Free knitting patterns for matching baby layette sets knit mostly in garter stitch. Most patterns are free. Updated 7/24/23.
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Tiny Tot Hat and Macaron Sweater
Easy square baby hat knit in garter stitch, with options for knitting in the flat or in the round. Designed to match the French Macaroon Baby Sweater in garter stitch. Hat sizes newborn, baby, toddler, child. Sweater Sizes Newborn, 3 months, 6-9 months, 12-18 months, 2-3 years, 4 years. DK weight yarn. Designed by Kristen Rettig and The Noble Thread.
Baby Jacket and Bonnet
Matching baby cardigan and hat knit in garter stitch with welted cardigan yoke and bonnet trim. Sizes 6 months, 12 months and 18 months. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Red Heart.
Gingham Baby Blanket and Teddy Snuggly
Baby blanket knit in garter stitch and garter rib blocks with matching teddy bear lovey. DK weight yarn. Designed by Val Pierce for WoolBox. May only be free for a limited time.
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Easy Peasy Sweater Set
Striped garter stitch baby cardigan and hat. Cardigan is knit in flat one piece. Hat is knit flat. Sizes 9 mos, 18 mos, Child 3. DK weight yarn held double. Designed by Lion Brand.
Rose Lichen Cardigan And Hat
Easy garter stitch baby and toddler cardigan and hat. Cardigan is knit in one piece, from cuff to cuff. Hat is knit flat. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Sizes 0-6 months (6-12 months, 12-18 months, 2-3 years). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
No Purl Baby Cardigan Set
Baby cardigan, hat, and mittens all knit flat in garter stitch without any purling. Sizes 0 - 6 months. DK weight yarn. Designed by LJM Designs.
Bart Cardigan and Hat
Colorful marled baby and toddler cardigan and hat created by knitting in garter stitch with two strands of different colored yarn held together. Sizes Baby 12 Months, Baby 9 Months, Child 2 Years. Great stash buster! Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
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.
Emma Hat and Cardigan
Garter stitch baby and toddler cardigan with pockets and matching hat. Sizes 9 months to 2 years. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
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Easy Playtime Set
Striped baby and toddler cardigan and hat knit in garter stitch. Sizes 9 months to 3 years. Great stash buster! Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
Strawberry Seed Baby Layette
Easy matching baby cardigan, blanket, hat, and bootees knit flat in garter stitch with seed eyelets. Sizes: 3 6, 12, 18 and 24 months. Designed by Knitting with Chopsticks. Worsted weight yarn. Web versions are free
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Easy Baby Blanket and Cardigan Set
Baby sweater worked flat in garter stitch with matching Basketweave Blanket in garter stitch and stockinette. Cardigan sizes: Baby 6 Months, 12 Months, 18 Months, Child 2 Years, 3 Years. Rated easy by designer. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand Yarn. Uses 1 or 2 skeins of recommended yarn.
Sirdar Baby Cardigans and Booties 5386
May only be free for a limited time. Baby cardigan sweaters knit in garter stitch with options for crew neck or Peter Pan collar. Matching booties in garter stitch with options for cuffs. Sizes: 0-3(3-6, 6-9, 9-12, 12-18, 18-24) months. DK weight yarn. Designed by Sirdar.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Oliver Jumper and Trousers Set
Knit flat in garter stitch, this baby pullover sweater and matching pants are easy knits. The sweater features shoulder fastenings for easy dressing. Sizes To Fit Age: 0 Months to 18 Months. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Rowan Design Studio
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Garter Stitch Crossover Baby Cardigan Set
Instructions for a simple, traditional, garter stitch crossover wrap cardigan, with options for stripes or solid color with contrast edging. Includes matching beanie hat and long leg length bootees. The pattern ranges from premature size to 3 months. Designed by Lynne Christie for DollieBabies.
Nur Baby Cardigan and Leggings
Matching baby kimono crossover wrap style cardigan in garter stitch and stockinette and matching footed pants in garter stitch. Sizes newborn, 1 to 3 months, 3 to 6 months. Designed by Marta Porcel for CreativaAtelier. Available in English and Spanish.
Cedarwood Baby Cardigan and Romper
Matching baby sweater and onesie in garter stitch. Options for knit edging or crochet edging. Sizes 0-24 Months. DK weight yarn. Designed by Sandra Magalhães for agasalhosbugalhos
Color Block Duffle And Blanket
Matching garter stitch baby set with color block hooded double breasted duffle coat and blanket. DK weight yarn. Color Block Duffle And Blanket In Snuggly Dk 5492.
Cardigan, Hat & Blanket
Cardigan sweater, square baby hat, and diagonal blanket knit in garter stitch. The striping effect is created by using self-striping yarn. Sizes: Cardigan & Hat: 0-9 months, 9-18 months, 18-24 months; 3-4 years, 5-7 years, Blanket: 21-3/4" x 21-3/4" / 55cm x 55cm. DK weight yarn. Designed by King Cole.
Garter Stitch Baby Layette Set
Baby cardigan, baby pants, hat, and 2 styles of booties knit in garter stitch. Options for knit edging or crochet edging. Sizes 0 – 3 months and 3 – 6 months. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Elena Mitchell