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Lightweight Crochet Slippers with Flip Flop Soles – Free Pattern and Video!

Fun! Cotton yarn and a rubber sole make this free crochet slippers with flip flop soles pattern perfect for wearing around the house (or even outside as shoes!) Free crochet pattern and video tutorial using Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton in "Mint"!

Cotton yarn and a rubber sole make this free crochet slippers with flip flop soles pattern perfect for wearing around the house (or even outside!) View the entire free pattern and video tutorial below or purchase the printable, ad-free pdf with hole poking guide here.

Fun! Cotton yarn and a rubber sole make this free crochet slippers with flip flop soles pattern perfect for wearing around the house (or even outside as shoes!) Free crochet pattern and video tutorial! Turn cheap flip flops into crochet slippers or shoes for summer in this free crochet pattern using Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton in "Mint."This free crochet slippers with flip flop soles pattern is a collaboration with Lion Brand Yarn. This post contains affiliate links.

UPDATE: This pattern has been super popular since I published the original version last May. Many of you have requested a video tutorial for these crochet slippers with flip flop soles, so today I’m really happy to have a totally revised and updated version of the pattern that includes a step-by-step video tutorial. 

In this version, I’ve updated the toe top section of the pattern, re-written some details for clarity AND added a printable ruler to the ad-free PDF of the pattern to guide your hole poking. (If you just want the original crochet slippers with flip flop soles pattern though, don’t fret, you can still find it for free here!)

Yay summer! This is the original slipper pattern that kicked off the crocheting on flip flops trend. Get the free pattern from Make and Do Crew. Many readers have asked how these crochet slippers with flip flop soles hold up over time. I’ve answered that question (with photos!) and many more in my FAQs about crocheting on flip flops.  

Without further ado, here’s the original blog post with the updated free crochet slippers with flip flop soles pattern and new video tutorial below. And if you’re interested, you can find all the free flip flop crochet patterns I’ve shared since making this first pair, right here.


Guys, I’m so excited to share this pattern. I hope you love making crocheted slippers with a legit, flip flop sole as much as I did. When I originally stumbled across these crocheted boots made by Croche Da Alessandra, the idea for some flip-flop-based summer slippers wedged in my brain and refused to shake loose until I just made the things.

Fun! Cotton yarn and a rubber sole make this free crochet slippers with flip flop soles pattern perfect for wearing around the house (or even outside as shoes!) Free crochet pattern and video tutorial using Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton in "Mint"! Until about a week ago, I’ve been wearing some felted knit slippers my mom made me. They’re AMAZING. But now that it’s officially spring, they’re becoming a little less practical with each tick of the thermometer.

Yay summer! Make warm weather crochet slippers with a cheap pair of flip flops in this free pattern and video tutorial.So if, like me, you prefer to keep your feet covered when you’re shuffling around the house, but you find warm weather to be less than slipper-compatible, these are for you! (And if you’re the free-wheeling type that prefers not to have your toes covered at all during the summer months, check out all my other free crochet patterns instead.)

These crocheted slippers with flip flop soles let in a lovely breeze with each step, thanks to the slightly open weave and breathable Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton yarn. The flip flop (or “thong” if you live in certain parts of the world) sole makes these a little more substantial than regular crocheted slippers and perfectly grippy to scoot around your house.

These even work well as crocheted shoes to wear outside. They might just be the most comfortable pair of shoes you’ve ever worn. (And don’t they look a bit like Toms?)

Fun! Cotton yarn and a rubber sole make this free crochet Toms with flip flop soles pattern perfect for wearing around the house (or even outside as shoes!) Free crochet pattern and video tutorial using Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton in "Mint"! How to poke holes to crochet on flip flops. Free pattern!The ad-free PDF now includes a printable ruler to help guide your hole poking. This little bonus is super helpful in achieving the gauge and ensuring that you don’t have too many or too few stitches around your flip flop sole. (Regardless of the size you’re making–isn’t that magic?!) You can purchase the PDF of this pattern with the ruler here on LoveCrafts.com or here on Etsy.

Flip flop crochet patterns -- free from Make and Do CrewThese Seaside crochet shoes with rubber bottoms come together easily with Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton yarn and a pair of flip flops. Wear them as street shoes or slippers--either way, this free pattern is super comfy!You might also enjoy my other free flip flop crochet patterns including:
1. Women’s Sweater Boots 
(includes video tutorial!)
2. Women’s Moccasins
(includes video tutorial!)
3. Coachella Boots
4. Espadrilles Sandals
5. Seaside Slip-Ons

Thanks to Lion Brand Yarn for sponsoring this post and enabling more free patterns on Make and Do Crew!

Please do not publish or share this pattern as your own. You may make items to sell with this pattern. In exchange, please link back to this post. Do NOT use my photos as your own sales photos. ­­You can read my policies hereNow let’s make something awesome!

SUMMER CROCHET SLIPPERS WITH FLIP FLOP SOLES – FREE PATTERN

Purchase the printable, ad-free PDF with hole poking ruler here on LoveCrafts.com or here on Etsy

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Sizes:
This pattern works well for women’s sizes 6-10, but you can easily add or eliminate a row to the top section to make it longer or shorter for other sizes.

Abbreviations (US Terms):
ch – chain
cluster – 4 dc in one stitch
half cluster – 2 dc in one st
dc – double crochet
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
sc – single crochet
st(s) – stitch(es)

Crochet flip flop slippers supplies including Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton in "Mint."Supplies:
So you can spend more time making shoes and less time shopping, this pattern contains affiliate links at no extra cost to you.

Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton – 1 skein (186 yards) Color: Mint
• Tapestry needle
• Size B [2.25 mm] crochet hook or size needed to fit through flip flop holes
Size G [4.0 mm] crochet hook
• 1-2 printed copies of the “ruler” at end of the printable pattern or a measuring tape
• 1 pair of flip flops (One size smaller than you wear normally. See pattern notes.)
• Sharp tool to poke holes (I use this clay tool. You can also try a skewer, thin drill bit or awl.)
• Sharp scissors
• Stitch markers
• Strong glue such as E6000 to glue strap plugs to sole (optional)

Gauge:
7.5 sc = 2”
12 rows = 2”

Notes:
• Transforming flip flops into slippers isn’t an exact science! Keep an open mind and don’t be afraid to customize the shoes to your liking. Check out this Flip Flop FAQs post for answers to commonly asked questions.

• You’ll likely want to size down when buying your flip flops. Look for a flop flop that offers about .25″ of sole around your foot (more like the fit of a normal shoe). In the pattern sizing, the shoe sizes mentioned describe the shoe size you normally wear and not the sized-down size of your flip flops.

• The flip flops in the sample are from Old Navy–they have a great selection of colors. Find $1 flip flops on Amazon or at Walmart. Dollar Tree’s $1 flip flops tend to be a bit too flimsy, but can work if you are careful. And LionBrand.com now offers flip flops so you can get your yarn and soles in one place!

• Left and right shoes are identical.

• Similar to some ballet flats, your slippers should curl in a bit. That’s what gets them to shape to your feet without a lot of increasing or decreasing. They will stretch out slightly with wear.

• The slipper sides and heel are worked in a spiral, so you will not ch 1 at the beginning of each round.

• Pattern explains locations on the flip flop as if it’s a clock where the top of the toe is 12:00 and the heel is 6:00. 

How to crochet on flip flops -- free pattern from Make & Do Crew.

SLIPPER SIDES AND HEEL

Notes:
• The shoes are crocheted tightly, similar to amigurumi. Make a deliberate effort to keep your stitches tighter than normal. Check your gauge if you’re unsure.

• Be sure to poke the same number of holes in the second flip flop as in the first. 

To begin:
Trim straps off flip flops by cutting the mid-foot straps at an extreme angle so you can keep them in place without feeling them inside the shoe. (See photo above with the hole poking ruler.) Save the rubber plug from the strap between your toes to glue in later.

If you’re using the printable ruler, trim and tape the pieces together and tape ruler around flip flop sole. With your sharp instrument, poke holes in each dot on the ruler. (See photo above the pattern.) Alternatively, use a measuring tape to poke holes slightly more than .25″ apart around the sole. Pierce the hole at an angle from about the middle of the way down the sole to approximately .25” into the top of the sole. Reference the video tutorial for help.

Tie slip knot around smaller hook. Insert hook at back of heel (6:00 position) from the top of the flip flop toward the bottom of the sole, grabbing the yarn and pulling through to the top of the flip flop and through the slip knot to attach the yarn to the flip flop. Crochet over the tail of this yarn as you work Round 1.

How to attach yarn to a flip flop sole for crochet boots, shoes or sandals.Round 1: Continuing with smaller hook, sc in each hole around sole, join with a sl st to first sc. Do not turn. Place marker in first st of round and move it up as you work each round (or just keep track of which sole hole you began in).

Rounds 2-9: With larger hook, sc in each sc around sole. Do not turn.

Remove marker. Place stitch markers at 4:00 and 7:00 positions.  This is where the back heel “lip” of your slipper will taper to. 

Do not turn work, continue with the rest of row 9.

Row 9 cont: Sc in each sc until 1 st remains before next marked st, sl st in next sc, turn. (See photo below.)

To make heel taper appear smoother, keep working yarn toward the inside of shoe when starting Rows 10-13. (See 8:25 mark of video tutorial for example.)

Row 10: Ch 1, sk first sl st, sl st in next sc, sc in each sc until 1 st remains before next marked st, sl st in next sc, turn.

Rows 11-12: Ch 1, sk first sl st, sl st in next sc, sc in each sc until 3 stitches remain before next marked st, sl st in next sc, turn.

Row 13: Ch 1, sk first sl st, sl st in next sc, sc in each sc to back of the heel, sl st in next sc. Fasten off.

Do not weave in end. You’ll work over this tail later.

Summer-crochet-slippers-flip-flop-soles-3Chart to crochet the top of the flip flop slippers pattern.

SLIPPER TOP

Notes:

• Cluster = 4 dc in one st

• Half Cluster = 2 dc in one st

• In rows 2-5, the clusters are worked between the two middle dc of the cluster in the previous row.

• Reference video tutorial or chart above for visual explanation.

Find the approximate midpoint of the front of the slipper. Place stitch markers at the 1:00 and 11:00 positions with 11 sc between them. (See “clock” photo at top of pattern.)

Join yarn in 11:00 marked st. (Left handed crocheters, join in 1:00 marked st and reverse mentions of “right” and “left.”) Weave in the tail from attaching yarn now before this section is worked.

Row 1:  With the toe facing toward you, (sk 3 sc, cluster in next sc) 2 times, skip 3 sc, sl st in next marked st, sl st in next 3 sc of Rnd 9 (up left edge of slipper), turn. (2 clusters) (See photo below.)

Row 2: Cluster in center of each of next 2 clusters, skip 2 sc in Rnd 9, sl st in next sc of Rnd 9 to join, sl st in next 3 sc (up right edge of slipper), turn. (2 clusters)

Row 3: Half cluster in sl st where Row 2 joined Rnd 9, cluster in center of each of next 2 clusters, half cluster in last sl st of Row 1, skip 2 sc in Rnd 9, sl st in next sc of Rnd 9 to join, sl st in next 3 sc (up left edge of slipper), turn. (2 clusters and 2 half clusters)

Row 4: Cluster in sl st where Row 3 joined Rnd 9, cluster in center of each of next 2 clusters, cluster in last sl st of Row 2, skip 2 sc in Rnd 9, sl st in next sc of Rnd 9 to join, sl st in next 3 sc (up right edge of slipper), turn. (4 clusters)

Row 5: Cluster in center of each of next 4 clusters, skip 2 sc in Rnd 9, sl st in next sc of Rnd 9 to join, do not turn. (4 clusters)

Round 6: Sc in each st around entire shoe, do not turn. (See photo J.) (Crochet over yarn tail at heel as you work.)

Round 7: Sc in each sc around heel stopping once you reach the slipper top section, sl st 1 into edge of top.

Fun! Cotton yarn and a rubber sole make this free crochet slippers with flip flop soles pattern perfect for wearing around the house (or even outside as shoes!) Free crochet pattern and video tutorial using Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton in "Mint"! Fasten off and weave in end. Repeat pattern with second flip flop sole. Tap your toes together, smile and run around your house because you just made your own crochet slippers with flip flop soles!

I love to see your finished projects! Tag me on Instagram (@MakeAndDoCrew) and use #makeanddocrew to show me your stitches.

Now that your toes are comfy, you might enjoy these free crochet patterns:

Boho love! This free boho crochet purse pattern is fun to put together and loaded with bohemian charm. Made with Lion Brand Kitchen Cotton in "Vanilla."Urban Gypsy Boho Bag – free crochet pattern

You'd never guess by looking at this sweater that it's made from two simple rectangles! The "Cocoon Cardigan" free crochet pattern is great for beginners who are looking to expand their skills or advanced crocheters who want a quick, stylish project. Made with Lion Brand Lion's Pride Woolspun yarn in "Taupe."Cocoon Cardigan — free crochet pattern made with two simple rectangles!

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513 Comments

  • Aubrey
    May 22, 2016 at 11:19 am

    Hello there ???? I love this pattern, but I’m concerned that the yarn would just rip through the holes. The foam that the flip-flop soles are made out of seems so flimsy. Did you have any problems with that? Thank you!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 23, 2016 at 10:14 pm

      Hey Aubrey,

      That’s a great question! And you’re right to be concerned because depending on the firmness of the foam, I think that could potentially happen. The flip flops pictured in this tutorial are from Dollar Tree and they are a little flimsy. That’s why I didn’t recommend them in the post actually. Walmart has far sturdier ones that also cost $1, so that’s what I’m going to use for future patterns. Even so, the yarn hasn’t ripped through the flimsy flip flops even though I’ve been wearing these slippers quite a bit.

      Another thing to do just to ensure this doesn’t happen though is to keep your holes from being punched too close to the edge and then being sure to use a small crochet hook for the first row so that you’re not stretching the holes a lot with a big hook. Then once you have the foundation row, you can switch to a more appropriately sized hook.

      Hope that helps! Happy crocheting!

      jess

      Reply
      • Haydee
        May 26, 2016 at 2:57 pm

        Hi…I have made these…the cotton yarn tens to stretch out also…I got my flipflops from old Navy ..3.00 well worth it. Considering your time and effort in making these beauties…good luck.. oh watch for ads old Navy puts them on sale once a year for a dollar. Get buy. When my stretch I wash them and they shrink up again . Lol

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      • Angie
        May 26, 2016 at 4:02 pm

        Would using a yarn needle and threading the yarn in a spiral around the flipflop (through pre-poked holes) and starting the crochet in the yarn rather than trying to crochet through the holes also work? I know it would look different, but it might be easier to start that way, especially if you’re worried about fitting a hook through the hole, and there would be less wear and tear since you’d only be pushing the needle through one way.

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        • SANDRA
          July 3, 2016 at 8:01 pm

          I made mine just as u suggested and it seems to work also.

          Reply
        • Irene
          July 7, 2016 at 5:12 am

          Would it be more sturdy if you used a light weight “paracord” type cord for the foundation rows and then attached crochet cotton to that?

          Reply
        • Kathy
          August 27, 2016 at 3:13 pm

          What would you charge me to make a few pairs of these?

          Reply
          • Stephie Jeffries
            March 24, 2017 at 2:40 pm

            If you are still interested in these, I would be more than happy to make you some.

        • Sandy M.
          September 29, 2016 at 12:33 pm

          Very good suggestion. Also using liquid stitch to fill the holes, let dry completely will help stabilize the shoe.

          Reply
        • Marge
          October 19, 2016 at 6:46 am

          I used a skinny spiral skewer for making holes and then used an E crochet hook for the first row and switched to a H hook for the rest.
          I also left the 3 plugs in the soles and super glued them in place so your foot doesn’t get moisture.

          Reply
        • Arlene Rogers wilhite
          October 29, 2016 at 2:03 am

          I was thinking the same thng; to put a round of yarn around first then ataching the needle to the second round.. etc…

          Reply
      • Gale
        May 26, 2016 at 10:35 pm

        How do I get the pattern? Interested in making some.

        Reply
        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          May 26, 2016 at 11:09 pm

          Hey Gale!

          The pattern is right above this comment area, in the area with the text and photos of the slippers. Let me know if you don’t understand what I mean.

          Happy crocheting!

          Jess

          Reply
          • Kimberly
            May 28, 2016 at 6:30 pm

            Having trouble with Slipper Top row 1. I joined with a sl st. It says to sk 1 sc from marked st and begin in next sc. Do I sc here then ch 2 and sl st back into the beginning marked st at in the right?

          • Tammy
            May 29, 2016 at 12:54 am

            Just wondering if maybe gluing a piece of felt to flip flop to help from tearing the hole while wearing/ crocheting it.

          • Mary K.
            May 29, 2016 at 11:41 am

            I still don’t see where to download the pattern, unless you mean to print from the webpages (including all the ads). I filled in the section to put me on your e-mail list. When I was sent back to your website/blog and searched flip-flop slippers it sent me back to this page. How can we get a PDF?

          • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
            June 11, 2016 at 9:14 pm

            Hey Mary,

            I’ve put together a printable pdf and you can purchase it by clicking on the link at the top of the post.

            Thanks for your support!

            Jess

          • Mary Petzoldt
            May 29, 2016 at 3:46 pm

            I can’t get the pattern, I guess I don’t understand

          • Diane Baker
            May 31, 2016 at 6:13 pm

            I cannt find it anywhere. I tried to just print this blog, but ended up with 51 pages! Help!!

          • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
            June 11, 2016 at 9:10 pm

            By popular demand, I’ve added a printable PDF download you can purchase from the link at the top of this post 🙂

          • Carmen
            January 14, 2017 at 9:18 am

            I love your pattern but I have trouble reading patterns. Would you have a schematic of the roundsaround the sole?

          • kazeem aminat
            July 30, 2017 at 10:19 am

            good day.is it possible to get a slower and better detailed video of this tutorial. would appreciate if thats possible.

          • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
            August 3, 2017 at 4:52 pm

            Hey Kazeen,

            I’m wondering if maybe you saw the shortened version of this tutorial and not the longer 20 minute one. 🙂 If you scroll up a bit, right above the free pattern, you can see a video player that will play the longer, in depth tutorial. I’m guessing that will be more of what you need.

            Happy crocheting!

            Jess

        • Tammy
          May 27, 2016 at 5:58 am

          I would love th a pattern also. Thanks.

          Reply
          • Darlene
            June 12, 2016 at 2:17 pm

            click to PRINT with your mouse and then select only pgs 10-13, NOT all pgs.

          • Christy
            July 2, 2016 at 7:37 am

            If you click on the “read more” area under the picture it takes you to the pattern. You will just have to scroll down a little to see it. I’m making these now!

        • Linda
          May 27, 2016 at 11:02 pm

          How can I get this pattern? My senior group would love to make some for our fund raising.

          Reply
        • Greta
          May 28, 2016 at 4:13 am

          Tap the see more and the rest of the article will show up with the pattern.

          Reply
        • Penny lee
          May 28, 2016 at 2:16 pm

          Need slipper pattern

          Reply
        • Lynn
          June 2, 2016 at 8:32 am

          Me to can’t find it. Please show me. I’m very interested in making a pair.

          Reply
          • Lynn
            June 2, 2016 at 8:34 am

            It didn’t go with the other. But where’s the pattern?

        • cheri
          September 24, 2016 at 11:22 am

          if you use an app like clean print you can print from this page and delete what you don’t want and add what you do.

          Reply
        • Janice
          January 1, 2017 at 8:26 am

          You can screen shot the pattern. Email the pictures to yourself. Position on a document and print them.

          Reply
          • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
            January 18, 2017 at 9:00 pm

            Or you can support the blog and buy my inexpensive, ad-free printable PDF right here. It’s formatted for printing or mobile viewing. 🙂

      • Jacinta
        May 27, 2016 at 6:51 am

        Is there a book ? I would like to send my son one as he is incarcerated and he has learned to crochet.

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          May 27, 2016 at 10:49 pm

          Hey Jacinta,

          How wonderful that your son has learned how to crochet. It’s one of my favorite ways to relax and settle myself at the end of a day. I don’t currently have a book, I’m sorry. I usually prefer people to share the links to my patterns instead of printing them, but please feel free to print this page to give to him if that would be helpful.

          Jess

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        • Nat
          May 29, 2016 at 8:44 am

          Maybe you can gather a bunch of different patterns/articles/pics of stitches and take them to like staples or OfficeMax and have them bind it like for a presentation booklet and then send to him with some yarn…..then you can make it personal and find some cool stuff that you know he would like…..I think my heart would swell if someone sent me that!!!! 🙂 then send him yarn/pattern of something YOU would like so he can make it for you….. My ma is my favorite person to torture with my projects!! ?

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          • Margaret
            September 3, 2016 at 8:27 am

            Nat, that sounds like a really wonderful idea, but in the Texas Criminal Justice system, this would not be allowed. Any publications have to be shipped directly from a book store. I imagine this is the same with all prison systems. Otherwise, contraband could easily be slipped into the prisons, and God knows they don’t need anything else getting in there. I would suggest that going to a bookstore, finding a crochet book that’s easy to follow with easy to make patterns, and have the bookstore send the book to him in the prison. They do it all the time. I’ve done it myself. Good luck, and happy crocheting.

      • Aubrey
        May 27, 2016 at 9:29 am

        Thanks for the reply. I am definitely going to put this on my list of projects!

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      • thea
        May 28, 2016 at 8:17 am

        why not crochet the slipper and put removable soles in them like you do shoes they will wash easier? I am trying that.

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      • Jenni
        May 28, 2016 at 8:55 am

        What if you poked the holes straight down through the flip flop and then gorilla glued an extra sole to the bottom? They might be more sturdy and you could actually walk around outside with them…if you wanted to.

        At any rate…they are really fun!

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        • toni ramski
          September 1, 2016 at 10:19 am

          might feel uncomfortable to walk on that stitching?? but an interesting option i guess..

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          • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
            September 1, 2016 at 2:50 pm

            Hey Toni,

            Surprisingly, I can’t even feel the stitching. I think it’s because the the yarn is actually quite flush with the flip flop sole. I find them super comfortable 🙂

      • Christine
        May 28, 2016 at 10:10 am

        Any chance you might do a YouTube video showing how to make these?! I’m having trouble starting them. You’re so pretty, you need to make a video:)

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        • Rosanne Segovia
          June 17, 2016 at 1:51 pm

          I agree. I am having some trouble understanding the instructions. I would love to see the youtube video.

          Reply
          • Janet Petrak
            July 5, 2016 at 1:56 pm

            I’m also having trouble following the directions. When you say 3 stiches before the marker to you mean before as in towards the toe or towards the heel?? I’ve made 1 slipper after two false starts and it is very loose and sloppy. I have a very small foot so I’m going to try to downsize the hook and see what happens.

          • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
            July 5, 2016 at 9:06 pm

            For rows “9 cont” and onward, you’re only working in the back half of the slipper. So you stop 3 stitches short of the marker, toward the heel. This essentially creates a tapered edge so that the back heel section rises gradually. If you look at a few of the photos shot from the side, you might see what I mean.

            As for how loose it is, you might want to try having fewer holes in your sole overall. If you don’t want to/can’t re-poke them, you could always decrease a some stitches as you crochet around the first few rows. For reference, my size 9 pair have 69 holes around each sole. I think using a smaller hook is a great idea too.

      • Georgia
        May 29, 2016 at 2:31 am

        Could you use a yarn needle and sew a row of stitches around the sole so you aren’t punching a crochet hook through?

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      • Serena
        May 29, 2016 at 6:16 am

        Lover youtube crochet flip flops

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      • Kathy
        May 29, 2016 at 7:53 am

        Would a dab of super glue or hot glue in the holes help strengthen the flip flop? I might give that a try! These are so cute!!

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        • Barbara
          June 14, 2016 at 9:53 pm

          Using most glues on the foam soles will only melt the soles, creating a bigger problem. Maybe rubber cement would work without melting the foam soles.

          Reply
        • Yvette
          July 9, 2016 at 12:01 am

          I just glued the little round parts back in mine with some Tacky Craft glue.

          Reply
      • Holly
        May 31, 2016 at 8:34 pm

        Can you make a video on how to start the first row????? I can’t figure out it out from the way you explained it, thanks

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      • Kathy
        May 31, 2016 at 9:47 pm

        Hello, i got to row 9 and not understanding the rest. Is everything a slip stich in rows 10-12

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      • MamaNorton
        June 1, 2016 at 7:59 am

        Would it help to put super glue on the soles ?

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      • Donna
        June 1, 2016 at 8:25 am

        iThese are what I have been looking for 2 yrs. I don’t know how to Crochet, but I will find someone who does. Do you make them for sale ??? I have an Artery Disease that make my feet swell .
        thanks so much to my friend as she sent me here. And thank You for sharing !!!

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      • Veda
        June 2, 2016 at 6:50 pm

        Why not use glue around the soles once they are crocheted. Would that work

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      • TJ
        June 2, 2016 at 8:13 pm

        I wonder if dropping a bit of hot glue into each hole to secure would help?

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      • Alice Munneke
        June 13, 2016 at 8:39 pm

        Hi Jess, I m having truble with the toe. Don’t understand the toe part of the pattern. Need help PLEASE!!

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          June 14, 2016 at 3:34 pm

          Hey Alice,

          What are you having trouble with specifically? I’d love to help if I had a little more detail. I’ve also answered several questions about the toe section in previous comments, so you might like to have a look at those answers to see if they’re helpful to you at all. 🙂

          Jess

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          • Beth
            November 29, 2016 at 5:34 pm

            I’m also confused about the toe section. After row 5 do I continue all the way around? Then what’s the other “row 5” that comes after the fasten off step in round 6? It says something about hdc in 3rd SC from hook, but I supposedly just fastened off

          • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
            November 29, 2016 at 10:11 pm

            Hey Beth!

            After row 5, yes you continue around in the same direction working around the entire ankle until you get back to where you started.

            The additional row 5 was a typo! I just did some updates on this pattern and forgot to delete that. Thanks so much for pointing it out!

            Jess

      • Cynthia
        June 22, 2016 at 6:47 am

        I have used craft glue, putting a drop in all the holes top and bottom. I am hoping that will help. I just made them but really want to make more.

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          June 22, 2016 at 9:34 pm

          Cool! Let us know how that works out, Cynthia. I save the “plugs” from the current pair I’m working on to try the same thing.

          Reply
      • Cynthia
        June 22, 2016 at 6:53 am

        On the link you provided to amazon, only the yellow flip flops are $1.00, all other colors are $3.99

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          June 22, 2016 at 9:33 pm

          Hey Cynthia,

          That is true. I’m sorry if my wording was unclear. I was linking to those so that people who don’t have access to stores with flip flops (like in the winter) saw they could still get them online. I’ve had great luck with Walmart’s $.98 flip flops though. The foam is pretty sturdy.

          Happy crocheting!

          Jess

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      • Nancy Kelly
        June 25, 2016 at 5:58 pm

        I couldn’t find any place to post my question so here it is: my crochet needles are very old and all have numbers instead of letters, what numbers could match up to the hooks you recommend? Thank you, Nancy

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          June 26, 2016 at 2:23 pm

          Hey Nancy,

          That’s a great question. I have some that have a number and a letter on them and with those, these sizes I think you’d want to use a 1 for the smaller hook and a 6 or 7 for the larger. I found this chart and it might be helpful for you in the future 🙂

          Happy crocheting!

          Jess

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          • Melanie
            December 31, 2016 at 6:45 am

            Hey I was wondering if you make and sell these? If so how much?

          • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
            January 3, 2017 at 8:59 pm

            Hi Melanie,

            I don’t actually make them to sell, but some Esty sellers do. If you scroll through the comments, you can see a few people offering their services.

            🙂

      • Karen
        July 13, 2016 at 8:32 am

        I msde some similsr but used my own pattern after the foundation row. I only had 1 hole break through, then just was more careful when pushinh hook through the sole. Mine turned out great! I even entered them into our County Fair and received a Blue Ribbon! (Used WalMart flip flops $.97 & pattern was a Mary Jane dedign).

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      • Nana
        September 25, 2016 at 3:16 am

        You could always use a little glue in the holes to help hold them in place, and to fill the holes made when cutting away the straps. ( hot glue, / guerrilla glue) . Aside from the flimsy sole- supposedly, I think they are fine for out side in the summer on a dry day…running errands…especially if made like moccasins!

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          September 27, 2016 at 8:22 pm

          Yes totally! I actually just shared a moccasin pattern in which I glued the little rubber circles from the straps back into the holes in the rubber soles. It worked great.

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          • Susan
            November 1, 2016 at 7:52 am

            Thank you for the pattern, I have made twelve now and will be making more (Christmas gifts). But like a dummy I threw away the straps and round plugs, do you have any suggestions on what can be used to cover/plug up the holes?

          • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
            November 3, 2016 at 2:50 pm

            Hmm. That’s a good question. If you have one extra set of flip flops, perhaps you could just cut small circles from the sole and use them to plug the holes on the other pairs? (I’d glue them in.) 12 pairs is SO impressive! I’d love to see a pic if you’d like to share one.:)

      • alice parrow
        October 4, 2016 at 8:55 pm

        what do you do with the holes where you cut the straps off plz let me not ty [email protected]

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          October 6, 2016 at 12:01 am

          For slippers, you can just leave them open and you won’t really notice they’re there. If you’d like to plug them though, you can just glue the piece from the flip flop strap that used to be in the hole right back in its former home. 🙂

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      • Andrea Bates
        January 14, 2017 at 5:05 pm

        Hi Jess-
        I spent today preparing the flip flop soles and discovered something that works really well to mark the Kohls on the flip-flop soles.
        I made a paper copy of the top of the flip-flops sole. I marked a line on the paper copy 1/4 inch in from all edges and I marked each hole 5/16 inches apart. Then I punched out each hole with a hole punch. I then put the paper copy on the top of the flip-flop sole and held it in place of a couple of straight pins. ( do not mark the top of your souls with an ink pen or a marking pen )
        I then used a Straight Pin to push into the center of each hole around ( turn the top of the pin around in a circle a few times – this makes it much easier to see each mark on the flip-flop sole).
        You can use a BEAD REAMER To push through all of your marks on your flip-flops sole. It makes precise holes any circumference you would like and allows you to see very clearly where you are pushing through the top over onto the side of the sole.
        Hope these two tips help to make your project go faster.

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          January 18, 2017 at 9:55 pm

          This is such a great idea, Andrea! Thank you for sharing! I might have to incorporate this idea into the next tutorial. It’s really smart!

          And I had never heard of a bead reamer. I just had to look it up. I can see how it would work perfectly for this.

          Thanks so much for sharing your creativity with us!

          Jess

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    • Aubrey
      May 27, 2016 at 9:34 am

      Thank you so much for your reply. I am definitely can put these on my to do list!

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    • Judy beard
      May 27, 2016 at 8:21 pm

      Will someone please send me this pattern to my email it’s [email protected]

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      • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
        May 27, 2016 at 10:26 pm

        Hey Judy,

        The pattern is above this comment area, within the article. (It’s maybe a bit hard to notice because there are a lot of photos involved too.) I’m sorry, I don’t have it contained in a way that’s easily email-able at this moment.

        Happy crocheting!

        Jess

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        • Maria
          June 5, 2016 at 2:04 pm

          Please click under the first photos where it says “read more”

          Reply
      • Eline
        May 31, 2016 at 1:20 am

        What i did, is copy the pattern to a word document. Then i suppose is ready to email..

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      • Maria
        May 31, 2016 at 4:13 am

        Judy, the pattern is under the first pictures. Look for the box that says “read more”. Most articles on websites do this. Just scroll up again to the original post and click “read more.” Once you’ve done this- the pattern will always show.

        Designer, I love this pattern and love HL store. ❤️ Thanks for posting I will be sure to include your links.

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    • Linda
      May 30, 2016 at 7:12 am

      Could someone send the pattern to my email? [email protected] thanks

      Reply
      • Maria
        May 31, 2016 at 4:14 am

        Read my reply above

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        • Norma
          June 4, 2016 at 7:16 am

          Can’t find the pattern for crocheted slippers on foam. Please send.

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    • lynn
      May 30, 2016 at 5:40 pm

      You could also run a bead of hot glue over the holes on the inside of the shoe after you are done crocheting. It would strengthen that edge, I think. Thanks. Great idea.

      Reply
    • BONITA RANKEY
      May 30, 2016 at 6:21 pm

      RUN A THIN BEAD OF HOT GLUE AROUND THE FIRST ROUND OF STITCHES. THAT SHOULD HOLE EVERYTHING.

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    • Mindy Lea
      June 1, 2016 at 11:28 pm

      On the flimsy flip flops I used an Awl and it is better to punch the hole straight through from top to bottom. I didn’t have any tears after doing this. I had already gone through the side and two out of the first four stitches tore. I was able to salvage the flip flops.
      The next pair I made were slightly heavier flip flops. I used an Awl to punch the holes and the smallest crochet Hook I have is a D/3 or 3.25mm so I made the holes 1 cm apart instead of the 1/4 inch and went through the side as low as I could go and 1 cm from the edge of the top of the flip flop. I didn’t have any tears on those. I was making a size 10 slipper.

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      • Debbie
        June 11, 2016 at 9:04 am

        But won’t this method weaken the exposed stitches to rapid wear, being that they are on the floor?

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          June 11, 2016 at 8:59 pm

          Hey Debbie,

          None of the stitches are actually touching the floor. They’re all on the top half of the flip flop sole. I’ve been wearing mine for about a month everyday and they’re holding up really well. 🙂

          Happy crocheting!

          Jess

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        • Wanda
          July 1, 2016 at 6:38 pm

          My first slipper I poked the holes bottom to top… Opps should of watched the video..learnt to Poke holes from the side to the top

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          • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
            July 3, 2016 at 1:09 pm

            Haha–I can see how that could happen, Wanda. 🙂 Good think flip flops are generally pretty cheap to replace.

            Happy crocheting!

            Jess

    • Liz
      June 2, 2016 at 3:36 pm

      I think they are way too cute to be relegated to slippers and think they’ll work great with sundresses or beach wear. I’m concerned about the flip flop tearing. Has that been a problem for you or others who’ve tried this pattern? Are there any recommendations on the thickness or density for the sole?

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      • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
        June 10, 2016 at 4:37 pm

        I haven’t had any trouble with them tearing in the month or so I’ve been wearing them at home (A LOT ;)). I’ve found that Walmart flip flops are a great density. The Dollar Tree ones are too flimsy and the Michael’s ones tend to fall apart a bit more (although they’re working okay.)

