Saturday, September 19, 2009

Crochet Patterns - Crocheted Striped Boots


Materials: (60 yd-2 oz pull skeins) 4 skeins Main Color (M C), 3 Contrasting Color (C C);  crochet hook size 6 mm (J) or size needed to obtain the gauge.
Gauge: 5 sc = 2"

Striping Pattern: 4 rounds MC, 2 rounds CC, 1 round MC, 2 rounds C C, 2 rounds M C. These 11 rounds form striping pattern.
Sole: Using M C, ch 20 sts.
Round 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each remaining st of ch to last st, 4 sc in same st (toe inc); working on other side of ch, 1 sc in each st to last st, 2 sc in same st (heel inc), join with a sl st. 
Round 2: Ch 1,1 sc in each st to center toe st, 2 sc in same st, 1 sc in each st to center st of heel, 2 sc in same st, join.
Round 3: Repeat Round 2. Fasten off.
Top: 
Round 1: Join C C in center heel st, ch 2, 1 h d c in each st around sole, join—47 sts.
Round 2: Shape Toe: Ch 2, 1 h d c in each st to center toe st, y o, insert hook in same st, y o, draw up a loop, y o, insert hook in next st, y 0, draw up a loop, y o, pull through all 5 loops on hook (dec st), 1 h d c in each remaining st, join. Break off C C.
Round 3: Pull M C through loop on hook, ch 2, 1 h d c in each st to center toe st, 1 dec st, 1 h d c in each st around, join.
Round 4: Repeat Round 3. Break off M C.
Round 5: Pull C C through loop on hook and repeat Round 3.
Round 6: Ch 2, 1 h d C in each st to center toe st; * 1 h d c in same st, sl st in other side of toe, repeat from * 3 times, 1 h d c in each remaining st, join. Break off C C.
Round 7 (Eyelet Round): Pull M C through loop on hook, ch 2, 1 dc in each st around, join. Break off M C.
Round 8: Pull C C through loop on hook, ch 2, 1 h d c in each st around, join. Now working in striping pattern, repeat Round 8 until striping pattern has been completed. Fasten off.
Finishing: Top Edging: Join C C in st at back and ch 1, 2 sc in next st, * 1 sc in next st, 2 sc in next st, repeat from * around, join. Fasten off.
Foot Edging: Join M C in st at back and work 1 round sc around edge of foot.
Tie: Make . Using M C double, make a ch to measure 40 inches. Run through eyelet round and tie.

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1 comment:

hford16 said...

These look like great boots but i am confused on how to do step 6 and 7 after the sole part of it...could you help?