Sherwood Slippers by Lara Neel
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Sherwood Slippers

November 2013
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
128 - 256 yards (117 - 234 m)
To fit U.S. Women's Small [Womenโ€™s Medium, Womenโ€™s Large/Men's Medium, Menโ€™s Large]; Slippers are meant to have 0 ease (in other words, actually be around the size of the foot) and are 8 [9, 9.6, 10.66] inches/ 20.25 [23, 24.5, 27] cm around and 8.66 [9.6
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These are toe-up, lightly-felted slippers for when you need just a little extra padding and warmth - perfect for when youโ€™ve kicked off your shoes at home. They are felted to fit the wearer.

There is no grafting and you can choose between two methods of casting on. Itโ€™s the best of both worlds! I made these slippers just to take advantage of the construction techniques I loved. After I made them, they reminded me of Robin Hood, hence the name. They fold very flat, so theyโ€™re great for when youโ€™re traveling with your merry men and ladies.

The final slipper should be about the same size as the foot of the wearer.


The first few lines for the second cast-on method should read:

“Using Judyโ€™s Magic Cast On, start with a total of 6 10, 12, 12 sts.

Place a marker for the beginning of the round and another 3 5, 6, 6 sts away.

Inc. Round: …”