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Cowgirl Slipper Socks

Buffalo fiber knit socks.

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Buffalo yarn is the ultimate in luxurious warmth. In fact, buffalo fiber offers such excellent insulation that a herd of buffalo in a snowstorm looks like a group of white rocks - the animals' coats hold in their body heat. The yarn seems to expand as you knit it, producing a lush, velvety texture. For these slipper socks, Ann Budd modified the traditional feather-and-fan pattern to make a short wavy lace cuff.
Finished Size: 8" foot circumference and 83/4" long from back of heel to tip of toe. To fit a woman's size medium.
Yarn: Buffalo Gold 4-ply Artisan Worsted Weight (100% buffalo; 120 yd [109 m]/50 g): natural brown, 2 skeins.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 11 sts and 16 rows = 2" in St st worked in the rnd.
Needles: Size 7 (4.5 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Marker (m); tapestry needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Winter 2006

SKU: EP0210

Author/Speaker/Editor: Ann Budd

Format: eProject

Customer Reviews

cowgirl slippers Review by Betty L. Collins

I knit these for my daughter, Rebecca, for her 43rd birthday. I used vintage wool (Berocco) and she absolutely loves them. Wishes that she could wear them to work...I am going to make more for Christmas gifts this year and the odd birthday present. Betty Collins

(Posted on 5/10/11)