Flower Power Baby Sandals

17 June 2012 · 278 comments

in Lovely Little Crochet, Patterns

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This is the first pattern I have ever written so I really hope it is ok. I have tested it successfully but if there are any errors I apologise in advance!

Edited to add(8/6/13): Continue for the basic written pattern or go to the full photo tutorial here!

This makes one pair of sandals sized 0-6 months, approx. 11cm from toe to heel.

The pattern beginning to end makes one sandal, so work it through twice for the pair!

 

It has recently come to my attention that some people have been trying to sell my patterns… please do not do this. You may sell any sandals you crochet using my pattern with design credit given but the pattern is not to be reposted or sold….. it is available for FREE here! :) Thankyou.

Materials:
2 colours aran weight cotton yarn, I used Rico Creative Cotton Aran in shades #44 & #13
3mm hook
needle

I’m using UK terminology, these are the stitches and abbreviations being used.
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch = chain
ss = slip stitch
dc = double crochet (single crochet U.S)
htr = half treble (half double U.S)
tr = treble (double crochet U.S)
RS = right side

Sole
Using first colour, make initial 14ch.

R1: 2dc in the second chain from hook, 1dc in the next 5ch, 1htr in each of the next 5ch, 2htr in next ch, 3htr in last ch.
Working back along the other side of the chains – 2htr in next ch, 1htr in next 5ch, 1dc in each of the next 5ch, 2dc in last ch, join with ss in top of first dc. (31sts)

R2: Turn work. 3ch, 2tr in base of ss, 1tr in next st, 2tr in next st, 1tr in next 9 sts, *3tr in next st, 1tr in next st*; repeat between ** 3 more times (4 in total), 1tr in next 9 sts, 2tr in next st, 1tr in last st, join with ss in top of first ch-3. (43 sts)

R3: Turn, 3ch, 1tr in base of ss, 1tr in next 17 sts, *2tr in next st, 1tr in next st,*; repeat between ** 2 more times, 2tr in next st, 1tr in next 16sts, 2tr in nx st, 1tr in last st, join with ss in top of first ch-3. (49 sts)

Fasten off.

Heel

R4: RS facing,  from centre tr count 9sts  to the right around the edge towards the middle.
Join yarn, ch1 [does not count as stitch], 1dc in next 19sts. (19sts)

R5: Turn. 3ch, 1tr in next 18sts. (19 sts)

R6: Turn. 1ch, 1tr in next 2sts, ss in next st, *1tr in next 2sts, ss in next st*; repeat between ** until the end, (this will be a ss in last st). (19 sts) Fasten off.

R7: With the outside of the heel facing you – join second colour yarn, 1ch, *1dc in next 2st, ss in next st*; repeat between ** until the end, (this will be a ss in last st). (19 sts) Fasten Off.

Ankle Strap

Using first colour yarn, 20ch, ss into 7th ch from hook, ss in each ch to the end. Fasten Off.
Leave long tails for sewing. Sew strap to one edge of the heel, sew to opposite side on second sandal.

Bobble Button
Using second colour yarn, 5ch (acts as 3ch + ch-2), 1htr in third ch from hook, 1htr in next ch, 1htr in last ch, slide loop off of hook, insert hook into top of ch-2 and back into original loop, pull through to form ss. Fasten Off. (Essentially a small single popcorn stitch!) Leave long tails for sewing on. Sew buttons onto opposite side to ankle strap, line up with button hole.

Toe Straps
Using first yarn colour, make 15ch. Fasten off. Repeat to make two.
Count 4sts along the sole from the edge of the heel, sew one end of the first strap here and in the same place on the opposite side. Count a further 5sts and sew the second strap here on both sides.

Flower
R1: Using first yarn make a magic circle, 2ch, 6dc into magic circle. Pull circle tightly closed and leave a long tail for sewing.

R2: Join second colour, 4ch, ss in same st, *ss in next st, 4ch, ss in same st*; repeat between ** 4 more times, ss in next st, 4ch, ss into first ch to close the round. Fasten Off.

Sew flower securely to the centre of the two toe straps.

Et Voila!

Please leave me some feedback if you try this pattern out, I’d love to hear from you!

Edited to add(8/6/13): Find the full photo tutorial here!

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{ 276 comments… read them below or add one }

melissa June 18, 2012 at 3:21pm

I just made a pair of these and they are sooooo cute! Thanks for the pattern, you did a great job!

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Naomi June 18, 2012 at 8:06pm

Thankyou! I’m so glad they came out well for you! xxx

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Noelia September 19, 2012 at 4:39am

How can I learn to make some for my granddaughter.

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NanaJoni April 4, 2013 at 7:30pm

Would you be willing to make two pair for me to buy?

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A. A June 7, 2013 at 5:42pm

I am making a pair right now.

Thanks for the lovely pattern!!

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Melanie June 20, 2013 at 2:17pm

I don’t know how to crochet and have terrible arthritis – where could I buy these for my granddaughter ?

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Naomi June 20, 2013 at 4:01pm

Hi Melanie,

You can buy them from me! I will email you with the details now :) xxx

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tabitha June 20, 2013 at 4:09pm

I would love to buy a pair also for my 6 month old

Brittany June 21, 2013 at 12:29am

Please email me details to buy these!!

cindy July 5, 2013 at 4:39pm

Could I have info on purchasing your crocheted baby sandals? Thanks!

lyn September 9, 2013 at 3:04am

Hello, I am interesting in buying a pair of these.my # is 724-549-1227
Or would you happen to have a website to purchase these from?

Yiyi Aldrich December 4, 2012 at 8:50pm

I want the pattern for the Flower Power Baby Sandals. How I download it?

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ashley July 10, 2013 at 12:07pm

im stuck on the 2nd row lol… which stitch is the slip stitch?

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Naomi July 10, 2013 at 12:41pm

Hi Ashley, Have you had a look at the photo tutorial? http://www.lovelylittlelife.org/2013/06/flower-power-baby-sandals-the-tutorial/

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Denise June 23, 2014 at 1:00am

Hi,

I just made these and they are adorable and the pattern is easy to follow. Any suggestions on how to make them smaller? My granddaughter has tiny little feet.

Thanks,
Denise

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Naomi June 23, 2014 at 9:07am

To make them smaller could be as simple as using a thinner yarn (dk instead of aran) and a smaller hook but it will depend just how much smaller you need them to be. xx

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Rachel Thompson June 19, 2012 at 1:11am

What does rs mean after I get done fastening off the heel … Im confused and I know it must be something simple :/

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Robyn January 30, 2013 at 2:14pm

Rs… right side

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Wilma March 28, 2013 at 5:37pm

Hi, rs means right side of your work, hope I’ve helped

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Rachel Thompson June 19, 2012 at 1:13am

Sorry after the sole and im starting the heel….

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Naomi June 19, 2012 at 8:43am

Hi Rachel, Sorry RS = Right Side of the work.
In this case after fastening off the sole, to keep the right side facing you as start the heel, you need to count the 9 stitches clockwise from your last slip stitch.
Does that help?

xxx

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Elizabeth June 17, 2013 at 9:01pm

Thank you! I was wondering what was going on. I went counter clockwise, then continued on going counterclock wise. Lol, it looked silly.

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Sandy June 19, 2012 at 2:56pm

I just love these baby sandals and can’t wait to make them! I would love to feature them on my blog. Would it be okay if I used your photo of them? I know my readers will love this pattern and want to make them too!

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Naomi June 19, 2012 at 6:36pm

Hi Sandy, I’m glad you like them! Of course you can, thank you for asking :) xxx

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EJ-USA June 19, 2012 at 10:26pm

Hi,
These are soooo cute! I always do a gauge before I begin a project. Can you supply the gauge you had using the hook and the yarn? How many dc per inch? Thanks so much.
EJ

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Naomi June 19, 2012 at 11:05pm

Hi EJ,
I never use gauges or tension squares although I probably should! I have just worked one for you though and with my hook and yarn its 6dc per inch. Hope thats useful :)
xx

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EJ June 21, 2012 at 6:40pm

Thank you so much. I’ll be making them!

