These ballet slippers are knitted in garter stitch and have an i-cord ankle tie.
They can be worn with the cord wrapped once and tied in a large bow, or wrapped around the ankle and leg then tied like traditional ballet slippers.
Pattern sizes: 2 (4-6-8) years.
To fit foot: 14 (17-19-21) cm [5½ (6¾-7½-8¼) ins].
Yarn required: 1 (1-1-1) ball Carnival 8ply, 100g balls@310m.
Needles required: A pair of 3.75mm [UK 9, US 5] knitting needles. 2 double-pointed 3.75mm [UK 9, US 5] knitting needles. Wool needle for sewing up.
Tension: 22.5 sts and 44 rows to 10cm [4 ins] over garter st, using 3.75mm needles.
Pattern rating: Easy.
Please note that this pattern is protected by copyright and you do not have permission to copy or resell this pattern. You may, however, sell the knitted product.
- Includes both centimetres and inches
- Includes four sizes
- Easy pattern rating
Materials you need at home:
- 1 (1-1-1) ball Carnival 8ply, 100g balls@310m.
- A pair of 3.75mm [UK 9, US 5] knitting needles.
- 2 double-pointed 3.75mm [UK 9, US 5] knitting needles.
I have been addicted to knitting for over 35 years (I started very young!) and I love being able to take a ball of yarn and a pair of needles and make something gorgeous and individual yet practical.
As a child I designed and knitted clothes for my toy elephants (elephants are my other obsession), during high school I knitted baby clothes and sold them at local craft markets then during my university days I knitted for a local yarn shop. While knitting was my passion, at that stage I never thought of making it my career.
After spending 10 years in the medical profession I came across a job ad for a knitting pattern design writer and suddenly I realised it was possible to combine my passion with my work. I was lucky enough to get that job and I have been working as a pattern writer, pattern designer and proofreader ever since.
As well as creating my own designs, I continue to work for yarn companies in Australia and overseas.
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I love what I do and I hope you will enjoy knitting my patterns as much as I have enjoyed creating them.