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Baby Bootees Pattern

Baby Bootees Knitting Pattern

Baby Bootees Pattern- whilst we hope this free knitting pattern works out well for you The Knitting Wool Store disclaims responsibility.

Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2- 3/4) years
To fit foot length: 10-11-12 (14-16) cm / 4''-4 3/8''-4¾'' (5½''-6¼'')

Materials: Merino Baby Yarn
50-100-100 (100-100) g colour Heavenly Blue

DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 3.5 mm / US 4 – or size needed to get 22 sts in garter st = width 10 cm / 4''.
DOUBLE POINTED NEEDLES size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 (for rib).

Instructions for Baby Bootees Pattern

PATTERN:
See diagram M.1 – Diagram shows all the rows in the pattern seen from RS.

GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

GARTER ST (in the round): K 1 round, P 1 round.

Worked in the round on double pointed needles.
Cast on 48-52-52 (56-56) sts on double pointed needles size 2.5 mm / US 1or2 with Merino Baby.
Work rib, K1/P1 – round beg mid back.
When piece measures 4-5-5 (5-6) cm / 1½"-2"-2" (2"-2 3/8") K3 tog (= K1, P1, K1) mid back, work 4 rounds rib, then P3 tog (= P1, K1, P1) mid back = 44-48-48 (52-52) sts.
Continue in rib.
When piece measures 10-11-12 (13-14) cm / 4''-4 3/8''-4¾'' (5 1/8''-5½'') change to double pointed needles size 3.5 mm / US 4.
K 1 round AT THE SAME TIME dec 7 sts evenly = 37-41-41 (45-45) sts.

Now slip the first 14-15-15 (16-16) sts on a stitch holder, keep the next 9-11-11 (13-13) sts on needle (= mid upper foot) and slip the remaining 14-15-15 (16-16) sts on a stitch holder.
Continue as follows back and forth on 9-11-11 (13-13) sts on upper foot:
K 2 rows starting from RS.
Then continue like this: 1 garter st, 1-2-2 (3-3) stockinette sts, chart M.1 (= 5 sts), 1-2-2 (3-3) stockinette sts and 1 garter st.
Continue in pattern like this:
NOTE: in SIZE 1/3 months and 6/9 months work 2 vertical repeats of M.1, in SIZE 12/18 months and 2 years work 3 vertical repeats and in SIZE 3/4 years work 4 vertical repeats.

When piece on upper foot measures 3.5-4-5 (6.5-7.5) cm / 1 1/4"-1½"-2" (2½"-2 7/8") – adjust to after at least 2 rows stockinette st after the last repeat of M.1 - pick up 8-9-11 (14-16) sts each side of upper piece and slip sts from stitch holders back on needle = 53-59-63 (73-77) sts.
Continue in garter st on all sts in the round for 1.5-2-2.5 (3-3.5) cm / ½"-3/4"-7/8" (1 1/8"-1 1/4"), then P 1 round.
Cast off all sts except the middle 9-11-11 (13-13) at front of bootee. Work garter st for 9-10-11 (13-15) cm / 3½"-4"-4 3/8" (5 1/8"-6") on these sts for sole.
Bind off and sew sole to the bootee – sew edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam.
Make the other bootee in the same way.

Diagram and explanation for pattern.

The Knitting Wool Store Free Knitting Patterns Baby Bootees Knitting Pattern.

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