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MATERIALS
Yarn: 4 ply worsted weight - I used Red Heart
Super Saver Yarn Economy Size - Warm Brown
- 7 oz/198g/364 yd/333m large skein.
Hooks: 6 mm and 7 mm

These slippers are made by working with 2 strands of yarn held together.

Gauge
4 sc = 1 inch
4 rows of sc = 1 inch

Size - Will fit a foot length of 9 to 10 inches. Click Here for a version of the slippers with instructions on how to make them in different sizes. bootslipresize

Abbreviations used:
ch - chain
ss - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
hdc - half double crochet
dc - double crochet
tog - together
tbl - through back loops

How to dc 2 tog - Yarn over hook, insert hook in stitch, pull up a loop, yarn over hook and pull through 2 loops on hook. Yarn over hook, insert hook in next stitch, pull up a loop, yarn over hook and pull through 2 loops on hook. Yarn over hook and pull through all loops on hook.

How to sc 2 tog - Insert hook in stitch, yarn over hook and pull up a loop. Insert hook in next stitch, yarn over hook and pull up a loop. Yarn over hook and pull through all loops on hook.

SOLE:

Ch 4

Row 1 - 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in next ch, 2 sc in last ch, ch 1, turn. (5 sc)

The rest of the rows are through the back loops of the sts only.

Row 2 - 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn. (7 sc)

Row 3 - 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn. (9 sc)

Row 4 - 1 sc in each st, ch 1, turn. (9 sc)

Rows 5 to 13 - Same as Row 4

Row 14 - 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (7 sc)

Row 15 - 1 sc in each st, ch 1, turn.

Rows 16 to 28 - Same as Row 15.

Row 29 - 2sctog, 1 sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (5 sc)

Row 30 - 2sctog, 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (3 sc)

Next, you are going to crochet all around the sole of the slipper. Slip stitch in first sc, slip stitch and ch 1 and 1 sc in next st, 1 sc in next st. Make 1 sc at the end of each row along side of sole (you now have 32 sc), place 3 sc across the back of the starting chain, ( you now have 35 sc) place 1 sc at the end of each row along other side of sole (you now have 65 sc), 1 sc in first slip stitch you made at the beginning, ss to join to the starting sc, ch 1, (Total = 66 sc) turn.

BODY OF SLIPPER:

Tip: Always start the row by making your first sc in the last sc of previous row and not in the slip stitch where you joined.

Row 1 - Tbl (Through the back loops only) 1 sc in each sc to end of Row, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (66 sc)

Row 2 - Tbl 1 sc in each st, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (66 sts)

Row 3 - Tbl 1 sc in each st, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (66 sts)

Row 4 - Tbl 1 sc in each st, ss to joint, ch 1, turn. (66 sts)

Row 5 - Tbl 1 sc in 30 sc, 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc tog, 1 sc in 30 sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (64 sc)

Row 6 - Tbl 1 sc in 29 sc, 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc tog, 1 sc in 29 sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (62 sc)

Row 7 - Tbl 1 sc in 25 sc, (2 sc tog, 1 sc in next sc) three times, 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 26 sts, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (58 sc)

Row 8 - Tbl 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc tog, 1 sc in 21 sc, skip next sc, through both loops 2 dc tog four times, skip next sc, tbl 1 sc in next 21 sc, 2 sc tog, 1 sc in last sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (50 sc)

The rest of the rows are through BOTH loops

Row 9 - 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc tog, 1 sc in 17 sc, skip next sc, 2 dc tog four times, skip next sc, 1 sc in next 17 sc, 2 sc tog, 1 sc in last sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (42 sc)

Row 10 - 1 sc in 16 sc, skip next sc, 2 dc tog four times, skip next sc,1 sc in next 16 sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (36 sc)

Row 11 - 1 sc in 13 sc, skip next sc, 2 dc tog four times, skip next sc, 1 sc in next 13 sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (30 sc)

Row 12 - 1 sc in 13 sc, skip next st, 1 dc in next 2 dc, skip next st, 1 sc in next 13 sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (28 sc)

SLIPPER TOP:

The slipper top is done in the moss stitch, which is 1 ss, 1 hdc repeated to end of row, then the next row you make a ss in the hdc of previous row and a hdc in the ss of previous row and repeat that to end of row. Continue in that pattern.

Change to size 7.00 mm hook for the slipper top.

Row 1 - *Slip stitch in first st, hdc in next st*, 6 times (this is done over 12 sts), in next st make 1 ss + 1 hdc (done in the same st), 1 ss in next st, 1 hdc in next st, in next st make 1 ss + 1 hdc (done in the same st), *slip stitch in next st, hdc in next st*, 6 times, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (30 sts)

Row 2 - *Slip stitch in first st, hdc in next st*, 7 times (this is done over 14 sts), 1 ss + 1 hdc in next 2 sts *ss in next st, hdc in next st* 7 times (this is done over 14 sts), ss to join, ch 1, turn (32 sts)

Row 3 - *1 ss in next hdc, 1 hdc in next ss*, repeat from * to * to end of row, ch 1, turn. (32 sts)

Rows 4 to 14 - Repeat row 3, then fasten off.

Add more rows if you want a higher slipper top.


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