Sweaters and tops with heart motifs for babies, children, and adults. Updated 6/18/23
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Love Patches Baby Sweater
Baby sweater in basketweave pattern with heart applique elbow patches. Sizes To Fit Age: 3 to 24 months. Designed by Universal Yarn. Sport weight yarn.
Lover Cardigan Sweater
Color blocked cardigan with double moss stitch sleeves and heart motifs on a striped background. Sizes S, M, L, XL. Designed by AnxiousGirlKnits for Hobbii. Chunky weight yarn.
Heart Cable Cropped Cardigan
Long sleeved cropped cardigan with columns of cable hearts on bodice and sleeves in sizes from child to adult. 6 Sizes from 61cm to 117cm (aboug 24 inches to 47 inches) Aran weight yarn. Cable Cropped Cardigan Elle 7442 designed by Saprotex International Design Studio.
Heart Cardigan and Beret
Applique knit hearts decorate this gatching cardigan and beret in baby and child sizes. Cardigan knit in 3 color stripes in garter stitch and stocknette. Hat and cardigan knit flat. Sizes To fit ages: 0-6(6-12) months, 1-2;2-3;4-5;6-7 years. DK weight yarn. Elle 7743 designed by Saprotex International Design Studio.
Heart Argyle Vest and Sweater
A fun take on traditional argyle that uses hearts instead of diamonds for either a sleeveless pullover vest or long sleeved pullover sweater in children's sizes. Sizes To fit ages: 1-2(3-4;5-6;7-8;9-10) years. There is also an option for a traditional diamond argyle. Fingering weight yarn. Elle 7074 designed by Saprotex International Design Studio.
Heart Cable Long Cardigan
Short sleeved cardigan or vest with all over heart cable design and shawl collar in sizes from child to adult. 6 Sizes from 61cm to 117cm (aboug 24 inches to 47 inches) Aran weight yarn. Elle 7442 designed by Saprotex International Design Studio.
Love You Pullover
Baby and child sized pullover sweater features an all over heart pattern in stranded colorwork. Using a multicolored yarn creates easy color changes. DK weight yarn. Elle 7816 designed by Saprotex International Design Studio.
Child sized pullover sweater with heart motifs. Sizes Chest 15" to 20". Designed by FRAYA. Bulky weight yarn. Available in English, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Heaps of Heart Cardigan
Long sleeved cardigan with intarsia hearts around yoke. Sizes Bust 86cm to 107cm. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Paintbox Yarns.
More Free Patterns
Children's cardigan sweater with heart cables down the back and chain cables along the front edges. Sizes 4 years/104 cl (6 years/116 cl) 8 years/128 cl (10 years/140 cl) 12 years/152 cl. Designed by Signe Strømgaard for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, German
Be Mine Heart Sweater and Pocket Skirt
Wear your heart on your sleeve with this turtleneck pullover. Matching Maci Pocket Skirt. Sweater Finished Bust Size 38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66)” to fit bust 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)”. Skirt Finished Waist Size 26 (30, 34, 38, 42, 44, 48, 50)” to fit waist 28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 46, 50, 52)”. Designed by Quayln Stark.
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Love Games Sweater
Pullover sweater with heart on a checkerboard background. Sizes S, M, L, XL. Designed by AnxiousGirlKnits for Hobbii. Chunky weight yarn.
Baby dress or tunic sweater with lace hearts on bodice and hem. Sizes 3 (6, 12, 18, 24) months. Self-striping yarn mimics colorwork. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team.
Fluffy Hearts Sweater
The sweater features lace hearts around the circular yoke. Worked in the round, seamless, bottom-up. Sizes Bust circumference 85 (95, 104, 114, 125.5) cm 34 (38, 41.75, 45.75, 50.25) inches. Designed by Sara Mereu.
Here's My Heart Cardi
Lace baby sweater with lace hearts and picot edge. Sizes 6 Mo., 18 Mo. Designed by Susie Bonell for Cascade Yarns. DK weight yarn.
Yours Truly Baby Hoodie
Baby cardigan jacket with hood, zipper, and heart motif. Worsted weight yarn. Sizes baby sizes 6m (12m, 18m). Web version is free. PDF is for purchase. Designed by Amanda Saladin.
Dorn Children’s Sweater
Hearts circle the yoke of this children's sweater. Sizes 4 (6) 8 (10) 12 years. Designed by Katharina Mülle for Hobbii. Sport weight yarn.
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Heart Child Cardigans 2478
No longer free. Children's Round Neck Cardigan and Flat Collar Cardigan with entwined cable hearts along the front. Sizes 2-3 Years, 4-5 Years, 6-7 years, 8-9 Years, 10-11 Years, 12-13 Years. Designed by Sirdar. Aran weight yarn.
Heart Sweater and Dress 4494
No longer free. A cable heart is featured on this baby and child sized sweater and tunic dress. Sizes 0-6 Months, 6-12 Months, 1-2 Years, 2-3 Years, 4-5 Years, 6-7 years. Designed by Sirdar. DK weight yarn.
Girls Bobble Heart Jumper
Baby and toddler sized pullover sweater with a heart bobble motif and picot edges. Sizes 6-12 (12-18) (24-36) (36-48) months. Designed by Woman's Weekly. DK weight yarn.
Heirloom Baby Knits
24 baby cardigans, sweaters, blankets and other baby knitting patterns including the Princess of Hearts Cardigan on the cover, Valentine Textured Heart-Patterned Cardigan, Designed by Deborah Newton.
Heart Lace Child's Sweater
Child's short-sleeved top with column of lace hearts. Sizes: 3yrs/22” 4yrs/23” 5yrs/24” 6yrs/25” 7yrs/25.75” 8yrs/26.5” 9yrs/27.25” 10yrs/28”. DK weight yarn. Sweet As… designed by Amber Bertram. DK weight yarn.
Heart Cable 3-in-1
Versatile garment that can be worn as a cross vest, infinity scarf, or hooded cowl, knit with heart cables. Designed by ElegantEyelets. DK weight yarn.
Heart and Soul Sweater
Lovable, oversized, textured jumper that features heart shaped cables all throughout the body and sleeves. With both written instructions and charts, this pattern is a great introduction into cables! 6 Sizes To fit chest: 28 inches to 50 inches. Quick knit in super bulky weight yarn. Designed by Brenda Lam for BrendaMadeThis.
With Love P067 Baby Cardigan
Seamless top down baby cardigan with hearts. The pattern comes with written instructions row by row and schematics. Size 6-12months. Designed by AnaSwet. DK weight yarn.
Sweater for babies and children with graphic color-blocked heart in intarsia. Sizes To Fit Age: 1 to 10 Years Designed by MillaMia. Sport weight yarn.
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.