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.
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.
Make second bootee to match.
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.
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 >