Free knitting patterns for baby cardigans and pullover sweaters with stripes. Most patterns are free. Most patterns are free. Updated 9/30/23
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Essentials Baby Sweater
Baby pullover with 3 color stripes. Yoke and sleeves are knit sideways which puts the stripes perpendicular to the horizontal striped body. Sizes Newborn, 3 months, 6 months. DK weight yarn. Designed by Yarnplaza.com.
Baby Slipover Vest
V-neck pullover baby vest with stripes and contrasting garter stitch yoke. Sizes 3/6 months, 9/12 months, 18/24 months. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Schachenmayr. Available in English and German
Baby Fiber Optic Cardigan
Sweater with graduated stripes knit seamlessly top down in baby and child sizes. Sizes 6-12, 12-18 months, 2, 3, 4 years. DK weight yarn. Designed by Gretchen Fancher
Striped Baby Cardigan
Wrapped front striped baby cardigan with two bottom buttons. Size newborn. DK weight yarn. Designed by schneckenstrick designs. Pictured project by xmendel
F488 Baby and Toddler Striped Cardigan
Top down raglan sweater with stripes and buttons at the yoke. Sizes 0-3, (6, 12, 18, 24) months. DK weight yarn. Designed by Vanessa Ewing
Baby Pullover and Cardigan
Easy striped baby and child sized sweater with garter stitch yoke and stockinette stripes with options for pullover or cardigan styles. Sizes 0-3, 3-6, 6-12 months, 1-2, 3-4, 5-6 years. DK weight yarn. Designed by Saprotex International Design Studio
Theodora Baby Cardigan
Easy striped baby and toddler cardigan with body knit in one piece and button bands knit as part of body so no picking up stitches. Sizes 0-6 months (6-12 months, 12-18 months, 2-3 years). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand
Wee Stripes Baby Sweater and Hat
Rated easy by Bernat, this matching hat and pullover sweater set is sized for babies from 6 months to 2 years
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Striped Garter Stitch Baby Jacket
Baby cardigan knit flat in garter stitch in just 3 pieces with long sleeves knit as part of front and back. Sizes 1-3-6-12-18 months. Designed by by Bergère de France. Fingering weight yarn.
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Striped baby top-down raglan cardigan. Sizes 12 (18, 24) mos. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team
Striped Baby Cardigan
Baby cardigan with with stripes below a houndstooth checked yoke. Sizes To Fit Baby Size: 0-3, (6-12, 18-24) months. Baby Cardigan in Plymouth Yarn Cashmere De Cotone 3008 Worsted weight yarn.
Scrappy Socky Stripey Cardi
This baby cardigan is a great way to use up leftover sock yarn and uses three different leftover yarns – one solid, one variegated, and one self-striping. Sizes 0-6 mos (6-12 mos, 18 mos, 2 yrs). Rated easy by Ravelrers. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Fawn Pea.
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.
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Matching Easy-On Sweaters and Hats
Baby pullovers with shoulder fastenings for easy dressing and matching hats with pompoms. Options for stripes or solid color.To fit ages: 0 months - 7 years. DK weight yarn. Designed by King Cole.
Knit in a Day for Baby
This ebook is a treasury of quick and easy designs that the average knitter can complete in 2 to 12 hours. Designs include sweaters, blankets, caps, toys, totes, hanger covers, pacifier fobs, bath mitts, booties, and more.