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Baby Bricks Bib (Free Pattern)

Added: Wednesday, June 10th 2009 at 9:30am by nittineedles

 Baby Bricks Bib


1 50g/1.75 oz ball worsted weight cotton solid yarn (A)

1 50g/1.75 oz ball worsted weight cotton variegated yarn (B)

1 pair 4.5mm/7 US needles

1 row counter

1 size 4 crochet hook

1 darning needle


19cm/7.5 in X 19cm/7.5 in

Bib can be made larger by increasing the number of stitches by multiples of 4.



20 sts & 26 rows with 4.5mm/7 US needles = 10 cm/4 inches

Bottom Border -

With A cast on 29 stitches.

Rows 1, 3, 5 & 7: Knit.

Rows 2, 4, 6 & 8: Increase 1 stitch, knit to last stitch, increase1 stitch. (37 stitches)

Knit the first and last 4 sts in colour A for side borders.

Work centre 29 stitches in brick pattern as follows -

Rows 9: With Colour B slip 1, (k3, s1) to end of row.

Row 10: S1, (p3, s1) to end of row.

Row 11: With colour A knit across row.

Row 12: Knit across row.

Row 13: With colour B k2, (s1, k3) to last 3 sts, s1, k2.

Row 14: P2, (s1, p3) to last 3 sts, s1, p2.

Row 15: With colour A knit across row.

Row 16: Knit across row.

Repeat rows 9 - 16 5 more times.

Top Border -

Cut yarn colour B and continue with colour A.

Rows 1, 3, 5 & 7: Knit, decreasing 1 stitch at each end of row.

Row 2, 4 & 6: Knit.

Row 8: Knit across row, casting off the centre 9 sts.

Working on one side of bib, k2tog at outside edge every row and k2tog at neck edge every other row until 1 st remains. Transfer stitch to crochet hook and crochet single chain tie for 25cm/10 inches. Cut yarn and work left side to correspond to right side.

Optional: Crochet single chain around bib for a finished edge.



This pattern is for personal use only.  Distributing freely or selling copies of this pattern is strictly prohibited without written permission of the copyright owner.  

Copyright © 2009 Nittineedles

User Comments

Hello.I think that is very cute bib.Before I imaged design by orignal character in cafepress.Is that very popular to create design of the bib in US?Thank you for reading.

I'm not sure I understand your question.  1863 people have looked at this pattern but I don't know how many of them are Americans.  I am glad you like my pattern.


Thanks from  SA for the lovely bib pattern.{#blue_bird.gif}

They are very cute.  I'm going to make one.  I understand the pattern and I'm American.  Thank you for sharing your pattern.  Eileen

I think your pattern is lovely.  There is one thng I'm uncertain about...Normally in the brick stitch the 2 different colors of yarn are alternated, that is, 2 rows of each color and you are back to the "starting point" to pick up the other color.  How do you do the solid color on the other side of the bib?  Are you attaching another skein of color A as in intarsia?

Yes, there are "2 rows of each color and you are back to the "starting point" to pick up the other color".  The vertical stitches between the bricks is a slipped stitch.  

How do you do the borders?  Is the yarn added like intarsia? 

Yes, it is.

I Like this so much! Thanks!

You're most welcome.

I found your bib on a search and really like how they look.  I attempted to knit them and no matter how I did them, my count in row 9 and beyond just would come ouit right.  My pattern is one stitch off.  I end up with 2 slip stitches at the end.  Any help is greatly appreciated.  cettlb

Thank you so much for contacting me.  I knit the bib from the pattern today and discovered no less than six errors.  I believe the pattern is correct now.  My apologies.

Soooooo cute! I have a website and am posting patterns on it. May I use this one if I give credit?

- Little Miss Needles

You may not post any of my patterns elsewhere.  However, you may post a link to any of my patterns.  Thank you for having the honesty and courtesy to ask.  Could you please snd me a link to your website?  I'd love to see it.

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