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DROPS 98-26 by DROPS Design

DROPS Crochet slippers in Eskimo

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Size: 35/37 – 38/40 – 42/44
Foot length: 22 - 25 - 28 cm

Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
150-200-200 g colour no. 21, jeans blue

DROPS crochet hook size 8 mm - or size needed to obtain the correct crochet tension

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pattern type: slippers, shape: toe up, shoe size: 35-37 (22cm), 38-40 (24cm), 41-43 (27cm),

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NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - 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 American English, please click here.
Crochet tension: 11 dc = 10 cm in the width.

Crochet info:
Substitute the first dc at the beginning of round/row with 1 ch. Finish each round with 1 sl st in the ch from beg of previous round (1 sl st in the ch from beg of previous row when crocheting back and forth).

Lobster sts: 1 row of lobster sts are the same as a row of dc but the row is crochet backwards, which means the crochet is done from the left towards the right.


Slippers:
Foot: Beginning with the toe, crochet in Eskimo and hook size 8 mm as follows:
1st round: Crochet 3 ch and make a loop with a sl st in the first ch.
2nd round: Crochet 5-5-6 dc around the loop – read crochet info!
3rd round: 2 dc in each dc = 10-10-12 dc.
4th round: *1 dc in the first dc, 2 dc in the next dc*, repeat from *-* = 15-15-18 dc.
5th – 7th round: Crochet 1 dc in each dc.
8th round: *1 dc in the first dc, 1 dc in the second dc and 2 dc in the third dc*, repeat from *-* = 20-20-24 dc.
Continue to crochet 1 dc into each dc until the piece measures approx 11-13-14 cm.

Heel: Now divide the piece and crochet back and forth from the centre top of the foot – remember crochet info – 1 dc into each dc.
When the slipper measures approx 22-25-28 cm place it flat and crochet it tog at the centre back with a row of dc through both layers. Cut the thread and sew.


Leg: Crochet 1 round of dc round the opening of the slipper. Continue round with 1 dc in each dc until the piece measures 9 cm. Now crochet 1 round with lobster sts – see explanation above- before cutting the threads.

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