Pattern #: LW1942
Designed by Darla Sims
Project Type: Accessories, Socks
- RED HEART® SuperSaver: 1 Ball 528 Medium Purple A
- RED HEART®”Pomp-A-Doodle®: 1 Ball 9930 Plush Plum B (Pomp-a-Doodle is discontinued)
- Crochet Hook: 5.5mm [US I-9]
- Stitch markers
- yarn needle
GAUGE: 14 sts = 4″; 14 rows = 4″ in sc. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the specified gauge.
Directions are for Small Shoe Size 3-6. Changes for sizes Medium Shoe Size 6-9 and Large Shoe Size 8-12 are in parentheses.
sc2tog (sc dec) = Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Note: Pieces are worked in continuous rounds. When using Pomp-a-Doodle, work sc with yarn between pompoms. Do not pull pompoms through stitches.
With A, ch 8.
Round 1: Work 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, place marker in 2nd sc of group just made, sc in next 5 ch, 3 sc in last ch, place marker in 2nd sc of group just made, turn to work along opposite side of foundation ch, work sc in next 5 ch, sc in first sc to join – 16 sc.
Round 2: Work 2 sc in marked sc – increase made, place marker between last 2 sc, sc in next 7 sc, 2 sc in next marked sc – increase made, place marker between last 2 sc made, sc in each sc to marker.
Rounds 3-5 (7, 9): Work 2 sc in marked st, place marker between last 2 sc, sc in each sc to next marker, 2 sc in next marked st, sc in each sc to marker – 24 (28, 32) sc.
Keeping markers in place, sc in each sc around until piece measures 7 (8, 9)” from beginning or 2” less than desired length, end at first marker.
Round 1: Ch 12 (14, 16), skip next 12 (14, 16) sts for Heel opening, sc in next 12 (14, 16) sts, sc in each of 12 (14, 16) ch – 24 (28, 32) sc.
Rounds 2-5: Sc in each st around.
Slip st to first st to join.
Round 1: With right side facing and A, beginning in first st before ch, sc2tog, working along opposite side of ch, sc in next 10 (12, 14) ch, sc2tog, sc in skipped 10 (12, 14) sc – 22 (26, 30) sc.
Continue to work in sc, working sc2tog at each side edge, until 12 (14, 16) sc remain.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail.
Fold opening flat so sides of Heel are lined up with Foot sides. Using long tail, sew sts of Heel closed.
Round 1: With wrong side facing, join B with sc in any st of Ankle, sc in each st around, pushing pompoms to right side, slip st in first st to join, turn.
Round 2: With right side facing, ch 1, sc in each st around, pushing pompoms to wrong side, turn.
Rounds 3-9: Repeat Rounds 1-2.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS: A, B, C = color A, B, C; ch = chain; mm = millimeters; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es).