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Big Foot Boutique: "Kick Up Your Heels" in 8 Pairs of Crochet Slippers!

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Featuring creative patterns for people of all ages and feet of all sizes, this project collection is a favorite among crocheters. Designed for men and women, pattern sizes range from a child's small to a men's extra large and are made with worsted-weight yarn. Patterns include cowboy boots, house slippers, high-top sneakers, tennis socks, work boots, track shoes,

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Featuring creative patterns for people of all ages and feet of all sizes, this project collection is a favorite among crocheters. Designed for men and women, pattern sizes range from a child's small to a men's extra large and are made with worsted-weight yarn. Patterns include cowboy boots, house slippers, high-top sneakers, tennis socks, work boots, track shoes, Mary Janes, and ski boots.

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ISBN-13:
9781596354692
Publisher:
Annie's
Publication date:
12/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
24
Sales rank:
777,762
File size:
2 MB

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Big Foot Boutique

"Kick Up Your Heels" in 8 Pairs of Crochet Slippers!


By DRG

DRG

Copyright © 2011 DRG
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-59635-469-2


CHAPTER 1

Cowboy Boots


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED SIZES

Instructions given fit child's shoe size small (7–10); changes for child's medium (11–13) and large (1–3) and adult's small (women's 5–6), medium (women's 7–8), large (women's 9–10/ men's 7–9) and X-large (men's 10–13) are in [ ].


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Sole: 6¾ [7½, 8½, 9, 9 3/4, 10 ½, 11 3/4] inches


MATERIALS

* Medium (worsted) weight yarn: 6 5/8 oz/330 yds/187g gold (A) 4½ oz/225 yds/128g light brown (B)

* Sizes H/8/5mm, I/9/5.5mm and J/10/6mm crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge

* 2 stitch markers

* Tapestry needle


GAUGE

Size H hook: 5 sc = 1 3/4 inches; 6 sc rows = 1 3/4 inches

Size I hook: 6 sc = 2 inches; 6 sc rows = 2 inches

Size J hook: 8 sc and 8 rows = 3 inches Take time to check gauge.


PATTERN NOTES

Some sizes are achieved by changing the hook size, but the stitch count is the same as other sizes.

Boots are worked with 2 strands held together unless otherwise stated.

It will always look as if you are skipping a stitch or two at the end of each round. They are the joining slip stitch and chain-1. Do not work in these.

The stitch counts in [ ] may not always be in numerical sequence. These numbers are correct.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.


COWBOY BOOT

MAKE 2. SOLE

Rnd 1: With H [J, J, I, J, J, J] hook and with A, ch 13 [13, 15, 18, 18, 21, 24], 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 6 [6, 7, 9, 9, 11, 13] chs, dc in each of next 3 [3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 7] chs, 2 dc in next ch, 5 dc in end ch, mark center dc for toe, working in rem lps across opposite side of starting ch, 2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 3 [3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 7] sts, sc in each of next 7 [7, 8, 10, 10, 12, 14] sts, join(see Pattern Notes) in first sc. (15 [15, 16, 21, 21, 25, 29] sc, 15 [15, 17, 19, 19, 21, 23] dc)


CHILD SMALL, MEDIUM & LARGE AND ADULT SMALL & MEDIUM SIZES ONLY

Rnd 2 [2, 2, 2, 2]: Ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 12 [12, 14, 17, 17] sts, 2 sc in next st, 3 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 12 [12, 14, 17, 17] sts, 2 sc in next st, join in first sc. (36 [36, 40, 46, 46] sc)


ADULT LARGE & X-LARGE SIZES ONLY

Rnd [2, 2]: Ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next [8, 9] sts, hdc in each of next [6, 7] sts, dc in each of next [6, 7] sts, 2 dc in next st, 3 dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in each of next [6, 7] sts, hdc in each of next [6, 7] sts, sc in each of next [8, 9] sts, 2 sc in next st, join in first sc. ([21, 23] sc, [12, 14] hdc, [19, 21] dc)


ALL SIZES

Rnd 3 [3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3]: Ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 12 [12, 14, 17, 17, 20, 23] sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts] twice, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 12 [12, 14, 17, 17, 20, 23] sts, 2 sc in next st, join in first sc. Fasten off. (41 [41, 45, 51, 51, 57, 63] sts)


HEEL

With toe pointing away, sk 6 [6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10] sts to right of fastened off st and place marker, with B and working in back lps(see Stitch Guide), join in marked st, sc in each of next 3 [3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5] sts, hdc in each of next 5 [5, 5, 7, 7, 7, 9] sts, move marker to center hdc, sc in each of next 3 [3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5] sts, join in next st. Fasten off.


