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Exchanging knit to crochet


Slippers  Triangle Socks              exchange to crochet       

Socks stretch from triangle shape to foot shape when they are put on. Use about 3 ½ ounces 4-ply knitting worsted and size 8 standard knitting needles.

 k (knit)
inc (increase)
dec (decrease)
st (stitch)
tog (together)
psso (pass slip stitch over)

 Cast on 3 sts.
Row 1: K 1, inc in center st, k 1.

Row 2 and All Even Number Rows: K each st.

Row 3: K 1, inc in each of next 2 sts, k 1.

Row 5: K 1, inc in next st, k 2, inc in next st, k 1.

Row 7: K 1, inc in next st, k across to last 2 sts, inc in next st, k 1.

Row 8: K each st.

Repeat rows 7 and 8 until there are 62 sts, ending with Row 8.

Dec Row: K 1, k 2 tog (a dec), k 56, sl one st, k 1, psso (a dec), k 1.

Next Row: K each st.

Repeat last 2 rows until there are 14 sts on needle.

Cut a strand of yarn about 12 inches long and run it through the 14 sts-forms toe, do not fasten off.

Fold work to triangle shape; sew two edges together for sole, sew halfway along other two edges  -  heel made. fasten off.

Fold un-sewn edges over toward toe and tack point over instep.