BABY GIRL BALLET BOOTEES
To fit sizes
9.5 cms 10.5 cm
For both sizes 1 50gm ball of any DK baby yarn, I used Sirdar Snuggly
Approx 1 metre of matching satin ribbon
Sewing needle and thread
Ready made ribbon rosebud or decoration of your choice.
3.75mm knitting needles
SPECIAL NOTE KFB = Knit into front and back of next stitch (M1)
CAST ON 34 sts and knit two rows
Row 3 K1 *K1, KFB, K12, KFB* repeat between * once, K2 to finish row
Row 4 Knit
Row 5 K1 *K1, KFB, K14, KFB* repeat between * once, K2 (41sts)
Row 6 Knit
Row 7 K1 *K1, KFB, K16, KFB * repeat between * once K2 (45sts)
LARGER SIZE ONLY
Next row K
Next row K1 *K1, KFB K18, KFB* repeat between* once K2 (49sts)
Knit 11 rows
Next row K26 (28) K2tog tbl, TURN
K7, K2tog tbl, TURN
REPEAT last row 6 (8) times more (37, 39 sts)
Next row K7, K2tog tbl, Knit to end
Next row K15 (16) K2tog, K5, K2tog, K to end
Cast off up to decrease on previous row, K2tog, cast off to next
decrease, K2tog, Cast off remaining sts.
Join sole and back seam with mattress stitch.
Cut 2 lengths of ribbon approx 25cms and sew to inside of sides of
Sew on rosebud if desired.
Stand back and say Aaaaaaaaahhhhhhh!