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Crochet baby cardigan : easy and cute

Today we’re making this beautiful crochet baby cardigan from Ecenin orguleri channel, you can make it in any color you want, but i think that this design will be perfect for little princesses …

crochet baby cardigan

Material :

  • 1.5 skeins of 100 gr yarn (320 m) Alize happy baby
  • 3.5 mm crochet hook
  • 2 perl buttons .
  • scissors
  • Measuring tape

Size : 0-6 months / 6-12 months / 1-2 years old

Abréviations :

This pattern is written and charted using standard US crochet terminology.
• Sl st = Slip stitch
• Sc = Single crochet
• Dc = Double crochet
• Fpsc = Front Post Single crochet
• Bpdc = Back Post Double crochet
• Fpdc = Front Post Double crochet
• Ch = Chain
• St(s) = Stitch (es)

Abréviations :

  • dc = double crochet
  • ch = chain
  • V st = 1 dc, 2 ch, 1 dc
  • sp = space
Crochet baby cardigan pattern

Baby measurments :

For babies from 0 to 3 months
waist width: 24 cm
height roba: 9 cm
height of waist: 13-14 cm
Height of the arms: 12 cm


For babies from 3 to 6 months
waist width: 25-26 cm
height of the yoke: 10 cm
Height of waist: 15-17 cm
Height of the arms: 13 cm


For babies from 6 to 9 months
For babies from 6 to 9 months
waist width: 25-26 cm
height of the yoke: 10 cm
Height waist: 16-18 cm
Height of the arms: 16 cm


For babies from 9 to 12 months
waist width: 26-28 cm
height of roba: 11-12 cm
Height of waist: 18-20 cm
Height of arms: 18 cm


For babies from 12 to 18 months
waist width: 28-30 cm
height of the roba: 13 cm
height of waist: 20-22 cm
Height of the arms: 20 cm

For this pattern we will work the 3-6 months (6-12 months)(1-2 years)

Original Vidéo tutorial for our crochet baby cardigan :

  • Yoke division :
  • In this pattern we will be working on 0-6 months, but you can adapt the measurments to fit a 6-12 months baby and also a 1 year old, according to the measurments of the yoke that are the most important, but you should of course adapt the sleeves part of the cardigan to the measurmnets listed before :
    • 8-12-16-12-8 for 0-6 months
    • 9-14-18-14-9 for 6-12 months
    • 11-15-22-15-11 for 1 to 2 years old.

Finished Measurments (0-6 months)
• Total width: 24 cm
• Total length: 27 cm
• Total sleeves length (from the shoulder): 24 cm
• Sleeves length under the armhole part: 14 cm
• Cardigan length under the armhole part: 17 cm

Pattern notes:

  1. Ch1 in the beginning of each row/ round doesn’t count as a st.
  2. The cardigan is worked from the top to bottom in one piece.

Crochet baby cardigan : The Pattern

  • 1st Row: With A, start with ch60 + ch3 (as a height), dc in the 4th ch from hook, dc in the next 6 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next st, dc in the next 12 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next st,
    • dc in the next 16 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next st, dc in the next 12 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next st, dc in the net 8 st, ch1, turn.
  • 2nd Row: dc in the same st, dc in the next 8 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 14 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 18 st,
    • (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 14 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 9 st, ch1, turn.
  • 3rd Row: dc in the same st, dc in the next 9 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 16 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 20 st,
    • (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 16 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 10 st, ch1, turn.
  • 4th Row: dc in the same st, dc in the next 10 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 18 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 22 st,
    • (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 18 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 11 st, ch1, turn.
  • 5th Row: dc in the same st, dc in the next 11 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 20 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 24 st,
    • (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 20 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 12 st, ch1, turn.
  • 6th Row: dc in the same st, dc in the next 12 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 22 st,
    • (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 26 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 22 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 13 st, ch1, turn.
  • 7th Row: dc in the same st, dc in the next 13 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 24 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 28 st,
    • (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 24 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 14 st, ch1, turn.
  • 8th Row: dc in the same st, dc in the next 14 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 26 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 30 st,
    • (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 26 st, (dc, ch2, dc) in the next ch-2 space, dc in the next 15 st, ch1, turn.
  • [Back to video at minute 15:30]

