Cozy Slipper Socks
Keep feet toasty warm this winter with these quick-to-make slipper socks that are packed with style. Make several pairs for gifts or you might find your socks missing!
Instructions given fit woman’s size small; changes for medium and large are in [ ].
Foot Length: 81/2 inches (small) [ 91/2 inches (medium), 101/2 inches (large)] Leg Length: 8 inches
• Plymouth Yarn Encore Chunky Tweed bulky (chunky) weight acrylic/ wool/ rayon yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 143 yds/ 100g per ball):
2 balls # 4108 medium blue • Plymouth Yarn Encore Chunky bulky (chunky) weight acrylic/ wool yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 143 yds/ 100g per ball):
1 ball # 0240 taupe • Size L/ 11/ 8mm crochet hook or size
needed to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle • Pompom maker (optional)
9 hdc = 4 inches; 8 rows = 4 inches in half double crochet 11 sc = 4 inches; 13 rows = 4 inches in single crochet
Weave in loose ends as work progresses. When one set of numbers is given, it applies to all sizes. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Chain- 2 at beginning of row counts as first half double crochet unless otherwise stated.
Half double crochet join ( hdc join): Place slip knot on hook, yo, insert hook in indicated st, yo and pull up a lp, yo, and draw through all lps on hook.
SLIPPERS LEFT SLIPPER
Leg Row 1: With blue, ch 21 [ 25, 29], hdc in 3rd ch from hook ( beg sk chs count as first hdc) and in each ch across, turn. ( 20 [ 24, 28] hdc) Rows 2–14: Ch 2 ( see Pattern Notes), hdc in each hdc across, turn.
Top of Foot Row 1: Ch 2, hdc in next 9 [ 11, 13] hdc, leaving rem sts unworked, turn. ( 10 [ 12, 14] hdc) Rows 2–10: Ch 2, hdc in each hdc across, turn. Row 11: Ch 2, hdc dec ( see Stitch Guide) in next 2 hdc, hdc in each of next 4 [ 6, 8] sts, hdc dec in next 2 hdc, hdc in last hdc, turn. ( 8 [ 10, 12] hdc) Row 12: Ch 2, hdc dec in next 2 hdc, hdc in each of next 2 [ 4, 6] hdc, hdc dec in next 2 sts, hdc in last hdc, turn. Fasten off size small only. ( 6 [ 8, 10] hdc)
Sizes Medium & Large Only Row : Ch 2, hdc dec in next 2 hdc, hdc in each of next [ 2, 4] hdc, hdc dec in next 2 hdc, hdc in last hdc, turn. Fasten off size medium only. ([ 6, 8] hdc)
Size Large Only Row : Ch 2, hdc dec in next 2 hdc, hdc in each of next 2 hdc, hdc dec in next 2 hdc, hdc in last hdc. Fasten off. ([ 6] hdc)
Leg Rows 1–14: Rep rows 1– 14 of Leg of Left Slipper. Fasten off.
Top of Foot Row 1: Sk first 10 [ 12, 14] hdc, hdc join ( see Special Stitch) in next st, hdc in rem sts, turn. ( 10 [ 12, 14] hdc) Rows 2–12 [2–13, 2–14]: Rep rows 2–12 [ 2– 13, 2– 14] of Top of Foot of Left Slipper.
Make 2. Row 1: With taupe, ch 7, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. ( 6 sc) Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in each sc across to last 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in last sc, turn. ( 8 sc) Row 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. Rows 4 & 5 [4–7, 4–9]: Rep rows 2 and 3 once [ twice, 3 times]. ( 10 [ 12, 14] sc) Rows 6–20 [8–22, 10–24]: Ch 1, sc in first sc and in each sc across, turn. Row 21 [23, 25]: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sc dec ( see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sc, sc in each sc across to last 3 sc, sc dec in next 2 sc, sc in last sc, turn. ( 8 [ 10, 12] sc) Row 22 [24, 26]: Ch 1 sc in first sc and in each sc across, turn.
Size Small Only Rows 23 & 24: Rep rows 21 and 22. Fasten off. ( 6 sc)
Size Medium Only Rows [25–28]: Rep rows 23 and 24. Fasten off. ([ 6] sc)
Size Large Only Rows [27–32]: [ Rep rows 25 and 26] 3 times. Fasten off. ([ 6] sc)
Fold Leg in half with RS tog, matching ends of rows, sew tog last 2 rows at base of Leg. Match RS of Sole and RS of Top of Foot and Leg opening and pin in place. With blue, loosely sl st Sole to Slipper, join in beg sl st and fasten off. Turn RS out. Join blue at bottom of side opening of Slipper, sc evenly along ends of rows, across opposite side of foundation ch and along ends of rows on other side of opening. Fasten off. Rep for 2nd Slipper.
Make 2. With taupe, beg with 5- inch tail, ch 80, fasten off, leaving 5- inch tail. Using photo as a guide, lace Ties through side openings of Slippers.
Make 4. With taupe, make small ( approximately 11/2- inch) pompom. Using 5- inch tail, attach 1 pompom to each end of ch.