Materials Required - AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "GEM" COTTON YARN.
1 Skein each of any 2 Colors desired.
Bone Crochet Hook Number 5 or 6.
Directions are given for a medium size (sizes 5-6-7). Small size (sizes 3-4) and large size (sizes 9-10) are given in parenthesis.
Soles. For both slippers. With Dark Color ch 24 (20-28) and work 2 s d c in 2nd st from hook, (s d c, yarn over, insert in st and work off all loops at one time) 2 s d c in next st, 1 s d c in each of the next 19 sts, (15-23) sts, 2 s d c in next st, 3 s d c in last st. Working on other side of ch 24 (20-28) work 2 s d c in next st, 1 s d c in each of the next 19 sts (15-23) 2 s d c in next st, 1 s d c in same space with 1st 2 sts, join with a sl st.
2nd Row. Ch 2, s d c in same space, 2 s d c in each of the next 2 s d c, 1 s d c in each of the next 21 sts (17-25) 2 s d c in each of the next 7 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 20 sts (16-24) 2 s d c in each remaining st, join.
3rd Row. Ch 2, d c in same space, 2 d c in each of the next 3 sts, 1 d c in each of the next 11 sts (9-13) 1 s c in each of the next 15 sts (13-17) 2 s c in each of the next 5 sts, 1 s c in each of the next 15 sts (13-17) 1 d c in each of the next 11 sts (9-13), 2 d c in each remaining st, break yarn. The d c section is the toe of slipper.
Next Row. Start upper section of slipper. With wrong side of work toward you, join Light Color in st under the loops and work one row of s c taking up the entire st under the loops, break yarn.
2nd Row. With right side of work toward you, attach Dark Color in back loop of st, and work one row of s c all around taking up back loop of st only, join and break yarn.
3rd Row. Attach Light Color, * ch 2, 1 d c in same space, skip 2 sts, s c in next st, repeat from * all around.
4th Row. Attach Dark Color, work * 1 s d c in s c between shells and 1 s c over ch 2 of shell, repeat from * all around.
5th Row. With light Color, same as 3rd row.
6th Row. With Dark Color. Work * 1 s d c in s c between shells, ch 1, s c over ch 2 of shell, repeat from * all around, at center of toe omit the ch 1 over 4 shells.
7th Row. Without breaking yarn work 1 s c and ch 1 between each s c and d c, omitting the ch over 6 center toe sts.
Vamp. With Dark Color, ch 8, s c in second st from hook * ch 1, skip one st, s c in next st, repeat from * across row. Ch 1, turn. Picking up back loop of st only, repeal last row for about 3 inches. Join Light and work 1 s c, ch 1, 1 s c in same st, * ch 1, s c in back loop of next s c and repeat from * across row and work 1 row Light Color even.
Work two rows same in Dark Color, and 2 rows in Light, break yarn. Attach yarn at first increase at side and work 1 row of s c with 1 ch between up side of slipper. Across top, work 1 sl st with ch 1 between in each s c taking up back loop of st only. At corners work 2 sl sts with ch 1 between. Finish other side of vamp to correspond, break yarn.
Sew in position drawing it up at center as illustrated.
Ankle Band. Ch for desired length and work 1 row of s c with ch 1 between in every other st. Work a chain loop at end for button. Sew band to back of slippers and attach button at other end of ch.
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