Free Crochet Pattern

Lion Brand
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Lion Suede - Microspun

Crochet Oxford Slippers
Pattern Number: 50950

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Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn
Lion Brand
®
Lion Suede - Microspun

Crochet Oxford Slippers
Pattern Number: 50950
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X
Adult length 8½ (9, 9½, 10) in. [21.5 (23, 24, 25.5) cm]
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it
applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS
• 210-146 Lion Brand Lion Suede: Fuchsia
2 Skeins (A)
• 910-153 Lion Brand Microspun: Ebony
1 Skeins (B)
• Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
• Lion Brand Stitch Markers
• Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)

GAUGE:
13 sts + 14 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in sc with A. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
STITCH EXPLANATION:
FPSC (front post single crochet) Insert hook from front to back then to front, going around the sc post,
draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops on hook. Skip st behind the FPSC.
sc2tog (sc dec) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn
over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Note: When working sc in joined rounds, always sk the sl st at beg of rnd, sc in the next actual sc. Make the
final sc of each round in the last sc, the one with the sl st join. Sole is a shaped oval, made in joined rounds
back and forth, with short-rnd shaping; the join is at center of heel. For clarity, mark the sc at center of toe
and move marker up into each center sc as you go.

SOLE AND BODY (make 2)
With A, ch 20 (22, 24, 26).
Rnd 1 RS: 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in 17 (19, 21, 23) ch, 3 sc in last ch, mark middle sc for toe, working along opposite
side of ch, sc in next 17 (19, 21, 23) ch, 2 sc in same ch as beg, sl st in beg sc, turn – 41 (45, 49, 53) sc.
Rnd 2 (short row): Ch 1, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in 18 (20, 22, 24) sc, 5 sc in center sc, sc in 8 (9, 10, 11) sc, sl
st in next sc, turn.
Rnd 3 (short row): Sk sl st, sc in 10 (11, 12, 13) sc, 3 sc in center sc, sc in 10 (11, 12, 13) sc, sl st in next sc, turn.
Rnd 4: Sk sl st, sc in 11 (12, 13, 14) sc, 3 sc in center sc, sc in 11 (12, 13, 14) sc, sc in sl st, sc 9 (10, 11, 12) sc, 2 sc in
next sc, sc in last sc, sl st in beg sc, turn.
Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in next sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in 22 (24, 26, 28) sc, 3 sc in center sc, sc in 12 (13, 14, 15) sc, sc in
sl st, sc in 9 (10, 11, 12) sc, 2 sc in each of next 2 sc, sc in last sc, sl st in beg sc, turn – 57 (61,65, 69) sc.
Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in 25 (27, 29, 31) sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in center sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in next
25 (27, 29, 31) sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in last sc, sl st in beg sc, turn – 61 (65, 69, 73) sc.
Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in 29 (31, 33, 35) sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in center sc, 2 sc in next sc, sc in 29 (31, 33, 35) sc, sl st in beg sc,
turn – 63 (67, 71, 75) sc.
Next rnd creates a “turn” to beg working the body perpendicular to the sole.
Rnd 8 WS: Ch 1, FPSC in each sc, sl st in beg sc, turn – 63 (67, 71, 75) sc.
Rnds 9-11: Ch 1, sc in each sc, sl st in beg sc, turn.
Fasten off. From each side of center toe marker, sk next 10 (11, 12, 13) sc, mark next sc.
VAMP AND TONGUE (make 2)
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With A, ch 6.
Row 1 RS: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 4 ch, turn – 5 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn – 7 sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sc in 6 sc, turn.
Rep Row 3 11 (12, 13, 14) times, mark each end of 8th row.
Next Row: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in 3 sc, sc2tog, turn – 5 sc.
Next Row: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sc in 4 sc, turn – 5 sc.
Next Row: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in next sc and mark for toe center, sc2tog – 3 sc.
Fasten off.
ASSEMBLY
With RS facing, insert vamp at top of foot, matching markers at sides and toe center, matching sts and sc row edges.
Whipstitch vamp to sole.
FLAPS AND FINISHING
Topline
With RS facing, join A with sl st in next sc past side marker, ch 1, sc in same sc, sc in next 39 (41, 43, 45) sc around heel,
ending with sc before other side marker, turn.
First Flap
Row 1 RS: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sc in next 6 sc, turn – 7 sc.
Row 2: Rep Row 1.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc2tog, sc in next 3 sc, sc2tog – 5 sc. Fasten off.
Second Flap
Sk next 26 (28, 30, 32) sc of topline, join yarn with sl st in next sc. Work as for first flap.

Edging
Join A with sl st in marked side sc of first flap, ch 1, sc in sc row edge of topline, sc in next 3 sc row edges of flap, sc in 5 sc
at end of flap, sc in next 3 row edges of flap, sc in next 10 (11, 12, 13) sc of topline, sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog, sc in
next 10 (11, 12, 13) sc, sc in next 3 sc row edges of flap, sc in next 5 sc at end of flap, sc in next 3 row edges of flap, sc in
next row edge of topline, sl st in next marked side sc. Fasten off.
Weave in ends.
LACES (make 2)
With B, make a 20 in. [51 cm] ch. Fasten off.
Thread lace between ends of flaps and tie as desired.


ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
Click for explanation and illustration
beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
fpsc = front post single crochet rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together sk = skip
sl = slip st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over

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*Lion Suede (Article #210) A luxuriously soft yarn with a suede finish. Bulky Weight; 100% Polyester Solids are packaged
in 3 oz/85g (122 yd/110 m) skeins, prints are packaged in 2 3/4 oz [78 g]/111 yd [101 m] balls
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*Microspun (Article #910) is a super-soft sport-weight micro-fiber acrylic yarn. It comes in 2.5 oz./70g (168yd/154m)
balls
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