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Adorable Converse inspired baby booties!
I've never crafted for a baby before but when our awesome friends gave birth, I couldn't resist making a pair of booties for their son.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1119 projects »
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  • How to make a baby booties. Crochet Baby Converse - Step 1
    Step 1

    Soles (Make 2)

    Chain 12.
    Row 1: Dc in 3rd chain, dc in next 8 chains, 6 dc in the next chain, dc in next 8 chains, 5 dc in next chain and join with a slip stitch.
    Row 2: Chain 1, dc in next 9 chains, 2 dc in next 5 chains, dc in next 9 chains, 2 dc in next 5 chains and join with a slip stitch.
    Row 3: Chain 1, dc in next 8 chain. 2 dc in next chain, dc in next chain and repeat until the end of the row. Join with a slip stitch.

  • How to make a baby booties. Crochet Baby Converse - Step 2
    Step 2

    Starting at the front left of the shoe, slip stitch into the middle 8 stitches.
    Row 1: chain 1, turn and then 2 dc into the next 7 stitches, joining the last stitch to the sole with a slip stitch.
    Rows 2 - 8: chain 1, turn, skip the next chain and dc into the next 14 stitches, joining the last stitch to the sole with a slip stitch.

  • How to make a baby booties. Crochet Baby Converse - Step 3
    Step 3

    Slip stitch into the next chain of the sole and slip stitch around the back of the sole until you reach the front of the shoe, join with a slip stitch.
    Rows 1 - 8: Chain 1, turn, DC into each chain along the back of the shoe.
    Rows 9 - 12: DC2tog, DC in each stitch until you reach the other side of the front of the shoe, DC2tog, DC along the front of the shoe.
    Cast off.

  • How to make a baby booties. Crochet Baby Converse - Step 4
    Step 4

    Make two shoes.

  • How to make a baby booties. Crochet Baby Converse - Step 5
    Step 5

    Toe caps: (Make 2)

    Chain 7, turn, chain 1, sc into 7, tie off with a long tail.

  • How to make a baby booties. Crochet Baby Converse - Step 6
    Step 6

    Using a yarn needle, stitch the toe caps to the bottom front of the shoes.

  • How to make a baby booties. Crochet Baby Converse - Step 7
    Step 7

    Laces:

    Chain 40 and tie off, leaving a small tail at either side. Stitch the lace to the middle of the shoe.

  • How to make a baby booties. Crochet Baby Converse - Step 8
    Step 8

    Fold either side of the lace up the shoe in a zig zag pattern, stitching at either corner.

  • How to make a baby booties. Crochet Baby Converse - Step 9
    Step 9

    Tie the laces into a bow.

  • How to make a baby booties. Crochet Baby Converse - Step 10
    Step 10

    Converse Circle: (Make 2)

    Chain 3, join with slip stitch.

    SC 8 into the ring.

    Tie off leaving a long tail

    Stitch at either side on the back of the shoes and you're done!

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