Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Crochet Pattern 543 - Sneaker Slippers Age 2-4



SNEAKER SLIPPERS, AGE 2 to 4  Pattern #543

by Emi Harrington

Copyright © 2013, M. E. Harrington
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MATERIALS;
Worsted weight yarn, Black approx 70 grams, worked 2 strands
                                    White: approx 20 grams
                                     Red: scraps, approx. 50 yards
Crochet hook: size 6mm for age 1 to 2; size 6.5mm for all other sizes
Yarn needle
Shoe laces, or chained cord

SIZE: AGE 2 TO 4:
Working with 2 strands of worsted weight yarn, and a size 6.5mm hook:
Chain 12, make 8 single crochet in the 2nd stitch from the hook,
Single crochet in the next 9 stitches,
Make 9 single crochet in the last stitch of the chain,
Single crochet in the next 9 stitches,
Slip stitch to join.

Chain 2, double crochet in each stitch around, slip stitch to join. Fasten off.
SOLE FINISHED.


Attach 2 strands of white yarn in the fasten off stitch.
Chain 1, single crochet in each stitch around, slip stitch to join and fasten off.

Attach 2 strands of red yarn in the fasten off stitch.
Chain 1, single crochet in each stitch around, slip stitch to join and fasten off.

Attach 2 strands of white yarn in the fasten off stitch.
Chain 1, single crochet in each stitch around, slip stitch to join and fasten off.

MAKE THE SIDES: Count 10 stitches (down the long side) from the fasten off stitch, and insert 2 strands of black yarn in that stitch, chain 1, *skip the next stitch, single crochet in the next stitch, repeat from * for 5 more times.  Single crochet in each remaining stitch of the row, slip stitch to join.

Chain 1 and turn, working down the long side, single crochet in the next 23 stitches,
*Chain 1 and turn, single crochet in each of the reduced row of stitches, repeat from * for 2 more rows.

*Chain 1 and turn, skip the first stitch, single crochet across the row, skipping the 2nd to last stitch. Repeat from * for 2 more rows and fasten off.

Attach 2 strands of white yarn on either side of the opening of the slipper, and evenly single crochet all around the opening, slip stitch to join and fasten off.

MAKE THE TONGUE:
Attach 2 strands of yarn in the first un-worked stitch on the front of the slipper, chain 1, single crochet in each stitch to the opposite side of the front.  (Exact number of stitches not important, you should have approx. 5 or 6 stitches.)
*Chain 1 and turn, single crochet across the row, repeat from * until the tongue is about 2 rows taller than the slipper, and fasten off. 
Weave all yarn ends into the finished work.

Pass a shoe-lace through the front of the slipper. (Or chain a cord to use as a lace.)

To make the ankle disc, chain 5, slip stitch to join and form a ring.
Chain 1, make 8 single crochet in the ring, carrying the yarn end along the outside of the ring.  Slip stitch to join. Fasten off with a long yarn end. Pull the yarn end in the center to close up the hole, thread into a yarn needle, take a few stitches to secure, and weave through the finished work.  Thread the long yarn end into a needle, and sew the disc onto the side of the slipper.

FINISH UP:  Close the holes in the sole with a yarn needle and matching yarn, by passing the needle through the base of the stitches, then pulling to gather and close the hole, take a few stitches to secure, and weave the yarn ends into the finished work.
Pass a shoe lace through the front of the slipper.

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