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Felted Baby Slippers

Posted on August 6, 2010

I crocheted these felted baby slippers using just a small amount of chunky wool yarn that I had left over from a thrift store purchase. I was inspired by the cute felted woman’s slippers that Guro created. Guro has a new blog site where you can find all kinds of beautiful new craft projects that she has created. I just love all her beautiful crochet projects. Click on over and check out her gorgeous designs.

I wanted to make baby slippers to fit my Granddaughter who is 10 months old. So through trial and error, I finally came up with a pattern that after felting fit her feet.

My finished slippers before felting were 3″ wide by 5″ inches long with a toe depth of 2″. After felting the slippers are 2.5″ wide by 4.25″ long. Guro has graciously allowed me to post my baby version of her slipper pattern below. Enjoy and happy crafting to all!

Felted Baby Wool Slippers

Crochet hook: J (6 mm) crochet hook
Yarn: 2 ozs Bulky/Chunky weight wool yarn
2) small star buttons

Rnd 1
Ch 2, work 6 Sc in 2nd ch from hook. Don’t join as this pattern is worked in rounds without joining.

Rnd 2
Work 2 Sc in ea st around to create the toe. (12 sts)

Rnd 3-7
*Sc in first st and then 2 Sc in next st*. Repeat between * until you have 19 sts in the round.
Then work even Sc in ea st until your toe is 2″ long which is approx. 7 rounds.

Rnd 8-16
Sl St in next st and turn. Sc in ea of the next 16 sts and leave the last 3 sts unworked. Ch 1, turn.

Repeat rnd 8 until your slipper is 5″ long or approx. 16 rnds completed.

FO slipper and leave a long tail to close the end of the heel with. Weave under ends.

Make 2 slippers and then felt them in the hottest water setting you have on your washer for about 15-20 minutes. Check sizing a few times as you felt the slippers. Felt them more if needed to get to the right length for your baby’s foot. Once your felting is complete, shape the slippers and let dry.

If you have any questions or find discrepancies in this pattern, please email me using contact tab above.

Ch- Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
Dec – Decrease
Ea – Each
FO – Fasten Off
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Inc – Increase
Rnd – Round
RS – Right Side
Sc – Single Crochet
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Sk – Skip
St – Stitch

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9 Responses to “Felted Baby Slippers”

  1. Tami
    Aug 06, 2010

    Again you have come up with something that I can’t wait to try!

    **stumbles away kicking dirt – but I didn’t need more!**

    Don’t you look at me like that, I’m not giving it back now. It’s mine, mine, mine. And I have the perfect yarn for it.

    Thanks tons – I’m going to check your friend’s site out as well.

  2. Cindy
    Aug 07, 2010

    Thanks Tami! I always get such a kick out out your comments. Sorry to have to post another project you can’t live without!!

  3. Donene Jones
    Aug 10, 2010

    They look darling and so warm, very cute!

  4. Alison
    Aug 10, 2010

    No way! What an adorable idea!!

  5. Megan Berry
    Aug 11, 2010

    The little star is the perfect touch. These are adorable!

  6. gifts
    Nov 19, 2011

    We are a bunch of volunteers and starting a brand new scheme in our community. Your website provided us with helpful info to work on. You’ve done an impressive job and our whole group might be thankful to you.

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  8. Ray Harris
    Feb 20, 2015


    So glad to find this lovely felted slipper pattern, great but I wonder if you ever did it in bigger sizes? I would love to do it for bigger children but would appreciate guidelines. I can’t find anything else in chunky/bulky yarn. I have wasted so much time playing around with this.

    Hope you are still keeping well.

    Many thanks


  9. Cindy
    Feb 25, 2015

    Ray – I don’t have a larger child’s size of slipper pattern at this time. There is a small women’s size pattern listed in my post that Guro crocheted that you might find helpful. I know it does take some experimentation to get other sizes. I sent you an email too with some other ideas. Best wishes and hope it works out for the size you need.


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