Knitted Baby Blanket with Embroidery Pattern

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Welcome to this Friday’s VTNS (Vintage Textile and Needlework Sellers) Fan Freebie!

I found this sweet knitted baby blanket in an American Thread Company booklet, no date, looks like 1950’s.

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It uses green and pink baby yarn, but you could change the colors to your preference.

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Below you’ll find the one page pattern file in PDF format:

Knitted Baby Blanket with Embroidery

The pattern is in PDF format so to read it you’ll need the Adobe Reader software on your computer. Most computers come with it, but it is free and can be found here.

Download Instructions: Right-Click the link and select either “save target as” or “save link as” depending on what browser you are using or simply click on it and save or print.

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Nursery Filet Crochet Animal Pattern Baby Blanket Crib Quilt

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Welcome to this Friday’s VTNS (Vintage Textile and Needlework Sellers) Fan Freebie!

Well it’s another Friday the 13th and I choose to believe it’s good luck, not bad. I did a little research and found out black cats are actually thought to be good luck in some countries. If that’s true, and I think it is, I have plenty of good luck around the house.

Black Kitties on the Porch

This is two of them on the porch. One checking out what I’m doing and his brother lounging.

 

I had a grey momma cat give birth to four boy kittens in our barn almost a year ago. All are a combination of black and white. At first, they wouldn’t let us near, but now it’s a different story. They’re still outside cats, but when it gets cold or rainy, they are more than happy to be inside. All are fixed, that was fun, catching them and taking them to the vet, but it’s important. The county shelter is full enough already.

 

 

 

 

 

That brings me to today’s freebie pattern. A filet crochet baby blanket for the crib made up of animal blocks, one of them being a cat.

 

Black Cat Filet Crochet Chart - Vintage Crafts and More

 

This pattern came from an American Thread Company booklet called Star Bedspreads Book No. 34 published in 1944.

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The name of the bedspread is Land of Nod

“Whimsical…elfin…and so simple to make, a block of filet crochet and then a block of fabric. Little tots will adore it”.

 

 

There is a duck, lion, bird, elephant, squirrel, rooster, reindeer, pig, rabbit, dog and cat, and birds.

Nursery Land of Nod Baby Crib Blanket Filet Crochet Animal Block Pattern - Vintage Crafts and More

Because it is made with blocks, you could make it as big or small as you’d like. You could use all of the animal patterns or just a few.

Here’s the pattern as a PDF file:

Nursery Land of Nod Baby Crib Blanket Filet Crochet Animal Block Patterns

The pattern is in PDF format so to read it you’ll need the Adobe Reader software on your computer. Most computers come with it, but it is free and can be found here.

Download Instructions: Right-Click the link and select either “save target as” or “save link as” depending on what browser you are using or simply click on it and save or print.

Nursery Land of Nod Baby Crib Blanket Filet Crochet Animal Block Charts - Vintage Crafts and More

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Enjoy!

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Charleston Garden Afghan Crochet Pattern – VTNS Fan Freebie Friday

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Welcome Spring with a Charleston Garden Crocheted Afghan. Beautiful three dimensional flowers dot this pretty afghan in wild rose or any other flower shade you’d like with green leaves and a black background.

Charleston Garden Afghan Free Crochet Pattern - Vintage Crafts and More
This crochet pattern is from a 1946 American Thread Company Star Book 45 filled with tried and true crochet favorites. The yarn used, Dawn Knitting Worsted is discontinued.

It was a 100% wool yarn, but it’s not necessary to use that for your afghan. You can substitute any worsted yarn, usually a 4 or medium weight.

The afghan is made up of individual motifs sewn together. You’ll need 70 to make a 42 x 63 inch size.

Charleston Garden Afghan Free Crochet Pattern - Vintage Crafts and More

I found another version of the Charleston Garden Afghan from 1951 available online on the Talking Crochet website from the editors at Crochet! and Crochet World.

You’ll find the PDF pattern file below:

Charleston Garden Afghan Crochet Pattern

To download it you’ll need the Adobe Reader software on your computer. Most computers come with it, but it is free and can be found here. There are also free Adobe Reader Apps for mobile devices.

Download Instructions: Right-Click the link and select either “save target as” or “save link as” depending on what browser you are using or simply click on it and save or print.

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Enjoy!