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EJ-USA June 22, 2012 at 2:22am

Guage was useful. Instead of Aran, I used Baby Sport and the E Hook. All worked out very nicely. I took some photos and will post to my Pinterest with a link back to you. Thank you for posting very well written directions. And I’m not really a crocheter; I generally do doilies with size 30 thread and tiny steel hooks. However, I’m an avid knitter (for about 60 years). Congratulations on your first attempt of writing directions. Great job!

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Naomi June 22, 2012 at 9:40am

Thankyou! xxx

Brandy July 17, 2012 at 10:08pm

I am trying to make these too but they are coming out too big. Any advice?

Jenny June 19, 2012 at 10:52pm

Hello! I came across this pattern just love it! I am the editor of AllFreeCrochet.com and would love to feature your tutorial on my site with full credit to you. I know my readers would love it as well, and in return would generate some nice traffic to your site. If you agree and would like us to feature your project, our readers will simply click the link to your blog to get your full tutorial. It’s really that simple. Please let me know if this would be ok. I look forward to hearing from you!
Jenny

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Naomi June 19, 2012 at 11:08pm

Hi Jenny,
I would love for you to include my pattern on your site! I’m all for sharing free patterns :)
Thankyou! xx

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Corrine June 20, 2012 at 12:58am

Hi Naomi,
I just wanted to say thank you for the pattern, Im new to crochet, But thought these were to cute to pass up. I am going to attempt to make these……..I have made 3 pairs of booties this past week usinga u-tube tutorial…….they came out great.I just now posted them to Facebook…….
thanks again…..

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Naomi June 20, 2012 at 8:59am

Hi Corrine,
I hope my pattern works ok for you, feel free to ask any questions if you get stuck and I’ll do my best to help you out :)
When you’ve finished them feel free to share your pictures of them on Lovely Little Life’s facebook page, I’d love to see how they turn out :)
xxx

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Katie June 20, 2012 at 5:34pm

This pattern is so cute! Can’t wait to make them for my soon to be little grand-daughter! Thank you for sharing!

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Renee Ross June 20, 2012 at 7:20pm

Just made some for a friends new baby and I LOVE them! Can’t wait to make more :) Thank you so much for the pattern! I posted a picture of them on my blog and added some photos so you can see! Thanks again!

http://navywifecraftgeek.blogspot.com/

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Naomi June 21, 2012 at 12:02am

I love the way your sandals have come out and the matching beanie hat is beautiful! xxx

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Renee Ross June 21, 2012 at 6:45pm

Thank you so much! And thank you again for the inspiration :) You’re so creative!

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Tess June 20, 2012 at 9:06pm

I’m a bit stuck on round 2 :(
My counts are perfect fornround one. I ss in the first DC and did the 2TR at the base. I counted the directions forward and I’m somehow short by 4 stitches :(

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Naomi June 21, 2012 at 12:07am

Hi Tess,
After the ss to close round 1, are you chaining 3 before the 2tr at the base of the ss? Although missing this shouldn’t cause you to be four stitches short, if your counting is correct in round one.
I will try to create a photo tutorial for you, it’s just finding the time, I have quite a demanding little 6 month old!
xxx

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Tess June 20, 2012 at 9:12pm

If you could post a photo of each round beginning…that would help SO much. I’m a veteran Hooker but have not dine anything intricate in over 20 years. I just found out km pregnant with number five at 38 :) fornskme reason I’m compelled to hook lmao. And I’m a photographer so ive been sweeping up the girlee things for props. I have three girls…a son and I’m POSITIVE with my gut this one is a boy. Will be a blessing. We list our sweet angel in a water accident when he was five years old. :(
Four years ago last week. This has been keeping my mind busy ans I must thank you firnsuch nice free patterns to work. (They ALL used to be free). I paid for a chunky hat pattern after no luck findings a free one. $4.99 for a half page instructions for magic ring and about 12 rounds of HDC!! :( would have gladly paid $1 or so but $5? And it only included a newbirn size!!!!
*sigh*

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Pam June 21, 2012 at 12:07am

These are so cute! Can’t wait to make a pair. I pinned it to my Pinterest board, What’s Knot to Love! Hope it brings you many viewers! thx

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Tess June 21, 2012 at 1:58am

I finally realized inwas NOT converting to US stitches lol. Am working great AND have realized the other way makesna bigger shoe! Win win! Thanks

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Naomi June 21, 2012 at 9:31am

I’m glad you’ve worked it out! :) xx

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Tess June 22, 2012 at 1:03pm

Weeelll….lol. for woke reason my “base” sole is longer and skinny? A chubby baby foot will spill over. Is there another point that will add to this? I thought of just repeating ur directions a second row but I’m at about 6 month size in length just eyeballing it. Possibly 9months BUT its skinny :(
I DO have a question. You didn’t mention for the second Sandor that it will have to be flipped? I have a perfect sole corns left foot. Flipper over makes it a right foot based on how the shape came out. I wasn’t familiar with the weight yarn u used so I chose a smaller sport weight 100% cotten that has a flat feeling when stitched that Literally seems PERFECT for soles of a shoe (not busy toddlers but you kwim)
I switched projects so I could come back with fresh eyes. Will let u know what i end up with. :)

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Naomi June 22, 2012 at 9:07pm

I’m sorry that you are having such trouble with these! The second sandal shouldn’t have to be flipped, although the sandal should widen at the toe end it shouldn’t lean in either direction. As for being skinny I’m not sure why this is, unless you have used a significantly different weight of yarn to me which might cause a problem possibly?
I am going to try and take some pictures this week but in the mean time some other lovely commenters have posted photos of their completed sandals maybe take a look at those too?
xxx

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JK June 21, 2012 at 6:01am

These are absolutely a-dor-able! They are so sweet and I can’t wait to make them. Thank you for the pattern.

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Sandy June 21, 2012 at 4:01pm

Here is a link to my post about these cute sandals:

http://sunflowerzcrochet.blogspot.com/2012/06/so-adorable.html

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Tess June 22, 2012 at 1:04pm

A photo of each completed step would help SO much if possible.

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Holli June 22, 2012 at 10:54pm

How would I make this pattern bigger for my 7 month old daughter? I would probably need to make them 9 month to almost 12 month so they would fit her for a while. Any ideas on how to adjust the pattern?

Thank you for the cute pattern! I’m excited to make a pair for my daughter!

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Naomi June 24, 2012 at 7:58pm

Hi Holli, I haven’t tried this myself yet but some other readers have found that by scaling the stitches up a step it produces a slightly bigger sandal and it might be enough to be a 9-12month size? I can’t say for sure though as I’ve not personally tested it and I’m not sure what size a 9-12month would really be… my little girl is only just 6 months and she has small feet like her mummy!
If you wanted to try though it would just mean reading my pattern as it is but thinking in terms of US terminology. I’d love to hear how it goes if you do try! xxx

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Tess June 23, 2012 at 2:15am

Okay. success up to the heel. Is it NORMAL for the right side (I’m thinking it will be the buckle side to be two (looks like two maybe three) stitches shorter than the other side or are they supposed to be equal?
lovely surprise with the scallop in back of the heel!!!

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blissfulsewing June 23, 2012 at 6:30am

This is so cute,I love to see craft ideas from other bloggers,always so inspiring!
http://www.blissfulsewing.blogspot.com

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Yasmin June 24, 2012 at 1:08pm

Hi Naomi !
Thank you so much for sharing this lovely pattern. I fell in love with these little sandals and just had to make them. I have blogged about it too …http://hooksandlaces.blogspot.com/2012/06/crocheted-baby-set.html

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Sara - My Merry Messy Life June 25, 2012 at 1:25am

OMG – these are too precious for words! Great job and fantastic pictures! I’d LOVE if you’d link these up to my link party for the fiber arts!
http://www.mymerrymessylife.com/2012/06/hookin-on-hump-day-2-link-party-for.html

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Lisbeth June 25, 2012 at 5:09am

Hello,

I came across this site and i think the baby pattern is so cute. I want to start knitting so I would like to see if anyone has info for beginners. Also is it the same hook size for US?

