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Monster Slippers Crochet Pattern


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One of the first yarnbombs my sister and I made was a pair of elf slippers for a mailbox during the holidays. Mailbox feet became our most popular yarnbomb series, with everything from webbed frog and duck feet to monster claws. Everyone would ask, why should mailboxes have all the fun? And they're right! This pattern includes instructions for slippers in shoe sizes kids 3-7, women 5-12, and men 6-11. I designed these slippers to use bulky yarn and a large hook so they work up quickly enough to make them for all your friends and family. (Or, just hog them all to yourself!) Each pair takes just 2 skeins of the main color in Knit Picks' machine-washable Brava Bulky, which comes in a wonderful color palette. Pictured are Rouge & Canary, Cornflower & Orange, and Peapod & Fairy Tale. Additional materials: Tapestry needle, stuffing, optional soles or puffing craft paint or liquid rug backing for anti-skid bottoms Risky business: Skid around in your undies, or take precautions with anti-skid bottoms. Pre-made suede or anti-skid soles are handy to sew on, but I used glow-in-the-dark puffing craft paint for even more fun. Evenly cover sole with pinhead-sized dots and let dry. Subscribe to my newsletter at for crazy-huge exclusive discounts on all my new patterns when they are published. I'm so looking forward to seeing your creations and crazy action shots on my Facebook Page: BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY adjustable magic ring single crochet increase decrease double crochet back post front post GAUGE 8 sc x 9 r = 4 in with yarn held double If your swatch is bigger, use a smaller hook. If your swatch is smaller, use a bigger hook. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Shoe sizes kids 3-7, women 5-12, and men 6-11 SUGGESTED YARN 275 yards of Bulky weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Knit Picks Brava Bulky COLORWAY Pictured are Rouge & Canary, Cornflower & Orange, and Peapod & Fairy Tale.

Recommended with this pattern

  • L/11 8 mm crochet hook or size needed to achieve gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stuffing

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Hello, welcome to my corner of Craftsy! I'm Lorna, founder and crochet expert at Knits for Life. I am on a mission to bring more yarn to your life. My patterns are easy to understand and include photo and/or video tips for the tricky bits. I'd love for you to tag your pics @knitsforlife around the web to share them with me!