Slippers: Knit and Crochet Slipper Patterns Free Slipper Patterns for Knitting and Crochet, Plus Some That Are Worth Buying

Are you in search of interesting slipper patterns to knit or crochet? Read on if you’re interested in finding warm, cozy patterns for slippers. If you’d like to knit or crochet new pairs of handmade slippers for yourself, your family members, or others – to keep, to give as Christmas gifts, or as charity crochet or knitting projects – you’ll find the perfect slipper patterns to use for these purposes:

  • Baby slippers
  • Kid’s slippers
  • Women’s slippers
  • Men’s slippers

My Pick for the Book With the BEST Slipper Knitting Patterns

Arne & Carlos Favorite Designs, published by Trafalgar Square Books. This book features Scandinavian style knitting and crochet patterns for Christmas ornaments, Easter eggs, dolls, doll clothes, adult clothing and accessories and more. Click the photo to shop for this book on Amazon.
Arne & Carlos Favorite Designs, published by Trafalgar Square Books. This book features Scandinavian style knitting and crochet patterns for 8 different pairs of slippers plus socks, Christmas stockings and much more.

Er, well, the truth is, I haven’t looked at every, single available book on the topic of slipper knitting patterns. I am sure there are some really good ones that have escaped my attention. But, out of all the knitting pattern books I have seen, my current favorite pick for the best slipper knitting patterns is Arne & Carlos Favorite Designs. Why? I LOVE the multicolored, felted and retro styles presented in the book.


This book includes the following 8 slipper knitting patterns:

  1. Slippers with motifs from an old scrapbook – They’re vaguely Native-American themed, and the brown, red, green, blue, yellow and white colorway is retro-1970s.
  2. Rabbit and carrot slippers – These cute orange slippers each have a bunny and carrot design stitched on the upper. Cute, cute, cute!
  3. Slippers with art deco flowers – These are knitted slippers decorated with crocheted flower appliqués.
  4. Slippers bordered with tulips – These are thick ankle-length slipper socks that are decorated with gorgeous tulip motifs.
  5. Rose slippers – Lovely, vintage-inspired roses are embroidered onto these slippers with duplicate stitch.
  6. Knitted Christmas Stockings: These aren’t the sort of stockings you’d hang by the chimney with care; they’re the kind you’d wear on your feet on Christmas morning. They have Christmas tree and gift motifs embroidered onto them with duplicate stitch. These would make fantastic Christmas gifts for everyone on your gift list this year!
  7. Chevron pattern slippers – Chevrons are super trendy right now, and these slippers are right in style – despite a vaguely retro looking colorway.
  8. Kautokeino Slippers – These tall, felted slipper socks look super cozy and warm.

There are also patterns for socks, long socks, a scarf, sweaters and bunches of other items – an astounding total of 80 patterns all together! (In comparison, the average knitting pattern book usually has about 20-25 patterns in it.)

Learn More About Arne & Carlos Favorite Designs:

Baby Slippers, Baby Socks and Baby Booties

Baby booties and baby slippers are some of the most popular knitting and crochet patterns ever. Why? Probably because they’re adorable, fun to work on, FAST to make, and they make fantastic baby shower gifts, Christmas gifts and birthday gifts. There are many cute baby slipper patterns available featuring fun animals, sweet crochet flowers and toy themes like teddy bears and robots. Some designers make easy baby slipper patterns available, while some baby slippers are more challenging to knit or crochet.

Books Featuring Patterns for Crochet Baby Slippers:

Super Cute Crochet for Little Feet

Baby Slippers and Booties: Super Cute Crochet for Little Feet
Baby Slippers and Booties: Super Cute Crochet for Little Feet by Vita Apala, published by St. Martins Griffin

If you want to crochet baby slippers, baby shoes and baby booties, this is the book for you. Cute Crochet for Little Feet filled with JUST crochet baby footwear patterns and nothing else – no baby blankets or other layette items. The patterns are as adorable as it gets – and stylish, too. There are Mary Jane style slippers, slip-ons and many other styles.

Dressing Up Baby Crochet Pattern Book

If you would want to crochet some other layette items in addition to your baby slippers, consider Dressing Up Baby by Darla Sims, published by Leisure Arts. This book features patterns for baby layette sets. Each layette includes patterns for making coordinated sets of baby slippers, a baby blanket, a baby hat and a baby sweater. This book includes my all-time favorite baby sweater pattern – I made one of these for my daughter, and she wore it constantly for two cold-weather seasons until she outgrew it. The patterns in this book are suitable for baby boys and baby girls. There are more patterns suitable for girls than for boys.

Granny Square Slippers

Would you be interested in learning how to transform basic crocheted granny squares into warm, cozy crochet slippers? If so, granny square slipper patterns are exactly what you need. You can crochet granny square slippers sized for babies, children or adults, children.

Loafer Style Slippers to Crochet

Moccasin Style Slippers to Crochet

Crocheted and knitted slippers can resemble comfortable moccasins.

Crochet Tribal Moccasin Slippers -- A free crochet pattern available at JustBCrafty.com.
Crochet Tribal Moccasin Slippers — A free crochet pattern available at JustBCrafty.com.

Mary-Jane Slippers to Crochet

The main characteristic of Mary-Jane slippers: They have functional straps that you fasten over the upper arch of your foot. This tends to be a feminine footwear style suitable for baby girls, toddler girls, bigger girls, teen girls and women.

Slipper Socks to Knit

Are they slippers – or are they socks? Slipper socks are sock-like footwear that might be too thick to wear in your shoes. They’re super comfortable to wear, and fun to make, too.

Knitting Patterns for Slipper Boots

If you’d like to knit or crochet a pair of tall slippers that resemble boots, check out these patterns:

Other Miscellaneous Styles of Women’s Crochet Slippers

Men’s Slippers

So there you have it — bunches of lovely knitting and crochet patterns for slipper socks, slipper boots, baby slippers, women’s slippers and every other kind of slipper pattern you could think of. We hope you’ll use this page to load up on all the slipper patterns you need. Happy crafting!

About the Author: Amy Solovay is a freelance writer with a background in textile design, product development and business management. She has been crocheting since childhood and knitting since her teenage years. Amy invites you to sign up for her free knitting and crochet newsletter to find bunches more free knitting and crochet patterns, stitch tutorials, and more information that would be of interest to crafters.

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