DROPS Extra / 0-523

Sneaky Santa by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS Christmas slippers in ”Eskimo”. Sizes for children and adult.

Sizes:
child-child-child-woman(woman-woman-woman)
US: 4½/6 -7½/9½ -10½/13 -2/4 (5/6½ -7½/9 -10/12)
EU: 22/23 -25/27 -28/31 -32/34 (35/37 -38/40 -42/44)

Foot length: 15-17-19-21 (23-25-28) cm / 6"-6 3/4"-7½"-8 1/4" (9"-9
3/4"-11")

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
50-50-50-50 (100-100-150) g color no 08, red
50 g for all sizes color no 01, off-white
50 g for all sizes color no 13, tan
A remnant of black for eyes

FOR SIZE Child 4½ - Woman 4 (EU 22-34):
DROPS CROCHET HOOK 10½/K (7 mm) – or size needed to get 14 sc = width 10 cm / 4''.

FOR SIZE Woman 5-12 (EU 35-44):
DROPS CROCHET HOOK 11/L (8 mm) – or size needed to get 11 sc = width 10 cm / 4''.

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Pattern instructions

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.
CROCHET INFO:
Replace first sc at beg of round/row with 1 ch. Finish each round/row with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round/from beg of previous row.
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FOOT:
Beg by the toes and crochet with off-white and crochet hook size 7 (8) mm.
ROUND 1: Ch 3 and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 2: Crochet 4-4-5-5 (5-5-6) sc in ring – See CROCHET INFO above!
ROUND 3: 2 sc in each sc = 8-8-10-10 (10-10-12) sc.
ROUND 4: * 1 sc in first sc, 2 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* = 12-12-15-15 (15-15-18) sc.
ROUND 5-6: 1 sc in each sc.
ROUND 7 (this round only applies to size woman 5-12 (EU 35-44)): 1 sc in each sc.
ROUND 7 (8): * 1 sc in each of the first 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc *, repeat from *-* = 16-16-20-20 (20-20-24) sc.
Continue with 1 sc in each sc.
REMEMBER THE CROCHET GAUGE!
When piece measures 5-5-6-7 (7-8-10) cm / 2"-2"-2 3/8"-2 3/4" (2 3/4"-3 1/8"-4") change to tan and continue until piece measures 7-8-9-10 (10-12-14) cm / 2 3/4"-3 1/8"-3½"-4"- (4"-4 3/4"-5½").

HEEL:
Change to red, AT THE SAME TIME divide piece and crochet back and forth from mid upper foot – remember CROCHET INFO!
When slipper measures 15-17-19-21 (23-25-28) cm / 6"-6 3/4"-7½"-8 1/4" (9"-9 3/4"-11") place it flat and crochet tog mid back with a row of sl sts through both layers. Cut and fasten thread.

LEG:
Crochet 1 round sc with red round the opening (beg mid front) = approx 22-26-28-30 (26-28-30) sc. Continue in the round with 1 sc in each sc until leg measures approx 3-3-4-4 (5-5-6) cm / 1 1/8"-1 1/8"-1½"-1½" (2"-2"-2 3/8"). Now continue back and forth on only half the sts - i.e. from mid front to mid back - crochet sc, AT THE SAME TIME dec to create a point as follows: * turn with 1 ch, skip first sc and crochet 1 sc in each sc until 1 sc remain *, repeat from *-* until 2 sts remain, cut and fasten thread.

ASSEMBLY:
Make a small off-white pompom with a diameter of approx 2-2-2-2 (3-3-3) cm / 3/4"-3/4"-3/4"-3/4" (1 1/8"-1 1/8"-1 1/8") and attach to the top of the point on leg (= top of Santa’s hat). Fold leg down towards RS. Make another pompom in red and sew it to mid upper foot in the transition between off-white and tan = Santa’s nose.
Sew a few black sts above the nose for eyes.

Crochet the other slipper in the same way, but when making Santa’s hat crochet on the opposite side of slipper, i.e. crochet from mid back to mid front in order to have the hat at the other side.

Adeline 12.12.2018 - 14:18:

Bonjour, Si j'utilise la couleur rouge en aller et retour, je me retrouve avec le rouge au dessus du chameau diviser en deux dès le début. Or sur votre photo le rouge recouvre bien le dessus du pied sur une longueur assez importante. J'ai bien compris pour l'assemblage du talon en maille coulée mais je ne comprends pas comment avoir ce rouge non divisé?

DROPS Design 12.12.2018 kl. 14:46:

Bonjour Adeline, vous continuez bien en allers et retours à partir de la partie en rouge. Quand le pied sera terminé et assemblé, vous crochèterez des ms en rond tout autour de l'ouverture du chausson pour la tige (jambe), partie que l'on voit sur la photo. Bon crochet!

