Monday, November 25, 2013

Ice, Ice Baby

I've got a pretty crazy project going on.

Daughter requested of all things....

Knit boot covers for her skates. It's been COLD here and being out on the ice in the wee hours of the morning with her students has not been pleasant.

I had to modify this pattern  for size. I found it on Ravelry but so far it's been a pretty painless knit. I am worried about the wool snagging around those lace hooks though.

The last piece to fall into place will be some way to hook this together under the blade so it won't pop up. Much to Daughter's dismay, I'm still working on it.


  1. how about a little button loop tab thingy under there.
    So cute.

  2. you could even put grosgrain ribbon under where the metal lace hooks are... like inside a sweater edge?

    1. I knew someone would have a good idea. Thanks!

  3. someone at work has been LOOKING for that pattern. THANKS!!!

  4. What a cool idea - as for a strap - what about sewing a piece of wide elastic to one side, then attaching it on the other with a snap or velcro for easy removal?

  5. I'm impressed with this project on SO many levels, the fact you have a daughter with a request to start and then modified a pattern to suit your needs! Sheesh. It looks FANTASTIC!