        Hope that helps!

        jess

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      • Wanda
        July 1, 2016 at 6:35 pm

        I wore mine to the pool.. The store..

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    • Lhdelane
      June 8, 2016 at 2:01 pm

      I was so excited to get started on these, but 3 of the first 4 stitches ripped right through. So disappointed!

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    • Lhdelane
      June 8, 2016 at 2:23 pm

      Ok. Update. I am getting the hang of it. 3 tips: First, go slowly on that first row through the sole. Second, keep the hook facing down as you pull the hook up through the sole. If the hook faces the side, it tears easily. Third, crochet loosely on this first row.

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    • Wanda
      July 1, 2016 at 6:34 pm

      Got mine made … But had trouble keeping them on.. Had to run some yarn in around the top to tighten them.. I also made a small pair and I got the second one upside down so then had two right feet… Mine are finished and I love them ..

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    • Shoshana
      October 11, 2016 at 1:17 pm

      I might also recommend using a wax thread and a heavy needle to stitch all the way through the sole about 1/4 inch in. I forget what the stitch is called but loop the thread back through the previous stitch with every pass through the sole so that there is a continuous line of thread on both the top and bottom. Then start the pattern as written, using the wax thread as your foundation row. That would also make it better for outdoor wear. It’s what I intend to try.

      Reply
    • retta
      January 17, 2017 at 6:33 am

      can not get pattern

      Reply
      • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
        January 18, 2017 at 9:44 pm

        I’m sorry to hear you’re having trouble. The free pattern is right above this comment area within the blog post. The paid printable pattern can be found here.

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  • Joyce hipps
    May 22, 2016 at 12:35 pm

    I have been looking all spring for these patterns .thank you so much.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 25, 2016 at 12:12 am

      Yay! I hope you enjoy them, Joyce. I’ve been loving shuffling around the house in mine. 🙂

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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      • Tina
        May 27, 2016 at 11:32 pm

        If you made them with a cotton yarn they would make great pool shoes just an idea

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  • Momma
    May 22, 2016 at 12:52 pm

    I can’t wait to make some of these! My felted wool slippers are getting too hot!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 23, 2016 at 10:09 pm

      I know! Mine too, Momma! I have some flip flops and yarn to make you some. They’re just in my queue behind a few other projects. 😉

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      • Elsie
        May 31, 2016 at 9:14 am

        You mention the following in your article:

        (And if you’re the free-wheeling type that prefers not to have your toes covered at all during the summer months, check out all my other free crochet patterns instead.)

        I tried clicking on the link referred to here, but was not able to find any other patterns for those of us who don’t like our toes covered. Can you please help? Thanks!

        LadyKajun

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          May 31, 2016 at 4:46 pm

          Hey Elsie,

          You can find all my other free crochet patterns right here! (Or you can alway access them by clicking on “crochet + knitting” in the menu at the top of the page. 🙂

          Hope you find something that can keep your toes happy. 🙂

          Jess

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  • Cheryl
    May 23, 2016 at 9:54 am

    Very cute and comfy looking slippers! Am I missing something though? What happened to row 13?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 23, 2016 at 3:56 pm

      Cheryl! Thanks so much for your hawk eyes! You’re totally right. Row 14 should be called row 13. There is no row 14. I’ve updated the pattern. Thanks again for your proofreading!

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • PaiPai's Mom
    May 24, 2016 at 11:08 am

    Hi! What a cute house shoe and fantastic summer pattern!! These are pretty darn cute for out of the house as well. I need to wear an arch support insole around the house (hardwood and baby chasing can destroy me before breakfast!) and I’ve struggled to find a slipper pattern that would support such an addition. Do you think these guys would? It seems like the sturdy nature of the sole would be better than just felted slippers, but I’m wondering if the crochet is enough to keep them in place. Any thoughts?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 25, 2016 at 4:46 pm

      Hey!

      I think an arch support would probably do fine in these, as long as it wasn’t a tall orthotic or something. As you’re working the slippers, you can try them on with your arch support and see if you need to add a couple extra rows to the back to make sure that the back of your heel is adequately covered and so they won’t fall off. Hope that makes sense! Can’t wait to see what you make!

      xo

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    • Pam
      May 26, 2016 at 10:33 pm

      I would make them a size bigger & use an insole maybe?? I too have arch problems & suffer after wearing flat flops & sandals!!But dang it it’s summer & these are just too stinking cute!! I can’t crochet but my sister can!!! I can’t wait to get mine!!!

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      • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
        May 26, 2016 at 11:09 pm

        Sisters are the best for outsourcing the projects you don’t know how to do 🙂

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      • Patsy
        May 28, 2016 at 11:07 am

        I wonder how it would work if you glued an insole onto the flip flop before putting in the holes and use them as a support for the flip flop to make a sturdier base as most have a cloth top

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    • choctaw soldier
      May 27, 2016 at 7:06 pm

      discount stores also have some adheasive that can be used to glue “sport insoles” down, so the “flip flop feel” remains but with extra support it in a yellow tube with purple accents, not sure the name but its like a souped up rubber cement (its non irritating once it has dried and can be used for a number of tasks. i even used it to repair vinyl tiling in my kitchen lol) …. . but i know the feeling about flat feet and hardwood. i go barefootin’ as much as possible – but being prior military somedays my feet just can’t do it.

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  • Anne Smith
    May 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm

    Love these slippers. I have a couple of questions. I’ve worked the first nine rows and the slippers are already very tall (2 2/3 “). Does this sound correct? Your stitches look to be more like a sl instead of a sc. Any guesses to what I’m doing wrong?

    Thanks

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 25, 2016 at 12:11 am

      Hey Anne!

      That’s a great question. Without looking at them, there are a few things that might contribute to a larger gauge. My guess is that your sole holes might be a little closer together than mine, and therefore your stitches aren’t quite as stretched out as mine. Mine almost flattened a bit, and thus do look a little like a slip stitch. The great thing about this pattern though is that the number of rows doesn’t really matter, it’s more the general height up your foot that you should focus on. Just try them on and stop the rounds when the sides and back are almost as tall as you’d like, knowing that you’ll add a couple of rows just in the back near the heel.

      Does that make sense? Feel free to ask more questions if not! I’m happy to help however I can!

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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      • Kim Klashinsky
        May 26, 2016 at 9:25 pm

        Hi there!
        I absolutely love this idea but I don’t crochet, is it possible to adapt this pattern for knitting???

        Thanks 🙂
        Kim

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        • Judy
          May 27, 2016 at 8:46 am

          I was also wondering the same thing or if someone could make for me and I would pay them

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        • Julie
          May 30, 2016 at 11:15 am

          Kim – I am no professional or pattern writer, but I have knitted for about 57 years and also do “some” crocheting. I am only guessing, but I think maybe if you are able to do the 1st row, to get the yarn IN the foam, that you could then change to DP knitting needles and pick up stitches with the knitting needles, all the way around, continuing to knit until they are the size you want, following the same shaping, etc of the pattern for the heel and then picking up stitches at the top to do that too. Adjust gauge to get what you want with whatever size needles you prefer to use. You may need 5 or 6 needles to get around the sole. If you don’t have enough of one size, alternate two consecutive sizes as you go around. The needles will move around the slipper, one section at a time, so it won’t be noticeable anyway. If you are not able to do the 1st row with sc , if you know how to embroider, you could try using a blanket st around the sole to get the yarn started and continue with the pattern as above. As I said, this is just a guess. I am not an expert, by any means, and I have not tried this yet as I just found the pattern, but my brain goes in different directions than it would be expected to, and I come up with some crazy ideas. Some work. Some don’t. Happy kn itting.

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      • Deshika
        May 26, 2016 at 11:19 pm

        Hello my name is deshika I would like to make those slippers ,but I just can’t crochet.

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      • Susan
        May 28, 2016 at 2:14 pm

        Perhaps Anne Smith is using. larger hook than you used and different yarn gauge. And that is why her sides are so high. Can you tell us what size hook and gauge yarn you used please? Also, a photo to show how you started in the back would be helpful. Thanks so much.

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      • susie
        June 8, 2016 at 9:31 pm

        As the first 9 rows are in the round, do the rows start getting smaller? Your photo makes them look like they cinch inward, closing in over the foot. Or do the rows go straight up?

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    • pinkpolarbear
      June 11, 2016 at 7:22 pm

      Are you in the UK by chance? If so, then your sc is actually our double and would be much taller as a consequence.

      Reply
  • Lorna D Miser
    May 25, 2016 at 9:09 am

    Super cute and clever! I’m impressed!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 25, 2016 at 4:46 pm

      Thanks so much for your kind words, Lorna. I appreciate your comment. 🙂

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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      • Par
        May 29, 2016 at 7:24 am

        I’m anxious to try.. I’m traveling and wish I could find a Pinterest logo to store this link. Am I missing it somewhere? I always need rubber soled slippers. Thank you

        Reply
        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          June 11, 2016 at 9:16 pm

          Hey Par,

          I’m hoping you figured this out, but if not, you can always pin my posts by clicking on the Pinterest logo at the very top of the post (right underneath the title). Thanks for sharing my patterns on Pinterest!

          Jess

          Reply
  • gerry
    May 25, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    Thank you for sharing this pattern. I can’t wait to try it !

    Reply
    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 25, 2016 at 4:47 pm

      Yay! I hope you enjoy making your own pair, Gerry. Let me know if you have any questions. And feel free to send me a pic of the finished project! I’d love to see what you make.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

      Reply
  • barb
    May 26, 2016 at 12:31 pm

    this is awesome,,, making some large ones for my diabetic hubby that has BIG feet ( size 15),, thank you so much for this,,

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  • Melissa
    May 26, 2016 at 4:40 pm

    Thank you thank you for this pattern. I’m super excited to make me a pair.

    Reply
  • Linda
    May 26, 2016 at 6:40 pm

    I would like a knitted pattern for these flip flops does anyone have one

    Reply
  • milissa
    May 26, 2016 at 6:52 pm

    I love all your patterns. thank you so very much so sharing them with us. Have a safe weekend

    Reply
  • Herb and Lois Babcock
    May 26, 2016 at 6:59 pm

    Can you mail me a written pattern for those adorable slippers? I will be “on the road” all summer in our camper and don’t have a printer with me. My mailing address is Lois Babcock, 1176 State Road 82, Wisconsin Dells, Wi. 53965. Thank you so much.

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  • Hi could I get the pattern from you on how to make the flip flops.where do you get the pattern,if not from you.please and thank -you.

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  • Kimberly Hill
    May 26, 2016 at 7:48 pm

    LOVE these! I have very hard to fit feet so If I could figure out how to make these I could finally have perfectly fitting house shoes. Flip flops/thongs are normally street shoes, so, what, do you think it would take to make these street shoes? a different yarn? spraying something on the cotton thread? I think these would be darling and comfortable for us Red Hat Society sisters to wear.

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  • Tracie Carter
    May 26, 2016 at 8:06 pm

    Hi there
    Just wondering where can I get the pattern for these I would like to have a go at making them.
    Thank you
    Tracie

    Reply
    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 26, 2016 at 11:19 pm

      Hey Tracie!

      The pattern is right above this comment area, in the area with the text and photos of the slippers. It’s just written out within the photos. Let me know if you don’t understand what I mean and I’ll guide you further.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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    • Maria
      June 5, 2016 at 2:08 pm

      Please click under the first photos where it says “read more”

      Reply
  • Gladys Walker
    May 26, 2016 at 8:13 pm

    Hello.
    I LOVE these. sad thing is I don’t know how to Crochet. and not sure my hands would let me if I did. I was wondering however there is a elderly lady in our church that makes crocheted dish cloths with dish towels with a matching crocheted end for hanging that she gives out for birthday gifts, anniversary gifts exct. I was wondering can I print this off and give it to her for something a little different to work on for her family? If so, can you please tell me HOW to print it?
    Thank you.

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  • Brittany
    May 26, 2016 at 8:49 pm

    Awesomness. Thank you I needed a project to work on while I sit here on my butt recovering from knee surgery!!!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 26, 2016 at 11:18 pm

      Hey Brittany,

      I’m so sorry to hear about your knee! A new crochet project is certainly in order! I hope you enjoy this one. They work up pretty fast, so you might want to get two pair of flip flops so you don’t run out of things to crochet 😉

      Speedy recovery to you!

      Jess

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  • Tina
    May 26, 2016 at 8:51 pm

    Is there a print friendly pattern somewhere?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 26, 2016 at 11:16 pm

      Hey Tina,

      I’m sorry, I don’t have a printer-friendly pattern yet. Since the pattern is pretty short, you could always copy and paste the text into Microsoft Word or something similar to print it out.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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    • Darlene
      May 30, 2016 at 9:53 am

      you could use print friendly, assuming of course you are following the designers wish that you don’t share the pattern and only print it for yourself.
      http://www.printfriendly.com/

      Reply
  • Mag
    May 26, 2016 at 9:01 pm

    Can you make me a pair?

    Reply
  • Kim Klashinsky
    May 26, 2016 at 9:20 pm

    Hi there!
    I absolutely love this idea but I don’t crochet, is it possible to adapt this pattern for knitting???

    Thanks 🙂
    Kim

    Reply
    • Sharon salituro
      May 28, 2016 at 1:16 pm

      I also would like to know if there is a pattern for knitting

      Reply
  • Lynda
    May 26, 2016 at 9:25 pm

    I want to try these for my granddaughters. Do you use the size flip flop true to a persons shoe size seeing that your are going in a little from the edge of the actual edge. Than j s for any help you can give me

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 26, 2016 at 11:15 pm

      Hey Lynda,

      Great question. I’d say you could err on the smaller side. I actually bought my flip flops in the size I’d normally wear, but then I trimmed a bit of rubber off the back before I started crocheting because I had the feeling that they’d end up too big. Does that help?

      I bet your granddaughters will love them! My daughter is anxiously awaiting a pair.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

      Reply
  • Kim
    May 26, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    Hi there,
    I absolutely love this idea and I wondered if you could also adapt this pattern for knitting? I would love to make these slippers but I don’t crochet 🙁

    Thanks 🙂
    Kim

    Reply
    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 26, 2016 at 11:13 pm

      Hey Kim,

      I’ll add it to the list 🙂 I’d like to make a simple video about how to crochet these, which might help you if you’re interested in learning. Feel free to subscribe in the white, pink and green box above this comment area to get notified once I make the video.

      Happy knitting!

      Jess

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      • Dawn K.
        June 3, 2016 at 1:26 am

        If you could make a small video on how to get the yarn started on the slipper that would be awesome. I’m a visual learner and a beginner at crochet so I can’t picture or understand how to start the yarn on the flip flop and the top part of the slipper where the top of the foot by the toes looks a little difficult to understand in the directions. Seeing it done first hand in a step by step video would be very helpful, maybe even post to You Tube or something?

        I would love to try to make these they are so cute.

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          June 10, 2016 at 4:34 pm

          I am working on video, Dawn 🙂 Thanks for the feedback! I’ve added some additional photos up above. Perhaps they’ll help in the mean time?

          Reply
    • Momma
      May 29, 2016 at 11:40 am

      To all the knitters out there, I will work on trying to make an adaptation?

      Reply
  • June hartz
    May 26, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    Do u do u tube tutorials

    Reply
    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 26, 2016 at 11:11 pm

      Hey June,

      I’m sure hoping to start soon, but I haven’t done any yet. I’m going to have to muster up my on-camera courage and give them a shot though because I think it would be really fun. Feel free to subscribe in the white, pink and green box above this comment area and I’ll let you know once I’ve started making them.

      Happy crocheting!

      jess

      Reply
  • Angela
    May 26, 2016 at 10:18 pm

    Thank you for the pattern for my new alippers

    Reply
  • Rhonda
    May 26, 2016 at 11:15 pm

    I clicked on the reference to the inexpensive hooks, but it showed a blank page. Where can I get info on the hooks you used?

    Reply
  • Lisa E.
    May 27, 2016 at 12:04 am

    I love this pattern…thank you so much for sharing.

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  • Tammy Kennedy
    May 27, 2016 at 12:08 am

    Awesome shoes
    I use to crochet but lost my central vision 18 months ago
    Thinking might be difficult for me to make now
    Going to visit family 1400 miles one way ( and we will be doing it round trip)at end of july
    Since I will be riding in car for would love these
    I love the color you chose
    Wish I could find these already made in pink and turqoise
    Is there anywhere that sells these all ready made?
    If so do you know the cost?
    Thank you for your time, help and information
    Have a safe and fantastic week end

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  • Bonnie
    May 27, 2016 at 2:32 am

    I want a pair but I dont know howto crocheting… Will somebody make me a pair
    I will pay u I wear a size plot hank u

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  • Joy
    May 27, 2016 at 3:08 am

    Hi from New Zealand. I am going to try making these for myself and grand=daughter etc. Seem easy. May then get hubby to glue extra flip flop on bottom as I seem to end up outside in things like these

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  • Theresa
    May 27, 2016 at 4:21 am

    Is there anyway that you could do a YouTube video of this. Us visual people are handicapped without seeing it done. (Smile). Thanks!!!

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  • Debbie
    May 27, 2016 at 5:24 am

    Hi Jess! Love these and am working on a pair now! One question though, when you get to the slipper top it says: attach the yarn at the right marker. sk 1 sc from the marked stitch and begin in next sc, ch 2. When we sk 1 sc is that to the right or left of the right marker when the toe is facing you? I didn’t know if at this point we starting toward the left marker or to the right of the right marker. I am thinking right otherwise when you continue you will be going backwards to the marker but wanted to check. I can’t wait to finish these (making a navy and black pair to wear to work)! Thanks so much!

