Newborn Girl Booties

Yarn used: I Love this Cotton in two colors: Tan for sole Pink for shoe Crochet hook: E (3.5mm)

Gauge: 4 hdc= 1 inch 3 hdc rounds= 1 inch

Let’s begin making the sole:
Round 1: Ch 8, sc in 2nd ch from hook, work 5 sc, work 5sc in last ch. Continue working on the opposite side of the chain, work 5 sc, 2 sc in last ch, join with a sl st to first sc 18 sc st hdc), 1 hdc in Round 2: Ch 2 (counts as 1 same st, work 5 hdc, work 2 hdc in each of the next 5 sts, work 5 hdc, work 2 hdc in each of the last two sts. Join with a sl st to beginning ch 2 26 hdc

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Round 3: Ch 2, work 1 hdc in same st, work 10 hdc, work 2 hdc in each of the next 3 sts, work 10 hdc, work 2 hdc in each of the last 2 sts. Join with a sl st to beginning ch 2 32 hdc

Round 6: Decrease Round Ch 2, work 13 hdc, work 5 hdc decreases, work 7 hdc, join to beginning ch 2.

Round 4 & 5: Begin top of the shoe: Using pink yarn, Ch 2, work 1 hdc in each hdc 32 hdc

Round 7: Decrease Round Ch 2, work 12 hdc, work 3 hdc decreases, work 7 hdc, join with a sl st to beginning ch2.

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Round 8 Count back 5 or 6 chains after fastening off yarn. Place markers to indicate the front of the shoe On the pink marker, join with a sl st, ch 4 (for loop) work 1 sc in next st, work 14 sc, ch 4 (for second loop), join with a sl st to next st with the blue marker.

Use a length of ribbon of your choice to thread through the two loops made. It will secure bootie to baby.

Abbreviations Used:
ch: chain, sc: single crochet, hdc: half double crochet, sl st: slip stitch, sts: stitches

These booties come out really tiny. It is intended for newborn babies in the first two weeks. Please feel to make booties using this pattern to give to your friends babies’ or for charity. Be kind and do not reproduce this pattern f or sale.

Thank You

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