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CROCHET PATTERN Baby Moccasins - This listing is for a PATTERN and NOT a finished item.
Cute little fringe moccasin Shoes for boys and for girls!
Inspired by traditional Navajo shoes for babies, these little shoes will be a lovely family heirloom to keep as a momento of baby’s early years. They're fun so make them in a beautiful color - have fun choosing your own personal combination and make shoes that are truly really original - you won't see anywhere else!
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The pattern comprises a fully comprehensive photo tutorial (with more than 50 photos!) It's written for practiced beginners and intermediate level crocheters familiar with basic crochet stitches and pattern terminology. To follow this pattern you need to be able to do the following stitches -
chain stitch - ch.
slip stitch - sl st.
single crochet - sc.
double crochet - dc.
half-double crochet - hdc.
-you also need to know basic increases and decreases of these stitches.
*Instructions given for 3 Sizes:-
3-6 months, 6-9 months, 9-12 months. A smaller size can also be made using a smaller hook.
*The pattern is written in ENGLISH only, with AMERICAN CROCHET TERMS USED THROUGHOUT
The pattern requires some very simple cross stitching but don’t worry if you’re not experienced at sewing! This tutorial guides you through the process with lots of photos that provide a step-by-step guide to doing the entire project from start to finish.
To make the shoes you'll need approx 50grams of lightweight worsted yarn and a E or G crochet hook (3.5mm or 4mm), depending on your gauge and the yarn you choose.
PLEASE NOTE: the choice of yarn is very important. DO NOT USE AN ACRYLIC YARN because you’ll need to press the fringe with a steam iron and Acrylic will melt!
The best yarns for these shoes are cotton and wool mix, or 100% cotton or merino wool. Always check your gauge before you begin if you want to achieve the correct dimensions or size.
For the laces, I used a yard of soft mock suede cord, 3mm (1/8”). If you don’t have this you can always chain the laces in one of the contrast colours.
The cross stitching and motif are done with sportweight or fingering (UK 4ply) - you’ll need 4 or 5 meters of each colour.
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COPYRIGHT NOTICE: This pattern is all my own work, and the result of many hours labor and effort. As such, it is covered by international copyright law and cannot be sold, distributed or copied, either in whole or in part without my express permission. You are welcome to sell shoes from this pattern but please give an acknowledgement to Matilda's Meadow in your listing if you do so. Thank you.