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Lovestitch June 25, 2012 at 8:00am

Oh thes are just toooooooo sweet! Thank you so much for your time and effort to share the pattern! I love it!!!

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Bridget June 26, 2012 at 2:10am

Soooooooooooooooooo cute!!!!!!!!! I will be trying out your pattern soon, for my granddaughter. I will also see if I can make a pair for myself.

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Corina June 27, 2012 at 9:12pm

Great work!! I love them!

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Sarah-Ashley June 29, 2012 at 5:34pm

I just finished both of them! I kept having one extra space at the end of R2. It called for *1tr in next 9 sts* so i just made it 10 because if i didn’t I would be off one space for R3! My sister had the exact same problem. i reworked it 3 times but still had the problem. But other then that I LOVE this pattern and would love use the sole and heel again to make a variation of a sandal if you don’t mind. They turned out amazing and I am so glad we found this pattern. Thank you so very much for making this pattern!

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Charlena July 4, 2012 at 11:02pm

I am going to make these for my new niece. They are to cute for words : )

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Veronica July 6, 2012 at 2:12pm

I am planning on making these sandals. I have a craft business and would like to ask your permission to sell the finished product.

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Naomi July 6, 2012 at 2:50pm

Hi Veronica, I am quite happy for you to sell the finished sandals, I only ask that design credit is given. Thankyou!

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Veronica July 11, 2012 at 9:06pm

Thank you for the permission. Of course, I will be giving you design credit, no problem.

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R July 6, 2012 at 3:12pm

A friend saw these and asked me to make her daughter a pair because she doesn’t crochet. Can’t wait to see what they look like.

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Joni July 6, 2012 at 3:18pm

I just sent this pattern to my sister i saw them this morning and had to send her a picture she loved them and then i found your pattern. I will let you know how she does.

Thanks

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Gaby Beattie July 9, 2012 at 9:39pm

Hi,

I love these shoes, and can’t wait to make them. But, I am on round 1 at the working back part, and I am confused. Am I supposed to turn and work on the bottom in the loop from my initial chain?

Thanks,
Gaby

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Naomi July 10, 2012 at 7:12pm

Hi Gaby,

This just means you are turning the work as if continuing around an oval shape (a very long skinny oval!) So you are working 2htr in the same chain you have already worked 2htr in but from the other side, effectively creating a mirror image. This first round creates the centre of the sole.

I hope this has made it a bit clearer for you!
xxx

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Gaby Beattie July 11, 2012 at 12:13am

Thanks it helped a lot!

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Karen July 15, 2012 at 2:35am

Hello! These are very cute! I want to make them for my 6 week old. I am no crochet-er! I really only use crochet to embellish my knitting, so I don’t know how to fudge the math to get a different size. Would using sport weight cotton and a smaller hook do the trick? (I have not measured my babe’s foot yet, as she is sleeping)

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Naomi July 17, 2012 at 1:55pm

Hi Karen, Using a smaller hook and lighter weight yarn would certainly yield a smaller sized sandal but whether it would be the right size for your little one I can’t say! Sorry for not being more help! xx

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Melanee Bingham July 17, 2012 at 2:22am

love the pattern. Can hardly wait to try it. I’m in the US and cannot figure out what size hook to us. Could you help me with that. Thanks. :)

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Naomi July 17, 2012 at 1:58pm

Hi Melanie, I used a 3.5mm hook which is an E/4 hook in the US I think. Hope that helps xxx

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Joann July 18, 2012 at 5:26am

Hello Naomi!
This pattern is very adorable. I’m working on a pair as we speak. I had a quick question and suggestion. On R2, when doing the ** instruction, we are to do it 3 more times, which would equal a total of 4 total, right (I realize how ridiculous this sounds now, since obviously 3+1 is 4)?
Also, I’ve found it very helpful to have a total stitch count at the end of each instruction, just so that I know I have the right amount of stitches. I think this is a crutch of mine, but just wanted to throw it out there!!

Thanks so much for the pattern!

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Naomi July 20, 2012 at 1:24pm

Hi Joann,

Yes it is 4 times on total :) I think you are right about having total stitch counts on each round and I think in the future I will try to include this in any patterns I write! xx

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Ashley July 18, 2012 at 6:25pm

Hi, I am a complete newbie to crocheting. I have played around and learned a lot but this is my first real attempt at making something real! I am having trouble on the first round…where it says to work along the other side of the chains…I have 14 chains but this part of the pattern “2htr in next ch, 1htr in next 5ch, 1dc in each of the next 5ch, 2dc in last ch, join with ss in top of first dc” only goes back into 12 chains leaving 2 left over. I know I must be missing something here.

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Naomi July 20, 2012 at 1:40pm

Hi Ashley,

So the very first chain actually acts as the first stitch as you work the first 2dc into the 2nd ch from the hook, which means you really only have 13 chains to work into. The 3htr into the last ch is chain 13 so you discount that as the “2htr in next ch” goes into chain 12 working back along the other side and creates a mirror image of the stitches already worked into those 12 chains. You then ss into the top of the first st. There shouldn’t be anything left over.
I hope that makes some kind of sense! If you are still unsure do ask again and I’ll do my best to help!

xxx

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Autumn July 19, 2012 at 3:20am

I made a pair of these for my 2 and a half year old. I crocheted a sole for them out of hemp twine, so she could wear them outside. Awesome pattern, thank you so much! Oh, and thanks for the translation of terminology, I didn’t know there was a difference!

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Wilda June 7, 2013 at 5:16am

Autumn, can you share how you increased stitches and where to make them for a larger size? I need to make them for a one year old. Thank you for your help!

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krystle July 19, 2012 at 5:33am

I will be trying these in the next couple of days. they are so cute.

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indie July 20, 2012 at 4:33am

I love this pattern I’m making them for my 1st grand but I don’t understand what the* stands for. Please help.

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indie July 20, 2012 at 11:36am

It’s ok I figured it out…now I’m back to business…lol…Keep up the beautiful work.

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Naomi July 20, 2012 at 1:42pm

Hi Indie, I’m glad you worked it out :) Hope they come out ok! xxx

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Sharon July 20, 2012 at 12:29pm

Would anyone make me a pair? I have a baby shower August 25th and I do not
know how to do this…… if anyone will please email me and let me know ..I love these and no one else would have anything like this.

thanks so much.

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Wilda June 7, 2013 at 5:17am

Did you get a response for someone to make them for you?

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Naomi June 7, 2013 at 11:54am

Hi Wilda, I do now sell pairs of baby sandals for 0-6 month olds but I have not patterned for bigger sizes. I have had feedback from others that a bigger hook and yarn produces a bigger size but I haven’t tried this for myself so cannot vouch for the outcome.

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countryhungry July 23, 2012 at 12:09am

So cute! I am due in October and now I hope we have a girl so I can make these!

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Ashley July 23, 2012 at 2:53am

I absolutely love these, but there is no way in the world I would ever be able to make these. Is there any way I could buy a pair for a 6-9 month old baby girl?! If so please let me know! Thanks so much,
-Ashley

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Yiyi Aldrich July 24, 2012 at 4:13pm

Hi from Pueeto Rico. I want the pattern of this flower power baby sandal. Thanks.

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Ashley July 28, 2012 at 12:16am

I just made a pair of these using some Caron Simply Soft yarn and just did them all one color, still turned out super cute! Thanks for sharing for free and for the easy to follow directions.

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alisa wilcox July 29, 2012 at 9:49pm

Naomi,

I am having trouble on R3 of the sole: ” 3ch, 1tr in base of ss, 1tr in next 20 sts, 2tr in next st, 1tr in next st, 2tr in next st, 1tr in next st, 2tr in next st, 1tr in next 16sts, 2tr in last st, join with ss in top of first ch-3.” After I stitch the 16sts, I still have 4 left sts left before joining the ss in the top of the first ch 3. Should it be 20sts like the first side? R2 worked perfectly, so I cannot figure out what I did incorrectly.

