Lit­tle Jane Slip­pers

The added strap helps to keep these slip­pers on busy lit­tle feet.

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­sign by AMY NIEZUR

De­sign by Amy Niezur

Gauge

14 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches/10cm

in garter st with larger nee­dles. To save time, take time to

check gauge.

Spe­cial Tech­nique

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.

Pat­tern Notes

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.

Slip­per

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.

Fin­ish­ing

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.

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