Seamless Baby Mary Jane Booties - Written Pattern



This is a seamless pattern of Mary Jane booties that works in the round -- even the straps are seamless! A last-minute gift choice for knitters who hate sewing like I do. :)

Finished Size Measurement

  • Length: 10cm
  • Height: 8cm
This pattern is only for newborns now. More size options might be added in the future.

Gauge

15.5 stitches = 10cm in stockinette stitch

Materials

  • Needles
    • 5mm needles or size needed to obtain gauge
      (for this pattern, I personally prefer to use a circular needle of about 60cm with magic loop)
    • 6mm needles for strap and bind off
  • Bulky weight yarn for one pair of booties
    • approximately 10 meters of sock color yarn
    • approximately 30 meters of shoe color yarn

Abbreviations

  • Rnd: round
  • Row: row
  • K: knit
  • P: purl
  • RS: right side
  • WS: wrong side
  • M1R: make one right
  • M1L: make one left
  • K2tog: knit two stitches together
  • P2tog: purl two stitches together
  • SSK: slip, slip, knit
  • SSP: slip, slip, purl
  • yf: yarn forward
  • sl1: slip 1 stitch as if to purl

Pattern Instructions

Sole

Use shoe color yarn and cast on 27 stitches with Turkish cast on.
14 stitches on one needle and 13 stitches on the other.



Start working in the round.

Rnd 1: P27
Rnd 2: K1, M1R, K12, M1R, K1, M1L, K12, M1L, K1 (31 stitches)
Rnd 3: P31
Rnd 4: K1, K1R, K14, K1R, K1, M1L, K14, M1L, K1 (35 stitches)
Rnd 5~6: P35

sole after Round 6 is finished (RS)

sole after Round 6 is finished (WS)

Toe & Heel

Rnd 1: K35
Rnd 2: P35
Rnd 3~6: repeat Rnd 1~2

Instep

From now on we will be working in rows

Row 1 (RS): K14, K2tog, K3, SSK, yf, sl1, turn
Row 2 (WS): K2tog, K3, SSK, yf, sl1, turn

Switch to sock color yarn

Row 3 (RS): K2tog, K3, SSK, sl1, turn
Row 4 (WS): SSP, P3, P2tog, sl1, turn
Row 5~8: repeat Row 3~4

instep after Row 8 is finished


Strap

Switch to shoe color yarn and 6mm needle.

Row 1 (RS): K2tog, K3, SSK, K6 - do not turn this time! (17 stitches)
Row 2 (RS): P4, P2tog, P11 (16 stitches)

strap after Row 2 is finished

Leg & Cuff

We will be working in the round again.

Switch back to sock color yarn and 5mm needle.

Rnd 1: K16
Rnd 2~8: *P1, K1; repeat from * to end of round

Switch to 6mm needle, bind off with Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off and weave in all ends.

one bootie

Same pattern for the second bootie.


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