Want something sweet to make for a baby? If you’re a knitter, these are the perfect knitting patterns for any adorable babe!
These 27 free knit patterns for babies range from diaper covers, booties, blankets, to hats and even a crochet baby dress. Once you see this amazing line up of free knit patterns, the most challenging part will be trying to decide which pattern to knit first!
Use this baby knitting patterns to make a memorable gift that’s sure to become a family heirloom. These baby clothes patterns are perfect as a shower or newborn gift for new parents.
Free knitting patterns for babies are a great idea for beginning knitters who wants to try more adventurous patterns without being overwhelmed by the size of the pattern. It’s a perfect opportunity to try new knitting techniques and learn new skills.
#1 Knit Diaper Cover Knitting Pattern
This diaper cover is meant to be worn over a diaper like a pair of shorts. The ribbed design holds the shape well and the cotton yarn is both soft and weather appropriate. This knit diaper cover pattern is knit on straight needles. The leg bands are created by picking up the stitches with circular needles. This is a fun and easy to knit, making it ideal for beginners. It would make a great gift for the little one in your life!
#2 Knitted Baby Vest Pattern
We’ve got a great vest knit pattern for your baby. It’s not just a vest pattern, it also comes with matching knit booties. This free vest pattern will be a great work for intermediate level knitters.
#3 Krister Booties Knitting Pattern
Small and sweet, these make the perfect knit gift for any new parents. Who says babies need to be dressed in lemon yellow and pastels! These knit baby booties are a quick knit and make a good introduction to more complex shaping for the new knitter.
#4 Rainbow Skies Baby Hat Pattern
A sweet rainbow in a blue sky with white fluffy clouds! This knit baby hat pattern is so fun because if you can’t wear a colorful hat when you’re a baby, when can you?
#5 No Seams Baby Cardigan Knit Pattern
Cute, warm, and seamless what more could you ask for? The No Seams knit Baby Cardigan knitting pattern is the perfect project for your next knitting adventure. This adorable knit cardigan pattern has buttons all the way down and long sleeves that will keep the baby’s arms nice and cozy.
#6 Stripey Baby Sweater Pattern
This Stripey Baby Sweater Knitting Pattern is adorable and easy. You can make this knit baby sweater in stripes or a solid color with contrasting cuffs and button bands in an accent color of your choice. This knit sweater will make a cute and cozy gift for any baby or toddler. Plus, this free knitting pattern calls for durable, washable yarn, making your baby bunting sweater a versatile gift guaranteed to keep baby cozy this winter!
#7 Ear Flap Knit Hat Pattern
With all sizes newborn through adult included, this adorable ear flap knit hat pattern is a quick and cute knitting project for any guy in your life! This pattern calls for bulky yarn making it a fast knit project to hook up.
#8 Drops Of Love Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern
The intent with this baby blanket was to create a beautiful, yet simple knit baby blanket that would be perfect for a baby girl. It’s made with a gorgeous knit stitch called the pearl drop stitch and then mixed up rows of garter stitch.
#9 Cuddly Cow Hat Knit Pattern
This adorable Cuddly Cow Hat Knitting Pattern comes straight from the dairy state to you! This easy knit hat is perfect for your Wisconsin relative or any little farm animal lovers you know!
#10 Simple Knit Baby Hoodie Pattern
The Simple Knit Baby Hoodie is a quick and easy knitting pattern for babies. The adorable hooded cardigan is a great way to keep your little one nice and warm. You really can’t beat such a practical and stylish garment.