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Floral Flip Flops

Looking for easy free crochet patterns? Buy a plain pair of flip flops and dress them up with the flowers to make some fun floral flip flops. Choose brightly colored yarn if you're looking for a fabulous summer look. You'll only need a little bit of Lion Brand yarn in any colors to complete this free crochet pattern. It's also a great way to bust through your yarn stash. Slip your feet into these homemade sandals this summer and turn heads everywhere you go.


Crochet HookG/6 or 4 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)


  • 830-145 Cotton-Ease: 1 Plum ball
  • 830-134 Cotton-Ease: 1 Terracotta ball
  • 830-194 Cotton-Ease: 1 Lime ball
  • Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6
  • Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
  • Pompom Maker
  • Craft glue
  • Purchased flip-flops


Exact gauge is not essential to this project.

FLOWER (make 2)
With C, ch 4. Join with sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in ring. Join with sl st in beg sc.
Rnd 2:Ch 1, work 3 sc in each st around. Fasten off C.
Rnd 3: Join B with sl st in any st, ch 1, *dc in next st, tr and dc in next st, ch1, sl st in next sc, rep from * around (6 petals), sl st in beg st. Fasten off.

Cut A into 3 yd. (3 m) lengths. Apply a small amount of glue to flipflop thong at point where it joins sole. Secure one end of A in glue. Continue applying glue to thong, about 1 in. (2.5 cm) at a time, and continue wrapping with A working towards toe end of flipflop. End off yarn at toe piece of thong. Rep to wrap other half of thong. Glue a Flower to center of each thong.
Pompoms (make 2)
Following package directions, make 2 small pompoms with A. Glue a Pompom to center of each flower.


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I have a couple of nieces that come to visit during the summer. I love to have things for them to use while they are here and allow them to take home when they leave. This will be one of the projects that I will make for them. Such an inexpensive item I can probably make them each at least two or three pairs.

I love this project. You can take an ordinary item like your shower shoe and make it all fancy. Adding the yarn along the straps will also make the shoe more comfortable. You can easily find this type of shoe at any dollar spot. Now you can have a pair to match every conceivable summer outfit.

This is a really simple way to jazz up a pair of plain flip flops. This project just calls for wrapping the flip flop thong, but you could just as easily work a Single Crochet instead. You can use the flower pattern included with this post, or use your own favorite blossom instead. The original downloadable pattern from Lion Brand can be found here http// == p-flops-1.html

This is such a great idea. I live in Florida where flip flops are a year around thing. I think these would make neat little gifts not just at the holidays but just because. I always like to have an emergency gift on hand. You can get a pair of these at the dollar store too.

This idea is the perfect way to dress up your old or plain flip-flops! You could even go out and purchase some new ones and give these adorable flip-flops away as gifts. They could be customized to each person's preferences. They would look perfect worn with a cute sundress and a floppy crocheted sunhat. A perfect accessory for a trip to the beach!

What is "A" "B" and " c. "

"A" "B" "C" would be the 3 colors of your choice. They used plum, terracotta and lime.

You start with C=Lime; then you use B=Terra Cota; then you use C=Plum for the pompom.

What is 'A'?

A is the lime colored yarn in this pattern.

Sorry I put my reply on the wrong question. You start with C=Lime; then you use B=Terra Cota; then you use C=Plum for the pompom.


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