Monday, January 15, 2007

Before and After Clogs

I finally finished my first pair of Fibertrends clogs in Lamb's Pride Worsted. Here's the before photo:

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If you think one looks bigger than the other, it's not your imagination. This first pair was intended to be an experiment to see if the needle size I chose yielded the correct size post felting. What I didn't intend was to knit each one on a different size needle. That was just a dumb mistake. In the end, I'm glad I did because the needle I thought was correct turned out to make a clog that's a little too big. Here are the after felting photos:

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Right now, they're drying. Since they're imperfect (i.e. different sizes), I'm going to keep them for myself. Even with that defect, I love them and can't wait to wear them! I really didn't enjoy this pattern very much - very fiddly. But, the result is worth it.

4 Comments:

Blogger Theresa said...

I agree - not the most enjoyable thing to knit, but probably the project I've used the most.

8:22 AM  
Anonymous Marisa said...

I really like the color combination!

12:04 PM  
Blogger Disentangled said...

Fun! Ok, one of these days I'll pull out my pattern and make my own. It's not like I don't have the yarn or anything. ;-)

12:51 PM  
Anonymous amanda cathleen said...

your clogs are sure to keep your feet warm! Definitely a fiddly knit, but with a great result! Love the colors you used : )

10:35 PM  

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