AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "STAR" COTTON YARN, Article 75
2-100 yd. Skeins Brown.
1-100 yd. Skein any Contrasting Color.
Bone Hook #5 or 6.
Work Soles #2, (sizes 7-9 and 11). Working 1 section Brown and 1 section in Contrasting Color.
Upper SectionWith Brown, ch 9, work 8 s c on ch, ch 1 to turn each row.
2nd Row1 s c in 1st s c, 1 double loop st in each of the next 7 s c, (Double Loop st: wind yarn over index finger twice, insert hook in st, draw yarn through pulling yarn from under finger, drop loops from finger, letting them fall to right side of work and complete s c).
3rd Row1 s c in each st. Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows 9 times, then work 1 more row of loop sts.
23rd RowStart decreasing for toe, skip the 1st s c, 1 s c in each remaining st.
24th Row1 s c in 1st s c, loop st in each remaining st. Repeat 23rd and 24th rows twice, then work 18 more rows even.
47th Row2 s c in 1st st, 1 s c in each remaining st.
48th Row1 s c in 1st s c, loop st in each remaining st. Repeat 47th and 48th rows twice. Work 22 (24-26) more rows even, break yarn, leaving about a 7 inch length, thread needle and sew short ends together.
With right side of work towards you, attach Yellow at back at straight edge and work 1 s c in each row, break yarn. With Brown, sew to sole.
VAMPWith Yellow, ch 10, 1 s c in 2nd st from hook, * ch 1, skip 1 st, s c in next st, repeat from * 3 times.
2nd RowCh 1, turn, 1 s c in 1st s c, * ch 1, 1 s c in next s c, repeat from * 3 times. Repeat 2nd row until work measures 4 ½ inches, break yarn.
Attach Brown and working all around vamp, work 1 s c and ch 1, skipping 1 row at sides and 1 st at ends, working 1 s c, ch 1, 1 s c in each corner s c at top, break yarn. Sew vamp in position leaving 7 rows at top free.
With Brown, ch 15, with wrong side of slipper towards you, insert needle in s c row next to vamp, work s c in each s c row around top of slipper, ch 15, break yarn. Draw the ch 15 through each side of vamp and tie as illustrated.
Other great patterns from Slippers, Star Book No. 47:
Scuffs with Heel
Cross Strap Play Shoes
Striped Bed Socks
Double Buckle Slippers
Double Strap Sandals
Grecian Strap Sandals
Children's Boots with Bells
Child's Rabbit Slippers
Puss in Boots Slippers
Loop Stitch Moccasins
Boy's Streamlined Slippers
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