Cute Little Baby Booties Pattern by Crochet For You.
Cute little baby booties are my first written pattern I shared on my first blog “Crochet For You” two years ago.
As it was my first free pattern I ever created, I found some errors in the pattern. So I updated the pattern again with a photo tutorial. And of course, you can grab this bootie pattern from my new blog here as well.
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Skill level easy
Materials (I used)
Sport weight yarn (13 WPI)
- (MC) White color (Approx.80 yards for pair of bootie)
- (CA) Small amount of purple
- 3.5 mm crochet hook
Finished size 3.5” from toe to heel
Gauge 22 dc x 8.5 rows = 4” with 3.5mm crochet hook
- dc = double crochet
- sl st = slip stitch
- st = stitch
- yo = yarn over
- (MC) = Main Color
- (CA) = Color A
- (RS) = Right Side
- (WS) = Wrong Side
-  work instructions within brackets as many times as directed
- dc2tog = [Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull back through first 2 loops on hook] 2 times, yo, pull back through all loops on hook.
Note If you think your dc sts seems too large to make these booties, you can convert all dc sts to hdc sts. First, you have to crochet 2 motifs and keep it aside. The booties begin from the sole and the motif attached to the bootie at row 4 and 5 and there are 2 short rows for making an instep. Finally, dc sts around the bootie with 2 straps.
Cute Little Baby Booties Pattern
Motif (make 2)
ch (CA), sl st to first ch, made a ring, ch 3(count as dc), 15 dc in ring, sl st to beg ch 3, fasten off.
Pattern of the bootie (make 2)
Rd 1: ch 13 with (MC). dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each of next ch 8, 8 dc in last st, work on the opposite side of foundation chain. dc in each of next 8 sts, 6 dc in last st, sl st to beg ch 3 top. (32 sts with beg ch 3)
Rd 2: ch 3(count as dc), dc in same st, 2 dc in next st, dc in each of next 8 sts, 2 dc in next 8 sts, dc in each of next 8 sts, 2 dc in next 6 sts, sl st to beg ch 3. (48 sts)
Rd 3: ch 3(count as dc), dc in next st, dc in each around, sl st to beg ch 3, Drop the loop from hook. Do not fasten off. (48 sts)
Attach motif to the sole facing (RS) each other.
Rd 4: (WS) insert the hook one of st of the motif and pick up the loop in the sole (remember to keep motif and sole of the bootie facing right side together), pull back the loop through the motif (see 1st image above), ch 1, [working backward, insert the hook next st of the motif and sole, yo, pull back through the sole, motif and loop on the hook]7 times (see 2nd image above), turn the work (RS)
Sides of the booties
ch 2, sk next st of the motif and sl st to next st, turn the (WS), dc in next st of the sole (see 3rd image above), working forward dc in each around the sole, sk next st of the motif and sl st to next. (40 sts)
Rd 5: ch 2, sk next st of the motif and sl st to next, turn the booties (RS) working forward, dc in each of next 18 sts of the side of bootie, [dc2tog] 2 times, dc in each of next 18 sts of the side of bootie, sk next st of the motif and sl st to same st we crocheted slip st in beginning of the row (see the image above).
ch 3, turn, sl st to 3rd dc from last sts of previous row (image 1 above), turn again, 3 dc in same st of the motif we crocheted slip sts (image 2 above), sk 2 dc of the side of the bootie and sl st to next dc (image 3 above),
ch 3, sk next 2 dc of the side of the bootie and sl st to next dc, turn (WS), dc in each of that 3 dc we just crocheted, sk next 2 dc of the side of the bootie and sl st to next dc. Fasten off and weave the ends.
Edging with strap
ch 4 with (CA), 4 dc in 4th ch from hook, ch 3, sl st to same st, crochet chains 35, skip 3 dc sts we crocheted last in bootie, crochet dc st in first stitch of the sides of bootie next to that 3 dc sts. dc in each around until last st of the sides of the bootie, crochet ch 39, 4 dc in 4th ch from hook, ch 3, sl st to same ch. Fasten off and weave the ends.
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