Original Pattern Page…. Stoke & Staffordshire
You will need 1 pr of 3.5mm (size 10) needles, Approx 1/2 oz baby/3ply yarn.
Cast on 33 sts loosely (use a slightly larger needle if you like to cast on and off with). Work a K1,P1 rib for 10 rows.
Eyelet row: K1, * YO, K2tog * . Repeat from *’s to end.
P next row.
Divide for instep: K 22 sts, turn, P back over 11 sts.
Continue in Stocking Sticth for the next 14 rows on center 11 sts. Break off yarn
Sides: Pick up 7 sts on right side of instep, K 11 sts of instep, pick up 7 sts on left side of instep, K11 sts to complete row – 47 sts. Work 9 rows in stocking stitch. ( It’ll be a little tight till you get a few rows up from the instep.)
Heel and toe shaping:
Row 1: K2, K2tog, K17, K2tog, K1, K2tog, K to end
Row 2: K2, K2tog, K to end.
Row 3: K2, K2tog, K15, K2tog, K1, K2tog, K to end
Row 4: K2, K2tog, K to end.
Row 5: K2, K2tog, K13, K2tog, K1, K2tog, K to end
Row 6: K2, K2tog, K to end.
Bind off loosly.
Finishing: Sew back/sole seam. Crochet a chain 16″ long. Thread chain thru eyelets.