Needlework Bureau

Crochet Loafer Slippers Pattern, Unisex, Mail Order 1087


Crocheted Play Shoes:  Crocheted play shoes created from cotton rug yarn are one of the popular fancies of the moment. The comfort they provide is incalcuable, and a pair may be made in less than two hours. The shoes may be crocheted for both adults and children. One color may be used or the soles may be of one shade and the tops to contrast. These shoes are excellent for house slippers to rest tired "dogs". 

This is a Mail Order pattern purchased through  newspapers and catalogs.  This pattern was marketed as E-1087 by Needlework Bureau in 1947.  "It's easy to crochet these play shoes for adults and children from Rug Yarn.  


  • 1 Pound Cone Cotton Rug wool or 2 Skeins Cotton Rug wool used double (100 yards or 300 feet each)
  • 1 Steel Crochet Hook #J for adults
  • 1 Steel Crochet Hook#F
  • For children from 6 to 10 use #G. instead of #J and use 1 Skein Rug wool

 All patterns in this shop are reformatted vintage designs; crisp clean documents for your working pleasure. The pattern is a PDF download. A link will be forwarded to your email address within a couple minutes.  

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