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Lumi slippers

These slippers are worked from toe-up in the round so you don’t have to make a separate swatch.

This pattern is written for the magic loop method (it is assumed that the stitches are divided evenly over two needles) but you can easily adjust it for the double pointed needles as well.

You can buy the yarn and pattern together on



Shoe size approximately US 7 and 9 (women) (EU 37/38 and EU 39/40).

You can adjust the sizes by using thicker or thinner yarn or adjusting needle size. For instance, you get size US 11 (EU 42) if you use bigger chart and adjust gauge to 24 sts & 24 rows / 4″ (10 cm).

The measurements are given for the finished slippers.

Foot length:

9 (9.8)″ 
[23 (25) cm]

Foot circumference:

9 (9.5)″ 
[22 (24) cm]

Gauge, notions, needles


26 sts & 26 rows per 4″ (10 cm) in stranded colorwork after blocking

Recommended needles

US6 30″ (4mm 80cm) circular needle and for the ribbing US2.5 30″ (3mm 80cm) circular needle.

Adjust needle size to obtain the correct gauge.


Scrap yarn, tapestry needle


Yarn used in the sample

The slippers on the images are knitted with Novita 7 veljestä (100g = 218 yds / 200m) The yarn is available on Lovecrafts (ships worldwide from US and UK) and Deramores.

Sample slippers

Shoe size US 7 (women) / EU 38

MC: Lapintaika mystiikka (816), 61g
CC: White (011), 39g

Recommended yarns

You can replace it with any Aran weight wool and nylon blend yarn. Also, rough wool that has no nylon should be durable enough.

Good options for instance Wool of the Andes Worsted, Wool of the Andes Superwash and Chroma Twist Worsted by KnitPicks.


1 skein of both MC and CC or 218 yds (200 m) Aran weight yarn of both colors.

Please note that the yardage may vary if your gauge differs.

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