Crystal Palace Yarns   
free knit slippers pattern

Above knit in solid color #0101
below knit in dotty print color #208

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Perky Puffin Slippers
designed by KyleAnn Williams of   2008

3 balls Crystal Palace Puffin
2 Crystal Palace Circular Needles Size 4 US (3,5 mm)
Small amount of waste yarn

Size: Women's Small (Medium, Large)
Note that the Large size fits woman's shoe size 10.5-11 and so would work for men's size 8-9 shoe size.
Style: Cuff to Toe

Gauge: 6 sts/9 rows per inch

C8F (Cable 8 Front): Slip 4 sts onto cable needle and hold in front of work. K next 4 sts, k sts from cn; CO: cast on; CN: cable needle; Cont: continue; Dec: decrease; EOP: Eye of Partridge; N1 (2): Needle 1 (2); PU: Pick up; PW: purl-wise; Rep: repeat; Rnd: round; RS: Right side; Skp: Sl 1, K1, pass slipped st over knit st; Sl 1: slip 1; St(s): stitch(es); Tog: together; WS: wrong side; WY: waste Yarn

With WY, CO 16 sts. With Puffin, work cable cuff as follows:
Rows 1, 3, 7: K1, p1, k1, p1, k8, p1, k1, p1, k1
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8: K1, p1, k2, p8, k2, p1, k1
Row 5: K1, p1, k1, p1, C8F, p1, k1, p1, k1
Rep these 8 rows for approx 8" (9.5", 11") [20.3 cm (24, 28 cm), ending with Row 8. Carefully snip and remove waste yarn and slip these sts onto another needle. Graft sts from both needles tog.

With RS of cuff facing, PU 36 (48, 52) sts. Work in seed st as follows for 1.5" - 2" (4, 5 cm)
Rnd 1: (K1, p1) around
Rnd 2: (P1, k1) around
EOP Heel Flap.
Worked on 18 (24, 26) sts on N1:
With RS facing, work back and forth as follows:
Row 1: (Sl 1, K1) across
Rows 2, 4: Sl 1, p across
Row 3: Sl 1, (Sl 1, K1) across to last st, K1
Rep these 4 rows until 18 (24, 26) rows are complete.
Turn Heel:
Row 1: (RS) Sl 1, k9 (12, 13), skp, k1, turn.
Row 2: Sl 1, p3, p2tog, p1, turn
Row 3: Sl 1, k4, skp, k1, turn
Row 4: Sl 1, p5, p2tog, p1, turn
Row 5: Sl 1, k6, skp, k1, turn
Row 6: Sl 1, p7, p2tog, p1, turn
Size Small Only:
Row 7: Sl 1, k8, skp, turn
Row 8: Sl 1, p8, p2tog, turn
Size Medium and Large Only:
Row 7: Sl 1, k8, skp, k1, turn
Row 8: Sl 1, p9, p2tog, p1, turn
Row 9: Sl 1, k10, skp, k 1, turn
Row 10: Sl 1, p11, p2tog, p1, turn
Size Large Only:
Row 11: Sl 1, k12, skp, turn
Row 12: Sl 1, p13, p2tog, turn
Heel Gusset:

Work across heel flap sts on N1. With tip of N1, PU 9 (12, 13) sts along side of heel. PU a st from row below first instep st to prevent a hole [10 (13, 14) sts picked up].
N2: Cont in seed st across instep sts
With the point on N1, PU a st from row below first heel st to prevent a hole. PU 9 (12, 13) sts along right side of heel [10 (13, 14) sts picked up].
Work remainder of sts on N1 (heel).
Continue in seed st on N2 (only) until you reach toe.
Shape Gusset:

Dec Round:
N1: K1, skp, work to 3 sts before end of N1, k2tog, k1.
N2: Work in seed st
Round 2: Work even on both needles (no dec)
Rep these 2 rounds until there are 36 (48, 52) sts remaining.

N1: Bottom of Foot
N2: Instep sts
Cont working in rounds until foot measures 7.5" (8", 8.75") [19 cm (20, 22 cm)] or approx 1.5" (3.8 cm) shorter than desired length of foot. Complete sts on N2.
Shape Round Toe:

Rnd 1: (K7 [10, 11], k2tog) 4 times
Rnds 2, 4, 6, 8: K
Rnd 3: (K6 [9, 10], k2tog) 4 times
Rnd 5: (K5 [8, 9], k2tog) 4 times
Rnd 7: (K4 [7, 8], k2tog) 4 times
Rnd 9: (K3 [6, 7], k2tog) 4 times
Rnd 10: (K2 [5, 6], k2tog) 4 times
Rnd 11: (K1 [4, 5], k2tog) 4 times
Size Medium and Large Only
Rnd 12: (K3 [4], k2tog) 4 times
Rnd 13: (K2 [3], k2tog) 4 times
Rnd 14: (K1 [2], k2tog) 4 times
Size Large Only

Rnd 15: (K1, k2tog) 4 times

Break yarn, leaving tail several inches long. Draw yarn through remaining 8 sts, pull tight and fasten off. Weave in ends.

Make second slipper.
Put them on for warm feet!

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