TOP

Rnd 1: With A, join with a sc in back lp of marked Heel st, working in back lps only, sc in each of next 17 [17, 18, 20, 20, 22, 24], hdc in each of next 6 [6, 8, 10, 10, 12, 14] sts, sc in each of next 17 [17, 18, 20, 20, 22, 24] sts, join in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each of next 11 [11, 13, 16, 16, 16, 19] sts, sk next st, hdc in next st, dc in next st, [dc dec(see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts, dc in next st] 2 [2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3] times, [dc in next st, dc dec in next st] 2 [2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3] times, dc in next st, hdc in next st, sk next st, sc in each of next 11 [11, 13, 16, 16, 16, 19] sts, join in first sc. (35 [35, 39, 45, 45, 49, 55] sts)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each of next 11 [11, 13, 16, 16, 15, 18] sts, [dc dec in next 2 sts, dc in next st] 2 [2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3] times, [dc in next st, dc dec in next 2 sts] 2 [2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3] times, sc in each of next 11 [11, 13, 16, 16, 15, 18], join in first sc. (31 [31, 35, 41, 41, 43, 49] sts)

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each of next 9 [9, 11, 14, 14, 15, 18] sts, [dc dec in next 2 sts, dc in next st] twice, [dc in next st, dc dec in next 2 sts] twice, sc in each of next 9 [9, 11, 14, 14, 15, 18] sts, join in first sc. (27 [27, 31, 37, 37, 39, 45] sts)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each of next 7 [7, 9, 12, 12, 13, 16] sts, [dc dec in next 2 sts, dc in next st] twice, [dc in next st, dc dec in next 2 sts] twice, sc in each of next 7 [7, 9, 12, 12, 13, 16] sts, join in first sc. (23 [23, 27, 33, 33, 35, 41] sts)


CHILD SMALL, MEDIUM & LARGE SIZES ONLY

Rnd 6 [6, 6]: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each of next 5 [5, 7] sts, [sc dec(see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts, sc in next st] twice, [sc in next st, sc dec in next 2 sts] twice, sc in each of next 5 [5, 7] sts, join in first sc. Fasten off. (19 [19, 23] sts)


ADULT SMALL, MEDIUM, LARGE & X-LARGE SIZES ONLY

Rnd [6, 6, 6, 6]: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each of next [10, 10, 11, 14] sts, sc dec(see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts, dc in next st, dc dec in next 2 sts, dc in each of next 2 dc, dc dec in next 2 sts, dc in next st, dc dec in next 2 sts, sc in each of next [10, 10, 11, 14] sts, join in first sc. ([29, 29, 31, 37] sts)

Rnd [7, 7, 7, 7]: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each of next [8, 8, 9, 12] sts, [sc dec in next 2 sts, sc in next st] twice, [sc in next st, sc dec in next 2 sts] twice, sc in each of next [8, 8, 9, 12] sts, join in first sc.


ADULT SMALL, MEDIUM & LARGE SIZES ONLY

Fasten off. ([25, 25, 27] sts)


ADULT X-LARGE SIZE ONLY

Rnd [8]: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each of next 10 sts, [dc dec in next 2 sts, sc in next st] twice, [sc in next st, dc dec in next 2 sts] twice, sc in each of next 10 sts, join in first sc. Fasten off. ([29] sts)


LEG OF BOOT

Rnd 1: With B and working in back lp only for this rnd, join with sc in same st where you just fastened off, sc in each st around, join in first sc. (19 [19, 23, 25, 25, 27, 29] sts)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each st around, join in top of first sc.

Next rnds: Rep rnd 2 11 [11, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15] times.

Last rnd: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each of next 2 [2, 3, 4, 4, 5, 7] sts, sk next st, dc in next st, 3 dc in each of next 2 sts, dc in next st, sk 1 st, sc in each of next 4 [4, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9] sts, sk next st, dc in next st,3 dc in each of next 2 sts, dc in next st, sk next st, join in first sc. Fasten off. (23 [23, 27, 29, 29, 31, 33] sts)


TRIM

With A, join with sc at center back, sc in each st, with 2 sc in middle dc of each 3-dc group on last rnd, join in first sc. Fasten off.

Rep on rem Boot.


FRONT EMBLEM MAKE 2.

Row 1: With A, working in front lps(see Stitch Guide), sc in each of 3 center front sts of toe of Boot.

Rows 2–4: Ch1, sc in each of next 3 sc, turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, (sc, hdc) in first sc, 3 dc in next sc, (hdc, sc) in next sc. Fasten off.

Tack top of 1 Emblem to each Boot Leg.


