Heritage Booties (Cabled Baby Booties)
Cabled baby booties with garter stitch soles. These intricate baby booties feature cables, pointed cuffs, and garter stitch soles. These sweet socks are worked in a soft superwash sock yarn. The charts are fun to follow for the intermediate to advanced knitters. Create this heirloom project for that special baby in your life. (Interweave)
Interweave SKU: EP2514
Finished Size: 4½” foot length, to fit an infant.
Yarn: Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight (100% superwash merino; 360 yd 329 m/127 g): hoofle foofle, 1 skein.
Needles: Size 0 (2 mm): set of 3 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.
Gauge: 17 sts and 18 rows = 2” in garter st.
Note: The top and instep of the bootie are worked first. After finishing the top, stitched are picked up and the sole is worked using three needles, then the bottom is seamed. A seam is then sewn up the back of the bootie joining the cast-on and bind-off stitches of the top.