Free Baby Booties Pattern

This free baby booties pattern comes from a brilliant book, The Knitter’s Bible: Baby Knits by Laura Long. The perfect gift, this free baby booties pattern will create shoes that vary in size depending on the yarn you choose. Using this pattern and our recommended yarn, the shoes will fit babies from 3–6 months.

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Gauge
This will depend on the yarn you choose

Free Baby Booties Knitting Pattern

Left shoe

Cast on 31 sts.

Sole of shoe
Row 1 Purl.
Row 2 K1, kfb, k12, kfb, k1, kfb, k12, kfb, k1. 35 sts.
Row 3 Purl.
Row 4 K1, kfb, k14, kfb, k1, kfb, k14, kfb, k1. 39 sts.
Row 5 Purl.
Row 6 K1, kfb, kfb, k14, kfb, kfb, k1, kfb, kfb, k14, kfb, kfb, k1. 47 sts.
Rows 7 and 8 Knit.
Row 9 Purl.
Repeat rows 8 and 9 three more times.
Row 16 K15, (skpo) 4 times, k1, (k2tog) 4 times, k15. 39 sts.
Row 17 Purl.
Row 18 Bind off 8 sts, k4, bind off 26 sts to end of row. Cut yarn and rejoin it to the 5 sts remaining on the needle.
Row 19 K5 (these 5 sts form strap).
Knit a further 19 rows (or to the required length).
Row 39 K2, yfd, k2tog, k1 (buttonhole).
Row 40 K5.
Repeat row 40 twice more.
Bind off.
Sew in end and sew up along the centre of the sole and up the back of the shoe.
Sew button on side of shoe.

Right shoe

Work as for left shoe until row 17.
Row 18 Bind off 26 sts, k4, bind off 8 sts to end of row. Cut yarn and rejoin it to the 5 sts remaining on the needle.
Row 19 K5 (these 5 sts form strap).
Work strap as for left shoe.

free baby booties pattern

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