My mother (Rita) gave me this pattern as a "Can't Fail Pattern" to make baby booties. They are very easy!
What you needPatons Powder Puff Wool
I am useless at knitting due to lack of practice.
It took me 1 hour to make one bootie so they make up fast (even faster if your not a beginner).
Rita is in the process of knitting heaps for the local hospital. I am still yet to knit my second bootie as I got side tracked.
Cast on 20 sts
Garter stitch 10 Rows
Row 11, cast off 4 stitches continue to knit. (16sts)
Row 12, cast off 4 stitches continue to knit (12sts)
Garter stitch 6 Rows
Row 19, K2 tog to end.
Row 20 K2 tog to end.
Thread Yarn Through remaining stitches and draw together and fasten off.
Sew the seams together and thread through ribbon to form the laces. Leave 1/2 an inch at the top of the front seam to allow the foot to slip in easily.
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