Strawberry Rhubarb by Faye Kennington

Strawberry Rhubarb

Knitting
January 2021
yarn held together
Fingering
+ Fingering
= DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
175 - 550 yards (160 - 503 m)
Wide Range - See Photo for Details
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These pretty slippers feature a strawberry-shaped bobble stitch you’ll just love to make!

The unstretched finished foot length of these XXXS (XXS, XS, S, M) L, XL, XXL, XXXL slippers is 7.75 (8.25, 8.5, 8.75, 9.25) 9.5, 9.75, 10.25, 10.5” / 19.5 (21, 21.5, 22, 23.5) 24, 25, 26, 26.5 cm. Use the chart below to determine the appropriate size by actual foot length or shoe size.

Pattern includes written and graphed directions for the bobbled area.

Tools:
Set of US 4 (3.5mm) double pointed needles* or size necessary to obtain gauge; 3 differing stitch markers; cable needle; tapestry needle; crochet hook (optional).
For sizes L - XXXL, there are enough sts to work the slippers on a 16”/ 40cm circular needle. The magic loop technique can be used for all sizes with a long circular needle.

Materials:
1 (1, 1, 1, 1) 1, 1, 2, 2 skein(s) Polka Dot Sheep Tenderfoot 80/20, 80% superwash Merino/20% nylon; 400 y/ 366m; 3.5 oz/ 100g. Sample shown in Eastside.

Gauge:
5 sts/10 rnds over 1”/2.5cm in garter stitch, yarn held double.
12 sts/ 8 rnds is 2¼”/5.5cm wide and 7/8”/2cm tall in Strawberry Bobble, (page 4) yarn held double.

Abbreviations:
CO – Cast on
Con’t – Continue
K – Knit
K2tog – Knit 2 sts
together
P – Purl
Rem – Remaining
Rnd – Round
Sl – Slip
Sm – Stitch marker
SSK – Slip, slip, knit
St(s) – Stitch(es)
W&t – Wrap and turn
WS – Wrong side
YO – Yarn over