Easy Baby Knitting Patterns
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Free Knitting Patterns
Wee Stripes Baby Sweater and Hat
Rated easy by Bernat, this matching hat and pullover sweater set iis sized for babies from 6 months to 2 years
Easy Pullover for Babies, Toddlers + Kids
This classic sweater design features a T-shape, long sleeves that can be rolled up, a wide neck opening, and a loose fit. Designed by Purl Soho who rates the design easy. Sizes to fit most 12 month (2, 4, 6) year olds
Polka Hooded Cowl
This easy hood comes in sizes from baby through adult. The designer Muki Crafts has rated it at the beginner skill level.
Garter Stitch Baby Kimono
Easy garter stitch wrap cardigan in kimono style is sized for babies newborn, 1-3 months, 3-6 months. Most Ravelrers rated this easy or very easy. Designed by Joji Locatelli Pictured project by jleigh718
Fortune Cookie Baby Booties
Sheila Zachariae’s baby shoes are the easiest booties ever. Knit flat and folded like a fortune cookie, Sheila put fortunes in them and uses a takeout box as a gift box. Other knitters have added embellishments of ribbons and buttons.
Striped Baby Cardigan
Easy wrap cardigan for newborns in stockinette stripes. Most Ravelrers rated this easy or very easy. Designed by schneckenstrick Pictured project by blowfish15
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Comfy Baby Cocoon and Cap
Easy stretchy ribbed sleep sack with matching hat by Kim Kotary. Rated very easy by Ravelrers and easy by Red Heart.
This hood for babies and children is an easy project and a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Sizes XS (age 1-2 years), S (3-4 years), M (4-5 years), L (6-7 years) Designed by Gina Michele
Teddy Sweater and Hat
Jodi Lewanda designed this versatile, wrap baby sweater and teddy bear hat knit in garter stitch for Red Heart. Sized for 0-3 months, 6-9 months, and 12 months.
Florence Baby Overalls
Little short overalls for baby boy or girl in 2 sizes 3-6 and 6-9 months. Designed by Debbie Bliss. Pictured project by stennas
Easy baby hat with mouse ears. The color pattern comes from the multi-colored self-patterning yarn. Rated easy by designer and Ravelrers. Designed by Vanessa Ewing for Plymouth Yarn.
Sweet Lady Bug Booties
Lorna Miser designed these adorable baby booties for your love bug. Pattern is rated easy by Red Heart and Ravelry knitters. Also available with matching Lady Bug Jacket and Hat.
Rockin’ the Ruffles Tunic
Jodi Lewanda at Red Heart designed this easy vest with a sweet ruffled collar with two versions for baby and child. Baby sizes: 6-24 months. Child sizes: 2,4,6 years
Easy pullover baby sweater with pocket in stockinette and seed stitch. Sizes Chest: (22) 26 inches . Note: the toy is not included in the knitting pattern. Also note that this pattern is on the Internet Archive. The designer Leanne Dyck does not seem to be actively supporting her patterns any more.
Patterns for Purchase
Easy Baby Knits: Clothes, toys, and accessories for 0-3 year olds
Tiered Baby Coat and Jacket
Easy quick baby and toddler coat or jacket is knit from the top-down with minimal finishing and the sleeve knit in the round. Rated easy by the designer and most of Ravelrers. Sizes 0-3 months (3-6 months, 6-12 months, 12-18 months, 2/3T, 3/4T) Quick knit in bulky yarn. Designed by Lisa Chemery Pictured project by iqeverything
Knit in a Day for Baby
Garter Stitch for Baby eBook
10 Designs to knit using various weights of yarn: Baby Hat, Leg Warmers, Ripple Stripe Blanket, Teal Stripe Blanket, Hooded Sweater, Vest, Sweetie Toy, Booties, Mitts, and Fingerless Mitts. Designed by Candi Jensen and Heather Vantress
Happy Cheer Hooded Cardigan
Duoro Baby Romper
Comfortable romper that’s perfect for warmer weather. The designer says that this is an easy pattern suitable for beginners. Sizes: 0-3 / 3-6 / 6-12 months
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!