Baby Knit Booties

Baby Knit Booties

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Advanced
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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Additional Information



  • 1 skein Bernat® Softee Baby Yarn, white
  • Size 5 knitting needles, or size to obtain gauge
  • Yarn needle
GAUGE: 24 sts and 32 rows = 4" in stocking st. Regular instruction lists begin with 'Directions' in bold, 'Notes' are italicized and each line is double spaced by 2

DIRECTIONS: To fit baby size 3-6 mos.

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 & knit 7 sts down right side of instep.
K11 across instep. Pick up & knit 7 sts down left side of instep. K11 from left-hand needle. 47 sts.
Knit 11 rows (garter st).

Shape heel and toe:
Row 1: (RS). K2. K2tog. Knit to center. 5 sts. K2tog. K1. K2tog. Knit to last 4 sts. K2tog. K2.
Row 2: Knit. Rep last 2 rows once more, then Row 1 once. 35 sts rem.
Cast off loosely knitwise (WS).

FINISHING: Sew back & sole seam. Using 2 strands of yarn, make a twisted 12" length of cord and thread through the eyelet row, having ends meet at center.