Newborn booties by Priscillia Uloho


2.75mm straight knitting needles

3.25mm straight knitting needles

Yarn needle(for seaming)

2 colours of Double knitting yarn (main colour and contrasting colour)

Knitting terms

K = knit

P= Purl

M= Make (pick up the loop between the 2 stitches and knit through the back)

SKP= Slip the next stitch, knit the next, pass the slipped stitch over the just knitted stitch

P2TOG= Purl 2 together


Using 3.25mm needles and main colour, cast on 31 stitches

Row 1: Knit

Row 2: K1, M1, K14, M1, K1, M1, K14, M1, K1

Row 3: Knit

Row 4: K2, M1, K14, M1, K3, M1, K14, M1, K2

Row 5: Knit

Row 6: K3, M1, K14, M1, K5, M1, K14, M1, K3

Row 7: Knit

Row 8: K4, M1, K14, M1, K7, M1, K14, M1, K4

Row 9 – 18: Knit

Break yarn

Upper foot

Row 1: Slip 19 stitches to your right needle without knitting, Using main colour, Knit 8, SKP and turn

Row 2: Slip the first stitch, P7 and P2TOG Turn

Row 3: Slip the first stitch, K7 and SKP turn

Row 4: Slip the first stitch, P7 and P2TOG turn

Continue Row 3 and 4 until you have 33 stitches left on your needles.

Break yarn.


Return all stitches on your right needle back to your left needle.

Using contrasting colour and 2.75mm needles,

Row 1: Knit

Row 2: K1, P1 to the last stitch and K1

Row 3: P1, K1 to the last stitch and P1

Continue Row 2 and 3 for 17 more rows

Bind off in pattern

Seam the back and under foot

Happy Knitting!

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