Posted: 12/11/2008 in knitting

i just made these! i only have one done! super easy and way cute! if they were just an inch bigger they would fit lizzie! may call on the super knitter, heather and see if the queen pattern alternator can help me out! 😉 

Free Baby Mary Jane Booties Knitting Pattern

These soft-and-silky booties are as cute as a classic pair of Mary Janes. Knit in the softest cashmere blend, they make a perfect foot covering for baby.

Picture of three pairs of knitted Mary Jane baby booties.
Cute as can be, these hand-knit Mary 
Janes are also soft on baby’s foot.

Size 0-6 months

Foot length: Approximately 3 inches (7.5cm)

Ankle: Approximately 4 inches (10cm) circumference with strap buttonedWhat You’ll Need

Sport weight yarn, 137 yards [125m]

We used:
 Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino (55% merino wool, 33% microfiber, 12% cashmere; 137 yards [125 meters] per 50g skein): #605 (blue), #506 (yellow), #601 (pink), 1 skein per pair

Needles: US size 3 (3.25mm)

Notions: Stitch holder; tapestry needle; 2 small buttons, about 1/41/2” (6-1.3cm); sewing needle and thread to match yarn


24 stitches and 52 rows=4″ (10cm)

Making the Left Bootie

Cast on 31 stitches.

Row 1: Knit all stitches.
Row 2: Knit 1, make 1, knit 14, make 1, knit 1, make 1, knit 14, make 1, knit 1. (35 stitches)
Row 3: Knit.
Row 4: Knit 2, make 1, knit 14, make 1, knit 3, make 1, knit 14, make 1, knit 2. (39 stitches)
Row 5: Knit.
Row 6: Knit 3, make 1, knit 14, make 1, knit 5, make 1, knit 14, make 1, knit 3. (43 stitches)
Row 7: Knit.
Row 8: Knit 4, make 1, knit 14, make 1, knit 7, make 1, knit 14, make 1, knit 4. (47 stitches)
Rows 9-17: Knit all stitches.
Row 18: Knit 15, (work slip slip knit decrease) 4 times, knit 1, (knit 2 together) 4 times, knit 15. (39 stitches)
Row 19: Knit.
Row 20: Knit 9, beginning with next 2 stitches bind off 21 stitches, knit across remaining 9 stitches. (This includes 1 stitch already on right needle after the bind-off.)

go here for the rest of the pattern

  1. I really want to learn how to do this, but A) I haven’t knitted ever (I’m a crocheter) and B) I have no idea how to decipher the directions you listed above. Do you know where I can go to teach myself about that?

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