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Be So Sporty Yarn Simple Crochet Baby Booties FREE Crochet Pattern
by: Kristin Omdahl
Be So Sporty yarn; 100% bamboo, sport weight; 325 yds per 4oz hank; color Harbor Fog
F/5 (3.75mm) crochet hook
Gauge: 5 sts/1”
Newborn: 3.25” long x 1.75” wide (sole)
Round 1: ch4, slst to 4th ch from hook to form ring. Ch3 (counts as dc), 15dc in ring, slst to top of ch3 at beg of round to join. — 16 sts
Round 2: ch1, *sc in next st, skip st, 5dc in next st, skip st. Rep from * around, slst to top of sc to join. — 4 5dc shells
Round 3: ch3 (counts as dc), 4dc in same st, *skip 2 sts, sc in next dc), skip 2 sts, 5dc in next sc. Rep from * 2 more times, skip 2 sts,
sc in next dc, skip 2 sts, slst to top of ch3 at beg of round to join. — 4 5dc shells.
Round 4: slst into next 2 sts (you should be at the center of the next shell), ch1, sc in same st and ea of the next 18 sts (19 sc total,
and you should be at the center of the opposite shell), ch15, slst to first sc at beg of round (ignoring unworked sts). — 19 sts,
Round 5: ch1, sc in ea st and ch around, slst to join. — 34 sts
Rounds 6 – 9: rep round 5. — 34 sts
Round 10: ch1, 6sc, sc3tog, 1sc, sc3tog, 10scs, sc3tog, 1sc, sc-3tog, 4sc, slst to top of first st to join. — 26 sts
Round 11: ch1, 4sc, sc3tog, 1sc, sc3tog, 6sc, sc3tog, 1sc, sc3tog, 2sc. — 18 sts
Fasten off, leaving long tail for sewing sole. Weave tail to heel and sew up both sides of sole to toe. Fasten off.
Weave in loose ends.
Join yarn with slst to sc at front of instep motif, ch3 (counts as dc), 4dc in same st, skip 2 sts, sc in next st, skip 2 sts, 5dc in next ch,
skip 2 chs, sc in next ch, skip 2 ch, 5dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, sc in next ch, skip 2 ch, 5dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, sc in next ch, slst to
top of ch3 at beg of round to join. — 4 shells
Round 2: ch1, sc in same st, *skip 2 sts, 5dc in next sc, skip 2 sts, sc in next st. Rep from * around, replacing last sc with slst to first
st at beg of round to join.
Round 3: ch3 (counts as dc), 4dc in same st, *skip 2sts, sc in next st, skip 2 sts, 5dc in next st. Rep from * around, except on last
repeat, replace 5dc with slst to top of ch3 at beg of round to join.
Rounds 4 – 5: rep round 3
Round 6: *ch3, 2dc-cluster in same st, skip 2 sts, slst in next st.
Rep from * around, slst to first st at beg of round to join.
Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.
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