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Monster Baby Booties

These adorably easy baby booties are perfect for babies aged newborn through six months. Featuring a straightforward design and little monster eye detailing, these Halloween booties are the perfect addition to your newborn’s monster costume.

Skill Level: Easy

Size: 0-6 months old; sole length = 9 cm

Gauge: 4 rows x 5 stitches in hdc = 1 inch

Materials

Yarn:

Light weight yarn Patons Cotton Blend (50% cotton, 50% acrylic; 104 yards [95 meters]/50 grams): #01 White (1 ball), #02 Black (1 ball), #04 Natural (1 ball), #16 Apple Green (1 ball), #24 Fresh Green (1 ball)
Hook: US size E/4 (3.5 mm) hook
Notions: Tapestry/yarn needle, scissors

Pattern

Sole

Rnd 1: Using fresh green yarn, Ch 11. 2 hdc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 hdc in next 8 ch. 6 hdc in last ch. (You are now going to be working on the opposite side of foundation ch.) 1 hdc in next 8 sts. 2 hdc in last st.  Do not sl st in 1st hdc of this rnd. (26 sts)
Rnd 2: Start crocheting in the 1st st from the previous rnd. 2 hdc in next 2 sts. 1 hdc in next 8 sts. 2 dc in next 6 sts. 1 hdcin next 8 sts. 2 hdc in next 2 sts.  Do not sl st in 1st hdc of this rnd. (36 sts)
Rnd 3: Start crocheting in the 1st st from the previous rnd. 1 hdc in next 2 sts. 2 hdc in next 3 sts. 1 hdc in next 5 sts. 1 dc in next 3 sts. *2 dc in next st. 1 dc in next st. Repeat from the * 6 times. 1 dc in next 3 sts. 1 hdc in next 5 sts. 2 hdc in next 2 sts. 1 hdc and 1 sc in next st. Sl st into 1st st of this rnd. (48 sts)
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.

Top of Shoe

Rnd 1: Attach apple green yarn right in the middle of the heel of the sole. Ch 1, 1 sc in same st, but only through the back loop. (Continue crocheting the sts in this rnd, only in the back loop.) 1 sc in next 47 sts. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd.
Rnds 2-3: Start crocheting in the 1st st from the previous rnd. 1 sc in every st all around. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd.
Rnd 4: Start crocheting in the 1st  st from the previous rnd. 1 sc in next 14 sts. *1 sc dec. 1 sc in next st. Repeat from the * 7 times. 1 sc in next 13 sts. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd. (41 sts)
Rnd 5: Start crocheting in the 1st st from the previous rnd. 1 sc in 1st st. 1 sc dec. 1 sc in next 10 sts. *1 sc dec. 1 sc in next st. Repeat from the * 5 times. 1 sc in next 10 sts. 1 sc dec. 1 sc in next st. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd. (34 sts)
Rnd 6: Start crocheting in the 1st  st from the previous rnd. 1 sc in next 11 sts. 2 hdc dec. 2 dc dec. 2 hdc dec. 1 sc in next 11 sts. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd. (28 sts)
Rnd 7: Start crocheting in the 1st st from the previous rnd. 1 sc in next 10 sts. 1 hdc in the next st. 1 dc in the next st. 2 tr in next 2 sts. 1 dc in next st. 1 hdc in next st. 1 sc in next 12 sts. Sl st in 1st st of this rnd.
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.
Repeat pattern to make a pair.

Eyes

Rnd 1: Using black yarn, ch 2. 6 sc in 1st ch. Do not sl st in 1st st of this rnd. (6 sts)
Rnd 2: Start crocheting in the 1st st from the previous rnd. Change yarn color to fresh green. 2 sc in 1st st. 2 sc in every st all around. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd. (12 sts)
Rnd 3: Start crocheting in the 1st st from the previous rnd. Change yarn colour to white. 2 sc in 1st st. *1 sc  in next st. 2 sc in next st. Repeat from the * all around. Do not sl st in 1st st of this rnd. (18 sts)
Rnd 4: Start crocheting in the 1st st from the previous rnd. 2 sc in 1st st. *1 sc in next 2 sts. 2 sc in next st. Repeat from the * all around. Sl st in 1st st of this rnd. (24 sts)
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.
Repeat pattern twice to make 2 eyes.
Taking your tapestry needle, sew 1 eye onto the front of each bootie.

Horns

Rnd 1: Using natural yarn, ch 2. 4 sc in 1st ch. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd. (4 sts)
Rnd 2: Start crocheting in 1st st from the previous rnd. 2 sc in 1st st. 1 sc in next st. 2 sc in next st. 1 sc in next st. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd. (6 sts)
Rnd 3: Start crocheting in the 1st st from the previous rnd. 1 sc in next 6 sts. Do not sl st in 1st sc of this rnd.
Rnd 4: Start crocheting in the 1st st from the previous rnd. 1 sc in next 2 sts. 1 dc in next 2 sts. 1 sc in next 2 sts. Sl st in 1st st of this rnd.
Fasten off, and weave in loose ends.
Repeat pattern 4 times to make 2 pairs of horns.
Taking your tapestry needle, sew 2 horns onto each bootie, one on either side of the eye. yarn ball

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Comments
  • Ana Melinda V.

    Hi, is there a tutorial for this pattern? I read that the patterns for this publication are accompanied by tutorials…that’s why I signed up. Pls let me know
    Melinda
    amgsp@yahoo.com

    Reply

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