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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

These Boots are Made for Walkin'


Crochet Cowboy Baby Booties

Oliver S. has made these bad boys famous, and I've had a request or two for the pattern. Since the previous link to them is no longer working (which is probably a good thing because it was one of those hundred-year-old AOL Hometown pages that automatically played MIDI files when you arrived), I decided to post the pattern here. Happy creating!

Materials:  Size F or G crochet hook, Worsted weight yarn 1 oz. brown, 40 yds. tan
Sizes:  Directions are given for small size with changes for large size in ( ).

Small size:  Use small directions and F hook for 3-1/2" finished sole.
Medium size:  Use small directions and G hook for 4-1/2" finished sole.
Large size:  Use large directions and G hook for 5" finished sole.

Sole
Round 1:  With brown, ch 12 (14), sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in next 7 (9), hdc in next, 2 hdc in next, 5 hdc in end ch. Now working down opposite side of starting ch, 2 hdc in next, hdc in next, sc in next 7 (9), 2 sc in next.

Round 2:  2 sc in first sc of last round, sc in next 10 (12) sts, (2 sc in next, sc in next) 3 times, sc in next 9 (11), 2 sc in next, sc in next.

Round 3:  2 sc in next, sc in next 11 (13), (2 sc in next, sc in next) twice, (sc in next, 2 sc in next) twice, sc in next 11 (13), 2 sc in next, sc in next, sl st in first sc of round, ch 1, turn.

Round 4:  Working in back loops only for this round, sc in each st around, sl st in first sc 39 (43) sts. Fasten off.

Boot
Round 5:  Working on heel of sole, center 13 sts. Working in front loops of round 3, with brown, join with sl st in first of 13 centered sts, sc in 11, sl st in next. Fasten off.

Round 6:  With tan yarn, join with a sc in middle st of last round at center back, sc in each st around. 39 (43) sts.

Round 7:  Sc in next 14 (16) sts, skip next, hdc in next, skip next, dc in next 2, dc next 2 sts together, dc in next 2, skip next, hdc in next, skip next, sc in next 13 (15).

Round 8:  Sc in next 13 (15), skip next, sc in next, skip next, sc in next 3, skip next, sc in next, skip next, sc in next 12 (14).

Round 9:  Sc in next 12 (14), (skip next, sc in next) 4 times, sc in next 10 (12).

Round 10:  Sc in next 6 (7), sl st in next 5 (6), skip next, sc in next 3, skip next, sl st in next 5 (6), sc in next 5 (6), sc in first sc of round, sl st in next. Fasten off.

Round 11:  With brown and working in back loops only for this round, join with a sc in sc before sl st of last round, sc in next 10 (12), skip next, sc in next 2, skip next, sc in next 9 (11).

Round 12:  Sc in next 22. (For large size, skip 2 sts somewhere at toe, and you will have 24 sc.)

Round 13:  Sc in each sc around. 22 (24) sc

Round 14:  Repeat round 13.

Round 15:  2 sc in next, sc in next 11 (12), 2 sc in next, sc in 9 (10), sc in the first sc of round.

Round 16:  Sc in next 24 (26).

Rounds 17-18:  Repeat round 16.

Round 19:  Sc in next 4 (5), hdc in next, skip next, dc in next, 4 dc in next, dc in next, skip next, hdc in next, sc in next 5 (6), hdc in next, skip next, dc in next, 4 dc in next, dc in next, skip next, hdc in next, sc in next, sl st in first sc of round. Fasten off.

Tan Edge
Round 1:  With tan yarn, joing with a sc in center back, sc in each st around with 2 sc in 2nd dc of each 4 dc group of last round.

Round 2:  Skip first sc of last round, sc in each sc around with 2 sc in 2nd sc of 2 sc group of last round, sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

Decoration on Front
Row 1:  Going back to the front loops of round 11 and working in the 3 center front loops, with tan yarn, sc in each of 3 center loops, ch 1, turn.

Rows 2-3:  Sc in 3 sc, ch 1, turn.

Row 4:  (Sc, hdc) in first sc, 3 dc in next, (hdc, sc) in last sc. Fasten off. Tack top of emblem to boot.

Decoration on Sides
With single strand of tan, ch 25 (30). Arrange in design (like a "yellow ribbon," see picture) and tack in place. 

2 comments:

  1. See I need to learn how to crochet now!! They are stinking cute as anything. Maybe that will be out next thing:) I love it TJ!!

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