Darla Crochet Baby Booties

Darla Crochet Baby Booties

Create these adorable crochet Darla crochet booties! I’m expecting a baby in July and cannot stop making these sets! So cute! The booties uses a size G hook and medium worsted weight yarn in 2 colors and follows a simple easy to follow pattern. The final booties measure 4.5″ long (unrolled) and 3.5″ tall. Make it a set with my matching baby Darla heart hat pattern HERE.

 

 

Materials:

G hook, 4.25 mm

Medium worsted weight yarn in 2 colors

Blunt needle

Abbreviations:

ch- chain

st(s)- stitch(es)

sc- single crochet

hdc- half double crochet

sc2tog- single crochet two together

hdc2tog- half double crochet 2 together

BLO- back loops only

sl st- slip stitch

 

 

Sole:

Ch 11

Row 1: Sc next 9 sts, sc 5 sts in end st, sc next 9 sts, sl st to join (23).

Row 2: Ch 2, 2 sc, sc next 6 sts, hdc next 2 sts, 2 hdc in next 5 sts, hdc next 2 sts, sc next 6 sts, 2 sc in last st, sl st to join (30).

Row 3: Ch 2, 2 hdc in first st, sc next 7 sts, hdc next 4 sts, 2 hdc next 5 sts, hdc next 4 sts, sc next 8 sts, 2 hdc in last st, sl st to join (37).

 

 

Body:

Row 4: Ch 2, hdc in the BLO in each st around, sl st to join (37).

Row 5: Ch 2, hdc 11 sts, hdc2tog 7 times, hdc 12 sts, sl st to join (30).

Row 6: Ch 1, sc 9 sts, sc2tog 6 times, sc 9 sts, sl st to join (24).

Row 7: Ch 1, sc 8 sts, sc2tog 4 times, sc 8 sts (20).

Rows 8-10: **You will now work in the round** Continue to sc around in each row.

Rows 11-16: Change to new color and continue to sc in each st around.

 

 

Finishing:

On last row, insert your hook in the stitch to the right in stead of the left. Continue to sc as usual but you will be working around from right to left instead of left to right. This creates a beautiful edging, also known as the crab stitch. Sl st in last st and fasten off. Weave in all ends.

Cut a long piece of the heart colored yarn and thread through your blunt needle weave in and out around the heart to outline it more and give it better definition. Embroider in any areas that need more of the heart color to fill it out. Fasten off and weave in ends.

 

 

You’re done! Great job! 

Make it a set with my matching baby Darla heart beanie!

Don’t forget to save to your Pinterest boards!

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