Row 1: dc in 4th ch from hook, * dc on each st accross. At the end: 5 dc in the same st (see diagram A). Repeat from * crocheting along the other side. Join with sl st. Don't fasten off
Row 2: sc on each st around the piece A (see diagram) , join with sl st
Row 3: ch 3, dc on each st around, join with sl st. Fasten off.
insert hook on top of piece A (green arrow in diagram A)
Ch 3, 8 dc together on each one of next 8 st (following the direction of the orange arrow). Don´t fasten off.
Top of the bootie:
Ch3 (in place of first dc), dc on each st around until starting point is reached, join with sl st.
ch, * sc on next st, ch, sl st on the base of the st (picot). Repeat from * until starting point is reached, join with sl st. Fasten off.
Cord: ch 50. Weave the cord in the row of dc (base of the top of the bootie).