Baby Afghan – Crochet Baby Blanket – Free Vintage Crochet Pattern

This free baby afghan crochet pattern was originally published in the 1920s and may require adjustment for modern threads and terminology.

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

Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern:
Baby Afghan

Crochet Baby Blanket - Baby Afghan From the 1920s-1930s


4 Skeins of White Moorland’s Sports Wool
Crochet Hook a little thicker than a slate pencil
3/4 Yard Pale Blue Silk
4 1/4 Yards Ribbon


Commence with 69 chain. Turn, draw wool through every stitch, keeping all the loops on your needle.

2nd Row – Draw through 1st stitch on loop singly, then the remainder through two stitches at a time.

3rd Row – Draw wool through each loop, which lies straight on work, and keep all on needle.

4th Row – Draw through 1st loop singly, then 2 tog., as before.

5th Row – Take up 4 loops as usual, then in next loop * wool over needle and draw through loop, then through 2 loops on needle. Repeat from * 3 times more, all 4 in same loop (you have now 4 half treble), then draw through all 5 loops together. Take up next 2 loops as usual, then the 4 treble as before. Repeat to end of row, where take up final 4 singly as at beginning of row.

6th Row – Repeat the 4th row.

Repeat last 6 rows until work is as long as you wish. The model is 21 inches wide and 26 inches in length.

Line with silk, then bind with ribbon and add a smart bow or rosette.

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