Thank you in advance for your help,
Alisa

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Naomi August 2, 2012 at 7:55pm

Hi Alisa,

I’m sorry for the slowness in replying. I don’t know why you have so many stitches over I’m afraid. I have had a few people with one or two stitches to spare but not 4! I would imagine that using 20 sts is the right thing to do. I went over this pattern a number of times to catch errors before publishing it but it would seem perhaps I have overlooked this somehow! I will go over it again and correct it if needs be. Sorry for any confusion!

Naomi x

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Wendy June 6, 2013 at 4:10pm

Hi Naomi and Alisa,
I’ve just hit the exact same problem!! I THINK it’s because of the R2 instructions (see Joann , July 18th above) You said that the ** is 4 times TOTAL, but it reads as ” 4 more times”. This gives me the extra 4 stitches! :) It should therefore say ‘ repeat between ** 3 more times.
Do you think this might be the answer?
I’m just like Joann in relying on the stitch count at the end of the rows ( being a newbie and not trusting myself!)
This pattern is lovely – thank you SO much for sharing it and helping us newbies have a ‘try’ at the hobby before we spend a fortune on patterns we can’t use. :)
Wendy xxx

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Wendy June 6, 2013 at 10:12pm

Hello again Naomi,
I ripped the whole lot and started again, omitting the word ‘more’ from the ** repeat in R3 & R3. It worked!! ( happy dance :) ) Not only that, but it solved the curving problem that both Tess (above) and myself had also.
Sarah-Ashley above pointed out the R2 9sts issue. I changed that too and the count was spot on!
I’m feeling chuffed that I’ve finally hit a point where I can problem solve a pattern now whereas a few weeks ago said pattern made my eyes boggle!
The finished result I am DELIGHTED with! Thanks again
Wendy xxxx

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Naomi June 7, 2013 at 12:13am

Hi Wendy, I’m so glad you’ve worked it out ok! I’m currently writing up a photo tutorial for this pattern with the improvements you’ve already discovered and probably a few more tweaks and I’m including stitch counts for each round this time. Pattern writing is a steep learning curve! If you stop by over the weekend the new tutorial should be up! Thanks for your support and feedback :) Naomi xx

Katie August 11, 2012 at 10:10pm

I just made these for a friend’s new baby and the instructions are so easy to follow. They turned out sooooo cute! Thank you for sharing this adorable pattern!

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Jess August 15, 2012 at 3:28pm

These are so adorable!!! I don’t have a 3.5mm hook yet (my smallest is a 5.0), and I so wanted to make these… When I started they were SO large (I think because of the hook) they actually would have been quite cute for a toddler… but not what I wanted. So I kind of melded them with another pattern for baby boots that I’ve used successfully before (used the sole of that pattern, then kind of winged it for the rest of the directions to work). Thankfully they turned out fantastic! I can’t wait to get the correct hook and try them properly!

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jennifer August 18, 2012 at 6:04am

Sorry, I dont know what a magic circle is.

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Naomi August 18, 2012 at 9:05am

It’s probably best to google ‘crochet magic circle’ as there are lots of really good tutorials out there. It is just a way of crocheting into a loop that can be pulled closed tightly as opposed to using a circle of chains that always leaves a little hole in the centre. x

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Rebecca August 19, 2012 at 12:37pm

Naomi:

Finally after days of searching pinterest and other websites for baby crochet sandal patterns, I found you! These are just adorable and I hope they will turn out great..I am making crocheted baby sandals and booties for newborn to 3 months.. so I hope these will be the perfect size..
It is so nice to find someone who shares their patterns without charging for them. Thank you so much for sharing your creative, beautiful pattern and for being so helpful in answering questions…
If you have any other baby bootie or sandal patterns I would love to see them.

Thank you
Rebecca

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Naomi August 19, 2012 at 2:07pm

Hi Rebecca,

Thankyou for your lovely comment :) I hope they work up well for you.

I don’t have any other patterns for baby booties at the moment but I’m working on an idea for some baby shoes which will hopefully make their way on to my blog at some point!

Naomi xx

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Shannon August 23, 2012 at 3:46am

Hi,
I love thses!! Do you sell things you make?

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Naomi August 23, 2012 at 9:35am

Hi Shannon, I don’t at the moment but I’ve had quite a few requests so I am looking into perhaps opening an Etsy shop in the near future! xxx

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Shannon August 29, 2012 at 6:32am

I think you should! ;)

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Katerina August 26, 2012 at 10:58am

Hello and thanks a lot for the pattern!!! I want to make these for my niece who is 1 year old and I wanted to ask (because I am a beginner) what should I do if I want to make them bigger? Chain more than 14? Thanks in advance :)

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Naomi August 26, 2012 at 9:53pm

Hi, a bigger size is a popular request today! I’m afraid I haven’t properly worked out the pattern to up the size but given that the difference between 0-3 months and 6-12months is a couple of cm, I would suggest that even just using a thicker yarn and slightly bigger hook would give the desired size.
Alternatively chaining perhaps 16 to start and then in R1 increasing to 1dc in 7sts instead of 5sts, in R2 1tr in next 11 sts instead of 9, etc..
I have had some people work the pattern as if its written in US terms and this would certainly yield a larger sandal but I’ve not tried this myself and suspect it would be a slightly looser fabric for a sole, which doesn’t matter unless they are walking I guess?
I hope this helps in some way, sorry I can’t be more specific or certain! xx

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Katerina August 27, 2012 at 5:58am

Thank you very very much for your response!!! I will try it and see what happens!!! (she is not walking yet :P)

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Lilithia August 26, 2012 at 12:27pm

helllooooooooo>>>

I fell in love with these sandals…but I want to make them a bigger size…how can I make them bigger??what sould I do??

thx in advanced for replying :)

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Naomi August 26, 2012 at 9:58pm

Hi there,

I’ve just replied to the comment above yours who had a similar request so I thought I would just direct you to my above answer :) I hope it helps a little xxx

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Edith August 29, 2012 at 10:40pm

Hi Im a bit confused mine are coming out too big.im using the ya terminology.can u tell me what I did wrong?

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Naomi August 30, 2012 at 9:51am

Hi Edith,
I’m sorry they are coming out too big, the only things I can think of if you are using the correct terminology is that perhaps you are using a thicker yarn or it could be that I crochet quite tightly and we are working at different tensions guages. Gaye the commenter below has had the same problem and she has dropped a few stitches in the side of the soles to compensate or perhaps you could try using a slightly smaller hook?
I hope you manage to get them the right size! xx

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Gaye August 30, 2012 at 8:53am

Hi

Love your pattern it is gorgeous. Please can you tell me what a magic circle is – the start of the flower motif ? Mine also are coming out big so have used fewer stitches in the sides of the soles (:

Thanks

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Naomi August 30, 2012 at 9:35am

Hi Gaye,
I’m sorry they are coming out too big I think perhaps I crochet quite tightly. I’m glad you managed to scale them down though :) A magic circle is also known as an adjustable ring, it is a way of closing what would otherwise be a hole in the centre of the motif. There is a photo tutorial here that shows you how to start :) http://www.crochetme.com/forums/t/28917.aspx

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Gladys September 2, 2012 at 12:33pm

They t gorgeous! Where can I get a pair of sandals like these

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bia September 10, 2012 at 5:00am

lovely pair u just made…i just went through ur blog last night .. n couldn’t resist to make one of these n it goes pretty well .. love your work… really appreciated.. :) stay blessed!

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Chelle September 23, 2012 at 4:53pm

Wish you had a picture of the heel.. It would help since that’s where I’m stuck & I just kept at 17sts period. I think there’s a few things missing in the pattern. Like in the sole part as well.. I have come up different in the sole. Always short one st than what is in the sole pattern.. Can you help me..
Chelle
Spring,Tx,US.

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vonny October 1, 2012 at 4:42am

its so cute, i want try to make them…thank you for sharing your pattern :) nice to know you

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Kelly October 16, 2012 at 2:40am

These are adorable! Would you be willing to make some a pair to sell? Needless to say I do not know how to do this but I sure wish I did. Love them :)

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Maria November 6, 2012 at 1:59am

I got through sole and heel but I am confused when the next step of adding second color comes in R7. Do I join yarn at the last scallop?

