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Baby Ballet Slippers

SIZES 6-12 months (18-24 months) MATERIALS
• 1 (1) skein Tahki Yarns COTTON CLASSIC LITE 100% mercerized cotton (1.75oz/50g; 146yds/135m) in color of your choice
• One pair size 4 (3.5mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
• 1 yd/1 m satin ribbon, ½”/13mm wide to match yarn
• Sewing needle and thread to match yarn • Non-slip sole (optional) • Yarn needle

ABBREVIATIONS beg begin(ning)(s)
dec decreas(e)(ed)(es)(ing)
inc increas(e)(ed)(es)(ing)
k knit
p purl
rem remain(ed)(ing)(s)
rep repeat(ed)(ing)(s)
RS right side st(s) stitch(es)
WS wrong side

KNITTED MEASUREMENTS Length 3½ (5)”/9 (12.5) cm GAUGE 26 sts and 24 rows = 4”/10 cm in Moss stitch
TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE PATTERN STITCH
Moss Stitch (multiple of 2 sts + 1) Row 1 (RS) *K1, p1; rep from * to end, k1 if an odd number of sts.
Row 2 Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you.
Row 3 Purl the knit sts and knit the purl sts as they face you.
Row 4 Rep Row 2. Repeat Rows 1-4 for Moss Stitch.
NOTE: SLIPPERS are worked in one piece, beginning with the Sole, then working through one Side, the Upper, and then the second Side.

SLIPPER Using color of your choice, cast on 14 (21) sts;
beg Moss st. Shape Sole Inc Row (WS) Inc 1 st beg of this row, then every row 7 (11) times more [8 (12) times total] – 22 (33) sts.
Work even for 2 rows. Dec Row (WS) Dec 1 st at beg of this row, then every row 7 (11) times more [8 (12) times total] – 14 (21) sts rem.
Shape Heel and First Side (WS) Cast on 5 (8) sts for Heel, work to end – 19 (29) sts. Inc Row (RS) Inc 1 st at beg of this row, then every other row 3 (5) times more [4 (6) times total] – 23 (35) sts. Shape Upper (WS) Bind off 13 (20) sts, work to end – 10 (15) sts.
Work even for 11 (13) rows. (WS) Cast on 13 (20) sts, work to end – 23 (35) sts. Dec Row (RS) Dec 1 st at beg of this row, then every other row 3 (5) times more [4 (6) times total] – 19 (29) sts rem. Bind off all sts.
FINISHING Block pieces. Sew short edges of Heel together. Sew Sides and Upper to Sole, easing in toe fullness. Fold ribbon in half lengthwise and cut into 2 pieces of equal length. Fold each length of ribbon in half again and sew at fold to center back of SLIPPER (see photo).
Sew non-slip sole to Sole of SLIPPER (optional). Weave in ends.

3 comments:

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