Infant Baby Booties - Baby Shoes
Free Vintage Crochet Pattern

This free infant baby booties crochet pattern to make a cute pair of baby booties was originally published in 1947 in the Sultana Baby Book, Vol S17.

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this crochet pattern to make this classic set of baby booties. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this crochet baby bootie pattern.

Free Crochet Baby Bootie Pattern:
Infant Baby Booties Crochet Pattern

Infant Baby Booties - Free Crochet Baby Bootie Pattern


Sultana Beautysheen, 2 Balls
Steel Crochet Hook, Size 4


Gauge: 17 hdc = 2 inches


Infant Baby Booties - Sole

Ch 24, 3 hdc in 3rd st from hook, 1 hdc in each of next 20 sts, 5 hdc in last st, work 20 hdc on other side of ch, 2 hdc in same st as first 3 hdc, join with slip st; 50 sts.

Round 2 — Ch 2, always working hdc in 2 front loops of sts, work 1 hdc in first st, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sts, 1 hdc in each of next 20 sts, 2 hdc in each of next 5 sts, 1 hdc in each of next 20 sts, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sts, 1 hdc in same st as first hdc, join; 60 sts.

Round 3 — Ch 2, 1 hdc in each of first 2 sts, * 2 hdc in each of next 3 sts *, 20 hdc; repeat between *'s once, 4 hdc; repeat between *'s once, 20 hdc; repeat between *'s once, 2 hdc, join; 72 sts.

Round 4 — Ch 2, 2 hdc in first 2 sts, 32 hdc, 2 hdc in each of next 4 sts, 32 hdc, 2 hdc in each of next 2 sts, join; 80 sts.

Infant Baby Booties - Foot

Ch 1, work 1 sc in 2 back loops of each st, leaving front loops free for ridge at edge of sole; join in first sc. Mark last st for center back.

Row 2 — Ch 2, 1 hdc in each st; do not join.

Row 3 — Ch 2, turn, always working through 2 back loops, 39 hdc, work next 2 hdc off as 1 st, 39 hdc.

Row 4 — Ch 2, turn, 32 hdc, skip 4 sts, 1 shell of 3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc in next st for instep, skip 5 sts, 1 shell in next st, skip 4 sts, 32 hdc.

Row 5 — Ch 2, turn, 29 hdc, skip 3 hdc, 1 shell in center sp of each of next 2 shells, skip 3 hdc, 29 hdc.

Repeat last row 3 times, with 3 sts less before and after shell pat. on each row; 20 hdc each side of instep.


Ch 4, turn, 1 dc in 3rd st, * ch 1, skip 1, 1 dc in next st *; repeat between *'s 7 times, work shells as before, skip 1 st, 1 dc in next st; repeat between *'s to end.

Infant Baby Booties - Top

Ch 3, turn, * skip 1 sp, 1 shell in next sp *; repeat between *'s 3 times, work instep as before; repeat between *'s 4 times, 1 dc in top of turning ch. Work 2 more rows of shells. Fasten off. Sew seam.

Sole Ridge

Working from right side at center back, with top of shoe toward you, 1 slip st in first free loop of last hdc row of sole, * ch 1, 1 slip st in next loop; repeat from *, join with slip st in first st. Fasten off. Trim with ribbon.

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