Knitting patterns for matching sets of baby sweaters and hats. Most patterns are free. Updated 12/17/21.
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Baby Cardigan and Earflap Hat
Cute and cozy baby earflap hat and cardigan in stockinette and garter stitch. Use a variegated or self-striping yarn for the hat to stand out. Rated easy by designer. Sizes 6,12,18,24 Months. Designed by Scarlet Taylor. Worsted weight yarn.
You Are Loved Baby Hat and Vest
Matching baby vest and hat knit flat with textured seed stitch heart. Vest sizes 0 to 6 months, 6 to 12 months, 12 to 18 months, 2 years. Hat sizes Newborn, 1 to 6 months, 6 to 12 months, toddler. Designed by Cecilia Fameli. DK weight yarn. Web versions are free. PDF available for purchase.
- Get the free VEST knitting pattern
- Get the free HAT knitting pattern
- Buy the pdfs on the Ravelry page
Cute-as-a-Button Baby Set
Matching baby cardigan, hat, and booties knit with a 4 row repeat Eyele Lace, stockinette, and garter stitch. Sizes Jacket: Newborn (3-6 months, 6-9 months), Hat and Booties: Small/medium (medium/large). Designed by Christine L. Walter. DK weight yarn.
Baby Cable Coat & Beanie
Matching baby cardigan and hat in cables and stockinette. Sizes 0-6, 6-12, 12-24 months. Designed by Elle Yarns. DK weight yarn.
Baby Bolero Cardigan and Hat Sirdar 1817
Matching cropped baby cardigan shrug and hat with knit flower. Sizes To Fit Premature (3 sizes), 0-6 Months, 6-12 Months. 1817 designed by Sirdar. DK weight yarn.
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Watermelon Baby Cardigan and Hat
Easy sleeveless baby cardigan knit seamlessly from the top down in watermelon colors with eyelet increases which look like watermelon seeds and matching baby hat. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Sizes 0-3 months. Designed by Stitchylinda Designs. DK weight yarn.
Handsome Sweater and Hat
Baby pullover sweater with henley neck and matching cable baby hat. Sizes 6, 12, 18, and 24 months. Designed by Jodi Lewanda for Red Heart. Aran weight yarn.
Camilla Baby Sweater and Hat
Easy baby set of pullover sweater jumper with matching hat knit in garter stitch with scalloped lace trim. Sizes 6, 12, 18 months. Designed by Cathy Payson for Red Heart. Sport weight yarn.
Star Bright Baby Cardigan and Hat
Baby cardigan sweater with matching hat with star rays radiating from top of hat and sweater yoke on a seed stitch background. Sizes 3 (6, 12, 18) months. Designed by Heather Lodinsky. Aran weight yarn.
Baby Cardigan and Hat
Baby cardigan sweater with matching hat knit with a triangle texture. Sizes 1m, 3m, 6m. Designed by Panda Yarns. Fingering weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
After the Storm Baby Cardigan and Hat Set
Easy baby hat and sweater set, sized for approximately 0-3 months. Designed by Playing With Fibre. Rated very easy by Ravelrers.
Lea Leo Baby Hat and Cardigan
Baby earflap hat and matching cardigan with an easy cable design. Sizes Newborn, 6, 9, 12, 18 and 24 month. Designed by Helga Skuladottir. Available in English and Icelandic
Bunny Hat and Cardigan
Easy matching baby set of bunny hat and and cardigan sweater knit in garter stitch. Sizes Newborn, 3 months, 6-12 months. Designed by Yarnspirations. Uses 420 to 628 yards of sport weight yarn per set.
Leaf and Lace Baby Set
Baby layette with matching hat, jacket and booties featuring leaf lace motifs. Sizes Preemie, Newborn, 0/3, 6/12 months. Designed by Patons
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended Softee Baby Yarn
- See more Layette Knitting Patterns
Baby Boat Neck Sweater and Sun Hat
Matching hat and pullover features an each ridge texture stitch and buttons at the shoulder for easy dressing. Sizes 6 months (12 months, 18 months, 24 months). Designed by Grace Alexander.
