SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- 1 skein Bernat® Softee Baby Yarn, white
- Size 5 knitting needles, or size to obtain gauge
- Yarn needle
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.