This project was a lot easier than I thought it would be, I bought a package of large, craft needles, picked on with a slight curve and simply pierced the sole of the flipflop from the top, coming out half way down the side. I did a blanket stitch with cotton yarn , using it as my first row of loops to start crocheting.I looked at a few patterns and sort of made up my own pattern by combining a few but here are a few links to help you get the right idea.
The results really surprised people.
WARNING. The cheapest flip-flops were too flimsy and the yarn ripped through the holes when I pulled tightly. The most expensive ones were so dense, I could hardly pierce the sole. So, the best soles for this project were the ones which were in the $2-$3 dollar range rather than $1 OR $6
I looked at a few patterns and made my own pattern by combining a few ideas but here are a few links to help you get the right idea.A tutorial on how to make beach house crocheted slippers out of flip flop rubber soles and cotton yarn. Step by step I take you through all the in’s and outs…
A video tutorial I found on Pinterest on how to make beach house crocheted slippers out of flip flop rubber soles and cotton yarn, take you through all the in’s and outs…. I cannot upload the video on youtube but here is my link on Pinterest . She makes a ballet slipper style of slipper. https://www.pinterest.com/pin/130604457923568656/