Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Cuteness is...

Did you guess I was making bootees??

P3190334

I am so totally in love with this pattern. Enough to make me think I'll never ever bother with any other bootee pattern.

Saartje's Bootee Pattern - extremely popular and oh so cute

The pattern is for 4ply and 2.5mm but I use 8ply and 3.25mm needles when I make these. My finished size is about 9.5cm and this size fit M from about 3months to about 6months. I love how quick these knit up and it is not a complicated pattern so is good for TV watching. The first time I made this I didn't do the straps as the pattern states and just fudged it (which was fine). This time I re-read it and realised it wasn't as difficult as what I had thought. Long tail cast on as per normal but use a 2nd (short) piece of yarn for the thumb strand.



I used leftover yarn from my pink mouse...

P3190337

Tonight I wrapped up the mouse and the bootees and they are going to be sent off to a dear friend who is having a baby girl later this year.


I hope she likes them as much as I liked making them

See them on Ravelry

8 comments:

Kaessa said...

Those are adorable! I'm going to have to add them to my queue.

Just what I need, another project. ;)

Louise said...

OMG those are so cute! I already have them in my Ravelry queue but I might have to move them to the top! Nice idea to pair them with the mouse for a baby gift.

Michaela said...

Those are so adorable I can hardly stand it! The pink on pink is so cute!!

nova_j said...

ooo definitely cute!!

thebeanbag said...

ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
they are so cute!

kimber-ibet said...

gorgeous booties!

Kate Schmidt said...

Oh, the two-tone pinky goodness just makes me swoon!

embejo said...

gasp! they are gorgeous...enough to make anyone want a baby girl to wear them on her tiny pink feet!