Ruffled/Scalloped Boots

Another one that I was able to transfer this morning! Woohoo! These are one of my very favorites that I have come up with. I love anything full of ruffles and this one is no exception!


Ruffled/Scalloped Boots

Materials:

  • 1 Worsted Weight (4) Yarn in Main Color
  • Up to 5 Small Amounts of Worsted Weight (4) Yarn for Ruffles/Scallops
  • E/4-3.50mm Hook
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors

Gauge: Using boot sole for gauge, it should measure 3.25″ from heel to toe in size 0-6 months

Directions:

0-6 Months (6-12 Months)

Chain 11(13)

Round 1: HDC in 3rd ch from hook, HDC in each of the next 7(8) stitches, 6 HDC in last ch, DO NOT TURN, working along the other side of the ch, HDC in next 7(8) stitches, 5 HDC in last/beginning ch, join with a sl st to beginning ch 2.

Round 2: Ch 2, HDC in each of the next 8(9) stitches, 2 HDC in each of the next 5 stitches, HDC in each of the next 8(9) stitches, 2 HDC in each of the next 5 stitches, join with a sl st to first HDC.

Round 3: Ch 2, HDC in each of the next 8(9) stitches, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next st]5 times, HDC in each of the next 8(9) stitches, [2 HDC in next st, HDC in next st]5 times, join with a sl st to first HDC.

Round 4: Ch 3, working in back loop only, DC in each st around, join with a sl st to beginning ch 3.

Round 5: Ch 1, sc in each of the next 4 stitches, sc2tog 10(12) times, so im each st around, join with a sl st to beginning ch 1.

Round 6: Ch 3, DC in each st around

Round 7: Ch 1, sc in next 4 stitches, sc2tog 5(6) times, sc in each st around, join with a sl st to beginning ch 1.

Round 8: Ch 1, sc in next 4 stitches, sc2tog 3 times, sc in each st around, join with a sl st to beginning ch 1.

Round 9: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with a sl st to beginning ch 1.

Round 10-14: Working in back loop only, HDC in each st around, join with a sl st to beginning ch 2.

At this point, you should have 5 rows of exposed front loops on the outside of the boot.

Round 15: Ch 2, FPDC in next st, *BPDC in next st, FPDC in next st** repeat from * to ** around, join with a sl st to top of ch 2. Fasten off.
To work the ruffles/scallops:

With one of your contrasting colors/scrap pieces of yarn, join with a sl st to one of the exposed front loops.

Sc in same loop as join, skip 1 front loop, shell (5 DC) in next front loop, skip 1 front loop, *sc in next front loop, skip 1 front loop, shell in next front loop, skip 1 front loop** repeat from * to ** around, join with a sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Repeat ruffles/scallop directions for remaining 4 rows of exposed front loops, changing yarn when desired.

Weave in all ends and repeat directions for second boot.
Stay Creative!

*Courtney*

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