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Free Knitting and Crochet Patterns from Elaine Phillips

Baby Booties

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Free Baby Booties Knitting Pattern

Materials: Sport weight wool yarn - 1 skein.


Needles: 1 (2.25 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE.

Gauge for stocking stitch: 22 st x 30 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)

Patterns:

Stocking Stitch
1 row and all odd rows - knit sts
2 row and all even rows - purl sts

Reverse stocking stitch:
Row 1. purl
Row 2. knit
Repeat row 1 and 2.

Directions:

Cast on 32 sts.
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11: purl
Row 2 edge st, yo, 14 k, yo, 2 k, yo, 14 k, yo, edge st (in the next rows edge stitches are not mentioned).
Rows 4: 1 k, yo, 14 k, yo, 4 k, yo, 14 k, yo, 1 k.
Rows 6: 2 k, yo, 14 k, yo, 6 k, yo, 14 k, yo, 2 k.
Rows 8: 3 k, yo, 14 k, yo, 8 k, yo, 14 k, yo, 3 k.
Rows 10: 4 k, yo, 14 k, yo, 10 k, yo, 14 k, yo, 4 k.
Rows 12: 5 k, yo, 14 k, yo, 12 k, yo, 14 k, yo, 5 k.
Row 13: knit
Row 14: purl.
Row 15: purl.
Row 16: knit.
Row 17: knit.
Row 18: purl.
Row 19: purl.
Row 20: 30 k, k2tog, turn without knitting to the end of the row.
Row 21: 11p, p2tog, turn.
Row 22: 11 k, k2tog, turn
Rows 23-31: Repeat rows 21-22.
Row 32: 25k.
Row 33: 38 p.
Row 34: purl.
Row 35: knit.
Row 36: *k2tog, yo*, repeat from * to *.
Row 37: purl.
Row 38: purl.
Row 39: knit.
Row 40: knit.
Row 41: purl.
Row 42: knit.
Row 43: purl.
Row 44: knit.
Row 45: knit.
Cast off.

Finishing:
Join the back seam. Thread laces into the eyelet rows.

Enjoy!



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# 1. Poster: Roni
September 28, 2012

What is an edge stitch? Which one did you use?
# 2. Poster: ANN
April 21, 2014

What is an edge stitch? With the Baby Booties, there are 32 sts to start Row 2, but following you directions - 2 sts remain at the end of the row. What is missing to use up the last 2 sts?
# 3. Poster: Margarita
February 12, 2013

Here is what I found. I used slip stitch edge in my scarf

http://www.tricksyknitter.com/pages/posts/knitting-a-selvedge-or-edge-stitch-197.php

More Information

Close-up.

Booties before the back seems were joined.

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