Miracles Happen...

Crochet, knit, and sewn items for a newborn baby's needs

Quick Knit Booties

Pattern design from Needlework & Crafts , Spring-Summer, 1972 issue (used without permission)
Pattern design donated to Miracles Happen by Barbara Katz


Quick Knit Booties hand made by Barbara Katz



Baby yarn 1 oz.
#4 knitting needles (or English size 9)
yarn needle


6 sts = 1"
13 rows = 1"

Directions: Beginning at back, cast on 48 sts. Work in garter st for 26 rows. Bind off 11 sts at beg of next 2 rows-26 sts. K 20 rows even.

Next row: Dec 1 st each side-24 sts. K 1 row even.

Next 2 rows: K 2 tog across. Break yarn, draw through remaining 6 sts, pull up, fasten securly (toe).

Finishing: Steam-press very lightly. Fold bootie in half. Weave front seam; weave back seam.

Ties: make two twisted cords each 16" long. Run through ankle, tie into bow. Fold down cuff.

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