Simple Baby Sandals

These cute little sandals are simple and sweet. The pattern is made to fit my 4 week old daughter, but it is easy to alter to fit a larger baby.

Simple Baby Sandals (no sole)

Soleless Baby Sandal

(More pictures at the bottom of the post.)

You will find more of my patterns on Ravelry, Craftsy, and Etsy.

Materials

  • 3.25 mm crochet hook
  • ~10 yards lace weight yarn
  • Suggested yarns: Knit Picks Palette
  • Tapestry needle

Abbreviations

  • ch – chain
  • sts – stitches
  • ss – slip stitch
  • sc – single crochet
  • dc – double crochet

Sandal Instructions

Ch 10, sl st to form a loop

Row 1: ch 2, dc 5 into ch 10 loop; turn

Row 2: ch 2, 2 dc in first dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in last dc; turn

Row 3: ch 2, 2 dc in first dc, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in last dc; turn

Row 5: ch 2, 2 dc in first dc, dc in next 7 dc, 2 dc in last dc; turn

Row 6: ch 2, 2 dc in first dc, dc in next 9 dc, 2 dc in last dc; turn

Sandal Border: Continue in sc down the side of the sandal (approximately 8); continue to sc around the original loop (approximately 8 sc); continue to sc up the opposite side of the sandal (approximately 8 sc)

Sandal Strap: ch 12 and sl st to the opposite side of the sandal; cut the yarn and weave in the ends. You may want to try the sandal on before cutting the yarn and weaving in the ends.

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Now it is time to adorn your sandal. There are many free flower patterns available on www.ravelry.com. If you would like you can use the pattern below for the tiny rose pictured above:

Rose Adornment

Ch 33

Petals 1 and 2: Skip 3 chains, 1 dc in next 2 ch, ch 2 and sl st in the next ch, ch 3, dc in next 2 chs, ch 2 and sl st in next ch

Petals 3 and 4: ch 4, treble crochet in next 4 chains, ch 3 and sl st in next ch

Petal 5: ch 4, treble crochet in next 6 chains, ch 3 and sl st in next ch

Petal 6: ch 5, double treble crochet in next 6 chains, ch 4 and sl st in last ch

Leave a long tail to join the petals

Last, roll the chain starting with the small petals (1 and 2) and use the tail to stitch the roll together.

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Note: This is a relatively simple pattern; however, it has not yet been tested. Please let me know if you have any feedback! Also, please link to my blog if you sell something using this pattern.

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Tara
    Sep 09, 2012 @ 09:57:09

    I am going to make these!! So very cute!! I want to make one pair as they are, but I do want to make a pair for one that is one year old!! Will keep you posted!!

    Reply

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