Double Strap Sandals Pattern

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Materials Required—
AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "STAR" PEARL COTTON Article 90
, Size 5
10-50 yd. Balls White or any Color desired.
1 Pr. Inner Soles. Sequins for trim.
Steel Crochet Hook #5.

Directions are given for medium size. Small and large sizes are given in parenthesis.

Soles are worked with single strand of thread. Upper part of slipper is worked with double strand of thread.

Soles. Ch 65 (59-71), 3 d c in 4th st from hook, 2 d c in next st, 1 d c in each of the next 58 sts, (52-64) 2 d c in next st, 3 d c in last st, working on other side of ch, 2 d c in next st, 1 d c in each of the next 58 sts, (52-64) 2 d c in next st, join in 1st d c.

2nd Row—Ch 3, 2 d c in same space, 2 d c in each of the next 5 sts, 1 d c in each of the next 58 sts, (52-64) 2 d c in each of the next 7 sts, 1 d c in each of the next 58 sts, (52-64) 2 d c in next st, join in 1st d c.

3rd Row—Ch 3, 2 d c in same space, 2 d c in each of the next 6 sts, 1 d c in each of the next 30 sts, (27-33) 1 s d c in each of the next 16 sts, (13-19) 1 d c in each of the next 17 sts, 2 d c in each of the next 11 sts, 1 d c in each of the next 17 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 16 sts, (13-19) 1 d c in each of the next 30 sts, (27-33) join in 1st d c.

4th Row—Ch 3, 2 d c in same space, * 1 d c in next st, 2 d c in next st, repeat from * 5 times, 1 d c in each of the next 31 sts, (28-34) 1 s d c in each of the next 20 sts, (17-23) 1 d c in each of the next 15 sts, * 2 d c in next st, 1 d c in next st, repeat from * 9 times, 1 d c in each of the next 15 sts, 1 s d c in each of the next 20 sts, (17-23) 1 d c in each remaining st, join in 1st d c.

5th Row—Ch 3, 2 d c in same st, * 1 d c in each of the next 2 sts, 2 d c in next st, repeat from * 5 times, 1 d c in each of the next 34 sts, (31-37) 1 s d c in each of the next 97 sts, (94-100) 1 d c in each remaining st, join in 1st d c.

6th Row—Ch 1 and work 1 s c in each st, break thread. Work another section in same manner. Place an inner sole between the 2 sections and sew together.

VAMP—With double strand of thread, ch 19, (16-22) s c in 2nd st from hook, 1 s c in each remaining st of ch, ch 2, turn.

2nd Row—Work 2 s d c in 1st s c, 1 s d c in each remaining s c, working 2 s d c in last s c, ch 1, turn.

3rd Row—2 s c in 1st s d c, 1 s c in each remaining s d c, working 2 s c in last s d c, ch 2, turn. Repeat last 2 rows 3 times.

10th Row—Work even in s d c, ch 1, turn.

11th Row—Work even in s c, ch 2, turn.

Repeat last 2 rows twice, break thread.

Band for Instep. Ch 42, (39-45) and work 1st 5 rows same as vamp, then work next 8 rows same as 10th and 11th rows of vamp, break thread.

ANKLE STRAP—Ch 5 and work 4 s c on ch, ch 2, turn.

2nd Row—1 s d c in each s c, ch 1, turn.

3rd Row—1 s c in each s d c, ch 2, turn.

Repeat last 2 rows until strap measures 8 inches or length desired.

Sew vamp to sole leaving 18 sts free at toe. Sew band for instep in position starting about 1 inch from vamp. Sew ankle strap to instep band. Embroider with sequins as illustrated.


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