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Two Needle Cable Baby Booties Knitting Pattern

Designed by Barbara Breiter

Knit Baby Booties Cable Pattern

Easy baby booties knit on two needles feature a cable on the top of the bootie.

Materials:
Size 6 US (4.25 mm) needles
Lily Chin Gramercy
100% Superwash Merino Wool
127 yards/50 grams
1 skein Color 8637-Peacock

Gauge:
22 sts and 32 rows=4" in St st

Instructions
Beginning at the sole, CO 26 sts.
Work 2 rows St st.
Row 3: k1, knit into front and back of next st, k9, k into front and back of next st, k2, knit into front and back of next st, k9, knit into front and back of next st, k1 - 30 sts
Rows 4, 6, and 8: P
Row 5: k1, knit into front and back of next st, k11, k into front and back of next st, k2, knit into front and back of next st, k11, knit into front and back of next st, k1 - 34 sts
Row 7: k1, knit into front and back of next st, k13, k into front and back of next st, k2, knit into front and back of next st, k13, knit into front and back of next st, k1 - 38 sts

These rows form the sides of the booties.
(RS) P 1 row.
K 2 rows, p 2 rows twice.
K 1 row.

This section is the top of the bootie.
k15, p2, k4, p2, k1, leave remaining sts unworked.
Slip all sts with yarn in front:
Row 1: Sl 1 from left to right needle, turn, p2, k2, p4, k2, p1
Row 2: Sl 1, turn, k2, p2, slip two sts to cable needle and hold in front, k2, k2 from cable needle, p2, k2
Row 3: Sl 1, turn, p3, k2, p4, k2, p2
Row 4: Sl 1, turn, k3, p2, k4, p2, k3
Row 5: Sl 1, turn, p4, k2, p4, k2, p3
Row 6: Sl 1, turn, k4, p2, slip two sts to cable needle and hold in back, k2, k2 from cable needle, p2, k4
Row 7: Sl 1, turn, p5, k2, p4, k2, p4
Row 8: Sl 1, turn, k5, p2, k4, p2, k5
Row 9: Sl 1, turn, p6, k2, p4, k2, p5
Row 10: Sl 1, turn, k6, p2, slip two sts to cable needle and hold in front, k2, k2 from cable needle, p2, k5
Row 11: Sl 1, turn, p7, k2, p4, k2, p6
Row 12: Sl 1, turn, k7, p2, k4, p2, k to end of row

P 1 row.
Eyelets:
k1, *k2, yo, k2tog; rep from *, end k1

Knit in k1, p1 rib for 2 inches for cuff. BO in pat, leaving a long tail for seaming.

Finishing
Seam back and sole of bootie with tail. Weave in ends on WS.
Use a length of ribbon yarn from your stash to weave through eyelets and tie. Or make a crochet chain or I-Cord over 2 sts.

©Barbara Breiter. This design may not be reproduced in any manner without the expressed written consent of the author.

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