Mary Janes, Little Slippers, and Loafers
The same basic pattern yields three very different crocheted slippers: A Mary Jane with motif flowers for mom, Loafers for Dad, and Little Slippers that can be customized for girls or boys.
Designer: Linda Permann
Finished Size: Slippers can be made in a range of sizes and circumferences foll the patt formulas. Basic Slippers shown measure 6″ in length and circumference, Mary Jane slippers shown measure 10″ in length and 8½” in circumference, Loafer slippers shown measure 11″ in length and 9½” in circumference. Measure your own foot or use standard measurements available at www.craftyarncouncil.com/footsize.html.
Yarn: Knit Picks Comfy Worsted (75% pima cotton, 25% acrylic; 109 yd [100 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #2163 maize (A), #2138 pomegranate (B), #4936 marlin (C). Yarn distributed by Crafts Americana. Amount needed will vary based on size. Toddler and small children’s sizes will need 1-2 balls, women’s sizes will need 2-3 balls, and most men’s sizes will need 3 balls of the main color. Small amounts of contrasting colors are needed for embellishments. The Basic Slipper has a star worked with B and the Mary Janes have flowers worked with C.
Hook Size: G/6 (4 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle; st markers (m); four 5⁄8″ diameter buttons (optional, for Mary Jane variation).
Gauge: 17 sc and 20 rows = 4″.