Crochet Baby Blanket – Baby Afghan – Free Vintage Crochet Pattern

This free vintage crochet baby blanket pattern was originally published in 1915 in Woolcraft: A Practical Guide to Knitting & Crochet.

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 afghan pattern.

Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern:
Vintage Baby Blanket Pattern

Vintage Crochet Baby Blanket


12 ozs. white nad 3 ozs. colored Beehive Fleecy Wool
A No. 8 Celluloid Crochet Hook


Made in a simple d.c. pattern, and in the material recommended, this is a splendid cover for warmth. Moreover, it will last!


Make 140 chain in the white wool.

1st Row – Miss the first 4 ch., * 1 d.c. in the next, 1 ch., miss one foundation ch., repeat from * to the end of the row, 3 ch., turn.

When working the d.c. stitch, the loop drawn through the foundation ch. should measure nearly half an inch in height.

2nd Row – 1 d.c. in the first space, * 1 ch., 1 d.c. in the next space, repeat from * to the end of the row, 3ch., turn.

Repeat this row for 36 inches.

The Edging

1st Row – With the colored wool, work 1 d.c., * 3 ch., 3 tr. in the same space as the d.c., miss the length of the tr. stitch along the work and make 1 d.c. repeat from * all round.

2nd Row – Turn the work and, with the white wool, make 1 d.c. at the top of one of the loops made by the 3 ch., * 3 ch., 3 tr. into the same loop as the d.c., 1 d.c. in the top of the next loop of the work, repeat from * all round, making a double cluster in each corner. Repeat the 2nd row in the colored wool, this finishing the cover.

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