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These are called thumb booties
because they are the length of my thumb (approx 2 1/2") which is a
great size for many preemies!
Soft Worsted weight yarn - it isn't a real heavy yarn.
booties use baby yarn or sport weight yarn.
F hook (H hook for full term newborns)
1: Ch 2, 7
sc in 2nd ch from hook - do NOT join. (7 sc)
2: Sc in 1st
sc of last rnd, sc in same st, 2 sc in each sc around. Do not
join. (14 sc)
3: Sc in
each sc around.
3 more rnds
like rnd 3. (total of 6 rounds)
end of last
rnd ch 1 turn and begin rows back and forth.
row: Sc in
next 9 sc, ch 1 and turn. (9 sc)
5X for a total of 12
half and slip stitch up back seam of heel.
1: Ch 1, hdc
in each space or stitch around, join with a sl st. (17 hdc)
2-3: Ch 1,
hdc in each hdc around.
4: Ch 1,
alternate fphdc, and bphdc around. Join. End off.
1: Ch 1, sc
in each space or stitch around, join with a sl st. (17 sc)
2-4: Ch 1,
sc in each sc around.
5: Ch 3, sl
st into next sc, *ch 3 sl st into next sc... repeat from *around to end.
Now you can either crochet a chain 8" long or use a ribbon to weave
through the first hdc round, for ties.