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Baby Whales Cardigan
The "Save the baby whales!" sweater is sized for babies, toddlers, and young children, and features whales and waves in stranded colorwork. Baby sizes:1-3, 3-6, 6-9, 9-12 months Toddler sizes: 12-18, 18-24 months, 2-3 years. Runs big! Designed by Sargantana Formenterenca. Sport weight. Pictured projects by raleuen and MillieMartha.
Animal House Pullover
Long-sleeved child's sweater with intarsia giraffe, elephant, and lion on a color blocked background. Sizes 2, 4, 6. Designed by Amy Bahrt for Cascade Yarns. Pictured projects by KayBej and knitter99
Spring Meadows Toddler Sweater
This child's pullover features a grassy meadow under white fluffy clouds. A pocket hidden in the grass is perfect for a little friend to ride along (bunny pattern included). Sport weight yarn. Designed by Liz Hartman. Pictured projects by the designer and tiger2paws
Cat's Meow Pullover
Long-sleeved child's sweater with a cat and word "meow" in intarsia, an i-cord tail, and striped sleeves. Sizes 2, 4, 6. Designed by Amy Bahrt for Cascade Yarns.
Long-sleeved pullover with a lion's face created with duplicate stitch (though I think you could interpret the chart for intarsia) and a knit circular mane that is added on. Sizes Newborn-3m-6m-12m-18/24m. Designed by Phildar Design Team. This pattern appears to be only available on the Internet archive but I loved how cute it was.
- Get the free knitting pattern on the Internet Archive
- See the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended Phildar Phil Coton 3 yarn at Loveknitting
- See more Lion Knitting Patterns
Long-sleeved child's sweater with a cute penguin who hides a convenient pocket. Sizes 2, 4, 6. Designed by Amy Bahrt for Cascade Yarns.
The Snuffle Pullover features an elephant motif with a trunk formed by the sweater arm. Sizes 2, 4, 6, 8 years. Designed by Lorna Miser by Red Heart. Rated easy by the designer.
Long-sleeved pullover with a cute bear motif created with intarsia and additional pieces. Sizes 6, 12, 18 months. Designed by Amy Bahrt for Cascade Yarns. Pictured projects by the designer and mcshoppe
Designed by Cheryl Daley, this cardigan is sized for 6 month – 6 years and the design is done with double knitting.
Hip Hippo-Ray! Pullover
Child’s sweater has a surprise – a hidden pocket in the hippo’s mouth. Hippotamus knit in intarsia. Sizes 2 (4, 6). Designed by Amy Bahrt. Bulky weight yarn
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended Cascade Yarns® Cherub Chunky yarn on Amazon
Poncho for children with lace butterfly motif on front and back. Sizes: 2T (4T, 6, 8, 10) . Designed by Vera Sanon. Pictured project by samisan2012. Available in English and Italian
Butterfly Baby Set
This “Butterflies Are Free Set” by Yarnspirations includes pullover, pants, and hat with butterfly motifs and matching booties. Sizes for 6 months to 2 years. Note that all the parts of the outfit are included in the pattern, even though the pattern page says it is just for the booties.
Patterns for Purchase
4 sizes to fit 2- 6 years. Pictured is the Velociraptor pattern
- Get the VELOCIRAPTOR sweater knitting pattern on Etsy
- Get the TRICERATOPS sweater knitting pattern on Etsy
- Get the APATOSAURUS sweater knitting pattern on Etsy
This pullover sweater for babies and children features buttons at the shoulders for easy dressing and an intarsia dancing penguin motif. Instructions are to fit chest 16/18”-24/25”, birth to 7 years.
- Get the knitting pattern at Deramore’s
- Get the recommended Deramore’s Baby DK yarn
- See more Penguin Knitting Patterns
Horse Sweater and Hat
Pullover featuring a horse motif and matching hat for ages 2 to 10 years.
Baby Elephant Vest
Child’s vest with images of a baby elephant outlined in lace. Size 21 (22, 27, 28½)” chest circumference
- Get the knitting pattern at Interweave
- Also available in Interweave Knits, Summer 2011 (the price seems to be less for this magazine than the individual pattern)
Penguin Pullover Sweater
Child’s pullover sweater in sizes 2,4,6,8,10 and 12 with two penguins on the front and two on the back. The wide boat neck is easy to pull on or off.