Angus Summer Baby Cardigan Knitting Pattern


Welcome a baby into the world with this timeless baby summer cardigan knitting pattern. Work the pattern with optional long or short sleeves. Read below for more details.

Simple Summer Baby Cardigan Knitting Pattern

This is the perfect simple summer baby cardigan knitting pattern for baby boys and baby girls. The Angus Summer Cardigan is a raglan cardigan knit top down with options for long or short sleeves.

The pattern features video and photo tutorials to help you with the stitches and techniques featured in the pattern. The lace pattern featured in the pattern is very easy so don’t be intimidated if you’ve never knit a stitch like it before.

The pattern features schematic and size guides.

Sizes: Newborn (0-3 : 3-6 : 6-9 : 9-12) months

Yarn: DK – photographed in Rico Essentials Cotton DK
2 (2 : 2 : 2 : 2) balls, 147 (168 : 184 : 210 : 234) metres, 148 ( 170 : 185 : 212 : 236) yards
You can always substitute cotton yarn with wool or acrylic for a warmer winter cardigan.

Gauge: 22 sts and 30 rows = 10cm in stockinette stitch on 4mm needles

Needles: 3.5mm needles for rib and 4mm needles for body and sleeves

You will also need: 5 stitch markers, 5 x 15mm buttons and scrap yarn or 2 stitch holders

This baby cardigan knitting pattern is perfect for a new baby to wear in their first photographs. Work the cardigan in an elegant white shade and it would also make a perfect knit for a christening or naming ceremony.

This summer baby cardigan is part of my Angus Baby Knitting Pattern Collection. Find the blanket, bonnet, cardigan and full set.

All the knitting and crochet patterns at The Old Horizon are designed by Emma Gaffney from the Peak District. Emma’s designs have featured in magazines such as Knit Now.

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