Ballet Flats by Jenn Wisbeck

Ballet Flats

March 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
in garter
US 4 - 3.5 mm
50 - 70 yards (46 - 64 m)
newborn +
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Adorable ballet flats knit flat using elastic yarn. Shaping comes from simple decreases.

Level: Intermediate - You need to know how to increase, and decrease.

Size: Newborn and up. Finished length is 2.5 inches, if you use a stretchy yarn the slippers will stretch to 3 inches long.

-70 yards Patons Stretch Sock Color 49
-US size 4 (3.5 mm) knitting needles
-Tapestry needle to weave in ends

Gauge: 6 st/inch in garter stitch, unstretched. Abbreviations:
KFB- Increase 1 by knitting in front and back of stitch
SK2P- slip 1 stitch, knit two together, pass slipped stitch over
K2tog- Knit two stitches together

Notes: Maizy or Panda Cotton would be good yarns subs. You could use a non stretchy yarn, but the stretch helps keep the booties on and gives a greater range of sizes.

Pattern for personal use only. Please see Midnightsky Fibers for artist licenses and wholesale