Monday, July 3, 2017

Free Pattern - Vintage Bella Ballet Slippers #651 - Crochet

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Vintage Bella Ballet Slippers #651

A skillful needlewoman will swiftly crochet these dainty lounging slippers in an easy stitch pattern…Attractive & cozy comfort to wear or gift!

SIZE: 
Directions are given for medium size, with changes for small & large sizes given in brackets.

Materials: 
American Thread Co Star Pearl Cotton Size 5, 5 - 60 yd balls
Cardboard for Soles
2 yds Narrow Velvet Ribbon
#5 Steel Crochet Hook

SOLES: 
Ch 65 [59, 71] 3 dc in 4th st from hk, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of next 58 [52, 64] sts, 2 dc in next st, 3 dc in last st, working on other side of ch, 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in each of next 58 [52, 64] sts, 2 dc in next st.  Join in 1st dc.

2ND ROW:  Ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, 2 dc in each of next 5 sts, 1 dc in each of next 58 [52, 64] sts, 2 dc in each of next 7 sts, 1 dc in each of next 58 [52, 64] sts, 2 dc in next st, join in 1st dc.

3RD ROW:  Ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, 2 dc in each of next 6 sts, 1 dc in each of next 30 [27, 33] sts, 1 hdc in each of next 16 [13, 19] sts, [hdc: yo, insert in st, pull thru & work off all lps on hk at one time], 1 dc in each of next 17 sts, 2 dc in each of next 11 sts, 1 dc in each of next 17 sts, 1 hdc in each of next 16 [13, 19] sts, 1 dc in each of next 30 [27, 33] sts, join in 1st dc.

4TH ROW:  Ch 3, 2 dc in same st, * 1 dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, rep from * 5 times, 1 dc in each of next 31 [28, 34] sts, 1 hdc in each of next 20 [17, 23] sts, 1 dc in each of next 15 sts, * 2 dc in next st, 1 dc in next st, rep from * 9 times, 1 dc in each of next 15 sts, 1 hdc in each of next 20 [17, 23] sts, 1 dc in each rem st, join in 1st dc.

5TH ROW:  Ch 3, 2 dc in same st, * 1 dc in each of next 2 sts, 2 dc in next st, rep from * 5 times, 1 dc in each of next 34 [31, 37] sts, 1 hdc in each of next 97 [94, 100] sts, 1 dc in each rem st, join in 1st dc.

6TH ROW:  Ch 1 & work 1 sc in each st, break thread.

Work another section in same manner.

Cut out cardboard shape of sole, insert bet crocheted sections & sew tog.

UPPER SECTION: 
Ch 16, dc in 4th st from hk, dc in next ch, ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch [eyelet], 1 dc in each rem ch, ch 3, turn.

2ND ROW:  Work 1 dc in each dc & ch 1 of eyelet, ch 3, turn.

3RD, 4TH & 5TH ROWS:  Work 1 dc in each dc, ch 3, turn.

6TH ROW:  Work 1 dc in each dc to within last 3 sts, ch 1, sk next dc, 1 dc in each rem dc, ch 3, turn.

7TH ROW:  Same as 2nd row.

8TH, 9TH & 10TH ROWS:  Same as 3rd, 4th & 5th rows.

11TH ROW:  1 Dc in each of first 2 dc, ch 1, sk next dc, 1 dc in each rem dc, ch 3, turn.

12TH ROW:  Same as 2nd row.

13TH, 14TH & 15TH ROWS:  Same as 3rd, 4th & 5th rows.

16TH ROW:  Same as 6th row.

17TH ROW:  Work 1 dc in each dc & ch of eyelet to within last 2 sts, * yo, insert in next st, pull thru & work off 2 lps, rep from *, yo & pull thru all lps on hk at one time [a dec], ch 3, turn.

11TH ROW:  Dec 1 st at beg of row & work 1 dc in each rem st, ch 3, turn.

[Miss Julia’s Note:  The heading of “11TH ROW” is a direct text of original vintage pattern.]

Rep last 2 rows 3 times & work 13 [11, 15] rows even.

Work row of sc all around.

Work another section in same manner.

FINISHING: 
Sew upper section to sole as illustrated, leaving approx 1 ¼” open at toe.

Lace velvet ribbon thru eyelets.

Enjoy!