If you’ve never been to Quebec in the winter, to tell you it gets cold in the winter is a serious understatement. Frigid is more like the word to describe a typical Quebec winter. It makes sense, then, that the Quebecois have become accustomed to wearing knitted or crocheted booties called “pantoufles”, or, “slippers” when translated from French. It was there that I fell in love with crocheted booties and it’s now a tradition to make a new pair every year or two. In honor of my love for Quebec (just not the cold!), here’s how to crochet your own booties.