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wendy November 11, 2012 at 4:50am

so you can make for your granddaughter

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Kara November 11, 2012 at 5:21am

This is pretty awesome for your first pattern! I followed it fairly easily, a few confusing parts which would be helped much by pictures. I’ve made one sandal so far, and I’ve posted it on my brand new blog, with credit of course! I was wondering if I would be able to sell the finished product?

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Naomi November 12, 2012 at 10:22pm

Hi Kara, If design credit is given I’m quite happy for you to sell anything you make from my patterns :)

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Shayla December 26, 2012 at 3:57am

wow… thanks, I am going to use this pattern and sell them then! :) awesome! mine are adorable as all get out!!!

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Cazz December 1, 2012 at 8:26pm

My little baby is wearing the 9-12 mo. How much should I add and where exactly? I’m kinda new at this… Thanks!

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tisha December 26, 2012 at 3:15am

HI… id like to let you know I used your pattern! awesome! they came out great thanks. Others Love it too!!

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Cheri December 29, 2012 at 7:27pm

I LOVE your baby sandal pattern! Thanks for sharing it!! I am, however, a bit confused as to where to join the straps – got the sole and heel done and tried looking at the picture for exact placement of the straps, but the picture doesn’t show it. Any help you can give would be appreciated! Thanks again for sharing this free pattern!

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Naomi December 29, 2012 at 9:21pm

Hi Cheri,
Do you mean the ankle straps? I simply stitched the end of the strap about half a cm in from the edge of the heel, it sits on the edge of the first little shell stitch. It is really just your best judgement! I hope that helps a bit! xx

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Renate van Kesteren January 2, 2013 at 4:54pm

Thank you for sharing this pattern. With just a babygirl born at one of our friends it’s lovely to make them. Ik think they wille love it. Best regards from Holland, Renate van Kesteren.

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Aline January 5, 2013 at 7:43pm

Olá, eu tenho uma filha, a Luisa que está com 5 meses.
Estou tentando fazer esta sandália que vc postou.
Só está muito difícil entender as siglas que vc colocou para os pontos de crochê.
Eu amei este modelo.
obrigada
Aline

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Julie January 8, 2013 at 4:08am

Thank you so much for this adorable pattern! It was the first actual pattern I have been able to understand. It was so easy! Thanks again!

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Sharon January 29, 2013 at 9:12pm

Thank you so much for this adorable pattern. My daughter sent me a picture of these and I was so excited when I found the pattern. I plan to make them soon.

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michele January 29, 2013 at 10:53pm

I saw these and I am in Awe, that I actually found your page…These are the best thing I have seen in a long time. Thank-you, for sharing your knowledge. :)

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linden January 31, 2013 at 6:34am

I just made one of these and it seems to have come out quite large. It can almost fit my 2 year old =/ any idea what i may have done wrong?

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Naomi January 31, 2013 at 2:30pm

Hi Linden, Sorry you are having trouble. If the hook size and yarn weight are as listed in the pattern the only thing I can think of is perhaps you crochet quite loosely, which would yield a slightly bigger sandal, whereas I tend to crochet quite tightly.

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linden February 2, 2013 at 12:43am

hmm maybe i will try again thank you!

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Elizabete February 2, 2013 at 7:53pm

Lindos seus trabalhos, minha querida. Obrigada por compartilhar com todos.

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Laura February 3, 2013 at 5:11am

Hi there!! I just wanted to say THANK YOU for sharing this lovely pattern…… I got this picture from a FB friend who found it on Pinterest or something like that, and she begged me to make a pair of these for her daughter. I was wondering how in the world I was going to be able to figure out the pattern and just after a quick search online I found it!! I was sooo happy! And so is my friend now that she got her sandals. I made another pair for another friend (she loved it too!) and am currently working on a 3rd pair. They are really lovely and not very many people share their patterns for free… so just wanted to thank you and show you mine (this pair is very similar to yours, the others are in different colors).
http://www.flickr.com/photos/69396434@N02/8439285639/in/photostream

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Naomi February 3, 2013 at 10:33am

Hi Laura, I’m so glad you like the pattern and they turned out so beautifully! Thank you for sharing your pictures :) xxx

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Judy February 8, 2013 at 8:08pm

R2: 3ch, 2tr in base of ss, 1tr in next st, 2tr in next st, 1tr in next 9 sts, *3tr in next st, 1tr in next st*; repeat between ** 4 more times, 1tr in next 9 sts, 2tr in next st, join with ss in top of first ch-3.

seems like there should be another tr between the last 2tr and the joining with a ss – I have an open stitch and it would balance the other side of the heel. I guess I’ll see how it goes in future rounds! Thanks for posting this free pattern – they are so cute!

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LInda February 13, 2013 at 7:55am

I so want to make these but I really don’t know where to begin. I have tried but im so lost im a beginner and I tried to look up the stitches on you tube but everyone goes so fast I loose myself I get frustrated and give up is there any advice you can give me thank you

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Linda February 16, 2013 at 10:09pm

Hi! Thanks so much for this adorable pattern. I made them for my granddaughter to match the little dress I knit. I just realized that I never really said “THANKS!” to the person who created this pattern. Here is a link to the pictures on Ravelry. Looking forward to more cute patterns like this one (please!).
http://www.ravelry.com/projects/lindajm/flower-power-baby-sandal

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Eva February 19, 2013 at 5:06pm

lol just decoded your pattern into U>S> wording and I love it. Already had two people begging for me to make them for their girls. Thanks for your pattern!!

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Camille February 20, 2013 at 7:12am

Seeing these adorable little shoes is what inspired me to start crocheting in the first place.. it is the only reason I learned LOL. After practicing on some granny squares and looking up a couple you tube videos I was able to make these shoes for my little girl who will be born soon :D They turned out SOOOO perfect and cute! Thank you so much for the pattern! :)

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Naomi February 20, 2013 at 11:14am

I’m so glad to have inspired you to learn something new! Thankyou for commenting!xx

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Renee February 27, 2013 at 7:42pm

Hi Naomi,
thank you for the beautiful pattern. I have started a crochet club in memory of my sister Teal Denise Reynolds. she passed away from Breast cnacer. She loved to crochet and would donate to to the nursey at the hospital where she lived at in Belmont , NH to make sure every newborn had an outfit to wear home from the hospital. So i decided to start this club to send items up to the hospital in her memory. i am always looking for new and easy patterns and loved your. I will keep you updated on our progress. Our goal is to send at least 10 items there each month.
Keep up the good work.
Renee

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Luciana March 1, 2013 at 10:36pm

Ola, amei esta sandalia e faço sapatinhos para vender, uma amiga minha viu esta foto e quer uma mas não estou conseguindo entender a receita, vc não teria um grafico desenhado ou a tradução dos pontos para o portugues? Ficaria muito grata.

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mama March 6, 2013 at 1:06am

Thank you very much for sharing. It was very kind of you

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sajiko March 7, 2013 at 8:34am

i love this…i want to make this….but i dnt understand it :( …. i need tutorial

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jia March 7, 2013 at 1:54pm

Hey,
When i first saw your baby foots with these cute sandals…i thought who would be the person that created such a beautiful sandals out of crochet…i searched and searched but could not find the pattern..after so many days of searching about baby sandals and booties i found your website…and believe me only because of your this sandal picture i started crocheting…and now completely addicted…thanx for sharing your pattern…my sandal is almost complete ..thanx again

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Naomi March 7, 2013 at 11:04pm

Hi Jia, Thankyou! I’m so glad I’ve inspired you to take up crochet, it’s wonderful isn’t it :) xx

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Rosa March 13, 2013 at 10:59pm

Hi! i love this pattern, sooo sweet! you can find my sandals at http://arrosambmango.blogspot.com.es/ i hope the mum loves them as much as i do!

