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Baby >> Cardigan: 197 Free Patterns

Knitted baby cardigans are the perfect top layer for babies aged from infant to toddler to pre-schooler. On this page, you can find free knitting patterns for baby cardigans in many styles and for many skill levels. Any of these would be perfect if you are looking to make a knitted baby shower gift.

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Den Lille Pastinak

A free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Eyelet pattern.

Fir Cone Cardigan

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Lace edge, Seamed.

BEN Baby Cardigan

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamed, Top-Down, V-neck.

Baby Cabled Cardi

SIZES 3 (6, 12, 18, 24) months

Free knitting pattern using Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down, Worked as One-piece.

Baby's First Knit Jacket

Sizes: 6-24 months

This free knitting pattern uses Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamed, Worked as One-piece.

Baby Jacket & Hat

Sizes: 1 (2) yrs

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Seamed.

Here's My Heart Cardi

Sizes: 6 (18) mos

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Collar, Lace pattern, Long Sleeve, Seamed.

Easy Garter Stitch Baby Cardigan

Easy button-down baby cardigan knitting pattern

This free knitting pattern uses Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: I-Cord, Seamed, Stripes, Worked as One-piece.

Autumn Spice Cardigan

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Textured pattern, Top-Down.

Capucine Baby Cardigan

This free knitting pattern uses Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: One-piece, Seamed.

Kinzie Baby Cardigan Jacket

This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamless, Top-Down.

All-in-one Baby Cardigan

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down.

Baby Fairy Jacket

This lovely outfit will instantly turn your baby into Tinkerbell! A great gift for baby showers or other occasions.

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamed, Stripes.

Wave of Light Baby Cardigan

This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Lace.

Little Hoodie

Sizes: 3 mos (6 mos, 12 mos, 18 mos, 2 yrs, 4 yrs, 6 yrs, 8 yrs, 10 yrs)

This free knitting pattern uses Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, Hood, Long Sleeve, Rib, Seamed, Stockinette Stitch.

Knit Double Stripe Summer Baby Hoodie


Sizes: 6 - 24 months

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Hood, Long Sleeve, Seamed, Stripes.

Frog Hoodie

Sizes: 6 months - 6 years

This free knitting pattern uses Bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Hood, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless.

Little Cub Hoodie

Sizes: 6 mon (12mon, 24mon, 4yrs)

A free knitting pattern using Bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Hood, Long Sleeve, Seamed.

Baby Cardign

We loved the traditional construction and attention to detail shown by this pattern. It is knitted from just one skein of Worsted weight yarn, making it a great gift for a baby shower or birthday.

Sizes: 0-3 months (6-9 months, 12-18 months)

This free knitting pattern uses Worsted-weight yarn.

Ella Baby Cardigan

Size: Newborn-6 mos 20” (51cm) chest

Free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Knit Zip Hoodie

Sizes: Child’s 0-6 (6-12, 12-24) mos

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Crochet Finish, Hood, Long Sleeve, Seamed, Zipper.

Colorblock Kimono Cardigan

Sizes: 6-24 months

A free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Garter Stitch, Kimono Sleeve.

Baby Jacket Set

Sizes: 0-12 months

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Garter Stitch, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

In The Details Knit Hoodie

Sizes: 6-24 months

Free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Garter Stitch, Hood, Long Sleeve.

Kensington Baby Jacket

This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up.

Professor Sweater

Sizes: 1 (4, 6, 8, 10)yrs

This free knitting pattern uses Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Shawl Collar.

Soft Essentials Knit Baby Cardigan


Sizes: 6 to 24 months

A free knitting pattern using Bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Long Sleeve, Seamed, V-neck.

Tiny Stripes Cardigan and Vest

This free knitting pattern uses Light Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, In-the-round, Steek, Stripes.

Show Your Stripes Knit Jacket

Sizes 6 and 12 months

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: cuff-to-cuff, Garter Stitch, Hood, Worked as One-piece.

Buttoned Up Cardi


Sizes: 6 to 24 months

Free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Garter Stitch, Hood, Long Sleeve, Seamed.

Teddy Sweater and Hat

A free knitting pattern using Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Wrap.