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  • Laura
    May 27, 2016 at 6:42 am

    These are great! I have wide feet which is one of the reasons I love flip-flops: my big feet just hang over the edges! Would I need to adjust the pattern at all, especially in the toe area? How do you think I should go about that?!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 11, 2016 at 9:30 pm

      Hey Laura,

      These stretch a bit over time, especially if you use cotton yarn, so you might be able to use the pattern as is. You could also try just poking your holes slightly closer together (like .25″ apart) so that you end up with a few more stitches than someone else might. I think this would allow your feet a little extra wiggle room.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Deb C.
    May 27, 2016 at 6:46 am

    All of your patterns are amazing. Will be doing flip flop slippers and cherry blossom plants this weekend. I showed the picture around the office and half a dozen folks want both of them! Thank you so much for the free patterns and wonderful pictures!

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  • Betsy Fruhling
    May 27, 2016 at 7:39 am

    Are these crocheted in the round or do you have to slip stitch to the first stitch and chain up for the next row?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 27, 2016 at 10:45 pm

      Great question, Betsy. Crocheted in the round. No need to chain up, etc. I will add that note to the pattern. Thanks for asking a good question!

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Theresa
    May 27, 2016 at 9:08 am

    Definitely going to try this!!!

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  • Dawn.
    May 27, 2016 at 9:30 am

    I really miss my grandma she used to crochet, it’s been along time since I’ve done any but love these and going to try.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 27, 2016 at 10:39 pm

      What a wonderful way to commune with your grandma’s memory, Dawn. I hope you enjoy the process.

      Jess

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  • Liza
    May 27, 2016 at 9:36 am

    I would be interested to see how the top part stretches as you walk, since it would be anchored differently by the sole than if the whole thing were crochet. Especially using cotton yarn.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 27, 2016 at 10:38 pm

      Hey Liza,

      Great question. I’ve been wearing mine everyday for a couple of weeks and I can report that the entire slipper has stretched a bit. (Which was good because I made it intentionally tight to begin with.) One reader had a good suggestion to wash them if the cotton stretches to get it to shrink up again. Feel free to report back on your experiences too!

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Debbi
    May 27, 2016 at 9:40 am

    Jess, you are a creative crochet genius. I can’t wait to try your pattern. Thank you so much for sharing!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 27, 2016 at 10:37 pm

      Haha. Debbie, you’re so sweet. I’m simply a crocheter who happened to have some flip flops and a sharp object nearby one day 🙂

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  • Linda
    May 27, 2016 at 10:16 am

    If you fill the three holes on each sole (where you removed the straps) with a silicone caulk material the soles will be waterproof for outdoor wear.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 27, 2016 at 10:35 pm

      Oh yeah! That’s a great idea! Thanks so much for the suggestion, Linda.

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    • Jeri
      June 17, 2016 at 6:28 am

      When I removed the “thong”
      I cut off the round discs and gorilla glued them into the holes.

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  • Nancy
    May 27, 2016 at 10:25 am

    Hi Jess,
    Love this pattern. Will defently be making these. I notice that there isn’t a row 13. Did I just miss it? Is 12 and 13 the same? Thanks for your great ideas.
    Nancy

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 27, 2016 at 10:35 pm

      My mistake Nancy! Thanks for pointing it out. It’s fixed now. (There’s no row 14, I just accidentally called named row 13 incorrectly.)

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Carmen
    May 27, 2016 at 10:27 am

    Hi Jess, A fiend of mine that does not crocheted shared this pattern and sent it to me and I’m getting a lot of likes from it. I like it a lot. I will have a go at it. I’ve been crocheting for over 50 yrs and I have enjoyed every bit. I will share your pattern and send you a photo of my finished product when I’m done. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful work.
    Carmen

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 27, 2016 at 10:34 pm

      Hey Carmen,

      Thank you so much for your kind words. How wonderful that you’ve been crocheting for so long. How old were you when you learned? My mom taught me when I was 8-years-old, and I agree, I’ve loved it ever since. Can’t wait to see your finished slippers!

      Jess

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  • Nancy
    May 27, 2016 at 6:41 pm

    Hello I have made the slipper and I’m struggling with the toe part when I get through doing the hdc in the row and it said slip stitch to the row above I get confused and end up with a tongue like result..the next step is to just single crochet around the rest of the slipper and tie off

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 27, 2016 at 10:32 pm

      I know–this part is a bit difficult to explain, Nancy 🙂 Let’s see if I can say it a different way. Basically by “the row above,” I mean that you need to attach it to the edge of the side section of the slipper. So as you work the top pattern, you’ll run into a side and at that point you need to sl st to connect it. You don’t want to sl st into the edge stitch immediatly above the previous row though, so you’re skipping one edge stitch and then connecting into the edge stitch above it. Does that make any sense? Perhaps this explanation combined with a look at some of the photos above will help. Let me know!

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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      • Robin Howell
        June 5, 2016 at 5:48 pm

        I am having the same issue as Nancy. I am not sure what I am doing wrong. I have ripped it out 3 times now and still getting the same result. :/ Will keep trying.

        But I do have a question about the TOP of the the slipper. Is it suppose to lay flat on the top of your foot? Mine keeps rounding upwards above the top of my foot.

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          June 10, 2016 at 4:25 pm

          You might try using a slightly smaller hook if the top is bulging a little. Also, you could try them on and see if it’s visible once it’s on your foot. I find the top part to be pretty forgiving once your foot is stretching it out a bit.

          Hope that helps!

          Jess

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  • Lorissa
    May 27, 2016 at 6:47 pm

    Thanks so much for pattern!
    I have a few friends wanting these, but i think they want them for outdoor shoes. Any advise i can give them to stretch their life as long as possible? Also any advise for me while making??
    Thank you!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 27, 2016 at 10:30 pm

      Hey Lorissa,

      Another reader had a great suggestion if they stretch out (as cotton tends to do). She said you can wash them to get the yarn to tighten up again. Also, you might be able to experiment with using two strands held together to make them a bit sturdier. I’d just do the first row with one strand so that you don’t stretch the rubber holes out too much and then transition to two strands. If you try this, let me know how it works out!

      (Also, if your gift recipients won’t be walking much, I think these slippers could work fine as shoes for general hanging out. If they are going to be walking a lot, I’d experiment with thicker yarn or two strands.)

      Hope that helps!

      jess

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  • Ellen Relyea
    May 27, 2016 at 8:24 pm

    I just wanted to let you know my husband use a very littledrillto drill the holes all around it it work out beautiful.Really enjoying trying these slippersnice Christmas presents

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 27, 2016 at 10:25 pm

      Ellen,

      What a great idea! I bet that’s the perfect size. Thanks for taking the time to share what worked for you. I bet these will be awesome Christmas gifts!

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Ellen Relyea
    May 27, 2016 at 8:31 pm

    its 1/8 drill bit

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  • Amanda
    May 27, 2016 at 8:40 pm

    Hi Jess,

    Would you mind giving me the link you had for the B /2.5 mm hook, it won’t load for me and I’m curious of the set you are referring.

    Thanks!
    -Amanda

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 27, 2016 at 10:23 pm

      Boo! I’m sorry the link didn’t work, Amanda. Here they are on Amazon. (I also updated the link above–thanks for letting me know!) I’ve been loving these and now they’re even cheaper than when I bought them. Gotta love when that happens.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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      • Trish
        May 28, 2016 at 8:29 am

        Thanks for this slipper pattern-they look really cute. Am going to try and crochet a pair next week

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  • jodi
    May 27, 2016 at 8:43 pm

    Really like the thongs do u have printed patterns?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 11, 2016 at 9:29 pm

      I just created a printable pdf because so many people requested it. You can purchase it for $2.50 by clicking on the link at the top of the post 🙂

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  • Mary
    May 27, 2016 at 8:47 pm

    Hi. I would like to incorporate initials into the top front part. I’ve never crocheted anything with initials before. Can you give me some guidance please?

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  • Linda
    May 27, 2016 at 10:15 pm

    So darn cute! I’ve just taken up crocheting and these look do-able! 😀 Thank you so much for sharing. (Maybe a few friends might even get some b-day gifts on time?! lol)

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  • Robin
    May 27, 2016 at 10:55 pm

    Both my sister and daughter want these. I have quite a few flip flops that I can’t wear anymore, so I guess I will try to make these. Great way to re-use unusable items. Thanks!

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  • Joan Hinesley
    May 27, 2016 at 11:00 pm

    Thank you for the pattern. I’m making them now. The only thing I might suggest is to put the amount of stitches you should have at the end of each round and row.

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  • Dolene Whitener
    May 27, 2016 at 11:02 pm

    I can’t seem to open the page for directions to this! Please help!

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  • Tanya
    May 27, 2016 at 11:23 pm

    This is awesome! I have got to learn how to crochet or figure out how to adapt this to knitting. Great idea!!

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  • Virge
    May 28, 2016 at 7:18 am

    Is there a “Pattern only” link so it can be printed?

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  • Marci
    May 28, 2016 at 7:32 am

    I love these but have a (big) problem… I don’t know how to crochet! ? Do you have an online tutorial or is there one you would recommend? I would love to learn with my 8 year old daughter and possibly make these together. Thanks!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 11, 2016 at 9:27 pm

      Hey Marci,

      Mooglyblog.com has some great video tutorials. And Craftsy.com has good classes for sale that would be a great place to start. I learned when I was 8! I think it would be a wonderful thing for you two to do together. 🙂

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  • Donna
    May 28, 2016 at 9:32 am

    I make slippers using Yoga Mats that I get at 2nd hand stores. I trace the foot size on the mat, cut it out, punch out the holes with a heavy duty punch and crochet away. http://myideasbloom.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2012-06-15T08:48:00-07:00&max-results=7

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    • Donna
      May 28, 2016 at 9:34 am

      You have to scroll down a bit to find the slippers on the link. Sorry, I thought it would bring up just the slippers.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 11, 2016 at 9:25 pm

      What an awesome idea, Donna!

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  • Sandra
    May 28, 2016 at 9:32 am

    I signed up for your emails . My first email sent me to a page that needs a password. Where do I find the pastword at?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 11, 2016 at 9:24 pm

      Hey Sandra,

      The password is in the email that you received with the link. It’s the same password for everyone 🙂

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      • Janet
        July 5, 2016 at 4:50 pm

        I tried to buy the pattern with PayPal and I’m not sure if it went through. The payment page turned inside out afterwards….

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          July 5, 2016 at 9:01 pm

          Hey Janet,

          In my records, I don’t see a purchase from anyone with your email address. Did you use your peii.org address when you tried to buy it? If you’d like to try again, please do so and I’ll be happy to refund you if somehow you end up getting charged twice.

          Happy crocheting!

          Jess

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          • Janet Petrak
            July 8, 2016 at 11:25 am

            I tried twice more. You payment method didn’t work with PayPal. With a credit card I was able to finally get the pattern. Thanks!

          • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
            July 13, 2016 at 3:17 pm

            Hmm. That’s strange. Well, I’m glad you got what you needed. Thanks for troubleshooting it.

            Happy crocheting!

            Jess

  • Tanya Moon
    May 28, 2016 at 9:43 am

    Don’t laugh if this isn’t possible! But, I’m wondering if it would be possible to use small rivets, or maybe washers over each hole to keep the thread from pulling through? This is my next experimental “to do” item! Thank you very much for the pattern!

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  • caz
    May 28, 2016 at 10:38 am

    I have read all your instructions and it looks a super pattern would it be OK to seal the stitches round the edge with a clear silicone to strengthen them when wearing caz.

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  • Arlene chubb
    May 28, 2016 at 11:48 am

    Question for you, are you single clothing on the outside of the slipper or on the inside going around?

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  • Crystal
    May 28, 2016 at 11:49 am

    Hi, I have a pattern question. On the top side on the first row.
    Row 1: With the toe facing toward you, attach the yarn at the right marker. sk 1 sc from the marked stitch and begin in next sc, ch 2, sl st into sc where marker is, 2 hdc in same sc you begin in (cluster made), sk 2 sc, 3 hdc in next sc, sk 2 sc, 3 hdc, sk 2 sc, sl st into marked sc, sl st in next sc (up the left edge of the slipper), turn.

    sk 1 sc from the marked stitch and begin in next sc, ch 2, sl st into sc where marker is, 2 hdc in same sc you begin in (cluster made).
    ^ this doesn’t make any sense to me and I tried doing it without thinking and it didn’t turn out right, was all bulky instead of flat. Could you please clarify this for me 🙂
    Thanks!

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  • Rita Roland
    May 28, 2016 at 11:56 am

    Thanks so much for sharing your patterns. I am going to try to make the slippers.

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  • Crystal
    May 28, 2016 at 12:13 pm

    Hi!
    How can I contact you, commenting here doesn’t seem to work, and I could really use some guidance on a part of your pattern.
    Thanks!

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  • Vishruti
    May 28, 2016 at 12:20 pm

    I love these. Can someone please please make them for me. I will pay

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  • Karen
    May 28, 2016 at 12:56 pm

    I absolutely love these! Have you thought about making them to sell?

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  • Doris
    May 28, 2016 at 1:29 pm

    Hi
    I was wondering if plastic bags could be used instead of yarn?
    The plastic would last for quite awhile.
    Just a thought.

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  • Eleanor
    May 28, 2016 at 2:35 pm

    I love this pattern but I’m finding it a bit awkward to crochet with the flip flop in the way. I’m crocheting with the inside facing me. Don’t know why I started it like this. Would it make any difference if the outside was facing me–would it curve to the inside just the same? Probably a silly question but I’m more of a knitter and not that experienced in crocheting. Thanks for the pattern.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 28, 2016 at 9:58 pm

      Hey Eleanor,

      I know what you mean. It’s a bit clunky for the first few rows. I faced the inside toward me as well. It does get a bit easier after the first few rows. I think the clunkiness is just one of the hazards of crocheting around a piece of rubber. 🙂

      Happy crocheting!

      jess

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      • Eleanor
        May 29, 2016 at 5:37 am

        Thank you for the quick reply. Just wondered if I was doing it right. You’re right, I did find it easier as I went along. My granddaughter found this pattern and just had to have them. She’s anxiously waiting! Thanks very much for sharing. Have a wonderful day!

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    • Karen
      May 31, 2016 at 1:38 am

      I found if I crocheted the first row from the outside to the inside it made crocheting much easier. (Opposite of the photo showing poking the holes.)

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  • Gail
    May 28, 2016 at 3:54 pm

    Just a thought for those concerned about ripping the foam, maybe leave the flipflop as is, without cutting off the straps? Maybe that would give more support and less stress on the crochet work?

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  • Getta
    May 28, 2016 at 6:21 pm

    I love these and can’t wait to make my first pair!

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  • Pam
    May 28, 2016 at 6:59 pm

    Thanks so much for the pattern! I use this great site: http://www.printfriendly.com/ It allows me to copy the URL of your pattern into their site and then it creates a PDF file and/or I can then print the pages!

    I do have a question! lol What brand of cotton yarn did you make yours out of? They are so cute!
    Thanks and God bless!

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  • Barb
    May 28, 2016 at 7:44 pm

    My daughter and I want to make these but we can’t open the pattern, even clicking on link doesn’t work.

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  • Gloria
    May 28, 2016 at 8:54 pm

    I’m with Nancy…I do not understand the toe part and I am also ending up with a tongue looking result. Also did you decrease at all from row 2-9. Mine are very loose and bigger than the sole. Yours looks like it gets smaller toward the top.

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  • Leanne Stephenson
    May 28, 2016 at 9:03 pm

    Thanks so much Jess for this amazing pattern. I live in Australia and it is winter here. When my husband showed me the pattern on face book I straight away thought of my 3 daughters for Christmas presents. They love their thongs like a lot of Aussies do and I thought they would love these slippers. This is going to be my Winter project then they will be ready for our summer.
    I will send you a photo of the girls with them on once their finished. Thanks again all the way from Oz.
    Cheers Lee

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 11, 2016 at 9:21 pm

      Hello from the USA, Leanne! I would LOVE to see a photo of your finished slippers! I think your daughters will appreciate them too. My mom just made a pair for herself as well 🙂

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  • Beth
    May 28, 2016 at 9:27 pm

    I’m not seeing the link for the pattern to make the crochet flip flop slippers? I read through the whole page…what did I miss? Is there any way you could email it to me through the email I provide?

    Please and thank you,
    Beth

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  • Rene
    May 28, 2016 at 9:41 pm

    Hi, Jess wonderful pattern. Iam having a little problem starting off the pattern with the first sc. can you help with a visual. Thank you!

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  • Rosie
    May 28, 2016 at 9:51 pm

    I know you probably already said but, what kind of yarn do you use? Because if I were to go out into the rain to go get the mail I don’t want the yarn to fall apart.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 11, 2016 at 9:19 pm

      I used worsted weight cotton called “I love this cotton.” It’s from Hobby Lobby. I think any worsted weight yarn would do though.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Beth
    May 28, 2016 at 10:43 pm

    What do plug the holes up with?

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  • Rita Diehl
    May 28, 2016 at 11:27 pm

    thank u ,I crochet knit , quilt ,so Iwill be trying these patterns

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  • Brenda
    May 29, 2016 at 1:31 am

    Do you have to make the cluster?

