Saturday, January 28, 2012

Baby Strap Sandals*

I am still crocheting baby shower gifts. This week I am working on a giraffe-themed set for a young couple at church expecting their first baby girl this spring. Here is a pair of strappy sandals to go with her dress. Don’t worry, it is coming soon!

Baby Strap Sandals
newborn size, 4” sole

Materials needed- a small amount of two color ww yarn, 5mm/H8 hook, 3.75mm/F hook

Starting with sole color, chain 9
Row1: 2dc in third chain from hook, dc 5x, dc 6x in last ch, working along backside of starting chain: dc 5x, dc 3x in last ch, slst to ch2,  ch2.  (21dc)
Row2: dc in joining st, 2dc in same st 2x, hdc 5x, 2dc ss 6x, hdc 5x, 2hdc ss 3x, slst to ch2, ch1. (23dc, 10hdc)
Row3: using back loops only  sc in joining, sc in ea st around, slst, fasten off. (34sc)

Strap (6): using two strands of ww yarn held together, chain 14 and fasten off. Mark each sole symmetrically using photo as guide.  Sew each strap onto sole through both loops.

Heel strap: Make sure you are facing the right side of the sole. using the middle 4 sc on the heel, attach Mustard using the F hook.  Slst, ch1 sc, in joining and ea st across. Ch1, turn.
Rows1-6: sc in ea sc, ch1, turn.
After row 6, ch2 more (3 total), sc round the front post of the middle sc two rows down.  Ch3, sc in last sc. This creates a loop for the ties. Fasten off and weave in ends. 
Chocolate ties: using one strand and F hook, chain until work measures  26“.

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  1. I wanted to print this pattern but I ended up getting the purple background.

    Have you ever seen a post where they have a PRINT FRIENDLT logo at the end? It allows the person to print the blog post . . . I use it on all my blogs. It works PERFECT for patterns and recipes.

    Here is the link:

    If you need help, let me know.


    1. thanks for the info, Paula, i need all the internet education i can get :) i will try hard to get this printable for you tonight.

    2. i did it! i hope. plus while messing around with it. i was able to figure how to make other changes. thank you!!

  2. do you have the patteren for the daisy



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