Instructions given fit woman's size small; changes for medium and large are in .
6 inches (small) [8 inches (medium) and 9 inches (large)]
Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Serenity Chunky Multis bulky (chunky) weight acrylic yarn (3 1/2 oz/109 yds/100g per skein): 2 skeins #6758 cirrus
Size K/10 1/2/6.5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
7 sc = 2 inches; 8 alternating sc and sl st rows = 2 inches
The tops of single crochet rows form a "rib", which looks like a chain stitch on right side of work. The tops of slip stitch rows appear on wrong side. The single crochet rows are worked behind the "rib" rows and into front loop of slip stitch rows.
For perfectly matched color bands in both Slippers, note which color in the variegation series is used at start of first Slipper and use same point in color series for the second Slipper.
Weave in loose ends as work progresses.
Row 1 (RS): Leaving 18-inch length at beg, ch 22 [25, 28], sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn. (21 [24, 27] sc)
Row 2: Sl st in each sc across, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, working in front lp of sl sts (see Pattern Notes and Stitch Guide), sc across, turn.
Row 4: Sl st in each sc across, turn.
Rows 5-26 [5-30, 5-34]: Rep rows 3 and 4 alternately] 11 [13, 15] times.
Row 27 [31, 35]: Ch 1, working in front lp of sl sts, sc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next 3 sts 7 [8, 9] times. (7 [8, 9] sts)
Row 28 [32, 36]: Ch 1, [insert hook in next sc and draw up a lp, retaining lp on hook] 7 [8, 9] times, yo, draw through all lps on hook, remove lp from hook and insert safety pin in lp to secure. Do not fasten off.
Fold Slipper RS tog, with 18-inch thread rem beg length on tapestry needle, fold foundation ch in half, whipstitch (see illustration) foundation ch tog to create heel seam.
Fold Slipper WS tog, remove safety pin and place lp on hook, ch 1, working through both thicknesses, for toe seam, sl st in ends of next 7 [8, 9] rows.
With RS facing, ch 2, working around Slipper opening, [sl st in end of next row, ch 1] evenly to center back seam, sl st in seam, [ch 1, sl st in end of next row] evenly to toe seam, sl st in ch-2 sp. Fasten off.
Design by Debra Arch