Keep Your Feet Comfy, Covered, and Totally Cool with Knitted Slippers and House Shoes From ballet flats to Mary Janes, this new book includes thirty stylish designs for every member of the family.
At the end of a long, hard day, nothing feels as good as sliding your feet into a warm, soft pair of slippers. With the projects inside The Knitted Slipper Book Slippers and House Shoes for the Entire Family. The Knitted Slipper Book hits the shelves during October 2013 for $24.95.
Every member of your family, from grandpa to the wee little ones, can wiggle their toes in a pair of knitted, super-cuddly house shoes.
Author Katie Startzman shares thirty of her fun designs for a variety of styles sure to please: the moccasin, mukluk, clog, boot, ballet flat, slip-on, and Mary Jane. And she ensures success by providing detailed, step-by-step photos of the techniques necessary for crafting a well-made shoe, including felting, shaping, and sizing soles, lining, and insoles, and thrumming and adorning with tassels, pompoms, and other trim.
Startzman has also created video tutorials that cover these topics and enhance the reading experience.
This everything-you-need-to-know guide is sure to become the go-to resource for knitting handmade slippers and house shoes.
About the Author
Katie Startzman writes about knitting and other crafts—including making her own leather sandals and building a chicken coop in the backyard—on her blog, Duofiberworks.com. She has been self-publishing individual knitting patterns and selling them from her blog and on Ravelry for more than four years.
Additionally upcoming events:
There will be a launch party for the book at Robie Books in Berea on October 11 from 6-8 PM.
On October 12, I’ll be at Rebelle Yarn Shop from 3-5 PM signing the book and showing many samples from the book.
On November 8, I will be at Joseph Beth Booksellers from 7-9 PM signing the book.