Slippers for Spring. Around our house we get spring fever every time we look at these irresistible Dutch/Norwegian inspired slippers with their happy tulip and windmill theme.
Sizes Women’s small, medium, large Yarn Rauma 3 tråds Strikkegarn, DK weight (or equivalent) 153-164 yards (140-150 m) Needles US 1½ - 2.5 mm (US 2½ - 3.0 mm, US 4 - 3.5 mm) DPNs or FlexiFlips (or gauge-sized needles) Notions 3mm (3mm, 4mm) crochet hook and darning needle Gauge and Swatch S: 26.4 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches or 10 cm M: 24 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches or 10 cm (Lightly felted to 28 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches or 10 cm) L: 22 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches or 10 cm NOTE: Please pay attention to your gauge and use whatever size needle you need to knit 24 stitches and 24 rows for 4 inches (for medium). While teaching a class on these slippers, I have seen knitters use needles as small as a US 2 and as large as a US 5. Skills Used Long-tail cast on Knitting and purling colorwork Knitting colorwork in the round k2tog ssk Backward loop Single crochet US (Double crochet UK)