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repeatcrafterme.com · Aug 19, 2014

Crochet Monster Baby Bibs



I am having a lot of fun with this new Lion Brand Modern Baby Yarn! The colors are bright, cheerful, and the perfect palette for these fun Crochet Monster Baby Bibs! The yarn is washable so bibs can be worn and washed. Although I would recommend using them for drools instead of foods :)

Materials:
- Lion Brand Modern Baby Yarn. I used Purple, Turquoise, Chartreuse, and Yellow. Keep in mind this is a light worsted weight yarn. You can purchase and read more about this yarn HERE. I did use a bit of worsted weight white and black yarn for face embellishments.
- Size H Crochet Hook
- Button or velcro depending how which closure you choose
- Tapestry needle

Abbreviations:
Magic Ring Tutorial
Ch = Chain
SC = Single Crochet
SC Decrease = Single Crochet Decrease
HDC = Half Double Crochet
DC = Double Crochet
TC = Triple Crochet


Bib Pattern:
Starting with color 1 (example: yellow)
Chain 21, SC in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across, ch 1, turn (20 SC)
Row 2: 2 SC in first stitch, SC in next 18, 2 SC in last, ch 1, turn (22 SC)
Row 3: SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (22 SC)
Row 4: 2 SC in first, SC in next 20, 2 SC in last, ch 1, turn (24 SC)
Row 5-10: SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (24 SC)
change to white yarn
Row 10-11: SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (24 SC)
change to color 2 (example: blue)
Row 12-29: SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (24 SC)
Row 30 (a): SC in first 10, ch 1, turn (10 SC) - this is the start of your first bib strap
Row 31 (a): SC Decrease, SC in next 6, SC Decrease, ch 1, turn
Row 32 (a): SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (8 SC)
Row 33 (a): SC Decrease, SC in next 4, SC Decrease, ch 1, turn
Row 34-37 (a): SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (6 SC)
Row 38 (a): SC Decrease, SC in next 2, SC Decrease, ch 1, turn
Row 39 (a): SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn, (4 SC)
Row 40 (a): SC Decrease over last 2, fasten off leaving long tail.
Row 30 (b): Skip 4 SC after your first bib strap in Row 30. Attach yarn and SC over last 10, ch 1, turn (10 SC)
Row 31 (b): SC Decrease, SC in next 6, SC Decrease, ch 1, turn
Row 32 (b): SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (8 SC)
Row 33 (b): SC Decrease, SC in next 4, SC Decrease, ch 1, turn
Row 34-37 (b): SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn (6 SC)
Row 38 (b): SC Decrease, SC in next 2, SC Decrease, ch 1, turn
Row 39 (b): SC in each stitch, ch 1, turn, (4 SC)
Row 40 (b): SC Decrease over last 2, continue to SC around bib. when you get to color 1 at the bottom, you will want to switch to that color and continue to SC around the edge, switch back to color 2 when you reach the other side.
If making a button closure: Chain 8 when you get to the top of the first bib strap (to create a loop), join back to the top of bib strap and continue finishing your SC around the edge.
Sew button on other bib strap for chain loop to connect to.
OR you can sew on velcro pieces. The ones you see in the picture are stick-ons. I will have to find a better solution if I am going to wash it!

Monster Teeth: (make as many as you want!)
Chain 5, SC in second chain from hook, HDC in next, DC in next, TC in last. Fasten off leaving long tail and sew along white row.

Monster Eyes:
Large Eye:
with white...
Magic Ring, ch 1 and make 6 SC in ring, join, ch 1 (6 SC)
Round 2: 2 SC in each stitch around, join, ch 1 (12 SC)
Round 3: 2 SC in first stitch, SC in next, repeat around, join, ch 1 (18 SC)
Round 4: 2 SC in first, SC in next 2, repeat around, join (24 SC)
Fasten off leaving long tail to sew onto bib.
Use a black button for eye ball OR using black yarn Magic Ring, Make 6 SC in ring, pull tight and join. Sew onto large eye.

Small Eye:
with white...
Magic Ring, ch 1 and make 5 SC in ring, join, ch 1 (5 SC)
Round 2: 2 SC in each stitch around, join, ch 1 (10 SC)
Round 3: 2 SC in first stitch, SC in next, repeat around, join (15 SC)
Fasten off leaving long tail to sew onto bib.
Use a black button for eye ball OR using black yarn Magic Ring, Make 5 SC in ring, pull tight and join. Sew onto large eye.






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