Size 10 (6mm)knitting needles, large plastic needle, regular sewing needle and thread and 2 decorative buttons. This makes one pair of slippers.
Tension 4 sts and 6 rows (3 garter stitch ridges) = 1 inch
Available in small, medium and large size
Cast on 29 (35-41) sts
Row 1: Knit across.
Row 2: K9(11-13), *P1,K9(11-13), repeat from *once more.
Repeat rows 1 and 2 until 30 (34-38) rows have been knit.
Row 1: P1, *K1,P1, repeat from *across row
Row 2: K1, *P1,K1, repeat from *across row
Repeat these 2 rows until you have 12 rows (14-16) then work row 1 once more, cut off yarn leaving an 8” end.
Draw 8” end through remaining sts and pull up tightly, then sew with large plastic needle from beginning of ribbing to form toe. Fold cast one edge in half and sew inside seam for center back. Make 2 pom-poms and tie to each front side tightly and knot to inside of slipper or decoration of your choice, buttons, ribbons etc.
Here in Turkey parents teach their children that it’s polite to take off your shoes when entering someone’s house. When they arrive at home, visit grandma, go to a friend’s house, infact whenever they enter someone’s house, the first thing to do is look for a place to put your shoes.
Try knitting these today!