Duck Billed Slippers
Knitted Slipper Pattern with Dorset Button Instructions
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These slippers are knitted using Aran weight yarn (I've used Beaker Button Bountiful Aran in the example). This pattern is knitted flat and has a three needle cast off at the toe.
It would be suitable for someone with a small amount of knitting experience.
Tension: 10cm x 10cm square = 14 sts x 24 rows in garter stitch, size 5mm needles or appropriate size to achieve the correct tension, 3 x 5mm double pointed needles for casting off the toe, Beaker Button Bountiful Aran 100g, 160m. 4 Dorset buttons 2.6cm. I used a contrasting thread for my buttons. You will need 4 brass rings 2.6cm across and 10m of 4ply. You will also need a blunt needle.
Sizes: small is about 20cm long, medium is about 22cm long and large is about 24cm long.
All Beaker Button patterns come with Dorset button instructions so you can learn this fabulous traditional craft with a modern twist. If you would like an instant pattern download instead of a hard copy please click here to be taken to the Beaker Button Ravelry Pattern store.