Knitting for children

Knitting for children

Little girl's knitted top-down dress

Dress knitting patternBaby girls will look super-cute in this pretty top-down dress with a sewn-on badge to add extra interest.

Design by Bergere de France

SIZE

Age: 6mths[12mths:18mths:2yrs:3yrs]

Actual chest: 46(50:56:58:60)cm (18[19 3/4:22:22 3/4:23 3/4]in)

Length to shoulder: 35(38:41:43:48)cm (13 3/4[15:16:17:19]in)

Figures in square brackets refer to larger sizes: where there is only one set of figures this applies to all sizes.

Baby booties crochet pattern

Bootees crochet patternThese seamless booties start in the center of the sole and are worked in the round to the instep. The instep is then worked back and forth, and the cuff is joined and worked in the round using front and back post double crochet.

DESIGNED BY Claudia Barbo

SIZE AND FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

To fit 0-3 months: 3 1/4"/8 cm foot length

YARN

Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino, 55% merino wool/33% microfiber/12% cashmere, 137 yds (125 m)/1.75 oz (50 g), Color203 Teal

Bibs crochet patterns free

BibBib Trio

DESIGNED BY Edie Eckmart

Having three coordinating bibs means you can switch them out frequently when they become soiled. Each bib takes just 10 grams of yarn, so you could get a fourth and maybe a fifth bib out of a single skein, if you like.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Approximately 6 1/4"/16 cm wide and 3 1/4"/8 cm long, excluding ties

YARN

Plymouth Yarns Bio Sesia 5, 100% cotton, 196 yds (180 m)/1.75 oz (50 g), Color 2859

Little girl's jumper top crochet pattern

Jumper top crochet patternJumper Top

DESIGNED BV Julie Blagojevich

Lovely merino, cashmere, and silk yarn will keep your young one cozily comfy. The skirt uses a feather and fan pattern, and the piece is worked in the round with doubled laceweight yarn.

SIZE AND FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

To fit 12 months: 17"/43 cm chest circumference and 1 3/4"/34.5 cm length

Braided headband crochet pattern

Headband crochet patternThis ribbed and braided headband is plenty stretchy, so be sure to make it a couple of inches smaller than the little head it will fit. You may use a button for decoration as shown, or choose any other embellishment that suits your fancy.

DESIGNED BY Pam Daiey

SIZE AND FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

To fit 1-4 years: 1 1/2"/4 cm wide and 16"/40.5 cm circumference, relaxed

YARN

Red Heart Anne Geddes Baby, 80% acrylic/20% nylon, 340 yds (310 m)/3.5 oz (100 g), Color 702 Rosie