A very quick last minute crochet gift idea for a new arrival.
Ellas NO Cuff Cute Baby Booties and Hat FREE Crochet Pattern (0-3 months)
3.5″ Length of foot
4 mm (G) hook Baby Aran
Booties (Make 2)
Rnd 1: 2 hdc in 3rd ch from the hook (counts as 3 hdc),
1 hdc in each of next 6 sts, 6 hdc in last chain. (Pull tight to close )
working back along the opposite side of the chain sts just worked,
1 hdc in each of next 6 stitches, 3 hdc in last chain.
sl st to top of the 3rd ch at the start of the row. (24)
Rnd 2: Ch 2, 1 hdc in same ch . (Counts as 2 hdc in the first space)
2 hdc in each of next 2 sts,
1 hdc in next 6 sts,
2 dc in each of next 6 sts,
1 hdc in each of next 6 sts,
2 hdc in each of last three stitches.
Sl st to top of 1st hdc. (36)
Rnd 3: Ch 1, 1 sc all around in back loops only.
Sl st to 1st chain to close. (36)
Rnd 4: Ch 1. 1 sc in the next 10 sts.
hdc2tog 6 times over next 12 sts ,
1 sc in next 13 sts
sl st to first ch to close. (29)
Rnd 5: Ch 2, 1 hdc in next 8 stitches,1 hdc2tog, 2dc2tog (3 times),
1 hdc2tog, 1 hdc in next 10 sts.
Sl st to 3rd ch to close. (24)
Rnd 6: Ch 1. 1 sc in next 6 stitches,
1 xhdc2tog over next 2 sts,
2 dc2tog, hdc2tog, 1 sc in next 8 sts.
Sl st close. (18)
Rnd 7: Ch 1, 1 sc or sl st all around including same ch as ch 1 space and last slip stitch space at the end.
Rnd 8: Ch1,( slip st into next st, ch1) Repeat around slipping into ch1 at start.
fasten off and weave in ends to finish
Chain 4, work 12 Dc (double crochet) into the FIRST chain on hook.
slip into the 3rd chain from start to join pull tight to close.
Rnd 2: chain 2, dc in same space, 2Dc into each stitch around, slip to join (24)
Rnd 3: Ch2, (2dc, 1dc) repeat around slip to join (36)
Rnd 4: Ch2, (2dc, dc in next 6sts) repeat around, slip to join ( 42)
Rnd 5 to Rnd 8: Ch2, dc in each stitch around, slip to join (42)
Rnd 9: ch1, sc in each stitch around. slip to join (42)
Rnd 10: (Ch1, slip stitch into next space) Repeat ( ) around for a decorative finish.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Chain 10 (leave enough of a length of yarn to create the Chain TIE later)
slip into the FIRST chain on hook (1 tie made)
Chain 10 Slip into the First chain on hook (In same space as above)
Ch6, and FASTEN OFF
Return to the beginning length and Pull up a Loopthrough The SAME place as before,
Create 6 ch sts. FASTEN OFF
How about adding in a NEWBORN CROCHET CARDIGAN (beginner friendly pattern ) to the Hat and booties to make the perfect coming home set for Baby