Knitted baby booties

This bootie pattern was sent into me by one of my newsletter readers, Vivienne. It’s for prem babies and I’m sure Middlemore Hospital would love to receive these from you.
Garter Stitch Booties   3 0r 4 Ply
Length 7cm. 1x25g 3 or 4ply wool. Size 3.25mm needles for 3ply or 3mm needles for 4ply.
Cast on 42sts.  Knit 22 rows in garter stitch (knit only).
Cast off 9sts and the beginning of the next 2 rows.
Knit 16 rows.
Next row: k2tog along the row to end.
Repeat above row.
Thread needle through remaining stitches, pull up and flat stitch seam leaving a turn over at the top. Sew up back seam also with flat stitch.