Preemie Booties Boy/Girl

Preemie Booties Boy/Girl
Preemie Booties Boy/Girl

 

 

Crochet Patterns - Preemie Booties Girl or Boy

 

Copyright Marla Potter 2006. All Rights Reserved

This darling baby booties crochet pattern was kindly contributed by designer Marla Potter of Marla's Crochet Room. Please contact Marla with any questions regarding this pattern.

Sizes: Size 2�; 3�. Shown in boys size 2��.

Materials: 1/2oz (approximate depending on yarn and pattern) of Baby weight or baby sport yarn; F hook.

Pattern written for 2�� booties with directions for 3� booties in parenthesis. To make a 2� size bootie use a size E hook with baby fingering or pompadour yarn. Foot: Chain 20 (28) Row 1: Double crochet in 3rd chain from hook and in each double crochet. (First 2 chains count as first double crochet.) Row 2-3: Ch 1, turn. Double crochet in the first double crochet from hook and in each double crochet across (Do NOT skip first double crochet; the chain 1 does NOT count as the first double crochet.) Row 4: Do NOT chain 1, but turn. Slip stitch in 1st 9 (14) double crochets, fold work in half and using a slip stitch in ONE LOOP ONLY of each side, join the 2 sides together. You should have 9 (14) slip stitches after your work is folded and both sides are joined. Now, slip stitch in the 3 ends of the rows to form the toe, and in the next 4 (6) stitches. Slip stitch in next stitch of the BACK SIDE (the side away from you) ONLY and chain 2. Cuff: Row 1: Single crochet in next 11 (13) stitches. You should have 12 (14) single crochets (the chain 2 you just made in the first stitch counts as the first single crochet. Row 2-3: Ch 2, turn. Single crochet in each single crochet across. Edgings: For a boy: Rows 1-3: chain 2, sc in each sc across. Finish off at end of row 3 and weave in end. For a girl: Ch 1, 3 double crochets in first single crochet, skip the next single crochet, * 1 single crochet in next single crochet, skip the next single crochet, 3 double crochets in next single crochet, continue from * around. End by skipping last 2 sc, shell in last sc. (For 3� version, end with a 3dc shell in 3rd stitch from the end, slip stitch in last stitch.) Finish off and weave in end. For both boy and girl booties: Turn bootie inside out so your seams are on the inside. For girls: Weave a piece of coordinating ribbon or yarn through the 2nd from top row (not around the ankle but at the front as if lacing a shoelace) and tie a small bow. For boys: Leave off the tie and fold cuff down on both sides

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