Easy Baby Booties

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De­sign by Es­telle Voelker

PAT­TERN NOTES

You will need about 1 oz of MC and 1/4 oz of CC to com­plete a pair of booties. Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join rounds with a slip stitch un­less oth­er­wise stated. If dif­fer­ent-size Booties are de­sired, use dif­fer­ent-size hook and/or yarn thick­ness. Chain-2 at be­gin­ning of round counts as half dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of round counts as dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated.

BOOTIE

Make 2. Rnd 1: With MC yarn, ch 9, 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in each of next 5 chs, dc in next ch, 5 dc in last ch, work­ing on op­po­site side of foun­da­tion ch, dc in next ch, hdc in each of next 5 chs, 2 sc in last ch, join (see Pat­tern

Notes) in first sc. (22 sts) Rnd 2: Ch 2 (see Pat­tern Notes), 2 hdc in next st, hdc in each of next 7 sts, 2 hdc in each of next 5 sts, hdc in each of next 7 sts, 2 hdc in next st, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-2, turn. (29 sts)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch-1, 2 sc in next st, sc in each of next 10 sts, 2 sc in each of next 6 sts, sc in each of next 10 sts, 2 sc in next st, join in first sc. (37 sc)

Note: Rnd 3 de­ter­mines the length of the Bootie Sole. If not size re­quired, change hook size and/or yarn thick­ness.

UP­PER FOOT

Rnd 4: Work­ing in front lps (see

Stitch Guide), ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch-1, sc in each st around, join in beg sc, turn. (37 sts)

Rnd 5: Ch 2, hdc in each of next 12 sts, [ dc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts] 6 times, hdc in each of next 12 sts, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-2. (31 sts)

Rnd 6: Ch 2, hdc in each of next 9 sts, [dc dec in next 2 sts] 6 times, hdc in each of next 9 sts, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-2. (25 sts)

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in same st as beg ch-1, sc in each of next 7 sts, [dc dec in next 2 sts] 5 times, sc in each of next 7 sts, join in beg sc. (20 sts) Rnd 8: If join­ing is not at cen­ter back of Bootie, sl st in each st to cen­ter back, ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), dc in each st around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (20 dc)

CUFF

Rnd 1: Join (see Pat­tern Notes)

CC color, ch 3, dc in each st around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn. (20 dc)

Rnds 2–4: Ch 3, dc in each st around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn. Fas­ten off on last rnd.

TIE Make 2.

Cut two 15-inch lengths of cord or rib­bon, or cro­chet two 15-inch chs for Ties. Weave in and out of dc sts of rnd 8. So that Baby can­not pull the Ties free, the Ties may be an­chored by stitch­ing the cen­ter of each Tie to the cen­ter back st of rnd 8. If us­ing cro­cheted ch, cro­chet the first half, make a ch st around cen­ter back st of rnd 8, then cro­chet the rem half. Fas­ten off, leav­ing 6-inch tail to at­tach Pom­poms.

POM­POMS

Wrap CC yarn around 1-inch square of card­board 10 times. Re­move yarn from card­board and with a 10-inch length of yarn tie at cen­ter of loops. Cut loops open and trim even. At­tach Pom­pom to each end of Tie with 6-inch tail.

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