Who knew that you could make such gorgeous slippers with just some simple crochet granny squares? This fab design by Fran Morgan needs just 6 squares for each foot, making this a project that you can hook up in no time!
You will need
West Yorkshire Spinners ColourLab (100% wool, 100g/225m) or alternative Dk yarn, 1 ball of each:
- Natural Cream (010)
- Citrus Yellow (229)
- Harbour Blue (746)
- Crimson Red (556)
- Pear Green (186)
- Zesty Orange (476)
- Thistle Purple (717)
A 3.5mm (US E/4) hook
First 3 rounds of Granny Square pattern measures 7.5×7.5cm (3x3in)
Slippers measure 24cm (91⁄2in) long
Dc seam With RS of Squares facing, work standard dc sts through both sts (including ch) of each layer of two Squares to join
For all of the abbreviations used check out our full abbreviations and conversions guide. This pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using this handy chart.
Each Slipper is made up of 6 Granny Squares joined together at the end with a dc seam. Refer to the construction diagram at the end of this post when making up your Slippers.
There are two Granny Square patterns, each using different colours. Each Slipper uses 3 Squares of each pattern.
Free granny square crochet slippers pattern
Granny square 1 (make 3)
Using Citrus Yellow, make a crochet magic loop.
Round 1 (RS) Ch3 (counts as tr throughout), (2tr, ch2, 3tr, ch2) into loop, change to Zesty Orange, (3tr, ch2, 3tr, ch2) into loop, ss to top of beg ch-3 to join. [4 3-tr groups]
Join Zesty Orange into final ch-2 sp.
Round 2 (RS) Ch3, (2tr, ch1) into same ch-2 corner sp, (3tr, ch2, 3tr, ch1) into next ch-2 sp, (3tr, ch2) into next ch-2 sp, change to Citrus Yellow, (3tr, ch1) in same ch-2 corner sp as previous 3-tr group, (3tr, ch2, 3tr, ch1) in next ch-2 sp, 3tr, ch2 in same ch-sp as beg 3-tr group, ss to top of beg ch-3.
Join Crimson Red into final ch-2 corner sp. [8 3-tr groups]
Round 3 Ch3, (2tr, ch1) into same ch-2 corner sp, *(3tr, ch1) into next ch-1 sp, (3tr, ch2, 3tr, ch1) into next ch-2 corner sp, (3tr, ch1) into next ch-1 sp**, (3tr, ch2) into next ch-2 sp, change to Thistle Purple, (3tr, ch1) into same sp; rep from * to ** once more, (3tr, ch2) into same ch-sp as beg 3-tr group, ss to top of beg ch-3. [12 3-tr groups]
Join Thistle Purple into final ch-2 sp.
Round 4 Ch3, (3tr, ch1) into ch-2 sp, *(3tr, ch1) into each ch-1 sp across to next corner, (3tr, ch2, 3tr, ch1) in ch-2 sp, (3tr, ch1) in each ch-1 sp to next corner, (3tr, ch2) in next ch-2 sp**, change to Crimson Red, (3tr, ch1) in same ch-2 sp; rep from * to ** once more, ss to top of beg ch-3. [16 3-tr groups]
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Granny square 2 (Make 3)
Work Rounds 1 and 2 as for Granny Square 1. Use Harbour Blue and Pear Green for Rounds 3-4.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
To make up
Block each Square before joining. Using the diagram below to join the Squares together with a dc seam. Make sure the RS of the Squares are facing throughout.