Friday, December 05, 2008


crochet crocheted baby booties


Knitted and
crochet baby booties
are a classic baby gift. You could fill a basket with matching hats, booties and mittens in complimentary colors and designs for everyday or do something special for the holidays in an Easter or Christmas theme. What mother in her right mind could remove the bow from a package and open it to find a pair of these tiny crib shoes and not be delighted?

For the price of a ball of yarn and some time spent learning to crochet you can build yourself an inventory of baby booties. There is something so calming about the smooth and easy rhythm of the crochet hook working with the thread and the finished product is fabulous.

All you have to do is search online for a free pattern in a style that you like, buy a few skeins of yarn or balls of thread and a crochet hook and you are ready to start to crochet baby booties for all the new babies in your life. Here's a good place to start your search for free crochet baby booties patterns.

Crocheted baby booties in pink for baby girls, blue for baby boys or gender neutral colors are always popular. For special friends, you may want to whip up personalized baby booties that are designed to look like Ugg boots, cowboy boots or fancy mary janes for a baby girl. Cowboy baby booties and cowgirl baby booties make excellent personalized baby gifts. Another idea for custom, crochet baby booties is to make them using yarn in mom or dad’s favorite sports team colors. A crocheted baby hat and booties set that reflects the baby’s nursery theme or a family hobby will be especially appreciated and admired by all that attend the shower.

This brings me to another topic in regard to handmade baby booties. You should not be surprised when the other mothers want to contract your services. Once you perfect your craft and you have enough cute booties on hand to cover your own needs for baby shower gifts. Why don’t you develop your own line of products and start a cottage industry that supplies other mothers and family members with unique crochet baby booties that you offer for sale at affordable prices? If the orders start to come quicker than you can knit or crochet, consider hiring some other stay at home mothers to help with the overflow of work.

Knitted and crochet baby booties never go out of style. A well made pair will not only be admired at the shower and be worn by one infant, but more than likely make its way into the baby’s keepsake box for future generations.

Return to Unique Baby Gifts Baskets, Kids Stuff and Party Ideas to see more tips on handmade baby items.


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the link to the free crochet baby patterns that are mentioned in the post. These little booties are so cute that I can't wait to make a few pair as gifts.