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To avoid a hole in the middle beg with this technique:
Hold yarn end in the left hand and make a loop around left index finger (from left to right). Hold the loop with left thumb and index finger. * Insert hook through loop, get the yarn from ball, pull yarn through loop, make 1 YO on hook and pull YO through st on hook = 1 sc *, repeat from *-* until there are 8 sc in loop, finish with 1 sl st in first sc. Continue as explained in pattern – AT THE SAME TIME pull yarn end so that loop is tighten tog and the hole disappears.
Replace first sc at beg of round with 1 ch. Finish every round with 1 sl st in first ch from beg of round. I.e. when piece is worked in the round, work alternately from RS and WS and fasten with 1 sl st in first ch on round.
Slipper is worked on hook size 8 mm / L/11 with 1 strand Eskimo. Beg working from the toe. Piece is first worked in the round - read CROCHET INFO above, then worked back and forth.
Make a MAGIC CIRCLE - see explanation above - with lime.
ROUND 1 (WS): Turn piece and inc 6-7-8 sc evenly = 14-15-16 sc.
ROUND 2 (RS): Turn piece and work 1 sc in every sc.
ROUND 3 (WS): Turn piece and inc 6-7-8 sc evenly = 20-22-24 sc.
Work 3 rounds with 1 sc in every sc, finish with 1 sl st in first ch (last round is worked from RS). Switch to medium gray and work until piece measures 8-9-10 cm / 3”-3½”-4”.
Now divide the piece and work back and forth over the first 15-17-19 sts. When slipper measures approx. 21-24-26 cm / 8¼”-9½”-10¼”, place it double and work tog mid back with 1 row sl sts from WS through both layers.
Work around the entire slipper from RS with medium gray as follows: 1 sc in every row and 1 sc in every sc mid on top of foot, finish round with 1 sl st in 1st sc. Fasten off.
Work another slipper.
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