Square Slippers and Cuff
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Materials: Any yarn and any hook that will make a
Stitch used: Hdc or dc in back loop only
- Measure foot. Starting chain is length of foot plus 1 inch plus
req turning chain. Leave 10 inch end for sewing heel seam.
- Work an even number of rows until fabric is square. Leave 10
inch end for sewing inseam.
- Fold in half lengthwise.
- Sew heel seam.
- Sew instep seam. Its slightly less than half the width.
- Weave length of yarn through end of rows at toe. Pull tightly
to close and form toe.
- Turn inside out
- Add pom-poms if desired
- Make second slipper to match
Cuff for Square Slippers
Make slipper according to pattern.
Turn inside out. This hides the seam stitching better.
This pattern raises the cuff 1 or 2 rows, then the cuff folds over.
- Join yarn with sl st at front of foot opening.
- Chain 2 or 3 (hdc or dc cuff).
- Do not skip one stitch to start and add one extra stitch at end
of row(this row only).
- Join last stitch to first stitch with sl st. Chain 2 or 3.Turn.
- Small slippers will need 1 or 2 rows before fold row.
- Larger slippers may require more rows.
- Fold over row:
- Done in the outside loop of the stitch only.
- Add 2 sts at heel seam -this row only.
- Do not join this row or following rows at the front. Just chain
2 or 3 and turn.
- Working through both loops, make as many rows above the fold
line as below.
Place tie string around cuff, if desired, fold over, and stitch in
place. Add pom-poms if desired.
If a one piece stand up cuff is desired:
- No extra stitches
- Join every row
- All rows through both loops
Loop stitch can be used effectively for decoration on any of these
Just be sure to work the loops inside the slipper if the cuff
is to be folded over to the outside.
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