How to Crochet Baby Booties

Calling all beginners! Get ready to craft the most adorable and snuggly crochet baby booties with my easy-to-follow pattern.

Perfect for keeping those tiny toes warm and stylish, this project is a breeze for crochet newcomers. The free crochet pattern is below.

Post contains affiliate links. See our Privacy Policy for more information.

Melissa Hassler holding one of her easy baby booties crochet pattern design

PATTERN INFORMATION

Skill Level

Advanced Beginners. This free pattern uses basic crochet stitches. 

Project Materials

easy crochet baby booties for beginners

Finished Size

Fits most babies 0-6 months.

Crochet the sole of the bootie (rounds 1-4) and then measure the length. It should measure 4 inches. 

→ If your sole measures less than 4 inches, your tension is tighter than mine. Try using a larger size hook. 

→ If your sole measures more than 4 inches, your tension is looser than mine. Try a smaller size hook.

  • Work this pattern in the round.
  • Leave a long tail for weaving in. 
  • Work rounds 1-4 in continuous rounds (do not join).
  • Work the entire baby bootie in continuous rounds.
  • Use a stitch marker to mark the first stitch of each round. 
  • The chain at the beginning of a round does not count as your first stitch.
  • Join at the end of rounds 4-18 with a slip stitch to the first sc (single crochet) made in that round. 

Etsy Shop

This pattern is also available as an ad-free PDF pattern in my Etsy Shop.

Related Patterns

If you like this pattern you might also like my 5 Sizes Baby Booties, Newborn Hat, and Baby Dress patterns.

  • dc = double crochet stitch
  • hdc = half double crochet stitch
  • sc = single crochet stitch
  • st = stitch
  • sts = stitches
  • sl st = slip stitch
  • ch = chain
  • chs = chains
  • rnd = round
  • rnds = rounds
  • rem = remaining
  • blo = back loop only
  • flo = front loop only
  • ws = wrong side
  • rs = right side

Work the indicated stitch in the back loop only (blo) of the next stitch.

Pin this image to your Pinterest Boards to save the pattern.

Melissa Hassler holding one of her easy baby booties crochet pattern design

PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

Work rounds 1-4 in continuous rounds (do not join). Use a stitch marker to mark the first stitch of each round.

Sole of the Bootie

Rnd 1: Ch 12, sc in 2nd ch from your hook, sc in next 9 chs, 4 sc in last ch, continue working on backside of chs, sc 10 (24 stitches)

crochet baby booties
crochet baby booties
Round 1

Rnd 2: 2 sc in first st, sc in next 9 sts, 2 sc in next 4 sts, sc in next 9 sts, 2 sc in last st (30 stitches)

crochet baby booties
Round 2

Rnd 3: 2 sc in first st, sc in next 11 sts, 2 sc in next 6 sts, sc in next 11 sts, 2 sc in last st (38 stitches)

crochet baby booties
Round 3

Rnd 4: 2 sc in first st, sc in next 14 sts, 2 sc in next 8 sts, sc in next 14 sts, 2 sc in last st, join with a sl st to the first single crochet of this round (48 stitches)

crochet baby booties
Round 4

Upper Section of the Bootie

Note: The side of the sole that is facing you as you crochet round 5 is the bottom of the bootie. 

Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc blo in each st, join (48 stitches)

crochet baby booties
Round 5: working in the back loops
crochet baby booties
Round 5

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in 18 sts, sc2tog x 6, sc in next 18 sts, join (42 stitches)

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sc in each st, join (42 stitches)

Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in 15 sts, sc2tog x 6, sc in next 15 sts, join (36 stitches)

Rnd 9: Ch 1, sc in each st, join (36 stitches)

Rnd 10: Ch 1, sc in 12 sts, sc2tog x 6, sc in next 12 sts, join (30 stitches)

Rnd 11: Ch 1, sc in each st, join (30 stitches)

Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in 9 sts, sc2tog x 6, sc in 9 sts, join (24 stitches)

Ribbed Cuff

Pictures are from the ribbed brim from my Toddler Hat Crochet Pattern. The method for making a ribbed hat brim and a ribbed cuff for the baby booties are the same.

1st Step: Ch 17, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch, (16 stitches)

images showing how to make a ribbed brim for a crochet item

2nd Step: Slip Stitch in the next two stitches.

images showing how to make a ribbed brim for a crochet item
images showing how to make a ribbed brim for a crochet item

3rd Step: Turn your work clockwise

images showing how to make a ribbed brim for a crochet item

↑ 4th Step: Do not chain, sc blo in each st, (16 stitches)

images showing how to make a ribbed brim for a crochet item

↓ 5th Step: Ch 1, sc blo in each st, (16 stitches)

Repeat steps 2-5 all the way around. 

Finally, use a tapestry needle to sew the seam where the two ends of the cuff meet.

Similar Posts