Lion Brand® Knit Nature’s Choice Baby Booties
- Lion Brand® Nature’s Choice- 1 Ball Almond
- Lion Brand® Knitting Needles Size 8 [5 mm]
- Lion Brand® Large-Eyed Blunt Needle
- Strip of Cardboard- 1 in. [2.5 cm] wide
14 stitches across and 28 rows down should measure 4 in. [10cm] square in Garter stitch (knit every stitch on every row).
BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
Cast on 20 stitches. Work in Garter stitch (knit every stitch on every row) for 30 rows.
Next Row *Knit next 2 stitches together, repeat from * across row - 10 stitches remain.
Next Row Knit.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail into large-eyed blunt needle, then, one at a time, through the 12 stitches. Pull tail to gather stitches together. Knot yarn to secure. With same yarn, sew open edges of Bootie together from toe to within 2 1/2 in. [6.25 cm] of opposite end of Bootie.
Sew remaining end of Bootie for back seam. Weave in ends by threading each end into large-eyed blunt needle, then weaving the end through the knitted stitches.
Cut an 18 in. [45.75 cm] strand of yarn. Thread strand into large-eyed blunt needle, and weave through open edge of Bootie, around ankle. Repeat for second Bootie.
Tassels (make 4)
Wrap yarn around cardboard 10 times. Cut yarn leading from ball.
Cut a 4 in. [10.25 cm] length of yarn, thread through top of tassel and tie tightly. Cut yarn strands at other end of tassel open and remove cardboard.
Cut a 6 in. [15.25 cm] length of yarn and wrap around tassel tightly several times at midpoint. Weave yarn end into tassel.
Tie tassels to ends of Laces. Tie Laces into bows.
TipsRefer to photo to complete project.
Follow manufacturer's directions for all products used.