Steps required for crocheting baby booties:
Part 1: Get Ready to Crochet Booties
-Select Your Yarn
For baby booties, the yarn to be used as to be soft and lightweight; you may try fine yarn or the superfine type. The yarn ratings are available on the yarn wrapper. The majority of craft stores feature unique kinds of yarn you can use to knit baby projects like booties as well as blankets. Make sure that you choose the type and color of yarn that will make the booties soft and feel great.
-Find a Fitting Hook
The right side of the hook is 4mm (or G-6) type.
Check Your Number of Stitches
The number of stitches is also called gauge. It is essential that you check the gauge to ensure that the garment, which you will make, is of the fitting size. The gauge depends on the size of the needle. Furthermore, make sure that combination of hook and yarn produces a half double chain with fifteen (15) stitches, which is almost ten (10) centimeters long (or 4 inches).
Part 2: Create Basic Booties
-Create a Chain with Eleven (11) Stitches
You will use the chain as the base of the first booties to be made. Once you have this chain, turn back; and then start making single crochet stitch on it. Keep crocheting around the foundation of your bootie in single stitch for 1 round. You must have twenty-four stitches after completing the 1st round.
-Design 2 Chain Stitches and Combine With 2half Double Stitches
Crochet 8 half double stitches. Then, crochet another 5 stitches with 2half double stitches each. After this step, go back to single half double stitches for your next 8 stitches followed by another 5 stitches with 2half double stitches in each. Combine this round with 1 slip stitch at the top part of your beginning round. When the round comes to an end, you must get thirty-two stitches.
-Crochet 2 Chain Stitches and Combine With 2half Double Stitches
After this, crochet twelve half double stitches. Next, do 2 stitches with 2half double stitches in each one followed by a single half double for the next twelve stitches. Then, continue with another 2 stitches with 2half double stitches each. Combine this round with 1 slip stitch at the top part of your beginning round. After completing this round, you must have thirty-six stitches.
-Create 2chain Stitches; Then Do Your Back Loops
Utilize half double stitch for crocheting around till the end. Just do the back loops for this round and join it with 1 slip stitch. Having completed this round, you must have thirty-six stitches.
-Make 2 Chain Stitches; Then Do the 2 Loops
Utilize half double stitch for crocheting till the end. Do the stitches through the 2loops in the round and combine it with 1 slip stitch. At this round, you should get thirty-six stitches. Crochet with chain stitches followed by half double stitch for ten stitches. Next, half double stitch together 6 times followed by half double till the end of this round and combine this end with 1 slip stitch. Having completed this round, you must have thirty-six stitches.
-Create 2 Chain Stitches Followed by Half Double Stitch for 9 Stitches
Next, half double stitch 2 stitches together 4 times followed by half double stitch till the end of this round and combine with 1 slip stitch. At the end of this round, you need to get twenty-six stitches.
-Stitch 1 Chain Followed by Single Crochet for 9 Stitches
Then, do half double stitching 2 stitches together 2 ties followed by single crochet till the round’s end. Then, combine with 1 slip stitch. Having finished this round, you should get twenty-four stitches.
-Make 1 Chain Stitch Followed by Single Crochet for 5 Stitches
Next, do another 4 chain stitches and skip the 8 stitches that are next. Then, single crochet until this round’s end. Then combine with 1 slip stitch and finish your bootie by weaving in the ends. A yarn needle may be required for this step. Carry out all the aforementioned steps again to make the 2nd bootie.