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Nana square booties

Added Jul 13, 2010

by olystyrene

Sydney, Australia






Aah crochet.. the craft of nanas everywhere.. What better way to celebrate this fulfilling activity than to make nana square booties!

These took a bit of fiddling around with, in trying to work out sizing, but turned out great in the end. The first pair were too large, so were a present for a boy. The second pair were too tiny, and were a present for a child. And the third pair were juuuuuuuust right! So I gave a pair to my mum. And then dutifully made a pair for myself ;)

These were very easy to make and are a very welcome addition worn with slippers or to bed.

Material Notes

wool in various colours




Garment Type
Casual, Geek, Vintage

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    May 9, 2011, 04.37 PMby mnavoy


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      May 10, 2011, 01.36 AMby olystyrene

      Thank you! They’re comfy too!

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    Jul 14, 2010, 10.12 AMby nikkishell

    Are you Goldilocks? ;) I’ve been meaning to make some slippers with granny squares, you’ve inspired me!

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      Jul 14, 2010, 02.36 PMby olystyrene

      Hehehe… they were pretty simple to make – I wish you the best of luck :)

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    Jul 13, 2010, 02.08 PMby integerclub

    Total Nanageddon! Are these the ones where you make up 8 squares then sew them up together?

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      Jul 14, 2010, 12.04 AMby olystyrene

      Yep! They’re pretty simple to make. I found that my feet were happy with 9cm squares, the wool stretched to fit snugly. YOU could probably get away with 8cm ones, I reckon..

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      Jul 14, 2010, 10.31 AMby integerclub

      Yeah, I think I’m gonna try making them out of granny squares, for even more granny-chique!

      Hey, are you on Ravelry? It’s like Burda, but for knitting/crochet, you can look up heaps of free patterns there.

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      Jul 14, 2010, 02.35 PMby olystyrene

      You should totally do it! And yes, yes, i is on the ravelry!! Internet stalktime!

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