Baby Carriage Robe or Afghan: This pattern gives directions for crocheting the blanket pictured. This vintage design was billed for baby, but make to any size you wish. This is a block motif in light and dark designs laid out in checkerboard style. The light blocks have a small flower motif in the center in the contrasting color of the darker block. Worked in Soft Spun Yarn, the finished blanket is 25 x 38 inches.
This is a Mail Order pattern, purchased through newspapers and catalogs. This pattern was marketed as Anne Cabot 5877 in 1958. The newspaper description: "Crocheted from soft-spun cotton in white, soft blue and pink, then trimmed with sweetheart roses in crochet, this pretty coverlet will do justice to baby's first and following public appearance".
- LILY Soft—Spun Yarn, Art. 907: 2 Skeins of Pink; 3 Skeins of Blue; and 5 Skeins of White. Pearl Cotton, Size 5: 2 Balls of Nile Green, and 3 Balls of Pink.
- Steel Crochet Hooks Standard Size Nos. 7 and O.
The patterns in this shop are reformatted vintage designs; crisp clean documents with one and a half line spacing. The pattern is a PDF download. A link will be forwarded to your email address within a couple minutes.