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  • Jolanbde van de Beld
    May 29, 2016 at 5:51 am

    Thank you for this gorgeous pattern! I love it!

    Greetz from The Netherlands!

    Jolande

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  • Jolande van de Beld
    May 29, 2016 at 5:53 am

    Sorry, my name was not correct. It is Jolande (without the b in between, lol!)

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  • Nicole
    May 29, 2016 at 1:57 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing this pattern. I haven’t had any problems until I started the top part. I keep going through how to attach the yarn to the toe and then after at the skipping a stitch and chaining two and then going back into beginning stitch has me confused . . .
    Do you attach and then skip a stitch, SC, chain two, and then slip stitch to starting stitch?

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  • Peggy Wright
    May 29, 2016 at 5:47 pm

    sorry, there is no pattern instructions above the comments. Can you please send it to me?

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  • Rachel
    May 29, 2016 at 7:28 pm

    These look so cute !! Thanks for this pattern!! I can’t wait to make these !!☺️?????

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  • Cheryl Ward
    May 29, 2016 at 9:28 pm

    I want to make several different colored Slippers, but I am having problems printing out your pattern for the Slippers With Flip Flops. Could you please help in telling me a better way to doing it, without having to print out all of those pages,, and not just the instructions.
    Thanks ahead of time.

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  • Stephanie
    May 29, 2016 at 9:29 pm

    Hi, I’ve made it to the top of the slipper and am having a very hard time with the intrauctions with the pattern. I’ve placed my markers 10 stitches apart but I cannot figure out how to get it going. I’d appreciate some help. Thank you!!!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 31, 2016 at 12:31 am

      Hey Stephanie,

      A few people had questions about this section. I found it pretty hard to explain when writing the pattern, so I’m glad you’re all asking clarifying questions 🙂 I’ve updated that part of the pattern with more detail. Have a look and see if it helps! (Also looking at the photo directly below the first row of the toe might help too.)

      Thanks!

      Jess

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  • Carly Lipps
    May 29, 2016 at 9:46 pm

    Do you sell preordered ones? I’d love 2 pairs, one for my mom and myself.

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  • Linda Kruger
    May 30, 2016 at 3:03 am

    I am knitting slippers for the grand children. My son send me the link for the flipflop slippers. Is he trying to tell me something??

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  • Julia Edwards
    May 30, 2016 at 7:33 am

    How do I print this pattern?

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  • Melissa
    May 30, 2016 at 10:35 am

    Hello. Thank you so much for the free slipper pattern!! I’ve had many coworkers tag me in this pattern 🙂 I have started one slipper and I’m having trouble with round 1 of the slipper top. I’m not understanding where to begin my first stitch.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 31, 2016 at 12:28 am

      Hey Melissa,

      I’m going to add a few more photos in the next couple of days, but in the meantime I added more written explanation in that section of the pattern. Check it out and see if it helps clarify things a bit. 🙂

      Jess

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  • Shelley
    May 30, 2016 at 11:05 am

    I saw these and immediately wanted to make them but I had one small problem. I’d never crocheted before! I went to the store and bought all of the supplies and after practicing sc over and over in a rectangle I decided to give these a shot. I did well (although getting through the flip flop soles initially proved to be quite the challenge) up until I got to the toe area. I watched several videos on how to half double crochet but for some reason I just couldn’t quite understand what to do when connecting the first stitch to the side of the toe area. No matter, I made something up (after watching several other videos) and my first shoe came together! Fits pretty well, although it does not look as slim as yours, definitely a bit bulkier in the sides, and the toe area is pretty different but not unattractive. If you could get a video of your technique up, it would really help me as well as other beginners I’m sure. If you are shy, most videos I’ve seen don’t even show faces, just hands set up in front of a camera. Really all I need on video is the toe section. The rest was pretty easy, even for a beginner! Everyone should give this a try!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 31, 2016 at 12:27 am

      Holy moly, Shelley! This was your first project!?! I am totally blown away! Good for you for tackling it! I’m seriously so impressed. Even for us more experienced crocheters, the first couple rows around the flip flop is a little awkward so you’re not alone there. I really hope to make a video soon. I think it could help a lot of people.

      Congrats on mastering a new skill! What are you going to try making next!?

      Jess

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      • Kristine
        June 3, 2016 at 8:29 pm

        A video would be wonderful!!!!!

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  • Doddie Guthrie Greenhill
    May 30, 2016 at 12:32 pm

    I having trouble understanding the following:

    Rows 2-9: With larger hook, cont in sc around the sole. (Crochet in the round. You don’t need to sl st and ch 1 at the end of each row.)

    Place two stitch markers in the middle of the sole. This is where the back “lip” of your slipper will taper off to.

    Row 9 cont: sc to 1 stitch before first marker, sl st, turn.

    Does this mean I complete Row 9 and 1/2 before starting row 10:

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 31, 2016 at 12:24 am

      Hey Doddie,

      Yes, so you’ll work row 9 all around the slipper, returning to the point where you originally tied your yarn on. Then you’ll pause, add the stitch markers, and then continue crocheting in the same direction without turning your work to complete the rest of row 9 (to the stitch marker).

      Then you’ll turn and head back toward the heel and eventually the stitch marker on the other side.

      Does that make sense? 🙂

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  • BJ
    May 30, 2016 at 3:44 pm

    am having trouble with the very first row. can you do a video or picture of how to do it??? thanks

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 31, 2016 at 12:22 am

      Yes, BJ, I’ll add a few extra photos as soon as I can 🙂 In the meantime, I’ve added a bit more written description in that section of the pattern that might help you get going.

      Thanks for the suggestion to add more photos!

      Jess

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  • Annie
    May 30, 2016 at 5:01 pm

    Hi!
    Oh I LOVE these little slippers! I was so excited when I first saw this pattern and couldn’t wait to start making my first pair! They are just the cutest….they look so summery! Thank you soooo very much for sharing your wonderful pattern!
    I’m presently in the process of crocheting my first one and so far things are coming out good. I’m now beginning to start the toe area and I have a question…. I’m so sorry I’m so dense with this but I’m having a little trouble understanding the beginning of Row 1 instructions. Could you please clarify/explain this area (below) a little more if possible?

    Where the instructions say “Row 1: With the toe facing toward you, attach the yarn at the right marker. sk 1 sc from the marked stitch and begin in next sc, ch 2, sl st into sc where marker is,….” (I understand from this point on).

    I understand I’m to attach the yarn in the same stitch that has the right marker in it. Then I’m to skip 1 sc (moving left towards center of toe area), then chain into the next sc (?), chain 2…..and it’s at this point where I’m confused. Instruction says to slip stitch into the sc where marker is. So it appears I will be moving to the right again?

    I thank you so much for any help you can me give with this! I can’t wait to finish my first pair!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 31, 2016 at 12:21 am

      Hey Annie!

      This part of the pattern was really tricky for me to explain, so thanks for asking a great clarifying question. I’m sure others are wondering the same thing. I’ve updated the pattern with a bit more detail above. Here’s what it says:

      Row 1: With the toe facing toward you, attach the yarn at the right marker. sk 1 sc from the marked stitch and sl st into next sc (left of the marker), ch 2, sl st back into sc where right marker is, 2 hdc in same sc you began in (cluster made), sk 2 sc, 3 hdc in next sc, sk 2 sc, 3 hdc, sk 2 sc, sl st into marked sc, sl st in next sc (up the left edge of the slipper), turn.

      So in plain English: Essentially, you’re attaching the yarn in the same stitch the marker is in. Then skipping a stitch (toward the left), slip stitching into that stitch and then chaining 2. You’ll attach those chained stitches with a slip stitch back into the same right side marked stitch you began in. So yes, you work to the right again temporarily to attach the cluster and then head toward the left like you’d normally crochet a row.

      I hope that makes a little more sense? Looking at the photo right below this section of the pattern (that shoes the toe and the stitch markers might be helpful too.)

      Happy crocheting ?

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      • Annie
        May 31, 2016 at 1:54 am

        Hi Jess!

        Wow – thank you for writing back so quickly! I understand your instructions perfectly….you couldn’t have explained any better! I so appreciate all the time you took in explaining this step in further detail….thanks so much Jess!
        Annie

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  • Emily
    May 30, 2016 at 6:51 pm

    Could you please clarify row 1 of the toe? I read it as: to attach at the marker, then skip, then go back to the marker, without working anything into the stircg you skipped to? Is it actually attach to the right OF the marker?

    It could be easy, but it’s confusing the heck out of me.

    Any help would be appreciated.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 31, 2016 at 12:19 am

      Emily–

      This part of the pattern was really tricky for me to explain, so thanks for asking a great clarifying question. I’m sure others are wondering the same thing. I’ve updated the pattern with a bit more detail above. Here’s what it says:

      Row 1: With the toe facing toward you, attach the yarn at the right marker. sk 1 sc from the marked stitch and sl st into next sc (left of the marker), ch 2, sl st back into sc where right marker is, 2 hdc in same sc you began in (cluster made), sk 2 sc, 3 hdc in next sc, sk 2 sc, 3 hdc, sk 2 sc, sl st into marked sc, sl st in next sc (up the left edge of the slipper), turn.

      So in plain English: Essentially, you’re attaching the yarn in the same stitch the marker is in. Then skipping a stitch (toward the left), slip stitching into that stitch and then chaining 2. You’ll attach those chained stitches with a slip stitch back into the same right side marked stitch you began in.

      I hope that makes a little more sense? Looking at the photo right below this section of the pattern (that shoes the toe and the stitch markers might be helpful too.)

      Happy crocheting 🙂

      Jess

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  • Kathy B.
    May 30, 2016 at 9:12 pm

    Love this pattern. Very creative use for flip flops. Thank you for sharing th is pattern.

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  • Rebecca Woods
    May 30, 2016 at 9:49 pm

    I am currently working one a pair for a friend after making a first practice pair for myself. I love them! Thank you so much for sharing the pattern and all of the helpful information! 😀

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 31, 2016 at 12:08 am

      Awesome, Rebecca. What a lucky friend you have! I appreciate your kind words.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Tashina
    May 30, 2016 at 11:23 pm

    This is such a wonderful idea and I followed your pattern to a T I am an expert crocheter and often make my own patterns myself. This pattern poorly written making it pretty hard to follow but I continued anyways to see what would happen. It did not at all turn out like the ones pictured. I suggest having someone you know that can crochet well try out the pattern and see if it happens to them too. Then you could revise it so it doesn’t happen to others.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 31, 2016 at 12:08 am

      Hey Tashina,

      I’m sorry to hear you struggled with it. I have had many readers send me photos of their finished slippers so I know that the pattern is working for some. I do understand though that there is a lot of variability in the size of flip flops used, the number of holes poked, the tightness of someone’s stitches, all of which will influence the final outcome of the pattern. I really enjoy crocheting and am constantly working on my pattern writing skills. If you’d like to email me with the sections you found confusing, I’d be happy to take a look at clarifying the pattern. MakeAndDoCrew (at) gmail (dot) com

      Thanks.

      Jess

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  • Kathleen
    May 31, 2016 at 5:37 am

    Hi Jess, Thank you so much for sharing your pattern with everyone. It was an awesome thing to do. It was the answer to a prayer for me, as I needed something like this for vacation, but can not wear thong shoes or any sandal that goes between the toes. I am attempting this pattern because I do like the idea you had, however, as I crochet, my shoes are not pulling in like yours. They seem to be more boatlike as I do the rows. Am I doing something wrong or is this going to correct itself, or do i need to start skipping some stitches? My shoe size is obviously larger than yours, so I am wondering how to adjust the crochet to make the shoe fit closer.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 31, 2016 at 4:49 pm

      Hey Kathleen!

      So happy you came across my pattern before you go on vacation. I have made a couple pairs of these now, and from what I can tell, it sounds like your holes might be a little closer together than mine, which is creating more stitches total, which is keeping the crocheting from tightening up like in my photos. I think your idea to do a simple decrease (sc-dec) in a few places around the toe and heel would correct this. Here’s a good photo tutorial about how to do a sc-decrease in case you need any help. Hope that makes sense!

      http://www.purlsoho.com/create/2013/07/26/single-crochet-decrease/

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      • Kathleen
        May 31, 2016 at 4:59 pm

        OMG!!! Thank you so much!!! It is so nice of you to respond to all of these inquiries, each of them different. What you said is exactly correct, my stitches do look like more, so I am on my way to decreasing.I will let you know how this turned out.Thanks again!!

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  • Kathleen Sabo
    May 31, 2016 at 12:08 pm

    I love the pattern, got the flip flops, but cant get the pattern to print!

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  • Grace Hibdon
    May 31, 2016 at 2:29 pm

    Would be interested in the next patterns you make.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 11, 2016 at 9:11 pm

      Thanks so much, Grace! Feel free to subscribe in the box above this comment area and I’ll send you my once weekly digest of the patterns I posted from that week.

      Happy crocheting!

      jess

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  • Denise
    May 31, 2016 at 5:23 pm

    Will this pattern work with other yarn? Worsted weight 4?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 11, 2016 at 9:10 pm

      I think any worsted weight yarn will work fine! I just used cotton because I tend to like it a lot and I thought it’d be nice and cool for summertime.

      Happy crocheting!

      jess

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  • Pam
    May 31, 2016 at 6:53 pm

    I’ve completed the shoe and starting the top. I have the 2 markers in place. I’m having trouble with Row 1. You say:

    With the toe facing toward you, (1) attach the yarn at the right marker. (2) sk 1 sc from the marked stitch and begin in next sc, (3) ch 2, sl st into sc where marker is, 2 hdc in same sc you begin in (cluster made), sk 2 sc, 3 hdc in next sc, sk 2 sc, 3 hdc, sk 2 sc, sl st into marked sc, sl st in next sc (up the left edge of the slipper), turn.

    OKay, I attach yarn to the same stitch the marker is in (1). Then, (2) I’m skipping one stitch and beginning in the next stitch (you mean the 2nd stitch from the marker). Then chain 2 (3) and slip stitch into where the marker is. **This is where I”m having trouble. I thought I was supposed to start on the 2nd stitch from the marker?

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  • Maria
    June 1, 2016 at 2:36 am

    How can I make the slipers? I need to see the video

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  • Sue
    June 1, 2016 at 6:31 am

    Do. You have a you tube video? That would be great!

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  • Michelle
    June 1, 2016 at 8:25 am

    Thanks for this pattern, I am very excited to try. One idea to make them sturdier if you are worried about ripping through the sole. You could put the holes straight through the sole instead of on an angle, then for the first row use that plastic thread (like that lanyard material) then after the first row switch to the cotton. (I might try it both ways to see which is better)

    A clarifying question. which way do you crochet around the sole, or which side faces out? Are you going clockwise – so the right side is facing out, or counter clockwise – so the right side ends up on the inside of the slipper. Thanks very much.

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  • Ladee
    June 1, 2016 at 10:27 am

    To make these “outdoor” slippers I would use 2 of the thinner Dollar Tree flip flops. Remove thong from both pair. Crochet your slippers using one pair, then glue the extra soles onto the bottom of your slippers. I don’t know if hot glue will hold up for this. I would use something like Liquid Nails or Contact Cement.
    If you made a pair like this you could also make your holes from top to bottom instead of at an angle. The crochet thread would be less likely to rip the rubber. It would also protect the thread from wear when you glue the other sole to the bottom.
    Just a thought…

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  • t
    June 1, 2016 at 5:08 pm

    I don’t understand where to put the stitch markers and the turning with them. Do you have a video that I could watch to better understand?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 11, 2016 at 9:06 pm

      I’m putting together a video and hope to have it up soon. In the meantime, I hope that the photos above can help you figure out where the stitch markers belong. If you mimic the photos closely as far as placement, you should be in good shape.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Teresa
    June 1, 2016 at 6:15 pm

    I may have missed it and at the risk of sounding stupid How many holes do you poke in your shoes, say like for a medium

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  • Janie
    June 1, 2016 at 6:35 pm

    Do you have a video tutorial for this pattern. Crocheted slippers ???

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  • Pam
    June 1, 2016 at 8:19 pm

    Thanks for the clarification on row 1. It did help and still look forward to more pictures (and even a video someday).

    FYI: This seemed to work pretty good for me. To make my holes I used a large needle and ‘sewed’ around the shoe; then crocheted into those stitches. It was very easy to ‘sew’ sideways into the foam. (just a little variation). Thanks again for this great pattern.

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  • Lindsey
    June 1, 2016 at 9:34 pm

    Hello! I made the mistake of poking too many holes (90 for a size 10 flip flop) and enduring is far too loose. I realize I’ll have to start the stitching over again, but would you recommend I just skip over holes in the sandle or do the forest row using all holes and decreasing my stiches in subsequent rows? How that was a clearly worded question.

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    • Lindsey
      June 1, 2016 at 9:36 pm

      Oh, autocorrect! The proper words were: everything, first row, and hope.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 2, 2016 at 12:28 am

      I think either could work, Lindsey. If you can evenly skip holes, I’d just do that, but if not, I think doing some sc-dec around the toe and heel might work too. The good thing is that I think you’ll be able to tell pretty quickly if whatever you try is working because you can just try it on your foot 🙂

      Good luck!!

