Have Some Vintage – a girl’s crochet pinafore

Girl's Crochet Pinafore - a vintage pattern

A crochet pinafore for a little girl

a vintage crochet pattern for a pinafore - page 1



My favorite thing about this pattern is the little note on the second page. “Remember that you are only human and your moods show in your knitting and crocheting. Check your gauge as you progress…”

That’s good advice. Enjoy!


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Yay for a very busy well-loved blog!!!


Congrats on the blog traffic! I guess that explains the difficulty some days in accessing your blog. I use my phone some & figured it was on my end. Oh how I looove vintage crochet! Made a pinafore similar to this for my daughter when she was 2 or 3 for Easter.used an old pattern then but somehow misplaced it. Thank you so much fot sharing these with us.

When vintage, I think I love the thoughts I get more than the pattern itself. How many people have made this over the years? Who wore it? How often has it been passed down? But more than that, what did they do when there was no internet (lol) and had no idea what “work across 13 sts” meant? With what stitch? They would have had to write some snail mail and wait for a response. It makes you appreciate that technology when you’re wishing computers never existed. It’s great that you’re sharing the collection – Thanks! (And congrats on all… Read more »

The very same pattern that I’ve seen young ladies today call their own original pattern. LOL As they say, “everything old is new again” – thanks for sharing these with the eworld. I have so many vintage pattern books from my aunts and mother that I won’t bother you to send me any. I have more patterns than I’ll ever be able to work up, which is okay by me.

Jeanne Whipple

Many years ago I bought doll clothes patterns that were by Hazel. They were advertised in Virginia Lakin magazines. Do you think it was the same Hazel? I didn’t get the whole series and would truly jump for joy if you have what I am missing.

Cindi Patton
It could very well have been my grandmother. She worked for Sears and Roebuck for over 40 years and was the only job she ever had. She spent her whole adult life there and they would let her have the scraps at the end of bolts and yes she made many items without patterns. She was a renowned crafter on sewing with an old pedal Singer Sewing Machine and she made many family heirloom quilts that the young ones are still holding onto and they are just as quaint. I remember the Barbie clothes she made for me and she… Read more »