Those crochet two strap baby booties will be a hit at any baby shower. They are very addictive and it’s hard to make only one pair! Depending on the color and buttons they could be great for a boy, girl or both. One skein of yarn makes two pairs!
Because of a star stitch this pattern is not recommended for a complete beginner. But an intermediate beginner or advanced crocheter will find it very interesting and fun to crochet.
This pattern was originally published in 101 Crochet One Skein Wonders Book
Finished size(s): To fit an average 0-6 month old (6-12 month old, toddler). The pattern is written for the smallest size with adjustments for larger sizes in parenthesis.
Finished Measurements: 13.75 (15.5, 17)” hat circumference.
Yarn: Light worsted weight yarn in orange and green.
Sample Shown in: Red Heart Soft Yarn (100% acrylic; 256 yds [234 m]/ 4.97 oz [141 g]): tangerine (MC), green (CC), 1 skein each.
Hook: US size H/8 (5.0 mm). Or hook necessary to obtain gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle.
Gauge: 14 sts and 17 rows = 4″ in single crochet.
Note on gauge: If you just want to make a hat and anticipate a recipient to grow into it then proceed without checking the gauge. If a certain size of the hat is desired, make sure to check your gauge. You can either make a gauge swatch (recommended) or measure stitch gauge in the last crown round.
Note: Pattern is written for smaller size with changes for larger sizes in parenthesis.
Yarn: Worsted weight yarn in blue, small amount in green and brown.
Sample shown in: Loops & Threads Impeccable (100% acrylic; 4.5 oz [128 g]/268 yds[245 m]), 1 skein in Royal
Hook: US H8/5.00 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge:13 sc and 15.5 rows = 4 inches.
Notions: Yarn needle, stitch marker.
• The hat is worked in continues rounds without joining from the top of the hat down.
• Use stitch marker to keep track of rounds. Place a stitch marker in a last stitch of a row. When the stitch marker is reached, remove it, work specified stitches and replace the stitch marker.