SIDE DECORATION

With single strand of A, ch 40. Arrange in design as shown in illustration and tack in place. Rep on rem Boot.


SOLE RIDGE

Remove stitch markers.

With B, join at center back of heel in front lp only, sl st loosely in front lp only of each st around. Join and fasten off.

Rep on rem Boot.


FINISHING

Weave in all ends and remove stitch markers.

CHAPTER 2

High-Top Tennies


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED SIZES

Instructions given fit child's shoe size small (7–10); changes for child's medium (11–13) and large (1–3) and adult's small (women's 5–6), medium (women's 7–8), large (women's 9–10/ men's 7–9) and X-large (men's 10–13) are in [ ].


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Sole: 6 3/4 [7½, 8½, 9, 9 3/4, 10½, 11 3/4] inches


MATERIALS

* Medium (worsted) weight yarn: 4 1/8 oz/210 yds/119g black (A)

3½ oz/180 yds/102g white (B)

5/8 oz/32 yds/18g red (C)

* Sizes H/8/5mm, I/9/5.5mm and J/10/6mm crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge

* Stitch markers

* Tapestry needle


GAUGE

Size H hook: 5 sc = 1¾ inches; 6 sc rows = 1 3/4 inches

Size I hook: 6 sc = 2 inches; 6 sc rows = 2 inches

Size J hook: 8 sc and 8 rows = 3 inches Take time to check gauge.


PATTERN NOTES

Some sizes are achieved by changing the hook size, but the stitch count is the same as other sizes.

Tennies are worked with 2 strands held together unless otherwise stated.

Divide each skein into two evenly sized hand-wound balls.

It will always look as if you are skipping a stitch or two at the end of each round. They are the joining slip stitch and chain-1. Do not work in these.

The stitch counts in [ ] may not always be in numerical sequence. These numbers are correct.

Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.


HIGH-TOP TENNIES

MAKE 2. SOLE

Rnd 1: With H [J, J, I, J, J, J] hook and with B, ch 13 [13, 15, 18, 18, 21, 24], 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 6 [6, 7, 9, 9, 11, 13] chs, dc in each of next 3 [3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 7] chs, 2 dc in next ch, 5 dc in end ch, mark center dc for toe, working in rem lps across opposite side of starting ch, 2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 3 [3, 4, 5, 5, 6, 7] sts, sc in each of next 7 [7, 8, 10, 10, 12, 14] sts, join(see Pattern Notes) in first sc. (15 [15, 16, 21, 21, 25, 29] sc, 15 [15, 17, 19, 19, 21, 23] dc)


CHILD SMALL, MEDIUM, LARGE & ADULT SMALL & MEDIUM SIZES ONLY

Rnd 2 [2, 2, 2, 2]: Ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 12 [12, 14, 17, 17] sts, 2 sc in next st, 3 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 12 [12, 14, 17, 17] sts, 2 sc in next st, join in first sc. (36 [36, 40, 46, 46] sc)


ADULT LARGE & X-LARGE SIZES ONLY

Rnd [2, 2]: Ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next [8, 9] sts, hdc in each of next [6, 7] sts, dc in each of next [6, 7] sts, 2 dc in next st, 3 dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, dc in each of next [6, 7] sts, hdc in each of next [6, 7] sts, sc in each of next [8, 9] sts, 2 sc in next st, join in first sc. ([21, 23] sc, [12, 14] hdc, [19, 21] dc)


ALL SIZES

Rnd 3 [3, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3]: Ch 1, sc in same st, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 12 [12, 14, 17, 17, 20, 23] sts, [2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 3 sts] twice, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 12 [12, 14, 17, 17, 20, 23] sts, 2 sc in next st, join in first sc. (41 [41, 45, 51, 51, 57, 63] sts)


UPPER SOLE

Rnd 1: Working in back lps(see Stitch Guide), for this rnd, with C, join in fastened off st from previous rnd, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each st around, join in first sc. Fasten off.

Rnd 2: Working in back lps, with B, join in fastened off st from previous rnd, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in each st around, join in first sc. Fasten off.


TOE PIECE

Row 1: Now working in rows, sk next 14 [14, 15, 16, 16, 19, 22] sts, with B, join in next st, working all sts in back lps for this row, sc in next st, sk next st, dc in each of next 2 [2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1] st(s), dc dec(see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts 1 [1, 3, 5, 5, 5, 5] time(s), dc in each of next 2 [2, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1] st(s), sk next st, sc in next st, join in next st. Fasten off.


TONGUECHILD SMALL, MEDIUM & LARGE SIZES ONLY

Row 1 [1, 1]: With A and working in back lps only for this row, join with sc in first sc of Toe Piece, sc in each of next 6 sts, turn.

