17. Babies with bridles

17. Babies with bridles

To avoid leaving your baby's feet, these slippers have a buttoned bridle. Presented in the March 2010 issue of, they are knitted in garter stitch with a small border of contrasting colors.

Size: 3 months

Supplies

Phildar knitting yarn, "Cabotine" quality (55% cotton, 45% acrylic): 1 pel. collar. Bruyère, 1 pel. collar. Denim (or the remains of the cardigan or dress)

Aig. No. 2,5 and No. 3. 2 buttons

Points used

Garter stitch: tric. always at the end.

Double overcasting: 1 m. slipped, 2 m. together end. on which we rab. the m. swiped.

Production

The slippers are tric. in one piece comm. by the sole.

Go up 27 m. Heather, ea. # 3. Tric. in garter stitch:

2nd row: 1 st, 1 st, 12 st, 1 increase, 1 st, 1 increase, 12 st, 1 increase, 1 st = 31 st.

4th row: 2 sts., 1 increase, 12 sts., 1 increase, 3 sts., 1 increase, 12 sts., 1 increase, 2 sts. = 35 m.

6th row: 3 sts., 1 increase, 12 sts., 1 increase, 5 sts., 1 increase, 12 sts., 1 increase, 3 sts. = 39 m.

7th row: 4 sts., 1 inc., 12 sts., 1 inc., 7 sts., 1 inc., 12 sts., 1 sts., 4 sts. = 43 m.

For the top. foot, knit. 10 right rows.

For the top of the foot trav. thus: 16 meters, 2 meters. together, 1 double seam, 2 sts, 2 sts. together, 16 m. = 39 m.

Tric. 1 row then: 15 sts., 2 sts. overall, 2 sts., 1 double overcast, 2 sts., 2 sts. together, 15 m. = 35 m.

Tric. 1 row then: 14 sts., 2 sts. together, 1 double seam, 2 m. together, 14 m. = 31 m.

Tric. 1 row then: 12 sts., 2 sts. together, 1 double seam, 2 m. together, 12 m. = 27 m.

Tric. 1 row then: 10 sts., 2 sts. together, 1 double seam, 2 m. together, 10 m. = 23 m.

Tric. 1 rg Denim, aig. No. 2,5, and rab. to the next rg.

Fold the slipper to close the sole and the heel.

Button placket: cast on 12 sts. Denim, aig. 2.5 mm. Tric. 3 rows in garter st and rab. Sew the paw on one edge of the slipper, embroider a button placket at the other end of the paw. Sew the button on the other edge.

Creation: Catherine Bouquerel