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Free Crochet Pattern: Cottage Slipper Socks

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Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern #: 578-c
Rating: ****4.1 (based on 23 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)

SIZE: Adult Medium

Directions for woman’s sock Size 9-11.  For a larger sock, use the next size larger hook.

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Cottage Slipper Socks

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®


6.4 sc and 8 rows = 4 inches.

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

SOCKS (make 2)

Beg at top of sock, ch 8.

Row 1

Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across-7 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2

Working through back loops only, 1 sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Work even as est for cuff rib for 12½", stretched. Sew short ends of cuff tog.

Next rnd

Work 20 sc evenly spaced across long edge of cuff. Ch 1, turn. Mark beg or rnd with a colored strand of yarn. Work even in sc until 7" from beg.

Next (dec) rnd

Work 4 sc, dec 1 sc, place plastic marker, work 8 sc, dec 1 sc, place plastic marker, work 4 sc. Cont in sc rep dec rnd every other rnd once more dec 1 sc before each marker-16 sts rem. Work even in sc until 12" from beg, ending at beg of rnd.

Heel flap: Next row

Sc to within 4 sts of beg marker. Work back and forth over the next 8 sc for 3". Remove dec markers. (Note: The rem 8 sc are for instep.)

Heel turning: Row 1

Work 3 sc, dec 1 sc, work 3 sc-7 sc.

Row 2

Work 2 sc, dec 1 sc, work 2 sc, turn.

Row 3

Work 2 sc, dec 1 sc, work 1 sc, turn.

Row 4

Work 1 sc, dec 1 sc, work 1 sc.

Gusset and foot: Next row

Sc across the 3 sts of heel turning, work 6 sc along heel flap for heel gusset, place pastic marker, sc across 8 sts for instep, place plastic marker, work 6 sc along heel flap, place color strand of yarn for beg of rnd-23 sts.

Next rnd

Sc to 2 sts before plastic marker, dec 1 sc, work 8 sc of instep, dec 1 sc, sc across rem sts.

Next rnd

Work 1 rnd even in sc. Rep these 2 rnds 3 times more-15 sts. Work even in sc until foot meas 2" less than final length required.

Shape toe: Rnd 1

Sc to 2 sts before first marker, dec 1 sc, sc to next marker, dec 1 sc, complete rnd.

Rnd 2

Work 1 rnd even in sc. Rep Rnd 1-11 sts. Remove plastic markers.

Last (dec) rnd

Work 1 sc, (dec 1 sc) 5 times-6 sts rem. Turn sock to wrong side. Draw yarn through rem sts and tighten. Fasten off.

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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing) dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
est = establish(ed) rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together  

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Pattern Average Rating: ****4.1 (based on 23 reviews)
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Cottage Slipper Socks Reviewed by Kirsten Verdi on 2015-08-19 *****
I finished one of the two socks, never knit socks before and I am very happy that the first one turned out so good

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