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2-needle Baby Booties
Lion Brand® Watercolors
Pattern Number: 40498

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 3-6 mos
6 months

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

980-306 Watercolors Yarn: Sea Blue

Soft blue with twists of white, soft yellow and pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.99

980-301 Watercolors Yarn: Pink Petals Pink with twists of white, yellow and soft green
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Estimated Price: $ 3.99

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 5 [3.75 mm]
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Estimated Price: $ 2.70


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Estimated Price: $ 3.59


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Additional Materials
1 yd [1 m] 1 in. [25 mm] wide organza ribbon Sewing needle with matching thread
GAUGE:
16 sts + 24 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in Garter Stitch (knit 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.

Work this new stitch through the back loop.


INSTRUCTIONS



BOOTIES - Make 2
Cast on 15 sts.



Row 1 (WS) K 7, place marker (pm), k 1, pm, k 7.



Row 2 (RS) K 1, M1, k to marker, M1, slip marker (sm), k 1, sm, M1, k to last st, M1, k 1 - 19 sts.



Rows 3-4 Repeat Row 2 - 27 sts.



Rows 5-8 Work even in Garter St, removing markers.



Row 9 K 10, k2tog, pm, k 3, pm, k2tog, k 10 - 25 sts.



Row 10 K to 2 sts before marker, k2tog, sm, k 3, sm, k2tog, k to end - 23 sts.

Row 11 Knit.



Repeat Rows 10-11 for 4 more times - 15 sts.

Work in k1, p1 rib for 3" [7.5 cm].

Bind off loosely in ribbing.

FINISHING

With yarn and large-eyed, blunt needle, sew back and foot seam.

Weave in ends.

Cut ribbon into 2 equal lengths and tie into bows.

With sewing needle and thread, sew ribbon to Booties.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
p = purl
p3tog = purl 3 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
Pm = place marker
RS = right side
sm = slip marker
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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