are the sweetest soft baby slippers youll ever see! They are so
irresistible that even having to work the simple increasing and decreasing
techniques wont put you off. Worked completely in beautiful textural
You will need
||1 x 50g ball of double knit cotton.
||Needles 3 3/4mm. Sewing
needle and pins
Step by step
Moss stitch pattern (over odd numbers of stitches)
Row 1:knit 1, * purl 1, knit 1, repeat from * to end.
Row 2:knit the purl stitches and purl the knit stitches as they appear.
Repeat row 2 to form the pattern.
Method for the slippers
The soles (two the same): Using 3 3/4mm needles
cast on 9 stitches and work 1 row moss stitch. Working the whole sole
in moss stitch, increase 1 stitch at each end of next row by knitting
into front and back of first and last stitch. (11 stitches on needle.)
Work 9cm without shaping. Decrease 1 stitch at each end of row by knitting
first 2 stitches together and last 2.
Cast off remaining 9 stitches in moss stitch.
The uppers (two the same) :sing 3 3/4mm needles, cast on 19 stitches.
Working the whole upper in moss stitch, increase 1 stitch at end of next
row by knitting into front and back of last stitch, then increase 1 stitch
at same edge on the next 5 rows for the toe shaping. (25 stitches on needle)
Work 4 rows without shaping, finishing at straight back edge. Cast off
12 stitches in moss stitch at start of next row. Decrease 1 stitch at
end of next row by knitting last 2 stitches together. Decrease 1 stitch
at start of next row by knitting first 2 stitches together. Increase 1
stitch at end of next row by casting on 1 stitch after last stitch. Work
1 row without shaping. Cast on 13 stitches at end of next row (25 stitches
Work 4 rows without shaping. Decrease 1 stitch at toe end on next 6 rows.
Cast off remaining 19 stitches.
Join straight edges at back of heel on uppers.
Insert sole, pin around edge and attach using simple blanket stitch, easing
in fullness around toe.