This are the tiny tiniest slippers I've ever designed. They make a darling baby gift and I absolutely love them. With so few stitches and rows, they knit up in a flash.
Part of the Norseknits Slipper collection
Sizes Toddler size US 5-6 Yarn Raumagarn 3 tr. Strikkegarn, 50 g Main Color: Off-White 101 (or 30 meters of equivalent DK-weight yarn). Contrasting Color: 50 g Red 124 (or 25 meters of equivalent DK-weight yarn) Needles and Hooks 3mm double-point needles, a 3mm crochet hook, and a darning needle. Gauge and Swatch 24 stitches = 4 inches or 10 cm, and lightly felted 28 stitches = 4 inches or 10 cm Please pay attention to the gauge and use whatever size knitting needle you need to in order to obtain the gauge. In teaching a class on these slippers, I have seen knitters use as small as a US 2 needle and as large as a US 5. It is all about the gauge. Skills Used Long-tail cast on Knitting in stranded colorwork Purling in stranded colorwork k2tog ssk Backward loop Chart reading Catching Floats Knitting with DPNs in the round (I like FlexiFlips) Hand sewing Crochet single crochet US (double crochet UK)
CAUTION SLIPPERY ON HARD FLOORS. You can google many ways to add rubber stickies or other grippy things to these for small toddlers. Or wear them on carpet only.