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Little Feet, Big Style From ballerina slippers to basketball shoes, from sandals to snow boots, Classic Kicks for Little Feet offers 16 pairs of knitted baby booties that capture the look and feel of actual adult shoes. Sized for babies from 0 to 9 months, these shoes are quick to make and require only a small quantity of yarn, making them perfect for stash busting or last-minute gifting. These unique patterns are simple yet feature charming embellishments such as shoelaces, beads, fringe, and more that will keep knitters enthralled.

CLASSIC KICKS FOR LITTLE FEET

CRAFTS KNITTING

16 KNITTED SHOE STYLES FOR BABY‘S FIRST YEAR

CLASSIC KICKS FOR LITTLE FEET

Fresh, engaging, and encouraging, Classic Kicks for Little Feet will leave the lucky babies who wear these shoes—and the generous knitters who make them—cooing with delight.

$14.95 US/$19.95 CAN

Helga Spitz

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16 KNITTED SHOE STYLES FOR BABY‘S FIRST YEAR

CLASSIC KICKS FOR LITTLE FEET

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Edition Michael Fischer GmbH, 2017 www.emf-verlag.de

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This translation of BABYSHÃœHCHEN TICK - STRICKEN, first published in Germany by Edition Michael Fischer GmbH in 2017, is published by arrangement with Silke Bruenink Agency, Munich, Germany.

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CLASSIC KICKS FOR LITTLE FEET 16 KNITTED SHOE STYLES FOR BABY‘S FIRST YEAR

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Table of Contents The Basics

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For Tiny Dancers SLippers with bows

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CLassic ballet SLippers

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Mary Janes

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Ankle strap slippers

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The Big Outdoors cozy Boots

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Fringed boots

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Snow boots

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farmer BoOts

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Eye-Catchers 40

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Basketball shoes

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CANVAS shoes

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sneakers 44 LOAFERS 48

Summer, Sun, Sandals strappy sandals 44

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Espadrilles 54 Moccasins 56 Slippers 60

Helpful information 48

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Index 63

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For Tiny Dancers

Whether adorned with straps, bows, or buckles, slippers are a must for little feet that itch to dance.

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SIZE 3-6 months 12

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SIZE 0-3 months 14

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SIZE 0-3 months 16

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SIZE 3-6 months 18

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The Big Outdoors

Warm boots are a must-have when there’s a chill in the air. With these, there will be no need to stop exploring!

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SIZE 3-6 months 22

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SIZE 6-9 months 24

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SIZE 0-3 months 28

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Eye-Catchers

Sporty, trendy, cute-as-a-button: for days when ordinary kicks just won’t do the trick.

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SIZE 0-3 months 36

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SIZE 6-9 months 48

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Summer, Sun, Sandals

Light, breathable shoes and sandals let the sunshine in.

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SIZE 0-3 months 52

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SIZE 3-6 months 54

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SIZE 3-6 months 56

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SIZE 3-6 months 60

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Helpful Information Knitting Terms and Abbreviations approx beg CC ch cm cn cont dc dec dec’d dpn foll g inc inc’d k knitwise k2tog kfb LH lp(s) m M1 M1-p MC mm oz p p2tog pat(s)

approximately begin(ning) contrasting color chain (crochet loop)w centimeter(s) cable needle continu(e)(ing) double crochet decreas(e)(ing) decreased double-pointed needle(s) follow(s)(ing) gram(s) increas(e)(ing) increased knit as if to knit knit 2 stitches together knit into front and back of stitch—1 stitch increased left-hand loop(s) meter(s) make 1 knit stitch by inserting tip of left needle from front to back under strand between last stitch and next stitch, knit into back loop—1 stitch increased make 1 purl stitch by inserting tip of left needle from back to front under strand between last stitch and next stitch, purl into front loop—1 stitch increased main color millimeter(s) ounce(s) purl purl 2 stitches together pattern(s)

pm psso purlwise rem rep RH rnd(s) RS S2KP

place maker pass slipped stitch(es) over as if to purl remain(s)(ing) repeat right-hand round(s) right side(s) slip 2 stitches together, knit 1 stitch, pass 2 slipped stitches over knit stitch—2 stitches decreased sc single crochet SKP slip 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch, pass slipped stitch over knit stitch—1 stitch decreased SK2P slip 1 stitch, knit 2 stitches together, pass slipped stitch over knit 2 together—2 stitches decreased sl slip sl st slip stitch sm slip marker ssk (ssp) slip next 2 stitches knitwise (purlwise) one at a time; knit (purl) these 2 stitches together—1 stitch decreased sssk slip next 3 stitches knitwise, one at a time, knit these 3 stitches together—2 stitches decreased st(s) stitch(es) St st stockinette stitch tbl through back loop(s) tog together tr treble crochet WS wrong side(s) wyib with yarn in back wyif with yarn in front yd yard(s) yo yarn over needle * repeat directions following * as many times as indicated [] repeat directions inside brackets as many times as indicated

Double Stitch (Short Rows) A double stitch is used when working short rows to alleviate a hole when turning the work.

tightly. If the yarn is not pulled tightly, there will be a hole in the work. Continue in the pattern as instructed.

