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Royal Baby Booties


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These booties are fit for a prince! The Royal Baby Booties are a gorgeous shade of deep blue and have a handsome stitch design that hug baby's tiny feet in all the right places. Plus, it is so easy that it is perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to knit baby booties. This classic baby booties knitting pattern is a must-knit for grandmothers, aunts, and mothers of tiny bundles of joy. The Royal Baby Booties make a great DIY  baby shower gift or first birthday present. We love these booties in the blue shown in the picture, but they would look just as sweet in a soft pastel or creamy white.

Royal Baby Booties
Royal Baby Booties
This image courtesy of Katy Boyce


Knitting Needle Size: 3 or 3.25 mm

Yarn Weight: (3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)


  • 8 ply wool
  • 3mm/11UK needles
  • Knitting sewing needle
  • Scissors


CO= cast on
K= knit
P= purl
Rep= repeat
K2tog= knit 2 together
P2tog= knit 2 together
BO= bind off
st= stiches


CO28. *K2, P2; rep from * to end of row. Rep for 42 rows, or 6cm.

Continue with the following from the 28 stiches of the cuff you just knitted.
1st and 2nd rows: CO2; K row (32st)
3rd and 4th rows: CO2; P row (36st)
5th and 6th rows: CO2; K row (40st)
7th and 8th rows: CO2; P row (44st)
9th and 10th rows: K row
11th and 12th rows: P row
13th row: K20; K2tog; K2 tog; K20 (42st)
14th row: K row
15th row: P19; P2tog; P2tog; P19 (40st)
16th row: P row
17th row: BO4; K12; K2tog; K2tog; K2tog; K2tog; K16 (32st)
18th row: BO4; K row (28st)

(Rep for 2nd bootie)

Sew together the front of the cuff, the top, front and heel of foot then turn inside out. (Note: the inside of the bootie is the side which has one row of the horizontal ribbing below the cuff.)

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What age range this pattern for? Newborns? 0-3 months? 3-6 months?

I assume you have to use 2 strands of yarn. Is this correct? I don't understand how you would have 8 ply otherwise. Please let me know.

8ply is what dk weight yarn is called in Australia and great Britain. hope this helps.


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