Thursday, March 29, 2012

Malabrigo Rasta Slippers

These slippers were designed for Henny's Yarn Shop to show off the amazing Malabrigo yarn.  I hope you enjoy!

1 Skein Malabrigo Rasta
Size 13 needles
Beads (optional)

K2tog – Knit two together
Sl 1 – Slip one purl wise with yarn in front.
Cast On 19sts
Row 1: S1, K5, P1, K5, P1, K6
Row 2: S1, K7, M1, K1, M1, K2, M1, K8
Row 3: S1, K5, P1, K8, P1, K6
Row 4: S1, knit across

Repeat last 2 rows until piece measures 7 ½  inches

Repeat row 3 once more.

S1, K2tog, k1, K2tog, K1, (K2tog) 4 times, k1, K2tog, k1, K2tog, k1
S1, K3, P1, K4, P1, K4

S1, (K2 tog) 6 times, K1
K2tog across

Cut yarn leaving a long tail.  Pull yarn through remaining sts.

Turn slipper inside out and seam up the slipped sts until there are 4 inches remaining to the heel.  Leave the Remaining 4 inches unworked (foot hole).

Seam the heel.
Repeat for second slipper

CO 31
(K1, BO 5) repeat across

Sew flower in place on the slipper.  Place beads in the center (optional).