Knit Shoe Design: From Trash To Treasure

  • For my knitwear class, we were given a challenge to create knit shoes that were made all from what we could find at the local Dollar Store. Depicted below is the process of design/construction from start to finish.
     
     
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    I purchased some bowls, cotton twine, t-shirts, door hangers, a hammer, a screw, nails, and other various hardware.
     
     
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    Next, I attempted to hammer holes in the aluminum bowls, but ended up having to use a hand drill.
     
     
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    Once I finally drilled in the holes, I screwed the bowls to the door hangers. These two creations serve as the base of the shoes.
     
     
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    Next, I began to knit a cusion for the inside of the base for the knitted shoe. Also, I decorated the outter bottom part by wrapping twine around it. 
     
     
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