Tag Archives: slippers

Mini Crochet Slippers…and a free pattern too

crochet-mini-slippers-pattern

If these fit you, you shall be my wife.

 
 

crochet-mini-slippers-pattern

In other words, I really adore the comment sections below my posts. Often they are a source of very interesting ideas.

Like, for example, there’s this Crochet Slippers Tutorial that I once wrote. And just recently I noticed my friend Drora suggesting that it could be fun to turn those slippers into miniatures.

I fell in love with that idea instantly.

 
 

crochet-mini-slippers-pattern

And this is what I made.

 
 

crochet-mini-slippers-pattern

Tiny and cute, if I may say so myself.

 
 

crochet-mini-slippers-pattern

I thought the mini slippers would look lovely as Christmas ornaments too.

 
 

crochet-mini-slippers-pattern

Hm, what do you think?

 
 

crochet-mini-slippers-pattern

As I mentioned, I used my Crochet Slippers Pattern to make them. The original pattern only needed a little bit of tweaking and simplifying.

If you’d like to give this tiny little project a try too, then I hope this pattern for mini slippers will be helpful. The pattern uses US crochet terms. I used lace weight yarn and A/0 (2mm) hook…

Round 1: magic ring – ch 1, 6 sc

Round 2: work in spiral, do not join rounds with slip stitches, mark first stitch of each round…
2 sc in first stitch of previous round,
2 sc in all following stitches,
[stitch count: 12]

Round 3: 2 sc in first stitch of previous round,
1 sc in following stitch,

*2 sc in following stitch,
1 sc in following stitch*,

repeat *…* all around,
[stitch count: 18]

Round 4: 1 sc in each stitch [stitch count: 18]

Rounds 5-7: repeat Round 4 [stitch count: 18]

Row 8: 1 Sl stitch in following stitch,
ch 1,
1 sc in 13 following stitches
[stitch count: 14]

Row 9: ch 1, turn,
1 sc in first stitch,
1 sc in all following stitches
[stitch count: 14]

Rows 10-17: repeat Round 9 [stitch count: 14]

Fold the last row in half with the wrong side of the slipper facing out and join the two halves together with slip stitches. Finish off and weave in the ends.

To create a border, attach a yarn of different color to the slipper opening and crochet a single crochet stitch into each stitch all along the opening. Finish off and weave in the ends.

Also, you can use a fabric stiffener to make your mini slippers look neater. I did do that.

 
 

crochet-mini-slippers-pattern

My collection of crocheted ornaments for this year’s Christmas tree seems to be slowly coming together. There are more of colorful little decorations to come, so stay tuned.

Have a very lovely week, dear friends!

Love,
Petra

(If you’d like to see more of my crochet patterns, you can find them here. Enjoy!)

 

I See Many Caps

crocheted cap

(Update: To see the pattern, please visit my ONLINE SHOP!)

 

Caps.

Hand made caps.

My Mom’s made them.

This winter.

 
 

crocheted cap

A purple cap.

Love the color.

Love the pom-pom.

 
 

crocheted cap

They all have pom-poms.

 
 

crocheted cap

I like the pattern.

And the colors, too.

 
 

crocheted cap

This might be my most favorite one.

I love all shades of gray.

For some reason.

 
 

crocheted cap

Cute, cute, cute.

 

See?

It’s totally in the genes.

With me it’s mostly slippers and purses that I feel this strange need to produce in dozens. My Mom, on the other hand, makes cap after cap after sweater after cap after sweater… after cap.

I love her.

 

Hey, guys! Do you also have an obsession that runs in your family and you love it?

I need to know…

(Update: To see the pattern, please visit my ONLINE SHOP!)

 

New Slippers. Who’d Expect That?

crochet mary jane slippers pattern

(Update: To see more of my patterns, please visit my ONLINE SHOP!)

 

Hi, dear friends.

I wish you the most beautiful Monday and the most wonderful week.

 

Anyway, I just finished a new pair of slippers.

