Knitting patterns for baby sweaters, hats, blankets, and more knit with cables. Many of the patterns are free
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Baby cardigan sweater knit top down, with buttons down the side, a basketweave cable panel, and the choice of long or short sleeves. Sizes 0-3, 3-6, 6-12, 12-18 months. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Taiga Hilliard. Pictured project by Germanbloke
Camden Twist Cardigan
Baby cardigan sweater features a simple cable design along the front & back of the cardigan. Sizes 0-3, 3-6, 6-12, 12-18, 18-24 months, 2 years. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Plays With Fibre. There's also a separate matching hat pattern.
Baby Cable Panel Sweater
Baby pullover with front cable panel and buttons fastenings at shoulders for easy dressing. Sizes 0-3 Months 3-6 Months 6-9 Months 9-12 Months 12-18 Months 1-2 Years. Designed by Sirdar. DK weight yarn. Yarn also available on pattern page.
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Baby Cabled Cardi
Baby cardigan sweater with buttoned at the top with an 8 row repeat all over cable pattern on the lower section and sleeves. Sizes 3 (6, 12, 18, 24) months. Uses just one skein 328yds/300m of DK yarn for 3 and 6 months. Designed by Premier Yarns.
More Free Patterns
Baby cardigan sweater with cable owls knit top down all in one piece. Sizes Newborn, 3 months, 6 months, 9 months, 12 months. Uses just one skein 210 yards (192 meters) of Worsted yarn for Newborn and 3 months. Designed by Brenna Kotar. Note: This pattern is written for more experienced knitters and is not very detailed.
Baby pullover sweater with a simple texture and cable pattern. Worked in the round from the bottom up. Sizes 20” (51 cm) body circumference, to fit 12–24 mos. Uses just one skein 497 yards (454 m) of Fingering yarn. The neck finish is single crochet, but I think you could substitute a pick up and knit neckline instead. Designed by Kate Gagnon Osborn.
Esteban Baby Romper
Baby romper onesie with straps. Sizes 0-3, 3-6 month. Uses just one skein 109 - 131 yards (100 - 120 m) of DK yarn. Pantalón Esteban Designed by maria del puerto fernandez.
Wee Baby Angus Sweater
Sweater knit top down, with buttons down the side of the neck for easy dressing, and the choice of long or short sleeves. Size Newborn only. Uses just one skein 400 yards (366 m) of fingering yarn. Designed by Taiga Hilliard Designs.
Patterns for Purchase
Sweater, Cardigan and Slipover Vest
No longer free. Sweaters with cable detail down the front in 3 styles: sleeved pullover, cardigan, and pullover vest. Sizes Newborn to 4 Years, To Fit Chest: 36-56cm, 14-22in. 2 smallest sizes, newborn and 3 months, use just one skein, 240 yds, of DK yarn for each sweater. Designed by UK Hand Knitting Association for King Cole.
Little Miss Susie’s Cardigan
NOTE: The hat pattern is sold separately – see link below. The cardigan is knit from the top down seamlessly in seed stitch with cable accents. This pattern comes in sizes: 3 mths, 6 mths, 12 mths, 2T and 4T.
Inspired by the cozy cabled cardigan grandpa wears. Size: 6 months(12 months, 18 months, 2, 4, 6, 8)