Men's Padded Sole Slippers

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MATERIALS

4 ply worsted weight yarn

Hook - 5.00mm or H hook
Note: These slippers will stretch after wearing. So for a more snug fit use a smaller size hook, such as 4.5mm or 4.00mm

For padding - You can buy an insole or for extra cushioning cut a piece of foam to fit.

Will fit a 10 to 11 inch foot.






Abbreviations used:
st - stitch
ch - chain
ss - slip stitch
sc - single crochet
hdc - half double crochet
dc - double crochet
beg - beginning
tog - together
To make 3 dc tog: Yarn over, insert hook in first stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through two loops on hook. Yarn over and insert into second stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through two loops on hook. Yarn over and insert into third stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through two loops on hook, yarn over and pull through all four loops on hook.

SOLE
Ch 8
ROW 1 - 2 sc in third ch from hook, 1 sc in next 4 chs, 2 sc in last ch, ch 1, turn. (8 sc)
All Stitches in remaining rows are through the Back Loops only.
ROW 2 - 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn. (10 sc)
ROW 3 - 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn. (12 sc)
ROW 4 - 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc in last sc, ch 1, turn. (14sc)
ROWS 5 to 22 - 1 sc in each sc, ch 1, turn. (14 sc)
ROW 23 - 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (12 sc)
ROWS 24 to 38 - 1 sc in each sc, ch 1, turn. (12 sc)
ROW 39 - 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 8 sc, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (10 sc)
ROW 40 - 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 6 sc, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (8 sc)
ROW 41 - 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (6 sc)
ROW 42 - 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (4 sc)

Next, sc all around the sole:
ss in the next 2 sc. In the next sc - ss, ch 1 and 1 sc.1 sc in next sc. Continue by placing 1 sc at the end of each Row (42 sc). You now have a total of 44 sc. Place 6 sc along the back of the starting chain. You now have 50 sc. Place 1 sc at the end of each Row (42 sc). You now have 92 sc. 1 sc in the next 2 ss. Total 94 sc. ss to join to the first sc. (take note of the first sc as you will begin joining the next sole there. Fasten off.

Make another sole as above, do not fasten off. Put the first sole under this sole. Put an insole or cut a piece of foam to fit in between the two soles. (I put a piece of foam with a half inch thickness in the slippers I made for my husband.) Ch 1 and make 1 sc by going through the first single crochets of both soles. Continue with sc through the top and bottoms soles all around, ss to join, ch 1 and turn. (94 sc)

BODY OF SLIPPER
If you are changing colors for the body of the slipper, do it here. If not, continue with the same color as the sole.
Note: always begin each Rnd in the first st and not the ss where you joined)
RND 1 - Through back loops only, 1 sc in each sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (94 sc)
The rest of the body of the slipper is through both loops.
RNDS 2, 3 ,4 - 1 sc in each sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (94 sc)
RND 5 - 1 sc in next 28 sc, 2 sc tog, (1 sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc tog) nine times, 1 sc in next 28 sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (84 sc)
RND 6 - 1 sc in next 36 sc, 1 hdc in next sc, 3 dc tog, 1 dc in next 4 sts, 3 dc tog, 1 hdc in next sc, 1 sc in next 36 sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (80 sts)
RND 7 - 1 sc in next 33 sc, 1 hdc in next sc, 3 dc tog, 1 dc in next 6 sts, 3 dc tog, 1 hdc in next sc, 1 sc in next 33 sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (76 sts)
RND 8 - 1 sc in next 30 sc, 1 hdc in next sc, 3 dc tog, 1 dc in next 8 sts, 3 dc tog, 1 hdc in next sc, 1 sc in next 30 sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (72 sts)
RND 9 - 1 sc in next 28 sc, 1 hdc in next sc, 3 dc tog, 1 dc in next 8 sts, 3 dc tog, 1 hdc in next sc, 1 sc in next 28 sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (68 sts)
RND 10 - 1 sc in next 26 sc, 1 hdc in next sc, 3 dc tog, 1 dc in next 8 sts, 3 dc tog, 1 hdc in next sc, 1 sc in next 26 sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (64 sts)
RND 11 - 1 sc in next 24 sc, 1 hdc in next sc, 3 dc tog, 1 dc in next 8 sts, 3 dc tog, 1 hdc in next sc, 1 sc in next 24 sc, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (60 sts)
RND 12 - (1 sc in next sc, 2 sc tog) three times. 1 sc in next 13 sc, 1 hdc in next sc, 3 dc tog, 1 dc in next 8 sts, 3 dc tog, 1 hdc in next sc, 1 sc in next 13 sc, (sc tog, 1 sc in next sc) three times, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (50 sts)
RND 13 - (1 sc in 1 sc, 2 sc tog) three times, 1 sc in next 12 sc, skip 3 sts, 4 dc in next 2 sts, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in next 12 sts, (2 sc tog, 1 sc in next sc) three times, ss to join. (44 sts)
RND 14 - 1 sc in each st, ss to join, fasten off.

If you are going to make a fold down top, continue below.

Fold Down Top
Hold slipper with toe end facing you, count to the 18th stitch on the left hand side from the back where you joined on Rnd 14. Join yarn there. All stitches are through back loops only. With outside of slipper facing you, work towards the heel of the slipper, continue as follows:
Row 1 - ch 1 and 1 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next 15 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc, (skip over the ss where you joined on Rnd 11) 1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 16 sc, ch 1, turn. (38 sc)
Row 2 - 1 sc in next 17 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next 17 sc, ch 1, turn. (40 sc)
Rows 3 to 17 - 1 sc in each sc. (You can add a couple more rows here if you like) Next, ch 1, make 1 sc at the end of every second row of the fold down top, 1 sc in the 8 sc across the front, 1 sc at the end of every second row of the fold down top, ss in the end of the last row. (total 24 sc) fasten off.


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