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Free Knitting Patterns For Baby Sweaters

Coat, Hat and Booties
This matching set for newborns is knit with worsted weight yarn. A picture of the coat can be seen here and a photo of the hats and booties is available here.

5 Hour Baby Sweater
Knit with worsted weight yarn on large needles. Picture can be seen here.

Bolero Vest
This cute pattern uses an openwork stitch and is sized for 18 months.

Cardigan With Collar
Easy slip stitch pattern on the cuff, bottom and collar embellishes this simple to knit baby sweater. Three sizes.

Hooded Cardigan
Simple to knit hooded cardigan with a second color used for the trim. Three sizes.

Pullover hoodie in sizes 9-12 months and 18-24 months. Knit in an easy mosaic pattern stitch, or you could also knit it in stockinette.

Pullover Sweater
Easy pattern with a check stitch that fits newborns to 3 months.

Raglan Cardigan
Knit separately in pieces, it fits newborns to 9 months with minor gauge adjustments.

Raglan Cardigan
Knit from the top down, it's entirely seamless. Garter stitch welts add interest or knit it all in stockinette; you could add stripes as well. A matching pattern for booties is also available.

Ripple Eyelet Cardigan Sweater
Featuring raglan sleeves, the body is knit in one piece. The bottom is an easy ripple eyelet pattern and the yoke is in stockinette and can be knit in a contrasting color. There is also a matching hat!

Short Row Sweater
Tied at the top, the short rows create horizontal shaping. Very unique! You can see a photo here.

Striped Cardigan
Top down cardigan with garter stitch ridges for contrast in a striped pattern; fits babies to about 9 months.

Striped Pullover
Knit this adorable child's pullover in an easy stripe and stitch pattern. In sizes 18 months and 2 to 6 years.

Teddy Bear Cardigan And Pullover
This pattern features cute teddy bears knit in and comes in 3 sizes. Includes instructions for both a pullover and a cardigan.

Zip Up The Back Sweater
This seamless pattern fits newborns and has a hood.

Zippered Hooded Sweater
Knit from the top down, it's sized for 6, 9, and 12 months.

Estimated Yarn Amounts For Baby Cardigans
Estimated number of yards and meters to knit a baby cardigan over a variety of gauges, for sizes newborn to 24 months.

Estimated Yarn Amounts For Baby Pullover Sweaters
Estimated number of yards and meters to knit a baby cardigan over a variety of gauges, for sizes newborn to 24 months.

Baby Knitting Patterns Index

Also see Knit A Bit, for patterns by Barbara Breiter