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Crown Booties

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Red Heart
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Red Heart® Soft Baby Steps®: 1 ball each White (A), Baby Blue (B)
  • Crochet hook: 4mm [US G-6]
  • Stitch marker
  • Yarn needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

GAUGE:

20 sts = 4" [10 cm] in single crochet. CHECK GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

DIRECTIONS:

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS
sc2tog: [Insert hook in next st, yarn over, draw yarn through st] twice, yarn over, draw yarn through 3 loops on hook.

Bootie measures 4-1/2" [11.5cm] long x 2" [5cm] wide

BOOTIES
Sole
With B, ch 13.
Round 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in next 10 ch, 3 sc in last ch, turn to work along opposite edge of foundation ch, sc in 10 ch, 3 sc in last ch, slip st in first sc to join – 27 sc. Place marker for beginning of round.
Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in same st, *sc in next 10 sc, 2 sc in next 3 sts; repeat from * once more, slip st in first sc – 34 sc.
Round 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in same st, 2 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next 5 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 9 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts, slip st in first sc – 43 sts.
Round 4: Ch 1, 2 sc in same st, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 11 sts, hdc in next 3 sts, [2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 3 sts] twice, sc in next 13 sts, 2 sc in next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts, slip st in first sc – 50 sts.
Round 5: Ch 2 (counts as hdc here and throughout), working in back loops only, hdc in each st around, slip st in top of beginning ch.
Fasten off.

Bootie Upper
Round 1: Join A in same st as joining, ch 1, working in back loops only, sc in each st around to last 2 sts, sc2tog – 49 sts.
Rounds 2-3: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, slip st in first sc.
Fasten off.

Shape Ankle
Row 1: Skip first 34 sc of last round, join A in next sc, ch 1, sc in same sc, hdc in next 26 sc, sc in next sc – 28 sts.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 6 sts, [sc2tog] twice, sc in next 4 sts, [sc2tog] twice, sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog – 22 sts.
Fasten off.

Shape Toe
Row 1: Skip next 7 sts of last complete round of Bootie Upper, join A in next st, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next 6 sc – 7 sc.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc, sc in next skipped sc along complete round – 8 sc.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each 8 sc, sc in next skipped sc along complete round – 9 sc.
Rows 4-8: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc.
Row 9: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each sc to last 2 sc, sc2tog – 7 sts.
Fasten off.

FINISHING:

Following Crown Chart and using B, embroider Crown in center of Toe in cross stitch.
Sew edges of Toe and Ankle pieces together.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:

A, B, C = Color A, B, C
ch = chain
hdc = half double crochet
mm = millimeters
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
[ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
* or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated

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