This slipper is knit in any size. For all sizes except baby sizes use two strands of worsted weight yarn and size 10.5 US needles. For baby sizes use one strand of worsted weight yarn and size 5 US needles. DIRECTIONS Below are for WS rows only. On all alternating RS rows knit all the stitches across the row. After completing the correct number of ridges proceed to the finishing information.
Adult large. Cast on 29 sts; k9, p1, k9, p1, k9 work until 27 ridges.
Adult med/lg Cast on 27 sts; k8, p1, k9, p1, k8 work until 25 ridges.
Adult medium Cast on 26 sts; k8, p1, k8, p1, k8 work until 24 ridges.
Adult small Cast on 23 sts; k7, p1, k7, p1, k7 work until 22 ridges.
Age 10/12 Cast on 21 sts; k6, p1, k7, p1, k6 work until 17 ridges.
Age 8 Cast on 20 sts; k6, p1, k6, p1, k6 work until 15 ridges.
Age 6 Cast on 20 sts; k6, p1, k6, p1, k6 work until 14 ridges.
Age 4 (wide) Cast on 19 sts; k5, p1, k7, p1, k5 work until 12 ridges.
Age 3 Cast on 18 sts; k5, p1, k6, p1, k5 work until 10 ridges
*remember to use a single strand of yarn and smaller needles for the following sizes:
Baby 1-2 Cast on 26 sts; k8, p1, k8, p1, k8 work until 18 ridges.
Baby 0-1 Cast on 23 sts; k7, p1, k7, p1, k7 work until 12- 15 ridges.
AFTER KNITTING FROM THE ABOVE DIRECTIONS - IN ALL SIZES AS FOLLOWS:
Knit 6 rows in st st. (knit on the RS, purl on the WS).
7th row: (K2 tog) repeat across row.
8th row: purl across
Cut yarn 12-18 inches long. Thread needle and pull through remaining sts. Pull tight and sew up to instep, matching up the rows. Sew heel seam.
OPTION: Make a tassel or pompom for an accessory on the top of the slippers.
For baby sizes crochet a 22 inch chain and thread through top edge to tie.