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Slipper Sock 

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From L.A. Crochet Basics 1976  Exchange to knit

Thank you Cheryl for sending this in to share with us.

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Designed by Sharon Klinsky, Glenview. IL

Sizes for men, women and children. 

Men's:  Fits shoe sizes 8-12

Materials: Worsted weight yarn. 8 oz; size J crochet hook (Canadian size 3) or size needed for gauge.

Gauge: in sc, with 2 strands of yarn. 5 sts and  5 rows = 2".

Women's:  Fits shoe sizes 5-10

Materials: Worsted weight yarn, 8 oz. size I crochet hook (Canadian size 4) or size needed for gauge.

Gauge: in sc, with 2 strands of yarn, 3 sts and 3 rows  = - 1".

Children's: Fits shoe sizes 9-12

Materials: Sport weight yarn. 4 oz., size I crochet hook (Canadian size 4) or size needed for gauge.

Gauge: in sc. with 2 strands of yarn, 3 sts and  7 rows = 1".

Size Note: Instructions are written for children s size with changes for women's and men's  in parentheses.

Note:    All Sizes are worked with 2 strands of yarn.

INSTRUCTIONS

Rnd 1: Ch 2, work 5 sc info 2nd ch from hook to form a circle. Mark last st of this rnd with a pin, then move pin to mark the end of each succeeding rnd. 

Rnd 2: Work 3 sc into each sc around: you should have 15 sc. 

Rnd 3: * 2 sc in first sc, sc in each of next 2 sc, rep from * around:  20 Sc.

Rnd 4: For men's and women's sizes only. * 2 sc in first sc, sc in each of the next 3sc, rep from * around 25 sc. 

Work even on 20 (25-25) sc for 12 (12-14) rnds more. Do not finish off.

Back: Ch 11.

Row 1: Using both loops, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each of next  9 ch; sc in each of next 20 (25 - 25) sc; sc in each ch on opposite side of beg ch; ch 1, trun. 

You should have 40 (45-45) sc.

From now on, sc in the back loop (loop away from you) of each sc.  

Rows 2-9: Sc in back loop of each sc across; ch 1, turn.

Dec Row 1: Sc in each of next 18 (20-20) sc, dec over next 2 sts as follows: draw up a loop in each of the next 2 sts: 3 loops on hook, YO and pull through all 3 loops on hook, work 0 (1-1) sc, dec as before over next 2 sts, sc in each of next 18 (20-20) sc, ch 1, turn. 

Dec Row 2: Sc in each of next 17 (19-19) sc, dec over next 2 sts, work 0 (1-1) sc, dec, sc in each of next 17 (19 -19) sc, ch 1, turn.

Dec Row 3: Sc in each of next 16 (15-18) Sc, dec, work 0 (1-1) Sc, dec, sc in each of next 16 (18-18) sc; ch 1, turn. 

Finishing: Fold back section in half, carefully matching sts. Sl St inside loops of sides tog. Finish off