Tuesday, April 26, 2011
booties on right are 1 row larger
Newborn to 3 month size H hook.
Newborn G Hook
SPECIAL STITCHES: FPDC & BPDC
Front Post Stitch: yo (yarn over) your hook; starting from the front, place hook from front to back to front around the post of st (stitch) in row below; complete as a dc
Back Post Stitch: yo, starting from the back, place hook from back to front to back around post of st in row below; complete as a dc.
Note: Beg ch 2 does not count as a st in this pattern.
Bootie: Beginning at toe, ch 4, sl st in first ch to form ring.
ROW 1 (Right Side): Working over tail of yarn, Ch 2, work 9 dc in ring, join with a sl st in first dc. Pull end of yarn tail to close up hole. 9 sts.
Rnd 2: Ch 2, 2 dc in each st around, join with a sl st in first dc. 18 sts.
Rnd's 3-5: ch 2, 1 dc in each st around (18 sts)
Row 6: Ch 2,1 dc in each of next 15 sts. Do not work last 3 stitches. (15 dc's Plus ch 2)
Rows 7-8: Ch 2, turn, dc in each st. across (15 sts).
Row 9: ch 1, join to top of row 9 with sl st, ch 2, work evenly 20 dc around top of bootie, join
Row 10: ch 2, *1 fpdc in next st, 1 bpdc in next st, *Repeat around, join,
**SEE NOTE AT BOTTOM...
You can add an extra row of #10 to cuff, looks great and gives it the bootie a higher ankle covering
cut 12" long tail for sewing up back of bootie
Thread yarn down to back opening from cuff, gently whip st closed, fasten off and trim off excess yarn
Tie'S: Ch 70, Weave tie through ROW 10 WITH "FPDC" BEING IN FRONT OF TIE , AND BPDC IN BACK OF TIE. around, tie in bow and tuck in tail's
Repeat for second bootie.