I like these. Probably because they are pink. And they have flowers. That all makes them girly. And I love girly.

Just wanted to let you know.

Because how could you possibly go on without information like this?

Right?

 

Also, I wanted to let you know, in case you haven’t seen it yet, that I’ve prepared a simple TUTORIAL on how to make crocheted slippers like these. Just for you.

 

Love,

Petra

(Update: To see more of my patterns, please visit my ONLINE SHOP!)

 

How to Make Simple Crochet Slippers

how to make simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

IMPORTANT NOTE: This pattern uses US crochet terminology. You can find the SLIPPER SIZE, YARN and HOOK specifications at the end of this article !!!

(To see more of my patterns, please visit my ONLINE SHOP!)

♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

I am an addict.

An addict for crochet slippers.

 

It all began when I saw slippers similar to these somewhere on the internet.

I loved them so much I couldn’t get their tempting image out of my head.

All I needed was a pattern.

But because I am terribly, terribly impatient, I found creating my own pattern quicker than looking for an official one on the web.

And since I’m no crochet guru, the pattern turned out to be really simple.

Actually, these slippers might be the simplest slippers in the universe.

Or not.

But they might.

 

This is what I did…

 
simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Round 1: 5 ch (chain stitch);  join into ring with sl st (slip stitch)

 

Round 2: 3 ch;  7 dc (double crochet stitch) into the center of the ring;  join with sl st

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Round 3: 3 ch;  1 dc into first stitch;  2 dc into each next stitch; join with sl st

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Round 4: 3 ch;  1 dc into first stitch;  2 dc into each next stitch

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Round 5 – 13: (continue crocheting in spiral);  1 dc into each dc

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Row 14: turn (!);  3 ch;  1 dc into second stitch from hook;  make 20 dc (1 dc into each next dc)

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Row 15 – 21: turn;  3 ch;  1 dc into second stitch from hook;  continue 20 dc (1 dc into each next dc)

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Row 22: turn;  3 ch;  1 dc into first stitch from hook;  continue 21 dc (1 dc into each next dc);  another 1 dc into last stitch

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Row 23 – 25: turn;  3 ch;  1 dc into second stitch from hook;  continue 22 dc (1 dc into each next dc)

 

Row 26: turn;  3 ch;  1 dc into first stitch from hook;  continue 23 dc (1 dc into each next dc); another 1 dc into last stitch

 

Row 27 – 28: turn;  3 ch;  1 dc into second stitch from hook;  continue 24 dc (1 dc into each next dc)

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Finish off and weave in the ends.

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Fold the end in half and sew it together.

Make sure it’s turned like shown in the picture  – with the seam finally facing inward.

 

Done.

 

Now for the edging:

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Tie a yarn of the same or different color to the edge of the slipper.

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

That will make our first ‘stitch’.

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Make 2 chain stitches.

Then make 1 single crochet into the next bigger (as I call it) ‘hole’.

Then make 1 chain stitch.

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Continue this pattern (1 single crochet stitch; 1 chain stitch) along the edge of your slipper.

Finally, make 1 slip stitch to join with the first stitch.

Finish off end weave in the ends.

 

And this is it.

 

You can adorn these slippers with colorful buttons, flowers or even crochet swirls.

I really hope you’ll find as much passion in making them as I have.
And for your inspiration, here are a few more crochet slippers that I’ve made:

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

 

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

 

 

simple crochet slippers free pattern free tutorial free picture tutorial free picture pattern

Enjoy, dear friends.

 

Love,

Petra

 

(Oh, one important thing! These slippers were made to fit my feet, which are size 40 – Europe / 6.5 – UK / 9 – US. To adjust the size of these slippers to your feet you may need to change the number of rounds between the round 5 and 13 and the number or rows between the row 15 – 21 of this post. AND… I used worsted weight yarn and G – 4 mm hook to make the slippers.)

(To see more of my patterns, please visit my ONLINE SHOP!)