Duck Boots


Experience Level: Easy Size: Child’s, sole length: small-6-1/2 inches; medium-7 inches; large-7-1/2- inches; and extra large-8 inches Materials 4-ply yarn: 3=1/2 oz blue 1 oz gold Crochet hook size H/B Yarn needle Gauge With 1 strand of yarn, 3 hdc = 1 inch: 3 hdc rows = 1 inch Pattern Notes Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Soles are crocheted with 2 strands of yarn held together; rem of slipper is crocheted with 1 strand. Sole Rad 1: With 2 strands of blue yarn, ch 10 (12-14-16), 3 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, 2 hdc in next ch, hdc in each next 5 (7-9-11) chs, 2 hdc in next ch, 3 hdc in last ch (heel), working on opposite side of foundation ch, 2 hdc in next ch, hdc in next 5 (7-9-11) chs, 2 hdc in next ch, sl st to join in first hdc, (24-28-32-36) Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in same st as beg ch-2, 3 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in each next 2 sts, hdc in next 7 (9-11-13) sts, 2 hdc in each next 2 sts, 3 hdc in next st, 2 hdc in each next 2 sts, hdc in next 7 (9-11-13) sts, 2 hdc in next st, sl st to join in top of beg ch-2. (36-40-44-48) Rnd 3: Ch 3, 2 dc in each next 2 sts, 3 dc in next st (center toe), 2 dc in each next 2 sts, dc in next 4 (5-6-7) sts, sc in next 9 (10-Il-12) sts, 2 sc in each next 2 sts, 3 sc in next st (center heel), 2 sc in each next 2 sts, sc in next 9 (10-11-12) sts, dc in next 3 (40-5-6) sts, sl st to join in top of beg ch-3, fasten off. (48-52-56-60) Slipper Sides Rnd 1: Working in back Ips only, attach 1 strand blue yam at center back heel, ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch- 1 sc in each st around, sl st to join in beg sc, fasten off. Rnd 2: Attach 1 strand gold yarn at center back heel, ch 2, hdc in each sc around, sl st to join in top of beg ch-2, fasten off. Rnd 3: Attach 1 strand blue yarn at center back heel, ch 2,. hdc in each st around, sl st to join in top of beg ch-2. Rnds 4 & 5: Ch 2, hdc in each st around, sl st to join in top of beg ch-2, At the end of Rnd 5, fasten off. Instep Make 2 Rnd 1: With 1 strand of blue yarn, ch 5 (7-9-11),3 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, 2 hdc in next ch, hdc in next 0 (2-4-6) chs, 2 hdc in next ch, 3 hdc in last ch (toe end), working on opposite side of foundation ch, 2 hdc in next ch, hdc in next 0 (2-4-6) chs, 2 hdc in next ch, sl st to join in top of first hdc, turn. Row 2: Ch 2, hdc in next 3 (5-7-9) sts, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sts, 3 hde in next st, 2 hdc in each next 2 sts, hdc in next 4 (6-8-10) sts, leaving a length of yarn, fasten off. Turn slipper sole and sides inside out; place slipper sides wrong sides together. Mark center toe st of both slipper sides and instep. Thread needle with rem length of yarn. Matching sts carefully, working through both thicknesses, sew around instep. Turn slipper right side out,     . Bottom Trim Rnd 1: Working in rem free Ips of Rnd 3 of sole, attach 1 strand blue yam at center back heel, sl st in each st around, fasten off. Cuff Row 1 (Right side): Attach 1 strand blue yarn with sl st in first st on slipper side (same st where instep was joined), ch 1, sc in each st around to opposite side of instep, do not work across instep sts, turn. Rows 2 & 3: Ch 1, sc in each sc of previous row, turn. Row 4: Ch 1, working in back Ips for this row only, sc in each st across, turn. Rows 5 & 6: ch I, sc in each sc across, turn. At the end of Row 6, fasten off. tongue Row 1: Attach 1 strand of yarn with sl st in first st of instep, working in side edge of Rows, ch 2, work 8 hdc evenly sp across, turn. (9) Row 2: Hdc dec over next 2 hdc, hdc in next 5 hdc, hdc dec over next 2 hdc, turn. (7) Row 3: Hdc dec over next 2 hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc, hdc dec over next 2 hdc, turn. (5) Row 4: sl st in each of next 5 hdc, fasten off. Ties Make 2 With 1 strand of gold yam, ch 80, fasten off. Working through sts of Row 5 of cuff, starting at center back, weave over 2 sts, under 2 sts, to end of cuff; rep same on opposite side. Fold cuff Rows 4-6 down, pass end of tie through Row 1 of cuff, into edge of tongue and out at center of tongue; rep on opposite edge. Tie ends in a bow. Rep in same manner on 2nd slipper ..

Comments are closed.