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Free Crochet Baby Sandals

Free Crochet Baby Sandals



These tiny sandals would make a perfect gift for a baby born in the summer.

Measurement

To fit from birth to 2 months.

Materials

1 x 50g (116m) ball of Sublime Extra Fine Merino Wool DK (100% wool) in Penelope (0374)*.

Size 3.00 and 4.00 crochet hooks.

Abbreviations

Ch, chain; st, stitch; chsp, chain space; dc, double crochet; slst, slip stitch.

Note

Instructions in square brackets are worked as stated after the 2nd bracket.

Sole

With 4.00 hook, make 10ch.

1st round: 1dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 3-chsp and 1dc), 1dc in each of remaining 6ch, 3ch, work along other side of ch thus: 1dc in remaining strand of each of 7ch.

2nd round: 3dc in 3-chsp, 1dc in each of 7dc along first side, 3dc in 3-chsp, 1dc in each of 7dc along second side.

3rd round: 2dc in each of 3dc at beginning, 1dc in each of 7dc along first side, 2dc in each of 3dc at end, 1dc in each of 7dc along second side.

Shape front of sole:

4th round: 2dc in each of 6dc at beginning, 1dc in each of next 3dc, slst in next dc, turn to wrong side, 1ch, 1dc in each of next 16dc, slst in next dc. Fasten off.

Front

With 4.00 hook, make 4ch for tab.

1st row: 1dc in 3rd ch from hook (counts as 2dc, 1dc in next ch - 3 sts.

2nd row: 1ch, 1dc in each of next 2 sts. Repeat 2nd row, 10 times more.

Next row: 4ch, miss next dc, slst in 1ch.

Now shape front:

1st row (right side): 1ch (counts as 1dc), in 4-chsp work 6dc - 7 sts.

2nd row: 1ch, [2dc in next dc, 1dc in next dc] twice, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in 1ch - 10 sts.

3rd row: 1ch, [1dc in each of next 2dc, 2dc in next dc] twice, 1dc in each of next 2dc, 1dc in 1ch - 12 sts.

4th row: 1ch, 1dc in each of next 2dc, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 4dc, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, 1dc in Ich - 14 sts.

5th row: 1ch, 1dc in each of next 3dc, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 4dc, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 3dc, 1dc in 1ch - 16 sts.

6th row: 1ch, 1dc in each of next 14dc, 1dc in 1ch.

Repeat 6th row, twice more. Do not fasten off. Place front on front part of sole, wrong sides together, join them with slst through one st of each, ignoring the 1ch and 1 slst at each end of last row of sole.

Ankle strap and back

With 4.00 hook, make 26ch, without twisting, join into a ring with a slst.

1st round: 1ch, 1dc in each of next 24ch, slst in 1ch - 26 sts.

2nd round: 1ch, 1dc in each of 25dc, miss 1ch, slst in first dc.

Turn to work in rows.

1st row (wrong side): 1ch, 1dc in each of next 11dc - 12 sts. Turn.

2nd row: 1ch, 1dc in each of next 10dc, 1dc in 1ch.

Repeat 2nd row, 3 times more, then join to sole: wrong sides together, place back centrally on back of sole and slst together 12 sts of each layer.

Edging

Right side facing, with 3.00 hook, working from left to right and starting at the top of front tab, work 1dc in each st around all inner edges, ending at the top of font tab. Fasten off.

Work around top of ankle strap and back in the same way. Sew down the end of front tab on wrong side, enclosing the ankle strap.