In winter, I believe adding color throughout my house and clothing brightens up the long dark days and nights. I love this Folk-art snowflake slipper embellished with embroidery. It reminds me of Rosemaling.
Knit with Rauma Strikkegarn, Else is knit in the round with double-pointed needles and single-piece construction. Else Slippers are perfect for chilly nights or frosty mornings. They feature 2-color stranded knitting, double-point knitting in the round, back and forth knit and purl work, a crocheted edge, and embroidery.
Else is included in my Norsknits Ebook
Size Women’s large Yarn Rauma 3 tråds Strikkegarn Main color : White Contrasting Color: Gold Yarn for embroidery: Blue and Red Needles US 3 (3.25 mm) or needles needed to obtain gauge Notions Darning needle Gauge 24 stitches and 24 rows in colorwok Lightly felted to 28 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches or 10 cm NOTE: Pay attention to your gauge and use whatever size needle you need to knit 24 stitches and 24 rows for 4 inches. While teaching a class on these slippers, I have seen knitters use needles as small as a US 2 and as large as a US 5. Skills Used Long-tail cast on Knitting and purling in colorwork Knitting in the round in colorwork ssk k2tog Backward loop DPN skills Single crochet US (Double crochet UK) Hand sewing skills Embroidery