Quick and easy baby booties to knit. Shown in Bernat Softee Baby.View Printer Friendly PDF
SIZES: To fit baby size 3-6 mos.
Bernat® Softee Baby (140 g / 5 oz; 361 m / 395 yds)
1 ball of #02000 White
Size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge.
24 sts and 32 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.
Cast on 33 sts. Work 10 rows in (K1. P1) ribbing.
Next row: (RS). (Eyelets). K1. *yo. K2tog. Rep from * to end of row.
Next row: Purl.
Divide for instep: Next row: K22. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Next row: P11. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Work 12 rows even across center 11 sts for instep. Break yarn.
With RS facing, rejoin yarn to last st on right-hand needle.
Pick up and knit 7 sts down right side of instep. K11 across instep. Pick up and knit 7 sts down left side of instep. K11 from left-hand needle. 47 sts.
Knit 11 rows (garter st).
Shape heel and toe: 1st row: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to center
5 sts. K2tog. K1. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
2nd row: Knit.
Rep last 2 rows once more, then 1st row once. 35 sts rem.
Cast off loosely knitwise (WS).
Sew back and sole seam. Using 2 strands of yarn, make a
twisted cord 12 ins [30.5 cm] long and thread through
eyelet row, having ends meet at center.