Beginner Slippers (Flexee Loom Chunky)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOOM:  Flexee Loom Chunky, 12, 16, 20 and 24 pegs needed depending on slipper size. 6 sizes included in pattern: 18 month, toddler, child, sm adult, med adult, and lg adult.

YARN:  Lion Brand Wool-Ease, 1 skein.

NOTIONS:  knitting tool, scissors, 3 peg/stitch markers, row counter.

GAUGE: 6 sts x 9.5 rows=2” in stockinette.

SIZE: 18mos, (toddler, child), sm adult (med adult, lg adult).

Adult sizes fit approx. foot length, 8-9” inches, 9.25-10” , 10.25-11”.

ABBREVIATIONS

K=knit stitch (or u-stitch)

P=purl stitch

St(s)=stitch(es)

Rep=repeat

NOTE: The slippers are worked flat, and then worked in the round for the toe area. Complete How-to video at end of pattern.

RECOMMENDED: Knitted fabric is very slippery on wood floors. Highly recommend sewing in suede bottoms to the sole of the foot to gain some traction and prevent falls, or putting some puffy paint on the sole of the slippers. This article gives some good suggestions: How to make slippers non-slip.

INSTRUCTIONS

Slipper Size: 18mos (toddler, child)

Set up 12, (16, 20) pegs depending on desired slipper size. Attach links in a circle.

Cast on 12, (16, 20) stitches from right to left with ewrap, prepare to work a flat panel

Row 1: Knit to end of row.

Row 2: Purl to the end of row.

Repeat Row 1 and Row 2:  2, (4, 6) more times (6, 10, 14 rows total).

From this point forward, work clockwise around the loom.

Next round: *k to end of round.

Next round:
18 months: *k3, p6, k3.
Toddler:  *k4, p8, k4.
Child:*k5, p10, k5.

Repeat last 2 rounds: 6, (8, 10) more times, or until slipper is about 1/4″ inch shorter than the desired length.

Next round: *k2tog; repeat from * to end. 6 (8, 10) sts remain.

Next round: k to end.

Bind off with gather removal method.

Slipper size: Adult sm (med, and lg)

Set up 24 pegs into a circle configuration, 6 light blue links, and then 6 teal links. Cast on 24 stitches, clockwise around the knitting loom.

Row 1: Knit to the end of row.

Row 2: Purl to the end of row.

Repeat Row 1 and Row 2: 9 more times. Total of 20 rows (or until slipper measures 4” from cast on edge).

From this point forward, work clockwise around the loom. Place a peg marker on pegs 7 and peg 18.

Round 21: Knit to the end of round.

Round 22: Knit 6, purl 12, knit 6.

Repeat Rounds 21 and 22 until you reach round 44 (48, 52). (Approximately 9 (10, 11) inches)

Next round: *Knit two together all around the knitting loom. (12 stitches remain)

Next round: Knit to the end of the round.

Bind off with gather removal method.

 

One thought on “Beginner Slippers (Flexee Loom Chunky)

  1. Will be trying the pattern, watched video and very impressed on how easy it was. Thank you

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