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Debbie March 19, 2013 at 4:56pm

I am going to make a pair for my brand new neice.. Thank you so much they are so adorable… :)

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Brenda March 23, 2013 at 7:39pm

Where do you start the second color on the heel position, at the top or bottom? I’m a little new to this, it’s hard to tell from the picture, it looks like it is at the top of the heel in one picture, and around the edge in anoyher.

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Naomi March 23, 2013 at 7:54pm

Hi Brenda,
The second colour runs around the very top edge of the heel, not around the sole. Hope that helps! xx

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Jamie March 24, 2013 at 9:04pm

you should definately make a youtube video for these!

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Wendy June 6, 2013 at 9:20pm

Oh yes, please make a youtube video. I had to fudge a few things because I’m a knitter, not a crocheter. I’m quite certain I’d do better with a video. For my practice sandal, it looks like it could fit a 4 year old ;)

I can’t believe how quick these crochet up!

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Juanita March 24, 2013 at 9:11pm

These are the cutest little sandals, I am going to make so many as I have friends that have just had babies. I am also going to make them in brown and put a car button on them for a boy. thank you so much. It is so sad that people will do anything for a buck. I promise you this I will not re-post or try to sell your pattern. again thank you

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Debbie March 25, 2013 at 12:10am

Thank you Naomi. The sandals came out adorable! Your pattern was so easy to follow.

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tonyia March 25, 2013 at 4:35pm

im going to try this they are sooo prety thanks for the pattern

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Stacy March 27, 2013 at 6:50pm

They came out great! Thank you so much!

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Amanda March 31, 2013 at 12:22am

Thank you so much for this pattern! This was my first pair of sandals and my second pattern ever and it was super easy to follow!!! SN: My sandals turned out to be a size 5/6 and I used a size 4 worsted yarn with a 3.75mm hook.

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dwisoca April 2, 2013 at 9:28am

I really……really loved your pattern and i already one for a gift and since a lot of my friends requested it so i intended to sell it. it’s that ok……… thanks alot

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Sue April 2, 2013 at 2:20pm

How gorgeous are these. I sat and made one in scrap yarn last night. Today I went to my local wool shop and bought lime green and tango orange cotton, I’m going to make my granddaughter, Emily a pair for her holidays in a few weeks time. Could they be made any larger just in case?!…….

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melissa April 3, 2013 at 2:02am

Hey Naomi :O) I made these about a year ago and they came out so cute! I have just gotten model pic’s of them back for my shop, come take a look! I will be making lots more, thanks so much!

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.441564085921306.1073741847.305916286152754&type=1

Melissa <3

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Sue L April 3, 2013 at 5:48am

Gorgeous, making a pair for my granddaughter. Is there a way to make them bigger? Thank you x

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Anne G April 6, 2013 at 4:37pm

Hi,
They’re so cute that I’ve made one pair. You can see a picture on my facebook page .
Thank you

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cr%C3%A9a-crochet/496843637006483?ref=tn_tnmn

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Paula White April 9, 2013 at 6:44pm

Thank you sooo much for this gorgeous pattern!! i spotted these on pinterest and loved them and had to make them!! Very talented lady! xx

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Carrie April 11, 2013 at 6:08am

Cute, Cute, Cute…Thank-you so much for sharing the pattern!! I can’t wait to make them. :)

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Lori Pilant April 15, 2013 at 5:01am

Loved the cute sandals. Have printed the pattern to try them. Thanks for posting.

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ANUM ZAHID April 23, 2013 at 4:54pm

can you please tell …would this size be ok fro 5 month kid

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Naomi April 26, 2013 at 3:02pm

The sandals are for 0-6 months, so yes it should be fine :)

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Toni April 24, 2013 at 9:27pm

I was wondering if i could post ur pic to my facebook page i come frome a family where everyone crochets and is it ok to pass along ur link as well?

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Naomi April 26, 2013 at 3:09pm

Hi Toni, you are of course welcome to pass along a link to my site but I prefer my photos not to be used by others, I’ve been having some problems in this area. Thanks for your understanding :) xxx

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Zury April 26, 2013 at 3:57pm

I’m so confused! I’m starting the heel but I just don’t get it. :( any help?

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Arlene McManus May 1, 2013 at 4:41pm

So I made these sandals…they came out too big.. not sure if my stitch was too loose… I tried to take the entire pattern and translate it lol to American…. before I made them… still came out a bit big. I think it was my stitch or needle size… Anyhow my website has the link to the sandals that I made… I put a button… I could not figure out the bobble.

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Julia May 2, 2013 at 4:48pm

My daughters is 8 months and her shoe size is sometimes between 0-3 to 3-6. When I made the sole part for the pattern, I have a whole inch on the sole that is to big for her foot. I’m not really sure what to do because her foot is so small :(
Should I continue with the pattern or should I just try to use a smaller hook size to shrink the pattern down?

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Julia May 2, 2013 at 6:47pm

Okay so I am using a 3.25 sized hook and that got me to 11 cm…… not really sure why my other one was turning out so big because I was using the 3.55 sized hook you recommended but I figured it out :)

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Naomi May 2, 2013 at 7:53pm

Hi Julia,

I’m sorry you’ve been having some problems, I use a 3.5mm hook and that gives me an 11cm sandal. It could be the yarn weight is different or that your tension when you crochet is considerably looser than mine. I’m glad you’ve figured it out though! :)

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Madeline May 3, 2013 at 11:18pm

Hi Naomi, really love this pattern, I’m going to attempt to make them for my baby girl. Just one question on R1 when you say “Working back along the other side of the chains” after the 3 htr on the last 2 CH, what do you mean? If I sound ignorant it’s because I’m new to crocheting. I’m not sure if you mean I need to turn my work or what exactly. Sorry… Thanks again!

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Cassie May 4, 2013 at 6:43pm

Hi! I made these today and they are adorable! However, mine were huge. I don’t have a daughter, but I used my son as my model, and they were way too big on him. I wonder why?

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Feddi May 7, 2013 at 5:27pm

Thank you, your baby shoes are wonderful!

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marj May 9, 2013 at 2:46am

I made my first pair using your pattern and its owesome nd cute for my newborn and im planning to make more pair in diff. Color thanks to you.

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Nguyet Dang May 18, 2013 at 1:30am

At last, I found it. I’m a beginner in crochet and I’ve been looking for this pattern since I had seen the photo of your cute sandals. I saw it on some other sites where they sell the pattern. Thank you so much for sharing this.

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Naomi May 19, 2013 at 6:04pm

Thankyou! I would be very interested in the links to sites selling my pattern if you could pass them on. Thanks xxx

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swathi May 24, 2013 at 4:47pm

would be great if u can tell how many stitches should be there at the end of each row. :)

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Ellen M May 25, 2013 at 8:16pm

Hi there,

Flower
R1: Using first yarn make a magic circle, 2ch, 6dc into magic circle.

6dc into first chain?

Thank you!

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Ellen M May 25, 2013 at 8:32pm

Hello again,

Never mind. I got it! (The Magic Ring …) Love that name.

Sandals coming along!

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Dianna May 29, 2013 at 6:44pm

Hi, My name is Dianna

I have two girls ones three, and the others is 17 months. How can I make them both a pair of these sandles? How do you add to the length of the sandels?
Thank you!
- Dianna.

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Adri May 29, 2013 at 7:45pm

I want to make some of these for my ten month old, any suggestions on how to increase the size of these without changing the proportions/shape?

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Priscilla Fries June 2, 2013 at 10:20am

I love these. I would love to knit some up for our layette program. Can I print them ? How?

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Naomi June 6, 2013 at 9:20am

Hi Priscilla, you can print my pattern for personal use. I don’t have a print function so you will need to copy & paste into a word processor to print it out. Thanks, Naomi :)

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Karen June 6, 2013 at 12:35am

so cute! I love that these sandals do not go between baby’s toes and rub that delicate skin. Can’t wait to get started :)

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Farida June 6, 2013 at 8:27am

Hi thanks for the free pattern…I just love them..i will try them..

