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Dainty Bootees

Knitting
January 2004
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
123 yards (112 m)
newborn, 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-9 months

These bootees are a great small project to make for a baby shower or match to the traditional bonnet in soft shades of retro pastels. I have designed them in a beautiful blend of merino wool and cotton for ultimate comfort, but they will work in any medium-weight yarn. The stitches are very simple: my favorite seed stitch and stockinette stitch. The bootees have a strap fastened with a mother-of-pearl button to fit securely on the tiny foot. I am sure you will want to make a pair in every color, just as I did!