Red & White Baby Bootie - Free Crochet Pattern
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RED AND WHITE BOOTIES FREE CROCHET PATTERN
SKILL LEVEL Easy
• Premier Yarn Afternoon Cotton in Red and White
• Size B-1 and C-2 crochet hooks or sizes needed to obtain gauge
• Tapestry needle
FINISHED SIZES Instructions given fit infant's sizes 0-2
Size B hook (for sizes 0 & 1): 6 dc = 1 inch; 3 dc rows = l inch
Size C hook (for size 2):4 dc = 1 inch; 5 dc rows = 2 inches
Join rounds with a slip stitch unless otherwise stated.
Chain-3 at beginning of double crochet round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
dc - double crochet
sk - skip
rem - remaining
rnd - round
st - stitch
sl st - slip stitch
RED AND WHITE BOOTIES
Rnd 1 (RS): With red, ch 4, 11 dc in 4th ch from hook (beg 3 sk chs count as a dc), join in 3rd ch of beg 3 sk chs. (12 dc)
Rnd 2 : Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each rem st around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (24 dc)
Rnds 3-5: Ch 3, dc in each dc around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. At end of last rnd, fasten off.
Row 6: Now working in rows, sk first 12 dc, join red in next dc, ch 3, dc in each dc and in each sk st, turn. (24 dc)
Rows 7-11: Ch 3, dc in each st across, turn. Finish off after row 7 and leave enough yarn for sewing seam.
For heel, fold row 11 of piece in half; matching sts and working through both thicknesses, sew seam.
Rnd 1: Working around top opening of Foot, with red, make slip knot on hook and join with sc in end of row by heel seam, work 35 additional sc evenly spaced around opening, join in first sc. (36 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch-1 sp), sk next sc, *dc in next sc, ch 1, sk next sc, rep from * around, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-4. (18 ch-1 sps)
Rnd 3: With White, join with a single crochet above the sl st in the previous rnd. *sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in next dc * around, sc in the last ch-1 sp, join with a sl st to the first sc of the round.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, * sc in each sc* around.
Rnd 5-6: With Red rep Rnd 4.
Rnd 7-8: With White rep Rnd 4.
Rnd 9-16: Rep rnds 5-8. Finish off and weave in ends.
Using a double strand of White, make a chain of approx. 18 inches long. Weave into the spaces created by Rnd 2 and tie a bow.
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