designs by Wanda Jean
                 &

the Happy Hookers
     Crochet Club

The Elf Shoe

This shoe can hold many things.  Christmas candy, a small decorated tree, small presents, a Christmas plant.....the list goes on and on.....here's the instructions.


Materials:

1    yard green cotton fabric/matching thread

1    yard red cotton fabric/matching thread


Tools:

H hook

Scissors

Sewing machine or sewing needle/thimble

Instructions

Size:    

 8 1/2" long x 3 1/2 " wide x 6 1/2" tall,

        opening is 2 1/2"


Start with red fabric.

Ch 4

Row 1:    Dc 2 in ch 1.

                Ch 3.

                Dc 3 in ch 1.

                Ch 3.

                Dc 3 in ch 1.

                Ch 3.

                Dc 3 in ch 1.

                Ch 3.

                Sl st in 4th ch.


Row 2:    Ch 3.

                 Dc in 2 sts.

                 Dc in chs, ch 3, dc 3 in chs.

                 Dc in 3 sts.

                 Dc 3 in chs, ch 3, dc 3 in chs.

                 Dc in 3 sts.

                 Dc 3 in chs, ch 3, dc 3 in chs.

                 Dc in 3 sts.

                 Dc 3 in chs, ch 3, dc 3 in chs.

                 Sl st in 3rd ch.


Use green fabric...

Row 3:    Ch 3.

                 Triple st around 2nd dc in row 1.

                  Dc in 3 sts.

                  Dc 3 in chs, ch 3, dc 3 in chs.

                  Dc in 3 sts.

                  Sk 1.  Triple st around 3th dc in row 1.

                  Dc 1.

                  Sk 1.  Triple st around 5th dc in row 1.

                  Dc in 3 sts.

                  Dc 3 in chs, ch 3, dc 3 in chs.

                  Dc 3 in sts.

                  Sk 1.  Triple st around 6th dc in row 1.

                  Dc 1.

                  Sk 1.  Triple st around 8th dc in row 1.

                  Dc 1.

                  Dc 3 in chs, ch 3, dc 3 in chs.

                  Dc in 3 sts.

                 Sk 1.  Triple st around 9th dc in row 1.

                  Dc 2.

                  Sk 1.  Triple st around 11th dc in row 1.

                  Dc in 3 sts.

                  Dc 3 in chs, ch 3, dc 3 in chs.

                  Dc in 3 sts.

                  Sk 1.  Triple st around the 12th dc in Row 1.

                  Sl st.


Weave in loose fabric.  Trim.


Turn shoe inside out.

Take square, fold 1 corner to the opposite corner.

Count dc 6 sts from bottom up.

Sl st in loop closest to you 6 sts, 3 chs, 17 sts.  Sl st together. 

Weave in loose fabric.  Trim.

Turn inside out.


Place a bow made from a 2" stripe of fabric 24" long.


I placed a glass inside of mine.  It measured 3 1/2" tall x 2 1/2" wide.


You're FINISHED!!!