These little booties have been a go-to for quick and easy baby knits in the past. They are based on a free pattern that I have heavily customised in the past. I don’t even know how many pairs I have made of these… But I thought I’d share the ones I can find in my archives in this one photo-heavy post. I am going to start with the first lot made between 2013-2015… there are of course many more!
Starting with this sweet yellow pair I made for one of my husbands oldest friends when he had a daughter back in 2013. I used DROPS Muskat, a 100% mercerized cotton yarn for these, as they were going to Australia.
A girly pair, made in 2014 for an old work colleague. Leftovers of DROPS Merino Extra Fine. I even used to make little boxes for the booties, the perfect gift!
Another 2014 make, a cotton pair for friends in Australia.
Two lots for a beautiful friend of mine who is a doula and I believe she was gifting them to clients or friends who had just had babies, also from 2014.
A pair for a little boy, made in 2015 for a Ravelry/Internet friend.
In 2015 I also briefly supplied a number of beanies and booties to a baby shop in Greenwich, UK, where we used to live, called Greenwich Baby. I made 10 pairs of booties in total!
Don’t they look great all in a row:
Another pair for a baby boy born in Australia.
For a baby boy in Germany.
A baby girl in the UK.
An order for one of my best friends, who was gifting them to another friend.
A pair for a fellow Mama who I met during a wonderful pregnancy exercise class.
A pair for a friend from school (when I still lived in Germany)…. they liked it so much that his wife ordered two pairs for twin girls.
And the two pairs for the twin girls.
A pair for a friend from my eldest son’s Steiner Kindergarten in England.
For a friend of a friend’s who also lives in Australia.
Another lot for a friend my best friend went to university with.
An old colleague of mine from my first serious PR job in the North of England, Morecambe to be exact.
And the final pair for 2015 made for my good friend and ex-housemate and his wife, I used to work with both of them in Lancaster, UK. They had a sweet baby girl back in 2015.