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Chunky Slippers

by Kerin Dimeler-Laurence

Finished size:

Notions

To fit Ladies medium foot

Yarn Needle
Stitch Markers

Yarn:
Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky
Yarn (100% Peruvian Highland Wool; 137
yds/100 g): Navy 23960, 1 ball

Gauge:
16 sts = 4 in St st, blocked.

Needles
US 10 (6 mm): DPNs or 2-16 circular
needles or 1-40 circular needle

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Chunky Slippers

Heel

by Kerin Dimeler-Laurence Exclusively for Knit Picks

Next (RS) row: K6, SSK, K6, K2tog, K6.


Purl one row.

These thick slippers are perfect for keeping your feet toasty and

Row 3: K6, SSK, K4, K2tog, K6.

warm on cold nights. You could wear them as slippers or as bed

Row 4: Purl.

socks. The pattern shows you how to make modifications to fit

Row 5: K1, M1L, K5, SSK, K2, K2tog, K5, M1R, K1.

wider or larger feet. The Chunky Slipper pattern is knit toe up, so

Row 6: Purl.

you can try your slippers on as you knit to ensure a custom fit!

Row 7: K7, SSK, K2tog, K7.


With WS facing, arrange so that there are 8 sts on one needle

Notes:
This pattern can easily be worked on DPNs or using a method like
Magic Loop or Two Circs.
To accommodate wider feet: work an extra round of increases for
every inch greater circumference; decrease these extra sts just
before beginning the instep (flat portion). The rest of the foot will

and 8 sts on the other and hold one in front of the other, so that
the yarn is hanging from the working end of the needles. Perform
a 3-needle BO over these sts.

Ribbed Border
With RS facing and starting at the heel, PU 15 sts along the upper

accommodate a great range of widths.

left edge of the slipper, working in K2, P2 ribbing (last st should

Directions: (make 2)
Toe

be a purl). Place the sts at the instep back on the needle; P1,
K2, P1 across these sts. PU 15 sts along the upper right edge. P1,

Using Backwards Loop method, CO 8 sts. Knit one row. Turn


work so that CO edge is facing up, and with RS facing. PU and K
into the front loop of every CO st 8 sts. There should now be a
total of 16 sts on the needles. Place a stitch marker to denote the
beginning of the round and arrange stitches equally over needles.
The first 8 stitches are the instep stitches, the second 8 stitches
are the sole stitches.

work the rest in K2, P2 ribbing, ending K2: 34 sts. If you worked a
longer foot, PU an extra 4 sts on each upper edge: 42 sts.
PM and join in the round.
Next round: K2tog, work in P2, K2 ribbing to last 4 sts, P2, SSK:
32 sts.
Work as established in rib for 2. BO in rib, being sure that the BO
is not too loose.

Work an increase round:

Finishing

*K1, M1L, K to last instep st, M1R, K1; Repeat from * on sole side.

Weave in ends, wash and block.

Knit one round plain.


Repeat these two rounds twice more: 28 sts.
Work in St st for 3. (2 for a shorter foot, 3 for a longer
foot)

Foot
On the next round, work the first 5 sts; place the next 4 sts on a
holder. (to later pick up for ribbed border). Turn your work and
begin working flat. Purl one row.
Next (RS) row: K1, SSK, work to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1.
Work flat in St st until the foot measures 7 inches from CO edge.

Abbreviations

and back of stitch

pick up

SSP

sl, sl, p these 2 sts

bind off

K-wise knitwise

P-wise purlwise

cn

cable needle

LH

rep repeat

CC

contrast color

M marker

CDD

Centered double

M1

make one stitch

dec

M1L

make one left-lean-

RH

ing stitch

rnd(s) round(s)

TBL

through back loop

make one right-

RS

TFL

through front loop

leaning stitch

Sk skip

tog together

main color

Sk2p

W&T

CO

cast on

cont continue

M1R

dec decrease(es)
DPN(s) double pointed

MC

left hand

right hand

sts stitch(es)

right side
sl 1, k2tog, pass

every other row

P2tog

purl 2 sts together

k2tog: 2 sts dec

inc increase

PM

place marker

SKP

K knit

PFB

purl into the front

gether
KFB

knit into the front

Chunky Slippers

PSSO

tog
St st

slipped stitch over

knit two sts to-

sl, sl, sl, k these 3 sts

stitch

P purl

K2tog

tog tbl
SSSK

Rev St st reverse stockinette

needle(s)
EOR

PU

BO

stockinette stitch

wrap & turn (see


specific instructions
in pattern)

WE

work even

SL slip

WS

wrong side

and back of stitch

SM

slip marker

WYIB

with yarn in back

pass slipped stitch

SSK

sl, sl, k these 2 sts

WYIF

with yarn in front

tog

YO

yarn over

over

sl, k, psso: 1 st dec