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* 2 rows dark old pink, 2 rows light old pink, 2 rows pistachio green, 2 rows green *, repeat from *-*. NOTE: First row with dark old pink is explained in the pattern.
Decrease 1 sc as follows: Insert hook in first sc and pull yarn through, insert hook in next sc and pull yarn through, make 1 YO and pull yarn through all 3 loops on hook.
First work the granny square, then work the rest of the slipper.
Ch 6 on hook size 4 mm / G/6 with light old pink and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: ch 3, 2 dc in ch-ring, * ch 3, 3 dc *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with ch 3 and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 2 (switch to dark old pink): ch 3, 2 dc in first ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, * ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with ch 1 and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 3 (switch to pistachio green): ch 3, 2 dc in first ch-space, ch 1, * 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, ch 1 and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 4 (switch to green): ch 3, 2 dc in first ch-space, ch 1, * 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 1 *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 1 and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Fasten off.
Work with dark old pink: 1 sc in the corner, then 1 sc in every dc and 1 sc in every ch along the one side of the square, finish with 1 sc in the corner = 17 sc. Then work sc in STRIPES – see explanation above – back and forth over these sts for 5-6-7 cm / 2''-2 3/8''-2 3/4'' (turn every row with 1 ch). Fasten off. Repeat in the opposite side of crochet square. Then sew these part tog mid under foot - sew in front loops of last row of sc's to avoid a chunky seam mid under foot.
Work with dark old pink: 1 sc in every st along one side of the square the same way as on under piece (= 17 sc), then work 19-21-23 sc along the stripes on the under side of foot = 36-38-40 sc in total. Then work STRIPES and sc in the round a total of 5-6-7 rounds (beg every round with 1 ch and finish every round with 1 sl st in first ch). Then work 5 rounds while dec 6 sts evenly on every round - READ DECREASE TIP = 6-8-10 sc. Cut the yarn, baste it up and down around the tip, pull the yarn to tighten and fasten tightly.
Work with dark old pink: First 1 sc in each of the outermost 3 dc along the last side of square, and 1 sc in ch-space in the corner, then crochet 20-22-24 sc along the stripes on the under side of foot, then work 1 sc in the corner on the square and 1 sc in each of the first 3 dc = 28-30-32 sc. Work STRIPES and sc back and forth - AT THE SAME TIME on 3rd row inc 1 sc at the end of row by working 2 sc in last sc. Repeat inc at the end of every row a total of 6 times (i.e. 3 times in each side) = 34-36-38 sc. Continue with sc until the entire slipper measures approx. 22-24-27 cm / 8¾”-9½”-10½”. Cut the yarn, fold the slipper double and sew tog edge to edge mid back on heel.
Then finish by working 1 round sc with dark old pink around the opening on the slipper.
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