Easy Vintage Crochet Booties Free Pattern

Are you looking for a quick easy vintage feel Bootie Crochet Pattern. these booties are delightfully quick and easy to whip up and can be made to suit boys or girls.
I usually just leave the ribbon color until I know for sure what mum has delivered.
I do Love these little shoes as they are also ideal for a Christening as they keep babys feet cozy and can be tied with the ribbon to make sure they are not kicked off.

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The simplicity of the pattern also helps you to be very creative with your finishings. See also our  Free Vintage Style Bonnet Patterns to make a matching set for Baby.

Pattern is written in US terms but uses the UK HDC 
Easy vintage Bootie Free Crochet Pattern
SC = Single crochet
HDC=Half Double Crochet
DC= Double Crochet
DCtog=Work numbered stitches together to decrease
 these stitches are quite stretchy. And finished size is suitable for a newborn-3  months
Finished sole length toe to heel= 3 ¼ inches
Yarn= Double Knit which is in US between a sport weight yarn and worsted weight yarn.
4.50mm hook

Starting at Sole
Ch. 11

Round 1:
HDC in 3rd chain from hook, work 7 Hdc , 7hdc in last chain.
Turn to work back along the back of the chain. Hdc to last stitch 5HDC in last st, slip to join. Ch2
Hdc in base of chain2, 2hdc in next stitch. HDC to last 2 sts, 2hdc in next 2 slip to join,
Round 3:
SC  around the whole bootie, slip to join  (you have created the sole of the bootie)


Round 4: Ch1, 10 SC, 11 Hdc, SC to end sl to join. Ch1

Round 5:  sc in next 9 sts, Hdc {2dc tog} 6 times. 1 Hdc, SC to end.  Slip to join. Ch1

Round 6: Sc in next 9 sts, Hdc, {5dc tog} all at once. 1 Hdc, SC to end. Slip to join. Ch1

Creating the ankle cuff

 sc in each stitch around ,slip to join,  ch1

sc in each stitch around ,slip to join,  ch1 TURN your work

working into the BACK Loop of previous rounds sc, Dc in each stitch around.  (this is for the Ribbon to be threaded around.

Finish off last round in a picot effect (Chain3, slip stitch into  next st) - Repeat around.
to create a ruffle.

Turn down bootie cuff and thread your chosen colour of ribbon around,

Easy Vintage Crochet Booties Free Pattern
You can see how to make bonnets here.

FreeVintage Crochet Bonnet Patterns HERE