Crochet Baby Shawl - Baby Blanket
Free Vintage Crochet Pattern

This beautiful crochet baby shawl pattern was originally published in the 1920s and is still a popular pattern today.

Follow the easy step-by-step instructions of this vintage crochet pattern to make this classic baby blanket. There is absolutely no charge for personal use of this crocheted baby shawl pattern.

Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern:
Free Baby Shawl Pattern

Crochet Baby Blanket - Vintage Baby Shawl


9 oz. 4-ply and 3 oz. 2-ply Fingering Wool
1 oz. Crochet Silk
Vulcanite Hook (a trifle thicker than a slate pencil)


Commence with 124 chain. Turn and make 1 double crochet in 5th stitch from needle, *1 treble in next stitch, 1 dc in next. Repeat from * to end of row, ending with a double crochet.

2nd Row - Turn with 3 chain and make 1 dc in each treble and 1 tr in each double crochet all the way.

Repeat 2nd row until shawl is square (40 to 42 inches)

Baby Blanket Border

1st Row - Take fine wool and begin about the center of a side. Make 1 tr, 1 ch, 1 tr in 1st stitch, 1 tr in next alternately all around, increasing at corners just sufficiently to keep work square. Join by slip stitch.

2nd Row - 3 tr (3 ch to stand for 1st) in each chain stitch between treble, passing over the single treble.

3rd Row - 3 treble in center of each treble group of previous row.

4th Row - 1 tr, 1 ch, 1 tr in center of each group, and 1 tr in space between each group.

5th Row - 1 tr, 1 ch, 1 tr in center of each group, and 1 tr on each single treble.

6th Row - Repeat the 2nd row.

7th Row - Repeat the 3rd row.

8th Row - 5 tr in center of each group, 1 dc between groups.

Edge with silk, 1 dc in double crochet stitch, slip stitch into 1st treble, *2 ch, 1 tr in same place, slip stitch into next treble and repeat from *.

After you slip stitch into 5th treble, make 1 dc in double crochet, then slip stitch into 1st treble of next group, and work on as before all around.

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