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Felted DROPS men's slippers in ”Big Delight”.
DROPS Extra 0-900
DROPS design: Pattern no db-016
Yarn group C
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Size:
US Men: 3½/5- 6/7- 7½/8- 9/10½
US Woman: 5/6½- 7½/8½- 9/10- 10½/12
EU: 35/37- 38/39- 40/42- 43/44
Slipper length: approx. 25-27-29-31 cm / 9 3/4"-10½"-11½"-12 1/4"

Materials: DROPS BIG DELIGHT from Garnstudio
100-100-200-200 g color no 13, gray

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 5 mm / US 8 - or size needed to get 17 sts x 22 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4'' before felting.
After felting 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4'' = 23 sts x 34 rows

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  • DROPS BIG DELIGHT PRINT (100g)
    9.90 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, beg at the top of instep.

Cast on 4-5-4-6 sts on needles size 5 mm / US 8 with Big Delight. Work in stockinette st. Inc in each side by casting on new sts at the end of every row as follows:
Right side seen from RS (towards heel): 3 sts 3 times, 4 sts 3 times, 10-12-14-16 sts 1 time.
Left side seen from RS (towards toe): 3 sts 7-7-8-9 times, 1 st 2-3-3-2 times.
After all inc are done there are 58-62-66-72 sts on needle. Continue in stockinette st. REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
When piece measures 18-19-19-20 cm / 7"-7½"-7½"-8", insert a marker in piece = mid under foot. Now work the other side of slipper with dec instead of inc. Beg dec when as many cm /
inches have been worked from marker as from last inc in each side and until marker.
Note! Dec in right side beg when 2-3-4-4 dec have been done in left side.
Dec at beg of every row as follows:
Left side seen from RS (towards toe): 1 st 2-3-3-2 times, 3 sts 7-7-8-9 times.
Right side seen from RS (towards heel): 10-12-14-16 sts 1 time, 4 sts 3 times, 3 sts 3 times = 4-5-4-6 sts remain. Bind off.

ASSEMBLY:
Fold the slipper mid under foot and sew seam mid on top of foot (incl cast-on and bind-off edge).
Pick up approx. 55 to 60 sts around the opening at the top on needle size 5 mm / US 8 (it is important to pick up enough sts to avoid a tight edge). K 2 rows. Bind off. Sew seam mid back in front loop of outermost sts. Knit another slipper.

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 slippers and shape it to the correct size while it is still wet. At subsequent wash, wash the slippers at regular wool program.

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