Free Knitting Patterns: Toddler & Children's Clothes

Knitting for children can be very rewarding. Knitting a children's sweater gives you an opportunity to practice all the same skills required to make a full size adult sweater, without the substantial investment in time or yarn. There are untold numbers of free patterns for knit children's cloths. From sweaters and hats to summer dresses and fall jackets. Patterns range from beginner friendly to advanced.

Boy & Girl Cardigans

Intermediate.

Gauge: 5.0 stitches per inch or 20.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Angel Tank Top

Intermediate.

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Child's Cable Jumper

Intermediate/Advanced. This soft cotton jumper for little ones is knitted in Patons Eco Cotton which makes it beautifully soft for baby’s skin.

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Polly Little Girl Outfit

Beginner/Intermediate.

Kid's Vests

Beginner/Intermediate. Super easy and fun to knit, these adorable vests will keep your child cozy warm and in style.

Easy Pullover

Beginner/Intermediate.

Gauge: 4.5 stitches per inch or 18.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Bunny Motif Pullover

Beginner/Intermediate.

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Belle Skirt

Intermediate. This piece is entirely seamless and is worked from the top down

Gauge: 4.5 stitches per inch or 18.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Seaweed Wrap

Beginner/Intermediate. A quick knit shawl for toddlers and young kids.

Treehugger Tutu

Beginner/Intermediate. Named "treehugger" because it's made from all recycled materials.

Gauge: 2.5 stitches per inch or 10.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Zippy Cardigan

Intermediate. A zippered cardigan for a toddler.

Seed Stitch Toddler Cardigan

Beginner/Intermediate.

Gauge: 4.25 stitches per inch or 17.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Kira Kimono

Intermediate.

Child's Fringe Cape

Intermediate/Advanced.

Gauge: 5.0 stitches per inch or 20.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Adorable Short Skirt for Toddlers

Intermediate/Advanced.

Toddler's Poncho and Pants

Intermediate.

Gauge: 7.0 stitches per inch or 28.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Fuzzy Shrug

Beginner/Intermediate.

Baby Bunny Hooded Poncho

Intermediate/Advanced.

Gauge: 3.0 stitches per inch or 12.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Manly Bib

Beginner. Funny and original bib with faux necktie and collar.

Bib Overalls

Intermediate.

Gauge: 5.0 stitches per inch or 20.0 stitches per 4 inches.

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Anouk

Intermediate. Anouk is a pinafore that will grow with a baby. At first it is a dress and will gradually become a tunic.

Gauge: 4.5 stitches per inch or 18.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Baby Leggings

Intermediate.

Gauge: 4.0 stitches per inch or 16.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Devan

Intermediate. Check out this fun cardi for the active child on your gift list. With its Fair Isle-like front and sleeves it's great for spring or fall.

Gauge: 7.5 stitches per inch or 30.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Quick Baby Sweater

Intermediate.

Gauge: 4.0 stitches per inch or 16.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Haiku

Beginner. A boxy, cropped cardigan for little girls and boys. Haiku is an easy project for novice knitters.

Easy Baby Poncho

Beginner. Very easy! Fringe would be great looking for a toddler size; but may be a choking hazard for a baby. Here's a quick video on how to assemble it.

Gauge: 4.5 stitches per inch or 18.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Melba Sue

Intermediate.

Cutie Patootie

Intermediate. Cardigan and hat.

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