Entrelac Bootees

from Rian Anderson

Entrelac Bootees Pattern


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Knitting: Entrelac Bootees
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, decrease, pick up stitches
  • All information on working entrelac given in pattern including how to knit "backwards" to eliminate frequent turning

Pattern Description:

How to knit baby bootees in stocking stitch entrelac pattern in the round:
small diamonds worked on the bias, each picked up from the sides of the one below.
Entrelac is easier than it looks and is great fun to do!

Use double pointed needles or circulars; long colour change yarn or solid colours in stripes.
With plenty of stretch, these bootees will fit for quite a while.


Using thinner yarn: 29 sts, 37 rows to 10 cm (4") in stocking st on 3 mm (US 2.5) needles.
Using thicker yarn: 24.5 sts, 32 rows to 10 cm (4") in stocking st on 3.5 mm (US 4) needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size; one only - very stretchy To fit 3 - 6 months Sole measurement 8 cms/3.25" - 9 cms/3.5 "


  • Pattern written for two different thicknesses of yarn : thinner 4 ply/fingering such as Heirloom 4 ply baby wool or Regia design line sock; or thicker yarns such as Noro Silk Garden Sock or Mochi Plus
  • one pair takes between 44 m (Mochi) to 84 m (Regia) depending on yarn used

You Will Also Need:

  • For thinner yarns use 3 mm (US 2.5 ) double-pointed needles x set of 4 and/or a 3 mm (US 2.5) circular needle
  • For thicker yarns use 3.5 mm (US 4 ) double-pointed needles x set of 4 and/or a 3.5 mm (US 4 ) circular needle

About Designer

About Designer

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by Rian Anderson
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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I learnt to knit when I was 4 and have been happily creating ever since.

I have a lot of fun designing patterns for sale - most are quirky things like dog tea cosies, dragon scarves and koala hats. I also make children's clothes, and things for adults too.
I hope you like them.

I published a book - "The Odd Ball Knit Book" on how to use up all your odd bits of stash to make fantastic ...

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