Once you have mastered the basic baby hat shape, you start to understand the increasing to make the hat shape, so how bout the decreasing to make the booties, with a smaller hook or thinner yarn. just as easy, honestly! Trust your crocheting abilities you have come this far already.
I love playing around with adding different flowers, and designs to the hats and booties, no matter if it is just a little something or a gift for a new baby. go get creative today with your matching hat and booties set.
Crochet Baby Hat Pattern
Hook Size: 4mm
Yarn Size: baby DK (booties measure 10cm heel to toe)
ch - chain
dc - double crochet
sl st - slip stitch
sp - space
INSTRUCTIONS to Crochet Baby Beanie
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Note: Ch 3 at beg of rnd counts as dc.
1st rnd: 11 dc in 4th ch from hook. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 12 dc.
2nd rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. *2 dc in next dc. Rep from * around.
Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 24 dc.
3rd rnd: Ch 3. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 36 dc.
4th rnd: Ch 3. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. Rep from * to last 2 dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in last dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 48 dc.
5th rnd: Ch 3. *2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of next 11 (3-2) dc. Rep from * to last 11 (3-2) dc. 2 dc in next dc. 1 dc in each of last 10 (2-1) dc. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 52 (60-64) dc.
6th rnd: Ch 3. 1 dc in each dc around.
Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
Rep last rnd until work from beg measures 3½ (4½-4½) ins [9 (11.5- 11.5) cm].
Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – dc2tog made. Rep from * 3 times more. Join with sl st to top of ch 3. 60 dc.
Tie off and weave in ends.
Easy Crochet Baby shoes Pattern
4.00mm crochet hook
DK Baby Yarn (I used Bella Yummy)
(finished bootie measures 31/2 inches from toe to heel) for a smaller size drop a hook size. Or to make bootee slightly larger use a larger hook and 2 strands of yarn.
dc2tog – *Yo, insert hook in next st, yo
& pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 lps
on hook* x 2, yo, pull through all 3 lps
hdc2tog – *Yo, insert hook in next st, yo
& pull up a loop* x 2, yo, pull through all
5 loops on hook.
Sole of shoe
hdc in next 8ch,
3hdc in last ch
Working along opposite side of row just worked, hdc in next 8 ch,
2 hdc in last st, slip stitch into top of next stich.
Ch 2, hdc in base of the chain 2,
hdc in next 8 sts,
2 hdc next 3st,
hdc in next 8 sts,
2hdc in last 2st,
sl st to top of beginning ch2
Rnd 3. Ch 2, hdc in base of Chain2,
2 hdc in next st,
hdc in next 9 sts,
2hdc in each of next 6sts,
hdc in each stitch until last 2 stitches,
2hdc in each of last 2 sts, sl st to top of ch2
Ch 2, hdc in base of chain 2,
hdc in each st around,
sl st to join top of ch-2
Rnd 5. Ch 2, hdc in next 10 sts, dc2tog 9 times, hdc in remaining sts, sl st to ch2
Rnd6: Ch2, hdc in base of chain 2, hdc in next 10 sts, hdc2tog, 5 times, hdc in last remaining sts sl st to ch2
Fasten off and weave in ends
Start Sc in 5th (7th for right) st from weaving off st,
chain 14, Hdc in 4th chain from hook (this leaves a little loop for the button to slip through) then hdc along the chain and join strap to side of shoe....fasten off and weave in ends
Attach a button to the side of shoe for strap.
Or for cuteness factor add in a tiny flower button:
chain 3, sl st to form a ring
*ch 1, dc, ch1, sl st* repeat **5 times to make 5 petal flower.
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