Free Children's Cardigan Knitting Patterns with Short Sleeves

Free knitting patterns for short-sleeved cardigan sweaters for girls and boys. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 4/30/23

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Free knitting patterns for short-sleeved cardigan sweaters sized for children with short sleeves that are great for warm weather or layering. Included are some easy patterns, and some with size ranges that include babies or adults.. Updated 4/30/23

To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.

These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.

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Terry M
This is my personal knitting blog. I post links to patterns I like by other designers on other websites. I don't own the patterns or distribute them. I'm a late-blooming knitter who learned to knit as an adult. I believe in knitting everywhere - even on the Iron Throne!