Brand Partner

The fifth generation, family-owned and operated business is  one of the leading distributors of knitting and craft yarn in the United States and other countries. Lion Brand Yarns is a beloved brand since 1878. The mission at Lion Brand Yarn Company is to spread warmth, comfort, and inspiration to the world by providing products and social engagement that promote the joy of knitting, crocheting, and weaving.

Hugg Botties

The Pattern

The Hugg Botties are cozy, high-top crochet shoes made from „Basic Stitch Anti-Microbial Thick & Quick® Yarn.“ A fluffy trim of „Go for Faux“ adds a stylish highlight, while the specialized yarn provides long-lasting protection against odors, allergens, and bacteria.

Sources of Supply

Tutorial, Soles and Wool are available here:

The Designer

Wilma Westenberg is a crochet designer from the Netherlands. She shares free crochet patterns on her blog and makes video tutorials on YouTube. Her social media accounts are dedicated to all things crochet, yarn, and behind-the-scenes videos. She especially enjoys making shawls, granny square projects, and sweaters.


Join her on Instagram this October as she guides you through her creative process, showcasing this model in stories and posts.

Fancy some Hugg Botties?

Get your materials pack and get started:

Tag us and use #hashtags

We want to share your great Botties with the instagram community: @originalbotties,  @wilmawestenberg and @lionbrandyarn



You don’t use Instagram but still want to share your Botties with the world? Send us your images to along with your consent for us to post them on our channels.

You would like to participate in the Botties Bash, but have your own ideas for homemade Botties? No problem, there are no restrictions. Get creative and surprise the community!

You can’t attend the digital party in October? That’s a pity, but even after that you can still post your pictures and tag us! We will be happy to share your creations!