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Hobbit shoes by DROPS Design
"Cosy weekends - for the feet as well!"
Felted DROPS slippers in ”Eskimo”.
DROPS 135-37
DROPS design: Pattern no EE-402
Yarn group E
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SIZES:
child-child-child-woman(woman-woman-woman-man)
US: 4½/6 -7½/9½ -10½/13 -2/4 (5/6½ -7½/9 -10/12 -11½/14)
EU: 21/23 -24/27 -28/31 -32/34 (35/37 -38/40 -42/44 -45/48)

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
Color no 46, medium gray
200-250-250-250 (250-250-250-250) g
And use:
Color no 14, dark gray
100-100-100-100 (150-150-150-150) g

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 8 mm / US 11 - or size needed to get 11 sts x 15 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4'' before felting.
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When piece measures 37-40-43-47 (50-53-55-57) cm / 14½"-15 3/4"-17"-18½" (19 3/4"-21"-21 5/8"-22½"), bind off for leg at the beg of every row from WS: 1 st 1-2-3-3 (3-3-2-2) times and 2 sts 2-2-2-2 (3-4-6-7) times = 17-18-19-21 (22-23-24-26) sts.
Then switch back to dark grey and continue until piece measures 52-58-63-69 (73-75-83-86) cm / 20½"-22 3/4"-24 3/4"-27 1/8" (28 3/4"-29½"-32 3/4"-33 7/8").

Updated online: 21.09.2011 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO FROM Garnstudio
Colour no 46, medium grey
200-250-250-250 (250-250-250-250) g
And use:
Colour no 14, dark grey
100-100-100-100 (150-150-150-150) g

Updated online: 13.10.2011 (Printed catalogues do not include these corrections)

See all corrections to catalogue DROPS 135

The following yarns can be used as alternatives for DROPS Eskimo. All prices valid per 28/11/2014.

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Yarn type
  • DROPS ESKIMO UNI COLOUR (50g)
    3.60 USD
NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inch - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
SLIPPER:
The slipper is worked in one and sewn tog mid front and mid back when finished, beg at the top of leg.
Loosely cast on 19-20-21-23 (24-25-26-28) sts on needle size 8 mm / US 11 with dark gray. K 5 rows (1st row = RS).
REMEMBER THE TENSION/GAUGE!
Then work in stockinette st. AT THE SAME TIME on 1st row in stockinette st, dec 2 sts evenly = 17-18-19-21 (22-23-24-26) sts. When piece measures 13-15-15-17 (17-17-19-19) cm / 5 1/8"-6"-6"-6 3/4" (6 3/4"-6 3/4"-7½"-7½"), switch to medium gray and cast on sts for foot at the end of every row from RS: 2 sts 2-2-2-2 (3-4-6-7) times and 1 st 1-2-3-3 (3-3-2-2) times = 22-24-26-28 (31-34-38-42) sts.
When piece measures 37-40-43-47 (50-53-55-57) cm / 14½"-15 3/4"-17"-18½" (19 3/4"-21"-21 5/8"-22½"), bind off for leg at the beg of every row from WS: 1 st 1-2-3-3 (3-3-2-2) times and 2 sts 2-2-2-2 (3-4-6-7) times = 17-18-19-21 (22-23-24-26) sts.
Then switch back to dark grey and continue until piece measures 52-58-63-69 (73-75-83-86) cm / 20½"-22 3/4"-24 3/4"-27 1/8" (28 3/4"-29½"-32 3/4"-33 7/8").
P 1 row from WS while AT THE SAME TIME, inc 2 sts evenly = 19-20-21-23 (24-25-26-28) sts.
K 5 rows (1st row = RS).
Loosely bind off.

ASSEMBLY:
Fold the slipper double WS against WS and sew tog mid back in outer loops of edge sts. Sew the same way at the front over the foot and up along leg. Turn the slipper inside out - this is now RS.

FELTING:
Place the slippers in the washing machine with a detergent without enzymes and optical bleach. Wash warm at 40C/104F with normal spin but no pre-wash. Put on the slipper and shape it to the correct size while it is still wet. At subsequent wash, wash the slippers cold at regular wool program.

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