      Jess

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  • Mindy Lea
    June 1, 2016 at 11:41 pm

    For those of you who are not able to crochet, I have the go ahead to plug my Etsy shop on this wonderful pattern made by Make And Do Crew. Thank you Jess! I put a picture of my second pair on Pinterest and got to meet this wonderful lady in virtual world.
    We have many color options in stock. Go to our shop LovingLea Created at https://www.etsy.com/shop/LovingLeaCreated and check the Lightweight slippers with the Flip Flop sole out! You can also request a custom order if we do not have a color that interests you in stock.

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  • Erin
    June 2, 2016 at 8:16 am

    Is there a video link or YouTube video showing at the very least the highlights and some tutorial? I’m self taught and can’t really read patterns well, and rely on YouTube videos as I crochet. It would be greatly appreciated.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 11, 2016 at 9:03 pm

      Hey Erin,

      I’m working on a video and hope to have it up soon. I’ll add a note to this post as soon as I do 🙂

      Jess

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  • Jp
    June 2, 2016 at 10:39 am

    I just made my first pair and was wanting to make one for my 5 year old granddaughter and was wondering if I still do theb9 rows or would I use less for her?

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  • Sarah Andy
    June 2, 2016 at 12:29 pm

    Hi
    Just made myself a pair of these, their great. Sadly can’t post a picture as not on instagram. Thanks so much for creating the pattern.

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  • Jp
    June 2, 2016 at 3:23 pm

    Can you please tell me if 9 rows will be too big for a kids shoes?

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  • Shelly
    June 2, 2016 at 9:52 pm

    So I used heavy thread and poked too many holes so I had to decrease the first 2 rows… I love them. I used a braided cord of the same yarn to make them fit better. They are so cute and comfy!!

    Next time I will use the correct materials. Thank you for sharing this pattern!!

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  • Ladee
    June 3, 2016 at 12:18 am

    I posted a comment. It said “waiting for moderation” or something like that for 3 days then disappeared. No wonder there were no follow-up comments.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 10, 2016 at 4:35 pm

      Hey Ladee,

      You’re right. All comments get moderated. The response to this pattern has been huge and I’ve been going through them as quickly as I can get to them while still caring for my family. Thanks for your patience.

      Jess

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  • Shirlene
    June 3, 2016 at 10:51 am

    I made a pair with the holes 1/4″ apart like you suggested and they had no ‘curl’ to them so I did a few decrease rows and that worked, sort of. Do you think that holes 1/2″ apart are too far? I love the idea and have had many people as me to meek these for them. Thanks for the pattern!

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    • Shirlene
      June 3, 2016 at 10:53 am

      WOW, nice spell check huh!!? (Ask me to make, it should read!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 10, 2016 at 4:33 pm

      Hey Shirlene,

      Maybe something in between, like about 1/3″ or 1 cm? You’re right though, if there’s no “curl,” there needs to be fewer stitches total.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Cindy
    June 3, 2016 at 3:00 pm

    So I haven’t seen this addressed and noticed it wasn’t fixed in the photos: what do you do about the holes the plastic thongs you cut out left behind? Did you plug them with something? I know some people who reuse that bottom round part by cutting it down and glue it in place then cover it on the inside with moleskin. I was just curious if there was a different way. I wouldn’t want to be walking around and catch one of those holes on the bottom on something and have it tear after all that hard work.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 10, 2016 at 4:32 pm

      Hey Cindy,

      Yes, you could definitely glue the plugs back into the bottom. Since these are meant to be house slippers and not worn outside, I just left the holes open. (More ventilation for summer time ;))

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  • Danielle
    June 3, 2016 at 7:59 pm

    Hi Jess, fabulous crochet pattern. I’m crocheting the same size 9 as you (Australian though) so might be slightly different. I’ve shaped the heel and are ready to commence the toe, however the height isn’t enough based upon your pattern. My question is could I just continue some more rounds to get the correct height, even though I’ve already shaped the heel?
    Kind regards, Danielle

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 10, 2016 at 4:31 pm

      Hello from the USA, Danielle! Yes, I think you could. It would just mean that your top section would come a little higher up on your foot (toward your ankle). It would be pretty minor though.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Linda Ann
    June 4, 2016 at 5:03 am

    I have crocheted for years, and found this extremely frustrating. I made one slipper, and it was huge. I ripped it out, used a smaller needle and again it was too big. (My holes are 1/4″ apart like you said.) The third time I decreased one or more times in almost every row. Too big. This time, I’m again decreasing and eliminated 2 rows completely. If it doesn’t fit now, I’m throwing the whole project away. I think you need help writing patterns.

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    • A Bee
      June 20, 2016 at 5:45 pm

      Or, you could try the other things mentioned in the pattern. Namely, getting flip flops a size down from your usual size and trying the holes 1/3″ apart (pattern does say 1/4″ to 1/3″).

      My first try with a regular size flip flop and holes 1/4″ was waaaaay too big and no “curl”. I sized down and made the holes 5/16″ apart, and they’re turning out fabuloso.

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  • Megan
    June 4, 2016 at 9:43 am

    I have just started mine and I just have a quick question…when doing the first row, you say to insert the needle from top to bottom. Is this crocheted with the wrong side out…? I just want to be sure I am starting right since its crocheted in the round. So as I placed my first row, I went around the sole in a counterclockwise direction. I hope this makes sense.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 10, 2016 at 4:29 pm

      Hey Megan,

      I do mine in the clockwise direction with the outside (right side) facing me. Has it worked out for you okay to do it the other way?

      Jess

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  • JP
    June 4, 2016 at 12:35 pm

    Why won’t anyone answer my question? I made one pair of these and now I want to make a pair for my granddaughter but she is five years old. Would 9 rows not be too big for her? Any suggestions? Thank you for the great pattern! I love it!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 10, 2016 at 4:28 pm

      Hey JP,

      Thanks for your patience. The response to this pattern has been pretty awesome and I haven’t been able to respond to everyone’s questions and comments as quickly as I’d like. I just posted a pattern for toddler-sized boat shoe slipper in which the heel is crocheted in the same way as this pattern. You might like to check out the dimensions of that to get an idea of what would work for a kid. Also, you could always have her mother or father measure that part of her foot to get an idea of how high you need to make it.

      Happy crocheting!

      jess

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  • Tally erp 9
    June 5, 2016 at 2:16 am

    I wish I knew how to crochet! They’re beautiful!

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  • Jennifer
    June 5, 2016 at 5:19 pm

    Hi,
    Working on crocheting a pair now. I have a question about round 9 should I do the enitire row sc then put the markers in or put the markers in before row 9. I keep getting one side higher and not sure what my issue is. These are super cute!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 7, 2016 at 4:42 pm

      Put the markers in once you’ve worked the first part of row 9. So follow exactly the steps of the pattern by (row 9) sc to the heel point you began the slipper at. Then place the markers. Then (row 9 cont.) keep sc in the same direction you were already going until you reach the first marker and follow the directions for the end of row 9.

      Hope that makes sense! Let me know if not 🙂

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  • Robin Howell
    June 5, 2016 at 6:19 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing this pattern. I am trying to make these, but am having difficulty with the top (toe) part as a lot of others have. But I think my BIGGEST issue is this part:

    “Find the approximate midpoint of the front of the slipper. Place stitch markers 10 stitches apart at the toe.”

    Do I need to count 10 SC from the center on the R and L or do I count just 10 SC altogether like, 5 on the R and 5 on the L.

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  • Margaret
    June 5, 2016 at 8:26 pm

    Thought you might get a chuckle out of this. When I was growing up my mom called these sandles/thongs SNAPPING SLIPPERS!!!

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  • Jillian
    June 7, 2016 at 11:32 am

    I am having some issues with the first row for the slipper top where it says “sl st back into sc where right marker is”. So I’m essentially working to the right and not to the left? I’m having a hard time getting my yarn to want to do this without becoming a mess. Please help! Thank you.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 7, 2016 at 10:36 pm

      Yes, you’re working back to the right for just one stitch to anchor the right side of your cluster to the edge of the slipper side. Does that make sense? Once it’s anchored, you work to the left just like normal crochet.

      Hope that helps!

      Jess

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      • Jillian
        June 8, 2016 at 10:24 am

        Yes that does help. And then you do the 2 hdc where you did the first sl st correct? I might be getting more confused than I need to because when I do this, I don’t have 2 stitches to skip before doing a sl st in the marker on the left side.

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        • Janelle
          June 9, 2016 at 8:28 pm

          This is where I am having difficulty, as well. I just can’t figure out how the instructions are supposed to fit in a 10 stitch area. For each “sk 2 sc”, if I skip one and sc into the 2nd stitch each time, I still end up with 11 spots, sl st into stitch 12 to the left before turning. If I skip the 2 and sc into a third stitch, I end up with the last sl st 15 stitches to the left. I am not used to following patterns, though, so I may be reading something wrong?

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          • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
            June 10, 2016 at 4:11 pm

            Hey!

            So, the sk 2 sc should be skipping two single crochets. So you’ll be putting the next stitch that’s called for (a hdc, I assume) in the third stitch over. (There will be two empty stitches in between.) Does that make sense? Good for you for giving pattern reading a shot! 🙂

            Jess

  • Val Lee
    June 8, 2016 at 12:39 am

    Thank you so much for sharing this gorgeous pattern. I’m a learner crocheter and have two daughters egging me on to to give these a bash as they love them..so today this is my mission.. thanks again. 🙂

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 10, 2016 at 4:23 pm

      Hey Val,

      Congrats on learning a new life skill! I think everyone could benefit from having something so wonderful to do with their hands.

      Good luck!

      Jess

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  • Michelle
    June 8, 2016 at 7:32 pm

    I’m having a hard time with Row 9. I had started the heel portion of the pattern only to see that one side of the heel is higher than the other. I pulled out all the way to just before Row 9.

    Per the pattern, I began Row 1 on the heel. I am just about ready to start Row 9 and I’m at the heel where I originally joined my yarn. Do I start Row 9, place the first stitch marker once I pass where it is supposed to go and continue all the way around to where I joined the yarn (placing 2nd stitch marker where necessary) and then continue around to the 1st marker? If that’s the case, one side will be higher by an additional row. I’m making these slippers for my sister-in-law and I am hoping you can clarify.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 10, 2016 at 4:18 pm

      Hey Michelle,

      When you get to the back of the heel (row 9), you’ll place your stitch markers and then continue on in the same direction to the first stitch marker (so just a few inches down the side of the slipper). This is called “row 9 cont.” in the pattern. Once you finish row 9, you’ll turn your work and head back around the heel in the other direction. Doing it this way should result in both sides being the same height.

      Hope that makes sense!

      Jess

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  • Ashley
    June 8, 2016 at 8:08 pm

    Hi.. was wondering if worsted weight acrylic yarn would work or is it only cotton yarn that works best?

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  • Gail
    June 9, 2016 at 6:57 am

    I have a different problem, I have small feet and wear like a size 5 shoe. Any ideas on how to make these smaller? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 10, 2016 at 4:15 pm

      Hey Gail,

      Check out the “notes” section above for a few ideas! I think doing the pattern as is but maybe skipping the final row in the “top” section would work fine.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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    • Cynthia
      June 23, 2016 at 5:27 am

      Check out this link. It is for a child. But I found that you don’t really need a pattern for each different size. As long as you keep the holes no more than 1/4″ apart, the rest will just flow through. June adjust the 2/3 length where you put the loops and also adjust the length of the tongue by increasing the chain length. . For the men’s, I also made the tongue wider. You can either add more increases or add more rows where there is no increases.
      https://makeanddocrew.com/crochet-toddler-boat-shoe-slippers-flip-flop-soles/

      I hope I explained clearly and not confused anyone more!

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  • Liz
    June 9, 2016 at 12:23 pm

    Finished my first flip flop slipper. I’m making a pair for my daughter who is 6’2″ so has long feet of size 12. It took a couple of times of creating and taking apart but, I think I got it.
    Thanks.
    Liz

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 10, 2016 at 4:11 pm

      So awesome, Liz! I love how customizable these are. My mom wears a size 11 and just made a cute pair as well.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Beth
    June 10, 2016 at 11:04 pm

    HI…I have went through all the comments to get help with row 9, but your answers are somewhat different for all three. Can you please explain it clearly for me? Thank you so much

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 11, 2016 at 9:01 pm

      Hey Beth,

      In row 9, your single crocheting until you get to the back of the heel where you started. At that point, you pause, put stitch markers in the appropriate places and then continue sc in the same direction you were working (called row 9 cont in the pattern) until you get to the stitch marker, where you complete the end of row 9 cont. At that point, you turn the slipper and head back in the other direction (row 10) toward the heel and eventually the other stitch marker.

      Hope that helps.

      Jess

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  • Tess
    June 11, 2016 at 4:54 pm

    I’m confused as to why my SC looks so much different then yours on these shoes. I’ve been crocheting for 30 years, so I know what a sc should look like and mine is not as loose as yours.

    Any way you have a video for this pattern?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 11, 2016 at 8:58 pm

      I am working on a video, Tess, and I hope to have it up soon 🙂

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    • A Bee
      June 20, 2016 at 5:58 pm

      Less holes around the sole and crochet *tightly*. That’s what gave mine that sort of see-through holey look like the pattern photos.

      My first try I placed the holes 1/4″ apart and just used [my] regular tension, and it was coming out a clunky mess. Second try I went 5/16″ apart and really tightened up my tension. (Except for that first row of sc’s into the actual flip flop. I left that loose-ish.)

      Reply
  • Michele Van Brabant
    June 12, 2016 at 2:46 pm

    I ordered the pdf but did not get page 4 when I printed it. Now can’t find original to print it.Is there anyway you could send it to me

    Reply
    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 12, 2016 at 3:36 pm

      Hey Michele,

      I just emailed you 🙂

      Reply
      • Michele
        June 13, 2016 at 6:35 pm

        Yes got it. Thanks so much for your quick response! Made a pair today . An awesome pattern!

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  • Angie
    June 13, 2016 at 8:49 am

    I love this pattern. I started making a yellow pair with white sole and found that there was too much sole left at the back of the heel, I guess that is why you said to buy a size smaller. I got the first one made and noticed this and the pattern worked out exactly how you said it would. I just need to buy smaller flip flops. But the possibilities. I have scads of cotton peaches and cream in all different colours. I can make summer shoes to go with every outfit I wear, how cool is that. I do use a flip flop that has a harder sole, so it should last longer, but if it only lasts for one season…..just make another pair. I bought two pairs of similar shoes in Florida in January and just love them, was planning on buying more, I paid $50 a pair, now I can just make my own……love love love these. Thanks so much Jess for posting this pattern

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 14, 2016 at 3:27 pm

      What a wonderful story, Angie! I was thinking the same thing when I started to notice mine getting a little dirty. At first I was bummed, and then I just thought–it’s just another crochet opportunity to make a new project! 🙂

      How awesome that you can make your own shoes now for a couple bucks using supplies you already own. That is the best!

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Dawn
    June 15, 2016 at 6:17 pm

    Can you tell me if you have come out with the pattern for men’s slippers yet?

    Reply
    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 15, 2016 at 10:57 pm

      Hey Dawn,

      I haven’t yet, but I have some men’s flip flops in my craft room that are just waiting to be transformed! If you’d like to subscribe in the box on the sidebar or above this comment area, I’ll send an email once I’ve published the free pattern for them.

      Thanks for your question!

      Jess

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  • Robin
    June 17, 2016 at 7:21 am

    I have another question about the toe part. I understand the instructions but the issue is the stitches. So if I am placing the markers 10 stitches apart, and the fist cluster is the…….

    “attach the yarn at the right marker, sk 1 sc from the marked stitch and sl st into next sc (left of the marker) , ch 2, sl st back into sc where right marker is, 2 hdc in same sc you began in (cluster made)”

    Then the next 2 clusters are made by skipping 2 sc and making 3 hdc in the 3rd stitch, is that correct? If so you can’t skip 2 more sc at the end to sl st into the left marker, that will go past the left marker?

    Very confused on that part only’

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 22, 2016 at 9:48 pm

      Hey Robin,

      The first actual stitch (in the form of the ch 2) is going in one st to the left of the marker, which I don’t think was very clear how I had it written. Thanks for pointing that out. I’ve revised it up above, but here is it sort of “drawn” out as best I can with my keyboard. I hope this helps 🙂

      (Left marked stitch) (sk) (cl) (sk) (sk) (cl) (sk) (sk) (cl) (Right marked stitch–start here)

      Thanks for your feedback!

      Jess

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      • Robin Howell
        June 23, 2016 at 9:17 am

        Thank you. I will look at the revised pattern. 🙂

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      • Robin Howell
        June 25, 2016 at 11:32 am

        Thank you so much for rewording this. I understand much better now. I am working on my 2nd shoe of my 2nd pair.

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          June 26, 2016 at 2:25 pm

          Thank you so much for the feedback, Robin! I am so happy to hear that! I always aim to be as clear as possible, but I really appreciate readers like you who point out where I can improve a pattern.

          Happy crocheting!

          Jess

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  • Alta Van Wyngaard
    June 19, 2016 at 5:45 am

    Please I want patterns of these flip flops? I havr osteoarthritis in the feet and think this will do wobders to my feet. I can’t crochet but am willing to learn.

    many thanks and have blessed day

    Alta

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 21, 2016 at 11:40 pm

      Hey Alta,

      The pattern is above this comment area within the body of the post. If you’d like a printable version, you can buy it for $2.50 here.

