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 to indicate beginning 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 (counts as first hdc in this row and in all following rows), turn, hdc in next 12 sts, leave remaining 5 sts unworked (these 5 sts are the front 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. Do not fasten off.
Rnd 1: Work 8 sc evenly spaced along side edge of foot opening, sl st in space between side edge and front of opening, ch 2, hdc in next 5 hdc, ch 2, sl st in space between side edge and front of opening, work 8 sc evenly spaced along side edge to back of Bootie. Change to 2 strands of B held together.
Rnd 2:With 2 strands of B held together, sl st evenly around opening of Bootie. Fasten off.
Sew back seam.
Bow (make 2)
With 1 strand of B and leaving a long yarn tail, ch 36; join with sl st in first ch to make a loop. Fasten off and cut yarn leaving a long yarn tail.
Fold loop in half with yarn tails at the center. Tie yarn tails into an overhand knot at the center of loop to make a bow. Sew one bow to each Bootie.
Weave in ends.