Basic Chunky Slippers
There's no need to go out and buy new slippers when you can just make your own. The Basic Chunky Slippers are a household must-have. These cozy little knit slippers will not only look utterly adorable as you move around the house but also keep your feet warm and comfortable. Perfect as easy knitting projects for beginners, this knit pattern pattern makes learning how to knit slippers a breeze for beginner knitters. They work well as gifts the whole family is sure to love. With only the use of basic garter stitch knitting, you'll have them done in no time. So, what are you waiting for?
Knitting Needle Size9 or 5.5 mm
Yarn Weight(5) Bulky/Chunky (12-15 stitches for 4 inches)
Gauge1 stitches, 2 rows, 3 inches. stockinette stitch
- Patons® Shetland Chunky Tweeds™ (3 oz/85 g; 125 yds/114 m) Earthly Brown Tweeds (67031) - 2 balls (S/M); 3 balls (L)
- Bernat® Faux Fur Pompom™ Brown Muskrat (01013) - 2
- Size U.S. 9 (5.5 mm) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
GAUGE: 10 sts and 14 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking stitch with 2 strands of yarn.
To Fit Lady’s shoe size 5/6 (7/8 - 9/10).
Finished Foot length
Small 5/6 - 9" (23 cm)
Medium 7/8 - 9½" (24 cm)
Large 9/10 - 10½" (26.5 cm)
Beg = Beginning
Inc = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
Rep = Repeat
Rem = Remaining
RS = Right side
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side
Note: The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Beg at Back, with 2 strands of yarn, cast on 2 sts.
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: Inc 1 st in first st. K1.
3rd and 4th rows: Knit.
5th row: Inc 1 st in first st. Knit to end of row.
Rep 3rd to 5th rows 4 times more. 8 sts.
Next 2 rows: Cast on 10 sts. Knit to end of row. 28 sts after 2nd row. Place marker on last st of last row.
Work in garter st (knit every row) until work from marked row, measures 4½" [11.5 cm]. Place second set of markers at each end of last row.
Knit for a further 3 (3½ - 4)" [7.5 (9 -10) cm] from 2nd set of markers, ending with a WS row.
1st row: K3. *K2tog. K3. Rep from * to end of row. 23 sts.
2nd and 4th rows: Knit.
3rd row: K3. *K2tog. K2. Rep from * to end of row. 18 sts.
5th row: *K2tog. K1. Rep from * to end of row. 12 sts.
6th row: (K2tog) 6 times. 6 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and draw up firmly. Fasten securely. Using a flat seam, sew instep to 2nd set of markers.
Sew edges of back triangle to cast on sts of sides to form heel.
Sew 1 Pompom to each Slipper as shown.
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