Knitting for children

Knitting for children

Babies mittens knitting patterns free

MittensKeep little hands and fingers toasty warm this season with Sian Brown's bright and breezy fair isle mittens .

Mittens are a wardrobe must-have for babies. Having cold hands is no fun, and these jazzy mitts will keep fingers and hands warm and feeling comfy outdoors in the chillier weather. They're worked in fair isle and feature fun design details like zigzags, stripes and blocks. A snug fitting ribbed cuff will ensure wrists are toasty warm, too. Make them in bright, contrasting colours to fascinate babies' visual curiosity.

You will need

4-ply (fingering) weight yarn, 50g in cream x 1 ball - A

small amount of turquoise - B

Girl’s skirt crochet pattern free

Skirt crochet pattern freeMake this adorable skirt for a little girl who's big on style!



Instructions given fit child's size 2; changes for 4,6 and 8 are in [].


Waist: 20 inches (size 2) [21 inches (size 4), 22 1/4inches (size 6), 23 1/2inches (size 8)]

Cabled bonnet knitting pattern free

Bonnet knitting patternBonnet

Design by Patons Big Baby

Bonnet to fit head: 45-50 cm (6-12 months)


1 ball 100gm Patons Big Baby 4ply in White 2540

Needles and Tools

3.25mm knitting needles

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


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


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


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