Bethany’s Baby Booties~Expanded 3/20

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adorable…even on the bottom!

Aren’t they SOOO cute?!!

I’ve already gotten 3 requests to knit these babies up in assorted colors for people at my work…I even got to try them on a real live baby, and they fit just perfect!  (she was about 2.5 months)

But the real reason I’m knitting up little baby booties is to begin our Loom Knitter’s Clique “Online Classes Club”!  These will be held at the Gettin’ It Pegged Chat Clique, that you can join here.  This first class (series, I’m thinking) will be free!…and most thereafter, for that matter.  ;)

Hmmm…what could it be? …the only thing you need that maybe not everyone has at the moment, is a loom capable of knitting in a fine gauge. 

The one I used on the booties above is from Decor Accents and can be found here.  But any fine gauge loom will do.

I would like to get a feeling for how many people would be interested in joining this project class in April…could you please leave a comment on this post to let me know?  Thanks so much!  This should be a fun looming endeavor!  :) 

Bethany~

PS: EDIT!!  To join the class, just click on the link above to join the Gettin’ It Pegged…loom knitter’s chat clique, which was started just for the purpose of holding classes…and occasionally contests, etc! ;)

Also, I’ve gotten a lot of requests about whether or not it’s okay to use an Extra Fine Gauge loom for these little cuties…the answer is…Of Course! :)  You just need to do a little swatch and adjust the pattern as necessary…these knitted up at 11 stitches for every 2 inches using #4 Cotton Ease by Lion Brand yarn.

Also, this project is knit in a flat panel, so the loom just needs to have at least 40 pegs…more as needed for EFG looms  ;)

And Everyone…Thanks a Bunch for your wonderful comments, and willingness to loom along with me…Stay tuned for more details as I work out all the kinks in the process…and don’t forget to comment here so I can keep a good count…Thanks!!!

PPS: EDIT 10/01/09I’ve gotten so many responses to this particular post about the booties from folks that haven’t had a chance to read the other posts about the creation of these little babies…particularly about the pattern being available for sale in the Peggin’ Pages here…just scroll down until you see them. ;)  Enjoy!

Bethany~

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34 Responses to Bethany’s Baby Booties~Expanded 3/20

  1. The baby booties are absolutely adorable. Will you only be teaching on a chat, I’m not able to participate because my email is at work and I don’t have time at home in the evening. Will you be teaching it at the Deccor Accents yahoo group?

    Kathy-Maine

  2. isela says:

    Those are adorable. It makes me want to have another baby (almost, lol)

  3. karen says:

    those are sooo cute. I have a fine gauge wonderloom will this work? I also have the EFG sock loom. I really would like to try these.

  4. robinlmccoy says:

    I am in! I am sooooo in!!!!!!! But, I have an EFG….will it still work? I sure hope so b/c those are the sweetest booties I have ever seen in my LIFE! :D Seriously! :P

  5. Judith says:

    I love these and would definitely be interested in a class.

  6. Stephanie says:

    Bethany~

    These are sooo cute. I would love to take the class depending on when it is. My FG mini wonderloom is ready!

    Stephanie

  7. Jeannette Pirkle says:

    I love these booties. I only have the EFG loom so far and the regular gauge looms. I just ordered the AJAL in the fine gauge and it will be here the last week of April. If you teach this class may I watch or use the EFG to test it out until my fine gauge comes?

  8. Ann says:

    Count me in, please

  9. MeMe says:

    I would love to be counted in the class, and I do have the looms…thanks for posting and offering the class. I LOVE the booties!!

    MeMe

  10. guppylovesshark says:

    Cutie Patootie Baby Booties!!! I love them. I would like to make some but I have EFG rather than FG. Maybe I could make little ones for the dollies that live around here?

  11. Brittany says:

    I would love to take the class for these when you offer it.

    Thanks

  12. Brenda GA says:

    OMG!! These are just the cutiest (in the words of Noggin TV) little things I’ve ever seen. I just might have to give those a try.

  13. Karen says:

    Too cute! My baby’s tootsies are too big for them though ;-( makes me wish they were still that little. Great job!

  14. Dorine says:

    Hardly can wait ,till class is starting.
    Now I am going to make a swatch.

  15. Denise says:

    Those are ovary aching cute! hehehe
    Count me in!