      There are a few people making these on a commission basis and selling them as well if you don’t care to learn to make them yourself. (Although you might really enjoy it! 🙂

      Jess

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  • Jane
    June 20, 2016 at 2:09 pm

    I am looking forward to trying this fun project

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  • Shirley
    June 20, 2016 at 5:12 pm

    Much discussion and so many love these slippers. That’s enough to make a lot of us sit up and try this pattern. This is probably the #BestIdeaEver! Thank you for designing these.

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  • Rosie
    June 21, 2016 at 8:55 am

    I am having some trouble understanding the pattern. I have tried making one pair and they do not look like your photos. I must be doing something wrong. Are you going to make an instructional video? That would help me out on making these wonderful slippers.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 22, 2016 at 9:36 pm

      Hey Rosie,

      Yes! I’m hoping to have the video up very soon. I know some people have found that when their holes are a little too close together, the slippers don’t curve inward like in the photos. If this is what you’re running into, you might try doing some decreases early on in your rows so that you have fewer total stitches.

      If you’d like to subscribe in the box above, I’ll send an email when the video is finished. Otherwise, just keep checking back 🙂

      Jess

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      • Rosie
        June 23, 2016 at 3:31 pm

        Thank you. I did punch my holes further apart and seems to have worked. I can’t wait until your video is finished.

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  • Jessica Jensen
    June 22, 2016 at 1:06 pm

    I purchased the printable pattern for $2.50 and I still have not received it in my email. How long does this take to receive them? thanks

    Reply
    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 22, 2016 at 9:30 pm

      Hey Jessica,

      It might be worth checking your spam and junk folders as it def should arrive in less than 10 mins. I responded to your email though, so please let me know if you didn’t get what you need. Thanks for your patience!

      Jess

      Reply
  • Martha Holaday
    June 24, 2016 at 10:46 pm

    Hi, I have made a pair of these slippers, love them. I did make a few changes as I wanted to use a different type of yarn and a varigated yarn. Ok, couldn’t figure out how to post a picture of them on this site. Tried to go to [email protected], keeps bringing me back to this site, so don’t know how to get you a picture of the slippers. I did post them on Facebook!! Thanks so very much, love this idea. Plan on making a pair for my Great niece and nephew for a trip we are taking. Thought they would be great for them to wear in the rental van. That way their shoes (never know if it is rainy, muddy, etc) will be placed on a rug we will be taking for that purpose.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      July 3, 2016 at 1:23 pm

      Hey Martha,

      I’m so glad your slippers turned out! I’d love to see a picture! Feel free to email me at Jess (at) make and do crew (dot) com (no spaces and using the @ and . signs).

      Your great niece and nephew are so lucky to have you making things for them.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Mataya
    July 5, 2016 at 8:00 pm

    I have a question about rows 9+. Are they to make the heel or thw toe sidw thicker? I am struggling to understand.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      July 5, 2016 at 8:54 pm

      Hey Mataya,

      They are to make the back heel part a bit taller so that it doesn’t slide off the back of your foot. So for the row called “9 cont” and on, you will just be working in the back half of the slipper. Then you’ll fasten off and move on to the toe part.

      Does that make sense? Let me know if not!

      Jess

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  • Pam
    July 7, 2016 at 9:38 am

    I am in the process of making these slippers. 20+ years ago I made some house slippers only at the time I went from top to bottom and of course the yarn frayed with wearing so they didn’t last long. I then make some use the side to top hole method and they lasted for quite a while. I only had acrylic yarn to work with and not crochet at that time so I think using cotton now will greatly improve the slippers. I purchased some from Dollar Trees because they had some beautiful printed patterns that I thought would help enhance the slipper when finished. Big mistake. On the right flip flop I had 3 holes pull right through the rubber and on the left 2 holes pulled through. Because I remember from years ago that I needed to be very careful on spacing the holes, not to be too close to the edge of the flip flop and not to pull the yarn too tight when attaching the foundation row—I was very careful yet I ended up with some soles in each slipper. Since these are for me and are the first I am making, it will be fine but I will not be using Dollar Trees flip flops again and it such a shame because they had such a wonderful array of colors to choose from plus I purchased several pair. But they were only $1 so I am ok to give away or not to use them.

    I would like to add a note about the printing issue which seems to be a question posed quite often in the comments and I see on Facebook. I think it is great to offer a pdf and at a reasonable cost. Afterall, you are giving this pattern away free. If anyone has researched as I have done to make slippers using flip flops both online plus watching many YouTube videos,, at the local craft stores, in my crochet 4 crochet circles I go to weekly, and on Facebook crochet group sites one would greatly appreciate your efforts. But I am a bit computer savvy and I usually do a cut and paste into MicroSoft Word creating a document cutting out all the junk/advertising and that way I can resize photos to my size and make some print larger for my eyesight. My computer guru saw me doing this and went out online and added a “pdf” print driver for my HP printer. It is actually called “pdf995” and I have to hit the print popup option so I can choose this, or one of my 2 printers, or my Dymo labelmaker. By using this pdf995 print option it will take out all the junk/advertising. and cut down my “cut and paste” work giving me more time to crochet. You do still get some stuff that you may not want but instead of being lots of pages this reduces the document down to a reasonable size. When considering how much ink you use to print this can be very economical. I remember an online pattern if printed would have been 36 pages but using the pdf print program it was 4 pages. Again, that saves on printing, wear and tear of the printer, ink and paper costs.

    I do not know if you are using Ravelry but if you aren’t you might want to use it. Any member can add photos and comments on projects which I find very very helpful. This also gives me ideas of what colors of yarn or what kind of yarn to use on a project.

    Thank you kindly for sharing your pattern with the world.

    Blessings for a wonderful day,
    Pam aka Racie
    .

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  • Sue B D
    July 7, 2016 at 7:28 pm

    After getting the slipper made, I am quite confused how you worked the “toe” portion. Mine looks nothing even close to yours, and the directions are quite confusing. When I attempt the first few stitches of the first row of the toe, it almost gets all knotted and unworkable. Do you have a picture tutorial or video tutorial of this portion?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      July 7, 2016 at 11:39 pm

      Hey Sue,

      I’m sorry to hear you’re having trouble. Perhaps it would be helpful to check out the photos above that reference the toe section. I’ve also replied to many comments with further clarification on that section that might help answer your specific question. You might like to check those out in the comments section. Otherwise, if you’d like to let me know exactly where you’re having trouble, I’d be happy to try to help. 🙂

      Jess

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      • Sue B D
        July 8, 2016 at 12:06 pm

        I did compare mine to the pictures, and as I stated, mine look nothing like yours. I did attempt to look in the comments, but as there are so MANY of them, I gave up trying to find any that helped figure it out. At this point, I will try something different and come up with my own finish. If I can do that, I will share that with you, so that others who are having trouble with the toe portion have another choice for the finish.

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  • Sharon Urmanic
    July 8, 2016 at 10:48 am

    This is the second pair I’ve made love doing them. Your are right the flip flop from Walmart are better to do these on. The second pair I made on from Family Dollar.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      July 13, 2016 at 3:18 pm

      Sharon,

      I’m so glad you’re enjoying this pattern. I just stocked up from Walmart so that I have some for the winter 🙂

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

      Reply
  • Karen
    July 9, 2016 at 8:23 pm

    I ordered a pattern and still have not received it.

    Reply
    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      July 13, 2016 at 3:12 pm

      Hey Karen,

      I replied to your other comment (and sent you the pattern directly), but I’m noticing the email addresses you used for your comments are slightly different. If you don’t receive the pattern from me, please just send me an email and I’ll make sure you get the pattern! My email address is jess (at) makeanddocrew (dot) com.

      Thanks!

      jess

      Reply
  • Karen
    July 10, 2016 at 5:00 pm

    I ordered a pattern was charged and never received it. So upset.

    Reply
    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      July 13, 2016 at 3:07 pm

      That’s no good, Karen! Did you happen to check your spam or junk folder? Sometimes it ends up there. It would be from a company called “Gumroad” which is who delivers the patterns for me. Either way, I’m going to email it to you directly to the email address you used for this comment. Thanks for your patience!

      Jess

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  • Marcy Wells
    July 12, 2016 at 7:41 pm

    I love your shoe pattern! My holes were pretty messy, so I thought I’d try a different join to the shoe. Here’s what I came up with–when I posted it to my crochet FB group they were so curious that I made a quick video showing how.

    https://youtu.be/GEIK2JJ9Vqk

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      July 31, 2016 at 8:45 pm

      Marcy,

      This is awesome! I love the look of that clean line on the sole and your video is so helpful for anyone wanting to try it that way. Thanks so much for sharing!

      Jess

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    • Stephanie
      August 10, 2016 at 1:36 pm

      WiLloyd you do a video on how to do the top? I am very lost!!

      Reply
      • Stephanie
        August 10, 2016 at 1:38 pm

        Wow here I am with the auto correct too! Sorry!! *will you* make a video of the top of the toe 🙂

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          August 12, 2016 at 9:58 pm

          That autocorrect gets me every time too. And yes, I will make a video! 🙂

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          • D'Gee
            August 25, 2016 at 6:42 pm

            No video yet? I’m having the hardest time with the toe.

  • Susan
    July 19, 2016 at 8:03 pm

    I’m having trouble with the toe, I got the spacing of markers 10 stitches apart what I’m having trouble with is no matter which side I’m attaching yarn to the marker stitch the instructions says to sk 1 sc from marker stitch and begin in next sc ch 2 in the notes it’s states to the left, that is where my confusion is I’m thinking it’s to the right then back to marker stitch. I don’t know just having trouble with toe.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      July 31, 2016 at 8:41 pm

      Hey Susan,

      Sorry for the delay. Regardless of which foot you’re working on, attach the yarn on the right side of the toe (with the slipper facing you–see the photo) and then skip one stitch to the left to do the first stitch of the row. Then you’ll go back to the right for the next stitch, just to secure it into the marked stitch, from there, you’ll work the rest of the row heading left, just like you would a norma crochet row (assuming you’re right handed.)

      Hope that helps. Studying the photos of the toe section might help, although you might have already done that 🙂

      Jess

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  • Katie
    July 26, 2016 at 7:53 pm

    Hello, I am currently making these. Where did you start attaching your yarn for your first stitch? I started in the middle back of the heel. And as I’m reading ahead to row 9. I would have already done half of the heel lip before needing to turn and go back to other stitch marker and it would be uneven in rows on each half of one shoe.
    Is there a way around this..or would it be ok as is?

    I hope this makes sense.
    Thank you

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      July 30, 2016 at 2:08 pm

      Hey Katie,

      I attached in the back just like you’re talking about. You’re right that there’s an additional half row (row 9 cont), but it’s compensated for on the very last row when you work from the other side and stop at the mid-back where you started. Hope that helps!

      Jess

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  • Stephanie
    August 9, 2016 at 7:40 pm

    Ugh I have tried and tried and tried to do the top of the toe and I am completely lost! I am sure it has something to do with the fact this is my first crochet project. But I have tried and tried and tried. I have read comment, and looked at the pictures. Anyone that can help I would greatly appreciate it!!

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  • annie
    August 16, 2016 at 1:51 pm

    do you have explicaation crochet slipper pattern in french

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      August 16, 2016 at 3:19 pm

      I’m sorry, Annie, I don’t. I will let you know if I hear of any French readers making the pattern though because perhaps they could help translate it.

      Reply
  • Mackenzie
    August 24, 2016 at 7:17 pm

    Hello! I’m a little confused- you know how it says “Row 2-9” at that part? And then it says, “Row 9 cont.” Well, I was wondering, for row 9 do you crochet all the way around and then stop at the markers on your next round, or do you stop at the markers on the first part of row 9? Sorry if this sounds confusing, please explain!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      August 29, 2016 at 11:15 pm

      Hey Mackenzie,

      I totally understand why this part is a little tricky to figure out. If the heel closest to you, you’ll work row 9 from the right side to toward the back of the heel. Then when you reach the heel, you’ll continue in the same direction past the back of the heel to the stitch marker on the other side (left) where you’ll work that last section called “Row 9 cont”. Does that make sense? Feel free to ask more questions if not!

      Jess

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  • Rebecca
    August 27, 2016 at 9:23 pm

    My daughter’s recommendation: fill in holes on bottom of sole with flex shot. It should keep any stuff from getting in the slipper through the bottom… Starting the project now, I will update with any info about whether her recommendation will last or even work.. (she’s 11)

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      August 29, 2016 at 10:35 pm

      Hey Rebecca,

      That’s a really interesting idea! I had to look up Flex Shot to see what it was. It seems like your daughter might be onto something! Please do let us know how it turns out if you try it. I know a lot of other people are interested in plugging the holes in their flip flops too.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Chris
    August 29, 2016 at 5:47 am

    Do you have the same pattern for knitting? I don’t know how to crochet and I would love to make these!!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      August 29, 2016 at 4:43 pm

      Hey Chris,

      Unfortunately, I don’t currently have a knit version. My mom has ambitously tried to tackle it a few times and we can’t figure out how to make the needles cooperate with the rubber sole 🙁 I do have an Modern Crochet 101 course you can take for 99 cents with this link if you’d like to learn! http://skl.sh/2aaucCf

      Jess

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  • Alison
    August 30, 2016 at 1:37 pm

    Is there any chance of a youtube video tutorial as i find written patterns very hard to follow and understand as i am dyslexic.
    thanks

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      September 3, 2016 at 11:21 pm

      Hey Alison,

      I’m actually working on a video for a similar pair of shoes/slippers with flip flop soles that I hope to share in the next week or two. It might be a great way for you to make a pair. 🙂

      If you’d like to be notified when I post it, just subscribe in the box to the right toward the top of the page or below the post and I’ll send out a note with a link to the video.

      Jess

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  • Teri
    August 30, 2016 at 6:01 pm

    Wow! I hope I run across these at some craft show someday! They look super comfortable.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      September 5, 2016 at 2:22 pm

      They are REALLY comfy! 🙂 Super lightweight and soft. A few of my readers that are Etsy sellers will take commissions for these slippers if you’d like a pair. Just scroll through the comments and you’ll see where they’ve offered their services to others. 🙂

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  • Suzette
    August 30, 2016 at 6:30 pm

    I regret purchasing this pattern. I am not new to crochet and the top of the toes look NOTHING like the pictures. Is there EVER going to be a video. Don’t spend the money on the printed pattern. It is NO better than the free version.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      September 1, 2016 at 2:55 pm

      Hey Suzette,

      I’m sorry to hear you’re having trouble. My intention was never to imply that the pdf was “better” in any way. It’s just a way for people to have an ad-free, easily printable version if they’d like it. It’s the same content as the website. I’d be happy to refund your $2.50 if you’d like to tell me what email address you used to purchase it. (You can email me at Jess (at) makeanddocrew (dot) come if you don’t want to post your email address here.)

      Jess

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  • Janet
    August 30, 2016 at 10:03 pm

    This would be a great use of my flip flops that have stretched out but the soles are still great. I am pretty fussy about how slippery some are so I tend to feel the bottom always before I buy! I have done the split too many times with the slippery ones when I was younger and now that I am at the “break my hip age” I am careful that they have good soles.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      September 5, 2016 at 2:21 pm

      Lol, Janet, “break my hip age” cracked me up. These are some of the most comfortable slippers I’ve found. They are soft and SO lightweight. Of all the flip flops I’ve tried to convert into slippers, the 98 cent ones at Walmart seem to be some of the best, so even if you decide to splurge on a new pair to make slippers, it won’t cost you a lot. 🙂

      Jess

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  • Granny
    August 31, 2016 at 11:37 pm

    These slippers are so cute! Do you know anyone that has a similar pattern for knitting? I would love to make these (and those adorable toddler boat shoes) but I have a lot of trouble with crochet.

    Thanks.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      September 5, 2016 at 2:19 pm

      Hey Deb,

      My mom has been experimenting with a knitted version, but so far, we’re having a lot of trouble getting those darn needles to bend enough to fit the shape of the flip flop. 🙂 Even with double pointed needles, it’s proven tricky. My mom is pretty persistant though, so she might just figure it out. If so, I will def post a pattern. In the mean time, if you’re interested in practicing crochet, I have a Modern Crochet 101 class you can take for 99 cents with this link: http://skl.sh/2aaucCf As knitter, you might find crochet easier than you think because so much of the struggle is just knowing how to hold the yarn (which you practice a lot with knitting).

      Happy making!

      Jess

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  • camille scala
    September 1, 2016 at 6:13 am

    Can I purchase them? How much are they? What colors? You should sell them in stores.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      September 5, 2016 at 2:16 pm

      Hey Camille,

      I don’t make them to sell myself, but a few of my readers who are Etsy sellers do. If you scroll through the comments, you’ll see a couple of crocheters offering their services. Hope that helps! 🙂

      Jess

      Reply
  • Tracey Goleach
    September 1, 2016 at 11:01 am

    Can you download a tutorial video on youtube for this pattern? I can’t seem to get past row 9 :/

    Reply
  • Carolyn Mayzum
    September 1, 2016 at 11:48 am

    I ordered the pattern for the crochet slippers and have not received anything in my email. Please let me know why its not being sent. thank you.

