Little Jane Slippers
The added strap helps to keep these slippers on busy little feet.
Design by Amy Niezur
14 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches/10cm
in garter st with larger needles. To save time, take time to
Wrap and Turn (W/T): Work to st indicated, bring yarn between needles to front of work, slip next st to RH needle, take yarn to back, slip wrapped st back to LH needle, turn.
Two double-point needles are used to work back and forth in rows on the smaller number of stitches used for the heel, foot and toes of these slippers. Top edge is worked in rounds with
the set of double-point needles.
With larger needles, cast on 11 sts. Heel Work garter st short-row heel as
follows: Rows 1 (RS) and 2: Knit to last st, W&T. Note: Mark Row 1 as RS. Rows 3 and 4: Knit to last 2 sts, W&T. Rows 5 and 6: Knit to last 3 sts, W&T. Note: There are now 3 wrapped sts at each end of row and 5 unwrapped sts in the center. Rows 7 and 8: Knit to first wrapped st (3rd st from end of row), knit this st, turn. Rows 9 and 10: Knit to next wrapped
st, knit this st, turn. Continue until all wrapped sts have
been worked. Foot Work even until piece measures
4 (5, 6) inches. Note: Measure length in center of row. Toe Work same as heel until all wrapped
sts have been worked. Bind off. Top Edge With smaller needles and beg at center back of heel, pick up and knit 44 (50, 56) sts evenly spaced. Divide onto needles; pm and join to work in rnds. Rnd 1: Purl, dec 3 sts evenly across
top of toe—41 (47, 53) sts. Rnd 2: Knit. Rnd 3: Purl. Bind off kwise.
Strap Mark desired location of strap along side of top edge. With smaller needles, pick up and knit 3 sts at marker along side edge of slipper. Work in garter st, slipping the first st of each row pwise, until strap measures 3 inches. Next row (buttonhole): K2tog, yo, k1. Work 1 row even. Bind off. Work strap for 2nd slipper to mirror
first slipper. Sew button opposite buttonhole. Weave in ends.