Genius slipper design where you knit a short "scarf", fold and sew onto your bottom. Garter stitch extra chunky yarn about wide, and however many rows you need, then sew into the 2 layers of the felt bottom.
Tapes with knitting needles scheme
Inspiration: lace around a V-neck
одёжки на ножки
Вязание: тапочки крючком.
домашние тапки спицами
So if you really, really want to do socks on strait needles you can.