F is for Free Pattern
This is a free pattern for those barefoot sandals that are all the rage.
Pattern: Barefoot Sandal
Material: cotton thread size 3 (Aunt
fashion 3 in Maize is used in pattern) Lydia
Crochet hook : size D (3.25mm)
There’s really no gauge. Want it bigger, use a bigger hook or thicker thread. Want it smaller, use a smaller hook or thinner thread.
The finished size of my motif without the strings attached was 2.5 inches high by 2.5 inches across at the base.
This patten is written in American terms.
Chain – ch
Slip Stitch – sl st
Single crochet – Sc
Treble crochet – Trc
Space - sp
Row 1: Ch 6, slip stitch in first chain to form ring, ch4 ( counts as first dc, ch1), (dc in ring, ch 1) 11 times. Sl st to third ch of ch 4. (12 sts)
Sl St into next ch
1 space , ch 4, *( trc, ch 7, trc) in
next sp, (ch 1, dc in next sp) 3 times, ch 1; repeat from * once more, (trc,
ch7, trc) in next sp, (ch1, dc in next
sp) 2 times, ch1 sl st to third ch of beginning ch4 .
Row 3: *In next ch 7 corner sp, (sc, ch1,sc, ch5, sc,ch1,sc), then (ch1, sc in next ch1 sp ) 4 times, ch1, repeat from * once more, (sc, ch1, sc, ch5, sc, ch1, sc) in next corner sp, (ch1, sc in next ch1 sp ) 4 times , ch1 sl st to first sc made. Fasten off
That’s your motif. Now we’re going to attach the strings.
First the part that goes around the toe. Attach the thread in one of the CH 7 loops with a sc, ch 10, sc in ch z loop. Fasten off.
Now for the ties: Attach yarn in a different ch7 loop with a sl st, ch 100, sl st in loop. Fasten off. Repeat in other ch 7 loop.
Weave in ends. And you’re done!
Make it your own, add beads or shells, do it in three different colors, have fun!
Please don’t copy or sell the pattern. If your friends want a copy send them to my blog to get it.
Feel free to make and sell as many barefoot sandals as you can. Teach your teen to crochet with this pattern. Maybe she’ll sell them to her friends and make enough to go to that rock concert.