Pumpkin Spice Knit Slipper Pattern
Gear up for autumn with these cute knitted house slippers!
The easiest way to get yourself ready for the incoming chill of the autumn season is through festive knitted slippers! This Pumpkin Spice Knit Slipper Pattern will get you in the fall spirit in no time, but most importantly, it will keep your toes warm as Old Man Winter creeps closer to town. These slippers have a lovely texture to make knitting them super fun, but the real pull here is that they're super simple and a great pattern with which to learn how to knit on DPNs.
Knitting Needle Size6 or 4 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge21 sts and 27 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
Finished SizeTo Fit Lady’s shoe size 5/6 (7/8-9/10); Finished Foot Length Small 5/6 - 9 inches [23 cm], Medium 7/8 - 9 1/2 inches [24 cm], Large 9/10 - 10 1/2 inches [26.5 cm]
- Patons Classic Wool Yarn (100g/3.5 oz) - Paprika - 1 (1, 2) ball(s)
- Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles
- Set of four 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Beg at Back, with pair of needles, cast on 2 sts.
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: Inc 1 st in first st. K1.
3rd row: Purl.
4th row: K1. M1. Knit to last st. M1. K1.
Rep 3rd and 4th rows 4 times more. 13 sts.
Work 3 rows even in stocking st.
Next row: K1. M1. Knit to last st. M1. K1.
Rep last 4 rows once more. 17 sts.
Break yarn. Leave all sts on needle.
With RS of work facing and 1st double- pointed needle, pick up and knit 16 sts up right side of “triangle”. With 2nd double-pointed needle, K17 from left-hand needle. With 3rd double- pointed needle, pick up and knit 16 sts down left side of “triangle”. 49 sts. Turn. Do not join in rnd.
Working back and forth across all 3 needles, proceed as follows:
1st row: (WS). K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: Knit.
3rd row: P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
4th row: Knit.
Rep 1st to 4th rows of Pat until work from pick up row measures 5 ins [12.5 cm] changing to 2 straight needles when it is suitable. Place markers at each end of last row.
Work for a further 1 (21/2-3) ins [2.5 (6-7.5) cm] from markers, ending with a WS row.
1st row: K11. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K19. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K11. 45 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Work even in pat.
3rd row: K10. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K17. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K10. 41 sts.
5th row: K9. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K15. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K9. 37 sts.
7th row: K8. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K13. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K8. 33 sts.
9th row: K7. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K11. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K7. 29 sts.
11th row: K6. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K9. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K6. 25 sts.
13th row: K5. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K7. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K5. 21 sts.
15th row: K4. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K5. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K4. 17 sts.
17th row: K3. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K3. Sl1. K1. psso. K2tog. K3. 13 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and draw up firmly. Fasten securely.
With RS of work facing, pick up and knit 50 sts along top edge of Slipper between markers.
Knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise (WS).
Using a flat seam, sew instep to top edge.
Pom-Pom (Make 2)
Wind yarn around 3 fingers approx 50 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in centre. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape. Sew pom-pom to front of Slipper as shown in picture.
- Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.
- Knit next 2 stitches together
- Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.
- Pass slipped stitch over
- Slip next stitch knitwise
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