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Fancy Feet Slipper Socks

Designed by Cathy Campbell
for Crystal Palace Yarns

Knit Slippers

These slipper socks are fun and funky and knit up quickly. Thick wool means they're extra warm.

Photo shows slippers in size M with the following yarns and colors:
MC Iceland color #0022
CC Iceland color #8166
Tingle color #3866

Materials:
-2 balls Crystal Palace Yarns Iceland - 1 each for Main Color (MC) and Contrast Color (CC)
100% Australian Merino Wool
109 yards/100 grams
-One ball Crystal Palace Yarns Splash
100% polyester
85 yards/100 grams
or
-One ball Crystal Palace Yarns Tingle
100% polyester
45 yards/50 grams
Choose colors to coordinate with MC and CC.
-Size 10.5 (US) double pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Size:
S (M, L)

Gauge:
3.5 sts = 1 inch in St st (14 sts/4 inches) with Iceland

Definitions:
Wrap next st:
RS: slip next st onto working needle, bring yarn to the front, slip st back to other needle, bring yarn to the back
WS: slip next st onto working needle, bring yarn to the back, slip st back to other needle, bring yarn to the front

Knit Slippers

Instructions:

With MC, CO 26 (30, 34) sts. Work k1 x p1 rib (k1, p1; rep across) for 1.25 inches.
Distribute stitches as follows: Slip stitches so first needle has 14 (16, 18) sts. These will be the heel sts. Change to CC and St st and start heel.

Heel:
Row 1: k12 (14, 16), wrap next st, turn.
Row 2: p10 (12, 14), wrap next st, turn.
Row 3: k9 (11, 13), wrap next st, turn.
Row 4: p8 (10, 12), wrap next st, turn.
Row 5: k7 (9, 11), wrap next st, turn.
Row 6: p6 (8, 10), wrap next st, turn.
Row 7: k5 (7, 9), wrap next st, turn.
Row 8: p4 (6, 8), wrap next st, turn.
Row 9: k4 (6, 8), k next st and wrap tog, wrap next st, turn.
Row 10: p5 (7, 9), k next st and wrap tog, wrap next st, turn.
Row 11: k6 (8, 10), k next st and wrap tog, wrap next st, turn.
Row 12: p7 (9, 11), k next st and wrap tog, wrap next st, turn.
Row 13: k8 (10, 12), k next st and wrap tog, wrap next st, turn.
Row 14: p9 (11, 13), k next st and wrap tog, wrap next st, turn.
Row 15: k10 (12, 14), k next st and wrap tog, wrap next st, turn.
Row 16: p11 (13, 15) k next st and wrap tog, wrap next st, turn.
Row 17: k12 (14, 16) k next st and wrap tog, wrap next st, turn.
Row 18: p13 (15, 17) k next st and wrap tog, wrap next st, turn.

Foot:
Change to MC and continue to work even around in St st until piece measures 2 (2.5, 2.5) inches less than desired length. Change to CC and begin toe:

Toe:
Work one round even in CC. Next work dec rnd.
Dec rnd: [k1, ssk, k8 (10, 12), k2 tog] 2x.
Work 2 rnds even.
Dec rnd: [k1, ssk, k6 (8, 10), k2 tog] 2x.
Work 1 (2, 2) rnds even.
Dec rnd: [k1, ssk, k4 (6, 8), k2 tog] 2x.
Work 1 rnd even.
Dec rnd: [k1, ssk, k2 (4, 6), k2 tog] 2x.
Work 0 (1, 1) rnd even.
Dec rnd: [k1, ssk, k0 (2, 4), k2 tog] 2x.
If working size S, then sew up remaining sts. Continue for M and L.
Dec rnd: k1, ssk, k (0, 2), k2 tog] 2x.
If working size M, then sew up remaining sts. Continue for L.
Dec rnd: [k1, ssk, k (2), k2 tog] 2x.
If working size L, then sew up remaining sts.

Trim:
With Splash or Tingle, pick up and knit 21 (25, 28) sts (not every CO st will be picked up). Work in St st to desired length. BO in k1 x p1 rib to maintain elasticity at ankle.

©Crystal Palace Yarns and used with their permission.

See Abbreviations and the Glossary for help.