Foot length: approx. 22 - 24 - 27 cm
150 g colour no 0206, light beige
150 g colour no 300, beige mix
And use: PUDDEL
100 g colour no 01, off white
STRAIGHT NEEDLES SIZE 6 mm – or size needed to get 15 sts x 30
rows in garter st = 10 x 10 m before felting (approx. 20 sts x 38 rows in
CROCHET HOOK SIZE 7 mm - for crochet border
MEASURING TIP: It is important to have the correct knitting tension and
to be exact when measuring so that the squares are quadratic. GARTER ST
(back and forth on needle): K all rows.
The slipper is worked in one long piece in garter st and sewn tog when finished.
Read MEASURING TIP above! Cast on 16-18-20 sts on needle size 6 mm
with beige Nepal.
Work in GARTER ST - see explanation above - for 10.5-11.2-12.5cm
(= square 1), switch to light beige and work for 10.5-11.2-12.5 cm (= square 2).
REMEMBER THE KNITTING TENSION! Continue to work squares with beige
and light beige alternately until a total of 6 squares have been worked. The piece
now measures approx. 63-67.2-75 cm, cast off. Then knit up from RS 16-18-20
sts on the right side of square 2 with beige (= square 7). Work in garter st for
10.5-11.2-12.5 cm and cast off. Knit up 16-18-20 sts on the left side of square 6
with light beige (= square 8). Work in garter st for 10.5-11.2-12.5 cm and cast off.
Fold the slipper and sew nicely tog edge to edge as on Fig. 1. Fig. 2 shows how
the squares are placed after assembly.
Around the opening on the slipper, work as follows with 2 threads Puddel on hook
size 7 mm: 1 dc, * 3 ch, skip approx. 1-1½ cm, 1 dc *, repeat from *-* and finish
with 1 sl st in 1st dc at beg of round.
Place the slippers in the washing machine with a detergent without enzymes and
optical bleach. Wash at 40 degrees with normal spin but no pre-wash. After wash
shape the slippers to the right size while still wet and leave to dry flat. At subsequent
wash, wash the slippers at regular wool programme.
Explanation to pattern diagram
= Seam 1
= Seam 2
= Seam 3
= Seam 4
= Seam 7