DROPS Extra / 0-1448

Step into the Holidays by DROPS Design

Knitted slippers in DROPS Nepal. The piece is worked with garter stitch and stripes. Sizes 35 – 42. Theme: Christmas.

DROPS Design: Pattern no ne-300
Yarn group C or A + A
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SIZES:
Sizes: 35/37 – 38/39 – 40/42
Foot length: approx. 22 – 24 – 27 cm

MATERIALS:
DROPS NEPAL from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group C)
100-100-100 g colour 3608, deep red
50-50-50 g colour 6273, cerise

KNITTING TENSION:
17 stitches in width and 34 rows in height with garter stitch = 10 x 10 cm.

NEEDLES:
DROPS NEEDLES SIZE 5 MM.
The needle size is only a guide. If you have too many stitches on 10 cm, change to a larger needle size. If you have too few stitches on 10 cm, change to a smaller needle size.

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Pattern instructions

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.
EXPLANATIONS FOR THE PATTERN:

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RIDGE/GARTER STITCH (worked back and forth):
1 ridge = Knit 2 rows.

STRIPES:
Work 6-7-8 cm with deep red, then * 1 ridge with cerise, 1 ridge with deep red *, work from *-* to finished length.

PATTERN: 
See diagrams A.1 and A.2 for assembly.

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START THE PIECE HERE:

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SLIPPER - SHORT OVERVIEW OF THE PIECE:
The piece is worked back and forth from the toe to back of heel. The slipper is sewn together from mid front of foot, under the foot and to mid back of heel to finish.

SLIPPER:
The whole of the slipper is worked in GARTER STITCH and STRIPES – read descriptions above.
Cast on 19-21-23 stitches with needle size 5 mm and deep red. Work and increase1 stitch (by working 2 stitches in 1 stitch) on each side of the piece every 2nd row a total of 20-22-23 times = 59-65-69 stitches – REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When the increases are finished, the piece measures approx. 12-13-14 cm (measured in the knitting direction).
The next row is worked as follows:
Work 29-32-34 stitches, slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 1 and pass the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch (= 1 stitch decreased), work the remaining 28-31-33 stitches. From here the piece is worked in 2 parts (= 29-32-34 stitches on each part). Continue with garter stitch and decrease 1 stitch (knit 2 stitches together) on each side of the piece every 2nd row a total of 12-14-15 times = 5-4-4 stitches. Continue to decrease as follows:

SIZE 35/37:
Knit 2 together, knit 1, knit 2 together. Work 1 row. Next row: Slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 2 together and pass the slipped stitch over the knitted together stitches. Cut the strand and pull it through the last stitch. Work the other part in the same way. The piece measures a total of approx. 20 cm (measured in knitting direction).

SIZES 38/39 - 40/42:
Knit 2 together two times. Work 1 row. Next row: Knit 2 together. Cut the strand and pull it through the last stitch. Work the other part in the same way. The piece measures a total of approx. 22-24 cm (measured in knitting direction).

ASSEMBLY:
See diagrams A.1 and A.2 for assembly. The slipper is folded double and sewn neatly together in the outermost loop of the outermost stitch from point 1, via point 2 to point 3.
Work the other slipper in the same way.

Diagram

= opening for foot
= mid top of foot

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