Knitting Pattern For Seamless Slippers
by Peggy Pignato with my changes to the stitch count
This seamless slipper pattern fits most adults. The actual size is determined by the length you knit. Since they have no seam, they are comfortable to wear.
It begins at the heel and is knit partially back and forth and partly in the round.
Bulky weight wool or two strands of worsted weight held together
Size 8 US (5 mm) straight and double pointed needles
Gauge: 3.5 to 4 sts=1″
When slipping stitch, slip purlwise.
CO 2 sts.
Row 1: Slip 1, K1
Row 2: Slip 1, M1, K1 – 3 sts
Rows 3-5: Slip 1, knit across
Row 6: Slip 1, M1, knit to last st, M1, K1 – 5 sts
Rows 7-9: Slip 1, knit across
Row 10: Rep Row 6 – 7 sts
Rows 11-13: Slip 1, knit across
Row 14: Rep Row 6 – 9 sts
Rows 15-17: Slip 1, knit across
Row 18: Rep Row 6 – 11 sts
Rows 19-21: Slip 1, knit across
Row 22: Rep Row 6 – 13 sts
Change to double points but knit back and forth.
Pick up 11 sts along edge. Turn.
Slip 1, knit 23.
Pick up 11 sts along other edge – 35 sts
Next row (WS): K11, P1, K11, P1, K11
Row 2 (RS): Knit across
Rep these two rows for 4 to 5″ (half or a little less than half the finished foot length), Decreasing 1 st on last row – 34 sts. * * * * *
Count the number of ridges and make a note of it for your second slipper.
Join and begin knitting in the round.
K 1, P 1 rib for about 4 to 5″ (until 1″ less than finished length).
Make a note of how many rows you have worked for your second slipper.
Next 2 rounds: knit
Last round: K2tog around.
Cut yarn, leaving a tail, and draw it through all the remaining sts.
Make a second one to match.
Add pop pom and sew on sole if desired.
* * * * * *For a more snug fit: decrease three stitches before beginning ribbing.