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Cosy Hexagon Slippers

Cosy Hexagon Slippers



Each of these snug slippers is made from four hexagon motifs worked in simple treble stitches. It's the perfect portable project as well as being an excellent stashbuster.

MATERIALS

• Aran weight yarn, 50g

Yarn A: Cream x 1 ball

Yarn B: Mid brown x 1 ball

Yarn C: Dark brown x 1 ball

• 5.5mm hook

• Yarn needle

TENSION

One completed motif measures 12.5 (14, 15)cm/5 (5 1/2, 6)in across from point to point.

MEASUREMENTS

Slippers are size S (M, L) to fit UK adult shoe size 4-5 (5-6, 7-8). 

PATTERN NOTES

You can save a lot of time sewing in by crocheting over the ends after joining in yarn. Make the hexagons in random colours to use up all your oddments of yarn. 

MOTIF FOR SOLE AND SIDES

Make six With yarn C, 4ch. Join with a sl st to make a ring, ensuring sts are not twisted.

Rnd 1: 3ch (counts as first tr), 17tr in ring, join with sl st to top of 3ch - 18tr. Break yarn and join in yarn B to any stitch.

Rnd 2: 3ch, 1tr in same place, *(2tr in next st); rep from * to end, join with sl st to top of 3ch - 36tr. Break off yarn B and join in yarn A to any stitch.

Rnd 3: 3ch, 1tr in same place, *(miss 2tr, 5tr in next space, miss 2tr, 2tr in next space); rep from * four times more, miss 2tr, 5tr in next space, join with sl st to top of 3ch. Fasten off.

Rnd 4: 1ch, 1dc in each tr to centre tr of 5tr, 2dc in centre tr of 5tr, join with a sl st to first ch. Size Medium only Rep rnd 4 once. Size Large only Rep rnd 4 twice. Fasten off.

MOTIF FOR TOES

Make two Work as for sole and sides motif but change colour sequence as follows: rnd 1 in yarn A; rnd 2 in yarn C; rnd 3 in yarn B.

MAKING UP

Place a toe hexagon on a body hexagon, WS together, and join four of the six sides. Place the remaining two body hexagons together and join two of the six sides for the heel and underfoot seam. Match the end of the underfoot seam to the free point of the first body hexagon, then finish join from this point to the top of the foot. Repeat for the other side of the slipper. Weave in ends.