Build-a-Bootie (Knit-in-Round Version)

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Build-a-Bootie (Knit-in-Round Version) Pattern


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Knitting: Build-a-Bootie (Knit-in-Round Version)
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • K (knit), P (purl), Cast-on, Bind-off

Pattern Description:

NOTE: This pattern is KNIT IN THE ROUND, using Magic Loop (or DPNs could be substituted). If you prefer to KNIT FLAT/SEAM, please see my pattern store for my other version of this pattern.)
Baby clothes are so cute, but their darling booties are just too adorable! I wanted to design a bootie that would stay on baby's feet and be comfortable, besides being cute. So I decided on a one-piece, flat bottom, no center seam underfoot, and laces. As I worked, I kept changing my mind about the shoe sides, the instep, and the ankle design. So many ideas and so many possible combinations that would produce another style! So I thought I would just put 8 of them into one pattern here for you along with a Worksheet that would also allow you to choose and combine the features to produce even more style options. And all 8 of these patterns contain the directions for 4 sizes from 0-12mos. Knit in #3-Light Wt. or DK Wt. yarn, they use little yarn and work up quick. They make great shower gifts! Knit some up for some darling little feet!


13 sts / 28 rows = 2" square

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-3mos., 3-6mos., 6-9mos., 9-12mos. (Foot Sizes: 3-3.5", 3.5-4", 4-4.5", 4.5-5")


  • Size 2 (3mm) 32" Circular Knitting Needles (or Double Pointed Needles) Size 2 (3mm) Straight Needles (Helpful for knitting instep, if using Magic Loop method)
  • #3-light wt. or DK wt. yarn...100-200 yds.

You Will Also Need:

  • Large-Eyed Blunt Needle & Long Straight Pins Ring Stitch Markers

About Designer

About Designer

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I am a retired early childhood educator who loves children and enjoys seeing how cuddly "friends" can give them affection and also provide learning experiences in fun ways. You can also join me here:

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