5 Knits of Xmas ’21 – Santa’s Booties – Free Knitting Pattern

These are just a tad silly, but doesn’t every young tyke like a little silly?

Booties for the Baby Santa in your life

You will need:
– 3.5mm knitting needles
– Black DK yarn
– White fluffy yarn
– Darning needle

Cast on 35 stitches in black (this is the bottom of the foot)
1. Knit
2. k1, k1 front and back, k14, k1 front and back, k1, k1 front and back, k14, k1 front and back, k1
3. Knit
4. k1, k1 front and back, k16, k1 front and back, k1, k1 front and back, k16, k1 front and back, k1
5. Knit
6. k1, k1 front and back, k18, k1 front and back, k1, k1 front and back, k18, k1 front and back, k1

Knit 10 rows

Shaping the top of the foot

This is done with a series of short rows.
Knit 19, k2 tog, knit 5, k2 tog, s1 purlwise, turn
P2 tog, p5, p2 tog, s1, turn
K2 tog, knit 5, k2 tog, s1 purlwise, turn
P2 tog, p5, p2 tog, s1, turn
K2 tog, knit 5, k2 tog, s1 purlwise, turn
P2 tog, p5, p2 tog, s1, turn
K2 tog, knit 5, k2 tog, s1 purlwise, turn
P2 tog, p5, p2 tog, s1, turn
K2 tog, knit 5, k2 tog, knit to end

Starting on a purl row, stockinette stitch 9 rows.

Change to white yarn.
Knit 1 row.
Cast off the bootie.

Fold the bootie in half, and stitch up the seam that travels down the back ankle and across the bottom of the foot.

Come back tomorrow for a way to jazz up gift card giving.
If you missed yesterdays post, check out the Candy Cane Cowl here.

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