ZEBRA SLIPPERS
Patons Canadiana ( 3+1/2 oz balls ) in white and black
Crochet hook size G-6
4 wiggly eyes.
Small foot measures = 5 + 1/2"
Medium foot measures = 7 + 1/2"
Large foot measures = 9 + 1/2"  Changes for foot sizes are in [ ] .
Gauge: 16 sc and 16 rows sc = 4".

SLIPPER: ( make 2 ): Sole: Beginning at heel and with black, ch 7.
Row 1: ( right side ): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of next 5 ch , turn. ( 6 sc ).
Row 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in first sc, sc in each sc across to within last sc, 2 sc in last sc, turn. ( 8 sc ).
Rep Row 2 ( 1 [ 2,3 ] times more ), sc at end of last row ( 10 [ 12,14 ] ). Work even on 10 [ 12, 14 ] sc until 19 [ 26, 33 ] rows have been completed from beg.
Next Row: Ch 1, dec 1 sc in first 2 sc, sc in each sc across to within last 2 sc, dec 1 sc in last 2 sc, turn. ( 8, [ 10,12 ] ) sc. rep last row 2 [ 3, 4 ] times. Fasten off. ( 4 sc ).
UPPER SLIPPER: Rnd 1: With right side facing join black in 3rd st on opposite side of foundation ch at heel end of sole, ch 1, sc in same st as joining, sc in each of next 3 sts, working in sc work 1 [ 2, 4 ] dec evenly spaced across shaped edge of heel, sc in end st of Row 3, [ 5, 5 ], sc in end st of each of next 16 [ 21, 28 ] rows, work 6 [ 10, 12 ] dec evenly spaced across toe end of sole, sc in end st of each of next 17 [ 22, 29 ] rows working down straight edge of sole, ending in end st of Row 3, [ 5, 5 ], work 1 [ 2, 4 ] dec evenly spaced across shaped edge of heel, sc in each of next 2 sts on opposite side of foundation ch ( 48, [ 64, 84 ] ) sc made in all , sl st to join.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, * sc in each of next 2 [ 3, 3 ] sc, hdc in each of next 2 sc, dc in each of next 2, [ 3, 2 ] sc, tr in each of next 2,
[ 3 ,3 ] sc, dc in each of next 2 [ 3, 2 ] sc, hdc in each of next 2 sc * rep from * round, sl st to join.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in each st around. Fasten off black. ( 48, [ 64, 84 ] ).
Rnd 4: Join white in first sc, * tr in each of next 2 [ 3, 3 ] sc, dc in each of next 2 sc, hdc in each of next 2 [ 3, 2 ] sc, sc in each of next 2, [ 3, 3 ] sc, hdc in each of next 2, [ 3, 2 ] sc, dc in each of next 2 sc * rep from * around, sl st to join.
Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to join. Fasten off white. ( 48 [ 64, 84 ] sts ).
Rnds 6-9: With black, rep Rnds 2-5.
ASSEMBLY: Turn slipper wrong side out and fold in half lengthwise, working through both thickness, join white at fold on toe end and sl st in first st at fold, sl st in each of next 11 [ 13, 19 ] sts making a seam.
EDGING: Rnd 1: With right side facing, join black to centre top edge of heel, ch 1, sc in each st evenly around opening, sl st to join, do NOT turn.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, working from left to right, reverse sc in each sc around, sl st to join. Fasten off.
EAR: ( make 2 ): With white, ch 6.
Rnd 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each of the next 3 ch, 3 sc in last ch, working across opposite side of foundation ch, sc in each of next 3 ch, 2 sc in last ch, sl st to join.. ( 12 ).
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sc, 2 hdc in next 2 sc, 2 dc in each of next 3 sc, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sc, sc in each of next 3 sc, sl st to join. Fasten off.
Rnd 3: With right side facing, join black in center sc at narrow end of Ear, ch 1, working from left to right, reverse sc in each st around, sl st to join. Fasten off, leaving a sewing length, sew one Ear to each side of slipper as in photo.
MANE: Cut black yarn into 3" lengths and using 2 stands of each attach single knot fringe from top to bottom of centre back heel. Sew eyes in place as in photo.