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Marissa June 7, 2013 at 5:09pm

Hello. I’m a little confused as to what you mean by when you were listing the stitches it says “Double crochet (single crochet)

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Naomi June 7, 2013 at 6:51pm

Hi Marissa, It is the same stitch called different things in the UK & USA. I write in UK terms where there is no such thing as a single crochet it is called a double crochet, so if you use USA terms everywhere my pattern refers to double crochet (dc) you need a single crochet (sc). Does that help? x

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Dina June 8, 2013 at 2:57am

I am still a beginner, so this pattern was a little difficult but I did it! It would just have been a little easier to have pictures along the way :)

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Naomi June 8, 2013 at 8:40am

I’m glad you did it Dina! I am working on the photo tutorial as we speak!

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Ashley June 9, 2013 at 12:16pm

Hi Naomi! I’m a beginner and there are a few spots i am having some trouble with and the are basics. is there a website that has good instructions on fastening off, sewing, finishing a row, and attaching. I do great with the beginning of each round and the middle is fine is just the trans. between each part i am having trouble with that is throwing me off a little.

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Maria June 12, 2013 at 7:31pm

Thank you for the pattern. It is so cute. I am working on a pair for my newest granddaughter. My question is: On row 7 at the point of, *1 dc in next 2 sts, ss in next st*. Should the dc’s be stitched into the back loops of the sts?
I looked at your pictures and that is what it looks like. I did it according to the pattern and it did not look the same. So I stitched in the back loops and it does look like the picture. And it makes the tr stitches pop better.
Again thank you.

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Naomi June 13, 2013 at 2:34pm

Hi Maria, I’m glad you like the pattern! I do actually stitch through both loops as you would normally and that’s what I have done in the photos too but if you think it looks better just using the back loops then definitely do that! :)

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mara June 14, 2013 at 4:51pm

The sandals are so beautiful, wish I knew how to crochet. I can make a chain, but that’s about it.

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debbi June 15, 2013 at 6:09am

Hi, I am having a small problem with making the flowers. I am not quite sure what a magic circle is.Can you explain.

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Naomi June 20, 2013 at 8:31pm

Hi Debbi,

A magic circle is also known as an adjustable ring. This is a pretty good tutorial on how to start http://www.planetjune.com/blog/tutorials/magic-ring-right-handed/ Hope it helps!

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Ali June 20, 2013 at 5:35pm

I would love to buy some, how do I go about that?

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Naomi June 20, 2013 at 6:18pm

Hi Ali, I’ll send you an email with all the details :) xx

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Eva June 20, 2013 at 6:36pm

I would LOVE to purchase a pair of these from you – would you send me the info as to how to order them online?

thanks – you do an outstanding job- these are just too adorable!♥♥My nephew is going to have his first child in August (girl!!!) and I would love to give he and his wife this precious pair of sandals.

Thanks!

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Naomi June 20, 2013 at 8:32pm

Hi Eva,

Thankyou! I will send you an email with the details :) xx

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Pam Taylor June 20, 2013 at 6:36pm

I would love to purchase a pair of these. I have a granddaughter coming in a week or so…Can i please buy a pair?

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Naomi June 20, 2013 at 8:35pm

Hi Pam,
Of course, I’ll email you with the details :) xxx

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Chris June 20, 2013 at 11:10pm

Thank you so much for this pattern ..its beautiful.. thanks again <3

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STACEY June 21, 2013 at 7:08am

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW TO BUY SOME FOR MY NEW GRANDBABY…..THANK YOU!!!!

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Jamie June 21, 2013 at 7:42pm

Thank you so much for making this beautiful pattern free. I will be posting s pic with a link to your site shortly!

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Terri June 22, 2013 at 3:56am

These are so adorable. I am saving the pattern so the next time I’m blessed with a granddaughter.

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Brian June 26, 2013 at 1:15am

I have two new baby nieces and would be interested in purchasing two pairs of the sandals if possible. My sisters would love them….

Thanks

Brian

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bharathi mahesh June 30, 2013 at 6:29am

Hi Naomi, I’m a beginner … My 1st project was a poncho for my one year old n now want 2 make this lovely sandals for her. But this is my 1st… and d size is for 0-6months, How do I do d same for my daughter?

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Naomi July 1, 2013 at 9:17pm

Hi Bharathi, I haven’t written a pattern for a 1 year old size yet I’m afraid, I have concerns over how much support they would offer a new walker! Sorry! xx

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Deb July 2, 2013 at 2:28am

T would love to buy a couple of pairs, please e mail me if this can be done by aug 6th
Thank you

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Naomi July 2, 2013 at 4:18pm

Hi Deb, Absolutely, I have just emailed you :) x

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Abygael July 2, 2013 at 2:49am

I would lIke to purchase a pair or two I have 3 mo or text me info to 979/250/3032

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Naomi July 2, 2013 at 4:18pm

Hi Abygael, I have just emailed you the info :) x

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Marianne July 5, 2013 at 8:28am

Hi there

I would like to ask your permission to do a Danish translation of your pattern with full credit :)

Kind regards
Marianne Topping

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Naomi July 5, 2013 at 2:45pm

Hi Marianne,

You are welcome to do a Danish translation as long as the pattern and any photos are all properly credited and linked back here. Thankyou for asking :)
Naomi xx

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Rachel Solis July 14, 2013 at 3:59am

Do you have the pattern for a larger size? My niece is 10 months old and I would love to make these for her. She has Krabbe disease and does not walk or crawl so I wanted to make something soft for her feet. Thank you.

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Naomi July 14, 2013 at 10:00pm

Hi Rachel, I don’t have a changed pattern for bigger sizes at the moment sorry. All I can tell you is that when I use a bigger hook (a 4mm) it gives me a sandal for approx. 6-9months, it is possible these might fit a 10 month old too but past that point I think the dimensions need to change slightly and I haven’t written this out yet!

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Asther Uy July 18, 2013 at 4:22am

Hello Naomi,

My sister-in-law showed me the picture of this sandals and said it’s so cute only she don’t have a baby. To my surprise I found the pattern and it’s for free! Now she needs to have a baby coz I can definitely make this for her.

Thanks

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madison July 18, 2013 at 6:41pm

Are these for 6 month old babies. Cause I’m making the soles for them and they look a little on the big side.

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madison July 18, 2013 at 6:45pm

is there any way to make them smaller?

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Naomi July 18, 2013 at 9:30pm

Hi Madison,
They are sized approx for 6 month olds yes (11cm). However we all crochet differently so if yours are coming up big I’d recommend using a smaller 3mm hook instead :) Hope this helps!
Naomi xx

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judi July 20, 2013 at 6:16pm

thank you for sharing this… I plan to try it very soon.

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Shakina August 7, 2013 at 9:28am

Hi, I loved ur work.. I used your base and created these sandals for my one year old.. thank u so much i love these

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Shakina August 7, 2013 at 12:48pm

I made these but modified a bit so that it stays in my one year old’s legs.. u can find the photos in my fb page.. link below..
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10201872479602409&set=pcb.10201872484802539&type=1&theater

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Elizabeth - USA August 9, 2013 at 7:28pm

These are just adorable!! I was wondering how i could modify the pattern for a 9/10 mo baby. I would need the sandal just slightly longer and wider. Should i go up a larger hook size or is there a better way? Thank you so much :-)

Elizabeth

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Naomi August 10, 2013 at 9:01am

Hi Elizabeth,

For a 9-10 mo I would start by trying a 4mm hook, as it stands I think increasing the hook size is the best way to size up as long as your not increasing too far.
Hope they come out ok :)
Naomi xx

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Crafty Gardener August 9, 2013 at 7:44pm

I recently made some of your adorable little sandals for our granddaughter. Thanks for sharing the pattern.

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Abbey August 10, 2013 at 3:35am

Hello there!
I am putting together a weekly series of free crochet patterns for baby items on our blog, The Firefly Hook, and I would love to feature your pattern. Our readers would click on a link which would bring them directly them to your site, and these sandals. Let me know if that’s okay.

Warmly,
Abbey (for The Firefly Hook)

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Naomi August 10, 2013 at 9:21am

Hi Abbey,

I would love to have my sandals featured on The Firefly Hook, thankyou! I’ve just been browsing over your blog and it looks great!

