Knitting patterns for baby cardigans and purllover sweaters with cute shawl collars. Most patterns are free.
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A shawl collar adds a stylish touch to this seamless baby sweater knit from the top down. Sizes 0-3 months, 6-12 months are free. More sizes available in paid pattern. Rated easy by Ravelrers but it does require picking up stitches for the collar and button band. Designed by Linden Down. Aran weight yarn. Pictured projects by surypie and ElfenJustin who added stripes to the sleeves and contrasting color for the collar and trim.
Baby Raglan Cardigans
Long-sleeved baby sweater in moss stitch and cables with either a shawl collar or v-neck. Sizes 3 to 48 Months. Designed by Sirdar. Sport yarn. A kit is aslo available.
Cardigan with Shawl Collar
This shawl-collared long-sleeved cardigan sweater is available in baby and child sizes. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Sizes 6 mos, 12 mos, 18 mos, 2 yrs, 4 yrs. Designed by Bernat Design Studio
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the recommended Bernat Softee Baby Chunky yarn on Amazon (Prime options available)
Méabh’s Cardigan and Hat
Baby and toddler sized sweater features a shawl collar and braided cables down the front and a statement cable cascades down the back. Matching beanie features twisted rib and cables. Sizes 0-3 mths (3-6 mths, 6-12 mths, 12-18 mths, 18-24 mths, 2-3 years, 3-4 years). DK weight. Designed by Ciara Ní Reachtnín for Knotions
More Free Patterns
Sara Elizabeth Kellner’s design is an easy, seamless, top-down cardigan that can be made in one weekend. Sizes 3-6 months, 6-12 months
Denise or Denephew Baby Cardigan
This shawl-collared striped cardigan is knit seamlessly from the top down, increasing along the raglan lines. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Designed by by Ned Renfield.
Ribbed Baby Jacket
A warm unisex baby jacket with a wide ribbed lapel. Sizes 0-3 months (3-6 mo., 6-9 mo., 9-12 mo., 12-24 mo.)
Little Gentleman Jacket
Sized for 12 and 18 months.
Patterns for Purchase
Snuggly Baby Cardigans
Baby sweater with options for shawl collar or v-neck. Garter stitch gives added texture at the shoulders and the elbows. Knit flat. Sizes: (0-6; 6-12) months; (1-2; 2-3) years. DK weight yarn. Designed by Sirdar. Kit available for both cardigans.
- Get the knitting pattern on Deramore's
- Get the recommended Snuggly Baby Cashmere Merino DK (24 shades)
Louis Baby Cardigan
Baby double breasted cardigan sweater with shawl collar. Size: To Fit Age: Newborn to 18 Months. DK weight yarn. Designed by Willow & Lark.
Inspired by the cozy cabled cardigan grandpa wears. Size: 6 months(12 months, 18 months, 2, 4, 6, 8)
Baby Peony Garter Stitch Cardigan
Very quick and very easy to knit designed by Audrey Wilson. Sizes 0-3months. 3-6 months. 6-12 months. Pictured project by Aloysius