This free crochet bootie pattern is easy to follow and great for beginners. These would make a fantastic, quick gift for a baby shower or gender reveal party or just a sweet make to keep those tiny toes cozy.
Yarn – 30g – 40g of DK weight yarn (I used Stylecraft Special DK in white)
Hook – 3.5mm
Newborn – 3 months
Chain – Ch
Slip Stitch – slst
Single Crochet – sc
Half-double Crochet – Hdc
Half-double together – Hdctog
Double Crochet – dc
Crab Stitch (Reverse Single Crochet)
Round 1 Ch 13, 2 dc in 3rd chain from hook, dc x 9, 6 x dc in next (last) chain, now working down the other side of the chain, dc x 9, dc x 3, slst to join. (29)
Round 2 Ch 1, 2 Hdc, Hdc x 10, 2 Hdc x 6, Hdc x 10, 2Hdc x 2, slst to join. (38)
Round 3 Ch1, 2 Hdc x 2, Hdc x 10, *2 Hdc, 1 Hdc* repeat from * to * x 6, 2 Hdc, Hdc x 10, 2 Hdc x 3. (50)
Round 4 Sc in back loops only. (50)
Round 5 Sc OVER previous round. (50)
Rounds 6 – 8 Sc around. (50)
Round 9 Sc x 12, Hdctog x 12 (in back loops only), sc x 14. (38)
Round 10 Sc x 12, Hdctog x 7, sc x 12 (31)
Round 11 Sc x 15, Hdctog, sc x 14 (30)
Rounds 12 – 15 Dc around. (30)
Rounds 16 – 18 Turn work, Skip 1st dc, Dc in next stitch, Dc in skipped stitch (work behind) x 15, slst to join. Cut yarn after round 18 and sew in ends.
Hold bootie right side up with heel toward you, join yarn in left hand unworked loop from round 9, crab stitch (Reverse Single Crochet),skip next stitch, around to last unworked stitch. Cut yarn and sew in ends. (13)
Fold down cuff, relax and smile, your bootie is complete, congratulations! (Don’t forget to make 2,? )
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