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by Susan L. Kraus
Updated August 21, 2004

SLK Baby Booties

by Susan L. Kraus


Size:  Newborn to 3 months
Bootie Length:  4 inches.
Materials:  1 ounce baby sport yarn,
and size H (5.00mm) crochet hook.
*For a smaller "Take Me Home" size use baby yarn (not fingering) and size G (4.00mm) crochet hook.

Note:  Beg ch 2 does not count as a st in this pattern.

Bootie:  Beginning at toe, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring.
Rnd 1 (Right Side):   Working over tail of yarn, Ch 2, work 9 dc in ring, join with a sl st in first dc. Pull end of yarn tail to close up hole. 9 sts.
Rnd 2:  Ch 2, turn, 2 dc in each st around, join with a sl st in first dc. 18 sts.
Rnd 3:  Ch 2, turn, dc in base of ch 2 (1 st increased), dc in each st around, join with a sl st in first dc. 19 sts.
Rnd 4:  Repeat Rnd 3. 20 sts.
Rnd 5:  Repeat Rnd 3. 21 sts.
Row 6:  Ch 2, turn, dc in next 18 sts. Do not work last 3 stitches.
Rows 7-9:  Ch 2, turn, dc in each st. 18 sts. Cut yarn at end of Row 9 leaving a length to sew back seam. With right sides tog, sew back seam. Turn bootie right side out.

Cuff: Rnd 1 (right side):  Attach yarn with sl st at back seam of bootie, ch 2, work 22 dc evenly spaced around top of bootie. Join with sl st in top of first dc.
Rnd 2-6:   Ch 2, turn, dc in each st around. Join with sl st in top of first dc. Rnd 6 will be on the outside of bootie when cuff is turned down.

Edging:  (Ch 1 and sc) in each st around, join with sl st in first sc.
Fasten off. Weave in ends of yarn on wrong side of bootie. Turn down 3 rnds of cuff.
Tie:  Ch 70, pull yarn through last st and pull tight for knot. Pull beginning end of yarn tight for knot. Weave tie through dc sts of Rnd 1 of Cuff. Tie in a bow at front of bootie. Trim ends of yarn about a quarter of an inch from knots.

Repeat for second bootie.

Models were made with Red Heart Soft Baby yarn.

Copyright 2003 by Susan L. Kraus. This document is free for personal use and may be shared and distributed so long as it remains fully intact including this copyright notice, and no profit is made from its distribution or use.

This pattern may be found at
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