A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 313,037
Currently Running With Scissors:
696 Guests and 22 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Pattern for toddler sized slippers or booties?  (Read 1288 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
« on: October 09, 2007 05:04:37 PM »


I've searched the forums and can only find a pattern for what I need that is crocheted.  Does anyone out there have a knitting pattern for booties/slippers/slipper socks for toddler sized feet (or heck, I'd even like some for grown up feet if you have it too) that does not use DPNs?  I'm cool with circulars, but my experience with them is that they don't work well with wee-sized projects. 

I'd like to find something my little guy can run around the house in and keep his tootsies warm, but since they're just for bumming around, I'd like to steer clear of intarsia, cables, and all that fancy stuff.  I had a pattern for baby booties that used plain old straight needles and knit up in about 30 minutes per bootie (for newborn size, though) and cannot find it anywhere!  I figure even with a basic bootie pattern that is sized correctly, all I need to do is slap some puff paint on the bottom and he's got slipper socks.

Any help is appreciated!  If you have a pattern that is not published online and you'd rather not share it in the forum, feel free to PM me.  Thanks  Smiley

« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2007 06:13:37 PM »

http://www.littleturtleknits.com/  Used to have an AMAZING felted slipper pattern that went from baby size to adult.  SUPER easy and no DPNs ~ except for the applied I-cord.  I don't see that exact pattern anymore ~ maybe email her?  But, the stripey slipper pattern looks identical with the exception of the felting and stripes Wink  The pattern was very well written and she's a dear to work with.

Forgot to mention, for any toddler (or even adult) slipper pattern, I HIGHLY recommend using puff fabric paint on the bottoms unless you only have carpet.  Knits on toes is WWAAAAYYYY slippery Wink
« Last Edit: October 09, 2007 06:21:53 PM by shopdaughter » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2007 06:48:29 PM »

Ooooohhh...great tip!  I need to make slippers for myself at work and I can see myself slipping now on the shiny hardwood floor. 

That which does not kill you makes you funnier-Joseph Fiennes
A child of God
Offline Offline

Posts: 2330
Joined: 15-Jul-2006

YHWH is my Daddy!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2007 08:11:58 PM »

With Saarjte's booties, if you use a bigger gauge, it'll become a bigger bootie. Smiley http://saartjeknits.nl/ (it's on the right).

« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2007 09:00:40 PM »

Like this?
this one is finished on dpn's, but you could easily continue it flat and seam it. just pull yarn through remaining sts, pull closed and sew up.
similar in other sizes http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/maggieslippers.html
or these super simple
or try here
« Last Edit: October 09, 2007 09:07:49 PM by Jints » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2007 02:24:41 AM »

Jints!  That first pattern you listed looks exactly like the one I did before- brilliant!  All the patterns posted look fantastic & simple, thanks everyone for helping me out.

Caclark4- just so you know I had to cover my mouth when I saw your avatar because I burst out laughing and was afraid of waking everyone in the house up.  That is awesome.

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Kyria Abrahams Reveals Her Motto
Kamran Pasha Talks About Mother of the Believers
The Fruit of Her Hands Book Trailer
Meet Dr. Michael Murray and Dr. Michael Lyon
Erik Rees Talks About Only You Can Be You
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Felt Basket
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kindling Bundle
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide: Kitty Coasters

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.