Baby Bib

 


Free Knitting Pattern
by KarensVariety.com

Materials: 25 yards size 20 crochet cotton for bib
10 yards size 20 crochet thread for the edging (knit or crochet)
Pair of size 2 knitting needles
Size 6 or 7 crochet hook
20″ ribbon to thread through beading
Abbreviations:
 K  knit
 st  stitch
 lp  loop
 sk  skip
 inc (increase)  work 2 sts in one st
 sc  single crochet
 dc  double crochet

Cast on 21 sts and k one row.

Next Row: K 10 tightly, pick up lp of ridge below, k lp, k next st, pick up same lp and k it, k 11.

K 2 rows even.

Next Row: K 11, pick up lp of ridge below, k lp, k next st, pick up same lp and k, k 11.

K next 2 rows even.

Continue increasing 2 sts in the middle lp on every third row until there are 51 sts on needle.

K last row; bind off.

To Make Beading:

Join thread at right top edge of bib, with crochet hook, ch 10, cut thread. Join thread at top left hand corner, ch 15, turn, dc in 5th ch from hook, * ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in next ch; repeat from * across. Run ribbon through beading.

Knitted Edging:

Join thread at top left hand corner of bib, pick up and k one st on edge of bib, * cast on 2 sts, bind off 2 sts (this forms a picot); transfer st remaining to left hand needle. Repeat from * two more times. K and bind off 2 sts on edge, transfer st remaining to left hand needle, cast on 2 sts, bind off 2 sts, k and bind off 2 sts on bib edge. Transfer st remaining to left hand needle; repeat this edging around bib.

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Crocheted Edging:

Join thread at top left hand corner of bib, * ch 4, sl st back in first ch to form a picot, repeat from * twice, sk 2 sts along edge of bib. Continue around bib to right top edge, ch 10, break off.

 

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