Here’s a free crochet pattern for a pair of easy baby booties. This crochet baby bootie pattern was originally published around 1952.
Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this vintage crochet pattern to make these classic and easy booties for a baby. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this crocheted baby booties pattern.
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Easy Baby Booties Crochet Pattern
CHADWICK’S RED HEART BABY WOOL, 3 Ply, Shrink-and-Stretch Resist Finish, Art. E.275: 3 skeins (3/4 oz. “Tangle-Proof” Pull-Out Skeins) of No. 1 White and 1 skein of No. 802 Baby Blue
Clark’s O.N.T. Plastic Crochet Hook No. 4
2 White Pearl Buttons
There is a matching crochet baby hat and crochet baby mittens for this easy baby booties crochet pattern. The required materials mentioned above are for all 3 crochet baby patterns (bonnet, mittens, and booties).
You can substitute any two colors instead of the blue and white.
Gauge: 6 sc make 1 inch; 7 rows make 1 inch.
BABY BOOTIE (Make 2)
Starting at center with White, ch 20.
1st Rnd: 3 dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in next 2 ch, half dc in next ch, sc in next 2 ch, half dc in next ch, dc in next 3 ch, tr in next 6 ch, 9 tr in last ch; working along opposite side of starting chain make tr in next 6 ch, dc in next 3 ch, half dc in next ch, sc in next 2 ch, half dc in next ch, dc in next 2 ch, 3 dc in same place where first 3 dc were made. Sl st in 3rd ch of starting chain.
2nd and 3rd Rnds: Sc in each st around, increasing around curved ends as necessary to keep work fiat – to inc 1 sc, make 2 sc in 1 sc. Join.
Break off at end of 3rd rnd.
Starting at center with White, ch 8.
1st Row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, 3 sc in last ch; working along opposite side of starting chain make sc in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.
2nd to 5th Rows: Sc in each sc across, increasing 3 sc evenly over rounded end. Ch 1, turn. At end of 5th row, ch 33 for ankle, sl st in first sc.
1st Rnd: Sc in back loop of each sc and in each ch around. Join.
2nd, 3rd and 4th Rnds: Sc in each sc around. Join.
Break off at end of 4th rnd. Attach Blue to front loop of first sc on 5th row of Instep, sc closely around entire Instep. Join and break off.
1st Rnd: Attach White to opposite side of starting chain on side piece, ch 4, * skip 1 st, dc in next st, ch 1. Repeat from * around. Join.
2nd Rnd: Sc in same place as sl st, sc in each sp and in each dc around. Join.
3rd to 7th Rnds: Sc in each sc around. Join. Break off at end of 7th rnd.
8th Rnd: Attach Blue to same place as sl st, sc in each sc around. Join and break off.
Pin Sole in place, attach Blue to back and, working through both thicknesses, sc closely around. Join and break off.
With White make a chain 12 inches long. Lace through spaces on cuff. With Blue make 2 small pompoms and sew one to each end of chain. Tie into a bow to finish making these easy baby booties.