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Hello everyone! It has been a couple weeks since my last post. Things here have been a bit busy. I have been having some difficulty with my teeth so a trip to the oral surgeon was in order. I am ok and have been on antibiotic and a special mouth rinse. I will be having two teeth pulled shortly; the antibiotics have kicked in and I am feeling oh so much better!!
I have been working on a new pattern. Shown on the left are my Men's Slippers. They are done in a #6 super bulky weight yarn and a P hook. They work up quickly and with some simple color changes you can get a totally different look. Tested by my friend and fellow crocheter and new blogger Susanne of Stitchin Shishums. I would like to take the time to say "Thank you Susanne for all of your help with this pattern." All of the photos included in this post are being used with her permission.
This pattern is written in American Crochet Terms. I made these slippers to fit a size 10.5 man’s foot. They are easily adaptable to a larger size. Please read pattern in it’s entirety before beginning.
Designer Notes: Adjustments to make your slippers longer or wider are in bold parentheses. I have written this to fit an average width and a size 10.5 mens (US). If you have pattern questions please feel free to email me. You can find a contact form on the contact page!!
2-5 oz skeins Lionbrand Hometown USA #6 super bulky yarn. I used Montpelier Peacock
Stitches & Abbreviations Used:
mr - magic ring
sc - single crochet
hdc - half double crochet
sc2tog - single crochet 2 together
ss - slip stitch
ch - chain
tc - turning ch
Gauge: 3 rows x 4 stitches = 2 inches in hdc
Rnd 1: mr, ch 1, 8 sc in ring. Join with/ss in 1st sc. Ch 2
If you don’t know the magic ring method - Chain 2, 8 sc in 2nd chain from hook.
Rnd 2: hdc in same St as join, *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next St, rep from * around (12 hdc) join w/ss in top of ch 2.
Rnd 3: hdc in first 2 St, *2 hdc in next St, hdc 2, rep from * around (16 hdc)
Rnd 4: for wider slippers only!!! hdc 4, *2 hdc, hdc 4, repeat around (18 hdc)
Rnd 4 (5) -13: hdc around (16 hdc) join ch 2. You will now begin working in rows.
Row 1 - 7 (8) hdc 12 (14), ch 2, turn. (12 (14) hdc + 1 tc)
To make your slippers longer, you can add additional rows here. Keep in mind when you begin working in the ends of rows, that you will have an additional 2 stitches for each row added, adjust your stitch count accordingly.
Row 8 - Working in ends of rows, hdc 7 (8), 2 sc in next st (this will be your last st worked on round 13) sc 4, 2 sc in next st, hdc 7 (8). Ch 1, turn. (14 (16) hdc, 8 sc, 1 tc.)
Row 9 - sc 7(8); (sc2tog) 4 times, sc 7(8), ch 1, turn (14 (16) sc, 4 sc2tog, 1 tc)
Row 10 - sc in each st across, fasten off leaving a long tail for seaming back of slipper; weave in ends. (18 (20) sc)
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