fits foot (approx) 8(9.5) cms / 3(4) ins
St/s - stitch/es
dc - double crochet (US Single crochet)
slst - slip stitch
tr - treble (US - double crochet)
htr - half treble
sp - space
dec - decrease (insert hook and draw up a loop, insert hook again into next stitch, draw up another loop, 2 loop on hook, draw through both loops.)
inc - increase ( work 2 dc into one st)
Sole is work in rounds not rows.
Using 3.5mm crochet hook (US E-4)(UK 9) and make 8(12) ch.
1st round - last 2ch count as 1tr, 3tr in 3rd chain chain from hook,*1tr in each following ch for the next 4(8) sts*, 7tr in last ch, rep * to *, 3tr in next ch, join with sl st to 2nd ch of beginning 2ch. 22(30) sts.
2nd round - ch 3(count as 1tr),1tr in same sp, 4tr in next st, * 1tr in each following st for the next 8(12) sts*, 4tr in next st, 3tr in next st, 4tr in the next st, rep * to *, 4tr in the next st, 1tr in same space as beginning 3ch, join with sl st to 3rd ch of beginning 3ch. 38(46) sts.
fasten off if want to change another color.
Note : This is now centre back of sole, mark with stitch maker or exess yarn.
Note : 1st round only worked tbl (through back of loop / stitch)
1st round - 1ch(count as 1dc), 1dc in each st for next 14(18) sts, 2dc in next st, 1dc in each st for next 2st, 2dc in next st, 1dc in each st for next 13(17) st, join with sl st to 1st ch of beginning 1ch. 42(50) sts.
2nd round - 1ch (count as 1dc), 1dc in each st, join with sl st to 1st ch of beginning 1 ch.
3rd round - 3ch (counts as 1dc), 1tr in each st for next 16(20) sts, tr2tog 5 times, 1tr in each st for next 15(19) sts. join with sl st to 3rd ch of beginning 3ch. 37(45) sts.
4th round - 1ch (counts as 1dc), 1dc in each st for next 12(16) st, *dc2tog, 1dc, dc2tog*, 1dc in each st for next 3st, rep * to *, 1dc in each st for next 11(41) sts.
5th round - change yarn color, 1dc in each st for next 10(14) sts, 1htr, * tr2tog, 1tr* 3 times, tr2tog,1htr, 1dc in each st for next 9(13) sts, join with sl st to 1st ch of beginning 1ch. end
BOOTEE STRAP - strap is using rows not rounds.
Mark 6(10) sts each side of center back st along top bootee edge.
7ch, sl st into 1st ch to form ring, 8(12) ch,(with toe facing) 1 dc into marked st on left side facing, 1dc in each following st to next marked st, 1dc in market, 15(19) ch, turn, sl st into 7th ch from hook to form ring, 1dc in each ch, 1dc in each st back to first ring. end
Using yarn needle sew in all loose ends inside bootee and on bootee straps. Using coordinating yarn sew on buttons below colored edging. Cross strap and mark position first.