Heirloom Crochet Bib free pattern to make for a wonderful little baby in your life by Megan Mills! Delicate, intricate and decorative bib, beautiful enough to keep and treasure as a family heirloom for years generations to come. Create these wonderful vintage looking baby bibs as a special gift to an expectant mother during her baby shower, it is sure to be cherished and greatly appreciated.
50g ball of DMC Cebelia size 10 or similar
20g ball of mercer crochet size 40 for the edging
1.5 mm crochet hook
0.9 mm crochet hook for the edging
Needle to tidy away ends
Expert or Adventurous
Size: Approximately 17 cm wide at widest point across bottom of bib and 25.5 cm long from top of shoulder to bottom peak of V measuring straight up the centre, not including ties. Neck circumference approximately 24 cm, not including ties. To make it bigger I suggest using a thicker yarn and larger hook.
Gauge: Approximately 21 st and 13 ridges to 5 cm when worked in ridged dc.
“It would be a lovely gift for a christening, baptism or naming ceremony, but it is also a very durable and practical bib that will last well enough to become a family heirloom even if you do use it.”