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Lazy Day Simple Knit Slippers

When it comes to knit slippers for beginners, this quick and easy pattern tops our list.

Updated November 08, 2017
Lazy Day Simple Knit Slippers
Lazy Day Simple Knit Slippers
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There are few things in life that feel as cozy as a pair of knit slippers. If you've never knit slippers before, the Lazy Day Simple Knit Slippers is a great pattern to start with. Who said easy knitting patterns had to be boring?

These cute and simple knit slippers are perfect for any skill set. Knit mostly with the garter stitch, these slippers are a great quick knit and scrap buster pattern. Have fun dressing up this pattern with your own embellishments such as buttons and bows as you knit a pair for your whole family.


Knitting Needle Size10 or 6 mm

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Be sure to check out this step-by-step video tutorial to learn how to knit Grandma's Simple Knit Slippers!

Fun Facts About Slippers

Knit slippers are a common (and practical) homemade gift for anyone because they're incredibly cozy and easy to make. They're typically indoor shoes, although now it's considered "high fashion" to wear slippers outdoors. When slippers were first invented, however, they were designed with the thin, slick soles so prisoners could not run away. 

It is also a custom in Asian countries like Japan to always remove shoes and put on slippers when entering a home. They also have special slippers for the bathroom, so they change from their "house" slippers to their "bathroom" slippers when nature calls. Imagine the embarrassment of forgetting to change back!

Today, the most expensive slippers in the world were actually a pair of slippers that are coated with white gold and over 14,000 hand-placed diamonds. Slippers come in many styles, with these Grandma's Simple Knit Slippers being a "slip-on" style. Moccasin and boot style slippers are also popular.

What do you love most about knitting slippers?

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Oh thank goodness!! I've been needing a new pair of slippers. I love how easy these are, and yet they're so darn cute!

I've been wanting some lighter, simple slippers recently and I think these may be just the ticket.


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