Loops & Threads™ Knit Baby Booties
These adorable little booties made from Loops & Threads™ Snuggly Wuggly, are the perfect gift to keep baby warm and comfy.
Designed by Loops & Threads™ Design Team
- Loops & Threads™ Snuggly Wuggly (Solids - 5 oz / 140g)
Main Color (MC) (01412 Soft Pink) 1 ball
Contrast A (01005 White) 1 ball
- Size 4mm (U.S. 6) Knitting Needles or size needed to obtain gauge
- Small Buttons (2)
- St Holders (2)
To fit baby’s feet: 6/12 mos (18/24 mos).
22 sts and 28 rows = 4 ins [10cm] in stocking st.
Note: The instructions are written for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger size the instructions will be written thus ( ).
With A, cast on 34 (40) sts.
Work in garter st (knit every row) for 1 inch [2.5cm], noting 1st row is WS and ending with a WS row. Break A.
With MC, work 2 rows in stocking st.
Next row: K22 (26). Turn. Leave rem 12 (14) sts on first st holder.
Next row: P10 (12). Leave rem 12 (14) sts on second st holder.
Next row: K10 (12). Next row: P10 (12).
Rep last 2 rows 10 (12) times more. Break yarn and leave all sts on right-hand needle.
Proceed as follows:
With RS of work facing and MC, K12 (14) from first st holder. Pick up and knit 10 (12) sts along side of instep. K10 (12) sts of instep. Pick up and knit 10 (12) sts along other side of instep. K12 (14) sts from second st holder. 54 (64) sts.
Beg with purl row, work 5 rows in stocking st. Break MC.
With A, work 2 rows in stocking st.
1st row: (RS). K2tog. K23 (28). (K2tog) twice. K23 (28). K2tog.
2nd and alt rows: Knit.
3rd row: K2tog. K21 (26). (K2tog) twice. K21 (26). K2tog.
5th row: K2tog. K19 (24). (K2tog) twice. K19 (24). K2tog.
Cont in same manner, dec 4 sts every following alt row to 26 (32) sts. Cast off.
Sew back and sole seam. Sew on buttons on side of booties (see picture).
Use the booties as the bow on a baby shower gift - adorable!