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Saturday, November 29, 2014

Crochet Crocodile Stitch Booties

Part I
Part II
Part III

These adorable crochet booties are done in Soft Boutique Yarn, but can be done in medium worsted yarn. They look so cute on any and make for a great baby shower gift. The sizes available are from Newborn to 12 months old!

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G, H, and I hook

Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable Yarn 

yarn needle

sl st=slip stitch
sc=single crochet
hdc=half double crochet
fphdc= front post half double crochet

Start: (G hook=Newborn, H hook= 3-6 Months, I hook= 6-12 Months)

Toe: Chain 2, work 6 hdc in the 2nd chain from the hook. sl st on top of the chain 2 -6 hdc
Rnd 2: Ch 1, *Work 2 hdc in each hdc around, *Repeat around, sl st in beginning hdc -12 hdc
Rnd 3: Ch 1, *2hdc in the next hdc, hdc in the next hdc, *Repeat around, sl st -18 hdc
Rnd 4-6.: Hdc in each hdc around, (work in continual rounds without a slip stitch, use a marker)*Repeat this around for (3 Rounds for Newborn, 4 Rounds for 3-6 Months, 4 Rounds for 6-12 Months)

Rnd 7-12: Turn, *Chain 1, hdc around to the previous last hdc, Turn *Repeat for a total of (6 Rows for Newborn, 7 Rows for 3-6 Months, 7 Rows for 6-12 Months)
Now Take the ends and slip stitch the ends together to complete the heel, Now turn inside out so the seam won't shoe. fasten off and weave in the ends.

Now For the Crocodile Stitch Part: Use the hook size according to the size, G,H, or I
With your yarn Attach the yarn in the middle of the top part of heel.

Single crochet around the opening of the bootie once. sl st. -20 sc, Make you end with 20 sc around.
v-stitch= (hdc, ch 1, hdc)

Rnd 1: Ch 3, hdc in same stitch,* skip 1 ch, v-st in next ch, rep from * around, join with sl st on top of first hdc. – 10 v-stitches

Rnd 2: Ch 2 (counts as a hdc), working

from top to bottom around post of first hdc of first V-st, work 3 fphdc, turn work so v-st is sideways, ch 1, working from bottom to top around post of second hdc of v-st, work 4 fphdc , 

* skip next v st, working from top to bottom work 4 fphdc around post of first hdc of next v st, ch 1, turn work so v-st is sideways, working from bottom to top around post of second hdc of v st, work 4 fphdc, rep from * around; join with sl st in top of first hdc. -5 crocodile stitches in total.

Rnd 3: Ch 3, hdc in same st, insert hook in space in the center of the crocodile stitch and complete a v- st, *v-st in next ch 1 sp,  insert hook in the space  in the center of the crocodile stitch and complete a v-st, repeat from * to * around;  join with sl st in top of first hdc

Rnd 4: Repeat rnd 2 into alternate v-st

Rnd 5: Repeat rnd 3Rnd 6: Repeat rnd 2 into alternate v-st
Fasten off and Weave in the ends.


Anonymous said...

Where is the pattern (if you have one) for a toddler(6 inch long foot)? Adult also if you have it.
Love the pattern so far!!

amyscrochetpatterns said...

Anonymous said...

Thank you!

Unknown said...

Do you have a pattern for a size 11 toddler/child bootie. (My daughter is 4 and wears size 10/11 11). Thank you.

amyscrochetpatterns said...

Try this pattern, and go up a hook size.

prettyandcexi said...

Thank you so much for this pattern. It wss really easy and the tutorial help a lot.

Unknown said...

is it 17 or 18 stitches in the 6/7 rows of the ch 1 turn?

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