First Attempt At Baby Booties

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A husband and wife trucking team I know is expecting a baby girl in December and I am attempting to make a pair of baby booties for them.

I tried a few different ways of making them and finally settled on a bottom up approach which seemed to work pretty well. I did run into a bit of trouble working out the toe shaping but found a pattern by YarnThrower for a very similar bootie and used the shaping instructions from that pattern to do the toe. Otherwise, it's my own creation.

I finished the first one this morning. I hope it doesn't look too terrible and she likes them.

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Terrible? No way! They

Terrible? No way! They looked great.

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Thanks :) Mason Linux:

Thanks :)

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Very sweet! They certainly

Very sweet! They certainly don't "look terrible", quite the contrary. Also, they have a nice shape to them which is something that seems lacking in many baby booties.

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Thanks. I know what you mean

Thanks. I know what you mean about the shape. I had looked at a number of bootie patterns that I thought looked totally shapeless. I didn't want to go there.

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On good advice I added a

On good advice I added a ribbon tie so the bootie can be better secured. I updated the photo.

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good ieas, since most babies

good ieas, since most babies become experts in REMOVING booties about 5 minutes after you first put them in a pair.

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LOL, yeah I was reminded of

LOL, yeah I was reminded of that by some of the folks over at KH.

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Very cute! I'm sure they

Very cute! I'm sure they will love them.

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Thanks Mason Linux: because

Thanks

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Great job, I'm sure they

Great job, I'm sure they will me much appreciated.

Randy

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Thanks. They're a pretty

Thanks. They're a pretty quick and easy little project (once everything is figured out)

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Mason - it looks

Mason - it looks AWESOME.

And you never cease to amaze me.

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Thanks. Mason Linux: because

Thanks.

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Thank you. Mason Linux:

Thank you.

Mason

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Mason, they are beautiful -

Mason, they are beautiful - I would have been thrilled to have received those as a gift when I was expecting my baby.

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Thanks. I am working on the

Thanks. I am working on the second one of the pair now. I'm hoping she likes them.

Mason

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