Crochet Baby Bib

Crochet Baby Bib – free crochet pattern for a quick to make baby bib, crochet a few in a variety of colours, have one for every day or give as a gift, you can never have to many bibs.
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The materials used for the sample were King Cole Cottonsoft DK yarn  using a 3.50mm Clover crochet hook

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Crochet Baby Bib UK

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Pattern number 02BFJC

UK Format

Skill Level:- Intermediate

Abbreviations
WS. Wrong Side

RS.  Right Side
ch.   Chain
dc.   Double Crochet
htr.  Half Treble Crochet
tr.    Treble Crochet
rpt.  Repeat
ss.    Slip Stitch
tch.  Turning Chain

3ch counts as first tr

Size Approx:  10.5″ from shoulder x 10″ Wide

Materials

50 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in main colour
50 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in contrast colour

3.50mm Clover crochet hook

TENSION – 5htr and 3.5 rows of htr’s measures approx 1 Inch

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Baby Bib – Using main colour yarn, make 42ch loosely, (RS) work 1htr in 3rd ch from hook, 1htr into each ch to end. Turn. (40htr + 2ch)

Row 2 – 2ch, 1htr into each htr to end, 1htr into top of 2ch. Turn.

Rpt last row once. Fasten off.

Row 4 – Join in contrast, 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each htr to end. Turn. (41dc)

Row 5 – 4ch, * miss 1dc, 1tr into next dc, 1ch, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc, miss 1dc, 1tr into last dc. Turn. (20, 1ch spaces)

Row 6 – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each 1ch space and tr to last 4ch to turn, 1dc into 4ch space, 1dc into 3rd of 4ch. Turn. Fasten off. (41dc)

Row 7 – Join in main colour, make 2ch, 1htr into each dc to end. Turn. (40htr + 2ch)

Row 8 – 2ch, 1htr into each htr to end, 1htr into top of 2ch. Turn.

Rpt last row eleven more times. Fasten off.

Row 20 – Join in contrast, 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each htr to end. Turn. (41dc)

Row 21 – 4ch, * miss 1dc, 1tr into next dc, 1ch, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc, miss 1dc, 1tr into last dc. Turn. (20, 1ch spaces)

Next Row 22 – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each 1ch space and tr to last 4ch to turn, 1dc into 4ch space, 1dc into 3rd of 4ch. Turn. Fasten off. (41dc)

Next Row 23 – Join in main colour, make 2ch, 1htr into each dc to end. Turn. (40htr + 2ch)

Rows 24 & 25 – 2ch, 1htr into each htr to end, 1htr into top of 2ch. Turn.

Shape Neck – (First Side) 2ch, 1htr into each of next 10htr, turn leaving 29htr and 2ch un-worked.

Next row – 2ch, 1htr into each of next 9htr, 1htr into top of 2ch Turn. (10htr + 2ch)

Starting with 2ch, work 3 more rows in htr on these stitches, turning at the end of each row. Fasten off.

Second Side – Return to neck edge and un-worked stitches, miss 19htr, rejoin main colour yarn to next htr, make 2ch, 1htr into each of next 9htr, 1htr into top of 2ch. Turn.

Starting with 2ch, work 4 more rows in htr on these stitches, turning at the end of each row. Fasten off. (10htr + 2ch)

Edging – With RS facing join contrast colour to right shoulder (neck edge) 1ch, 2dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each htr across shoulder to 2tch, 3dc into top of 2ch, work 43dc evenly into row ends down the first side of bib, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each ch along cast on edge, 3dc into corner, work 43dc evenly into row ends up second side, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each htr along shoulder to 2tch, 3dc into top of 3tch, work 7dc evenly into row ends down first side of neck edge, 1dc into each of next 19htr, work 7dc evenly into row ends up second side of neck edge, 1dc into base of 1ch, ss to first dc. Turn. Fasten off.

Next Row – Join in main colour, 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, make 41ch, (First Tie) 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1dc into each ch to end, (40dc) 1dc in same corner, 1dc into each dc around neck edge to next shoulder, 1dc into corner, make 41ch, (Second Tie) 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1dc into each ch to end, (40dc) 2dc into same corner, 1dc into each dc along shoulder, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc down first side, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc along bottom edge, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc up second side, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc along shoulder, 1dc into base if 1ch, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn.

Next Row – 1ch, (1dc, 3ch, 1dc) into base of 1ch, * miss 1dc, (1dc, 3ch, 1dc) into next dc, * rpt from * to * across shoulder, down side, along bottom of bib, up second side and across second shoulder, ss to first dc on base of tie leaving neck edge un-worked. Fasten off.

