Simple Slippers Knitting Pattern : Gray Day

I’ve been wanting to design some “slippers” for years. My toes are always cold and I don’t like wearing shoes and I want something eco friendly. I want something cute, quick & easy to make in almost any size! {Small order, right?!} I tried a few different styles, but this one is my favorite. It fits nice and snug and they’re easy to knit to your foot and you can try them on as you go!



Available Sizes: Sixty-four
Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
Pattern Language: English
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
PDF Format: Printer Friendly
Bonus: 4 Videos


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Knit Flat {Back & Forth}
Knit in the Round, Magic Loop Method
Knit & Purl Stitches
Short Row
Sew Seam



Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
Yardage: 40 – 45 yards {36 – 41 meters}
Suggested Yarn: We Are Knitters, The Wool
Needle Size: US 17 {12mm} Knitting Needles with a 24″ {60cm} Cable, or longer
Extra: Stitch Marker



Adult Women US Sizes 4-11.5
Narrow {Medium, Wide & X-wide}



Gauge: 7 STS & 10 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below
Measurements: 4 1/4″ Wide x 9 1/2″ x {11cm x 24cm}
Weight: 3.2oz {90g} {includes pom-poms}



Knit toe up.
Cast-on edge is the width.
When casting-on leave a long enough tail to seam the toe, approx. 8” {20cm}.
When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.


Pattern, Knit in the Round, Magic Loop Method:

Video: How to Cast-on Slippers

CO 6 {8, 10, 12} STS, PM, split 3 {4, 5, 6} STS on each needle, PM, join in the round

Round 1: *K*

Round 2: *K1, INC1, K1 {2, 3, 4}, INC1, K1* {repeat on the other side}

Size 8-9.5: Rounds 3-14: *K* {Knit more or less rounds to fit your foot length.}

Knit all stitches for the next several rounds depending on your shoe size:


Size Chart:

US Shoe Size # of Rounds to Knit

4 – 4 1/2 = 8 Rounds

5 – 5 1/2 = 9 Rounds

6 – 6 1/2 = 10 Rounds

7 – 7 1/2 = 11 Rounds

8 – 8 1/2 = 12 Rounds

9 – 9 1/2 = 13 Rounds

10 – 10 1/2 = 14 Rounds

11 – 11 1/2 = 15 Rounds


Video: How to Knit Short Row and Switch to Knitting Flat

Short row:

Knit 3 STS only

Switch to knitting flat

Row 1 {WS} {narrow}: K2, P6, K2

Row 1 {WS} {medium}: K3, P6, K3

Row 1 {WS} {wide}: K3, P8, K3

Row 1 {WS} {x-wide}: K3, P10, K3

Row 2 {RS}: *K*

Narrow & medium: Repeat rows 1-2, 2 more times.

Wide & x-wide: Repeat rows 1-2, 3 more times.


Video: How to Bind-off Slippers

Bind-off Row:

Narrow: P3, P2TOG twice, P3

Medium: P4, P2TOG twice, P4

Wide: P5, P2TOG twice, P5

X-wide: P6, P2TOG twice, P6


Video: How to Sew the Seam on Your Slippers

Fold the BO edge together, sew seam.

Seam the toe.

Weave in the ends.

Knit the second same as the first.


Video: How to make a Faux Fur Pom for your Slippers

Embellish with pom-poms {optional}



* – * – repeat between *
BO – bind-off in pattern
CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
INC1 – make 1 stitch {I use a backwards loop}
K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
KITR – knit in the round
P2TOG – purl 2 stitches together
P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
PM – place marker
RS – right side
STS – stitches
StSt – stockinette stitch
WS – wrong side




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