Instructions are for Child' Size with changes for Women's & Men's in parentheses.
Size 9 US / 5.5 mm) ( for men 10.5 US / 6.5 mm) knitting needles and 3 oz of worsted weight yarn.
1 strand Gauge: 4 sts= 1 inch 8 rows--4 ridges= 1 inch 2 strand gauge: 3.5 sts= 1 inch 7 rows= 1 inch
Slippers can be worked in single or double strand, but I prefer double for extra warmth.
on 27 (29-35) sts
ROW 1: - this will be the wrong side - K9 (9-11), p1, k7 (9-11), p1, k9, (9-11).
ROW 2: K all sts.
ROW 1: P 1, *k1, p1; repeat from * to end.
ROW 2: K1, *p1, k1; repeat from * to end.
Repeat these 2 rows of ribbing for 1 1/2 (2-2) ins., end on wrong side.
First DEC. ROW: Work ribbing for 7 (7-9) sts, * slip, k and psso, k1, k2 tog. *, work 3 (5-7) sts ribbing, repeat between *'s once, finish row in ribbing; 23 (25-31) sts.
NEXT ROW: Work 7 (7-9) sts ribbing, p3, work 3 (5-7) sts ribbing, p3, finish row.
Finishing -- Fold cast on edge in half (so slipper is inside out) and sew 3 (4, 5) ins. from toes leaving just enough room for your foot ot go inside slipper. Back stitch for 4 sts and cut yarn. Re-attach your yarn at heels then stitch heel shut. Make another slipper. Add a pom pom if you wish
make them non-slip for nursing homes or little ones, use a spray
non-skid coat like the one above, to spray on the bottoms of each
slipper. The product description states:
"Super Grip is an air dry non-skid fabric coating. The tackified synthetic rubber coating bonds to most fabrics to stop skidding and shifting. This durable rubber coating formula is machine washable and remains flexible. Super Grip will not transfer or yellow surfaces and will not pick up dirt or lint. DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO FLOOR, OVER APPLY, OR APPLY TO VINYL. Available in 11-oz Aerosol. Read the Super Grip FAQ to learn more about application!"