Draft Dodger Slippers-Free Crochet Pattern


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Keep those toes toasty warm!  Quick and easy little slippers that can be made in one color or multiple colors.  Use those odds and ends in your stash!

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Draft Dodger Slippers Sizes available-Teen/Adult-Large, Medium and Small

Note: Pattern can easily be adjusted using a smaller or larger hook and/or changing yarn weight.

Skill Level: Easy

Supplies: 2-3 oz.-Red Heart Super Saver Yarn    Size H/8/5mm Crochet Hook, Yarn Needle.

Stitches Used: ch (chain), slst (slip stitch), sc (single crochet), scdec (decrease single crochet), dc (double crochet), dcdec (decrease double crochet) revsc (reverse single crochet).

Reverse Single Crochet (revsc): Working from left to right, *insert hook in next st to right, pull up lp, yo, draw through both lps on hook; rep from* across.

Gauge: 6 pattern stitches = 2”, 5 pattern rows = 2” (pattern = sc, dc)

Directions for Large (changes for medium and small are in parentheses)

Row 1: leaving a 12” tail, ch27 (25, 25), sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, ch1, turn.  26 (24, 24)sc

Row 2: sc in first sc, dc in next sc, *sc in next sc, dc in next sc*, repeat from *to* across.  26 (24, 24)st

Row 3: sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc*, repeat from *to* across, ch1, turn.  26 (24, 24)st

Rows 4-14(12, 12): repeat row 3.  26 (24, 22)st  (med and small-skip to Row 15)  

Row 15: sc in first dc, dc in next sc, *sc in next dc, dc in next sc*, repeat from *to* across, join to beginning sc, ch1, turn.  26 (24, 24)st

Rows 16-22 (22, 20): repeat row 13.  26 (24, 24)st

Row 23: scdec over first 2 st, dcdec over next 2 st, *scdec over next 2 st, dcdec over next 2 st*, repeat across, working an scdec in last st,

(medium and small-scdec over first 2 st, dcdec over next 2 st, *scdec over next 2 st, dcdec over next 2 st*, repeat from *to* around), join to beginning sc, ch1, turn.  13 (12, 12)sc

Row 24: scdec over first 2 sc, *scdec over next 2 sc*, repeat from *to* around, sc in last sc, .  (medium and small-scdec over first 2 st, *scdec over next 2 st*, repeat from *to* around), join to beginning sc, fasten off, leaving 12” tail7 (6, 6)sc

Weave tail through last 7 (6)sc, pull tight, tie to secure.

Sew back seam, weave in end.

Trim: working around opening, attach yarn at back center, ch1, sc in ends each st around, join to beginning sc, ch1, do not turn.

Rnd. 2: revsc in each sc around, fasten off.  Weave in ends.

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