**Now we finished the upper part of the cardigan, this part measures 8 cm

  • 9th Row: dc in the same st, skip next st, 4dc in the next st, ch1, skip next 2 st, sc in the next st, skip next 2 st, ch1,
    • 4dc in the next st, dc in the next st, 4dc in the next st, ch1, skip next 2 st, sc in the next st, ch1, skip next 2 st,
    • 4dc in the next st, dc in the next st, 4dc in the next st, ch1, sc in the ch-2 space, ch1, skip next 2 st, 4dc in the next st, dc in the next st, 4dc in the next st,
    • * ch1, skip next 2 st, sc in the next st, ch1, skip next 2 st, 4dc in the next st, dc in the next st, 4dc in the next st *, repeat from * to * across the row until reach the last 8 st, ch1, skip next 2 st, sc in the next st, ch1, skip next 2 st, 4dc in the next st, skip next st, dc in the last st, ch1, turn. [Back to video at minute 24:00]
  • 10th Row: dc in the same st, ch1, fpsc in the next 4 dc, ch3, fpsc in the next 4 dc, ch1, bpdc in
  • the next dc, ch1, fpsc in the next 4 dc [Back to video at minute 25:00], ch3, fpsc in the next 4 dc, ch1, bpdc in the next dc, ch1, fpsc in the next 4 dc, repeat * across the row, dc in the last st, ch1,
  • turn. [Back to video at minute 28:30]
  • **Now we will divide the yoke to make the sleeves and the body parts.
  • 11th Row: dc in the same st, 4dc in the first space, ch1, sc in the ch-3 space from the previous
  • row, ch1, *4dc in the next ch-1 space from previous row, fpdc in the next st, 4dc in the next ch-1
  • space from previous row, ch1, sc in the next ch-3 space, ch1*, 4dc in the next ch-1 space, fpdc in
  • the next st, 4dc in the next ch-1 space, ch1, sc in the next ch-3 space, ch1, sc in the opposite
  • corner [Back to video at minute 31:10], ch1, repeat from * to * for 5 times until reach the next
  • corner [Back to video at minute 34:20], sc in the next corner, ch1, repeat from * to * for 2 times,
  • 4dc in the last space, dc in the last st, ch1, turn.
  • 12th Row: dc in the same st, ch1, fpsc in the next 4 dc, ch3, fpsc in the next 4 dc, ch1, bpdc in the next dc, ch1, fpsc in the next 4 dc, repeat * across the row until reach the armhole part [Back to video at minute 37:10],
    • ch3, sc in the next 3 st under the armhole, repeat * until reach the other armhole, ch3, sc in the next 3 st under the armhole, repeat * until reach the last 4 dc, ch3, fpsc in the next 4 dc, dc in the last st, ch1, turn.
  • 13th Row: dc in the same st, 4dc in the first space, (*ch1, sc in the ch-3 space from the previous row, ch1, *4dc in the next ch-1 space from previous row, fpdc in the next st, 4dc in the next ch-1 space from previous row*, repeat * until reach the under armhole part [Back to video at minute 43:30],
    • ch1, sc in the next ch-3 space, ch1, 4dc in the next st, fpdc in the next st, 4dc in the next st, ch1, sc in the next ch-3 space, ch1, 4dc in the next ch-1 space, fpdc in the next st, 4dc in the next ch-1 space, repeat from ** to ** for one more time, repeat * until reach the last space, 4dc in the last space, dc in the last st, ch1, turn
  • 14th Row: repeat row 10.
  • 15th Row: dc in the same st, 4dc in the first space, *ch1, sc in the ch-3 space from the previous row, ch1, *4dc in the next ch-1 space from previous row, fpdc in the next st, 4dc in the next ch-1 space from previous row*, repeat * until reach the last space, 4dc in the last space, dc in the last st, ch1, turn
  • 16th Row: repeat row 10.
  • (17th – 30th) Row: repeat row 15, row 16 until reach 16 cm under armhole.

Edging part:

  • ** insert hook in the upper part of the cardigan [Back to video at minute 45:50], ch1, sc across each st until reach the bottom of the cardigan, ch1, turn, sc across each st until reach the upper point again, fasten off.
  • ** Repeat for the other side but here insert hook in the bottom point [Back to video at minute 48:00], Don’t fasten off.
  • ** Continue working on the edging part, ch1, turn, sc in the same st, sc in the next st, ch2, sc in the same st, skip 1 st, (sc, ch2, sc) in the next st, repeat until reach row 8, skip 1 st, sc in the next st, ch5 (first button hole), sc in the next st,
  • repeat * until you reach last 4 st, skip 1 st, sc in the next st, ch5, sc in the next st, sc in the last st, working along the yoke part, sc across until reach the other side [Back to video at minute 55:35], working across the other side, sc in the next st, (sc, ch2, sc) in the next st, skip 1 st, repeat * until reach the bottom, fasten off. [Back to video at minute 57:00]

Sleeves part:

  • 1st Round: insert hook in the middle point of the armhole [Back to video at minute 57:40], ch1, * 4dc in the next ch-1 space, fpdc in the next st, 4dc in the next ch-1 space, ch1, sc in the next ch-3 space, ch1*, repeat * across the round, sl st to the 1st st in the round, ch1, turn.
  • 2nd Round: fpsc in the next 4 dc, ch1, bpdc in the next dc, ch1, fpsc in the next 4 dc, ch3, fpsc in the next 4 dc, ch1, bpdc in the next dc, ch1, fpsc in the next 4 dc, repeat * across the round until reach the last st, ch1, dc in the 1st st in the round (to make ch3 space) [Back to video at minute
  • 1:03:10], ch1, turn.
  • (3rd – 16th) Round: repeat round 1 & round 2 until reach length 14cm, fasten off.
  • ** Repeat for the other sleeve.

Finishing :

  • 1- Using tapestry needle, sew the button to the cardigan.
  • 2- Weave in all ends.

And that’s it ! your pretty crochet baby cardigan is ready, check here more crochet free patterns for babies

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Hi and welcome to Crochet By Mery, i'm Mery, a mom of twins and a Crohn's disease fighter, crochet helped me a lot and your support will help and motivate me even more, thank  you !

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