Bunny Baby Booties Free Knitting Pattern


The baby slippers pattern has full instructions on how to knit the slippers and the ears. I have included a list of abbreviations and instructions on how to make up the finished product. The pattern is meant for babies aged between 10/12 months.

You can scroll down to see the free pattern below or you may choose to purchase the printable ad-free pdf version from my shop here or from my Etsy shop.

Size – depending on the type of yarn you use, these booties should fit a 6-9 month old.


1 x ball of Sublime Baby Cashmere Merino Silk DK in Pebble (006) - Yarn A

1 x alternate colour yarn B in cream - Baby Cashmere Merino Silk DK in Little linen (344)

Small amount of dark brown for eyes/nose/mouth

1 pair x 4mm (US 6) knitting needles

Darning needle / tape measure / scissors




Using yarn A cast on 53sts

Row1: *inc, k24, inc* twice, k1

Rows 2-4: knit

Row 5: *inc, k26, inc* twice, k1

Rows 6-8: knit

Row 9: *inc. k28, inc* twice, k1

Row 10: knit

Knit a further 10 rows

Divide for top of foot

Row 1: k36, k2tog, turn

Row 2: k8, s1, k1, psso, turn

Row 3: k8, k2tog, turn

Rows 4-23: as rows 2-3 ten times

Row 24: as row 2

Rows 25-28: knit across all stitches


Change to k1, p1 rib and work 25 rows.

Change to yarn colour B

Row 1: purl

Row 2: bind (cast) off knitwise.

Second bootee

Make second bootee to match.

Bunny Ears

Using yarn A cast on 8sts. Work 23 rows in stockinette (stocking) stitch, dec each end of rows 15, 19 and 23.

Change to yarn b and work 23 rows in stockinette stitch (starting with a purl row), inc each end of rows 2, 4 and 8.

Bind (cast off)

Make 3 more ears to match.

Making up

Using a flat seam, join foot, heel and back of ankle. Weave in any loose ends. Join ear side seams. Stitch base of ears to bootees. Embroider faces using dark brown yarn.


Beg – beginning

Cont - Continue

Dec – decrease by knitting the next 2 stitches together

Foll – following

Inc – increase by knitting into the front and back of next stitch

K - Knit

K2tog – knit next two stitches together

For any help with the knitting stitches please visit the video tutorials page here >