Here is a free pattern for the pink baby booties in the previous picture. If you want to make them larger, use a bigger hook, thicker yarn, etc. If made in sport weight yarn, and a G hook, they will fit a new baby. The sole measures 3 1/4" long.
©2006, Ellene Warren
Yarn: Art Yarns Handpaint Merino, sport weight
1 yd 1/2" ribbon
Rnd 1: Ch 15, 2dc in 3rd ch from hook, 11dc, 4dc in last ch, dc in bot of each ch, 2dc in bot of first ch, join. (30 sts) Rnd 2: Ch3, 2dc in next st, 12dc, 2dc in each of next 3 sts, 12dc, 2dc in each of next 2 sts, dc in base of ch 3, join. (39 sts)
Rnd 3: Ch1, sc in each st, join. (39 sts) Rnd 4: Ch1, sc dec, 13sc, (sc dec, 2sc) 2 times, sc dec, 13sc, sc dec, join. (36 sts) Rnd 5: Ch1, sc, sc dec, 11sc, sc dc, 4sc, sc dec, 11sc, sc dec, sc, join. (32 sts) Rnd 6: Ch1, 11sc, sc dec, (2sc, sc dec) twice, 11sc, join. (29 sts) Rnd 7: Ch1, 11sc, sc dec, 3sc, sc dec, 11sc, join. (27 sts) Rnd 8: Ch4, *sk next sc, dc, ch1. Rep from *, join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 4. Rnd 9: Ch3, *dc in ch1 sp below, dc. Rep from *, end with dc in last ch 1 sp, join. Rnd 10: *Ch5, skip next st, sc. Rep from *, join, end off.
Beginning at center front, thread ribbon through ch 1 sps from Rnd 8. Tie in bow.