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Krister Booties

By: Rebecca Black from loveknitting.com

Krister Booties
Krister Booties
This image courtesy of loveknitting.com

"Small and sweet, these make the perfect gift for any new parents. Who says babies need to be dressed in lemon yellow and pastels! These booties are a quick knit and make a good introduction to more complex shaping for the new knitter. You will need one 50g ball of MillaMia Naturally Soft Merino in Fuchsia, Daisy Yellow and Peacock plus one pair of 2.75mm (US 2) knitting needles. This pattern is available in sizes 3 months to 6 months."

Beginner

Knitting Needle Size2 or 2.75 mm

Yarn Weight(1) Super Fine (27-32 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials List

  • MillaMia Naturally Soft Merino - Fuchsia (143)
  • MillaMia Naturally Soft Merino - Daisy Yellow (142)
  • MillaMia Naturally Soft Merino - Peacock (144)
  • Some 2.75mm (US 2) needles

Instructions

Booties

Upper sections (Make 2)
With 2.75mm (US 2) needles and A cast on 38 sts.
1st rib row K2, [p2, k2] to end.
2nd rib row P2, [k2, p2] to end. These 2 rows form the rib. Work a further 4 rows, dec 2 sts evenly across last row. 36 sts. K 30 rows.
Break off A.
Shape instep
Slip first 13 sts onto a holder, rejoin B to next st, k10, turn and work on these 10 sts. Work 23 rows in g-st on centre 10 sts.
Next row K1, skpo, k to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1. K 1 row. Rep the last 2 rows once more. 6 sts.
Break off B.
With right side facing and using C, k13 sts from holder, pick up and k14 sts along side of instep, k across centre 6 sts, then pick up and k14 sts along other side of instep, k13. 60 sts. K 12 rows. Cast off.

Soles

Soles (Make 2)
With 2.75mm (US 2) needles and A cast on 4 sts.
K 1 row.
Next row Cast on 2 sts, k to end. Rep the last row 3 times more. 12 sts. K 34 rows.
Next row K1, skpo, k to last 3 sts, k2 tog, k1. K 1 row.
Rep the last 2 rows twice more. 6 sts. Cast off.

Finishing

To make up join back seam, reversing at top edge for turnover. With centre of cast on edge towards back seam and centre of cast off edge towards centre of upper boot, sew sole in place.

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I wouldn't say this was the easiest pattern for a beginner, I am an experienced knitter and I did get in a bit of a muddle after the rib rows it says to Dec 2 sets evenly across last row, I wasn't sure whether to decrease at both ends or in the middle, I opted for one at the start and one halfway which seems to look ok. I also struggled with picking up stitches along the ends of the rows and it would be useful to have a link or picture to show what it looks like at this stage. However, once I had completed one bootee I found it much easier to do the second one. I would suggest for a beginner to k it it in one colour first to get used to the stitches and shape before knitting in different colours.

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