Wee Stripes Baby Sweater and Hat
Rated easy by Bernat, this matching hat and pullover sweater set is sized for babies from 6 months to 2 years
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.
Baby Argyle Vest and Hat
Jennie Harrell’s vest closes at the shoulder for easy dressing. Sizes newborn, 6 months, 12 months
Sideways Baby Cardigan and Hat
Baby sweater and hat knit flat in garter stitch (knit every row). Yoke and sleeves are knit as a rectangle, then stitches picked up for lower back and fronts knit top down. Sizes: 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 24 months (2 years), Child 3. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
Brooklyn Cardi and Hat
Easy baby cardigan sweater in garter stitch with matching hat pattern. Size Finished Chest About 22 (24) in. (56 (61) cm). Takes one skein of the recommended yarn 1117 yards.
- Get the free knitting pattern - web version at Joann
- Get the free PDF knitting pattern at Lion Brand - link below kit info
- Get the recommended Lion Brand Ice Cream Big Scoop Yarn at Joann
Check Stitch Baby Hat and Cardigan
From Yarnspirations. Sized from newborn to 2 years.
Baby Cardigan and Hat
Long-sleeved sweater with offset front and straight topped hat knit in garter stitch. Sizes Newborn to 6 Months. Suitable for beginners according to the designer Phildar. DK weight yarn.
Patterns for Purchase
Theodore Vest and Hat
Baby sweater vest with matching with a matching square hat. Sizes 0-3 3-6 6-9 9-12 12-18 months. DK weight yarn. Designed by Little Cupcakes.
Cardigan, Hat & Bootees Sirdar 1476
Matching cardigan, aviator/trapper style earflap hat, and cuffed booties in baby and child sizes. Knit in seed stitch with snowflake yarn trim. Carigan and hat sizes: 0-6 Months, 6-12 Months, 1-2 Years, 2-3 Years, 4-5 Years, 6-7 Years. Bootees sizes: 0-6 Months, 6-12 Months, 1-2 Years. DK weight yarn. Designed by Sirdar.
Matching Easy-On Sweaters and Hats
Baby pullovers with shoulder fastenings for easy dressing and matching hats with pompoms. Options for stripes or solid color.To fit ages: 0 months - 7 years. DK weight yarn. Designed by King Cole.
Austin Baby Cardigan and Beanie Set
Baby sweater with matching beanie knit in interesting textures of knit and purl stitches in a sampler or gansey style. Sizes To fit ages: Sizes 0-3 3-6 6-9 9-12 12-18 months. DK weight yarn. Designed by Lisa Craig.
I Heart Rainbows Hat for All Ages
This beanie is available in sizes from baby to adult. Designed by Emily Wessel and Alexa Ludeman for Tin Can Knits. Matching pullover for babies and toddlers available at Lovecrafts.
- Get the free HAT knitting pattern
- Get the matching sweater pattern on Lovecrafts
- See more Baby Hat Knitting Patterns
Baby and Toddler Cable Sweaters & Hats
Baby pullover with shawl collars and matching hats in cable designs. 3 different cable patterns to choose from -- Double Rope, Honeycomb, and Oxox. Lightweight yarns will produce sweaters for 3-12 month old babies. DK Sport weights will produce sweaters for 13-24 month olds. Worsted weights will create outfits for 2-3+ year old toddlers. Designed by KittyKnits.
Little Miss Susie’s Cardigan
Baby and toddler sized cardigan is knit from the top down seamlessly in seed stitch with cable accents. Cardigan Sizes: 3 mths, 6 mths, 12 mths, 2T and 4T. Hat Sizes: NB, 3 mths, 6 mths, 12 mths, 2T, 3-5 yrs, 6 - 12 yrs and Adult. Worsted Weight yarn. NOTE: The hat pattern is sold separately – see link below. Designed by KnotEnufKnitting