Quilted Cross-Stitch Slippers
Cast on 74 sts. Row 1 (RS): K3, pm, work Row 1 of Quilted Cross-St pat to last 3 sts, pm, sl 3 wyif. Continuing to work first and last 3 sts as I-cord edging and center sts in Quilted Cross-St pat, work even until piece measures 7 (8, 9) inches, ending with a WS row. Next row (RS): K3, *p1, k1; rep from *
to marker, sl 3 wyif. Rep last row until slipper measures 9 (10, 11) inches, ending with a WS row and removing markers on last row. Shape Toe Row 1 (RS): *K2, k2tog; rep from * to
last 2 sts, k2—56 sts. Rows 2, 4 and 6: Purl. Row 3: *K1, k2tog; rep from * to last
2 sts, k2—38 sts. Row 5: *K2tog; rep from * across—
19 sts. Row 7: *K2tog; rep from * to last st,
k1—10 sts. Cut yarn, leaving an 18-inch tail. Finish same as for Whelk Slippers.
Using tail, sew approx 21/2 inches from toe along top of slipper. Secure yarn by weaving through several sts on WS and then cut. Fold slipper in half lengthwise and sew
heel edges tog to close slipper. Weave in ends.