TV Slippers Pattern

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TV Slippers Pattern

LILY DOUBLE QUICK Mercerized Crochet Cotton, Art. 50: 3 skeins Dk. Brown and 1 skein Coral Pink.

100 yards of silver metallic thread.

No. 0 and 3 Steel Crochet Hooks.

4 rhinestone buttons.

SOLE: Starting at center with Brown and No. 3 hook, make a tight chain 2½ inches shorter than foot.

RND 1: 3 sc in 2d ch from hook, sc to center of chain, hdc in next 3 ch, dc to end, 7 dc in end ch, work to cor­respond on other side of chain. Do not join.

RND 2: Sc around heel increasing to keep work flat (to increase 1 st, make 2 sts in 1 st). Work sc to 1st dc, hdc in next 2 dc, dc around to opposite place, increasing around toe; hdc in next 2 dc, sc to heel end.

RND 3: Sc in each st around, increasing around heel and toe to keep work flat. Repeat Rnd 3 thru Rnd 9, or other desired size. Join and fasten off. Make 2.

HEEL LIFT: Ch 20, sk 4 ch, dc in next 15 ch, 7 dc in end ch, dc in 16 sts on other side of chain.

RND 2: Ch 3, turn, dc around with 7 incs. around end. Repeat Rnd 2.

RND 4: Ch 1, turn, sc around with 7 incs. around end. Fasten off. Make 2. Sew tog. back-to-back, thru 1 lp of each sc. Sew Lift on top of 1 Sole, thru 1 lp of sc on Sole and remaining lp on 1 side of Lift. Sew 2d Sole on top in same way. Steam and press dry thru a cloth.

BRAID: With 1 strand each Coral and silver, and No. 0 hook, ch 5, sc in 5th ch from hook. (Ch 4, turn, sc in sc) repeated. Make 6 pieces: 1st (at toe) — 3½ inches; 2d — 4 inches; 3d — 4½ inches; 4th — 4¾ inches; 5th — 4⅞ inches; 6th — 5¼ inches. For large size, increase Braids to fit over foot snugly. Sew ends of 1st piece to Sole 1¼ inches apart at toe. Sew ends of other pieces to Sole ¼ inch apart. Sew Braids tog. across cen­ter to 1 inch above Sole.

VAMP: Ch 24, sk 1 ch, sc in next 23 ch. Work in back lps. * Ch 2, turn, sc in 12 sc. Ch 1, turn, sc in 12 sc. Ch 2, turn, sc in 12 sc, hdc and 10 sc down in bal. of previous row. Ch 1, turn, 23 sc; repeat from * once; ch 2, turn, 23 sc; sc in center of end, sl st in next corner. Fasten off. Sew up across center of Braids. Sew 2 buttons on center of Vamp.

HEEL: Ch 38.

ROW 1: Sk 1 ch, sc in next 37 ch.

ROW 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in 37 sc. Repeat 3 times.

ROW 6: Decrease 1 sc in center of row (to decrease, work 2 sc off as 1 sc).

ROW 7: Decrease 1 sc at each end and in center. Repeat Row 7 twice. Fasten off. Sew starting side to Sole around heel end. Make a Braid piece to go from corner of Vamp around top of Heel to other corner of Vamp, in a tight fit. Sew in place. Make 2d Slipper in same way.