DROPS Baby / 19 / 15

Little Miss Claus Booties by DROPS Design

Felted slippers for Christmas in DROPS Eskimo. Size 21 to 48.

child-child-child-woman (woman-woman-woman-man)
US: 4½/6 -7½/9½ -10½/13 -2/4 (5/6½ -7½/9 -10/12 -11½/14)
EU: 21/23 -24/27 -28/31 -32/34 (35/37 -38/40 -42/44 -45/48)

Materials: DROPS ESKIMO from Garnstudio
200-250-250-250 (300-300-350-350) g color no 08, red
50-50-100-100 (100-100-100-100) g color no 01, off-white

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 8 mm / US 11 - or size needed to get 11 sts x 15 rows in stockinette st before felting = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

Not sure which size you should choose? Then it might help you to know that the model in the picture is approx. 5 ft 7 in and uses size S or M. If you are making a sweater, cardigan, dress or similar garment, you will find a graphic with the measurements of the finished garment (in cm) at the bottom of the pattern.

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Worked in one piece from the top of leg, and sewn tog mid upper foot and mid back afterwards. Loosely cast on 19-20-21-23 (24-25-26-28) sts on needle size 8 mm / US 11 with off-white. Work stockinette st back and forth on needle until piece measures approx 9-11-11-13 (13-13-15-15) cm / 3½"-4 3/8"-4 3/8"-5 1/8" (5 1/8"-5 1/8"-6"-6").
REMEMBER THE GAUGE! Change to red. Continue in stockinette st, AT THE SAME TIME on first row dec 2 sts evenly = 17-18-19-21 (22-23-24-26) sts. When piece measures 20-22-22-24 (24-24-26-29) cm / 8"-8 3/4"-8 3/4"-9½" (9½"-9½"-10 1/4"-11 3/8") cast on new sts for foot at the end of every row from RS: 2 sts 2-2-2-2 (3-4-6-7) times and 1 st 1-2-3-3 (3-3-2-2) times = 22-24-26-28 (31-34-38-42) sts.
When piece measures 44-47-50-54 (57-60-62-64) cm / 17 1/4"-18½"-19 3/4"-21 1/4" (22½"-23 5/8"-24 3/8"-25 1/4") bind off sts at the beg of every row from WS: 1 st 1-2-3-3 (3-3-2-2) times and 2 sts 2-2-2-2 (3-4-6-7) times = 17-18-19-21 (22-23-24-26) sts. Continue until piece measures approx 59-63-68-72 (76-80-84-89) cm / 23 1/4"-24 3/4"-26 3/4"-28 3/8" (30"-31½"-33"-35").
P 1 row from WS, AT THE SAME TIME inc 2 sts evenly = 19-20-21-23 (24-25-26-28) sts. Change to off-white.
Work approx 9-11-11-13 (13-13-15-15) cm / 9½"-4 3/8"-4 3/8"-5 1/8" (5 1/8"-5 1/8"-6"-6"). stockinette st. Bind off loosely.

Fold slipper double, WS towards WS, and sew tog mid back in outer loops of sts. Sew in the same way mid upper foot, up to approx half of the piece knitted in off-white. Turn piece inside out, i.e. WS is now RS.

Wash slippers in the washing machine at 40C/104F with a detergent free of enzymes and optical bleach (usual spin and no pre-wash). Try the slippers on while still wet to shape them to the right size. Leave to dry.
At subsequent washes wash slippers at a wool programme.

Fold top of leg double towards RS.

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