Thursday, 3 October 2013

How To - Simple and Quick Newborn Baby Booties

Due to very popular demand I have finally written down my tutorial to my very simple newborn baby booties! hoorah!

You can watch my video tutorial at the bottom of this written pattern on how to make them as well as my video tutorial on how to make the matching newborn beanie.

These booties are very quick to work up and look great in 3 colours but you can of course just keep them plain in one colour. Have fun!

So what will you need, let's read on...


Simple and Quick Newborn Baby Booties!

You will need;

  • 3.5mm crochet hook
  • DK/Light worsted weight yarn in light blue, dark blue and white (or your chosen colours)
  • Yarn needle and scissors
DB = Dark Blue
LB = Light Blue
W = White


Step 1
Add a slip-stitch trim and some roses for a sweeter finish
Using DB and 3.5mm crochet hook, ch15, 2sc in 2nd st from hook, 1sc in next 12 sts, 2sc in last st - (16)

Step 2
Crocheting back into your foundation chain sts, work 2sc in 1st st, 1sc in next 12 sts, 2sc in last st - (32 sts in total from steps 1 and 2) sl st in next st regardless of round.

Step 3
Ch2 (count as st here and throughout), 3dc in next st, 1dc in next 13 sts, 3dc in next st, 1dc in next st, 3dc in next st, 1dc in next 13 sts, 3dc in last st - (40) sl st in top of ch2

Step 4
Ch2, 1dc in next st, 2dc in next 2 sts, 1dc in next 14 sts, 2dc in next 2 sts, 1dc in next 2 sts, 2dc in next 2 sts, 1dc in next 14 sts, 2dc in last 2 sts, sl st in top of ch2 - (48)

Step 5
Ch1, in front loops only for this round crochet 1sc in ea front loop around, sl st in ch1 - (48)

Step 6
Ch1, 1sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog, 1sc in next 12 sts, hdc2tog, dc2tog six times, hdc2tog, 1sc in next 12 sts, sc2tog, 1sc in last st, join LB with sl st in ch1 - (38)

Step 7
Continuing in LB ch1, 1sc in next 14 sts, hdc2tog, dc2tog three times, hdc2tog, 1sc in last 13 sts, join W with sl st in ch1 - (33)

Step 8
Continuing in W ch1, 1sc in next 13 sts, hdc2tog, dc2tog twice, hdc2tog, 1sc in last 11 sts, sl st in ch1 - (29) Fasten off and tie in all tails.



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