Auntie's Slippers

Auntie’s Slippers
Price of Item: $6.00

aunties slippers

Instructions:
Instructions are for Child' Size with changes for Women's & Men's in parentheses. Size 9 knitting needles and 3 oz of worsted weight yarn. 1 strand Gauge: 4 sts= 1 inch 8 rows--4 ridges= 1 inch
2 strand gauge: 3.5 sts= 1 inch 7 rows= 1 inch Slippers can be worked in single or double strand, but I prefer double for extra warmth.
Cast on 27 (29-35) sts
ROW 1: - wrong side - K9 (9-11), p1, k7 (9-11), p1, k9, (9-11). ROW 2: K all sts. Repeat these 2 rows for 5 (6-8) ins., or 2 (2 1/2-2 1/2) ins. less than desired finished length allowing the 2 (2 1/2-2 1/2) ins. for toe, end on wrong side.
TOE: ROW 1: purl all stitches
Row 2: knit all stitches
When you reach the desired length, cut a long tail and thread a needle and gather all stitches off, pull tight, fold in half and sew sides together 3 (4, 5) ins. from toes leaving enough room to put foot into slippers. Knot and weave in ends. To sew heel, use cast on yarn, fold heel in

Materials Needed:
Yarn (approximately 2 skeins of double strand)

Where to Buy:
Michaels, Jo-Ann Fabrics, WAL*MART, Inspire 2 Knit & Tea