Barnyard Cow Slippers
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Barnyard Cow Slippers

Graze around the house in these cozy cow slippers. Courtesy of Spinrite
Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Bernat So Soft (5 oz/140g), White, Main Color (MC), 2 balls
  • Bernat So Soft (5 oz/140g), Black, Contrast A, small quantity for details
  • Bernat So Soft (5 oz/140g), Light Rose, Contrast B, small quantity for details
  • Bernat So Soft (5 oz/140g), Beige, Contrast C, small quantity for details
  • Crochet hook, sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Stuffing
  • Wiggle eyes
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Snout: With B, ch 2.


Step: 2

1st rnd: (RS). 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.


Step: 3

2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.


Step: 4

3rd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. * 1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc.


Step: 5

4th rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. * 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. 2 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Join with sl st to first sc. 24 sc.


Step: 6

Slipper: With MC, RS of Snout facing, join with sl st to top of snout.


Step: 7

1st row: Working into back loops only, 1 sc in 1st sc. * 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last sc. 2 sc in last sc. 36 sc. Turn.


Step: 8

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 8 sc. Rep from * to last 5 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of last 4 sc. Turn.


Step: 9

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 9 sc. Rep from * to last 6 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of last 5 sc. Turn.


Step: 10

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of next 10 sc. Rep from * to last 7 sc. 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each of last 6 sc. Turn.


Step: 11

Continue in this manner, inc 4 sts evenly spaced in every row until there are 64 sts in row. Continue even in sc until work from beg measures 10 ½ ins (27 cm), ending with RS facing for next row.


Step: 12

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc. *Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook - sc2tog made. 1 sc in each of next 4 sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.


Step: 13

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.


Step: 14

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 4 sc. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn. Continue in this manner, dec 10 sts evenly spaced in every row until there are 4 sts in row. Fasten off. (Heel).


Step: 15

Lining: With MC, ch 5 (toe).


Step: 16

1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. 4 sc. Turn.


Step: 17

2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc to end of row. 8 sc. Turn.


Step: 18

3rd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. * 2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last st. 2 sc in last st. Turn.


Step: 19

4th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in each of first 2 sc. *2 sc in next sc. 1 sc in each next 2 sc. Rep from * to last st. 2 sc in last st. Turn. Continue in this manner, inc 4 sts evenly spaced in every row until there are 32 sts in row. Continue even in sc until work from beg measures 8 ½ ins (22 cm), ending with RS facing for next row.


Step: 20

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 sc in each of next 3 sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.


Step: 21

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.


Step: 22

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first 2 sc. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.


Step: 23

Next row: Ch 1. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.


Step: 24

Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each of first sc. *Sc2tog over next 2 sts. Rep from * to end of row. Turn. 4 sc. Fasten off. (Heel).


Step: 25

Spots: (make 8) With A, ch 2. Work from ** to ** as given for Snout.


Step: 26

Ears: (make 4) With MC, ch 4.


Step: 27

1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. 3 sc. Turn.


Step: 28

2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in 1st2 sc. 1 sc in next4 sc. 2 sc in last sc. 5 sc. Turn. Work 4 rows even in sc.


Step: 29

Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over 1st 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. 3 sc. Turn.


Step: 30

Next row: Ch 1. Draw up a loop in each of rem 3 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook. Fasten off.


Step: 31

Horns: (make 2) With C, ch 2.


Step: 32

1st row: (RS). 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Turn. Work 6 rnds even in sc. Fasten off.


Step: 33

Finishing: Sew 5 ins [13 cm] of center seam from snout to foot opening. Sew 1 ½ ins [4 cm] of center seam from heel to foot opening. Sew 2 ½ ins [6 cm] of center lining seam from toe to foot opening. Sew 1 ½ ins (4 cm) of center lining seam from heel to foot opening.


Step: 34

Stuff Slipper and insert lining. Join Slipper and lining at foot opening as follows: With MC join with sl st through both thicknesses at any sc along foot opening. Work 1 row of sc around. Join with sl st to 1st sc. Fasten off. Attach Horns, Ears, Eyes and Spots as illustrated.


Tips

Measurement: One size to fit foot length 8 ins (20cm) to 9H ins (24 cm)

Gauge: 14 sc and 16 rows = 4 ins (10 cm)


Abbreviations:

ch = chain

sc = single crochet

sl st = slip stitch

rep = repeat

yo = yarn over

* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated