Summer School, Slippers, Burgeoning

On Monday we talked a bit about slippers, and for the rest of the week I’ll be showing off some of my personal favorites.

These are Burgeoning, they use the same sneaky trick as yesterday, and they’re 25% off on ravelry with the code SUMMER SCHOOL through the end of the day, eastern time, Thursday July 23.

No really, this is a fun way to build a slipper (there’s a part of me that thinks it would be a fun way to build a sock, but I have so far manged to keep that part of me stuffed in the cellar where it can’t stir up trouble). It starts in the middle back, you increase for the heel, decrease on the side of the foot, run a pretty cable down the whole thing, and it’s kind of magic.

When you’re done, you hold the whole thing in your hand and wonder just how the heck you put it together.  No seams, it just more or less looks like it grew that way.  And really, I don’t mind at all.  I’ve found weirder things growing in my yard!