Friday, 29 March 2013

Crochet Sneaker Booties - Free Crochet Pattern

 
 
This pattern is for size 6-12 months, for information on other sizes scroll down.
 
6 to 12 Months:  (Working with 2 strands and 6.5mm crochet hook.)
1.  Chain 10, make 4 single crochet in the 2nd stitch from the hook,
     single crochet in each of the next 7 stitches,
     make 5 single crochet in the last stitch of the chain.
     Working down the other side of the chain, single crochet in the next 7 stitches,
     Slip stitch to join. (24 stitches around)
 
Chain 1 and turn, single crochet in each stitch around, slip stitch to join. Fasten off.
SOLE FINISHED. 
 
 
 
2.  Work the Upper:
     Attach contrasting color yarn in the fasten off stitch.  *Chain 1, single crochet in each
     stitch around, slip stitch to join. 
     Chain 1 and turn, single crochet in each stitch around, slip stitch to join.  Fasten off.
3.  Attach new color in the fasten off stitch. (In this example, 2 strands of pink.)
     Chain 1, single crochet in each stitch around, slip stitch to join.
     Chain 1, (working down the long side of the bootie…not the curved end),
     single crochet in the next 8 stitches, *skip the next stitch, single crochet in the next
     stitch, repeat from * for 2 more times, single crochet in the remaining stitches of the
     row. 
 
4.  Work the sides:
     Working down the long side, (not the curved end), slip stitch into the next 5
     stitches,  Chain 1 and turn, single crochet in the next 14 stitches.
     *Chain 1 and turn, single crochet across the row of reduced stitches.
     Repeat from * for 3 more rows, or as tall as you would like the sneaker to be.
     Fasten off.
 
5.  Make the tongue:
     Attach contrasting color into the first un-worked stitch on the front part of the bootie.
     Chain 1, *skip the next stitch, single crochet in the next stitch, repeat from * across the
     front of the bootie.
     Chain 1 and turn, double crochet in the next 2 stitches, single crochet in the last stitch.
     *Chain 2 and turn, double crochet in each stitch across. Repeat from * for 3 more
      rows.  Fasten off.  Weave all yarn ends into the finished work.
      OPTIONAL:  Single crochet a contrasting color around the sides and top of the
                             slipper and fasten off.  (Attach yarn on one side in the first stitch of the side, then evenly
                             single crochet up the side, across the top, down the opposite side.)
 
      Pass a shoelace, (or make a chain cord), and criss-cross through the front of the
      bootie, beginning at the bottom stitch on either side.
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