Stay on Slippers

Stay on Slippers

Skill Level: easy
Stitches Used: cast on, knit, purl, decrease, knitting in round, bind off, half double crochet, slip stitch
Measures 7″ (8″, 9″) Note: slipper should measure about 1″ smaller than foot length
Gauge: in stockinette stitch, 16 stitches and 20 rows = 4″ by 4″
Notes: pattern comes women’ sizes small (medium, large)

-Materials-

  • 1 skein TLC Baby Amore, orchid – 286 yds (80% acrylic, 20% nylon)
  • set of 4 size 8 double pointed needles
  • about 5 yards of elastic cord
  • Size F crochet hook
  • row maker
  • yarn needle

-Pattern- (make 2)

  1. Cast on 28 (30, 32) stitches.
  2. Working back and forth, knit 1 row.
  3. Purl 1 row.
  4. Repeat numbers 2 and 3 till piece measures 4″.
  5. Knit across, cast on 6 (8, 10) stitches at the end of the row. (34 [38, 42] stitches)
  6. Divide stitches onto 3 double pointed needles, join in round, knit 2 (3, 4) rows.
  7. Decrease, knit till there are 8 (10, 12) stitches left, decrease, knit to end of row. (32 [36, 40] stitches
  8. Knit till piece measures 6″ (7″, 8″).
  9. Decrease, knit till there are 8 (10, 12) stitches left, decrease, knit to end of row.
  10. Knit 1 row.
  11. Repeat numbers 9 and 10 till piece measures 7″ (8″, 9″).
  12. Bind off.
  13. Sew the toe together.
  14. Fold the slipper in half and sew heal (cast on edge) together.
  15. With the crochet hook and elastic thread, work this pattern around the foot opening: *1 half double crochet, skip one stitch* repeat from * around. Work a slip stitch in the first half double crochet.

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