Asta Booties

Issue: Issue 58


Asta Booties by Dawn Turner and Jaydee Crochet
(find the full pattern in issue 58 of Inside Crochet magazine)

How about a special pair of crocheted booties to go with an heirloom christening dress? Here is a set inspired by the Irish Rose to be made as a gift or keepsake.

● Newborn–3 months: Patons 100% Cotton 4 Ply, 100g/330m/361yds Shade: Cream 1692 x 1 ball
● 3–6 months James C Brett Twinkle DK, 96% acrylic/4% polyester, 100g/300m/328yds Shade: White TK2 x 1 ball
● 2.5mm (3.5mm) hook
● Two stitch markers
● Yarn needle
● Ribbon, 70–75cm/ 28–30in long
● Scissors
● Tape measure

Smaller size may be worked in any fine crochet cotton, such as Katia Monaco Baby, or in any 4ply yarn with a 2.5mm or 3mm hook to suit.
Larger size may be worked in any DK weight cotton or blend of your choice, with a 3.5mm or 4mm hook.

Work the Rose to measure 4cm/1½in across using 4ply yarn and 2.5mm hook, 4.5cm/1¾in using DK yarn and 3.5mm hook, or 5cm/2in using DK yarn and 4mm hook, or sizes required to obtain tension.

Newborn–3 months:
Worked in 4ply yarn, these will measure approx 9cm/3½in from heel to toe.
3–6 months:
Worked in a DK yarn they will measure approx 12cm/4¾in from heel to toe.

Dawn has over 40 years of crocheting experience, and designs unique items whenever she can. She teaches locally and sells at craft events.


This pattern is tagged with:

Accessories: Booties

Age: Baby, Newborn

Designer: Dawn Turner, Jaydee Crochet

Gender: Unisex

Price: Magazine Only

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