Introduction: Crochet Sandals
Why buy when you can make! There's nothing better than having a unique pair of sandals compared to the mass produced ones.
After looking at same things over again and again in all the shops and everyone's feet, I decided to make my own unique and stylish sandals.
You should also make them and get ready for compliments!
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Step 1: Materials Required
1. wool - 2 colours, you can also use a thicker wool, I am using 4 ply wool
2. crochet hook - size 4.5
3. sole to make base of the sandal, I used an insole as it's easy to work with
6. chalk for marking
Step 2: Cut the Sole to Size
Use sandal or any insole or your feet to mark the sole and cut it to the size as in picture.
Step 3: Crocheting Sole
- take 2 strands of 4 ply wool
-make 23 chains with crochet hook
Step 4: Row 1
-make 3 tr in fourth chain from hook,
-then make 1 tr in each of 19 chains,
-and then 6 tr in last chain, joining to the first tr.
-make 3 chains 1 tr at the joint of last row,
-then 2 tr each in next 3 tr,
-then 1 tr in each of next 20 tr,
-then 2 tr in each of next 6 tr,
-1 tr in each of next 20 tr,
-2 tr in next 3 tr, joining to the first tr.
Step 5: Row 3
-make 3 ch, 2 tr each in next 2 tr,
-then 1 tr, 2 tr each in next 2 tr,
-then 1 tr each in next 4 tr,
-1 half tr in next tr
-1 dc in each of 12 tr,
-1 half tr, 3 tr, 2 tr, 1 tr, 2 tr, 1 tr, 2 tr each in next 3 tr,
-1 tr, 2 tr, 1 half tr, 1 dc in each of next 12 tr,
-1 half tr, 1 tr in next 4 tr,
-2 tr, 1 tr, 2 tr, 1 tr, 2 tr in next 2 to join.
Step 6: Row 4
-make 1 dc in upper loop of all the tr of the last row, join with slipst.
-cut and weave in the loose thread.
Mirror the same process for the sole of other sandal.
Step 7: Stitch the Sole
Using needle and same wool stitch the crochet sole to the base sole.
Step 8: Crocheting the Straps for Thumb
Pattern for right sandal, mirror of same has to be done for left sandal.
-start from the mid of the tip of sole, count 16 stitches, join the thread and crochet 1 tr each in 9 chains,
-1 tr in next 6 tr, make next 3 tr to 1 tr - decrease
-3 ch, 1 tr in each tr
-3 ch, 1 tr each in next 3 tr, then decrease next 2 tr to 1 tr
-3 ch, 1 tr in each tr
-3 ch, 1 tr, next 3 tr to 1 tr - decrease
Step 9: Crocheting the Second Straps
-start at the 16th stitch from the mid of tip of the other side of sole
- join the thread, crochet 1 tr each in next 11 stitches
-3 ch, 1 tr in first tr, 1 tr each in next 7 tr, next 2 tr to 1 tr - dec. (decrease),
-3 tr to 1 tr - dec., 1 tr in each next 7 tr,
-3 tr in 1 tr - inc., 1 tr in each next 4 tr, 3 tr to 1 tr - dec.,
-3 tr to 1 tr - dec., 1 tr in next 5 tr, 2 tr in next tr - inc. (increase),
-2 tr in 1 tr - inc., 1 tr each in next 4 tr, 3 tr to 1 tr - dec.,
-3 tr to 1 tr - dec., 1 tr in next 3 tr, 3 tr in next tr - inc.,
-2 tr in 1 tr - inc., 1 tr each in next 3 tr, 3 tr to 1 tr - dec.,
-3 tr to 1 tr - dec., 1 tr each in next 2 tr, 3 tr in next tr - inc.,
-3 tr in 1 tr - inc., 1 tr each in next 2 tr, 3 tr to 1 tr - dec.,
- bind off.
Step 10: Make the Other Sandal
crochet the other sandal mirroring the same pattern.
Step 11: Joining the Straps
-join from the 7th dc from the mid of the heel on the thumb side of the sole.
- stitch the thumb strap to the base as in picture
Step 12: Done!! Please Vote!
Show off your new sandals!!!
Step 13: Tip!
This instructable is for size 38, depending on your feet size increase or decrease the rows of the base and straps.
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