Two Needle Angora Baby Booties continued

SHORT-ROW HEEL AND LOWER FOOT

O Place 8 sts from each holder onto one needle, with RS facing, so that back of heel is at center. Join yarn, leaving an 8-inch tail.

4 Row 3: K to 1 before previously wrapped st, wrap the next st and turn.

5 Row 4: K to 1 before previously wrapped st, wrap the next st and turn.

6 Repeat rows 3 and 4 until 6 sts rem unworked in center of heel.

7 Row 1: K to wrapped st. Pick up wrap, work together with st. Wrap the next st and turn.

8 Row 2: K to wrapped st. Pick up wrap, work together with st. Wrap the next st and turn.

9 Row 3: K to double-wrapped st. Pick up two wraps, work both together with st. Wrap the next st and turn.

0 Row 4: K to double-wrapped st. Pick up two wraps, work both together with st. Wrap the next st and turn.

  • Repeat rows 3 and 4 until you have worked all heel sts.
  • Work even in Garter st on these 16 sts until sole measures same length as instep (2 inches from end of heel).
  • Next Row: * K2tog *, rep from * to * to end of row.
  • Next Row: * P2tog *, rep from * to * to end of row.
  • Cut yarn, leaving a 4-inch tail.

FINISHING

1 Sew back seam using 6-inch tail from cast-on.

2 Sew one side of foot using 8-inch tail from heel join.

3 Sew second side of foot using 8-inch tail from end of sole.

4 Place 4 sts from instep toe onto a needle. Thread 4-inch tail onto tapestry needle and thread needle through 8 toe sts. Pull tight and bring tail to inside.

5 Weave in all ends and block.

Make a Twisted Cord

1 Cut two lengths of yarn, 72 inches each.

2 For one cord, fold one length in half.

3 Holding one end of the folded length securely, twist yarn at other end in one direction until strand is tightly twisted (a).

4 Fold this twisted strand in half, allowing the two halves to twist around each other (b).

5 Knot halves together at each end.

6 Repeat steps 2-5 for other cord.

7 Thread twisted cord through eyelet loops of bootie, then tie securely in a bow.

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