Finishing – Sew in and tie off all loose threads. Decorate with motif (optional)

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Crochet Baby Bib USA

Pattern number 02BFJC

USA Format

Skill Level:- Intermediate

Abbreviations
WS.   Wrong Side
RS.    Right Side
ch.     Chain
sc.     Single Crochet
hdc.   Half Double Crochet
dc.     Double Crochet
rpt.    Repeat
sl st.   Slip Stitch
tch.    Turning Chain
ch3 counts as first dc

Approx Finished size:  10.5″  from shoulder x 10″ Wide

Materials

50 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in main colour
50 grams of King Cole Cottonsoft DK in contrast colour

An equivalent yarn would be a light worsted #3 cotton

3.50mm Clover crochet hook

GAUGE – 5hdc and 3.5 rows of hdc’s measures approx 1 Inch

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Baby Bib – Using main color yarn, ch42 loosely, (RS) work 1hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 1hdc in each ch to end. Turn. (40hdc + ch2)

Row 2 – ch2, 1hdc in each hdc to end, 1hdc in top of ch2. Turn.

Rpt last row once. Fasten off.

Row 4 – Join in contrast, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each hdc to end. Turn. (41sc)

Row 5 – ch4, * skip 1sc, 1dc in next sc, ch1, * rpt from * to * to last 2sc, skip 1sc, 1dc in last sc. Turn. (20, ch1 spaces)

Row 6 – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each ch1 space and dc to last ch4 to turn, 1sc in ch4 space, 1sc in 3rd of ch4. Turn. Fasten off. (41sc)

Row 7 – Join in main color, ch2, 1hdc in each sc to end. Turn. (40hdc + ch2)

Row 8 – ch2, 1hdc in each hdc to end, 1hdc in top of ch2. Turn.

Rpt last row eleven more times. Fasten off.

Row 20 – Join in contrast, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each hdc to end. Turn. (41sc)

Row 21 – ch4, * skip 1sc, 1dc in next sc, ch1, * rpt from * to * to last 2sc, skip 1sc, 1dc in last sc. Turn. (20, ch1 spaces)

Next Row 22 – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each ch1 space and dc to last ch4 to turn, 1sc in ch4 space, 1sc in 3rd of ch4. Turn. Fasten off. (41sc)

Next Row 23 – Join in main color, ch2, 1hdc in each sc to end. Turn. (40hdc + ch2)

Rows 24 & 25 – ch2, 1hdc in each hdc to end, 1hdc in top of ch2. Turn.

Shape Neck – (First Side) ch2, 1hdc in each of next 10hdc, turn leaving 29hdc and ch2 un-worked.

Next row – ch2, 1hdc in each of next 9hdc, 1hdc in top of ch2 Turn. (10hdc + ch2)

Starting with ch2, work 3 more rows in hdc on these stitches, turning at the end of each row. Fasten off.

Second Side – Return to neck edge and un-worked stitches, skip 19hdc, rejoin main color yarn to next hdc, ch2, 1hdc in each of next 9hdc, 1hdc in top of ch2. Turn.

Starting with ch2, work 4 more rows in hdc on these stitches, turning at the end of each row. Fasten off. (10hdc + ch2)

Edging – With RS facing join contrast color to right shoulder (neck edge) ch1, 2sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each hdc across shoulder to 2tch, 3sc in top of ch2, work 43sc evenly into row ends down the first side of bib, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each ch along cast on edge, 3sc in corner, work 43sc evenly in row ends up second side, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each hdc along shoulder to 2tch, 3sc in top of 3tch, work 7sc evenly in row ends down first side of neck edge, 1sc in each of next 19hdc, work 7sc evenly in row ends up second side of neck edge, 1sc in base of ch1, sl st to first sc. Turn. Fasten off.

Next Row – Join in main color, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, ch41, (First Tie) 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch to end, (40sc) 1sc in same corner, 1sc in each sc around neck edge to next shoulder, 1sc in corner, ch41, (Second Tie) 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch to end, (40sc) 2sc in same corner, 1sc in each sc along shoulder, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each sc down first side, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each sc along bottom edge, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each sc up second side, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each sc along shoulder, 1sc in base if ch1, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn.

Next Row – ch1, (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in base of ch1, * skip 1sc, (1sc, ch3, 1sc) in next sc, * rpt from * to * across shoulder, down side, along bottom of bib, up second side and across second shoulder, sl st to first sc on base of tie leaving neck edge un-worked. Fasten off.

Finishing – Sew in and tie off all loose threads. Decorate with motif (optional)

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