DROPS Extra / 0-546

DROPS Extra 0-546 by DROPS Design

Felted DROPS Easter slippers in “Eskimo”. Size 26 to 44.

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DROPS design: Pattern no EE-244

Size: 26/28-29/31-32/34-35/37-38/40-42/44
Foot length: 17 - 18 - 20 - 22 - 24 - 27 cm

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
200-200-250-250-250-300 g colour no 24, yellow
A remnant colour no 01, off-white
A remnant colour no 35, lime

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 6 mm – or size needed to get 13 sts x 17 rows in stocking st = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 5 mm – for flower.
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See knitted version of these slippers: Design no 111-29.
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pattern type: slippers, shoe size: 26-28 (17cm), 29-31 (18cm), 32-34 (20cm), 35-37 (22cm), 38-40 (24cm), 41-43 (27cm), 44-46 (30cm), theme: easter, tips & help: felted,

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NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.
INCREASING TIP: Inc from RS by making 1 YO. Work YO into back of loop on return row to avoid a hole.

SLIPPER:
Worked back and forth on needle from the toe towards the heel, and sewn tog mid upper foot afterwards. Cast on 10-11-13-14-15-17 sts on needle size 6 mm with yellow Eskimo (leave approx 50 cm thread and use this for sewing tog the slipper afterwards). Insert 1 marker in st no 4-4-4-5-5-5 and 1 marker in st no 7-8-10-10-11-13. Work stocking st, AT THE SAME TIME inc 1 st on each side of both 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 KNITTING TENSION!
Continue until piece measures 13-13-14-16-18-20 cm. Work next row as follows: 8-8-8-10-10-10 garter sts, 18-19-21-18-19-21 stocking sts, 8-8-8-10-10-10 garter sts, and continue like this until piece measures 31-33-36-40-44-49 cm. Cast off.

ASSEMBLY:
Tighten toe tog and sew slipper tog mid upper foot up to the garter sts. Fold slipper double and sew tog mid back, edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam.

FELTING: Wash at 40 degrees with a detergent free of enzymes and optical bleach, with normal spin, but no pre-wash.
After wash shape the slipper while still wet, and leave to dry. At subsequent washes wash at a wool programme.

CROCHET FLOWER:
Crochet with crochet hook size 8 mm and Eskimo as follows:
LEAF (use colour no 35, lime): Work 4 ch and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
* 1 dc in ring, 4 ch, 1 dtr in the first of the 4 ch *, repeat from *-* 5 times and finish with 1 sl st in dc from beg of round = 5 leaves. Cut and fasten thread.
FLOWER (use colour no 01, off-white): Work 4 ch. Work 2 tr in the first ch and then 1 sl st in the same ch.
Cut the thread and attach flower to the middle of leaf and sew to slipper mid upper foot after felting.

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