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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SIZES Newborn (6-12 months, 18-24 months, 4 years, 6 years, 8 years)
This free girls knitting pattern uses aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Hood, Seamed, Short Sleeves.
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.
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.
Sizes: 3 mos (6 mos, 12 mos, 18 mos, 2 yrs, 4 yrs, 6 yrs, 8 yrs, 10 yrs)
This free boys knitting pattern uses fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, Hood, Long Sleeve, Rib, Seamed, Stockinette Stitch.
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.