These sweet little Criss Cross Baby Booties are a super simple pattern that uses only cast on, bind off, and knit stitches. Toss in one color change for an attractive accent and seam the booties together. Easy Peasy! This pattern includes five sizes from newborn to 24 months. These booties are so quick and easy to make that you can whip up several pair and keep them for when you need a quick baby gift!

Criss Cross Baby Booties beginner knit pattern by Jessie At Home - Pin 1
Ravelry Link

Criss Cross Baby Booties

Knit Pattern
Easy Skill Level
Designed by Jessie Rayot


Size (in month)
0-3 (3-6, 6-12, 12-18, 18-24)

Lion Brand Heartland: (100% Acrylic), Size 4 (10 wpi, worsted weight), 251 yds / 142 g (yds/g = 1.77)
Color A: 35 (50, 60, 70, 80) yds / 25 (30, 35, 40, 45) g
Color B: 9 yds / 5 g

5.5mm (US 9)

Gauge: Learn about gauge HERE
18 sts x 32 rows = 4” [10 cm] in garter stitch

Other supplies
yarn needle

Stitches and Abbreviations: click on highlighted sts for tutorials
bo – bind off
co – cast on
k – knit
st(s) – stitch(es)

Getting Started
  • Read through all instructions before beginning
  • Row counts are at the end of each Row after the period, if the count has changed from the previous Row. {count here}

Criss Cross Baby Booties Pattern

With Color B, co 39 (44, 49, 56, 61)

Rows 1-3: K all. {39 (44, 49, 56, 61) sts}
Row 4: With Color A, k all.
Repeat Row 4: 6 (8, 10, 12, 14) more times.
There will now be a total of 10 (12, 14, 16, 18) rows.

Decrease and Sole

Row 1: Bo 16 (18, 20, 23, 25) sts (there will be 1 st on right needle and 22 (25, 28, 32, 35) sts on left needle), k to end. {23 (26, 29, 33, 36) sts on needle}
Row 2: Bo 16 (18, 20, 23, 25) sts (there will be 1 st on right needle and 6 (7, 8, 9, 10)sts on left needle), k to end. {7 (8, 9, 10, 11) sts on needle}
Row 3: K all.
Repeat Row 3 twenty-seven (31, 35, 39, 43) more times.
Piece will measure 5 (5.75, 6.5, 7.25, 8) inches from co to needle.
Bind off all sts then move onto finishing.


  • Fold B1’s together, A’s together and B2’s together.
  • Use Color A and yarn needle to sew B1’s together, A’s together and B2’s together.

Give and enjoy!

JAH Etsy Link

If you are going to make this creation then get some supplies from these affiliate links.

Did you enjoy what you found here at Jessie At Home? Then sign up for my newsletter and like my Facebook page, so you’ll get all the updates on new tutorials, other posts, sales, and coming events.

If you have any questions, want to share pictures of your work, or just want to chat with Jessie and other crafty individuals, than join my Facebook group.

Jessie at Home Signature

© Copyright 2020 Jessie Rayot / Jessie At Home All my videos, patterns, charts, photos and posts are my own work, so you may not copy them in any way. If you want to share this information with someone, then share the link to this post. If you want to share on your own blog / website, then you may use the first photo in this post and link back to this post. Also, you may not give away printed copies of this post.

If you liked this Criss Cross Baby Booties knit pattern, then take a look at these!

Top Knot Love free knit pattern by Jessie At Home
Chunky Chevron Fast Knit Baby Blanket - knit pattern by Jessie At Home
Simple Knit Wrap Bracelet Stitchopedia Video Tutorial - Pin 1
Criss Cross Baby Booties - newborn to 24 monthsCriss Cross Baby Booties - newborn to 24 monthsCriss Cross Baby Booties - newborn to 24 months

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.