Thursday, 2 November 2017

FREE Beginner knitting pattern, CHRISTMAS BOOTIES, Newborn - 3 months

#2091- CHRISTMAS BOOTIES, KNITTING PATTERN

Copyright © 2017,  Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)  .This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system. (Copyright infringement, even without monetary gain, is punishable by up to five years in federal prison and a fine of $250,000). Permission is granted to sell your finished garments. 
If you have questions about this pattern, you may email me at: mehartgallery@gmail.com 


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MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn,  (Size 1 yr: Red: 100 yds,  White: 30 yds.                                                      Smaller sizes use slightly less.)
6 mm straight knitting needles (US 10) )worked flat
Yarn needle

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INSTRUCTIONS: Works flat, see photo on the right.  Gauge 3 stitches and 3 rows = 1 sq. in.
Very stretchy finished booties.

This pattern is available for $1.50 on Ravelry, and includes sizes from Newborn up to 1 year.

1.  Work with 2 strands of worsted weight yarn, or chunky yarn,  
     and 6 mm needles.

Newborn to 3 months: cast on 24 stitches


2.  Knit every row for 9 rows
  
3.  Decrease for the top of the foot: Cast off the first
 5 stitches, knit the remaining stitches across the row.


4.  Repeat step 3.

5.  Knit every row for 4 rows


7. Knit 2 stitches together across the row, casting off each 
    stitch after it is worked.  Leave a long yarn end.
    Thread the yarn end into a needle, fold the work in half, 
    and sew the back seam and the front seam.  Weave all 
    yarn ends into the finished work.













CUFFS:
Cast on 8 stitches for newborn, 9 stitches for 6 months, 10 stitches for 1 yr.
Knit every row until the rectangle will wrap around the top of the bootie.
Cast off leaving a long yarn end.
Fold the work in half, and sew to form a tube.
Place the cuff on top of the bootie, and sew all around.






Pass several strands of yarn around the ankle, tie on the side.  
Optional: Sew a button on the side.

PATTERN ON RAVELRY, SIZES NEWBORN TO 1 YR. FOR $1.50


END OF PATTERN

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