Free Baby Bootee Knitting Pattern

Here is a free baby bootee knitting pattern with ankle cuffs that rollover. They are perfect for keeping your baby’s toes cozy in the winter months.

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free baby bootee knitting pattern

Free Baby Bootee Knitting Pattern

Measurements:

This pattern fits 0-3 (3-6) months.

The length of the foot is 9 (10.5) cm.

Instructions are given for the smallest size with the larger size in brackets as you see above. If only one set of figures is shown it will apply to both sizes.

You can see a full list of abbreviations for any of the patterns on this website by clicking here.

You Will Need:

These booties were designed to be made in 100% pure wool DK. If you think the wool will be to scratchy for your babies skin, you can use any DK baby wool.

1 x 50g ball of DK Pure Wool

1 x pair of 4 mm knitting needles.

Tension:

22 sts over 30 rows to 10cm measured over stocking stitch using 4mm knitting needles.

How To Knit Roll-Top Bootees

Make Two Alike:

Using your 4 mm needles, c/on 30(36) sts.

Work one row in purl.

Inc Row (RS): K2, M1, k12 (15), M1, k2, M1, k12 (15), M1, k2 [34 (40) sts].

Purl one row.

Inc Row: K2, M1, K14 (17), M1, k2, M1, k14 (17), M1, k2 [38 (44)) sts].

Purl one row.

Inc Row: K2, M1, k16 (19), M1, k2, M1, k16 (19), M1, k2 [42 (48) sts].

Beg with p row, work 7 rows in st st on these sts.

Dec Row (RS): K14 (17), [k2 tog] 3 times, k2 [SKPO] 3 times, k14 (17) [36 (42) sts].

Shape Top:

Next Row (WS): P21 (24), p2 tog and turn, leave the rem unworked sts on the right-hand needle.

Next Row: K7, SKPO, and turn, leaving the rem unworked sts on the right-hand needle.

Next Row: P7, p2 tog and turn, leaving the rem unworked sts on the right-hand needle.

Rep the last 2 rows once more.

Next Row: K7, SKPO and turn, leaving the rem unworked sts on the right-hand needle.

Next Row: P7, p2 tog, now p across all the unworked sts on the left-hand needle to the end of the row.

Next Row: K17, SKPO, now k across all the unworked sts on the left-hand needle to the end of the row [28 (34) sts].

Beg with a p row, work 7 rows with a p row, work 7 rows in st st on these sts.

Cast Off.

To Complete:

Fold the booties in half with the right sides together. Starting at the toe section and working the seam just above the c/on edge, join the seam along the sole.

In the same process, join the seam at the back of the bootie.

Turn through to the right side and roll the top of the bootie over to form a cuff.

Wool Care:

Remember that pure wool garments need a little more care. They should be washed by hand with a mild detergent or mild baby shampoo in cold water to prevent felting and shrinking.

Rinse well and gently remove excess water. Lay the booties flat and reshape them while still wet.

Now try this easy bootee pattern when you get a chance.

At 50 cents a pattern, you can’t go wrong with this knitted baby booties pattern book.

Each pair of booties requires relatively small quantities of yarn and can be knitted quickly, easily, and on the go using the clear, step-by-step instructions provided.

8 thoughts on “Free Baby Bootee Knitting Pattern”

  1. Wow, thanks a lot for this detailed pattern for some baby bootees. Actually, my sister has a little baby. And she also likes knitting things like this. It will be easy for her because she is a great knitter. I will definitely send this to her. Keep posting like this. Thank you very much.

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  2. As an avid crafter I always have a knitting, sewing or crocheting project on the go. I am always on the look-out for free patterns to add to my collection, so it is great to come across this baby bootee pattern. 

    My granddaughter is just learning to knit, and the mum of one of her friends is expecting a baby. She’s been talking about making something for the baby, so this is a great project that I can do with her. Thank you for sharing this great resource. 

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  3. Knitting for Profit, I love the title. I am not a knitter, but I do recall my mother knitting quite often when I was growing up. What an awesome talent. I find your instructions very clear and easy to follow, even for the novice knitter.

    If one has the talent and desire, what a wonderful way to earn extra income and provide a valuable service to new mothers and their families. Bravo !

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  4. The Bootee in the images are so cute. Definitely need to share this article with my mother so she can make this for my niece. She’s about the right age to make these cute little bootee. I will definitely let you know how they come out once we give it a go. Glad I found this article 

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