DROPS Baby / 17 / 21

Sugar Plum by DROPS Design

Crochet DROPS booties in ”Alpaca”.

Size: 1/3 - 6/9 - 12/18 months (2 - 3/4) years
Foot length: 10 - 11 - 12 (14 - 16) cm

Materials: DROPS ALPACA from Garnstudio
50-50-100 (100-100) g colour no 3140, light pink
50 g for all sizes colour no 0100, off-white

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm – or size needed to get 20 dc x 24 rows with double thread = 10 x 10 cm.
DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3 mm – for rosettes.

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CROCHET INFO:
Replace first dc on round/row with 1 ch. Finish each round with 1 sl st in ch from beg of round.
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BOOTIE: Beg with toe. Crochet 3 ch with crochet hook size 3.5 mm and 2 threads light pink and form a ring with 1 sl st in the first ch.
ROUND 1: 5-5-6 (6-7) dc in ring – SEE CROCHET INFO.
Round 2: 2 dc in each dc = 10-10-12 (12-14) dc.
ROUND 3: * 1 dc in first dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 15-15-18 (18-21) dc.
ROUND 4 - 6: 1 dc in each dc.
ROUND 7: * 1 dc in each of the first 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 20-20-24 (24-28) dc.
Continue with 1 dc in each dc until piece measures approx 4-4-5 (6-8) cm.
Now divide the piece and continue back and forth from mid upper foot – REMEMBER CROCHET INFO!
When piece measures 10-11-12 (14-16) cm place it flat and crochet tog mid back with sl sts through both layers. Cut the thread and fasten.

LEG: Crochet 28-32-32 (36-36) dc round the opening – beg mid back.
Work next round as follows: 1 dc in first dc, * 1 ch, skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 1 ch and 1 sl st in first dc. Continue with 1 dc in each dc from previous round = 28-32-32 (36-36) dc. When leg measures 3-3-3 (4-4) cm cut the thread and fasten.

PICOT BORDER: Crochet a border round the top of leg with crochet hook size 3.5 mm and 2 threads off-white as follows: 1 dc in first dc mid back, * 3 ch, 1 tr in the first ch (= 1 picot), skip 1 dc, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-*, and finish with 1 picot and 1 sl st in first dc.

CROCHET ROSETTE: Make 1 small and 1 large rosette, and place then on top of each other.
SMALL ROSETTE: Crochet 3 ch with crochet hook size 3 mm and 1 thread off-white and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: 5 dc in ring and finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round.
ROUND 2: * 4 ch, 1 tr in the first of these ch, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 5 leaves, cut the thread.
LARGE ROSETTE: Crochet 3 ch with crochet hook size 3 mm and 1 thread light pink and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: 5 dc in ring and finish with 1 sl st in first dc from beg of round.
ROUND 2: * 4 ch, 3 tr in the first of these ch, 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* = 5 leaves, cut the thread.
Sew the off-white rosette on top of the light pink rosette and attach to bootie mid front.

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