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Tiny Dolly Booties

Tiri wanted to take her doll to my aunt's house yesterday. Sometimes she decides one baby is It for a while and plays only with her (or him, depends on her mood) but she also says she doesn't have enough doll clothes.

Honestly, I have to agree. Terrible, terrible knitter mommy, I know. :)

So, I made the doll a nice little pair of booties.

Here is the pattern.

Baby weight yarn, I used Bernat Baby Sport Ombre
Size F crochet hook
Size E crochet hook
Scissors, etc for finishing

Make two alike.

With size F hook, chain 3.

Round 1: Sc in first chain 11 times. Join with slip stitch to first st. (12 st.)

Round 2: Ch 1, 1 sc in each st around, join to first st. (12 st.)

Round 3-5: Repeat round 2. (12 st.)

Now you will begin to work flat instead of in the round.

Row 5: Ch 1, with chain counting as first st. Sc in next st and following 9 st. DO NOT JOIN. (11 st.)

Row 6: Ch 1, sc across. (11 st.)

Row 7-11: Repeat row 6.

At the end of row 11, join to the first st of the row with a slip stitch.

Chain 2 and dc around the ankle opening of the bootie, joining to the ch 2 with a slip stitch. I ended up doing 14 dcs, but you may be more or less. Make sure it is an EVEN NUMBER though, so weaving the ankle tie through works better.

Ch 1, sc in each dc. Fasten off and leave a long tail for sewing up the heel seam.

Using the E hook, chain 60. Tie off. Repeat for a second chain. Weave in the dc ankle row for tied. You make wish to tack it down with the seaming tail so the tie can't be pulled out.

Sew seam, weave in ends. :) Put on a dolly.

Here is a scale photo, so you can see how big these bootie are.


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