    Reply
    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      September 1, 2016 at 2:49 pm

      Hey Carolyn,

      I’m sorry you’re having trouble. It is sent from a company called “Gumroad” and can sometimes take 5-10 mins to arrive. If you search your email and don’t see it, please send me an email and I’ll send it off to you directly 🙂

      jess (at) makeanddocrew (dot) com

      Reply
  • Delia McLaughlin
    September 9, 2016 at 2:26 pm

    I read the notes when I was in the yarn store. I had already bought the flip-flops in my usual size. They are humongous and look nothing like yours but are cute anyway. Thanks for sharing the pattern! BTW: I have two more pair but I made my hub go back and exchange the flip-flops for the smaller size. Hope they get done before a cruise next week!!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      September 10, 2016 at 4:14 pm

      Oh fun–a cruise! Yeah, for my first pair I ended up just cutting the back of the flip flops off to shorten them. They just fit differently as slippers than they do with the strap between your toes. Have a wonderful trip!!

      Jess

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  • Christina
    September 13, 2016 at 5:41 pm

    Hi Jess, Thank you so much for the pattern, the flip flops have been really fun to make, the only part i am having trouble with is the slipper top, Im not really understanding Row 1 and of course haven’t gotten any further yet, do you have a video showing how to do it please? Thank you

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      September 16, 2016 at 2:47 pm

      I’m hoping to make a video soon, Christina! Taking a close look at some of the photos of the top or reading the “in plain English” section might help, but I’m also happy to walk you through it if you have specific questions as you go.

      Jess

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      • Melanie
        September 26, 2016 at 11:31 pm

        Would you happen to have a handy dandy link to a video yet? ?

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          September 27, 2016 at 8:38 pm

          Hey Melanie,

          The videos are extremely time intensive and I haven’t gotten to recreating these slippers to film a video yet. I’m sorry! I did just finish a new flip flop shoe pattern though that includes a thorough video tutorial if you’d like to have a look. 🙂

          Reply
  • Kim Webb
    September 19, 2016 at 11:16 pm

    I would like to print this pattern for girls night in. I hate slippers, but I think I would like these.. I am a computer loser…..how do I print this?

    Reply
    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      September 27, 2016 at 2:46 pm

      Yes, these are super comfy! You can purchase the printable, ad-free pattern for $2.50 right here.

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

      Reply
  • Janeen Brown
    September 20, 2016 at 5:16 pm

    I just found this on Facebook – it’s brilliant! One thing that REALLY caught my eye, however (oddly enough) was your social sharing widget. Do you mind sharing what plugin you use? My blog is currently a bit of a cluster when it comes to social sharing, and I’m really struggling. When I pinned your generous crochet tutorial, I noticed that your social share lets you choose a custom Pinterest image and description – exactly what I need. I’d be most appreciative if you’d share which one you are using so I may emulate it. Thank you so much for sharing your crochet experience, as well as your beautiful blog! I look forward to connecting.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      September 27, 2016 at 2:45 pm

      Haha–I had asked another blogger this same thing when I saw it on her site. It’s called Social Warfare and I like it a log. It’s about $25/year, but I think it’s well worth it for that Pinterest functionality alone. Here’s my aff link if you’d like to use it: https://warfareplugins.com/?ref=338

      I look forward to connecting too! Congrats on your new book!

      Jess

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  • Pat Christopher
    September 20, 2016 at 7:31 pm

    Paid for the pdf over 30 minutes ago. Still have not seen it can someone check for me?

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    • Pat Christopher
      September 21, 2016 at 6:42 am

      Nest morning, still no pattern. Please send it to me or tell me where to get it. I paid you for it.
      Thank you

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      • Pat Christopher
        September 21, 2016 at 12:01 pm

        Next day at 1pm, no pattern. Please send pattern or refund the money.

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        • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
          September 27, 2016 at 2:42 pm

          Hey Pat,

          I’m so sorry you’ve been waiting. I’m quite behind on comments as my daughter just started school. You can always email me for a quicker response. The pattern should have come from “Gumroad.” In case you don’t find it when you search your email though, I’ll email it to you directly.

          Thanks for your purchase!

          Jess

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  • Stacy Russell
    September 30, 2016 at 6:45 am

    I don’t crochet but my daughter does. I love this idea and can’t wait to show her.
    I found your site when someone shared this on Facebook.
    Can’t wait to explore more on your site.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      October 12, 2016 at 4:21 pm

      Hey Stacy–welcome! I hope you can convince your daughter to make you a pair. They’re super comfy! If you ever want to learn yourself, you can take my Modern Crochet 101 course for 99 cents with my instructor referral link: http://skl.sh/2aaucCf

      🙂

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  • Shan
    November 10, 2016 at 11:25 am

    I’m poking holes in my flipflops right now :)) and it’s kinda fun ,although I really wasn’t looking forward to this step:)) I can’t wait to finish making them so I can wear them right away. Thanks so much for the tutorial/pattern.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      November 19, 2016 at 12:20 am

      Yay! It’s kind of soothing to poke the holes, isn’t it? I wouldn’t have guessed it would be so fun either. I hope you enjoy your slippers!

      Jess

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  • Lindsay
    November 19, 2016 at 6:58 pm

    I have been trying to find a good crochet slipper pattern and I was really excited to make these… buuuuuut they don’t stay on, one step and they flop of the back of my foot. totally bummeb 🙁 🙁

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      November 20, 2016 at 11:52 pm

      I’m sorry to hear that, Lindsay! I wonder if you did a few decreases (sc2tog) around the heel section on the last round if they might stay on better?

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  • Nicole
    November 26, 2016 at 3:11 am

    Just awesome! I’m wondering about them stretching. Can I incorporate an elastic yarn around the opening to prevent stretching? What do you recommend?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      November 26, 2016 at 4:01 pm

      Hmm. Great question! Mine have stretched a little bit in the last 6 months of wear, but not to a degree that has had a big impact. I think you could def use some elastic yarn, or just use a smaller size hook when working the last round of the pattern. You could also work a few single crochet decreases around the heel to tighten it up on the last row of the pattern if you feel like they’re a little too loose on your feet.

      Also, I think most of my minor stretching is just due to using cotton yarn. If you used wool or acrylic, I’m guessing there’d be even less stretching.

      Hope that’s helpful!

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  • Nattalie
    January 4, 2017 at 3:59 pm

    Hello I love these but I was wondering if you have videos on making them. I’m not really good at reading patterns. I’m a visual learner. Thank You!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      January 6, 2017 at 11:13 pm

      Hey Nattalie,

      I don’t have a video tutorial yet, but I’ll be filming one in the next few months. If you’d like to subscribe to my email newsletter, I’ll definitely send a note when the video tutorial is published!

      Jess

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  • Connie Blais
    January 4, 2017 at 8:54 pm

    I think I found a solution to the flip flop problem. I am making hi-top slipper sneakers and I purchased a pair
    of rawhide soles w/the stitch holds already punched.. I sewed them between the crochet sole and the bottom of the flip flops. Seem to work ok so far.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      January 18, 2017 at 8:50 pm

      Great idea! I’d love to see a pic of how they turn out. It sounds like a really interesting concept. 🙂

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  • Tamela
    January 10, 2017 at 1:23 am

    What is done with the holes ?
    Thank you

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      January 18, 2017 at 9:10 pm

      You can just leave them open if you plan to wear your shoes around the house as slippers or you can glue the plugs from the straps back in if you want to wear the shoes outside. 🙂

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  • Naty
    February 15, 2017 at 1:04 pm

    I have a simple question, you wouldn’t by any chance, have this pattern in French, not the video but the pattern, otherwise I will have to translate it for my non speaking English friend, like I did for your Boots with flipflop pattern.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      February 18, 2017 at 10:20 pm

      I’m so sorry, I don’t right now. If you do translate it and would like to share your translation, I’d be thrilled to post it as a PDF on the blog for other French-speakers to benefit from. 🙂

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      • Naty
        March 13, 2017 at 6:55 pm

        I have translated the gray boots, I can send it but I need an email so I can do so. I am going to translate the turquoise sandal flip flop too and I will send it too if you want.

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  • Tammy
    February 16, 2017 at 10:57 am

    Jess, these are awesome ! I tried out my old flipflops first in case I couldn’t do it.
    Your tutorial was so easy to follow that I could make changes to modify what I liked while following along. I didn’t expect that my first pair would look so great and be so fun. I don’t know how to show you my pics except on Ravelry, my Rav ID is TammyBlondon
    I hope you check out my pics. I was able to change the top of the foot and I love it. thanks for saying how the flipflops size up, it makes a big difference. I want to make these for my grandkids and adult boat shoes for myself as well as the heavy slippers. I go outside in my slippers a lot in the summer so these are perfect.
    I can see lots of these for gifts in my future 😉

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      February 20, 2017 at 4:20 pm

      Tammy! I love your flip flop slippers! Gosh, they turned out fantastic for your first pair! And I was blown away by the prolific amount of beautiful knitting and crochet you’ve shared on Ravelry. Holy cow! Seriously. What an inspiration!

      Thanks so much for saying hello.

      Jess

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  • Nicky Lomax
    March 15, 2017 at 10:24 pm

    Please please please please make a video of this, I know you have a lot of other projects to do, but I want to crochet these and I’m an absolute beginner and I don’t understand the lingo very well. Trying to read the instructions makes me overwhelmed and frustrated but I enjoy your other tutorial videos. Please make one for these! I want to make slippers for people. I even had an idea to make some and donate them. I don’t know, because the more I think about it the more I think people would benefit more from crocheted boots, but I want to make sure they are male-friendly too so men who need warm shoes can enjoy them thoroughly. Do you have any gender neutral or male design boots with a video I could try? I’m disabled and have some free time and I thought maybe I could take up a hobby I could donate to those who need at the end of each year. Anyway those are my ideas, thank you for all you do!

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  • Debbie
    March 24, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    Finished my second pair of these today (first one was for a child) – these are mine – I don’t see a place to post a photo, so I’ll add the link to my Facebook page where I posted them.

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  • Lori
    April 17, 2017 at 5:56 pm

    I purchased the PDF pattern, but it did not come with the hole placement ruler, which is why I even bought it! Can you please send it to me?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      April 23, 2017 at 2:32 pm

      Hmm. That’s strange! I’ve just emailed it to you at the account you listed in this comment. Please let me know if you don’t receive it. 🙂

      Thanks for your purchase!

      Jess

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  • Caitie
    May 2, 2017 at 9:28 am

    These are gorgeous! Getting going with some right away 🙂

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 3, 2017 at 12:51 pm

      Thank you so much, Caitie! I just love your bunny ears egg cosies! Just pinned them. 🙂

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  • Sascha
    May 5, 2017 at 1:12 am

    Hello I got a question 🙂
    I am doing the Single Crochet rounds.
    Do you end a row with a slip stitch, or just continue with SC?

    Greetings, Sascha

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 5, 2017 at 10:02 pm

      Hey Sascha,

      You don’t need to slip stitch, you can just continue around and around and around. 🙂

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Kim McAllister
    May 18, 2017 at 9:15 am

    Do you think these would work with a felt sole? Do you think they would curl up with a felt sole and cotton yarn? I want to make a summer slipper with cotton yarn but do not want a flip flop sole. I do not want a cotton yarn sole either because I find that they do not last long enough. I have wood floors and they get chilly even in the summer.These slippers are so cute! I was thinking of cutting out a felt sole and using a blanket stitch around to crochet the slipper onto.

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  • Kim McAllister
    May 24, 2017 at 8:14 am

    Hi Jess,
    Can you tell me the height of the slippers on the side after rows 2-9? Having a little trouble with my gauge. Thanks!
    Kim.

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      May 24, 2017 at 4:08 pm

      Hey Kim,

      I’d say it’s 1.5-1.75″. Basically you want it just slightly below where a shoe would hit the back of your heel. Then you work the last few rows to build a little “lip” to keep your heel from slipping out.

      Happy crocheting!
      Jess

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  • Kathryn
    May 30, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    Is the printed ruler from the Sweater Boots the same as this one?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 4, 2017 at 9:30 pm

      Hey Katheryn,

      They tend to each differ a bit because the hole spacing is based on the gauge, which is dictated by which yarn is used. So generally, no. But the ruler for the Coachella Boots and my new Seaside Slip-Ons pattern is the same. 🙂

      Jess

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  • MackK
    June 3, 2017 at 9:25 am

    Love the pattern and idea. Unfortunately, if you have narrow feet, the resulting slipper winds up being too wide. 🙁

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 4, 2017 at 9:23 pm

      Hey!

      My sister has extremely narrow feet, so I’ve actually been thinking about this. If you poked your holes just a little wider apart, or did some decreases (sc2tog) near the toe in the first couple rounds, you’d end up with fewer stitches overall and I wonder if that would help “synch” them on your feet better. Does that suggestion seem like something that might work for your feet? I’m interested to know because I’m sure other narrow-footed readers have a similar question. 🙂

      Jess

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  • Annabell
    June 4, 2017 at 3:06 pm

    hi make & do crew… I love what you do
    I’ve made quite a number of flip flop moccasins through your tutorials and they are so durable and also fit so well. love you

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      June 4, 2017 at 8:53 pm

      I’m so happy to hear that, Annabell! When I made my first pair, I really was curious how they’d hold up. I’ve had the same experience as you–they’re incredibly durable! It’s really nice how long they last after you put your time and creativity into making them. 🙂

      Happy crocheting!

      Jess

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  • Shanna
    June 28, 2017 at 9:04 am

    Hi Jess,

    I’ve purchased and downloaded the PDF pattern for these flip flop slippers. I think they are perfect for the cottage!

    I decided to make the first pair as a gift for my small footed friend (size 5). I decided to do only 8 rows because of the size, however, I’ve clearly made a mistake somewhere because it currently looks like a block; the sides go directly up. I’m using the right hook size and an acrylic worsted weight yarn. I don’t tend to have an issue with tension.

    I think this may be for two reasons, 1) I’ve too many holes, too close together and 2) I’m not stitching tight enough. I’m not sure if the hole template printed out to the proper size . After watching your tutorial video, I see the holes should be just over 1/4″ apart. Is that right? From your experience, have you been able to estimate how many holes/stitches around in the average slipper (say size 7)?

    Do you have any other tips to resolve my problem?

    Thanks,
    Shanna

    P.S. I was trying to find the answer in the comment section of your blog but there are so many comments there. Is there a way for you to clear some of the comments?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      July 16, 2017 at 3:33 pm

      Hey Shanna,

      It sounds like you’re on the right track with your troubleshooting. I’m guessing that one issue might be that the yarn you substituted could be a bit thicker than the 24/7 Cotton I used. 24/7 Cotton tends to be more like a light worsted or DK weight. So to use your yarn, I’d suggest poking your holes a bit further apart, like maybe 1/3 of an inch. Like you were thinking, this will result in fewer overall stitches and then you’ll have a slipper that curves in a bit just like mine does in the video.

      Hope that’s helpful!

      Jess

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  • kiml
    July 16, 2017 at 1:06 pm

    lets be honest 1. too many rows. 2. you HAVE to watch the video to understand the clusters

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  • Katlin Donnelly
    July 29, 2017 at 12:52 am

    Hi! These are adorable and I want to make a pair! Do I have to buy the PDF pattern to get the hole punching ruler?

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      August 3, 2017 at 4:54 pm

      Hey Katlin,

      Yes, I include the ruler as a bonus for those who purchase the PDF, but you can make the slippers without it by using a measuring tape. The printable ruler just takes the guesswork out of it!

      Jess

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  • Gretchen McClain
    September 19, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    Hi Jess! I am making my first pair of slippers but can’t get the video to continue. Do you have any suggestions? I’m so glad I purchased two of your patterns!

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      September 19, 2017 at 9:52 pm

      Hey Gretchen,

      Well, that’s no good! Are you still having trouble now? The beginning is working for me. It might be helpful to just try it in a different internet browser. If that doesn’t work, please let me know! I want you to be able to watch the videos–that’s why I make them! 🙂

      Jess

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  • apurva
    December 5, 2017 at 3:08 am

    These are really cool! Thank you so much Jess for sharing this

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  • Theresa
    April 23, 2018 at 3:26 pm

    Hi Jess,

    I’m obsessed with these slippers!! I am however disappointed with the finished project, The first one was way to loose, so for the other slipper I changed the hook size as recommended in the FAQ section, this one too seems to loose. So I rip the first one to rework it with yet a smaller hook, again better but still doesn’t seem right. I did have to use a substitute yarn but it is 100% cotton I’m not sure if this could be my problem? I am an average crocheter but can follow a pattern. I hope you can give me some pointers on how to fix these so they can be worn.

    Thanks,
    Theresa

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    • Jess @ Make and Do Crew
      April 24, 2018 at 10:58 am

      Hey Theresa,

      I think the substitute yarn may be what’s making them looser. Is it a worsted weight cotton? The 24/7 Cotton in the pattern is listed as worsted, but I really think it’s more like a DK weight. My suggestion would be to poke the holes a bit further apart so that you have fewer stitches going around overall. If you happened to purchase the pattern PDF, I include a printable ruler in it for both the 24/7 Cotton as well as one that will work well with most other (slightly heavier) worsted weight cottons.

      Hope that’s helpful!

      Jess

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      • Theresa
        April 25, 2018 at 5:52 pm

        Hi Jess,

        Thank you for your reply, I will have to order some 24/7 yarn. In the area where I live the major stores do not carry this yarn. I thought the cotton would be good enough, I did purchase the PDF but both of the rulers are marked differently but look exactly the same distance apart, Would it work if I just punched every other hole? Maybe I can try it and see what happens. I was just hoping to be wearing them already, darn my boney feet.

        Thanks again,
        Theresa

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  • Fiesty
    August 2, 2018 at 6:00 am

    It is truly a brilliant piece of an idea… a must to try for everyone.. thanks for sharing tutorial.. will definitely try.

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