Garter Stitch Booties Knitting Pattern- fun & easy project for a baby essential!
Baby booties make a great gift and they're a quick knitting project that's ideal for scrap yarn! This Garter Stitch Booties Knitting Pattern is beginner-friendly. It's knit on single point needles and entirely in knit stitch. It involves picking up stitches so knitting newbies might find this a bit challenging- if so, my knitting pattern for super-easy baby booties can be found near the bottom of this post.
Note- Instead of writing the pattern in a block like I normally do, I spread it out to include pictures of the work in progress. I think it makes the pattern easier to understand.
Garter Stitch Booties Knitting Pattern
Size: 3-6 months
Needles: Size 6 Single Point
Cast on 27 sts. Knit 14 rows in Garter Stitch.
The top of the toe is created next using the 7 middle stitches.
Knit 17 stitches. Knit 12 rows using only the middle stitches.
Knit across and pick up the 7 stitches on the side of the top cap. Finish knitting across the row.
Knit across and pick up the 7 stitches on the other side of the toe cap. Finish knitting across the row.
Knit all 41 stitches for 5 rows.
You can see the toe really starting to form at this point.
To make the sole of the booties:
Only the middle 7 stitches are worked.
Knit 24 sts. Turn the work. Knit 6 sts, knit 2 together and turn the work.
Continue to knit 6 sts, knit 2 together and turning the work until you are left with 9 sts. Bind off.
Sew the back seam closed.
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