Snuggly Wuggly™ Booties
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Snuggly Wuggly™ Booties


Give baby soothing comfort with these soft and cozy booties made from Loops & Threads™ Snuggly Wuggly™. They’re quick and fun to make, and the perfect gift for baby showers. Great for any skill level, too!
Designed by Loops & Threads™
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Loops & Threads™ Snuggly Wuggly™ (Solids 141g /5-oz; 408m/446 yds):
    Main Color MC (01424 Soft Red) or (01233 Fresh Green) 1 ball
    Contrast A (01005 White) 1 ball
  • Size 4mm (U.S. G or 6) Crochet Hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Buttons for Girl’s Version (2)
  • Buttons for Boy’s Version (4)
 

Project Instructions

Step: 1

FINISHED SIZE
To fit baby’s foot: 3/6 (12/18) mos.


Step: 2

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). When only one number is given, it applies to both sizes.


Step: 3

GAUGE
16 sc and 17 rows = 4-inches [10cm].


Step: 4

With MC, ch 16 (22).


Step: 5

1st row: (RS). 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each of next 4 (7) ch. 2 sc in each of next 2 ch. 1 sc in next ch. 2 sc in each of next 2 ch. 1 sc in each of next 4 (7) ch. 2 sc in last ch. 21 (27) sc. Turn.


Step: 6

2nd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 (10) sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 7 (10) sc. 2 sc in last sc. 27 (33) sts.


Step: 7

3rd row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 10 (13) sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 10 (13) sc. 2 sc in last sc. 33 (39) sts.


Step: 8

4th row: Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. 1 sc in each of next 13 (16) sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. 2 sc in each of next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of next 13 (16) sc. 2 sc in last sc. 39 (45) sts. Break MC.


Step: 9

Join A. Turn.


Step: 10

5th row: With A, ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.


Step: 11

Rep last row 5 (7) times more. Break A.


Step: 12

Shape Instep
1st row: (RS). With MC, ch 1. Working in back loops only, 1 sc in each of next 13 (16) sc. [(Yoh and draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times. Yoh and draw through all 4 loops on hook - dc3tog made] twice. 1 dc in next sc. (Dc3tog over next 3 sts) twice. 1 sc in each sc to end of row.


Step: 13

2nd row: (RS). Ch 1. Working in both loops, 1 sc in each of next 13 (16) sc. [Yoh and draw up a loop in next st. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 5 times. Yoh and draw through all 6 loops on hook - dc5tog made] 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Fasten off .


Step: 14

Strap: (make 2)


Step: 15

Girl’s Version only: Ch 30 (33).


Step: 16

Boy’s Version only: Ch 15 (18).


Step: 17

Both Versions
1st row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of row. Turn.


Step: 18

2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc to last 3 sc. Ch 2. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.


Step: 19

3rd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in fi rst sc. 2 sc in next ch-2 sp. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Fasten off.


Step: 20

FINISHING
Sew back and sole seam. Sew Strap to bootie as shown in picture noting Boy’s or Girl’s version. Sew buttons to correspond to buttonholes. Remember that buttons can become a choking hazard for babies. In order for your project to be safe, take care to secure buttons tightly to the bootie.


Step: 21

Note
Boys version has 1 buttonhole at one end. The opposite button is decorative only.


Step: 22

ABBREVIATIONS
Ch = Chain(s)
Dc = Double crochet
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
Sc = Single crochet
Sp(s) = Space(s)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Yoh = Yarn over hook.


Tips

Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

To create the textured effect, work in back loops of each stitch across row.