Bed Slippers - Free Knit Pattern
Designed by Suzy Myers
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Step 1: Getting Started
Materials: About 3 ounces 4-ply worsted weight yarn, number 10 1/2 standard knitting needles; one darning needle.
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Step 2: Pattern Instructions
Pattern: Cast on 29 sts, leaving an allowance of 12 inches of yarn for sewing up heel of slipper.
Row 1: K across.
Row 2: K 9, p l ,k 9, p 1,k 9.
Rows 3 through 26: Repeat rows 1 and 2, with each 2 rows forming pattern, end with row 2.
Row 27: K 10, add extra strand of yarn from smaller ball, k 9 with two strands, drop one strand, k 10 to end of row.
Row 28: With single strand, k 7, p 1, pick up second strand, k 1, inc 1 st, k 9, inc 1 st, k 1, drop extra strand of yarn, p 1, k to end of row-31 sts.
Row 29: K across, adding extra strand only for middle 11 sts.
Continue working 31 sts, adding the extra strand only for middle 11 sts, as for rows 1 and 2, until you have 46 rows. Fasten off extra strand, ending with row 2.
Row 47: K across 31 sts with single strand.
Row 48: K 9, p 1, k 1, k 2 tog (dec), k 2, k 2 tog, k 2, k 2 tog, p 1, k last 9 sts- 28 sts.
Rows 49 through 59: K 2, p 2 across.
Finishing: Fasten off yarn, leaving a strand eighteen inches long on slipper. Thread needle with strand, pull through and draw 28 sts together, continue sewing for 3%uFFFD inches above toe. Sew back of heel with 12-inch strand left at start of work. Draw elastic cord through top of slipper to hold it on foot. Sew pompon on slipper.
Pompon: Make a Pompom and attach to front as show. Make second slipper same.