Toddler's Sneakers

Toddler's Sneakers
Toddler's Sneakers

 

 

Crochet Patterns - Child's Sneakers

 

This unique crochet pattern for toddler's sneakers was Kindly Contributed by Designer: Sue Norrad of Sues' Crochet and Knitting. For more unique patterns like this, click here and visit Sue's design gallery.

Copyright ? S. J. Norrad. All Rights Reserved

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Marerials: 1 - 50g Black 4 ply knitting worsted; 1 - 50g ball of White 4 ply knitting worsted; Hook - 4.00mm/G6.

Size: Depending on the size of the child, these will fit a 3 to 5 year old with a foot length of 6 to 7 inches. For larger slippers, use a 4.50mm or 5.00mm hook. For Babies and Toddlers - you could use a 3-ply sport weight yarn and a 3.50mm or 3.00mm hook.

Abbreviations used: st - stitch; ch - chain; ss - slip stitch sc - single crochet; dc - double crochet; beg - beginning; tog - together.

Sole: With black yarn, ch 5. Row 1 - 2 sc in second ch from hook, 1 sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, ch 1, turn. (6 sc) In the next rows, all stitches are through back loops only. (Throughout the pattern, ch 1 does not count in the stitch count.) Row 2 - 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, ch 1, turn. (8 sc) Row 3 - 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next sc, ch 1, turn. (10 sc) Row 4 - 2 sc in first sc, 1 sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next sc, ch 1, turn. (12 sc) Row 5 - 1 sc in each st, ch 1, turn. (12 sc) Rows 6 to 14 - Same as Row 5. Row 15 - 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (10 sc) Row 16 - 1 sc in each st, ch 1, turn. (10 sc) Rows 17 to 25 - Same as Row 16. Row 26 - 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (8 sc) Row 27 - 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (6 sc) Row 28 - 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (4 sc) Row 29 - Skip first st, 2 sc tog, ss in last st, ch 1, turn. Next, skip the first ss, ss in the sc of previous row, ch 1 and 1 sc in same st. Place 1 sc at the end of each row along side of sole (don't make them too tight) (30 sc), place 4 sc across the back of the starting chain, place 1 sc at the end of each row along other side of sole (29 sc), 1 sc in the ss at the beginning of this round, ss to join to the starting sc, ch 1, (Total = 64 sc) do not turn. Now you are going to make a turning ridge - 1 ss through the front loops of each sc (don't make your ss too tight), ss to join, attach white yarn, ch 1, turn.

Body of Sneaker: Row 1 - 1 sc tbl only in each st, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (64 sc) Row 2 - 1 sc through both loops in each st, ss to join, ch 1, turn. Row 3 - 1 sc through both loops in next 3 sts, 1 sc tbl only in next 24 sts. Through both loops 2 dc tog twice, 1 dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc tog twice. Tbl only 1 sc in next 24 sts. Through both loops 1 sc in next 3 sts, ss to join, ch 1, turn. (60 sts) Row 4 - Through both loops 1 sc in next 25 sts, 2 dc tog twice, 1 dc in next 2 sts, 2 dc tog twice, 1 sc in next 25 sts, ss to join, ch 2, turn. (56 sts) Row 5 - Through both loops 1 dc in next 3 sts. Tbl only 1 sc in next 7 sts, 1 hdc in next 5 sts, 1 sc in next 8 sts. Through both loops 2 dc tog twice, 1 dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc tog twice. Tbl only 1 sc in next 8 sts, 1 hdc in next 5 sts, 1 sc in next 7 sts. Through both loops 1 sc in next 3 sts, ss to join, ch 2, turn. (52 sts) (TIP: To make smooth color changes, on the last stitch before you change colors, drop the color you are using before you pull the yarn through the last 2 loops on your hook, pick up the new color and with yarn over your hook, pull through the last 2 loops on your hook.) Row 6 - Through both loops 1 dc in next 3 sts, 1 sc in next st. With black yarn 1 sc in next 6 sts, 1 hdc in next 5 sts, 1 sc in next 7 sts. With white yarn 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc tog. With black yarn 1 sc in next 7 sts, 1 hdc in next 5 sts, 1 sc in next 6 sts. With white yarn 1 sc in next st, 1 dc in next 3 sts, ss to join, cut yarn and fasten off. (50 sts)

Sides: Row 1 - With toe end of sneaker facing you, and on the left hand side, join white yarn in the "2 sc tog" of previous row. Ch 2, working towards heel of sneaker skip next st. Tbl only 1 sc in next 6 sts, 1 dc in next 5 sts, 1 sc in next 7 sts. Through both loops 1 dc in next 6 sts. Tbl only 1 sc in next 7 sts, 1 dc in next 5 sts, 1 sc in next 6 sts, ch 2, skip next st. Through both loops ss to next st, ch 1, turn. Row 2 - 1 ss in each of the 2 chs. Through both loops ss in next st, 1 sc in next 2 sts, ch 2, skip next st, 1 sc in next 2 sts, 1 dc in next 5 sts, 1 sc in next 7 sts, 1 dc in next 6 sts, 1 sc in next 7 sts, 1 dc in next 5 sts, 1 sc in next 2 sts, ch 2, skip next st, ss in next st, ch 1, turn. Row 3 - Tbl only ss in the 2 chs, 1 ss in next st, 1 sc in next 2 sts, ch 2, skip next st, 1 sc in next 3 sts, 1 ss (loosely) in next 7 sts. Through both loops 1 sc in next 6 sts. Tbl only 1 ss (loosely) in next 7 sts, 1 sc in next 3 sts, ch 2, skip next st, ss in next st. Cut yarn and fasten off. Edging - With toe end of sneaker facing you, on the left hand side join black yarn in the same place where you began on Row 1 of "Sides" (beside the opening for tongue). Ch 1, make an edging along this side by slip stitching (ss) loosely tbl only in sts and ch 2 spaces (eyelets). Continue around back of sneaker and the other side to tongue opening, turn, ch 1, skip first ss, ss tbl only all around again to beginning, fasten off.

Tongue: Row 1 - Begin the tongue in the 4 sts between the sides at the front. With right side facing you, Join white yarn, tbl only ch 1 and 1 sc in the first st, 1 sc in next 2 sts, ch 1, turn. (4 sts) All stitches in next rows are through both loops. Row 2 - 1 sc in each st, ch 1, turn. (4 sts) Row 3 - 2 sc in first st, 1 sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, ch 1, turn. (6 sts) Row 4 - 1 sc in each st, ch 1, turn. Row 5 - 2 sc in first st, 1 sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in last st, ch 1, turn. (8 sts) Rows 6 to 10 - 1 sc in each st, ch 1, turn. Row 11 - 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (6 sts) Row 12 - 2 sc tog, 1 sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc tog, ch 1, turn. (4 sts) Row 13 - Skip first st, 2 sc tog, ss in last st, fasten off. Edging - With right side facing you, on right hand side at base of tongue, beginning on the second row, join black and place 1 ss (loosely) at end of each row and across the sts at top, and along each end of row on the other side of tongue. Ch 1, turn. Tbl only ss around tongue again to beginning. Fasten off.

Laces: Leaving a tail of about 4 or 5 inches (so you can weave in with darning needle), ch 120.

Finishing - with darning needle weave in all loose yarn ends. If you want, tack tongue in place by sewing a stitch below eyelets to tongue. The sneakers will be easy to pull on and off anyway, so you don't really need to untie them.

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