Padraig Cottage Child Wool Slipper is made of fine-scoured and spun New Zealand wool. It is dyed and crocheted by hand and lined with high-quality sheepskin. The leather soles are durable and promote a stable footing on most floors - ideal for children on the go.
- About Pedraig Cottage
- Padraig Cottage Slipper is hand dyed in small batches there will be some variation in the colours from the image shown.
- Materials: wool knit, sheepskin sole
- Available 2 sizes: B9(3-4 yrs), B11(4-5 yrs)
- Made in British Columbia, Canada
The first pair of these knitted slippers were made by Helen for her young son in the winter of 1977. They had a hand-cut sheepskin sole and a crocheted upper made with hand-spun raw wool. In a few years, they would become known as the Original Padraig Slipper. Since Helen started selling her wares at local craft markets, the slipper line and the company have grown and evolved. The slippers now come in numerous colour ways and styles and are sold in boutiques across Canada, the United States and Europe.
Though Pagdraig company has expanded, employing more than thirty local artisans and support staff, they are still independently owned and operated in North Vancouver, ensuring product quality and support of the local community. The slippers too remain largely the same; they are still hand-crocheted and hand-dyed in small lots, ensuring each pair is one of a kind.
Padraig's mission statement is to produce original quality products made by skilled artisans, using natural materials while treating the community, staff and partners with fairness and respect.