Anna 29.11.2018 - 13:48:

Hej! När man ska ersätta första fm på ett nytt varv hoppar man över maskan som den fasta skulle suttit i? Eller gör man en lm och sedan nästa fm där den första egentligen skulle suttit? Så enligt mönstret ska man alltid dra bort en fm från angivet antal fm? Gäller detta alla rader?

DROPS Design 03.12.2018 kl. 10:26:

Hei Anna. Når du skal erstatte en fm med luftmaske på begynnelsen av omgangen betyr det at du hopper over den første fm på omgangen - altså på hver omgang som starter med en fastmaske. Om du ikke hopper over fastmasken vil luftmaskene komme i tillegg. I noen oppskirfter hekles det slik, men dette står spesifisert. Her skal du alstå hoppe over den første fastmasken på omgangen, og gå rett videre til neste maske. Denne hekles i den masken det står at den hekles i. Når lufmasken erstatter første fastmaske teller denne med i maskeantalelt. God fornøyelse.

Caroline 20.11.2018 - 19:43:

Det kan godt hende det er fordi jeg er nybegynner, men får ikke til heklefastheten til de mindre størrelsene. Er det virkelig riktig at det skal være 14 fm, for jeg får bare rundt 10, selv med 5 mm-nål?

DROPS Design 23.11.2018 kl. 11:03:

Hei Caroline. Ja dette stemmer, du må ha 14 fm = 10 cm for at målene på tøffelen skal bli rikitg. Det er veldig individuelt hvordan man hekler, så du må endre heklenålen etter heklefasteheten - selvom det i dette tilfellet betyr å gå ned flere størrelser. God fornøyelse

Mara Abete 08.12.2015 - 13:15:

Bonjour Avez-vous une adresse de mercerie qui vendrait vos laines DROPS au Luxembourg où j'habite ? Cordialement. Mara

DROPS Design 08.12.2015 kl. 17:27:

Bonjour Mme Abete, il n'y a pas encore de revendeur DROPS au Luxembourg, vous pouvez commander dans une des boutiques en ligne en France ou en Belgique. Bon crochet!

Virginia Bishop 27.11.2015 - 22:39:

Thank you so much on your help with the heel, it turned to be a very simple pattern that goes very fast!

DROPS Design 05.11.2015 - 14:05:

There is now a new video showing how to work this kind of slippers - but remember to follow the written pattern at the same time (for number of sts, increase, etc..). Happy crocheting!

Virginia 02.11.2015 - 00:02:

I am so disappointed in this pattern! I have read all this stuff and still have no idea how to do the heel. Beyond aggravated! It would have been so much easier for us trying to follow the pattern if you would have put the directions in there! I'm about to give up and would hesitate buying one of your patterns afraid it wouldn't be any clearer then this is.

DROPS Design 02.11.2015 kl. 10:13:

Dear Virginia, sorry you get worries about the pattern, slippers are worked from the toe, first in the round, then back and forth for the opening of leg. When you have reach length for slipper, crochet tog the last row with a sl st row - see also video below. Remember your DROPS store will always help you with tips and advices when required. Happy crocheting!

Maggy 12.10.2015 - 18:30:

Bonjour, pour l'échantillon, il est écrit 14ms pour 10 cm de largeur, mais combien de rang en ms faut il faire ? Merci

DROPS Design 13.10.2015 kl. 09:33:

Bonjour Maggy, pour avoir la bonne taille, le plus important est le nbe de ms en largeur, la hauteur sera ajustée en cm (pas en nbe de rangs). Bon crochet!

Carmen 08.10.2015 - 13:28:

Estoy realizando estas pantuflas y veo que la estimación de ovillos de color rojo para realizar un par no se ajusta a lo que indica el patrón. Con 50gr no me alcanza más que para un pie. La talla que estoy realizando es la de 28/31. Tanto si lo hago con aguja de 7 como con una menor me falta material. Podríais revisar el patrón? Yo creo que necesito algo más de 100gr para un par de esa talla

DROPS Design 10.10.2015 kl. 11:33:

Hola Carmen. La cantidad de la lana en este modelo está ajustada. Hay que tener en cuenta la tensión recomendada en el patrón, es decir, si trabajas más prieto vas a necesitar más lana. Con 100 gr yo he tejido la talla grande. Ten en cuenta también que los pompones son pequeños.

Anna 14.03.2015 - 17:08:

J'ai réalisé ces chaussons que j'ai offert à ma fille pour Noël, effet garanti, un vrai succès !

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