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Knitting slippers is always a fun and easy project. This pair would be a great gift for anyone for their birthday, showers or Christmas.
Sizes: Small, Medium and Large
CHADWICK'S RED HEART SOCK AND SWEATER YARN, 3 Ply, Shrinkand-Stretch Resist Finish, Art. E.255: 3 skeins (1 oz. "Tangle-Proof" Pull-Out Skeins) each of No. 1 White and No. 230 Yellow.
Clark's O.N.T. Plastic. Crochet Hook No. 7.
GAUGE: Sole-4 sts make 1 inch; 4 sc rows make 1 inch. Upper-5 sc make 1 inch; 5 rows make 1 inch.
Directions are written for Small Size. Changes for Medium and Large Sizes are in parentheses
SOLE (Make 3) . . . Starting at center with 2 strands each of White and Yellow, chain loosely 22 (26, 30).
1st rnd: 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 11 (13, 15) ch, dc in next 8 (10, 12) ch, 7 dc in last ch (toe); working along opposite side of starting chain make dc in next 8 (10, 12) ch, sc in next 11 (13, 15) ch, 2 sc in same place as first 3 sc.
2nd, 3rd and 4th rnds: Sc in each st around, increasing 3 sc evenly across back and 5 sc evenly across toe-to inc 1 sc, make 2 sc in Sc.
5th rnd:Sl st in each st around. Join and break off.
Cut a piece of cardboard slightly smaller than sole. Sew 3 pieces together, inserting cardboard.
UPPER . . . Starting at toe with a single strand each of White and Yellow, chain 17 (19, 21).
1st row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.
2nd to 5th rows incl: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
6th row:Sc in each sc across, increasing 1 sc at beginning and end of row. Ch 1, turn.
7th to 11th rows incl: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn.
12th to 17th rows incl: Repeat 6th to 11th rows incl. Break off at end of 17th row.
POMPON ... Cut 2 cardboard circles each 3 inches in diameter. Then cut a circle 1 inch in diameter at center of each 3-inch circle. Using 2 strands each of White and Yellow, complete as for Pompon on Ribbed Cap, C-130, page 14.
Make 7 more Pompons the same way.
Sew 2 rows of 4 Pompons across Upper. Sew Upper in place.
Make another Slipper the same way.
Knitting slippers is just one of the fun patterns in this book. You will find hats, mittens, socks and more.