Yarn Lover's Room



Tips and Tricks


Exchanging knit to crochet

Exchange knitting to crochet or crochet to knitting.


Knit Baby Bib 

Convert this pattern to crochet

This Bib can be made with the following:

The Famous "PURITAN" CROCHET COTTON, Article 40 or "DE LUXE" Quality

1 ball each White and Blue.  1 pr. knitting needles No. 1. Steel crochet
hook No. 5.

GAUGE: 10 sts = 1 inch.

With White cast on 70 sts and work in stockinette st (K 1 Row, P 1 Row) for
7 ½ inches ending with a P Row.

Next Row.  K across 24 sts and place on a holder, bind off next 22 sts, K across remaining 24 sts. 

Work even on these 24 sts for 1 ½ inches, bind off. 

Slip the 24 sts from holder and work other side to correspond.

EDGE: With right side toward you attach Blue in left corner at top of bib, and work a row of sc around entire bib working 3 sc in each corner, join in 1st sc.

Next Row. * Ch 4, skip next 2 sts, sc in next st, repeat from * around entire bib ending with
sc in last st.

Next Row. * Ch 5, sc in next ch 4 loop, repeat from * around entire bib ending with sc in 3rd st of ch 5, cut thread.

FINISHING: Fold edging in toward center of bib, using Blue tack in position as illustrated.

TIES: Attach a double strand of Blue at neck edge and ch 50, cut thread.

Attach thread at opposite side and work another tie in same manner.

EMBROIDERY: Using a double strand of Blue, embroider as illustrated using Lazy Daisy stitch for petals and French Knots for centers.

Taken from the workbasket 1955