Knitted ballerina slippers

From Jenny Occleshaw’s gorgeous new book Made For You, these sweet little slippers are perfect for a special occasion. With their little ties, lacy edging and embroidered rose they would make a beautiful addition to a christening outfit.

Ballerina shoes for little feet

Vita Apala, author of Super Cute Crochet for Little Feet, creates these gorgeous point shoes – the ideal footwear for a prima donna ballerina. Get the pattern here.

Bootieful baby gift

Is there a new kid on your block? Whip up these adorable booties in next to no time. This pattern is suitable for beginners as it uses a simple garter stitch, where every row is knitted.

Free knitting pattern: doggie booties

Using toning shades of pale green yarn, knit these cute little doggie slippers in just an evening. Check out Val Pierce’s pattern here.

DIY crochet Mary Janes

The lovely Lisa van Klaveren of Holland Designs posted these adorable crochet booties on Craftilicious 2 last week. She linked through to her free tutorial, so lucky Sweet Living readers can also make these beautiful Mary Janes. Check it out here.