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Knitting gauge: 12 sts x 20 rows on needles size 7 mm / US 10 ½ in seed sts = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.
1st row: *K1, P1*, repeat from *-*.
2nd row: *K over P and P over K*, repeat from *-*. Repeat the 2nd row.
Garter sts: Knit all rows.
Decreasing tips: All decreases are done from the RS. Decrease as follows: K 2 tog.
The slippers are knitted from the heel, back on forth on row.
Cast on 34-36-40 sts on needle size 7 mm / US 10 ½ in Eskimo no 17 and work seed sts – see explanation above.
When the piece measures 11-12-14 cm / 4½"-4 3/4"-5½" bind off 5-5-6 sts loosely each side in beg of next 2 rows = 24-26-28 sts.
Continue in garter sts until finished measurements.
When the piece measures 17-20-23 cm / 6 3/4"-8"-9" on next row from RS dec 3 sts evenly, repeat on every RS row a total of 6 times = 6-8-10 sts – see decreasing tips.
Cut the yarn and pull it through the remaining sts.
The piece measures approx 22-25-28 cm / 8¾”-10”-11”.
Sew the seam at the top of the foot (from the toe until the leg opening begins), sew edge to edge with small fine sts. Sew the seam at the back the same way.
Make 2 small pompons in off white Eskimo approx. 5 cm / 2'' in diameter.
Sew the pompons to each corner of the leg opening mid front.
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