Crochet Cotton Candy Slipper Socks - Free Pattern

Easy Crochet Slipper Socks for Beginners

This free crochet pattern uses less that one skein of yarn to make easy crochet slipper socks. Use Lion Brand Ferris Wheel yarn to create a beautiful colorful gradient in brights or neutrals. Or if you prefer, substitute your favorite Category 3 yarn and make these simple slippers in easily adjustable sizes.

This free crochet pattern uses less that one skein of Caron Cotton Cakes to DIY your own belt bag for summer. This on-trend crochet fanny pack can store all your little essentials and can be worn with dresses, jeans or even yoga pants. Prefer purses? Make the tie strings long and use it as a crossbody bag instead.

Use One Skein of Lion Brand Ferris Wheel Yarn

If you love Lion Brand Scarfie yarn, let me take a moment to introduce you to Lion Brand Ferris Wheel! I ran across this yarn on my hunt to find an all acrylic substitute for my Seven Days of Scarfie patterns. While I can’t say that Ferris Wheel is a perfect substitute (the yarn is a lot lighter than Scarfie and so gauge is affected), there are definite similarities that I love! Just like Scarfie yarn, Ferris Wheel is single ply yarn with color gradients to die for. AND one skein is enough to make a pair of these slipper sock and still have some left over. Unlike Scarfie, it is 100% acrylic. So if wool in yarn is a problem for you, this one shouldn’t give you any trouble!

This free crochet pattern uses less that one skein of yarn to make easy crochet slipper socks. Use Lion Brand Ferris Wheel yarn to create a beautiful colorful gradient in brights or neutrals. Or if you prefer, substitute your favorite Category 3 yarn and make these simple slippers in easily adjustable sizes.

Simple Crochet Slipper Socks for any Size

If you have never made crochet slipper socks before, drop your current WIP and give these a try! They are so much easier than they look, and you can easily adjust the size to fit your foot no matter how large or small. This pattern includes instructions for small (women’s size 6-7), medium (8-9) and large (10+) sizes, but really you can adjust them with a custom fit to your foot.

This free crochet pattern uses less that one skein of yarn to make easy crochet slipper socks. Use Lion Brand Ferris Wheel yarn to create a beautiful colorful gradient in brights or neutrals. Or if you prefer, substitute your favorite Category 3 yarn and make these simple slippers in easily adjustable sizes.

Make them Colorful or Neutral

As I mentioned earlier, Lion Brand Ferris Wheel yarn comes in several different colorways with a beautiful gradient fade. I chose the ‘Cotton Candy’ colorway because I wanted to make these light weight slippers bright and cheery for summer. But there are also some nice autumnal color combinations as well as a beautiful coffee inspired neutral yarn. So whatever your color preferences are, you will be able to find something you love!

This free crochet pattern uses less that one skein of yarn to make easy crochet slipper socks. Use Lion Brand Ferris Wheel yarn to create a beautiful colorful gradient in brights or neutrals. Or if you prefer, substitute your favorite Category 3 yarn and make these simple slippers in easily adjustable sizes.

I can’t wait to see your finished Cotton Candy Slipper Socks! Come share pictures with me in my Facebook group or tag me on Instagram with #leftinknots.


Cotton Candy Slipper Socks - Free Crochet Pattern

Supplies:

Abbreviations (written in U.S. terms):

  • YO: yarn over

  • ch: chain

  • sl st: slip stitch

  • HDC: half double crochet

  • HDC2Tog: half double crochet two together

  • HHDC: herringbone half double crochet: YO, insert hook into next st, YO pull through the stitch AND your first loop, YO, pull through remaining two loops on the hook


Gauge

8 sts x 7 rows = 2” square in HDC


Finished Size:  

  • Width of ankle = 4”

  • Width of foot = 4”

  • Heel to toe (small) = 9”

  • Heel to toe (medium) = 10”

  • Heel to toe (large) = 11”

Pattern Notes

  • Chain stitches at the beginning of rows/rounds do not count as a stitch

  • The end of each round is attached to the first st of the round with a sl st

Instructions

Start with a magic circle

Round 1: ch 1, work 10 HDC into the magic circle, pull tight (10)

Round 2: ch 1, 2 HDC in each st around (20)

Round 3: ch 1, *2 HDC, HDC, repeat from * around (30)

(Small) Round 4-20: ch 1, HDC around (30)

(Medium) Round 4-23: ch 1, HDC around (30)

(Large) Round 4-26: ch 1, HDC around (30)

**This section of the slipper should cover 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 1-6: ch 1, HDC in 18 sts (18) Turn.

Row 7: ch 1, *HDC2Tog, HDC, repeat from * across (12).  Turn.

Row 8: ch 1, HDC2Tog across (6).  Turn

Row 9: ch 1, HDC2Tog across (3).  Turn

*You will now start working in rounds for the ankle*

Round 1: ch 1, HDC evenly around the ankle opening so that you have 40 stitches around (40)

Round 2: ch 1, HDC in each st around (40)

Round 3: ch 1, *HDC2TOG, HDC in next 8 sts, repeat from * around (36)
Round 4: ch 1, HDC in each st around (36)

Round 5: ch 1, *HDC2TOG, HDC in next 4 sts, repeat from * around (30)

Round 6-8: ch 1, HHDC in each st around (30)

Tie off yarn and weave in ends.

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