Friday, March 29, 2013

Gardenia Flower Baby Loafers Free Pattern

Gardenia Flower Baby Loafers Free Pattern

By AnnooCrochet Designs

It is so much fun to adorn adorable little babies tootsies. These baby loafer style little shoes, I created, are soft, cuddly, light and lovely as a spring flower.
I used Pima Cotton for it's "washability" and I absolutely love the Cascade Yarn soft shades of colors.
It will not take you long to get hooked on this pattern, and soon one lucky baby will have a pair of loafers to match their every outfit...Happy Crochet
(matches sizes 3 to 6 months baby)

You will need:

Hook Size: 3.25mm

Yarn: Worsted Weight, (I used Cascade Utra Pima  in yellow, red and dark Taupe)
Tapestry Needle
Stitches used in this Pattern:
Ch: Chain

Sl st: Slip stitch

Sc: Single crochet
sc2tog: single crochet 2 together=decreasing
hdc: half double crochet
Dc: Double Crochet

Dc2tog: 2dc together (decreasing)
Sk: Skip

Front of your Loafer(make 2):

Round 1:with yellow color, in a magic ring ch2, 11dc

Round 2: in back loop only sc all around

Round 3: with taupe Color, in back loop only ch3, dc in same st, 2dc in each back loop all around (22dc)

From now on work in rows:

Row 1: ch3, dc in same sp, (2dc in each sp ) 10 times. (20st)

Turn (since you are now working in rows)

Row 2: ch1, sc all along (20sc) turn

Row 3: ch2, dc in next st, (dc2tog) 8 times,dc  (10st) turn

You are creating a little pocket that will be the front of the Loafer Row 4: ch1, sc all along (10sc) turn

Row 5: ch2, 2dc, (dc2tog) 3 times, 2dc (7st) turn

Row 6: ch1, sc all along (7sc)

You are done with the front of your shoe  Fasten off

Now, with wrong side of your work facing you, fold the last row in half, and using the long tail you left and a tapestry needle sew it together.
Sew in all the tail ends on the wrong side of your work.

Now for the Sole: (Make two)
Row 1: With right side of your work facing you, Join blue yarnwith a sc, at the right side of the circle with the shoe front facing you , sc in same st, 

 [sc, sk st] 6 times, sc in next dc sp,

continue along the side and 8 sc till you reach the sewed middle,

 sc and 8 sc again along the other side till you reach the first st of your round  join in beg st .Turn(24st)

Working in rows again:

Row 2: ch1, 18sc turn

Row 3 -13: sc all along (18st) Fasten off


Row 1: With the toes at the bottom and the inside part of the sole facing you skip the first 6 st of the Row 13, and join with the Taupe yarn, in the 6th stitch with a sc,

 4sc,sc2tog, sl st. Turn

Row 2: skip the sl st, 4sc, sc2tog (on last st of this row and sc of

previous  row), sl st
You are beginning to create what looks like a little arch for the heel.

Row 3 - 10: repeat Row 2 until all the stitches are picked up on both sides and the heel is formed.

Round 11: Working in the round, ch1, sc in same sp,  work along the shoe(2 sc, sc2tog, 2sc), [  sc2tog,4sc] 2 times, sc   when you reach the front, sc in each sc,  ( 7sc n the front toe part) continue on the other side now , 2sc, (4 sc , sc2tog) 2 times ,join with first sc of the round. (36st) Fasten off

Sew in all lose tails with your tapestry needle

Flower Design
With red yarn Yarn:
Round 1:Pick up any of the back loop round from round in the front of the shoe

Sl st and in same st, sc, 2ch, [2 sc and 2ch] 4 times, creating 5 ch2 loops

Round 2:  (sl st in first ch2 loop,
 [ hdc, dc,  tr, dc, hdc, ch], sl st in between the 2 sc from previous row) repeat 4 times, 

 join with beginning st Fasten off
Sew in lose tails 
Middle part Of the flower:
Round 1:With yellow Yarn, sl st in middle st left from row, sc in same st and in all st around (12sc)

Round 2: sc all around
Round 3:[ sc, 2ch] all around asten off

With Red Color Yarn, sl st in top back of heel

sc in same sp, sc2tog, sc in 4 next st, sc2tog, 4sc, sc2tog, 5sc, sc2tog,4sc, sc2tog, 4sc, sc2tog, join with sl st fasten off

Sew loose tails
Voila!!! You just created this adorable Gardenia Loafer!!!

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Happy Crochet my fellow artists!!!! 

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1 comment:

  1. They are so cute!!
    Thanks for sharing :)

    Lluisa x


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