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DROPS Baby 20-13 by DROPS Design

Knitted slippers in garter st with crochet border for baby and children in DROPS Baby Merino

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DROPS design: Pattern no BM-006-by
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Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
To fit foot length: 10-11-12 (14-16) cm / 4''-4 3/8''-4¾'' (5½''-6¼'')

Materials: DROPS BABY MERINO from Garnstudio
50 g for all sizes color no 05, light pink
50 g for all sizes color no 01, white

DROPS POINTED NEEDLES size 2.5 mm / US 1 - or size needed to get 26 sts x 51 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3 mm / C - for crochet border.

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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.
SLIPPER:
Worked in garter st back and forth on needle, i.e. K all rows. Cast on 41-45-53 (61-73) sts on needle size 2.5 mm / US 1 with light pink. Insert a marker in the middle st. Work 2 rows back and forth on needle. Now inc on every other row (i.e. every row from RS) as follows: inc 1 st each side and 1 st each side of st with marker (= 4 inc) 2 times and then inc 1 st each side of st with marker (= 2 inc) 1 time = 51-55-63 (71-83) sts. Continue back and forth on all sts until piece measures approx 3-3.5-4 (4-4.5) cm / 1 1/8''-1¼''-1½'' (1½''-1¾'') from cast on row.
Now dec 2 sts on row by K2 tog on each side of st with marker. Repeat the dec on every other row a total of 3 times = 45-49-57 (65-77) sts.
On next row from RS bind off the middle 23-25-29 (33-39) sts = 11-12-14 (16-19) sts left each side. Complete each side separately. Cast on 10-11-12 (13-14) new sts at the side over the bind off sts = 21-23-26 (29-33) sts (= strap). Work 4 rows back and forth on needle, then bind off all sts. Work the other side in the same way.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew slipper tog mid under foot and mid back.

CROCHET BORDER:
With hook size 3 mm / C and white crochet a border along bind off row as follows, beg in corner of strap: * 1 sc, ch 3, 1 dc in the first of the 3 ch, skip approx 1 cm / 3/8'' *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in the other corner of strap.

ASSEMBLY:
Cross over the straps and attach with a neat st to each side on slipper.

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