Lincoln Newborn Booties

Lincoln Newborn Booties
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Step 1: Getting Started

These Lincoln newborn booties are adorable! Crochet a pair for your new bundle of joy or for a unique handmade baby shower gift. These booties are 3 ¼" in length and should fit most newborns, which have feet from 3 ¼ - 3 ¾ inches in length. The booties tie like sneakers on to the baby’s feet, making them practical and easy to use. You will love them. This pattern also has a matching Newborn Beanie. Create a set in every color for your little one.

Difficulty: Easy to Intermediate

Materials: Simply Soft Caron: Heather grey and black, black ribbon, and a size G crochet hook (for a slightly bigger shoe use an H crochet hook).

Key:

CH = Chain

SL = Slip Stitch

SLO = Slip Stitch Only

SC = Single Crochet

SC2tog = Single Crochet 2 stitches together

Rnd = Round

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Step 2: The Sole

Instructions:

Sole: Grey

Base: Ch 11

Rnd 1: (start in 2nd CH from hook) 9 SC, 3 SC in end sp to turn, (working along back of ch), 8 SC, 2 SC in last sp, SL to 1st SC made, Ch 1, turn.

Rnd 2: SC, 3 SC in next sp, 10 SC, 3 SC in next sp, 9 SC, Sl to 1st SC made, turn.

Rnd 3: 10 SC, 2 SC in next sp, SC, 2 SC in next sp, 10 SC, 2 SC in next sp, SC, 2 SC in next sp, Sl to 1st SC made, tie off, hide string.

Sole

Step 3: The Next Step

Tongue: Black

Work in 11 sts around the toe of bootie, make sure it is even on both sides.

Row 1: 11 SC, CH 1, turn.

Row 2: 2 SC in 1st sp,  2 SC, SC2tog, SC, SC2tog, 2 SC, 2 SC in last sp, Ch 1, turn. (11)

Row 3: 2 SC in 1st sp,  2 SC, SC2tog, SC, SC2tog, 2 SC, 2 SC in last sp, Ch 1, turn. (11)

Row 4: 2 SC in 1st sp,  2 SC, SC2tog, SC, SC2tog, 2 SC, 2 SC in last sp, Ch 1, turn. (11)

Row 5: 2 SC in 1st sp, 2 SC, SC5tog, 2 SC, 2 SC in last sp, CH 1, turn. (9)

Row 6: 3 SC, Sc3tog, 3 SC, Ch 1, turn. (7)

Row 7-9: 7 SC, Ch 1 turn.

Tie off and Hide string.

Attach yarn to the far right of tongue and sc from one side to the other, 3 SC in the corners. (Finishing Stitch)

Tongue

Step 4: The Body

Body: Grey

Hold the toe of the bootie facing to the right. Attach the grey yarn to the sole of the shoe – overlapping by one stitch so the black tongue and the body share one space.

Instructional

Row 1: 2 SC in Shared sp, 20 SC, 2 SC in next sp (Shared sp also), CH 1, turn.

Row 2: 2 SC in 1st sp, 22 SC, 2 SC in last sp, CH 1, turn.

Row 3: SC2tog, 22 SC, SC2tog, CH 1, turn.

Row 4: SC2tog, 20 SC, SC2tog, CH 1, turn.

Row 5: SC2tog, 18 SC, SC2tog, CH 1, turn.

Row 6: SC2tog, 16 SC, SC2tog, CH 1, turn.

Row 7: SC2tog, *SCFP, SCBP, rep from * around to last 2 sp, SC2tog, tie off hide string.

Attach yarn by row one of body along the side, SLO up the side then along row 7 and down the other side to other end of row 1, this is the finishing row.

Body Of Shoe

Don’t forget the second shoe!! And the matching Newborn Beanie!

 

About The Author

Esther Leavitt is a pattern designer and craft editor for Craftown.com.  About herself she says "Crafts are a way for me to unwind but at the same time keep my hands busy so I don't go crazy."  She is also the owner and proprietor of Crafts by Starlight