With yarn in front of work, slip the first stitch on LH needle purlwise to RH needle. Bring the yarn to back of work over the top of the right needle to make a yarn over, pulling yarn

When working across a double stitch, work the double stitch together with the corresponding stitch on the needle continuing in the pattern.

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Index buckles Mary Janes 17 buttons Strappy Sandals 53 0–3 months

Basketball Shoes 37 Classic Ballet Slippers 15 Mary Janes 17 Snow Boots 29 Strappy Sandals 53 3–6 months

Ankle Strap Slippers 19 Cozy Boots 23 Espadrilles 55 Farmer Boots 33 Moccasins 57 Slippers 61 Slippers with Bows 13 Sneakers 45 6–9 months

Canvas Shoes 41 Fringed Boots 25 Loafers 49 Ankle Strap Slippers 19 applique Canvas Shoes 41 Loafers 49 Sneakers 45 Snow Boots 29 Basketball Shoes 37 beads Classic Ballet Slippers 15

Mary Janes 17 Moccasins 57

Farmer Boots 33 fringe Fringed Boots 25 Moccasins 57 Fringed Boots 25

shoelaces Basketball Shoes 37 Canvas Shoes 41 Sneakers 45 Snow Boots 29 short rows Classic Ballet Slippers 15 double stitch, how to 62 Farmer Boots 33 Loafers 49 Mary Janes 17 Moccasins 57 Sneakers 45 Snow Boots 29 sizes 8 Slippers 61 Slippers with Bows 13 Sneakers 45 Snow Boots 29 standard yarn weight system 9 Strappy Sandals 53

heels Classic Ballet Slippers 15 Fringed Boots 25

terms and abbreviations 62 ties Classic Ballet Slippers 15

I-cord Ankle Strap Slippers 19 Mary Janes 17 Strappy Sandals 53 intarsia Basketball Shoes 37

yarn substitutes 8

Canvas Shoes 41 Classic Ballet Slippers 15 Cozy Boots 23 double stitch how to 62 see also: short rows embroidery Espadrilles 55 Sneakers 45 Snow Boots 29 Espadrilles 55

zippers Farmer Boots 33 Fringed Boots 25

Loafers 49

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Vice President/Editorial Director TRISHA MALCOLM Chief Operating Officer CAROLINE KILMER

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Copyright © 2018 by Sixth&Spring Books All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or used in any form or by any means—graphic, electronic, or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or information storage-and-retrieval systems—without written permission of the publisher. The written instructions, photographs, designs, projects, and patterns are intended for the personal, noncommercial use of the retail purchaser and are under federal copyright laws; they are not to be reproduced in any form for commercial use. Permission is granted to photocopy patterns for the personal use of the retail purchaser. Projects knit from patterns in this book are for personal use only and are not intended for commercial resale. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Names: Spitz, Helga, author. Title: Classic kicks for little feet : 16 knitted shoe styles for baby's first year / by Helga Spitz. Other titles: Baby-SchuÃàhchen -Tick-Schuhklassiker fuÃàr kleine FuÃàsse stricken. English Description: First edition. | New York : Sixth&Spring Books, 2018. | Includes index. Identifiers: LCCN 2017061352 | ISBN 9781640210264 (hardcover) Subjects: LCSH: Knitting--Patterns. | Baby booties. | Infants' clothing. Classification: LCC TT825 .S7131713 2018 | DDC 746.43/2--dc23 LC record available at https://lccn.loc.gov/2017061352 Manufactured in China 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 First English Edition

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Little Feet, Big Style From ballerina slippers to basketball shoes, from sandals to snow boots, Classic Kicks for Little Feet offers 16 pairs of knitted baby booties that capture the look and feel of actual adult shoes. Sized for babies from 0 to 9 months, these shoes are quick to make and require only a small quantity of yarn, making them perfect for stash busting or last-minute gifting. These unique patterns are simple yet feature charming embellishments such as shoelaces, beads, fringe, and more that will keep knitters enthralled.

CLASSIC KICKS FOR LITTLE FEET

CRAFTS KNITTING

16 KNITTED SHOE STYLES FOR BABY‘S FIRST YEAR

CLASSIC KICKS FOR LITTLE FEET

Fresh, engaging, and encouraging, Classic Kicks for Little Feet will leave the lucky babies who wear these shoes—and the generous knitters who make them—cooing with delight.

$14.95 US/$19.95 CAN

Helga Spitz

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Classic Kicks for Little Feet  

From ballerina slippers to moon boots and basketball shoes to snow boots, Classic Kicks for Little Feet: 16 Knitted Shoe Styles for Baby's F...

Classic Kicks for Little Feet  

From ballerina slippers to moon boots and basketball shoes to snow boots, Classic Kicks for Little Feet: 16 Knitted Shoe Styles for Baby's F...

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