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Gladiator Sandals always looks great on babies’ feet and this crochet gladiator sandals is no exception. The sole is worked flat, so you don’t have to worry about making soles in the round.
The gladiator is one of a kind. It’s unique and the instructions are so easy to follow. The tie straps even make it cuter
With this pattern, you can make cute baby gladiator sandals by working the soles in rows and it’s more convenient and faster than working in the round and you can be sure that your sandals will come out the same size. Heck Yeah! You won’t have to make a third sandal just to have two match up!
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3.5 mm crochet hook
Worsted weight yarn (100g of each colour)
Colour A = White
Colour B = Red
3.5 mm – 18 stitches /16 rows= 10 cm/4 inch square in Sc
Stitches (US Version):
Sc: Single Crochet
Hdc: Half double crochet
Slst: Slip stitch
- Ch 1 or 2 at the beginning of the row does not count as a stitch
- The bootie is worked flat and bottom up
- 3.5mm crochet hook is only for size 3-6 months
Row 1: 1 Sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, Mark the stitch with a stitch marker, 1 Sc in each stitch across. 28 stitches
Row 2: Ch 2, 2 Hdc in the 1st stitch, mark the very first stitch, 1 Hdc in the next 10 stitches, 2 Hdc in each of the next 6 stitches, 1 Hdc in the next 10 stitches, 2 Hdc in the last stitch. 36 stitches.
Row 3: Ch 2, 2 Hdc in the 1st stitch, mark the very first stitch, 1 Hdc in the next 34 stitches, 2 Hdc in the last stitch 38 stitches.
Make 4 soles. 2 for each sandal
Row 1: starting from either end of the sole, Slst with colour B, Ch 1, Sc in the 1st stitch, mark stitch, Sc in the next 5 stitches. 6 stitches
Row 2: Ch 2, Hdc in the first stitch, mark stitch, Hdc in the next 5 stitches 6 stitches
Row 3-7: repeat row 2
Row 8: Ch 1, Sc in the first stitch, mark stitch, Sc in the next 5 stitches 6 stitches, Ch 1 to secure, cut yarn.
Repeat row 1-8 for the other side of the sole
From the right side of the back hold, count 7 stitches, Slst in the 7th stitch with colour B, Ch 20 and Slst to the 3rd stitch from the back hole on the right side
Turn and work 1 Sc in each chain, Slst to the beginning (20 stitches)
From the left side of the back hold, count 7 stitches, Slst in the 7th stitch with colour B, Ch 20 and Slst to the 3rd stitch from the back hole on the left side. Turn and work 1 Sc in each chain, Slst to the beginning 20(20,22) stitches
Join both straps with stitch marker as shown in the picture below
From left side of the sole, Slst with colour B in the 5th stitch from the back hold and Ch 15(15,17), insert the chains through the 1st and 2nd strap as shown in the picture below.
Cut a long tail of yarn that will be enough to finish the strap, Slst to the 5th stitch from the back on the right side, turn and work 1 Sc in each stitch back to the beginning. 15 Sc
You can now remove the stitch markers
Slst to the top of the back hold and chain 46
Sc in the second chain from the hook and in each stitch across 45 stitches. Slst to the top of the 7th row of the back hold.
Repeat the 4th strap for the other side of the back hold
From the top of the 6th row of the back hold Ch 14. Slst to the 6th row on the other side.
Slst to the top of the 5th row, Sc in each chain to the other side and Slst to the top of the 5th row on the other side. 14 stitches.
Cut all the excess yarn.
With the right side facing, sew up the sole
Sew up the inner side of the back hold
Sew up the second sole
Match both soles and connect the soles round with Slst in each stitch through both soles
Work the second sandal the same way.
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