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