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DROPS 66-24 by DROPS Design

Slippers in Alaska and Vienna. Mittens in Vienna.

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Sizes: European shoe sizes 38 - 40 [US shoe sizes 6½ - 8½]

Materials: Garnstudio ALASKA,
150 g. col. no. 02, natural white.
and use: Garnstudio VIENNA
50 g. col. no. 21, natural white.

DROPS 9 mm [US 13] needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.


Sizes: Small/Medium - Large/Extra Large

Materials: Garnstudio VIENNA
100-100 g. col. no. 21, natural white.

DROPS 4 mm [US 6] double-pointed needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.

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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.
Gauge: 9 sts x 14 rows with 2 strands Alaska + 1 strand Vienna in stockinette st = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"].

Garter st, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.

Slippers: Cast on 9 sts with 2 strands Alaska and 1 strand Vienna (=3 strands). Distribute the sts as follows and place markers in between each set of sts: 2 sts upper, 1 side st, 3 sts sole, 1 side st, 2 sts upper. Knit stockinette st, and at the same time inc 1 st each side of side st (= 4 incs per row) every other row. Make incs with a yarn over then on the next row twist the purl st in the yarn over to avoid leaving a hole. Continue increasing until there are 21 sts on needles, then knit even. When the piece measures 10 cm [4"] knit the next row as follows: 5 sts garter st, 11 sts stockinette st, 5 sts garter st. Continue on these sts until the piece measures 28 cm [11"]. Bind off.

Assembly: Sew center seam on the upper part and sew center back seam. Make pompoms and fasten to top of slipper.


Gauge: 16 sts x 30 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm [4" x 4"].

Garter st, when knitting flat: Knit all sts, all rows.
Garter st, when knitting in the round: *Rnd 1, knit. Rnd 2, purl.* Repeat from * - *.

Mittens: Cast on 38 (44) sts on double-pointed needles; join and place a marker at the join. Knit garter st for 3 cm [1.25"]. On the next row dec 4 sts evenly distributed on the row = 34 (40) sts. Continue in garter st until the piece measures 8 cm [3-1/8"], then place 3 markers in work as follows: 1 marker, 1 thumb st, 1 marker (at the side), 20 (23) sts on back of hand, 1 marker (at the side), 13 (16) sts on palm of hand. Measure the piece from here.
Continue in garter st, when the piece measures 1 cm [3/8"] inc 1 st at each side of the thumb st every 3 rows 5-5 times = 44 (50) sts. When the piece measures 6.5 (7) cm [2.5" (2.75")] put the center 11 (11) sts over the thumb on a st holder.
On the next row cast on 1 new st over the sts on the st holder and continue knitting in the round = 34 (40) sts. When the piece measures 14 (15) cm [5.5" (5-7/8")] (measured from the start of the thumb) move the two markers for each side so that there are 17 (20) sts in between (= 1 marker at each side).
Now dec as follows: before the markers: slip 1, K 1, psso. After the markers: knit K 1, knit K 2 tog.
Dec 1 st at each side of each marker every other row until 6 (4) sts remain on needles. Pull a double strand of yarn through the remaining sts and fasten.
The mitten measures approx. 27 (29) cm [10-5/8" (11-3/8")].

Thumb: Pick up a total of 15 (18) sts (including sts from st holder) on double-pointed needles around the thumb. Knit garter st. After 6.5 (7) cm [2.5" (2.75")] K 2 tog around thumb. Pull a double strand of yarn through the remaining sts and fasten.

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