DROPS Baby / 17 / 12

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Felted slippers for baby and children in 2 threads DROPS Alpaca

Size: 1/3-6/9-12/18 months (2-3/4-5) years
Foot length: 10 -11-12½ (14-16-18) cm
[4”-4 3/8”-4¾” (5½”-6¼”-7”)]

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
50-100-100 (100-100-100) g of any color

Colors used here:
No 6205, light blue
No 3720, violet
No 3140, light pink
No 8105, light steel blue
No 6347, dark steel blue

DROPS STRAIGHT NEEDLES size 5.5 mm [US 9] – or size needed to get 16 sts x 20 rows stockinette st with 2 strands Alpaca = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].
After felting: approx 24 sts x 29 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4’’ x 4’’].

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Worked in 1 piece back and forth on needle with seam mid upper foot and mid back. Beg mid back – SEE MEASUREMENT CHART.
LOOSELY cast on 50-56-60 (64-64-68) sts on needle size 5.5 mm [US 9] with 2 strands Alpaca and work stockinette st back and forth on needle as follows: * work the first 16 sts, turn piece and work return row, work 1 row on all sts *, repeat from *-* a total of 6 times. Now continue back and forth on all sts. REMEMBER THE KNITTING GAUGE!
When piece measures 9-9½ -9½ (11½ -13-15) cm [3½”-3 ¾”-3 ¾” (4½”-5 1/8”-6”] (measured in the middle of piece) bind off 10-10-10 (13-13-13) sts in the beg of next row from RS, knit until end of row, turn, bind off 10-10-10 (13-13-13) sts in the beg of next row, purl until end of row = 30-36-40 (38-38-42) sts left on row.
Now bind off 1 st each side on every other row a total of 3-3-3 (0-0-0) times = 24-30-34 (38-38-42) sts.
Continue until piece measures 15-16-18 (20-22-26) cm [6”-6¼”-7” (8”-8¾”-10¼”)].
K2 tog across the row, cut the yarn, pull through remaining sts and fasten.

Fold slipper double and sew tog mid back, sew in outer loops of sts. Sew slipper tog mid upper foot in the same way, but leave the top 10 cm [4’’] for split

Felt slippers in washing machine – SEE BELOW. After felting shape slippers while still wet.

Wash slippers hot in washing machine at 40C/104F with detergent free of enzymes and optical bleach (usual spin and no pre-wash).
If slippers are too large after felting, you may wash them again.
If the slippers are too small, soak them and pull them into the right size.
Wash slippers cold at a wool program at subsequent washes.


= heel mid back, sew to B
= heel mid back, sew to A
= mid under foot
= knitting direction

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