Karen Alfke adapted these cuties from a Swedish bootie pattern her mother used. The ribbed cuff and tie help them stay on even the most active little feet. The pattern is written for your choice of three gauges, so you can use just about any yarn you like.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Approximately 4 inches in length for newborn - 6 months old
YARN: 100 yards of fingering weight yarn, 100 yards of dk weight yarn or 85 yards of worsted-weight yarn
GAUGE: 28 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette stitch (fingering-weight version), 24 stitches = 4 inches in stockinette stitch (dk-weight version), 20 stitches = 4 inches stockinette stitch (worsted-weight version)
NEEDLES: US 1.5 (fingering-weight version), US 3 (dk-weight version), US 5 (worsted-weight version) or size to obtain gauge
NOTION: One stitch marker, darning needle, needles and thread