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Lavish Booties
Lion Brand® LB Collection® Cashmere
Pattern Number: 80758AD These classic booties will quickly become an heirloom piece.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: Newborn, 3-6 mos, 9 mos
Finished Length 3 (3 1/2, 4) in. (7.5 (9, 10) cm)
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

483-098 LB Collection Cashmere Yarn: Natural

Creamy off white


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 6 [4.00 mm]
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
2 buttons, 1/4 in. (6 mm) diameter
GAUGE:
22 sts + 38 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting horizontal thread lying between needles and placing it onto left needle.

Knit this new stitch through the back loop.


sk2p Slip 1 as if to knit, knit 2 tog, pass slipped stitch over-2 sts decreased.


ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog.


INSTRUCTIONS



BOOTIES
RIGHT BOOTIE
Beg at center of sole, cast on 28 (32, 36) sts.


Row 1: Purl.


Row 2: Knit.


Row 3: P12 (14, 16), (m1, p1) 4 times, m1, p12 (14, 16) - 33 (37, 41) sts.


Row 4: Cast on 3 sts, knit to end of row.


Row 5: Cast on 3 sts, purl to end of row - 39 (43, 47) sts.

Knit 8 (10, 10) rows.



Shape Top
Row 1: K13 (15, 17), ssk, k9, k2tog, k13 (15, 17) - 37 (41, 45) sts.


Row 2: K13 (15, 17), ssk, k7, k2tog, k13 (15, 17) - 35 (39, 43) sts.


Row 3: Knit.


Row 4: K13 (15, 17), ssk, k1, sk2p, k1, k2tog, k13 (15, 17) - 31 (35, 39) sts.


Row 5: Knit.


Row 6: K7 (8, 9) and sl to a holder (for button tab), bind off 7 (8, 9) sts, k3 and sl to a holder (for t-strap), bind off 7 (8, 9) sts, k7 (8, 9).


Strap
Continuing on last 7 (8, 9) sts.


Row 1: K7 (8, 9), cast on 16 (19, 21).


Row 2: Knit.


Row 3 (buttonholes): Knit to last 6 (9, 9) sts, (k1, yo, k2tog) 2 (3, 3) times.


Bind off.


Button Tab
Sl 7 (8, 9) sts from holder back to needle, join yarn and k 3 rows.

Bind off.


T-Strap
Sl 3 sts from holder back to needle, join yarn and k 18 (22, 26) rows.

Bind off.



LEFT BOOTIE
Work as for Right Bootie through Shape Top.


Button Tab
Continuing on last 7 (8, 9) sts, k 3 rows.

Bind off.


Strap
Note: Only one buttonhole is used, additional buttonholes are to allow strap length to be adjusted.


Row 1: Cast on 16 (19, 21) sts onto empty needle, with same needle k across 7 (8, 9) sts from holder.


Row 2: Knit.


Row 3 (buttonholes): (ssk, yo, k1) 2 (3, 3) times, knit to end of row.


Bind off.


T-Strap
Sl 3 sts from holder back to needle, join yarn and k 18 (22, 26) rows.

Bind off.



FINISHING
Seam cast on edges tog for center of sole.

Sew back seam and seam at base of heel.

Fold 3/4 in.

(2 cm) of T-Strap to wrong side and sew in place for loop.

Thread strap through loop.

Sew a button onto each button tab.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over


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