Free Baby Bib Knitting Pattern
The bib is knitted with garter stitch and finished with crochet edging and a crochet poinsettia embellishment.
Materials: Knit Picks Simply Cotton Organic Sport weight yarn, 164 yards (150 meters) / 50 gr, color Natural - 0.5 ball (A)
Knit Picks Simply Cotton Organic Sport weight yarn, 164 yards (150 meters) / 50 gr, color Red - 0.25 ball (B)
Knit Picks Simply Cotton Organic Sport weight yarn, 164 yards (150 meters) / 50 gr, color Green - small amount
1 small button (C)
Needles: US #2 (2.75 mm)
Hook: C (2.75mm)
Gauge: 25 st = 4" (10 cm)
With yarn A cast on 50 sts. Work garter stitch for 70 rows.
Row 71: k17, join 2nd ball of yarn and bind off center 16 sts. Knit remaining 17 sts to the end.
Continue to work both parts simultaneously, working from 2 balls. Knit all even rows.
Rows 72-74: knit
Row 75: k1, ssk, k11, k2tog, k1 - repeat for the second part
Row 77: k1, ssk, k9, k2tog, k1 - repeat for the second part
Row 79: k1, ssk, k10; the second part: k10, k2tog. k1
Rows 80-84: knit
Row 85: k1, ssk, k7, m1, k2; the second part: k2, m1, k7, k2tog, k1
Rows 86-88 knit
Row 89: like row 85
Rows 90-92 knit
Row 93 like row 85
Rows 94-96: knit
Row 97 like row 85
Rows 98-100: like row 85
Rows 101, 103, 105, 107, 109, 111, 113, 115 like row 85; all even rows knit.
Row 116: bind off.
Crochet Edging (see video)
With yarn B
The first round sc, make 3 sc in one st. on the corners
The second round hdc, make 3 hdc in one st on the corners.
While crocheting on the right strap, chain 2, skip 2 sts to form buttonhole, work hdc to the end of the round.
With red yarn, ch4, join into circle with slip stitch:
Round 1: ch 2, hdc in the same st. 2 hdc in each st of the previous round. Join with slip stitch. Bind off.
With green yarn, ch 9.
Row 1, ch2, sc in 2nd st of the chain. Sc in each st of the chain. In the last st 3 sc, and continue working along the other side of the chain, sc in each st of the chain. Turn.
Row 2: ch 2, *2 sc, ch 3, sc in the next st (without skipping any sts of the previous row), repeat from * 5 more times.
Block the bib. Sew the button to the left strap to match the button loop on the right strap.
Sew the leaves and berries onto the bib.