Friday, March 14, 2008

Take a . . .

. . . guess. What do you think it is? Any idea?



Is it a purse?

Nope.

Is it a broom cover?

Nah.

Is it an upside-down hat?

Not that either.

Ready?

It's this:



It's a nutty little elf-like slipper.

I had to make myself finish the first one completely before I decided if I wanted to knit the twin. I will. I already cast on for it. Don't know if I'll ever wear them around the house, but I might. They're called Pocket Book Slippers. I found the pattern through Ravelry. I don't know how - I wasn't searching for slippers. Just stumbled upon it. Really easy. Knit it in a few hours today during a long, boring stint at jury duty (jury doodie). Used Sugar'n Cream cotton and Us 7 needles. Plastic circular needles that could not be used as a weapon at the courthouse. No sharp, pointy objects, please. (Believe me, if I had a sharp pointy object with me today, I would have used it to jab myself in the thigh to check if I was still alive. Thought my body might shut down after sitting in the same chair for hours with a roomful of crabby people. None of us wanted to be there and the grumbling didn't make it feel any better. Good news is that I was sprung at 3:15. Not needed for a jury - not even questioned. Sorry SnB girls, I didn't get to try out the thinking cap. Next time!)

Another wacky view.

I found some cute charms at Joann's the other day, so I hung one on the Baby Cuteness Cardigan that I knit for a friend to give as a gift.

Here's a close-up. Made with love. So sweet.


And don't worry . . . I put a note in to remind baby's mommy to remove the charm before putting the sweater on baby.

Now I'm going to watch last night's Lost episode. Goosebumps are popping up on my arms already.

5 comments:

jennsquared said...

That's really interesting looking slippers! But they look like you can take it on the go with you anywhere in your pocket book so when you are cold, just put it on.

And I love the charm!!! I'll have to go and check them out!!

Sheila said...

I guessed the swiffer cover, but not this slipper. In fact, I would have never guess it was a slipper had you not modeled it.

mad knitter said...

Ah, Jennsquared had a great idea! Take-along slippers! Like when you go to someone's house and take your shoes off but your socked feet are cold! There's a purpose for everything!

That charm is adorable, and a nice touch to your project :). And the sweater ain't bad, either!! LOL

BeccaH said...

What a great idea to add the little charm to the finished project!

Those slippers look so cute!

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Cute slipper!

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