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  17. Lisa Anderson says:

    Yep count me in! This is PERFECT timing as I have to knit a pair (or more) for a friends baby who is due May 15th! Just got the baby blanket done for him. Yep its a boy! Also my sister’s baby #2 is due June 16th!! We don’t know if its a boy or girl yet. So this came at the perfect time as I was just looking at bootie patterns and then saw this announcement so I will be choosing these for the perfect booties for them!! Thanks a million! LOVE all your patterns. I want to buy some very soon (again). Maybe in april. Humm, have to see the budget I guess. Hate that dreded word! LOL

    Lisa

  18. Marsha Wells (upstate SC) says:

    I would love to get in on the class! I am expecting my first grandchild (grandson) in about 4 weeks! Let me know where to sign up. I have the same loom you do.

    Thanks!
    Marsha

  19. June says:

    Oh YES PLEASE!

    They are sooooo adorable!

    Thanx!

    June

  20. Annette says:

    I plan on joining in. These are very cute booties and would love to learn how to make some of these. I am looking forward to the class! :)
    Annette

  21. Linda Pagel says:

    I love these booties. I saw a similar pattern that is knitted, but I am so slow with knitting needles. I’m really excited about loom knitting these. I have a 9″ extra fine gauge loom, but haven’t used it yet. I guess this is a good opportunity to try it. I’ve applied for membership at the Clique group. Linda

  22. soulignymk says:

    Missed you class, but would really appreciate the pattern if it’s available. Marlene

  23. Guadalupe Andrade says:

    I want to make the booties for my sister in law… she is due in June. Do you have the pattern.. I just found your site today… almost a year too late for the class. I am new to llom knitting just have the kniffty knitters been working on them for about a month.

    I think I have found my hobby.

    Please let me know where I can find the fine gauge loom and pattern for your booties.

    Most appreciative, Lupe

  24. sheene says:

    i am soooo in love with your booties i tried crocheting them!! hihi they are soooo adorable.. i made one for my new cousin who is still in the hospital with his mom.. he just got out about 3pm today March 26, Manila time.. :) here’s a link to my post.. :) http://sheenedy.blogspot.com/2009/03/bethanys-baby-booties-inspired.html

  25. Amy says:

    I so need help making these. I tried them but I really need help. will you be holding another tutorial?

  26. margo says:

    hello can u please post the pattern for these booties they r adorablethx .

  27. Damaris Ogwayo says:

    I’ve seen them they are great. If possible may i get the pattern? I would be greatful, thanks in advance.

  28. Diane Mason says:

    I just discovered your very cute booties and would love to have the pattern and directions on how to make them. Are you still giving classes? Please let me know. Thank you very much!

    Diane

  29. gettinitpegged says:

    Hi, Dianne! :)

    I just wanted to let you know that the booties pattern is available for sale on my blog on the Peggin’ Pages section…just scroll down until you find them. ;)

    http://gettinitpegged.com/

    As for classes…occasionally these babies come around to the groups, but currently I don’t know of any specific plans to hold a class on them.? That having been said, I have a yahoo group which is dedicated mostly to creating the projects that you can find here at my website.? It’s a great place to get info and answers on any of these projects.? The link is here:??http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GettinItPegged/? I hope you can join us soon! :)

    Have a great weekend!

    Bethany~

  30. Diane Mason says:

    May I please have a copy of your pattern for the really cute baby booties. Are they for sell?

    Thank you.

  31. Leslie says:

    These are so cute. Do you sell these? I do not knit, but would love to send my great niece a pair. Please let me know.

  32. Lisa says:

    How would I be able to get my hands on a pair of these adorable little booties? I have been shopping around and these are the cutest! Are they available to buy? If so, I would love a pair – or two or three…..

  33. Adrian Rivera says:

    hello… Im very interested in join your class and blog. please let me know how zi can do it…. thanks

    Adrian

  34. gettinitpegged says:

    Hi Adrian! :)

    The actual class dates for the booties have past, but we continually offer help and encouragement at my Yahoo Group here: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/GettinItPegged/

    The Bethany’s Bootie pattern is available for sale at my Artfire shop here: http://www.artfire.com/modules.php?name=Shop&op=listing&product_id=2094710

    …and you can enroll in this site by clicking on the “Be in the Know” link in the right hand sidebar which lets you receive email notifications when there are fresh updates to be read! :)

    …and you can “like” us on facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/gettinitpegged

    Welcome to the Clique! :)

    Bethany~

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