Baby Slippers Knitting Pattern
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The only thing cuter than tiny baby feet are the adorable knit booties and slippers that keep them warm. You'll fall in love with this baby girl shoe pattern. This written pattern for beginners includes one size 3- 6 months.
The pattern is easy and will not take you very long to make these wonderful slippers. A basic knowledge of knitting is all that is required for you to get started.
The baby girl slippers are created, using knit and purl stitches, the pattern will also introduce you to shaping, through increases and decreases.
I used a lovely 4 ply cotton from Rowan for the pattern, but any 4 ply baby cotton will knit up well.
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Baby Girl Slippers Shoe Pattern
Infant baby girl shoes are always fun to make and these soft knitted shoes will make you want to make more in a variety of colours.
This easy knitting pattern is great for beginners, as it just uses knit and purl stitches, it will also introduce you to shaping.
I have made many baby shoes using this pattern and they look awesome in any colour, I have even made the flowers in bright colours with a button decoration in the middle instead of a bobble.
You can experiment with various colour combinations to go with your little one's different outfits and rompers.
The baby slippers are knit flat on straight needles, which means they have to be seamed to finish.
Fitting the upper part of the shoe to the sole at the toe is a little difficult, as there is a lot of shaping required to get it to look right. I pulled mine out a couple of times before I was totally happy.
If you would like to make more knitted items for baby, please take a look at the other patterns in the baby knitting pattern library.
1 pair of US 2 (2 3/4mm)
Rowan 4 ply cotton 50g Ball
Colour for flowers (e.g small amount of cream)
2 Small Buttons.
Safety Pin/darning needles/scissors
Baby Slippers Pattern
Right Shoe Sole >
Cast on 24sts and knit 1 row.
Inc each end of rows 2, 4, 6, and 8. (32sts)
Work 3 rows.
Dec each end of rows 12, 14, 16 and 18. (24sts)
Row 19: K to end, cast on 8sts.
Row 1: knit
Row 2: inc, purl to end.
Rows 3 - 8: as rows 1 - 2 three times.
Row 9: knit.
Row 10: inc, purl row
Row 11: knit
Row 12: inc, purl row
Row 13: bind (cast off) 12 stitches, K 3, bind (cast off) 4 stitches, K to end of row
Row 14: purl 19, leave 3 sts on a safety pin.
Row 15: knit
Rows 16 - 25: as rows 14 - 15 five times.
Row 26: purl row - cast on 19 stitches.
Row 27: knit
Row 28: p2tog, purl to end of row
Row 29: knit
Row 30: p2tog, purl to end.
Rows 31 - 38: work in stockinette (stocking) stitch, dec beg of each purl row.
Row 39: bind (cast) off.
Place 3 sts from safety pin onto your needle
Row 1: inc, inc, k1
Rows 2 - 15: knit
Row 16: k2, bind (cast) off 1, k2.
Row 17: k2, yo, k2
Rows 18 - 20: knit
Row 21: bind (cast) off
Left Shoe >
As for the right shoe
Reverse stockinette (stocking) stitch e.g Row 1: purl
Row 2: inc, knit to end
Row 10: inc, knit to end of row.
Join the heel seam.
Carefully fit upper to sole, easing the fullness around the toe area and stitch into position.
Weave in any loose ends.
Stitch on buttons and flower decoration.
Knitted Flower Pattern
1 pair of US 2 (2 3/4mm) straight needles
Rowan 4 ply cotton - small amount for flowers and for the knitted bobbles
Using 3 1/4 mm needles and yarn of your colour choice
Cast on 50 sts
Row 1: (WS): Knit
Row 2: *K1, cast off next 8 sts (one st on right needle after cast off), rep from * 4 times more
Break yarn and thread through rem 10 sts.
Pull up tight and fasten off securely.
Making up your flower >
Do not press. Lay small flower on top of the large flower and sew together in the centre. Attach a button to the centre of the flowers and sew into place. As an alternative to a button, you can attach a small knitted bobble or crocheted flower.
For a small knitted bobble...cast on 6 sts
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: Knit.
Row 4: Purl.
Row 5: Knit.
Row 6: Purl.
Stitch through your square along all of the edges and pull tight.
This should form your bobble - secure to the middle of the flower.
K - Knit
P - Purl
inc - increase by knitting into the front and back of the next stitch
dec - decrease by knitting the next 2 stitches together
p2tog - purl next 2 stitches together
yo - yarn around needle sts - Stitches
Stockinette (Stocking) Stitch = Row 1: knit/Row 2: Purl
WS - wrong side
For any help with the knitting stitches please visit the video tutorials page here >