10 Free Knitting Patterns For Babies

Apr 25, 2023 | Free Knitting Patterns, Free Patterns

Make that perfect gift for the new arrival.  Hand-made gifts are always cherished by Mom’s and Mom’s to be.  Knowing that you put your time and love into it makes it more special than anything store bought.  So we have compiled a list of our 10 favourite free knitting patterns for babies.

Hats, blankets, toys and gift sets. These free knitting patterns for babies are delightful, simple, some are quick to make for that last minute project.  We hope you enjoy.

HATS

Bee Stitch Hat - Free knitting patterns for babies

Bee Stitch Hat

This cute little hat pattern from Knit Pics comes in a variety of sizes. Hat is knit in the round, it is a quick and fun little project.
The thing we love about Knit Picks, is that they make it so easy to get all of the materials you will need to make this pattern in a handy little kit, with the cost to make the project.  Love that!

Difficulty:  Intermediate
Yarn Weight:  Bulky

This free pattern comes from Knit Picks.  You will need a free account to download this pattern.

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Calming baby knit hat pattern - Free Knitting Patterns For Babies

Calming Baby Knit Hat

This very soft and simple hat is absolutely adorable.  This pattern comes sizes for preemie, baby and toddler. It has a cuffed brim and simple stitches.  This is a quick and easy project.  Great for last minute gift, or if you create projects to donate to hospital NICU’s.

Difficulty:  Intermediate
Yarn Weight:  Worsted

This free pattern comes from Knit Picks.  You will need a free account to download this pattern.

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BABY BLANKETS

Chevron Cherub Wrap pattern

Chevron Cherub Wrap

This little blanket is made in contrasting colours to create the Chevron pattern using stockinette stitch, yarn overs, and the central double decrease for building your skills.  Size when finished is 32″ wide X 29″ long.

Difficulty:  Intermediate
Yarn Weight:  DK

This free pattern comes from Knit Picks.  You will need a free account to download this pattern.

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Lovey Blanket Free Knitting Patterns For Babies

Lovey Blanket

This baby blanket is worked in garter stitch with a slip stitch border and a pretty edging.  This blanket will be cherished and loved. Sizes Included: 32″ x 38″, 38″ x 44″, 44″ width x 50″ length.

Difficulty:  Intermediate
Yarn Weight: Worsted

This free pattern comes from Knit Picks.  You will need a free account to download this pattern.

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Squares Aplenty baby blanket pattern

Squares Aplenty Baby Blanket

This soft and simple baby blanket is knit in alternating squares in Stockinette and Moss Stitch, with a Moss Stitch border around the edges. This project knits up quickly. This is a great project for a beginning knitter. Finished size is 32″ x 25.5″.

Difficulty:  Beginner
Yarn Weight: Worsted, Aran/Heavy Worsted

This free pattern comes from Knit Picks.  You will need a free account to download this pattern.

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STUFFED TOYS FOR BABY

Juniper Moose free knitting pattern

Juniper Moose

This little moose is extra soft and cuddly. He is 12″ tall when finished.  His optional wreath is removeable. What a cute gift for that new baby or toddler’s birthday or Christmas present.  The best part, when created with love, these toys are cherished.

Difficulty:  Intermediate
Yarn Weight: Bulky

This free pattern comes from Knit Picks.  You will need a free account to download this pattern.

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teddy bear Free Knitting Patterns For Babies

Little Mishka Teddy Bear

This little guy knits up quickly and makes an adorable gift. Pieces are worked in round and sewn together with thread.  Mishka is approximately 14″ tall when finished. The yarn line used for this fuzzy soft teddy is Fable Fur, available at Knit Picks.

Difficulty:  Intermediate
Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

This free pattern comes from Knit Picks.  You will need a free account to download this pattern.

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GIFT SETS FOR BABY

Gift Set Free Knitting Patterns For Babies

Knit Perfect Baby Gift Set Pattern

This booties, hat and sweater gift set is perfect for the new baby.  Pattern comes in sizes for 3-6 months and 12 months. Choose whichever colour you like with yarn from Lion Brand. Sizes and dimension details are available on the Lion Brand website.

Difficulty:  Easy, Beginner +
Yarn Weight: Worsted

This free pattern comes from Lion Brand Yarn.  You will need a free account to download this pattern.

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baby cardigan pattern

 Cute as a Button Baby Cardigan

I love this classic cardigan pattern.  So soft and snuggly for baby.  Pattern comes in sizes 17.5, 18.25, 19.25, 20.75, 21.75, 23.25″ finished chest circumference. Beautiful geometric pattern.  Even though this pattern is not a set, we do have the matching hat pattern below as well.  You’ll want to grab them both.

Difficulty:  Intermediate
Yarn Weight: Sport

This free pattern comes from Knit Picks.  You will need a free account to download this pattern.

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baby hat Free Knitting Patterns For Babies

Cute as a Button Baby Hat

Matching baby hat pattern that goes with the above baby cardigan pattern.  Sizes Included: 11″ x 6.5″, 12.25″ x 6.5″, 13″ x 6.75″, 14″ x 6.75″, 14.75″ x 7.25″, 16.5″ circumference x 7.25″ height.  This becomes a very special baby gift set when you knit them both.  Absolutely beautiful.

Difficulty:  Intermediate
Yarn Weight: Sport

This free pattern comes from Knit Picks.  You will need a free account to download this pattern.

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Whether you are just starting out knitting, or you have been creating a long time, we hope that you enjoy these free knitting patterns for babies.  We love the fact that our affiliate brands make it so easy to just grab the pattern and purchase the yarn needed to finish your project.  Having the right materials, needle sizes and yarn weight is very important to make that perfect creation.

1 Comment

  1. Kimberley

    Juniper Moose is so cute. He’s on my to-do list.

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