Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Rib Cuff Crochet Baby Bootie


Rib Cuff Crochet Baby Bootie

Written by Teresa Richardson

Video Tutorial: Rib Cuff Crochet Baby Bootie

Video Tutorial: Left Hand Rib Cuff Crochet Baby Bootie

Skill Level - Easy

Abbreviations
HDC - Half Double Crochet
CH - Chain
SL ST - Slip Stitch
EA - Each

Materials
Size G/4 mm crochet hook
4 ply yarn
Tapestry Needle

Stitch Instructions and Definitions
Front Post Half Double Crochet - Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert the hook from the front and to the right of the post of the stitch, wrap the hook around the post and back up the opposite side. Wrap the yarn over and pull it around. Complete the half double crochet.

Back Post Half Double Crochet -
Wrap the yarn over your hook, insert the hook from the back and to the right of the post of the stitch, wrap the hook around the front of the post and to the back on the opposite side. Wrap the yarn over and pull it around. Complete the half double crochet.

Sole and Sides
Round 1: Side 1:Create 8 Foundation Half Double Crochet

Round 1: Side 2: Work 4 HDC in the bottom of the last stitch that was just completed. Work 1 HDC in each of the next 6 stitches. Work 4 HDC in the last stitch. Join with the beginning stitch. ( 22 Half Double Crochet Total)
Round 2: CH 1, Work 2 HDC in the same stitch. Work 1 HDC in ea of the next 6 stitches. Work, 2 HDC in the next stitch, 1 HDC in the next stitch, 2 HDC in the next stitch, 1 HDC in the next stitch. 2 HDC in the next stitch. Work 1 HDC in each of the next 6 stitches. Work 2 HDC in the next stitch, 1 HDC in the next stitch, 2 HDC in the next stitch, 1 HDC in the next stitch. Join with the beginning stitch. (28 Half Double Crochet total)

Round 3-4: CH 1, Work 1 HDC in each stitch around, join. (28 Half Double Crochet total)

Toe Top
Find the center front of the bootie. Count back 7 stitches and attach the yarn.
Row 1: Count back 7 stitches from the toe center. Attach the yarn with a slip stitch, work 1 HDC in ea of the next 4 stitches, work 3 HDC DEC, work 1 HDC in each of the next 4 stitches.

Row 2: Work 1 HDC in each stitch for a total of 11 HDC.

Sew the stitches to the opposite side.

Cuff
Round 1: Attach the yarn on the right side next to the toe top. Evenly work 1 HDC in each of the next 16 stitches. Work 2 HDC DEC over the toe top. Join with the beginning stitch.

Round 2-4: CH 1, *Work a FPDC next stitch. Work a BPDC next Stitch. Continue around from *, join with the beginning stitch.

Cut the yarn and sew in the tail. Sew in any remaining tails on the bootie.




10 comments:

  1. Very cute and easy baby booties. Thank you for the pattern and the youtube posting.

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  2. Great video and easy written directions to follow. Thank you for making this so easy!

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  3. Thank you for this tutorial! I have been crocheting for thirty years, and I still learned a couple things from you. Greatly appreciated! Cute booties too.

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  4. How can I print the pattern. I tried and only the first 2 pages printed. I am slow and cannot follow you on video but would love to try to do the booty for my brother's son.
    Thank you.
    Chita

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  5. Thanks for the great tutorial I used this with a slight adaption to make these for my girlfriends nephew.

    Photo here:
    http://i1116.photobucket.com/albums/k577/joecreative/BabyBootiesNike4.jpg

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  6. Thank you so much for posting this!! I plan to adapt it to make adult-size slippers to donate to the Elders at the Pine Ridge Reservations though Bundles of Joy on Ravelry. One of our members shared your pattern and video and I'm very grateful for that.

    Ellen
    Sings4Joy

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  7. please tell me how to make bigger one , Im a total beginner , your videos are aaaawesome ! Shokrane !!!

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  8. after row 3-4 you don't say in the pattern to cut your yarn. Just say to find center of bootie, Was confused until I watched the video.

    Thought you may want to know.

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