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Bunny Booties Knitting Pattern

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The bunny booties knitting pattern is for booties to fit babies aged between 6-9 months.

This pattern has full instructions on how to knit the slippers and the ears.

The slippers are knit flat on straight needles, with the ears knit separately and then attached.

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An Easy Level Knitting Pattern

This is an easy pattern for those of you who are advanced beginner level, and the techniques you will need to know are casting on, casting off and knit and purl stitches.

It will also introduce you to shaping, through simple increases and decreases.

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Bunny booties free pattern

Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:

This pattern is great for any advanced beginner knitters.

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Bunny Booties Knitting Pattern

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Notes

The booties knit up quickly and the simple design makes for a relaxing and enjoyable knit.

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Skill Level – Easy

Size – This pattern is to fit babies size 6-9months

Gauge – 18 sts and 24 rows in 4×4 inches / 10x10cm

The Supplies You Need

Yarn

  • 1 x ball of Sublime Baby Cashmere Merino Silk DK in Pebble (006) – Yarn A
  • 1 x alternate color Yarn B in cream – Baby Cashmere Merino Silk DK in Little linen (344)
  • A small amount of dark brown for eyes/nose/mouth
  • Any Lightweight 03 yarn /DK yarn.
  • Yarn weight guide

Abbreviations / Knitting Abbreviations List

  • Beg – beginning
  • Cont – Continue
  • Dec – (K2tog) decrease by knitting the next 2 stitches together
  • Foll – following
    Inc – (KFB) increase by knitting into the front and back of the next stitch
  • K – Knit
  • K2tog – knit the next two stitches together
  • PSSO – Pass slipped stitch over
  • P – Purl

Pattern

Yarn A – Pebble (Brown) / Yarn B Little Linen (Cream)

Sole

  • Using Yarn A cast on 53sts
  • Row 1: *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 the top of the 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

Cuff

  • Change to K1, P1 rib, and work 25 rows.
  • Change to Yarn color B
  • Row 1: Purl
  • Row 2: Cast off knitwise.

Second Bootee

Make the second bootee to match.

Bunny ears – Make 4

  • 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.
  • Cast off
  • Make 3 more ears to match.

Making up >

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

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Happy Knitting!

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