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Wednesday, 24 April 2013

baby booties pattern


Materials
DK or 8ply yarn
2 small buttons
3mm straight knitting needles
Yarn needle for seaming
Row marker

This will fit a newborn to 3 months depending on the size of the baby.
 Using DK yarn and ur 3mm needles,cast on 31 stitches and knit 1 row
Row 2: K1, yarn over, K14, yarn over, K1, yarn over, K14, yarn over, K1
Row 3: knit (when u get to the yarn overs, knit the back of the stitch)
Row 4: K2, yarn over, K14, yarn over, K3, yarn over, K14, yarn over, K2
Row 5: knit (when u get to the yarn overs, knit the back of the stitch)
Row 6: K3, yarn over, K14, yarn over, K5, yarn over, K14, yarn over, K3
Row 7: knit (when u get to the yarn overs, knit the back of the stitch)
Row 8: K4, yarn over, K14, yarn over, K7, yarn over, K14, yarn over, K4
Row 9: knit (when u get to the yarn overs, knit the back of the stitch) (47 stitches)
Rows 10-17: Knit all stitches.
Row 18: K27, K2TOG and turn
Row 19-27: K8, K2TOG and turn
ROW 28: K8, K2TOG and knit to the end
Row 29: K21, K2TOG and knit to the end
Row 30: K9,  place the 9 stitches on holder, cast off till u have 8 stitches in the left needle and knit to the end(8+1 u have during cast off=9)
FOR LEFT BOOTIE
STRAP:
Row 1: K9, cast on 13 stitches using cable cast on method
Row 2: knit all stitches
Row 3: K18, K2TOG, yarn over, K2
Row 4: knit all stitches
Bind off
Rejoin yarn where you started binding off
Knit 4 rows
Bind off

FOR RIGHT BOOTIE
Knit 4 rows
Bind off
STRAP:

Row 1: cast on 13 stitches using the thumb method and knit across the 9 stitches
Row 2: knit all stitches
Row 3: K2, yarn over, K2TOG, Knit to the end
Row 4: knit all stitches
Bind off

Finishing:

Sew back and bottom of booties. Sew buttons securely. Weave in all yarn ends to wrong side of work.

Note: Small buttons may pose a choking hazard, so be sure to stitch securely to bootie


5 comments:

  1. are the strap suppose to be attached?

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  2. Hi. When you say at Row 19-27 to K8, K2TOG, Turn - do i simply knit (garter) back on the next row (R
    20) and then repeat the Turn row on the following (R 21) for 8 rows or do i repeat the 'turn row' 8 x's? I'm confused. Love these but I'm stuck :(

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  3. Just turn as the garter still will hida any holes and its not a wrapped turn

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  4. This pattern is PERFECT! I've been searching for exactly this for 2 weeks. Love it!

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  5. That pattern is Amazing! I love it! Thank you to share with Us! God bless you always!

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