Elf Shoes by pamela wynne

Elf Shoes

December 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
13 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
100 - 300 yards (91 - 274 m)
infant, toddler, youth, adult, adult wide
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Liberate your inner pixie, sprite, jester, imp or grinch! These puckish slippers are knit in the round and fulled to fit. They feature turn-down cuffs, short-row heels, and a curly elfin toe shaped with short rows and i-cord.

SIZING: Instructions are for infant (toddler, youth, adult, adult wide). Foot length and cuff height are customizable.

GAUGE: 13 stitches / 4 inches, in stockinette stitch, before fulling


  • 1 skein Cascade 220 (100% wool, 220 yards) in Main Color (Larger adult sizes may require a second skein)
  • ½ skein Cascade 220 (100% wool, 220 yards) in Contrasting Color
  • set of five US size 10.5 (6.5mm) double-pointed needles, or size to get gauge
  • tapestry needle
  • stitch marker