Wednesday, 13 November 2013

How To - Crochet Simple Adult Slippers for Men or Women


This pattern is oh so simple to do but I am working on a video tutorial of it as well which I will share when it has finally uploaded. 

No-one likes to wait for a pattern right? so here is the written version first! Yay!

I hope you enjoy making these as much as I loved designing them.

Suitable for beginners.





Materials Required

1 x 100g ball of chunky/bulky weight yarn in white
Some chunky/bulky weight yarn in green
I/9 (5.5mm) crochet hook
Scissors and yarn needle

Finished Sizes

Teens to adult – one size only (5-7 UK)

See notes for larger/smaller sizes.

Gauge

3hdc to 1”

Additional Notes

This pattern is in US terminology.

For longer or shorter slippers crochet more or less rounds on rounds 6 – 13 or rounds 14 – 22.

For thinner or wider slippers crochet more or less chains at the beginning or work less increase rounds at the beginning.

Stitch Library

ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
() = total stitches

W = white yarn G = green yarn

Video tutorials relating to this pattern.
Crocheting into foundation stitches: http://youtu.be/FMdj4j8E9U0

Left Slipper

Round 1
Using W and an I/9 (5.5mm) crochet hook, ch9, 2hdc in 2nd st from hook, 1hdc in next 6 sts, 5hdc in last st. Working back into your foundation chains again work 1hdc in 2nd chain along (your 1st chain was the same as the last chain from the first row, where you worked 5hdc), 1hdc in next 5 chs, 3hdc in last ch – (22 total sts from both rows).

Round 2
Without joining your round here and onwards, 1hdc in next 10 sts, 2hdc in next 2sts, 1hdc in last 10 sts – (24)

Round 3
1hdc in next 11 sts, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in last 10 sts – (26)

Round 4
1hdc in next 12 sts, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next 2 sts, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in last 10 sts – (28)

Round 5
1hdc in next 13 sts, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next 3 sts, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in last 10 sts – (30)

Rounds 6 – 13
1hdc in ea st around – (30)

Round/Row 14
1hdc in next 25 sts, ch1 (don’t count as st here and onwards), TURN, 1hdc in 1st st and in next 20 sts – (21 – we’re only counting 21 sts now)

Rows 15 – 22
Ch1, TURN, 1hdc in 1st st and in next 20 sts – (21)

Row 23
Ch1, TURN, hdc2tog 5 times, 1hdc in next st, hdc2tog 5 times – (11)

Row 24
Ch1, TURN, hdc2tog twice, hdc3tog, hdc2tog twice – (5)

Row 25
Ch1, TURN, hdc2tog, 1hdc in next st, hdc2tog – (3)

Row 26
Ch1, TURN, hdc3tog – (1) Fasten off and tie in all tails.

Round 27
Re-join W anywhere on back on slipper, near the edge and work 1sc neatly around opening of slipper, join G with sl st to join round – (st count is not important).

Round 28
Continuing in G, work 1 sl st in ea sc around, sl st in first sl st to join round. Fasten off and tie in all tails.

Right Slipper
Round 1
Using W and an I/9 (5.5mm) crochet hook, ch9, 2hdc in 2nd st from hook, 1hdc in next 6 sts, 5hdc in last st. Working back into your foundation chains again work 1hdc in 2nd chain along (your 1st chain was the same as the last chain from the first row, where you worked 5hdc), 1hdc in next 5 chs, 3hdc in last ch – (22 total sts from both rows).

Round 2
Without joining your round here and onwards, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next 20 sts, 2hdc in last st – (24)

Round 3
1hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next 21sts, 2hdc in last st – (26)

Round 4
1hdc in next 2 sts, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next 22sts, 2hdc in last st – (28)

Round 5
1hdc in next 3 sts, 2hdc in next st, 1hdc in next 23sts, 2hdc in last st – (30)

Rounds 6 – 28
Repeat rounds 6 – 28 of left slipper.

And now you’re done!

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