Free Crochet Bib Pattern – How to Crochet a Baby Bib

A lovely handmade crochet bib is really nice to have when company is over and for other special occasions. This baby bib fits the bill!

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

Free Baby Bib Pattern:
Crochet a Vintage Bib

Crochet Bib - Free Crochet Pattern


Bucilla Wonder-Knit, Art. 3777:
Main Color (MC) 1 Skein
Contrasting Color (CC) 1 Skein
Steel Crochet Hook, Size 0


Gauge for Crochet Bib: 6 sts = 1″


With MC ch 30, sc in 2nd ch from hook, * (ch 1, skip next ch, sc in next ch) 7 times *, 2 more sc in same st as last sc; repeat between *’s once.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, * (ch 1, skip next ch-1, sc in next sc) * to center sc of 3-sc group at center, ch 1, hdc in center sc, ch 1, sc in next sc; repeat between *’s to end of row.

Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in first sc, work in pat. to ch before hdc at center, ch 1, 3 sc in hdc, work in pat. to end of row.

Repeat rows 2 and 3 alternately until 16 rows are completed, using colors as follows: 13 rows MC, 1 row CC, 1 row MC, 1 row CC. Fasten off.

Crochet Bib – Edging

With MC starting at neck edge and working along side, work (1 sc, ch 1) in end of each row, 3 sc in corner, work in pat. to other corner, 3 sc in corner, work other side to correspond. Fasten off.

Row 2: Turn, with CC, 1 sc in first sc, (ch 1, 1 sc) in each sc to end of row, do not fasten off.

Crochet Bib – Tie Strings

Ch for 7″, sl st in each ch, work a row of sl sts along neck edge to first sc of row 2 of Edging, join in first sc, ch for 7″, sl st in each ch, sl st in joined st, fasten off.

This free crochet pattern for a crochet bib was originally published in the 1920s in Universal Publishing’s Smart Crochet

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