Noemi’s Baby Bootie
Size: Newborn to 3 months
Materials: One skein of Panda Wool
(Crystal Palace Yarns – 46% Bamboo,
43% Wool and 11% nylon). Needle
Size US #1.
Gauge: 8 sts/inch
How to make it: Using long tail cast on, cast on 60 sts. Purl 10 ridges of garter stitch or 20 rows.
Row 21: Purl 34 sts, Purl two stitches together, turn work.
Row 22: Slip first stitch as to knit, purl 8 stitches, ssk.
Row 23: Slip first stitch as to purl, purl 8 stitches, purl 2 sts together, turn:
Repeat rows 22 and 23 9 times more.
Row 41: Slip first stitch as to purl, purl 8 stitches, purl 2 sts together and purl to end;
Row 42: purl to end.
Row 43: Knit
Row 44: Purl
Row 45: K1, *YO, K2 tog* (eyelet row);
Row 46: Purl;
Now *knit 8 rows of Stockinet Stitch and one of eyelet* twice more;
Knit 3 more rows of Stockinet Stitch and bind off all stitches.
Finishing: Fold top of the bootie on the last Eyelet row and sew it in place.
Sew back and sole of bootie. Knit a second one.