Crochet Baby Sandals
v Size F crochet hook
v Sewing needle
v Sewing thread
v Two buttons to match your thread color
v Yarn of your choice
SC: single crochet
DC: double crochet
SS: slip stitch
HDC: half double crochet
BLO: back loop only
Round 1: To make the base of the shoe, ch 12. DC in 4th chain from the hook. 4 DC in the same stitch. DC in the next 7 stitches, and 5 DC in the last stitch.
Working down opposite side of chain, DC in last 8 stitches. Join with SS in 3rd chain of beginning chain.
Round 2: Ch 3, Dc in same stitch. 2 DC in each of next 5 stitches, Dc in next 8 stitches, 2 DC in each of the next 6 stitches, DC in last 8 stitches. Join with SS in 3rd chain of beginning ch 3.
Round 3: SS in next stitch. SC in next 7 stitches. SS in next stitch. Turn. SC in next 4 stitches. Skip next stitch, and SC in next 2 stitches. Turn. SC in next 7 stitches, counting your first stitch. Turn. SC in next 4 stitches, skip next stitch, and SC in next 3 stitches. You should have 6 stitches. Turn. SC in next 6 stitches. You should still have 6 stitches. Fasten off and weave in ends. You have now created the back of your shoe.
Round 4: Next, attach your yarn to the 8th stitch from the edge of the back of your shoe that we made in round 3. Once your yarn is attached, SC in BLO for the next 17 stitches.
Turn. Chain 1. SC in the next 7 stitches. Skip nest stitch, and SC in next 8 stitches. Turn.
1. SC in next 4 stitches, skip next stitch, SC
in next stitch, skip next stitch, SC in next 8 stitches. Turn.
Ch 1. SC in next 2 stitches, skip
next stitch, SC in 2 stitches. Skip next
stitch. SC in next 6 stitches. Ch 1.
Turn. DC in next 2 stitches, HDC
in next stitch, SC in next stitch, skip next stitch, SC in next stitch, HDC in
next stitch, and DC in last 3 stitches. Ch.
Now SS to the opposite side, and the whole way down the top, bringing the two pieces together. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Round 5: Attach yarn to the top edge of the back of your shoe. If you are doing the left foot, attach yarn to the right side of the back. Do the opposite for the right foot. You are now going to be making the strap.
Ch 18. Fasten off.
Using your thread and sewing needle, attach button to the end of your strap.
Now take a 7 or 8 in. piece of yarn. We are going to make a loop for the button to go through. Attach it on the opposite side of your strap. Insert crochet hook into indicated stitch. Pull yarn through. Insert your hook into the stitch below it. Pull yarn through, leaving a loop big enough for your button to fit through. Tie a knot, but hold loop so that it does not pull through. Fasten off.
Round 6: Taking a different color yarn that matches your other colors, repeat rounds 1-2.
Attach to the bottom of the shoe, creating a thicker sole. Use a piece of yarn and a yarn needle to sew it on.
Fasten off and weave in ends.
Note: You don’t have to put the second sole on, but it looks a lot better with it, and it keeps the shoe’s shape. Here is an optional flower if you would like to add it. Here is without the flower.
Flower: Ch 3. SS into 1st stitch, creating a small circle. Ch 3. *SC into same stitch. Ch 3. SS into next stitch. Repeat from *.
SS into 1st stitch. Fasten off. Attach to shoe.
Note: You may not take this pattern and sell it.