Whip up a sweet pair of slippers in just about an hour with this easy pattern. They’re wonderful little gifts and are perfect for getting a jump on making stocking stuffers. They pack flat so are great for travel and mailing. These slippers would also be perfect to make for the Pink Slipper Project, which provides donated slippers for women and children living in shelters.
One-Hour Crochet Slippers
Can be made to fit any woman’s size
About 175 yds./160m worsted-weight yarn
Small amount yarn for edging—can be worsted-weight yarn, eyelash or other novelty yarn
H (5.00mm) hook
13 dc = 4”; 7 dc rows = 4”
Rnd 1: Beginning at toe, ch 5, join with sl st to form ring, ch 3 (counts as dc), 11 dc in ring, join with sl st in top of ch 3. (12)
Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, join. (24)
Rnd 3: Ch 3, dc in same st, dc in next 5 sts, (2 dc in next st, dc in next 5 sts) around, join. (28)
Rnd 4: Ch 3, dc in each st around, join. (28)
Note: For a more substantial toe, repeat rnd 4 here. Green shoes shown have this extra round.
Row 5: Ch 3, dc in next 20 sts; leave last 7 sts unworked, turn. (21)
Row 6: Ch 3, dc in each st across, turn. (21)
Repeat row 6, working rows until piece is about the same number of inches long as size desired. For example, 8 inches for size 8, 9 inches for size 9, etc.
Last row: Ch 1, sc in first 5 sts, hdc in next st, dc in next 9 sts, hdc in next st, sc in last 5 sts.
Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing. Fold heel area in half with right sides together; sew heel seam. Turn shoe right side out.
Edging rnd 1: Working across ends of rows, join with sc at heel, 2 sc in end of each dc row across, sc in 7 unworked sc on toe section, 2 sc in end of each remaining dc row across, join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Note: If using eyelash yarn for contrasting edging round, hold two strands together and work as one.
Contrasting edging rnd: Join edging yarn with sc in first st at heel, sc in each st around with (sc next 2 sts together) at each inside corner of toe section, join with sl st in first st. Fasten off.
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