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FREE Crochet Santa Baby
Bootees
Santa Baby Bootees

Materials: Sport Weight Yarn 1 oz each of Red and White
Crochet Hook Size E/4 or 3.50 mm
Tapestry Needle
1” x 5” piece of cardboard
Safety Pin

Pattern Note: Join rnds with a sl st unless otherwise stated.

Pattern Stitch: 2-sc dec: [insert hook in next st, yo, draw up a lp] 3 times, yo, draw through all 4 lps on hook.

Bootie: (make 2):
Sole:
Rnd 1: Beg at heel, with red, ch 12, 2 dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each of next 7 chs, 5 dc in last ch; working in rem lps across
opposite side of foundation ch, dc in each of next 7 sts, 2 dc in last st, join in last ch of foundation ch. (24 dc, counting last 3 chs of
foundation ch as first dc)
Rnd 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc throughout), 2 dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each of next 2 dc, dc in each of next 7 dc, 2 dc in each
of next 2 dc, 3 dc in next dc, 2 dc in each of next 2 dc, dc in each of next 7 dc, 2 dc in each of next 2 dc, join in 3rd ch of beg ch-3. (36
dc)

Sides:
Rnd 3: (RS): Ch 1, working in back lps only this rnd, sc in same st as joining, sc in each dc around, join in beg sc. (36 sc)
Rnd 4 to 6: Ch 1, sc in same st as joining and in each rem sc around, join in beg sc, fasten off at end of Rnd 6.

Instep:
Row 1: With RS facing, attach red with a sl st in 10 sc after joining st, ch 1, sc in same sc and in each of next 4 sc, [sc dec, sc in next
sc] twice, sc dec, sc in each of next 5 sts, ch 1, turn. (15 sts)
Row 2: Sc in each sc across, ch 1, turn. (15 sc)
Row 3: Sc in each fo first 3 sc, sc dec, sc in next sc, 2-sc dec, sc in next sc, sc dec, sc in each of last 3 sc, fasten off, leaving end for
sewing. (11 sts)
Turn bootie WS out. With RS tog, sew instep seam. Turn bootie RS out.

Upper Bootie:
Note: Do not join rnds unless otherwise stated. Mark first st of each rnd with safety pin or other small marker.
Rnd 1: With RS facing, attach red with a sl st in first sc after joining st on rnd 6 of sides, ch 1, sc in same st and in each of next 8 sc,
work 6 sc evenly sp over row ends across instep, sc in each of next 9 sts of rnd 6. (24 sc).
Rnds 2 to 5: Sc in each sc around; at end of rnd 5, join in beg sc. (24 sc).
Rnd 6: Ch 3 (counts as first hdc, ch-1), [sk next sc, hdc in next sc, ch 1] rep around, join in 2nd ch of beg ch-3, fasten off. (12 ch-1
sps).

Trim Around Sole:
With sole of bootie facing up, attach red with a sl st in rem lp of rnd 2 of sole at back seam, working in rem lps, sl st in each st around,
join in beg sl st, fasten off.

Cuff:
Rnd 1: With RS facing, attach white with a sl st in ch-1 sp at back seam, ch 1, beg in same sp, 2 sc in each sp around, join in back lp
only of beg sc. (24 sc)
Rnd 2: Working in back lps only this rnd, ch 1, sc in same st as joining and in each rem sc around, join in back lp only of beg sc.
Rnd 3: Rep rnd 2, ending with join in front lp only of beg sc.
Rnd 4: Working  in front lps only this rnd, ch 3, [sl st in next st, ch 3] rep around, join in beg sl st , ch 3, sl st in rem lp of rnd 2 directly
below.
Rnd 5: Working in rem lps of rnd 2, ch 3, [sl st in next st, ch 3] rep around, join in same st as beg ch-3, ch 3, sl st in rem lp of rnd 1
directly below.
Rnd 6: Working in rem lps of rnd 1, rep rnd 5, join in same st as beg ch-3, fasten off.

Tie: (make 2):
With 2 strands white held tog, ch 50, fasten off. Beg at center front, weave tie through ch-1 sps on rnd 6 of upper bootie. Tie ch 50 in
bow.

Pompom: (make 4):
Wrap white yarn 50 times around cardboard. Slip yarn off cardboard, tie piece of white yarn around center and knot tightly. Cut open
lps at each end. Trim and shape to form pompom. Fasten 1 pompom to each end of each tie.