You know those two-dollar flip flops you tend to walk by without even glancing at? Well, check out his amazing idea from Petals to Picots and chances are they might just become the only summer footwear you’ll ever buy again!
If you ask us, the best kinds of craft projects are those that transform the ordinary into something truly extraordinary. Suffice to say these awesome crochet flip flops tick all the right boxes and then some – plain and uninspiring flip flops made into unique works of art with a few basic supplies. Best of all, it also happens to be one of the simplest crochet projects you’re ever likely to come across, making it a great starting point for beginners looking to get crafty.
Free Pattern, Simple Tutorial
In terms of supplies, there’s really very little you’ll need to have a go at making one, two or any number of pairs of your own.
- Cheap flip flops (as long as they’re not uncomfortable!)
- A sewing needle
- Worsted weight yarn
- H crochet hook
As can be seen in the images here, it’s simple a case of creating a cute and colorful crochet covering for the straps of the flip flops, starting at one end and making your way over to the other. Once you’ve completed the basic crochet part of the process, you can then add your own choice of embellishments to create a genuinely outstanding finish. The flower pictured here is of course a perfect touch – the pattern for which you’ll also find free of charge via the link below.
You can really go to town with the colors you choose and the creativity you put into these – unique results are always the very best results of all. And when it comes to inspiring, thoughtful and surprisingly affordable gifts for the summertime, who wouldn’t be delighter to receive a pair of these from someone awesome?