Crazy Hands

Knit Newborn Baby Booties Pattern
on Straight Needles

knit newborn baby booties pattern on straight needles

knit newborn baby booties pattern on straight needles

Knitting materials and tools:

<> Double pointed needles 3.5 mm (US 4)

<> Loops&Threads: Impeccable (4) – 100% Acrylic Yarn. 285 yards – 127.5 grams skein.

<> Weight Category – Medium.

<> Yarn or tapestry needle.

Knit baby booties size: 

Size: newborn baby (0 – 3 months)

Gauge: 19-20 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette

Common abbreviations of knitting stitches:

K – knit

P – purl

k2tog – knit two together

p2tog – purl two together

st(s) – stitch(es)

RS – right side

WS – wrong side

sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch knitwise, work to the last stitch, purl the last stitch.

skpo – Slip, Knit, Pass Over: Slip one stitch to the right needle knitwise, knit in the next stitch and drop this stitch off the left needle, insert the left needle into the slipped stitch, pass it over the knit stitch and it’s done.

newborn baby knit booties (socks) - frontal view

Knit newborn baby booties pattern (0-3 months):

MAKE TWO.

Holding 2 needles together cast on 8 sts. Remove one needle.

Knitting the sole of baby booties:

Rows 1-30: sel s, k6, sel s. At this point sole must measure 9 -9.5 cm (3.5’).

Pick up 15 sts along the right side, 15 sts along the left side and 8 sts along the second short side. Pick up stitches through back loops if you want to leave the seam (ridge) outside, and through front loops if you want to leave ridge inside (46 sts).

knit newborn baby booties - look of the seam from inside and outside

Start knitting in round:

Round 1: slip the first stitch, knit all other stitches around.

Round 2: purl all stitches around.

Round 3: knit all stitches around.

Round 4: purl all stitches around.

Round 5: knit all stitches around.

Round 6: purl all stitches around.

Round 7: knit all stitches around.

Round 8: purl all stitches around.

newborn baby knit booties (socks) - top view

Shape the top of the foot.

Knit flat.

Row 1 (RS): k7, skpo. Turn. (45 sts)

Row 2 (WS): sel s, k6, p2tog. Turn. Slip the first stitch holding working yarn in front. (44 sts)

Row 3 (RS): sel s, k6, skpo. Turn. (43 sts)

Row 4 (WS): sel s, k6, p2tog. Turn. Slip the first stitch holding working yarn in front. (42 sts)

Repeat Rows 3 and 4 until you have 30 stitches on your needles.

Knit in round:

Rounds 1-21: *k1, p1 – repeat around. The ribbing part must measure about 8 cm (3’). To get rid of holes that might appear in the first Round, pick up any bar between stitches in the corner and knit it together with the next stitch.

Bind off all stitches. Weave ends.

knit booties for newborn babies of 0-3 months old - side view

 

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3 comments

Marguerite Kelsey 19th September 2023 at 08:53

You’re patterns and instructions are easy to understand and follow.

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Ann 19th September 2023 at 09:15

thank you!

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santie 18th November 2023 at 10:18

Love your patterns thanks

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