Row 2 [2, 2]: Ch 1, sc in each of next 7 sts, turn.

Row 3 [3, 3]: Ch 1, sk first sc, sc in each of next 6 sts, turn.

Row 4 [4, 4]: Ch 1, sk first sc, sc in each of next 5 sts, turn.

Rows 5 & 6 [5 & 6, 5 & 6]: Ch 1, sc in each of next 5 sts, turn.

Row 7 [7, 7]: Ch 1, sk first sc, sc in each of next 4 sts, turn.

Rows 8–13 [8–13, 8–13]: Ch 1, sc in each of next 4 sts, turn. Fasten off after last row.


ADULT SMALL, MEDIUM, LARGE & X-LARGE SIZES ONLY

Row [1, 1, 1, 1]: With A and working in back lps only for this row, join with sc in first sc of Toe Piece, sc in each of next 8 sts, turn.

Rows [2–5, 2–5, 2–5, 2–5]: Ch 1, sc in each of next 9 sts, turn.

Row [6, 6, 6, 6]: Ch 1, sk first st, sc in each of next 8 sts, turn.

Rows [7 & 8, 7 & 8, 7 & 8, 7 & 8]: Ch 1, sc in each of next 8 sts, turn.

Row [9, 9, 9, 9]: Ch 1, sk first sc, sc in each of next 7 sts, turn.

Rows [10 & 11, 10 & 11, 10 & 11, 10 & 11]: Ch 1, sc in each of next 7 sts, turn.

Row [12, 12, 12, 12]: Ch 1, sk first sc, sc in each of next 6 sts, turn.

Rows [13–16, 13–16, 13–18, 13–20]: Ch 1, sc in each of next 6 sts, turn. Fasten off after last row.


SHOE

Row 1: With A and working in back lp of rnd 2 sts of Upper Sole, join with sc in same st as last sl st of Toe Piece, sc in each sc around, sc in same st as first sl st of Toe Piece, turn. (31 [31, 33, 35, 35, 41, 47] sts at end of last row)

Rows 2–7 [2–7, 2–7, 2–7, 2–7, 2–9, 2–11]: Sk first sc, sc in each st across to last 2 sts, sc dec(see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts, turn. (19 [19, 21, 23, 23, 25, 27] sts at end of last row)

Rows 8–10 [8–10, 8–10, 8–12, 8–12, 10–12, 12–14]: Ch 1, sc in each sc, turn.

Fasten off.


TRIM ROW

With B, sc in each sc of last row. Fasten off.


RIDGE AROUND SOLE

Working this rnd into rem lps of rnd 3 of Sole, with Sole facing away from you, and with B, join with sl st at center back of heel, sl st loosely in each st around. Join and fasten off.


CIRCLES

MAKE 4.

With single strand of B, ch 4, 10 dc in 4th ch from hook, join in top of ch 4. Fasten off. Tack 1 Circle to each side of each Shoe.


SHOE STRINGS

MAKE 2.

With single strand of B, ch 110 [110, 115, 120, 120, 125, 130]. Fasten off. Lace into front edges and tie.


FINISHING

Weave in all ends and remove stitch markers.

CHAPTER 3

Track Shoes


SKILL LEVEL

*** INTERMEDIATE


FINISHED SIZES

Instructions given fit child's shoe size small (7–10); changes for child's medium (11–13), large (1–3), and adult's small (women's 5–6), medium (women's 7–8), large (women's 9–10/ men's 7–9) and X-large (men's 10–13) are in [ ].


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Sole: 6 3/4 [7½, 8½, 9, 9 3/4, 10½, 11 3/4] inches


MATERIALS

* Medium (worsted) weight yarn:

3 5/8 oz/181 yds/103g gold (A)

3½ oz/175 yds/99g white (C)

3 3/8 oz/120 yds/96g royal blue (B)

* Sizes H/8/5mm, I/9/5.5mm and J/10/6mm crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge

* Stitch marker

* Tapestry needle


GAUGE

Size H hook: 5 sc = 1¾ inches; 6 sc rows = 1 3/4 inches

Size I hook: 6 sc = 2 inches; 6 sc rows = 2 inches

Size J hook: 8 sc and 8 rows = 3 inches Take time to check gauge.


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Big Foot Boutique: "Kick Up Your Heels" in 8 Pairs of Crochet Slippers! 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
B&N corrected the error on the book in less than a week from my complaint. All the patterns are there and they're so fun!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really like this book but I have the same problem the other reviewer had. I thought the problem was fixed. But I did not get the workboot pattern either. I'm disappointed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I got this for my Nook & the pattern for the Work Boots is missing!
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