Saturday, June 8, 2013

Super Simple Bunny Slippers FREE PATTERN!




What I absolutely LOVE about the Super Simple Slippers I make, is that they are incredibly adaptable!

I have made many different variations over time, and am happy to share some of them here with y'all !

Materials
Bulky (#5) Yarn - sample shown in Loops & Threads Charisma
- 2 colours (Main & Contrast)
H/8 (5mm) Hook
Yarn Needle

Abbreviations 
CH = chain    SLST = slip stitch      SC = single crochet      DC = double crochet
ST = stitch     HDC = half double crochet

Instructions

  1. DC 10 times into Magic Ring, join with SLST to 1st DC {10}
  2. CH2, place 2DC in each ST around, join with SLST to 1st DC {20}
  3. CH2, DC in each ST around, join with SLST to 1st DC {20}
  4. Repeat round 3
  5. Repeat round 3
  6. Repeat round 3
  7. CH2, DC in next 15 STs, leave remaining 5 un-worked. Turn {15}
  8. CH2, DC across, turn {15}
  9. Repeat round 8
  10. Repeat round 8
  11. Repeat round 8
  12. Repeat round 8
  13. Repeat round 8
  14. Repeat round 8
  15. Repeat round 8
**you can continue to repeat round 8 until you've reached the desired length**
My feet are a size 7.5/8 and these fit snug, but will loosen over time. 

Fold the heel of your slipper so right sides are facing together, SLST the slipper heel closed
Fasten off and weave in ends

Using contrast colour
1. Join with SLST to heel, SC evenly around, join with SLST to 1st SC
2. CH1, SC evenly around, join with SLST to 1st SC
Fasten off, weave in ends.

Ears
Outer Ear (Make 4)
Using main colour
CH9, HDC in 2nd CH from hook and each one across, placing 3 HDCs in the last ST, then HDC in each stitch on the opposite side. 



CH1, turn. HDC in each ST across
Fasten off, leaving long tail to attach to slippers

Inner Ear (Make 4)
Using contrast colour
CH9, HDC in 2nd CH from hook and each one across, placing 3 HDCs in the last ST, then HDC in each stitch on the opposite side. 
Fasten off, leaving long tail to attach to Outer Ear

Attach inner ear to outer ear, & taper the end as shown;

Sew ear onto slippers. 

Bunny Tail
Make two pom-poms (there are many tutorials to be found online for this) 
I wrapped a strand of yarn around all four of my fingers 24 times, then tied them together and cut the ends to make my pom-poms. 
Sew onto the back of the slippers. 

There you have it! Bunny slippers

I hope you've enjoyed this pattern! 


**** please note that none of my FREE PATTERNS have been tested, aside from being worked up by me. If you find any errors, or have difficulty with the pattern, please feel free to contact me or comment here!
Thank you!