Bulky Yarn Booty

biyarnbooty2jpgLooking for a quick gift. Try one of these slippers in different sizes for the entire family.

By: Juanita’s Knit Shop, Longview

Size 9 needle (or size to achieve gauge)
2 2-oz skeins
Gauge – 3-1/2 stitches to the inch

Directions are for 6 (7-8-9-10-11) inch slippers.
With double strand, cast on 44 (50-56-62-68-74) stitches. Work in garter stitch for 2 inches. knit the next row placing a marker between the center stitches.

Row 1 – Knit to within 6 stitches of marker, k2 tog 3 times, slip marker, k2 tog 3 times, k1, turn, purl 8, turn and knit to end of row.

Row 2 – Purl across.

Repeat these 2 rows until 26 stitches remain.

Work 2 inches in k1-p1 ribbing. Bind off loosly (this is the cuff of slipper) fold in half and sew together. Trim as desired.

biyarnbootyFOR BABY

Cast on 44 stitches using a U.S. size 3 needle and baby yarn (single strand). Knit garter stitch for only 1-inch. Complete using the above directions.