These booties are the perfect way to use teeny amounts of leftover sock yarn. The pattern offers two versions; unisex – Leo – and girl – Lea. The look is rather traditional but the knitting is totally seamless and in the round, there is no picking up of stitches. They will make a perfect baby shower gift and can even be knit at the last minute, an evening should be enough…
I’m working on a pair of matching mittens (in the two versions), stay tuned for these!
About 13g of sock yarn.
Shown in Wollmeise sock yarn for the unisex version and Regia Cotton sock yarn for the girl version
Needles: 1 or 2 2.5mm/US1.5 circular needle or 5 DPNs (or size needles needed to obtain gauge)
Accessories: 2 st markers, Cable needle (unisex version only), Darning needle
Knitting in the round, simple cables & bobbles (unisex version only), Turkish cast on or toe up magic cast on, K2tog, SSK, M1
32 sts x 40 rds / 10 cm – 4” in stocking stitch in the round
0-3 months approximately
See more pictures and projects on Ravelry:
I’m working on a booties & mittens set for newborns, made out of my favourite yarn, sock yarn. I have finished the girl version and am now working on a unisex version. They will be perfect for baby shower gifts and can easily be made as a last minute gift as they are really quick to knit and use very little yarn. Here is a preview of the girl version, stay tuned for the unisex version 😀
I just finished knitting a baby set for the upcoming birth of a friend’s baby girl. I was originally going to knit the Baby Surprise Jacket only, but I had quite a bit of leftover yarn. So, I first knit a pair of Becky’s Baby Booties. I still had quite a bit left and knit a Brick Hat with it. I had to play around with the colour arrangement as I didn’t have enough of the natural colour left.
Here are some pictures, the jacket is still missing buttons, I ordered some super cute buttons, but they have not arrived yet. The hat is too big on the doll model though…
I created my Cowboy Booties pattern for a Texan friend of mine who was expecting a baby girl. Yesterday, I finally got to see pictures of the booties modeled by their intended recipient, lovely Miss Avery 😀
Yesterday I showed you a preview of these. These booties will be part of a baby set, which will be made of a pair of booties, a vest and a hat. Sizes are likely to cover newborn up to 18 months.
The set is designed to be made in sock yarn, especially self-striping. I always think that there are so many gorgeous sock yarns which are worth showing off, socks are too often hidden!
I made these teeny, tiny baby shoes yesterday as a birth present for a friend’s little girl. They are super quick and use a tiny amount of yarn. I used some leftover Regia sock yarn and it worked really well. I didn’t even plan to make them identical, I just started the second one where I stopped the first one and they turned out virtually identical!
I’m curious to see these on a baby’s feet, as I’m not convinced I like them yet.
Pattern is Tiny Shoes from Ysolda. Yarn is 4-ply sock yarn “Best of Effects 2” by Regia in colourway 6800.
After a little wait, I can now announce that the pattern for the Cowboy Booties is available. Thanks to the very valuable help from my testers I can now offer a smooth pattern.
Pattern costs $5.00
These booties will make a perfect baby shower gift, and not only for Texan babies!
They have an internal bootie with ribbing at the ankle (cannot be seen when worn). The boot part is added onto it, so that it will stay on baby’s feet.
Necessary skills to make these are: knitting in the round, picking up stitches, Fair Isle knitting
The colour work is charted.
More details on the pattern are available on Ravelry:
Pattern in 2 sizes: 0-6 months & 6-12 months