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GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K sts on all rows.
DIAGRAM: See diagrams A-1 and A-2 for assembly.
Worked from the toes and to the heel, the entire slipper is worked in garter st. Cast on 19-21-23 sts with 1 thread Big Fabel or 2 threads Fabel and work in garter st back and forth, AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 st (work 2 sts in 1 st) in each side every other row a total of 20-22-23 times = 59-65-69 sts. Piece measures approx. 13-14-15 cm / 5"-5½"-6".
Work as before over the first 29-32-34 sts, bind off 1 st, work the remaining 29-32-34 sts on left needle. From now the piece is worked in two parts separately.
Continue in garter st and dec 1 st (K 2 tog) in each side every other row a total of 12-14-15 times = 5-4-4 sts remain.
Then dec as follows:
Size 5/6½: K 2 tog, K 1, K 2 tog. Work 1 row. On next row slip 1 st as if to K, K 2 tog, psso.
Size 7½/8½ - 9/10: K 2 tog 2 times. Work 1 row. On next row K 2 tog.
Cut the thread and pull it through the last st. Finish the other side the same way.
Piece measures approx. 21-23-26 cm / 8 1/4"-9"-10 1/4" in total.
See diagrams A-1 and A-2 for illustration. Fold the slipper double and sew neatly tog in front loop of outermost st from point 1 through point 2 to point 3. Fold the edge down 2 cm / 3/4'' at the back and sew a small stitch to hold the fold down.
opening for foot
top of foot
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