Baby Bobby Booties

Wow, a girl asks for kale recipes and you guys deliver. I think we could get kale every week this season and have enough recipes. We’re going to start with soup. That’s on the agenda for today although I think I’ll make the soup, taste it, then freeze it because we’re in the midst of a heat wave here — 101′ predicted for today. We had a crazy busy weekend culminating in dinner at our house last night for 13 people followed by Katie’s choir concert at church. There’s nothing cuter than a whole bunch of little kids singing with hand motions.

Baby Bobby Moc-a-Soc

The weekend started with a baby shower for my sister-in-law, Nicole. My first nephew is expected to make his appearance in early July. I knit these baby booties for him to wear once he gets here. The pattern is by Bekah Knits and there is an a adorable baby girl version where the moccasins are mary janes. One of Nicole’s friends couldn’t believe I made them — apparently the friend knits, but only scarves — and Nicole said, Yeah, she can make real stuff that you wear. I mean she made me a sweater for Christmas and I’ve really worn it. Totally cracked me up.

Moc-a-Soc Detail

Baby Bobby Moc-a-Soc
Pattern: Baby Moc-a-Soc by Bekah Knits
Yarn: Dalegarn Baby Ull and Jaeger Matchmaker Merino DK
Yardage: less than one 180 yard skein of the Baby Ull, and less that one 130 yard skein of the Merino DK
Needles: US size 2
Size : 0-6 months
Modifications: n/a

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6 Responses to “Baby Bobby Booties”


  1. 1 erin June 9, 2008 at 9:35 pm

    those are so cute! i have a nephew coming in july – that might be the perfect thing to make.

    oh – my neighbor baked kale with a bit of olive oil and salt like chips. the kids devoured them. email me if you want more details.

  2. 2 amandajean June 9, 2008 at 10:10 pm

    those are great little booties! and hurray for sweaters that get worn. 🙂

    katie is soooooo cute doing her hand motions.

  3. 3 TD wool design June 10, 2008 at 8:07 am

    really adorable. i think they are the cutest i’ve seen.
    i love your color choice too 🙂

  4. 4 martha June 10, 2008 at 9:59 pm

    cute:) aren’t baby booties the most fun thing to knit?

  5. 5 Melanie June 11, 2008 at 11:35 am

    Those are darling! I’ve never seen that pattern before. I. Must. Have. It.

    Scarf knitters – you just gotta love ’em. LOL

  6. 6 Sonya June 11, 2008 at 11:35 pm

    Those booties are adorable. I especially love the shaping in the front. And I love Matchmaker. So squishy soft.


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