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knit slippers - free knitting pattern

Cozy Whisper/Cotton Chenille Slippers

Gauge:
12 sts=4.5" in stockinette with one strand of
microfiber Whisper eyelash and 100% cotton Cotton Chenille held together
[ Send us a photo if you make a pair to show your colors. We'll post them with your name and any notes in our Gallery area.]

Needles:
Size 11 US or size needed to obtain gauge

Yarns:
1 skein Cotton Chenille- #2615 Celery (Color A)
1 skein Cotton Chenille- #1903 Loden (Color B)
1 ball Whisper- #2261 Soft Green
[Or choose other pairs of colors from the more than 65 colors of Cotton Chenille and 20 colors of Whisper. See another colorway using Whisper-orange crush, Cotton Chenille apple red and mango HERE.]

Instructions

These slippers fit an average woman's foot. If you have a wider foot, CO 2 to 4 extra sts and include those sts after the cuff sts are BO.  See a photo here of the knit slipper before sewing to see how it will look. The slipper is seamed all around the sides.

SSK = here's how to do a SSK if you don't know how.


Cuff:

With one strand of Whisper and Color A CO 24 sts. Work in rib for 3" as follows:
*k1, p1; rep across
Rep this row.

BO 6 sts, work 12 sts in rib, BO rem sts. Cut yarn.

Foot Top:
With one strand of Whisper and Color B, work the 12 sts rem on needle in St st for 5" for a small foot, 6" for medium, or 7" for large. End with WS row completed. Cut Color B.

Toe:
With one strand of Whisper and Color A, dec 1 st each end every other row 3 times:
K1, SSK, k across to the last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1

Inc one st each end every other row 3 times:
K1, k into front and back of next st, k across to last 2 sts, k into front and back of next st, k1

Cut Color A.

Foot Bottom:
With one strand of Whisper and Color B, work the 12 sts rem on needle in St st for 5" for a small foot, 6" for medium, or 7" for large. End with WS row completed. Cut Color B.

Heel:
With one strand of Whisper and Color A, dec 1 st each end every other row 3 times:
K1, SSK, k across to the last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1

Inc one st each end every other row 3 times:
K1, k into front and back of next st, k across to last 2 sts, k into front and back of next st, k1
Bind off.

Finishing:
With Cotton Chenille only, seam back seam of cuff. Fold in half. Seam BO edge of heel to bottom of cuff. Seam sides of heel together. Seam foot together.

Weave in ends on WS.

Big Thank You to Barbara Breiter for developing this pattern for Crystal Palace Yarns. See more of her patterns on her Knit-A-Bit site.

copyright 2004 Barbara Breiter & Crystal Palace Yarns/Straw Into Gold, Inc. - We are happy to share this  pattern with knitters. The pattern may be used for non-commercial personal or knitting guild use. It is not to be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format or on a web site without permission.

 

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