BOOTIE (make 2)
Note: Toe is worked in continuous rnds. Do not join and do not turn at the ends of rnds.
With 2 strands of A held together, ch 3.
Rnd 1: 5 hdc in 3rd ch from hook (beginning ch counts as first hdc) - 6 sts.Place marker for beg of rnd. Move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 hdc in each st around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 15 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 hdc in next st, hdc in next 4 sts; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnds 5 and 6: Hdc in each st around.
Bottom and Sides
Note: Bottom and sides of Bootie are worked back and forth in rows.
Row 1: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 12 sts, leave remaining 5 sts unworked (these 5 sts are the front foot opening) - 13 sts.
Rows 2-6: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 12 sts.
Row 7: Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 3 sts, (yo, insert hook into next st, yo and draw up a loop) 5 times, yo and draw through all 11 loops on hook (decrease for heel made), hdc in next 4 sts - 9 sts.
Join Back and Shape Opening
Fold Bootie in half, matching first and last sts of Row 7; join first and last sts of Row 7 with a sl st.
Rnd 1: Sc in each st around.
Sew back seam.
With 2 strands of B held together, make a chain about 8 in (20.5 cm) long; join with sl st to center back of Bootie, sl st evenly spaced around opening edge of Bootie; join with sl st in last ch of beg ch, chain for 8 in. (20.5 cm) long. Fasten off. Repeat for other Bootie.
Weave in ends.