks!

Until next time, Happy Knitting! (P.S. It’s good to be back!)

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  1. Knit Potion says:

    That’s terrific that you’ve healed from the Carpel Tunnel Syndrome! I can only begin to imagine how frustrating it must have been to deal with that. I am very behind on blog writing and reading too, so I’m hoping seeing your post and your cute slippers will inspire me! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    1. Yay for inspiration! I’ve got about 500 notifications that I’m going to slowly work my way through to catch up on what everyone has been up to. Good luck with getting your mojo back!

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  2. So good to have you back, Paula! Glad you’re all healed up!

    I was planning on posting today, but sadly my finished socks have taken much longer to dry than I antcipated, and I don’t have another pair on the needles yet — so I think I’ll have to do a belated post, blergh! But I’ll still link up when I do!

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    1. Sounds awesome! I look forward to catching up on your blog as soon as I have a few free minutes (hours)…LOL. I also look forward to seeing your socks!

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  3. Stefanie says:

    These house slippers look cozy. I like how you link up together. Maybe I’ll join in and it’ll get me to make sock progress each month? If I can join in, I’ll start February?

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    1. Stefanie says:

      Oh and Happy New Year! I’m glad you’re healed, had some QT with loved ones, and are raring to go this year.

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    2. Happy New Year to you too Stefanie and Thank you! You may absolutely join in! I will make it a point to check back on this post around that time to make sure I include you.

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      1. Stefanie says:

        Thank you, Paula. I will put it on my calendar b/c of my swiss cheese brain.

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  4. MrsCraft says:

    Glad you’re all better. I love those slippers, they look cosy. ๐Ÿ˜Š

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    1. Thank you! They really are…and so soft too!

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  5. PaperPuff says:

    Nice to see you back! I think I need to have some of these. Might stick this post under my mother’s nose and hope!

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    1. Thank you! Why not tackle them yourself? It’s really easy when you use YouTube videos to learn the stitches ๐Ÿ™‚

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      1. PaperPuff says:

        Might need to put my grown-up pants on first!

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  6. Great to hear you’re mended. Lovely slippers – nice and simple ๐Ÿ™‚

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    1. Thank you! They were a breeze to make and easily a 1-2 day project depending on how fast you knit.

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  7. garnharmoni says:

    Nice to see you with knitting mojo! I have also had a break for a while so it is also nice to be back and see the familiar and friendly face! ๐Ÿ™‚
    Best wishes, Christina in Sweden

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