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Royal Prince Baby Booties
Lion Brand® LB Collection® Cashmere
Pattern Number: L32068 Have your baby feel like royalty with these baby booties made out of LB Collection Cashmere. View our princess version as well.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
0-6 months Finished Length About 4 in. (10 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

483-173 LB Collection Cashmere Yarn: Sprout

Medium grass green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 16.99
Note: (A)

483-106 LB Collection Cashmere Yarn: Cruise

Ocean blue


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Estimated Price: $ 16.99
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
16 hdc + 12 rnds = 4 in. (10 cm) with 2 strands of yarn held together. 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



BOOTIE (make 2) Toe Note: Toe is worked in continuous rnds.

Do not join and do not turn at the ends of rnds.

With 2 strands of A held together, ch 3.

Rnd 1: 5 hdc in 3rd ch from hook (beginning ch counts as first hdc) - 6 sts.

Place marker to indicate beginning of rnd.

Move marker up as each rnd is completed.

Rnd 2: 2 hdc in each st around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 3: *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 15 sts.

Rnd 4: *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 4 sts; rep from * around - 18 sts.

Rnds 5 and 6: Hdc in each st around.

Bottom and Sides Note: Bottom and sides of Bootie are worked back and forth in rows.

Row 1: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc in this row and in all following rows), turn, hdc in next 12 sts, leave remaining 5 sts unworked (these 5 sts are the front opening) - 13 sts.

Rows 2-6: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 12 sts.

Row 7: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 3 sts, (yo, insert hook into next st, yo and draw up a loop) 5 times, yo and draw through all 11 loops on hook (decrease for heel made), hdc in next 4 sts - 9 sts.

Join Back and Shape Opening Fold Bootie in half, matching first and last sts of Row 7, join first and last sts of Row 7 with a sl st.

Do not fasten off.

Edging Rnd 1: Work 8 sc evenly spaced along side edge of foot opening, sl st in space between side edge and front of opening, ch 2, hdc in next 5 hdc, ch 2, sl st in space between side edge and front of opening, work 8 sc evenly spaced along side edge to back of Bootie.

Change to 2 strands of B held together.

Rnd 2:With 2 strands of B held together, sl st evenly around opening of Bootie.

Fasten off.



FINISHING Sew back seam.

Bow (make 2) With 1 strand of B and leaving a long yarn tail, ch 36; join with sl st in first ch to make a loop.

Fasten off and cut yarn leaving a long yarn tail.

Fold loop in half with yarn tails at the center.

Tie yarn tails into an overhand knot at the center of loop to make a bow.

Sew one bow to each Bootie.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over


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