Crochet baby sweaters are maybe the cutest craft ever. They’re lovely even before they’re on the baby, and the tiny one simply makes your effort appear even prettier. Crochet baby sweaters may seem to be sophisticated crochet projects that any parent would be delighted to receive, but they are really rather simple to make. They’re also wonderful products to contribute to children’s organizations.
Here are some free crochet baby sweater designs to get you started. Crochet baby cardigans are available, as are slip-over classic sweaters. Warm crochet baby sweaters for winter are available, as are lighter weights for layering. Crocheted sweaters are available for both boys and girls. You could even discover a pattern that you will save and use again and again.
Baby Bear Crochet Hoodie Free Crochet Pattern
In this lovely crochet bear hoodie, your baby cub will be “unbearably” comfortable! Double crochet, raglan shaping, and sleeves done in the round are all practiced in your favorite shade of Red Heart Bunches of Hugs Prints. This cardigan has a seamless construction and is accented with a pair of adorable ears. Give it as a meaningful present to any cub who means a lot to you.
Photo by Coats & Clark
Design by Lorna Miser | Free on Ravelry
Cuddly Character Sweater Free Crochet Pattern
These crocheted sweaters look fantastic made in Bernat Softee Baby! These sweaters will be treasured because of the delicate sheen and gorgeous color palette of this yarn. This crochet pattern is easy to make and uses double crochet and half double crochet stitches in a top down structure, so there are no seams to sew and less ends to weave in!
Photo and Design by Yarnspirations Design Studio
Available free ona Ravelry
Woolly Waves Sweater Free Crochet Pattern
Despite being done in fingering weight yarn, this crochet design produces a wonderfully warm baby sweater due to the density of the lovely wave stitch. The sweater is made with just two different yarns, one solid color and one variegated color. The addition of that varied hue makes for a truly interesting pattern. For weather differences, this sweater includes a zipper closing at the top.
Photo and Free pattern on hookedbyanna
Loopy Love Baby Sweater Free Crochet Pattern
Tamara from Moogly created a wonderfully lovely crochet stitch pattern called Loopy Love, which she utilized to create a variety of free crochet designs. Her free crochet baby sweater pattern is the cutest of all. It comes in three sizes, spanning from newborn to one year, giving you a wonderful reason to create something again and over again if you like it!
Cute Baby Blue Sweater and Pants Free Patterns
This crochet sweater with matching baby trousers is a terrific option for creating a truly adorable ensemble! They both include a drawstring closure for a secure fit even as baby develops. Make them in the same colors or in complementary hues. This lightweight sweater set is knit in baby/sport yarn.
Photo and free pattern on sistersmilesapartcloseatheart
Lacy Crochet Baby Sweater Free Vintage Pattern
Lacy Crochet does an excellent job of revising vintage crochet patterns to make them simpler to comprehend for novices. With this lacy baby sweater, she’s done just that. What a lovely little sweater for a small girl, ideal for layering over a Christmas frock!
Photo and design by lacycrochet
Heartbeat Baby Sweater Free Pattern Design
This free crochet pattern from myhobbyiscrochet.com combines a range of basic crochet stitches as well as a few somewhat more complex stitches (such as post stitches and v-stitch) to produce a really unique texture and pattern that highlights your crafting abilities throughout the sweater. It fits over the arms like a cardigan but buttons close to keep baby warm.
Photo and Free pattern by myhobbyiscrochet
The Shy Butterfly Baby Sweater Free Crochet Pattern
Cats Rockin Crochet created this crochet pattern with butterflies in mind, and if you look carefully, you can see them moving throughout the body of the baby sweater. This free crochet sweater pattern comes with matching hat and booties patterns. Make everything in the kit to make a one-of-a-kind present for a baby in your life.
Photo, free pattern and instrunction on cats-rockin-crochet
Striped Crochet Sweater Free Pattern
The main colors of the stripes on Christy Tchaparian’s free crochet sweater pattern were inspired by the colors of Ernie’s sweater on Sesame Street. The pattern is created for a two-year-old, but you could easily scale it down (by using a smaller hook, for example) for a younger baby.
Design by Christy Tchaparian | Photo by bfcallsmemartha Flickr
Free design pattern on Ravelry