Easy-On Pullovers for Babies and Children Knitting Patterns
Knitting patterns for baby pullover sweaters that have buttons at the shoulders, neckline, or yoke so they easily slip over baby’s head.
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Free Knitting Patterns
This pullover has a textured yoke and buttons along the edge of the raglan sleeve for easy dressing. Sizes 1/3 – 6/9 – 12/18 months (2 – 3/4) years. Designed by DROPS Design. Available in many languages. Pictured project by Fraugee728.
Baby Baseball Tee With Mittens
This two-color pullover inspired by baseball jerseys has a convenient front pocket for binkies and buttons at the collar for easy dressing. Size 3 Months. Pictured project by Shanamama. Excerpted on Canadian Living from Knit 2 Together: Patterns and Stories for Serious Knitting Fun by Tracey Ullman and Mel Clark.
Baby Gansey Sweater
This Easy Baby Aran pullover features gansey texture stitch patterns and buttons at the shoulders for easy dressing. Designed by Sarah Hoffman. Size 12 to 28 months / 20 inch chest finished size. Pattern is on the Internet Archive.
This baby pullover tee is knit top down from the collar and has buttons on the shoulders for easy dressing. Sizes 3 months, 6 months, 1 year, 2 years. Designed by Yarn Madness. Available in English and Swedish.
Simple & Soft Baby Pullover
Easy baby sweater is a quick knit in bulky yarn and buttons on the shoulders for easy dressing. Sizes 12 months – 24 months. Designed by Lorna Miser.
Long-sleeved baby pullover features a simple all-over cable stitch on the body and buttons at the yoke for easy dressing. Sizes Newborn [3-6 months, 6-9 months, 9-12 month, 12-18 months, 18-24 months, 3T]. Designed by Katie Hanrott
Long-sleeved baby pullover is knit with garter stitch and easy slip stitch colorwork (one color per row). Buttons on shoulders for easy dressing. Size 0 – 3 months. Designed by kiddiwinksknits.
Lace Sleeve Baby Pullover
This baby sweater “HINE is a Girl” by Kelly van Niekerk features beautiful lace leaf short sleeves and buttons at the yoke for easy dressing. Great for layering or by itself in warm weather. Size 18-24 months. Pictured project by hetty24tigger
This boatneck baby pullover sweater features ribbed lapped shoulders with a button for easy dressing. Sizes 18-24 months. Available in English, Italian, and French. Designed by Solenn Couix-Loarer
This is a bottom-up pullover sweater with raglan sleeves and with a buttoned shawl collar for easy dressing. Designed by Jessica Leigh. Sizes 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 24 months
Simply Cute Pullover
This easy baby sweater is knit in garter stitch and fastens with buttons at the shoulders. To fit 6 (12-18) mos.
Log Cabin Baby Sweater
This baby sweater is easily customizable for size and style. Knit in garter stitch sections and constructed like a Log Cabin quilt, the pullover features button fastening on the shoulder and boat neck for easy dressing. It can be knit with long or short sleeves, or sleeveless. Designed by Cirilia Rose. Pattern and instructional video class available for free with a free trial at Creativebug OR purchase pattern and class individually. Pictured project by fridaria
Patterns for Purchase
Petite Facile Baby and Child Pullover
Long sleeved baby sweater features a button placket for easy dressing. Sizes 3 months (6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 2 years, 4 years). Designed by Meghan Jones
Little Princess and Little Prince Baby Sweaters
Long sleeved baby pullover with buttons at shoulders. SIZES 0-3 3-6 6-12 12-18 months
This sweater features a cozy cable pattern and buttons at the shoulders for easy dressing. Sizes Chest 22 (24, 26)”/56 (61, 66)cm. One of the patterns in 60 Quick Baby Knits
Digger Motif Baby Sweater
Long sleeved baby pullover featuring intarsia motif. SIZES 0-3 3-6 6-12 12-18 months
Easy Baby Pullover
This pullover features a colorful intarsia bird and flower pattern and buttons at one shoulder for easy dressing. Sizes 6-18 months. One of the patterns in 60 Quick Baby Knits. Pictured project by PDamon
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!