Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Baby Cuties (free pattern )
hdc- half double crochet st/sts- stitch/ stitches
ch- chain sc- single crochet
sl st- slip stitch yo- yarn over
** hdc2tog- yo and insert hook in 1st st yo and pull through, yo and insert hook in next stitch,yo and pull through, yo and pull through all stitches. Decrease made.
Thread: MC(main color)- color A
SOLE: Make 2
With MC (main Color)
RND1: ch11, hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 7 hdc in next 7 sts., 6hdc in last ch, now work in opposite side, 7 hdc in 7 next sts, 5 hdc in last ch, join with sl st in 1st hdc.
RND2: ch1, 8hdc in next 8 sts, 2 hdc in each of next 5 sts, 8hdc in next 8 sts, 2 hdc in each next 5 sts, join with sl st in 1st hdc.
RND3: ch1, 8hdc in next 8 sts, *2hdc in nxt st, 1hdc in nxt st* 5 times, 8hdc in next 8 sts, rep.* to * 5 times, join with sl st in 1st hdc.
UPPER: Make 2. using alternate colors, Color A and Color B
Using color B first:
RND1: WORK IN BACK LOOPS FOR THIS ROUND ONLY. ch1, 1hdc in each st around the sole, join with slip st in 1st hdc. (46 hdc)
RND2: attach color A, ch1, 10hdc in next 10 sts, hdc2tog, 7hdc in next 7 sts, hdc2tog, 12hdc in next 12 sts, hdc2tog, 7hdc in next 7 sts, hdc2tog, 2hdc in next 2 sts, join with sl st in 1st hdc.
RND3: attach color B, ch1, 9hdc in next 9 sts, hdc2tog, 6hdc in next 6 sts, hdc2tog, 15hdc in next 15 sts, 6hdc in last 6 sts, join in 1st hdc. FASTEN OFF
Now begin to work in centermost 7 sts which is exactly on top of hdc2tog ch and work in rows.
RND1: With MC, ch1 hdc in same st, 6 hdc in next 6 sts, skip 1 st, 2 sl st on the side of bootie, turn
RND2: skip 2 sts, 7 hdc in next 7 sts, skip 1 st, 2 sl st, turn
RND3-4: skip 2 sts, 7 hdc in next 7 sts, skip 1 st, 2 sl st, turn
RND5: skip 2 sts, 7 hdc in next 7 sts, skip 1 st, 1 sl st.
RND6: sc around opening. FASTEN OFF. Weave ends.
STRAP:With color A, facing the toe, fold lengthwise, det. center. from center count 5, attach color A, ch 25.Fasten Off, Weave ends.
Det. center again and on opposite side, count 5 sts, attach color B, ch25.Fasten Off.Weave ends. Tie both straps.
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