Ribbon Baby Booties

A very easy and simple baby booties pattern.

Ribbon Baby Booties

What you need

1 oz each of 2 different colors in a medium weight baby wool

1 pair of knitting needles size No. 2

1 set double-pointed needles No. 2.

1 yard (1mt) of 1/4 -inch ribbon.

GAUGE: 8 sts = 1 inch (2.5cm)



Instructions

With main color cast on 45 sts, K 4 rows, drop main color.

5th Row. Attach second color, K across row.

6th Row. P across row.
7th Row. K across row.
8th Row. P across row, drop second color.

9th Row. With main color K 4, * drop next St down for 4 rows, pick up and K corresponding St in last main color row worked knitting the 4 strands of yarn in, K 3, repeat from * across row ending last repeat with K 4.

10th Row. P across Row, drop main color.

Next 4 Rows. Same as 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th rows.

Next Row. With main color, work in same manner as 9th row but starting row with K 2 and ending last repeat with K 2, drop main color.

Repeat the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th rows once, cut second color.

Next Row. Same as 9th row.

Next 5 Rows. K across each row.

Next Row. Beading: * K 2, sl 1, K 1, psso, Y0 twice, repeat from * 4 times, K 5, * Y0 twice, sl 1, K 1, psso, K 2, repeat from * 4 times.

P 1 Row.
K 1 Row.
P 1 Row.

Next Row. K 17 sts and sl sts on holder, K 11 sts for in-step, sl remaining 17 sts on holder.

Next 25 Rows. K across the 11 sts of instep, cut yarn. With double pointed needle, sl 17 sts from holder, pick up and K 12 sts on side of instep, with 2nd needle K 11 sts, with 3rd needle, pick up and K 12 sts on other side of instep, sl and K 17 sts from holder (69 sts on needles).

Next 7 Rows. K across each row, drop main color.

Next 4 Rows. Same as 5th through 8th rows, cut second color.

Next Row. Same as 9th row.

Next 7 Rows. K across each row.

Next Row. Bind off 29 sts, K 11 sts, bind off remaining 29 sts, cut yarn.

SOLE: K over 11 sts for 46 rows, bind off , cut yarn.

Sew back seam, sew sole to the bootie.

Lace ribbon through beading. Repeat for the second bootie.

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