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DROPS 117-33 by DROPS Design

Felted DROPS slipper in ”Eskimo”. Size from child 9 to woman 12 (EU 26 to 44).

DROPS 117-33

DROPS design: Pattern no EE-279.

SIZES:
child-child-child-woman-woman-woman
US 9/10½-11/12½-13½- 5/6½-7½/9-10/12
EU 26/28-29/31-32/34- 35/37-38/40-42/44

Foot length: 17 - 18 - 20 - 22 - 24 - 27 cm /
6 3/4" - 7" - 8" - 8 3/4" - 9½" - 10 5/8"

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
200-200-250-250-250-300 g color no 48, beige mix

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 6 mm / US 10 - or size needed to get 13 sts x 17 rows in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

INCREASING TIP: Inc from RS with 1 YO. On next row work YO into back of loop to avoid a hole.
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SLIPPER:
Worked back and forth on needle from toes towards the heel, and sewn tog mid upper foot afterwards. Cast on 10-11-13-14-15-17 sts on needle size 6 mm / US 10 with Eskimo (leave approx 50 cm / 20'' thread end, and use this to sew slipper tog afterwards). Insert a marker in st 4-4-4-5-5-5 and 1 marker in st 7-8-10-10-11-13. Work stockinette st, AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 st each side of the 2 markers – SEE INCREASING TIP, and repeat the inc on every other row a total of 6 times = 34-35-37-38-39-41 sts.
REMEMBER THE GAUGE!
Continue until piece measures 13-13-14-16-18-20 cm / 5 1/8"-5 1/8"-5½"-6 1/4"-7"-8" and work next row as follows: 8-8-8-10-10-10 garter sts, 18-19-21-18-19-21 stockinette sts, 8-8-8-10-10-10 garter sts. Continue like this until piece measures 31-33-36-40-44-49 cm / 12 1/4"-13"-14 1/4"-15 3/4"-17 1/4"-19 1/4". Bind off.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew thread through outermost sts towards toes and tighten, sew seam mid upper foot inside ½ st to where the garter st beg. Fold slipper double and sew tog mid back, edge to edge, in order to avoid a chunky seam.

FELTING:
Wash slippers in the washing machine with a detergent free of enzymes and optical bleach. Wash at 40C/104F with normal spin, but without pre-wash. After wash form the slipper to the right size whilst still wet and leave to dry. At subsequent washes, wash slippers at a wool programme.

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