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Crochet Slippers Free Pattern with Video, Magic Slippers

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This crochet slippers free pattern is shaped from a simple rectangle. The transformation is almost magical and hence the name Magic Slippers.

Easy Crochet Slippers

 

These slippers are really easy and beginner-friendly, no increasing or decreasing. Once you repeat two rows to make a rectangle, all you have to do is fold and shape the slippers.

 

Crochet Slippers for Beginners

 

 

I was inspired by knit slippers I saw on YouTube, but I honestly didn’t expect it to turn out looking so good. I think the ribbing effect of the stitch makes all the difference and adds the much-needed pizzazz to this simple design.

 

 

When you try this crochet slippers free pattern,  you will also learn a new stitch called the half double crochet slip stitch. I have included a video at the end of the blog post to make it easy for visual learners.

 

 

Crochet Slippers Free Pattern

You can work from the free pattern below or purchase an ad-free PDF for $3.99 here. You will receive a download link once you make payment and click “Return to Merchant”

 

You can pin it for later here

 

Note: There is a full video tutorial at the end of this blog post.

 

Materials

1. Size 4 worsted weight yarn. Loops and Threads Impeccable yarn in colors Putty and Barley were used for the sample slippers.

2. Size J(6mm) hook

3. Tapestry needle to weave in the end and shape the slippers

4. Four 3/4-inch metal buttons for embellishment

 

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Finished Size

Note: Sizes are based on US shoe sizes.

Size 5: 8-1/4 inches long

Size 6: 8-3/4 inches long

Size 7: 9 inches long

Size 8: 9-1/4 inches long

Size 9: 9-3/4 inches long

Size 10: 10 inches long

You can download a size chart below that includes US/UK/EU shoe sizes and the length and width of the rectangle for each size. 

 

 

 

 

Yardage

Around 160-200 Yards depending on the size you are making.

 

Stitch Abbreviations

ch-chain

sc-single crochet

hslst- half double crochet slip stitch

YO-yarn over

 

Gauge

12.5 hslst= 4 inches

 

Stitch Explanations

Half double crochet slip stitch(hslst): YO, insert your hook into the next st, YO and pull through the stitch and the 2 loops on your hook. You can watch the video at the end of this post.

 

Crochet Pattern

Note: Stitch counts are given in the order Size 5(6, 7, 8, 9, 10). Alternate numbers have been highlighted for ease.

 

Ch 26(27, 28, 30, 32, 33)

Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across to end, turn.——-25(26, 27, 29, 31, 32) sts

 

Row 2: Ch 1 (does not count as a st here and throughout),  hslst in same st as ch 1, hslst in each st across to end, turn.—–25(26, 27, 29, 31, 32) sts

 

Row 3: Ch 1 (does not count as a st here and throughout), 1 sc in same st as ch 1, 1 sc in each st across to end, turn.——-25(26, 27, 29, 31, 32) sts

 

Keep repeating Rows  2 and 3 until your rectangle measures 8( 8, 8-1/2, 8-1/2, 9, 9) inches, fasten off with a 1-1/2 yard tail for sewing. 

 

Shaping the Crochet Slippers

Pattern Notes

  1. The side where you have 2 tails hanging will form the ankle side and the opposite side will form the toe side.
  2. The textured side is the right side of the slipper.

 

Left Slipper- Cinching Toe Side

Note: You can see the video given at the end.

 

Keep the rectangle textured side up. The toe side should be at the top.

 

 

For the left slipper, from the right edge, fold in a little more than 1/3rd of the rectangle and place a marker. Open the fold, use a 2-yard strand of yarn and make a running stitch along the very edge of the marked part taking care to catch only one loop.

 

Pull both ends to cinch. Do not cinch too tight or you will feel a lump in your slipper. Tie both ends to hold it in place and sew any opening shut working through the very edge and catching only 1 loop at a time, knot to secure.

 

Sew back to get your yarn near the marker, do not trim the excess yarn. We will come back to this part later after sewing the ankle side.

 

Right Slipper-Cinching Toe Side

Keep the rectangle textured side up. The toe side should be at the top.

 

 

For the right slipper, from the left edge, fold in a little more than 1/3rd of the rectangle and place a marker. Cinch the left side this time and seam it just like you did with your left slipper.

 

Seaming the Ankle- Left and Right Slippers

 

 

Note: When you seam the ankle side or the back of your slipper, the seam will be worked 1/2 inch inwards along the top half to make it snug.

 

 

Fold the ankle side in the middle, align the top edges, using the yarn tail left, start seaming the ankle working 1/2 inch inside, work along a slanting line to hit the middle, and from there work along the very edge to join the 2 layers.

 

Make a couple of knots. The ankle seam will be a little to the side because of the way these slippers are shaped.

 

Closing the Toe Side- Left and Right Slipper

Turn the slipper right side out. The flap will fold to the right for the right slipper and to the left for the left slipper.

 

Now insert your foot into the slipper. If you are making it for someone else and the slipper is too small to fit, just insert the front of your foot.

 

 

Fold the flap over as far as possible and sew in place using the yarn tail left at the toe side. You can use a running stitch. Since tapestry needle is blunt you don’t have to worry about poking your foot.

 

Finishing the Crochet Slipper

1. Sew on 2 or 3  buttons to the edge of the flap for embellishment. Repeat with the other slipper.

2. Weave in any tails left along the inner side of the slipper.

 

You might also like my quick Free One Hour Crochet Slippers and my  Spa Day Slippers which is perfect for spring.

 

You can find more free crochet slipper patterns on Allfreecrochet.

 

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Faye

Saturday 8th of May 2021

Hello. What do you do with the ankle seam of half an inch so it doesn't rub on the wearer's heel? Do you tack down the seam allowance? Thank you!

casey

Sunday 25th of April 2021

I want help in crocheting. Can u help me in person? email me at

Danger Kitty

Thursday 4th of March 2021

Loved this pattern, but... yeah. Mine look more like elf boots. Will try again with a thicker yarn. On the up side, I have a cute "bag" to wrap around one of my plants, lol. :-) thank you for your time and effort!

Annie Kashyap

Sunday 21st of February 2021

I want

Corinne

Sunday 24th of January 2021

Hi there, I love the pattern but I wasn't able to download the sizing chart - kept telling me that there was an error in the web address. Is there another way that I can download it please? I'd love to make a snuggly pair for my mum! Thank you :)

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