Naomi x

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Abbey August 11, 2013 at 5:41am

Hey Naomi,
Wonderful! I will let you know when it posts in a few weeks.

Thanks!
Abbey

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abbi August 10, 2013 at 7:08pm

Thank you so much for your delightful pattern. My niece has asked me to make some , the first pair are finished, and they will be travelling abroad to her home where I know they will create much excitement.
I found your pattern easy but did do a trial run so that I could resolve any mistakes – and they were mine, not yours.
Second pair to be started next! Thanks again. Abbi

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Naomi August 10, 2013 at 10:44pm

So pleased you like the pattern and are having success with it! xx

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Sandi August 15, 2013 at 8:43pm

What is a magic circle? How do I make it for the flower?

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Naomi August 19, 2013 at 9:06am

Hi Sandi,

A magic circle is also known as an adjustable ring. This is a pretty good tutorial on how to start http://www.planetjune.com/blog/tutorials/magic-ring-right-handed/ Hope it helps!

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Jennifer September 2, 2013 at 5:49am

I just love your blog and have made me an instant reader! I am in love with these sandals and I cannot wait to make them for all the little girls in my world! Please come check out my blog!

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Abbey September 10, 2013 at 4:46pm

You’ve been featured!
http://thefireflyhook.wordpress.com/2013/09/06/free-pattern-friday-todays-pattern-shoes-and-sandals/
Thanks for sharing your lovely design with us!
-Abbey

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Ally September 16, 2013 at 7:02am

Hi, This is a lovely pattern but I am a little confused . You say start with 14 chain but that doesnt work do you mean 17 chain or am I missing something ? Im an Aussie and use UK terms although I am adapt with US terms . I am also a beginner . Love the sandals :-)

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Naomi September 16, 2013 at 2:38pm

Hi Ally,

It’s definitely 14 chains to start and then two double crochets (US:single crochet) in the second chain from the hook. Have you looked at the photo tutorial? If not take a peek and see if it helps clarify things for you :) http://www.lovelylittlelife.org/2013/06/flower-power-baby-sandals-the-tutorial/

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Barbara Neuendorff September 27, 2013 at 6:49pm

Love all the booties in the picture. Is it possible to purchase the patterns to all of them?

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Helen Heynike October 28, 2013 at 8:30pm

Hi Thank you for writing the pattern according to British crochet terms. I live in SA and we go according to these. I have previously converted patterns but it makes it so much easier not to have to. I am about to try your pattern for my second pair of baby sandals. Thank you once again Helen

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Jas November 4, 2013 at 9:54pm

This is cute for the right shoe, but, now what about the left one?

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Grace Ward January 7, 2014 at 1:03pm

Hello Naomi

I love the sandles and wondered whether I could buy a pair from you?

Grace

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jessica Mercado January 10, 2014 at 4:57pm

I am brand new at crocheting and I’m not sure what this means ” Working back along the other side the chains”. Is that the same thing as turning? I think what throws me off is the “other side”.
Thanks for your patience with me :-)

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Naomi January 12, 2014 at 3:05pm

Hi Jessica,
This is not the same as turning, if you were to turn the work you would be creating your new stitches in the stitches you just made. I mean for you to continue working into the original length of chains, please have a look at my photo tutorial as hopefully it will clarify it for you! http://www.lovelylittlelife.org/2013/06/flower-power-baby-sandals-the-tutorial/

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Jan February 5, 2014 at 12:55pm

Hi Naomi, just found your site of baby slippers. Printed the flower power baby sandals, but am unable to get the rest of the patterns on that site. Could you direct me back to that site, so I can get the rest of your adorable patterns? Thankyou, Jan from USA

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Naomi February 5, 2014 at 5:02pm

Hi Jan,

This is my only pattern for baby sandals. Quite often it is included in other blog round-ups of crochet baby sandal patterns but as there have been a number I have no way of telling which may have led you here!
That said… The most recent to include my pattern was HERE so perhaps this will be the one or at least similar to the one you have lost?!
I hope that helps and thanks for stopping by!
Naomi x

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kathy March 8, 2014 at 9:49am

bonjour, super les chaussons
y a t’il une vidéo

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Karisa March 12, 2014 at 11:10pm

Such a cute pattern, I finally found the time to sit down and work it. I am stuck on the bobble button part. It wasn’t included in the picture tutorial, a button was used instead, but I thought the bobble button was cute and wanted to learn how to do it. Would you happen to have a photo tutorial or a link to a helpful video? It doesn’t seem to come out correctly when I do it.

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Gigi March 29, 2014 at 12:56am

Are you still willing to make and sale??

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Marie April 6, 2014 at 8:39pm

Hi love these sandals for my friends little girl what is confusing me is when I started the left sandal the bottom didn’t look the same as the right sandal is there any way of getting them the same bottoms xxx

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Naomi April 19, 2014 at 1:19pm

Hi Marie, I’m not sure why that is there is not a left or right, it is a straight sole as tiny baby feet need no curvature. They really ought to be exactly the same, sorry I can’t be more help! xxx

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kalya April 13, 2014 at 11:10am

Fantastic pattern . I found it easy to follow. THANKS ♥

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Amanda April 25, 2014 at 6:00pm

Beautiful sandal pattern! I featured them in a round-up at MNE Crafts! – http://www.mnecrafts.com/2014/04/10-free-patterns-sandals.html

Thanks for your beautiful pattern!

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Heather May 3, 2014 at 11:18pm

I just made one of the pair today for my daughter to wear for a special function. I love them!

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Sharlene May 19, 2014 at 3:58pm

Thank you so much for posting this pattern. I’ve been looking for sandal booties for some time now. You will never now how much I appreciate this. Now my granddaughters will have feet everyone will talk about.

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Amanda W May 24, 2014 at 3:19pm

I have a daughter that I would like to have some of these for but she is 2 can these be made for bigger kids or just babies?

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Naomi June 3, 2014 at 10:03am

Hi Amanda, I’m afraid I have never made these sandals up to that size, they really are just baby sandals. An extra round could be worked out to increase the size but you would also need to add something to the sole for grip for little walkers, and at this time I haven’t done it myself.
Sorry not to be of more help! Naomi xx

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Cheryl May 27, 2014 at 1:47am

LOVE these sandals. My niece just had her first baby in April and I want a pair of these for her (size 3-6 months). Would you be able to make me a pair in white with a light pink flower? Please tell me how to go about ordering this. Thank you.

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Naomi June 3, 2014 at 10:05am

Hi Cheryl, Thankyou for enquiring! I will email you the details on ordering to the address you have given :) Naomi xx

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Lee Ann June 1, 2014 at 4:01am

What a darling pattern for baby! Thank you very much! :)
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Joan Haines June 23, 2014 at 4:52am

I just made two pairs. They turned out beautifully. I don’t know how I could show you the pictures I took so you can see how cool your pattern is!!

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Naomi June 23, 2014 at 9:05am

Hi Joan, I’m so pleased! If you have a facebook account you can share your photos on the Lovely Little Life page, I’d love to see them! xxx

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Lori Ace June 28, 2014 at 9:19am

These are so cute and easy to make in minutes, thank you

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Angie August 15, 2014 at 10:09am

I would love to purchased a pair of sandals. Can you please email me. Thanks ;)

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Afeefa August 17, 2014 at 8:44pm

Hi Naomi!
I love what you’re doing , keep up the good work!! Just wondered if I could have the information to buy a pair of these beauties?
Please please let me know

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Afeefa August 18, 2014 at 1:58pm

Hi Naomi
Could you please let me know if its possible to purchase a pair of these lovelies?
Thank you!!

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Naomi July 20, 2012 at 1:23pm

Hi Brandy, I’m not sure why they are coming out too big for you. Are you translating the stitches from UK to US terminology? If you are reading teh pattern as though it written in US terms they will be bigger. xx

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Naomi June 20, 2013 at 4:26pm

Hi Tabitha, I will drop you an email aswell! :) xx

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Naomi September 9, 2013 at 1:30pm

Hi Lyn,
I’ll email you the details to order a pair :) x

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