The Snowball Slipper Socks use the lemon peel stitch and Scarfie yarn to make a pair of slipper socks perfect for any climate. Keep reading for the free crochet pattern.
Warm Snowball Slipper Socks Perfect for Any Season
The thing I love best about including slipper socks is that they are easily adjustable in size, and they are a really pretty AND practical piece. Even someone living in a warmer climate needs slippers!
I have designed three pairs of slipper socks using Scarfie yarn - and they are always one of my absolute favorites! Last year my sister snagged the Wintermint Slipper Socks from me before I got a chance to enjoy them, so this year I’m keeping the Snowball Slipper Socks for myself.
Seven Days of Scarfie Pattern Collection #4
This pattern is part of my Seven Days of Scarfie pattern collections. Whether you are new to Seven Days of Scarfie or you have been making along with me every single year; I am so happy you are joining in the fun! Seven Days of Scarfie started on a total whim in 2016, and I have gotten so much positive feedback on the patterns that I just keep going with it every year.
I hope that you love each of these pattern collections as much as I do!
- START HERE: This will give you all the information you need about the supplies you will need, you can find the patterns I have released so far in this year’s collection along with the patterns from previous Seven Days of Scarfie pattern collections.
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Yarn Substitutes for Scarfie Yarn
Ever since I started Seven Days of Scarfie, I’ve been asked a lot about yarn that can be substituted when Scarfie isn’t available or wool is an issue. The good news is that you can substitute almost any worsted weight yarn or light Category 5 yarn for this pattern! Since scarves aren’t particularly fitted you don’t even need to worry about gauge. Just add or subtract length as desired if your yarn is a different weight category. If you are looking for yarn similar to Lion Brand Scarfie yarn, check out my list of recommended substitutes here.
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Snowball Slipper Socks in 3 Sizes - Free Crochet Pattern
- Approx. 155yards of Lion Brand Scarfie Yarn (‘Cream/Teal’ pictured) or a comparable Category 4 yarn.
- H/5.0mm crochet hook - I love Clover Amour
- Scissors - I always keep these travel scissors in my hook case
- Yarn needle
Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):
- sl st: slip stitch
- ch: chain
- SC: single crochet
- HDC: half double crochet
- HDC2Tog: half double crochet two together
- DC: double crochet
Helpful Video Tutorials
How to Crochet the Magic Cirlce - the right handed video loads with the page
8 sts x 6 rows = 2” in HDC
Width at ankle: 3.5”
Width at foot: 4”
Heel to toe (small): 8”
Heel to toe (medium): 9”
Heel to toe (large): 10”
- The chain stitches at the beginning of each row/round do not count as a stitch.
- The end of each round is attached to the first st of the round with a sl st
- This pattern is written to fit an average adult. The size can easily be adjusted by adding or subtracting rounds.
- I used a fairly tight tension for this project, please check your gauge so the slippers fit properly.
- Please be careful when wearing these on slippery floors. You may add puffy fabric paint for extra traction if desired.
Instructions (make 2)
Start with a magic circle
Round 1: ch 1, Work 10 HDC into magic circle, pull tight (10)
Round 2: ch 1, (SC, DC) in each st around (20)
Round 3: ch 1, *(SC, DC) in three sts, skip 1, repeat from * around (30)
(Small) Round 4-18: ch 1, (SC, DC) in each SC st from the previous round (this will be every other st)
(Medium) Round 4-20: ch 1, (SC, DC) in each SC st from the previous round (this will be every other st)
(Large) Round 4-22: ch 1, (SC, DC) in each SC st from the previous round (this will be every other st)
**This section of the slipper should cover the top of your foot up to your ankle (it is ok if it has to stretch just a little bit to do so). You will now start working back and forth in rows.**
Row 1-7: ch 1, HDC in 20 sts (20) Turn.
Row 8: ch 1, HDC2Tog across (10). Turn.
Row 9: ch 1, HDC2Tog across (5). Turn
Row 10: ch 1, HDC2Tog, HDC, HDC2Tog (3). Turn
**Do not cut your yarn. Turn your slipper sock right side out. You will now be working in rounds around the ankle portion of the slipper**
Round 1: ch 1, SC evenly around the ankle opening so that you have 40 stitches around (40)
Round 2: ch 1, *HDC2Tog, HDC in next 3 sts, repeat from * around (32).
Round 3: ch 1, HDC around (32)
Round 4: ch 1, *(SC, DC) in 1, sk 1, repeat from * around (32).
Round 5: ch 1, (SC, DC) in each SC st from the previous round (this will be every other st)
Round 6: ch 1, HDC in each st around (32)
Round 7: ch 1, HDC in 3rd loop in each st around (32)
Round 8: ch 1, SC in 3rd loop in each st around (32).
Tie off yarn and weave in ends.
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