Knitting On The Net



Hundreds Of Free Knitting Patterns And So Much More

Barbara Breiter's Knitting On The Net

Author of The Complete Idiot's Guide To
Knitting & Crocheting Illustrated (3rd ed.)

Sign up for the free newsletter

Email:




               

Untitled

Learn To Knit
Knitting Help


Newsletter


Free Patterns

What's New!

Babies/Kids

Babies
Kids

Adult Clothing

Shrugs/Boleros
Ponchos
Sweaters
Vests
Hats
Socks
Slippers
Mittens
Shawls & Wraps
Scarves & Cowls

Other Patterns

Purses
Afghans
Motifs/Charts
Bookmarks
Cloths/Hot Pads
Pets
Odd Ball
Odds & Ends
Dolls & Toys
Holidays
Felting Patterns


Knitters Will Love...

Stitch Patterns
Knitting Clip Art
Wallpaper & Icons
Yarn Shop Reviews
Knitting Guilds
Puzzles
Recommended Books


Knit A Bit Patterns

Contact
Advertise Info

Home




Search This Site





Feather And Fan Baby Bib Knitting Pattern

Designed by Linda Ball

Baby Bib Knitting Pattern

Size:
Approximately 13" x 9"
Fits newborns and older

Materials: Peaches & Cream
one ball Apple Green (MC)
one ball Pink Lemonade (CC)
100% cotton
Solids: 2.5 ounces/122 yards
Prints: 2 ounces/98 yards
Size 7 US (4.5 mm) needles
Large eye tapestry needle
Button

Gauge:
Approximately 20 sts=4" in St st (not vital)

Instructions
Note: Slip 1 - always slip stitch from left needle onto right needle as to knit.
With MC, CO 42 sts and knit in the following Feather and Fan pattern:
Row 1 (RS): Knit
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: (border) K3, (k2tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 6 times, (k2tog) 6 times,(yO, k1) 6 times, (k2tog) 3 times, (border) k3.
Row 4: Knit

Repeat Rows 1-4 for 6"; end with Row 3 completed.
Leaving short tail, cut MC, turn work, attach CC, and knit Row 4.

With RS facing, work with CC yarn in St st, slipping the first stitch of every row.
Continue in this manner until section worked in CC yarn measures 2"; end with RS row completed.

Setting Up For Straps
With RS facing, slip 1, k10, BO 20 sts, knit remaining sts on needle.
Turn work to WS.
Working on WS, slip 1, p10.
Place the 11 sts BEFORE THE BO on your other needle onto a stitch holder for the present time.
Continue working this strap in St st for 5" or longer as you prefer, remembering to slip the first st at the beginning of every row.
BO on RS and cut CC.
Sew medium size button securely to this strap ½" from BO edge.

Buttonhole Strap
Place sts from stitch holder back on your needle and with RS facing, attach CC yarn and knit the strap in St st for 4½", slipping the first st at the beginning of every row. End with WS row completed.
Next Row: Slip 1, k4, BO 1 st, k remaining sts on needle.
Next Row: Slip 1, p4, CO 1 st, p remaining sts on needle.
Continue in St st until strap length is equal to the other one.

Finishing
Cut CC yarn and weave in all tails. Lay bib flat and wet block, shaping to desired size.

© Linda Ball. Visit Linda's blog The Knitorious Mrs. B

See Abbreviations and the Glossary for help.