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I was cleaning out my closet a few years ago, looking for a mitten booklet in there, and ran across an old, torn pattern for infant booties,
that was written in my hand-writing from eons ago. I don't know if it is MY pattern I made up as I went, or if someone dictated it to me,
or if it was one of my mums??
I am going to dedicate it to 'The Unknown Knitter' for the Copyright notice.
The wonderful photos and how to notes are from Janelle
Stitch holder or large safety pin
1.75 ounce skein baby yarn
(Needles - DPs or circs size 1
for newborn or
3-6 month size)
Needles determine size.
Gauge: garter st with size 3 needles 7 sts + 14 rows = 1 inch
St St = Row 1 knit, row 2 purl
Garter = Knit all rows
Starting at cuff, cast on 38 sts
work in k 2, p 2 ribbing
: k 13 sts and place on holder (don't cut yarn) K 12 sts
for instep, put remaining 13 sts on holder.
: Work in St St in 12 instep sts. Cut yarn.
FOOT ROW 1:
Place 13 sts from 1st st holder on right hand
needle, attach yarn, then pick up & knit 12 sts on left edge of
instep. K across 12 sts on left hand needle, then pick up and knit 12
sts along right edge of instep. Put 13 sts from 2nd holder onto left
needle and K them. (62 sts)
FOOT ROWS 2-5
Work in St St
FOOT ROWS 6-10
Work in garter st
TOE/HEEL Shaping: Foot row 11:
K 1 , k 2 together, k 24, K 2 tog, k 4, k 2 tog, k 24, k 2 tog, k 1 (38
FOOT ROW 12 and all remaining even numbered rows:
FOOT ROW 13:
K 1, k 2 tog, k 22, K2 tog, k4, k 2 tog, k 22, k 2 tog, k 1
Foot ROW 15:
k 1, k 2 tog, k 20, k 2 tog, k 4, k 2 tog, k20, k 2
tog, k 1 (50 sts)
FOOT ROW 17
: Bind off all sts
FINISHING: Use yarn needle to stitch sole and back seam.