Monday, July 3, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage 1950s Easy Evening Sandals #637 - Crochet

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Vintage 1950s Easy Evening Sandals #637

Quick & easy to crochet these lovely sandals…
au courant, season-spanning, wardrobe favorite!

Materials:
Hiawatha Elastic Metallic Yarn of Lastex Art #77, 3 Cards
Hiawatha Wedge Soles #6220
#1 Steel Crochet Hook

SIZE: 
Small, Medium, & Large. 
The instructions in this pattern are for small size. 
Changes for medium & large sizes are given in parentheses.

Front: 
Ch 14 (16, 16).

1st Row:  Sc in 2nd ch from hk, sc in each of next 5 (6, 6) ch, 3 sc in next (center) ch, sc in each of next 6 (7, 7) ch.  Ch 2, turn.

2nd Row:  Dc in each of next 7 (8, 8) sts, 3 dc in center st, dc in each of last 7 (8, 8) sts.  Ch 1, turn.

3rd Row:  Sc in each st to center, 3 sc in center st, sc in each st to end.  Ch 2, turn.

4th Row:  Dc in each st to center, 3 dc in center st, dc in each st to end.  Ch 1, turn.

Rep last 2 rows until there are 27 (29, 33) sts.  Ch 2, turn.

Shape Vamp:
1st Row:  Dc in each of next 13 (14, 16) sts. Ch 1, turn.

2nd Row:  Sk first st, sc in next st (dec. made), sc in each rem st to end.  Ch 2, turn.

3rd Row:  Dc in each st.  Ch 1, turn.

Rep last 2 rows until 9 (9, 10) sts rem, ending with dc row.  Ch 1, turn.

Next Row:  Sk first st, sc in each st to last 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st.  Ch 2, turn.

Following Row:  Sk first st, dc in each st to last 2 sts, sk next st, dc in last st.

Rep last 2 rows until 3 (3, 4) sts rem, ending with sc row.  Fasten off.

Sk center st of Vamp, join Metallic Elastic in next st, ch 2.

1st Row:  Dc at base of ch-2, dc in each st to end.  Ch 1, turn.

2nd Row:  Sc in each st to last 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st.

Work to correspond to first half of Vamp.

Back: 
Ch 5.

1st Row:  Sc in 2nd ch from hk & in each of next 3 ch (4 sc).  Ch 2, turn.

2nd Row:  2 Dc in first st, dc in each rem st to end.  Ch 1, turn.

3rd Row:  Sc in each st, ending with 2 sc in last st.  Ch 2, turn.

Rep last 2 rows until there are 21 sts, ending at straight edge (bottom). 

Work 2 rows even.  Ch 1, turn. 

Dec. as follows:
1st Row:  Sc in each st to last 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st.  Ch 2, turn.

2nd Row:  Yo, draw up lp in first st, over & thru 2 lps, over, draw up lp in next st, (over & thru 2 lps) 3 times (dec. made), dc in each rem st to end.  Ch 1, turn.

Rep last 2 rows until 4 sts rem. 

Work 1 row sc even.  Fasten off.

Strap: 
Make 17" ch.

1st Row:  Dc in 4th ch from hk & in each ch until row is 14 ½ (15, 15 ½)".  Cut off rem ch.  Ch 1, turn.

2nd Row:  Sc all around, inc at corners.  Sl st in 1st st.  Fasten off.

Finishing:
Steam all pieces. 

Sew Front & Back pieces to sole, leaving 1/2" sp at sides bet front & back.

Sew one end of strap in side sp, wrap strap around ankle as pictured, then sew other end in other side sp.

Tack Front & Back pieces to sides of Strap.

Sew center of Strap to top of Back.

Enjoy!