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Newborn booties by Priscillia Uloho

Materials

2.75mm straight knitting needles

3.25mm straight knitting needles

Yarn needle(for seaming)

2 colours of Double knitting yarn (main colour and contrasting colour)

Knitting terms

K = knit

P= Purl

M= Make (pick up the loop between the 2 stitches and knit through the back)

SKP= Slip the next stitch, knit the next, pass the slipped stitch over the just knitted stitch

P2TOG= Purl 2 together

INSTRUCTIONS (make 2)

Using 3.25mm needles and main colour, cast on 31 stitches

Row 1: Knit

Row 2: K1, M1, K14, M1, K1, M1, K14, M1, K1

Row 3: Knit

Row 4: K2, M1, K14, M1, K3, M1, K14, M1, K2

Row 5: Knit

Row 6: K3, M1, K14, M1, K5, M1, K14, M1, K3

Row 7: Knit

Row 8: K4, M1, K14, M1, K7, M1, K14, M1, K4

Row 9 – 18: Knit

Break yarn

Upper foot

Row 1: Slip 19 stitches to your right needle without knitting, Using main colour, Knit 8, SKP and turn

Row 2: Slip the first stitch, P7 and P2TOG Turn

Row 3: Slip the first stitch, K7 and SKP turn

Row 4: Slip the first stitch, P7 and P2TOG turn

Continue Row 3 and 4 until you have 33 stitches left on your needles.

Break yarn.

CUFF

Return all stitches on your right needle back to your left needle.

Using contrasting colour and 2.75mm needles,

Row 1: Knit

Row 2: K1, P1 to the last stitch and K1

Row 3: P1, K1 to the last stitch and P1

Continue Row 2 and 3 for 17 more rows

Bind off in pattern

Seam the back and under foot

Happy Knitting!

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