Sweet Lady Bug Baby Set

Free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Applique, Seamed.

Hopscotch Cardigan

A free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Raglan, Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down, V-neck.

Year-Round Baby Cardigan

Free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Seamed.

Angelita Baby Bolero Jacket

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cropped, Seamed.

Baby Cardigan

Sizes: Baby- 6-9 (12) (18-24) months

A free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamed.

Danika Baby Jacket

This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Seamed.

Snowbird

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamed, Set-in Sleeve, Wrap.

Malte

This free knitting pattern uses Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Mosaic, Seamless, Slipped Stitches.

NEVIS Top-down V-neck Baby Cardigan Jacket

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down, V-neck.

Grow Into Me

This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: A-shape, Crochet Finish, Seamless, Short Rows, Sideways.

Basic Baby Set

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Top-Down.

BabyDROPS 20-15

Free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Garter Stitch, Sideways.

Arches Baby Cardigan

A free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Lace.

Jasmine Baby Jacket

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Top-Down.

Cute & Classic Baby Cardigan

A free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamed.

DROPS Extra 0-684

Sizes: newborn to 4 years

This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Raglan, Seamless.

Little Charlie Baby Jacket & Hat

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up.

Jack & Jill Baby Cardigan

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamless, Top-Down.

ENYA Baby Cardigan Jacket

This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Lace edge, Raglan.

Jump For Joy Hoodie

A free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Hood, Seamed.

Jack and Jill - Premature Baby Jackets

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Raglan, Top-Down.

Roma Baby Cardigan and Hat

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamless, Top-Down.

Darcie

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace edge, Seamed.

Easy Baby Cardi

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamed.

Bubble Bobble Jacket

Free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bobble, Intarsia, Seamed, Short Rows.

Little Babbity - Preemie Baby Sets

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up.

Little Bibi - Preemie Baby Set

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Lace.

Striped Baby Sweater

Free knitting pattern using Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Raglan, Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down.

Bibi Baby Jacket

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Lace.

Lilac Blossom Baby Set

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Lace, Raglan.

Elfkin Set

A free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Raglan, Seamed.

Winter Warmer Baby Set

Free knitting pattern using Bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Hood.

Tiny Topaz - Premature Baby Jacket

This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Top-Down.

Little Jay - Premature Baby Cardigans

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamed.

Babbity Baby Jacket

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamless.

Drops Baby Jacket and Pants

A free knitting pattern using Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Garter Stitch, In-the-round, Seamless.

DROPS jacket and socks

Sizes: 1 month to 4 years

A free knitting pattern using Fingering or Sport-weight yarns. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Garter Stitch, Seamed.

DROPS jacket

Sizes: 1 month to 4 years

A free knitting pattern using Fingering or Sport-weight yarns. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Long Sleeve, Seamed.

DROPS jacket

Sizes: 1 month to 4 years

Free knitting pattern using Super Bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seed Stitch, Stockinette Stitch, Worked as One-piece.

DROPS jacket

Sizes: 5 to 14 years

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Crochet Finish, Lace edge, Seamed.

DROPS jacket & pants

Sizes: 1 month to 4 years

This free knitting pattern uses Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Raglan, Seamless, Worked as One-piece.

DROPS jacket, socks and hat

Sizes: 1 month to 4 years

A free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Short Rows, Sideways.

DROPS jacket and hat

Sizes: 1 month to 4 years

Free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Raglan, Seamless, Worked as One-piece.

DROPS jacket , pants and socks

Sizes: 1 month to 4 years

A free knitting pattern using Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Colorwork, Round Yoke, Seamless.

DROPS jacket, pants and socks

Sizes: 1 month to 4 years

Free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork.

Drops Jacket, Bonnet and Socks

Sizes: 1 month to 4 years

Free knitting pattern using Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Colorwork, Round Yoke, Seamless.

Cherub Aran Cardigan

This free knitting pattern uses Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Cable.

Drops Baby Jacket

Sizes: 1 month to 4 years

This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Stockinette Stitch.

Cable Princess

DROPS jacket and bonnet, sizes 1 month to 4 years

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, Crochet Finish, Garter Stitch, Seamless, Worked as One-piece.

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