Slipper Socks | Free Knitting Pattern

These slouchy slipper-like socks are designed with the beginner in mind. They’re easily customizable and feature a rounded toe, no heel, and cuff-to-toe construction. These socks are perfect for wearing around the house on chilly days!



Materials

  • 100-150 grams of any worsted/heavy worsted weight yarn

  • Size 8(5.0 mm) needles suitable for the method of your choice

  • Scissors and yarn needle

  • Ruler to check gauge

  • Stitch markers (optional)

Gauge

In order to ensure that the socks will fit their intended recipient, I suggest checking gauge.


16 stitches and 24 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette stitch worked in the round


Abbreviations

CO: cast on

k: knit

p: purl

ea: each

n1: needle 1 (or the first ½ of the sts)

n2: needle 2 (or the second ½ of the sts)

k2tog: knit two stitches together

st(s): stitch(es)

*...*: repeat the instructions in the asterisks


Sizing Notes

  • This ruler is so helpful for making socks fit any size foot.

  • This pattern is written for sizes small(medium, large) and are designed to fit a 7(8, 9) inch foot circumference. These are also designed to have at least one inch of positive ease, so the finished circumference for each size is 8(9, 10) inches around. Choose whichever size suits your negative/positive ease preferences.


Pattern Notes

  • Find the yarn used for this pattern here.

  • I recommend using the magic loop technique for these socks, but feel free to use whichever method suits you.

  • This pattern does not include instructions for a heel, since these are meant to be slouchy tube socks. However, feel free to add in your favorite heal if desired.


Helpful Tutorials


Slouchy Slipper Socks FULL Tutorial:

https://youtu.be/T5yCJP6Vd-8


Cuff

CO 32(36, 40) sts. Set up to work in the round, and divide the sts in half. You should have 16(18, 20) sts on ea needle if working magic loop, or 16(18, 20) sts in between ea marker if using another method.

Rounds 1-5

*k1, p1* around


Proceed to Leg Instructions


Leg and Foot

Round 1

k all sts


Repeat Round 1 until your sock is 2” from your desired length.


Measuring Tips: I recommend knitting until you like the leg length, place a marker, then continue knitting until the foot (measured at the marker) is 2 inches less than your/the recipient’s foot length. Follow this tutorial if needed, and this ruler is so handy!


Proceed to Toe Instructions


Toe

If you have chosen a method other than magic loop, I recommend switching to magic loop or DPNs now.

Rounds 1-3

k all sts

Round 2

*k2, k2tog* around

Rounds 3-5

k all sts

Round 6

*k1, k2tog* around

Rounds 7-9

k all sts

Round 10

*k2tog* around

Round 11

k all sts


Cut yarn, and weave through rem sts with the tail. Refer to this tutorial if needed.


Finishing

Cut any attached yarn, and weave in your ends.


These socks aren’t in need of blocking, but if desired simply wet slightly and lay them flat to dry.


Lastly, enjoy and show off your beautiful slippers, or gift them to someone special. If desired, share them on Instagram using the #slippersocks and #thegracefultangle and tag @thegracefultangle!


I hope you enjoyed following this pattern! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to send an email to thegracefultangle@gmail.com. Don't forget to follow along on Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook and to stay in the loop!


Until next time,

Amy Kate


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