For my third attempt, I decided on baby booties.
I followed along this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuGNRh6AgwE and the screenshot picture shows tiny little booties and I followed along the video instructions and row counts, but I ended up with a slipper that was 5 inches long, so not a baby sized booty. But, they look nice and I am still learning the stitches and techniques. And it was a lot of fun to make them.
This technique was super simple to follow along, I did one per evening.