Two-Color Baby Booties
Do you have a baby shower coming up in the next few weeks? If you're looking for a gift idea that is both memorable and practical, then the Two-Color Baby Booties should be at the top of your to-do list. The crochet baby booties pattern consists of adorable shoes in beautiful pastel color combinations that are simply irresistible. And did you see the cute buttons on the sides? You'll fall in love with this design. And if you're worried about starting a difficult pattern, fear not, as this crochet pattern is easy to make.
NotesNotes: Directions are for size 3-6 months. Changes for sizes 6-9 months and 9-12 months are in parentheses.
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge7 sts = 2” [5 cm]; 4 rounds = 2” [5 cm] in half double crochet (hdc). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Finished SizeFinished Sole Length: 4 (4½, 5)” [10 (11.5, 12.5) cm]
- RED HEART Baby Hugs Light: 1 ball each of any two of the following: 3830 Pool, 3724 Pinkie, 3001 Frosting (Note: First color is for sole and trim, second color is for upper)
- Susan Bates Crochet Hook: 5mm [US H-8]
- Stitch markers
- Two ¾” (19mm) buttons
- Yarn needle
hdc2tog (half double crochet 2 stitches together) = [Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yarn over and pull up loop] 2 times, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook.
Bootie (make 2)
With first color, ch 9 (11, 13).
Round 1 (right side): Work 2 hdc in 2nd ch from hook, hdc in next 6 (8, 10) ch, 6 hdc in last ch; working across opposite side of foundation ch, hdc in next 6 (8, 10) ch, 2 hdc in next ch; join with slip st in first hdc—22 (26, 30) hdc.
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 hdc in first st, hdc in next 7 (9, 11) sts, 2 hdc in next 6 sts, hdc in next 7 (9, 11) sts, 2 hdc in last st; join with slip st in first hdc—30 (34, 38) hdc.
Round 3: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with slip st in first sc. Fasten off.
Round 4: With right side facing, join second color with slip st in same st as joining, repeat Round 3.
Round 5: Ch 1, sc in first 9 (11, 13) sc, [hdc2tog] 6 times, sc in last 9 (11, 13) sc; join with slip st in first sc—24 (28, 32) sts
Round 6: Ch 1, sc in first 8 (10, 12) sts, [hdc2tog] 4 times, sc in next 8 (10, 12) sts; join with slip st in first sc—20 (24, 28) sts.
Set two booties side by side. Place a marker at center of inside edge of each bootie.
Strap and trim: Join first color with slip st in marked st, ch 18 (20, 22) for strap, sc in same st and each st around; join with slip st in first slip st.
Sew a button to top edge of each bootie, opposite strap.
Weave in ends.
- half double crochet
- single crochet
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- work directions in brackets the number of times specified
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