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Beehive Booties

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Classic little booties, a quick and easy gift for a new infant. Fits baby 3-12 months. Shown in Patons Beehive Baby Sport #09420 (Precious Pink). Size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) knitting needles.

Sizes

3 mos
To fit infant
6 mos
To fit infant
12 mos
To fit infant
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The materials for this project cost $10.68

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 3 mos
  • 6 mos
  • 12 mos

To fit infant

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Beehive Baby Sport | Precious Pink, 09420Edit Color
$4.99

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 5/3.75mm
$5.69

Materials not included in this kit:

12 ins [30.5 cm] of ribbon.

The materials for this project cost $10.68

Abbreviations

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

K3(4,n)tog = Knit next 3(4, n)stitches together.

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

3 mos To fit infant
6 mos To fit infant
12 mos To fit infant

MATERIALS

Patons Beehive Baby Sport (100 g/3.5 oz;328 m/359 yds)
Sizes3 mos6 mos12 mos 
Main Color (MC)
Precious Pink (09420)
111

GAUGE

24 sts and 32 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

SIZES
To fit infant 3 (6-12) mos.

MATERIALS
Patons® Beehive Baby Sport
(100 g / 3.5 oz)
1 ball of #09420 (Precious Pink).

Size 3.75 mm (U.S. 5) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 12 ins [30.5 cm] of ribbon.

TENSION: 24 sts and 32 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

ABBREVIATIONS
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INSTRUCTIONS
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger size(s) the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Cast on 39 (43-47) sts.
1st row: (RS). K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows for 2 ins [5 cm], ending with a WS row.
Make instep: 1st row: (RS). K14 (15-16). P3 (4-5). K5. P3 (4-5). Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
2nd row: K3 (4-5). P5. K3 (4-5). Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 14 (15-16) sts.
3rd row: P3 (4-5). K5. P3 (4-5).
4th row: K3 (4-5). P5. K3 (4-5).
Rep last 2 rows 3 (4-5) times more.
Break yarn. Leave these 11 (13- 15) sts on a needle.
Shape foot: Next row: With RS of work facing, pick up and knit 8 (10-12) sts along right side of instep. K4 (5-6). K2tog. K5 (6- 7) from left-hand needle. Pick up and knit 8 (10-12) sts along left side of instep. Knit across rem 14 (15-16) sts. 54 (62-70) sts.
Knit 5 rows across all sts (garter st).
1st row: (RS). [K1. K2tog. K21 (25-29). K2tog. K1] twice. 50 (58-66) sts.
2nd and alt rows: Knit.
3rd row: [K1. K2tog. K19 (23- 27). K2tog. K1] twice. 46 (54- 62) sts.
5th row: [K1. K2tog. K17 (21- 25). K2tog. K1] twice. 42 (50- 58) sts.
7th row: [K1. K2tog. K15 (19- 23). K2tog. K1] twice. 38 (46- 54) sts.
9th row: [K1. K2tog. K13 (17- 21). K2tog. K1] twice. 34 (42- 50) sts.
11th row: [K1. K2tog. K11 (15-19). K2tog. K1] twice. 30 (38-46) sts.

Sizes 6 and 12 mos only:
13th row: [K1. K2tog. K(13- 17). K2tog. K1] twice. (34-42) sts.
15th row: [K1. K2tog. K(11-15). K2tog. K1] twice. (30-38) sts.

All sizes: Next row: Knit. Cast off. Sew sole and back seam. Cut ribbon in half. Tie in bow and sew to each bootie as shown in picture.