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I am a fashion/ textile designer and mother of six children.
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Sweet Ballerina Flats

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sweet Ballerina Flats
Sweet Ballerina Flats
Sweet Ballerina Flats
Sweet Ballerina Flats
Sweet Ballerina Flats
Sweet Ballerina Flats

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl

Pattern Description:

A pair of sweet and chic ballerina flats that the youngest baby girls.

Knit them in a soft baby pink and white merino wool for a special present for a new baby girl.

Featuring garter stitch and two coloured half fisherman's rib stitch they are surprisingly quick to knit.

The extra wide and stretchy strap ensures they will stay on and be comfortable around baby's delicate skin.

You will need DPNs in size 4 US or 3.5 mm and 50 g of wool as well as 2 small buttons.

Size: Newborn
Sole: about 8 cm or just over 3 inches but will stretch to fit up to 6 months.


28 st and 32 rows make 10 cm or 4 inch square using stockinette st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • to fit newborn, but is stretchy and will fit for months to come
  • about 8cm or just over 3 inches in lenght


  • 50 g 4 ply baby yarn
  • long circular knitting needle size 3.5mm or US4
  • or if you prefer DPN's in same size

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 small buttons

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

wool baby yarn


pink and cream or ivory, but you can choose any two contrasting colours you like!

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