Slipper Knitting Patterns
Below are knitting patterns for all types of slippers for women and men, including ballet-style, mary janes, boot style, slipper socks, and even sneaker slippers, sock monkey slippers and more. These make great gifts because they are quick for you to knit and stylish and comfy to wear. But be sure to make a pair for yourself!
To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.
These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Cabled Cozies Slippers
Designed by Stacey Gerbman for Galler Yarns, these aptly named slippers are knit in the round with cable, moss stitch, and ribbing. Women U.S. sizes 6-10. (These slippers are stretchy and will fit a variety of lengths and widths.)
These slippers are knit mostly in garter stitch, but with an unusual bi-directional construction in two directions that showcases self-striping or variegated yarn. Designed by Sybil R
Simple Garter Stitch Slippers
Hanna Leväniemi designed these easy slippers knit flat in simple garter stitch and seamed with neat crocheted finishing.
Designed by Yuko Nakamura, these seamed slippers knit up fast in super bulky yarn.
Moscow Slipper Boots
Designed by Drops Design. Size: US: 5/6½ – 7½/9 – 9½/10½ ; EU: 35/37 – 38/40 – 41/43 ; Foot length: 22-24-27 cm / 8¾”-9½”-10½”
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Leaf Motif Slippers
Scroll down on the pattern page for the English language version.
Simple slippers with many options designed by Rahymah. Sizes – Europe: 38-43 (USA w: 7.5-10.5, USA m: 6-9, UK w: 5-8, UK m: 5.5-8.5)
Simple slippers designed by Lusianne R.
Slippers for Her
Designed by Red Heart, this pattern for ballet style slippers with flowers comes in sizes small, medium, large.
Designed by Nola Miller for the Seamens Church Institute, these unisex slippers are knit with two strands of worsted together. Size: Men’s Medium.
Amy March’s Slippers
Beribboned slippers inspired by Little Women and designed by tiny owl knits
Sybil R’s seamless, toe-up slippers feature a triangular garter stitch detail on the top of the foot.
Designed by Kristin Nicholas, these slipper boots are fun but easier than they look.
Mary Jane Slippers
Worsted Knit-Flat Bedsocks
No need to worry about DPNs or magic loop with these slippers designed by Zebbie Barback to be knit flat on straight needles and seamed. The design is a family pattern adapted from a baby bootee design resized for adults.
Little Red Riding Slippers
Boot style slippers with cable cuffs from Drops Design.
Designed by Sue’s Crochet and Knitting, these slippers are easy for beginners and are larger than they look in the picture. She includes instructions for sizing.
Designed by Anna Kaisa Piispanen for size 7 in bulky yarn.
Alaska Color Home Socks
Designed by Schachenmayr, these unisex slippers in worsted are great gifts for every member of the family.
These slippers are created by ingeniously folding a flat piece of knitting. The pattern is mostly instructions translated from Russian.
Designed by Kathy North, the pattern is written for women’s shoe size 9 (medium-large) but size is adjustable.
Patterns for Purchase
Converse Reaverse All Star Slipper Socks
Rea Jarvenpaa designed this tennis / sneakers / running shoe slipper pattern that is all knit.
Cloud Nine Ballet Slippers
Seamless slippers feature cable detail on the upper. To fit size: S (M, L, XL)
Seed Stitch Slippers
Quick slippers pattern for super bulky yarn. Large Youth/Women’s Small (Women’s Med, Women’s Lg). Designed by by Wendy Bernard who teaches the class. Pattern and instructional video class available for free with a free trial at Creativebug OR purchase pattern and class individually.
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Ankle Warmer Boots
Easy to Knit Slippers for adults in 3 different styles and 3 sizes, all with worsted yarn
Sock Monkey Slippers
Adorable sock monkey slippers designed just for adults! They are designed to be stretchy and very comfortable. Includes instructions for the following sizes: Women: 6-8, 9-11, 12+, Men: 5-7, 8-10, 11+
Amazing Siberian Slippers
What makes this slippers so amazing is that they are knit flat on straight needles in one piece but there are no seams or grafting. The designer learned this technique from a friend’s mother who lives in a tiny village in Siberia.
What should one wear while dancing amongst trees in a golden wood? Surely elves would appreciate these silky slippers, covered in leaves and laced with vines. These pretty and playful slippers knit up super-quick, and take less than one 50g ball of sock yarn. The slippers are knit from the toe-up for an easily customized fit. The sweet leafy lace pattern continues up the foot and right onto the cuff (which can be knit short or long).
Knit a Dozen Slippers
Knit a Dozen Plus Slippers includes styles and sizes to fit anyone from young children to adult women and men. Each pattern comes with instructions for multiple sizes so the fit will be just right.
These garter stitch slippers designed to look like race cards are one of the thirteen patterns in Knit a Dozen Plus Slippers. This digital book includes styles and sizes to fit anyone from young children to adult women and men.
This ingenious pattern is knit flat with a minimum of sewing and then assembled by tying. This is a pdf of a vintage pattern.
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!