An Easy Baby Cardigan Knitting Pattern
The Angus baby cardigan knitting pattern makes a simple raglan cardigan, knitted from the top down. The cosy cardigan is made in DK yarn.
The pdf pattern comes with instructions for ages newborn to 12 months. The cardigan is knitted in one piece so no seaming is required.
The cardigan pattern gives you access to several video guides showing you the steps of several techniques used within the pattern.
Sizes: newborn (0-3months : 3-6months : 6-9months : 9-12months)
Suggested Yarn: DK yarn
Photographed in Paintbox Baby DK. You will need 174 (194 : 215 : 245 : 268) m / 190 (212 : 235 : 267 : 292) yards of DK yarn
Gauge: 22 stitches and 30 rows in stockinette stitch = 10cm x 10cm / (4in x 4in) on 4mm needles
Circular Needles 60cm in length: 4.00mm (US 6) and 3.75mm (US 5).
Double Point Needles: 4.00mm (US 6) and 3.75mm (US 5) – you may wish to knit the sleeves with the magic loop technique, in which case you will not need double pointed needles.
You will also need: 5 x 15mm Buttons, Tapestry Needle, Stitch Markers (4).
Difficulty: This is an easy baby cardigan knitting pattern – it is a great first cardigan to knit for someone who wants to move on from knitting hats and scarfs. You will need to know how to cast on, knit and purl, knit straight and in the round. The pattern features video tutorials for several techniques in the pattern including casting on more stitches, how to pick up the stitches to knit the arms and how to do increases for the raglan neckline.