Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Little Fans down Under Baby Bootie free Crochet Pattern




Little Fans down Under
 For the matching hat free crochet pattern
For the matching sweater free crochet pattern
For a full tutorial on the cuff down bootie free crochet pattern here
Introduction: The bootie is made from the cuff down and in the round, then onto a flat row for a bit of shaping, then back into the round to shape it all off. Once the basic bootie is made you will then add the little fans pattern to the top of the made bootie.
To fit: Newborn
Materials list:
Hook size: 4.00mm US G/6
Yarn: 8 ply approx 20 gm’s US DK/Medium
Sewing needle, optional
Small amount of ribbon, optional
US crochet terms used
Skill level: beginner
Tension: medium
Time: approx 1hour
Stitches used:
Sl st=slip stitch
Ch=chain
Sc = single crochet
Hdc = half double crochet
Dc =double crochet
Dec = decrease
V stitch: The V stitch is (1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc), worked into the st indicated by the pattern
Hdc decrease over 2 st’s = yo hook, insert hook into the 1st st and pull up a loop, (3 loops on hook), insert hook into next st and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook),  yo over hook, pull through all 4 loops on hook
Hdc decrease over 3 st’s = yo hook, insert hook into the 1st st and pull up a loop, (3 loops on hook), insert hook into next st and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), insert hook into next st and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), yo over hook, pull through all 4 loops on hook
Dc decrease over 2 st’s = yo hook, insert hook into the 1st st and pull up a loop, (3 loops on hook), insert hook into next st and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook),  yo over hook, pull through 3 loops on hook, yo hook and pull through 2 loops on hook
Dc decrease over 3 st’s = yo hook, insert hook into the 1st st and pull up a loop, (3 loops on hook), insert hook into next st and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), insert hook into next st and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), yo over hook, pull through 4 loops on hook, yo hook and pull through 2 loops on hook
Please note! The beginning ch 2 of every rnd is not counted as a st.
To Begin, ch 20 loosely, sl st into 1st chain to form a ring (20 ch)
Row 1, ch 2, work 1 dc in same space as ch 2, work 1 dc in each ch to end, to join sl st into the top of the 1 st dc of this round (20 dc)
Row 2, ch 2, work 1 dc in same space as ch 2, work 1 dc in each dc to end, to join sl st into the top of the 1 st of this round (20 dc)
Row 3, ch 10, work 1 dc in 3rd ch from hook, work 1 dc in next 7 ch, skip the dc that has the 10 ch coming out of it and work 1 dc in each of next 8 dc, work a dc dec over the next 3 dc, work 1 dc in each of next 8 dc, now working on the opposite side of the ch 10, work 1 dc in each of the next 8 ch spaces, ch 2 and turn (33 dc)
Row 4, work 1 dc in same space as ch 2, work 1 dc in each of the next 14 dc, work a dc dec over the next 3 dc, work 1 dc in each of the next 15 dc, ch 2, do not turn, please have the end of the toe section facing up, work 1 dc into each end of the 2 center rows of the toe, skip the ch 2, sl st into the next dc, (33 dc)
Next row you will work every dc into the front loops only
Row 5, ch 2, , work 1 dc in same space as ch 2, work 1 dc in each of the next 32 dc, sl st into the 1st dc of this round (33 dc)
Row 6, ch 2 and turn, work a dc dec over the first 2 dc, dc dec over the 3rd and 4th dc, work 1 dc in each of next 13 dc, work a dc dec over next 3 dc, work 1 dc in each of next 11 dc, work a dc dec over the last 2 st’s, sl st st into the top of the 1st dc of this round (28 dc)
Row 7, ch 1, do not turn, work a hdc dec over the first 2 dc, hdc dec over the 3rd and 4th dc, work 1 hdc in each of next 10 dc, work a hdc dec over next 3 dc, work 1 hdc in each of next 9 dc, work a hdc dec over the last 2 st’s, sl st st into the top of the 1 st of this round (23 hdc)
To join sole seam, fold bootie in half and sl st together by using only 1 loop of the top st and 1 loop of the bottom st, break off yarn leaving a long tail, now you can turn your bootie inside out and sl st those loose ends in, or you can bring out the sewing needle and sew in the ends
Adding pattern stitch to the top of the bootie
The top of the bootie began with 20 ch you will be working into these 20 ch spaces, from the inside of the bootie, starting with a sl st into the front center stitch of the bootie, this is so the pattern will turn down flat.
Row 1, join in yarn with a sl st and ch 1, work 1 hdc in same space as sl st, work 1 hdc in each of the next 3 spaces, work 2 hdc in the next space, *work 1 hdc in each of the next 4 spaces, work 2 hdc n the next space*, repeat from *to* to end, to join, sl st into the beginning hdc of this round, (24 hdc)
This row, work all stitches into the back loops only and begin pattern
Row 2, Ch 1, work 1 sc in same space as join, skip 3 st’s, work 9 dc’s in next st, skip 3 st’s,* work 1 sc in next st, skip 3 st’s, work 9 dc in next st, skip 3 st’s,* repeat from *to* to end, sl st to join in beginning sc, (3 sc, 3 groups of 9 dc)
Row3, Ch 4, work 1 dc in same space as ch 4, ch 1, work 1 sc in the 4th, 5th and 6th dc of the 9 dc group, ch 1,* work a V st (V st =1dc, ch1, 1dc) in the sc, ch 1, work 1 sc in the 4th, 5th and 6th dc of the 9 dc group, ch 1,* repeat from *to* to end, sl st into the space between the beginning ch 4 and 1 dc (3 groups of 3 sc, 3 V’s)
Row 4, Ch 3, work 4 dc in same space as join, skip 1 sc, work 1 sc in next sc, *work 9 dc in the V st space, skip 1 sc, work 1 sc in next sc,* repeat from *to* to end, work 4 dc in same space as the beginning (ch 3 and 4 dc) sl st into the top of the ch 3, break off yarn and sew in ends



Free Pattern Courtesy Of Cat Wood
Aka, Cats-Rockin-Crochet.
 2014.

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