DROPS / 193 / 20

Defrost by DROPS Design

Knitted slippers in DROPS Polaris. Piece is knitted in garter stitch and Nordic pattern in moss stitch. Size 35 - 43

DROPS design: Pattern po-104
Yarn group F or E + E

35/37 – 38/40 – 41/43
Foot length: 22 - 24 - 27 cm

DROPS POLARIS from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group F)
300-300-300 g colour 04, medium grey
100-100-100 g colour 01, off white
100-100-100 g colour 03, dark grey

9½ stitches in width and 19 rows vertically in garter stitch = 10 x 10 cm.

Needle size is only a suggestion! If you have too many stitches on 10 cm switch to larger needles. If you have too few stitches on 10 cm switch to smaller needles.

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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.



When switching ball with Polaris, split the old strand in two on the last 15 cm – cut off one part, do the same on the new strand. Place the first and last 15 cm on top of each other so that the yarn is the normal thickness and continue to work – this is done to make the strand switch invisible in the yarn.

See diagrams A.1 and A.2.

GARTER STITCH (worked in the round):
1 ridge vertically = 2 rounds, i.e. knit 1 round and purl 1 round.

GARTER STITCH (back and forth):
Knit all rows.
1 ridge vertically = knit 2 rows.




Worked in the round on double pointed needles, from the top and down to foot. Then work middle piece on top of foot back and forth. Then work in the round. Sew slipper tog mid under foot. Read TIP FOR CHANGING YARN!

Cast on 28-28-32 stitches on double pointed needles size 9 mm with dark grey. Work A.1 in the round (= 7-7-8 repetitions of 4 stitches). REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! When A.1 has been worked vertically, piece measures approx. 10 cm. Work 2 ridges in GARTER STITCH – read explanation above – AT THE SAME TIME on last round of the 2 ridges decrease 4 stitches evenly = 24-24-28 stitches.

Work foot in medium grey. Slip the first 9-9-10 stitches on round on 1 stitch holder (work stitches before slipping them on stitch holder), knit the next 6-6-8 stitches (= middle piece on top of foot) and slip the remaining 9-9-10 stitches on round on 1 stitch holder. Work ridges in GARTER ST – read explanation above – back and forth over the 6-6-8 stitches until middle part measures 8-9½-11 cm. Now slip the stitches from stitch holders back on needle and pick in addition up 8-10-11 new stitches on each side of middle part (pick up in outer loops of edge stitches) = 40-44-50 stitches on needle. Insert 1 marker on this round – NOW MEASURE PIECE FROM HERE.
Insert 1 marker thread mid front on toe, move this marker thread upwards when working, it is used for decrease later. Continue in the round in garter stitch. When piece measures 2 cm from marker (adjust so that next round is knitted), knit 2 together on each side of marker thread at the front on toe (= 2 stitches decreased). Decrease like this every other round (i.e. every round with knit) until piece measures 6-6-7 cm from marker. Cast off. Sew seam mid under foot in outer loops of edge stitches to avoid a chunky seam.
Work another slipper the same way but work diagram A.2 instead of A.1.


= knit with off white
= purl with off white
= knit with medium grey
= purl with medium grey
= knit with dark grey
= purl with dark grey

Inga-Lill Björklund 28.02.2019 - 17:54:

Ang Tofflor Defrost Drops 193-20. Går det åt så mycket av 100 gr natur och 100 gr mörk grå till tofflan? Att det går åt 300 gr mellan grå förstår jag till storlek 41/43 Mvh Inga -Lill

DROPS Design 04.03.2019 kl. 11:29:

Hei Inga-Lill. Det går nok ikke med fult 100 gram i natur og mørk grå, men Polaris selges i nøster på 100g. Alt oppgitt garn er rundet opp til nærmeste hele nøste. God fornøyelse

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