Scuffs Pattern #4051

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly version

MATERIALS: J. & P. Coats or Clark's O.N.T. Pearl Cotton, Size 5, 4 balls each of Steel Blue and Ecru ... Steel Crochet Hook No. 3 ... Slipper soles.

GAUGE: 7 sc make 1 inch; 7 rows make 1 inch.

Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)

VAMP ... Starting at toe with double strand of Blue, chain 6 sts (8 sts, 10 sts). 1st row: 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 2 sc in each ch across. Ch 1, turn. 2nd row: 2 sc in 1st sc (an inc), sc in each sc to last sc, 2 sc in last sc (another inc). Ch 1, turn. 3rd row: Sc in each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Repeat the 2nd and 3rd rows alternately until there are on row 31 sc (33 sc, 35 sc). Work straight until piece measures in all 3¼” (3½”, 3¾”). Break off.

Run 12 diagonal basting threads, spaced evenly apart, across Vamp. With Ecru, ch 1, insert hook in end st at beginning of one basting on right side of Vamp and draw loop through from wrong side of Vamp and through loop on hook (a sl st made). Make sl sts along basting line to other end. Break off. Complete other lines same as this.

BAND ... 1st row: With right side of Vamp facing, attach a double strand of Ecru to 1st sc on last row of Vamp, 2 sc in 1st sc, sc in each sc across, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 4, turn. 2nd row: Tr in back loop of each sc across. Ch 1, turn. 3rd row: * Sc in back loop of next tr and in free loop of the corresponding sc on row below, thread over and draw loop through, thread over and draw through both loops on hook. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn. 4th and 5th rows: 2 sc in first st, sc in each sc across, 2 sc in last sc. Ch 1, turn. Re­peat 2nd to 5th rows incl once more. Then repeat 2nd and 3rd rows once more. Break off.

Sew Vamp to sole. Work other scuff same as this, having diagonal lines on Vamp run in the opposite direction.