Explanations + Step by step tutorial and photos to make the model in all sizes child/adult.
A classic and enveloping slipper model with a superb crossover effect on the top. To differentiate the 2 feet, the crossing is reversed ... for better support on the foot, a button or pressure can be added.
This model is designed for beginner knitters as they are made from a simple shape and knitted all in garter stitch.
These booties are knitted in one piece in Top Down.
The model is uni-sex to be declined in all the colors according to your desires.
The model is knitted deliberately tighter in Quality Lambswool of Phildar (fingering 14 wpi) with needles 2,5 mm (UK : 12, US : 1½ and Japan 4/0). It is knitted flat in cables and garter stitch with straight needles.
To make these adorable baby booties, you dont need to use the yarn specified. Just use a yarn recommended with metric needles 3 mm (UK : 11, US : 2½ and Japan 5/0). (fingering or Baby 4 ply).
The gauge at the yarn used is 26 stitches and 36 rows in stocking stitch (= 10 x 10 cm / = 4’'). You can knit this model in other qualities with the gauge same.
Other yarns can be use : Quality Orient of Cheval Blanc, Quality Peques of Katia ... or yarn with a similar gauge : Rose & Lou of Plassard, Pingorex of Pingouin, Mérinos 2,5 or Calinou of Bergère de France.
The model is available in 4 sizes : newborn, 3 months, 6 months and 9 months.
The knitting pattern includes full instructions with photos of the model. Each size is explained individually.
Suitable for beginners. Pattern language : English, measurements in cm. This pattern is available PDF download (9 pages) which includes 6 photos of the model and a photo tutorial to create your pattern to make your slippers in other sizes children/adult.
- PDF knitting pattern with photographs (9 pages)
- Photo tutorial to create your pattern to make your slippers in other sizes
- Metric measurements
- Suitable for beginners
- 6 photos of the model
Materials you need at home:
- 10/12/14/16 g Quality Lambswool of Phildar
- knitting needles a pair of 2,5 mm (UK : 12, US : 1½ or B and Japan 4/0)
- 2 buttons (optional)
- 1 hook 2,5 mm (UK : 12 , US : 1½ or B and Japan : 4/0) for making the buttonhole (optional)
- 1 scissors
- 1 tapestry needle
Thali Créations Designs
My name is Nathalie, I design knitwear classic with a stylish twist for preemies, babys, children's and woman's ... my own designs and other for yarn companies.
I love blending creative stitches for comfortable and original garments ... handmade knits garments that you can wear for all occasions.
I use modern construction methods make for a straight-forward and enjoyable knitting experience (explained in photo tutorials). For give you pleasure of wearing hand knits practical and beautiful.
I hope you will enjoy knitting my patterns as much as I have enjoyed creating them.
All my knitwear is created by myself handmade and made in France. My patterns are signed Thali Créations.
You can follow Instagram account @thalicreations, for see my new projects.