Making crochet items for babies is perhaps one of the most popular uses for the craft. Baby crochet items are usually fast to make and are cute, cute, cute.

This section of The Crafty Tipster contains crochet patterns for babies that are true vintage crochet patterns. Hopefully, you’ll find the perfect pattern for your wee little one among the crochet patterns we have found.

I’ll make every effort to define the stitches used but don’t forget that we have an article under Crochet Techniques that explains the differences between English and American crochet stitches.

Vintage Crochet Baby Booties Pattern

This vintage crochet pattern for a pair of baby bootees looks fairly straightforward. It calls for "twofold saxony" but I suspect using a standard baby weight yarn might produce the right size.

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Vintage Children’s Crochet Jacket Pattern

This stylish looking vintage crochet jacket pattern for little girls is timeless in its appeal. Unfortunately, it doesn't really provide a size and the yarn suggested is no longer available. Seems like the best way to check for size would be by the collar size and using different yarn weights.

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Vintage Baby Crochet Cap

We haven't tried this vintage pattern yet but have reviewed the pattern and it looks fairly straightforward. The pattern calls for Shetland Floss. Another site estimates that this is roughly equivalent to light fingerling yarn. Sorry, you'll be a bit on your own on this one to determine the appropriate yarn/needle/finished size ratios. But hey, it's a really cute little crochet hat and the pattern's free.

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