What better way to greet a new family member than with a pair of lovingly crocheted baby booties? According to My Favorite Crafts, baby booties are great projects for beginners and experts alike, making them the perfect project to gift the soon-to-be parents. Not only do they keep tiny feet warm, but adding a cuff will ensure that your booties stand out from the rest, states Cute DIY Projects. The cuff is usually a border color to contrast with the solid color of the booty, but feel free to put your own signature on this basic pattern.

Learn how to make your first pair, from the first slip knot to the end, with this easy-to-follow video. If you are looking for another great gift to pair with the booties, check out this adorable crochet bunny hat to keep that little baby’s head warm!