Uber Warm Slippers
These slippers will warm the coldest of feet. The bright colors defy winter’s grayness while the pillowy fabric warms your toes.
DESIGNER Brenda K. B. Anderson
FINISHED SIZE 8 (8¾ , 9½ , 10¼ )” sole length, to fit US women’s shoe size 4–5½ (6–7½ , 8–9½ , 10–11½ ). Slippers shown measure 9½ “.
YARN Plymouth Yarn Company Select Worsted Merino Superwash (100% superwash fine merino; 218 yd [199 m]/ 3½ oz [100 g]; ): #0050 periwinkle (A), 2 (2, 2, 3) skeins; #0030 bubblegum (B), #0062 teal (C), #0039 cinnamon (D), 1 skein each. Note: If you are making the largest size, you may purchase only 2 skeins of color A if you are willing to make one of the lining squares out of scraps of the other colors. This lining square will not show; there will be no difference in how your slippers appear from the outside.
HOOK Size F/5 (3.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
NOTIONS St markers (m); 24″x 24″ piece of ½ ” thick upholstery foam (this is also called cushion foam or polyurethane foam and can be found in the home décor section of most fabric stores); paper and pencil (to make pattern for cutting out foam hexagons); yarn needle; quilting pins.
GAUGE Rnds 1–9 of lining motif = 4″ across from corner to corner. Completed outer and lining motifs = 5¼ (5¾ , 6¼ , 6¾ )” across from corner to corner.