Karen Alfke adapted these cuties from a Swedish bootie pattern her mother used when the kids were tiny. The ribbed cuff and tie help them stay on even the most active of little feet. The pattern is written for your choice of three gauges, so you can use just about any yarn you like!
Newborn–6 months: approx. 4"/10cm long.
Note: These booties are not intended for toddlers as they have a bottom seam and lack non-skid soles.
Yarn: 1 skein Koigu KPPPM (175 yds/160m) or approx. 100 yds/90m of an equivalent fingering-weight yarn.
Needles: US 1½ (2.5mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge.
Yarn: 1 skein Sublime Baby Cashmere Merino Silk DK (127 yds/116m) or approx. 100 yds/90m of an equivalent DK-weight yarn.
Needles: US 3 (3.25mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge.
Yarn: 1 skein Mission Falls 1824 Wool (85 yds/78m) or approx. 85 yds/78m of an equivalent worsted-weight yarn.
Needles: US 5 (3.75mm) needles, or size to obtain gauge.
- This is a physical pattern.