Free Easy Crochet Pattern for Basic Baby Booties and Bonnet

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A delightful easy for beginners Bonnet and bootie set. The recipient wil be delighted to ge this as a gift for new baby perfect for a preemie to  newborn +.

 The Easy crochet booties pattern is simple to follow and so quick to make.
The crochet baby bonnet (Free Crochet Patter) is easy to make too. making this an ideal baby shower gift set.

This little bonnet is so easy to make and takes no time at all. (for making bigger than the stated, just add another round of increaces, following the sequence)

I used a 4.00 uk steel hook
US crochet terms used. 
DK / Red Heart Baby Soft 

Ribbon to finish off 

Magic circle
RND 1: CH 3 (counts as first DC here and throughout); 13/14/15 DCs in circle. Slip stitch to top of beginning CH 3 to join – do NOT turn.

RND 2: CH 3, DC in same stitch, 2 DCs in each stitch around; slip stitch to top of beginning CH 3 to join (28/30/32 DCs). Do NOT turn.
ROW 3: ch3 *dc, 2dc* in each stitch around. leaving last 3 DCs unworked. CH 1, turn.

Row 4: SC in each DC of previous row, around to last worked stitch of previous round, CH 3, turn

Row 5: DC in each SC around, CH 1, turn

Repeat Row 4 and Row 5 to complete 9/11/13 Rows total

Slip stitch in corner; CH 1, turn to work on bottom of bonnet around neck — work evenly around neckline with SC in end of each row and in between unworked DCs of Row 2 (in center back of bonnet)

CH 25 (or desired length for tie) — Turn and slip stitch (in top 2 strands of each chain) of 2nd chain from hook and along length of chain to front corner (slip stitch in corner).
Front edging
Working around the front of the hat – **CH 2, slip stitch in next stitch. Repeat from ** across the front to corner.

CH 25 (or desired length for tie) — work same as for opposite tie. (Or if preferred you can skip this part and just thread through a ribbon to finish off like I do.
Slip stitch to front corner. CH 1 and turn piece to work a slip stitch in each SC around neckline to opposite corner. Fasten off.
Weave in all ends
turn back front edge an secured lightly with stitching.

Crochet Pattern for Baby Booties

Start with Ch26
ROW 1: HDC in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. (25 hdc)  Ch 2 (counts as a HDC on next row), turn
ROW 2 - 3:
HDC in each hdc across row (25 hdc).  ch 2, turn.

ROW 4: DC in each hdc across row (25 dc) - do not chain 3 at the end, just turn
 ROW 5 (top of bootie) : slip st in the first 5 dcs, ch 3 (counts as one dc) dc in the same st and then in each dc across leaving 4 unworked at the end.. (17 dcs)  Chain 3,  turn
 ROWS 6 and 7 :  (change colors back)  DC in each dc across the 17 sts being sure to DC into the very last stitch, ch 3 and turn (17 dcs)
 ROW 8: (finish for Girls) 
Sc into 1st st near hook, ch 3, sc in next st, repeat across to make a ruffle on the top.
(finish for Boys) 
Alternate making a FPDC and BPDC across row, working the stitches in the front or back of the sts in the row below.

Finish off.
~Fold piece in half and stitch up using yarn and big needle 
 this is the wrong side of the bootie.  
Turn booties right side out and shape them with your hands 
As in the picture I attached and threaded through a thin Ribbon to finish. 

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 Now many are asking how to add the ruffles. to the bonnet as shown in the picture below
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Vintage booties Pattern can be found HERE

If you are new to adding ruffles or 'poof' as I like to call them I suggest watching the Video . Every Bonnet I make I may Change where I want the ruffles to be. Or I may change how many shells of 1 stitch I do.

See even more cute bonnet patterns here

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JennB said...

What corner do I slip stich in am slightly confused..Please and thank you

Lisa Auch said...

you will now single crochet around the neck part, by turning work 90 degrees and slip stitch into that corner you have just created created by turning work)

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