Daisies and Buttercups

Daisies and Buttercups

Monday, January 15, 2018

Children's Knitted Slippers - Free Pattern

 Children's Knitted Slippers


This is a fairly easy pattern to follow. I added flowers on some of the slippers I made for my grandchildren.

These will probably fit a child age 4-5.  Approximate sole length when finished 6”

Needle size 7mm

Using two strands of yarn (Red Heart Super Saver works well) cast on 33 stitches

Row 1: Purl
Row 2: Inc. 1 st. K.14, inc. 1 st., K.1, inc 1 st., K.14 inc., 1 st.
Row 3: Purl (37 stitches)
Row 4: Inc. 1 st., K.16, inc. 1 st., K.1, inc 1 st., K.16, inc. 1 st.
Row 5: Knit (41 stitches)
Row 6: Purl
Row 7: Knit
Row 8: K.18, sl. 1 K.1 psso (pass slip stitch over), K1, K2 tog, K.18
Row 9: P.17, p2 tog., P.1, p2 tog., P.17
Row 10: P.16, p2 tog., P.1, p2 tog., P.16
Row 11: K.15, sl. 1 K.1 psso (pass slip stitch over), K1, K2 tog, K.15
Row 12: P.14, p2 tog., P.1, p2 tog., P.14
Row 13: K.13, sl. 1 K.1 psso (pass slip stitch over), K1, K2 tog, K.13
Row 14: P.12, p2 tog., P.1, p2 tog., P.12
Row 15: K.11, sl. 1 K.1 psso (pass slip stitch over), K1, K2 tog, K.11
Row 16: P.10, p2 tog., P.1, p2 tog., P.10
Row 17: K.9, sl. 1 K.1 psso (pass slip stitch over), K1, K2 tog, K.9
Rows 18-20:  Rib stitch (K1, P.1) (21 stitches)
Cast off and sew back, then bottom/sole


 
For flowers:
I used 3.25mm needles

Cast on 60 stitches
Row 1: K.1, cast off 8 stitches (repeat)
Cut yarn and put through remaining 12 stitches, pull tight to make a daisy and fasten.

Flower middle (or you could sew a button in the middle of the flower)
Cast on 1 stitch
Row 1: K1, P1, K1, P1, K1 in same stitch
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: Knit
Row 4: Purl 2 tog. P1, P. 2 tog.
Row 5: Sl 1, K2 tog. psso.

Fasten off  and sew both flower and center on to the slipper.


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