Free Knitting Patterns: Warm Baby Booties

Warm knit booties with a strap to keep them in place. Shown in Bernat Softee Baby.

Skill Level

To fit baby’s foot: 3/6 (12/18) mos.
Bernat® Softee Baby
(140 g /5 oz; 361 m/395 yds)
Sizes: 3/6 (12/18) mos
02000 (White)
02001 (Pink)
02002 (Pale Blue)
02004 (Mint)
02003 (Lemon)
With 1 ball of yarn you can make approx 13 pairs of booties.

Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. 2 buttons.

Ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time, then knit through back loops together.

22 sts and 28 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS: The instructions are written for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger size the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Cast on 29 (33) sts.
1st row: (RS). (K1. M1) twice. K11 (13). (M1. K1) twice (place marker on last st). M1. K1. M1. K11 (13). (M1. K1) twice. 37 (41) sts.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: (K1. M1) twice. Knit to 2 sts before marked st.
(M1. K1) 3 times. M1. Knit to last 2 sts. (M1. K1) twice.
Rep last 2 rows 0 (1) time more. 45 (57) sts.
Beg with a purl row, work 3 (5) rows in stocking st.
Shape instep: 1st row: K10 (13). (K1. ssk) 4 (5) times. K1. (K2tog. K1) 4 (5) times. K10 (13). 37 (47) sts.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: K10 (13). (ssk) 4 (5) times. K1. (K2tog) 4 (5) times. K10 (13). 29 (37) sts.
Knit 2 rows. Cast off knitwise.

Strap (make 2).
Cast on 31 (37) sts.
1st row: Knit.
2nd row: K1. K2tog. yo. Knit to end of row.
3rd row: Knit.
Cast off knitwise.

Sew back and sole seam. Sew Strap to Bootie as shown in picture. Sew buttons to correspond to buttonholes.

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