This free vintage crochet carriage cover pattern was originally published in Fleisher Fashions – For Babies Up to 4, Volume 75.
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:
Free Vintage Carriage Cover Pattern
Fleisher’s De Luxe Zephyr Germantown, 8 balls White, 2 balls Color
Crochet Hook, Size 5.
The crochet carriage cover is approximately 34″ x 26″.
Gauge: 7 patterns = 4 inches; 6 rows = 2 inches
With white, ch 107 sts, 1 dc in 4th st from hook and in each st to end; 105 dc (ch 3 counts as 1 dc).
First Row (wrong side) – Ch 1, turn, 1 sc in first dc, * ch 2, 1 sc in space between 3rd and 4th dc; repeat from *, end 1 sc in top of ch 3.
2nd Row – Ch 3, turn, 2 dc under first ch 2, * 3 dc under next ch; repeat from *, end 2 dc under last ch, 1 dc in last sc. Repeat these 2 rows until 28 inches from beginning, end with 2nd pat. row. Fasten off.
Border for the Carriage Cover
Turn, with color, work as for first pat. row, end 1 sc in turning ch, continue around, ch 2, 1 sc in same st as last sc (corner inc.), * ch 2, skip dc row, 1 sc in space under sc of next ch row; repeat from * to corner, working last sc in first st of foundation ch, ch 2, 1 sc in same st as last sc, continue on lower edge, work corner and other side to correspond, end 1 sc in same st as first sc, ch 2, join in first sc. Fasten off.
2nd Row – Turn. With white, working from right side, 3 dc in last ch 2 (corner) space *, work pat. to next corner space, 3 dc-ch 1- 3 dc in corner space (inc.); repeat from * around, end last repeat 3 dc in same space as first 3 dc, ch 1, join in top of first dc. Fasten off.
3rd Row – Turn. With dc, work 1 sc under last ch 1 in corner space, work as for first pattern row of center, increasing at corners as in first row of border, join as before. Fasten off.
Repeat the last 2 rows until there are 4 dc rows in border.
Crochet the Baby Blanket Edging
With color and working from right side, 1 sc in corner space, * ch 3, 1 slip st in 3rd st from hook (picot), 1 sc in space between 3rd and 4th dc; repeat from * around, end slip st in first sc. Fasten off. Steam.
You have finished making this vintage crochet carriage cover!
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