leethal Mary Janes by Lee Meredith

leethal Mary Janes

January 2008
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches = 2 inches
US 11 - 8.0 mm
60 - 80 yards (55 - 73 m)
women's shoe sizes 5-11 ish
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

A simple pair of slippers, knit flat up to the toe part, then around on double points, this is a good beginner pattern for those looking to get a little more complex.

Knit the main part flat, add the strap as you go, then switch to double pointed needles for the rounded toe section.

Add decorative buttons on when you finish to personalize your slippers… then put them on and have cozy feet!

These are knit with several strands of yarn (or a super bulky weight yarn) to make them nice and thick. The garter stitch body makes them stretchy, so the sizing is very flexible. A very quick and easy project!

8/04/11 The pattern pdf has been reformatted, along with a name change and some minor pattern additions (the actual pattern remains the same).

12/13/08 new blog post with updated pattern included in the post, plus link to bottle cap button tutorial on craftstylish!

12/08/08 finally made it into a pdf! slightly redesigned based on common problems, they should fit feet better now. there will soon be a follow-up blog post with some more sizing adjustment suggestions.

Size: small, medium, large (ranging around women’s shoe sizes 5-11)

Yarn: 60-80 yards of super bulky, or several strands held together

Extras: 2 buttons or bottlecaps, for decoration only

Needles: size US 11 - pair of straights and set of double pointed

Gauge: 4.5 stitches per 2 inches

Skills needed: single cast-on, knitting in the round, make 1 increase, k2tog, ssk, sk2p, and k3tog decreases