Crochet Slipper Boots A Free Crochet Pattern (How To Crochet Slipper Boots)

An easy free crochet pattern to make these warm cosy slippers which can easily be made into slipper boots or can be worn as thick cosy socks. Following the basic slipper pattern and choosing when you want to finish you can create several styles of crochet slippers from this one pattern.
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Take 1 Free Crochet Pattern for slippers and transform
them into these stylish slipper boots and socks



It's nearing that time of year again when its time to light the fire and wrap up warm.
I am asked every year to make these crochet boot slippers, not only for the ladies in the family but my hubby loves his pair too. 








Taking 1 simple crochet pattern and formula can transform these crochet slippers to boots to socks and even very trendy roll down cuff boots for the teenagers.
These are suitable for men and woman, teenagers and kids alike.

Special Notes, Stitches and Terms used.

Please read through, this is a basis to help you create the fashionable crochet slipper boots ( I made these for me and I am uk size 6 ) Pattern is written in US terms.


The Basic Slipper Crochet Pattern

Rnd1: ch3 and work 6 hdc into the first chain on the hook, slip to join 

Rnd 2 : Ch 2 , counts as first hdc,  hdc into the base of chain st, work  2 hdc in each stitch around, slip to join 
Rnd 3: Ch2, 1 hdc in each stitch around, slip to join. 
Continue working Row 3 until Toe and front of foot area are long enough to just before your ankle. 
Start working in ROWS 
Ch2, hdc in next 14 sts, TURN - Repeat this Row until the piece fits over your toes and you can close the ROWS at the back of your heel - you will sew here to complete your slipper. 
Work sc along the slippers Top Edge to finish

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Easy Crochet Slipper Pattern



This pattern is a basic crochet slipper pattern and is the very same one I use when I make my niece's little red crochet slippers pictured here. I just finish off and sc along the top of the slipper .
For this smaller size I use 1 strand of Double knit yarn and a size 4.00 mm hook.
For the Crochet boot pattern just continue to follow the next set of instructions.
(Pattern and special terms used)

I used size 4.00mm (UK) hook and Double knit Thick Aran Wool this made a perfect size 6 (UK) European 39 and US 8.5
or, for even extra toasty-ness work with 2 strands of Double knit wool together.

Stitches Used  ( written in US terms)
 HDC = Half Double Crochet
How to create the Half Double Crochet Stitch
Make a chain, beginning with the second chain from hook into the chain stitch, catch the yarn and draw it through the stitch. You will now have 3 hooks on your hook. Put the yarn over the hook and draw through all loops at the same time. Leaving 1 loop on the hook. This is a half double crochet

This crochet stitch gives warmth and has a fair amount of elasticity. Also, it is best to make your slippers on the smaller side rather than the larger. They will stretch.

Special terms of note:

Always start your 1st Half Double Crochet into the BASE of your chain 3 at the start of every round.
Where stated  finish with a half double crochet into the join slip stitch of previous row (this helps to give the increased shape required for a snug fit (1 extra stitch being created at either side of the chain)

Instructions:
Rnd1:  
Magic Circle work 6 HDC into the magic circle
 (or chain 3,  and in the first chain from hook work 6 hdc into ring created) 

Rnd 2: ch2, 2hdc in each stitch around
Rnd 3: Ch 2. 1 hdc in next st. 2 hdc in next st. repeat around. Join.(18)

Rnd 3: Ch2, 1 hdc in each stitch around .join

Rnd 4: HDC in each stitch around, creating an extra stitch by working 
HDC into the previous rounds slip to join space. Continue increasing by 1 stitch until your desired width is achieved (ie it can fit over your toes comfortably.)

Continue working each round in HDC without the extra stitch increase until you can place the length of the slipper over your foot stopping at the front of your ankle.

DO NOT FASTEN OFF


Here you will work the heel. We will now be working in ROWS

ROW 1: ch 2.(continue working the 1st hdc in base of chain)
hdc in next 12 stitches, stop here. TURN 
If you have made the slipper slightly wider in the beginning then remember to adjust this stitch count! to make sure it will fit from bottom of the ankle bone, underfoot to other ankle bone. 

 Continue working back and forward in HDC until the piece fits over toes and touches back of HEEL 

You will SEW up the back of the heel which is the LAST ROW by joining the first stitch to last stitch of ROW making a U shape

(I had 20 rows in total) from toe to back of heel

You want the slipper to be a snug fit, so when you get to the heel, put right sides together and slip stitch together.
This is how i make a basic Mary Jayne crochet Slipper Pattern, you can finish off here by completing 1 round of single crochet around the top of the slipper, ta-dah have a lovely pair of slip on slippers my niece loves these! (SEE Pic 4 BELOW)


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Continue To make the Slipper boot.


Join yarn at the back heel seam. 
pick up and work, ch2, HDC evenly in every space around. 

Continue working in the round until you reach your desired length. 

Mid-calf for slipper boots. or knee length for slipper socks/boot socks.
Do not add in the extra base stitches here, unless for making for a man who has wider calves) 

Fasten Off and weave in Ends. (See Picture 5 Below) Sew back heel seam together. 


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Original published date 12/18/12
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