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Teacher at Pattern Workshop. Designer at Selvage Designs. Blogger at BASTE + GATHER. http://www.basteandgather.com

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Tiny Dancer Slippers

from Lauren Dahl / Selvage Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Tiny Dancer Slippers
Tiny Dancer Slippers
Tiny Dancer Slippers
Tiny Dancer Slippers
Tiny Dancer Slippers
Tiny Dancer Slippers

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • make one
  • knit two together
  • slip slip knit
  • cast on
  • bind off

Pattern Description:

These adorable shoes are simple and fast to knit. In fact, you can finish a pair in a couple hours - even if you're a beginner!

There are loads of options for customization and embellishment, and they come in sizes 0-3 to fit newborns through one-year-old babies.

The pattern includes detailed instructions for knitting the slippers along with steps to add a Mary Jane strap, criss-cross straps, T-strap or an ankle strap. It even includes a template for you to trace and cut out the precious little insoles!

(Love the felt flowers shown in the pictures in this post? Get the free tutorial on the Fickle Pickle! - http://befickle.blogspot.com/2010/04/little-somethin-for-mom.html )


16 stitches = 4" in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-3mos
  • 3-6mos
  • 6-9mos
  • 9-12mos


  • worsted weight, feltable wool
  • size 10 knitting needles
  • embellishment
  • elastic, velcro, snaps, etc. for closure

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