Baby Bootie Blocking

Sick of reblogs lately? lol
I’m working on some baby booties and I mistakenly made my first pair half an inch short. They are made with cotton thread so I’m hoping to fix them using Hodge Podge’s tutorial here. Have you used this tutorial before? Did it work for you? What fabric were you using?

I’ll post the baby booties very soon.

HodgePodge Crochet

So, you FINALLY got around to making that perfect pair of baby booties!! Congratulations on your accomplishment! I seriously consider baby booties a right of passage for any crocheter because they test your skill set like nothing else in crochet will (except maybe mittens–but we’ll save that for another post).

In order to be successful with baby booties you not only have to make ONE absolutely perfect, but then you have to replicate that to make a SECOND shoe identical to the first. It’s not as simple as it sounds–trust me on that.

Sometimes you end up making that first shoe and things kinda go horribly wrong. Only, you don’t want to admit it to yourself (or anyone watching) so you plow on and end up with something like this:

http://hodgepodgecrochet.wordpress.com/ Baby Bootie Blocking

If your shoes look anything like these, (twisting, curling, and even if they aren’t exactly both the same length) you…

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