~ Preemie Booties in 3 sizes
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size E or F hook and
baby yarn, ch 16 (or 18 or 20) st.
ROW 1: Sc in
of the second ch from hook. All remaining sc are worked in back loop
for ribbed effect. Sc in back of remaining 14(16-18) st. Ch 1; turn.
ROW 2: Sc in
across. There should be 14 (16-18) st; ch 1 and turn.
2, omitting ch 1 at end of row 20. There should be 10 ridges and 10
TO FORM TOE:
that rows 1 and 20 face each other. Slip st rows 1 and 20 together for
7(8,9) st. Draw up a loop and remove hook. With a short piece of yarn
a needle, whip together the open heel to form the base of the bootie
Tie off end.
TO MAKE LEG:
crochet hook in loop at instep. Ch 3, dc in each st around leg, join
*Chain 3, dc in each st around
leg, join with sl st. Repeat from * once more. Join with sl st and
TO CLOSE TOE: With a
piece of yarn and needle, pick up the top st of each ridge of the open
Draw together and tie
Add a ribbon or ch a string to weave through ankle and tie in a bow.