Knitting Pattern: Tiny Dancer Slippers

The Tiny Dancer Slippers pattern is finally here!

These adorable shoes are simple and fast to knit. In fact, you can finish a pair in a couple hours - even if you're a beginner! There are loads of options for customization and embellishment, and they come in sizes 0-3 to fit newborns through one-year-old babies.

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The pattern includes detailed instructions for knitting the slippers along with steps to add a Mary Jane strap, criss-cross straps, T-strap or an ankle strap. It even includes a template for you to trace and cut out the precious little insoles!

Supplies required:

  • 25-50 yards of feltable wool such as Cascade 220, Patons Classic Wool, Malabrigo Worsted or Cascade Eco
  • Size 10 circular or straight needles
  • Tapestry needle

Optional supplies (for the insoles and embellishment):

  • Glue gun
  • Scissors
  • Sewing machine
  • Scraps of fabric
  • Felt
  • Covered buttons
  • Rhinestones
  • Ribbon
  • Braid elastic
  • You name it - make them your own!

Skills required:

  • Long-tail cast-on
  • Knit stitch
  • Purl stitch
  • "M1" or make one away
  • "K2tog" or knit two together
  • "SSK" or slip slip knit
  • Basic bind off
  • Mattress stitch (OR, just wing it when you stitch them together! They will felt and look just gorgeous!)

Ready to cast on? The pattern is available for just $1.99. Buy it now on Ravelry!