Crochet Baby Cardigan Easy Free Pattern

 A Free Crochet Pattern for a Long Sleever Baby Cardigan. This is the Free Version of The Long Sleeved Baby Crochet cardigan. Cardigan is crocheted from the neck down, creating the yoke first and then crocheting the bodice, and finally the sleeves.
 Very easy to make. But Looks extremely impressive.
Crochet Baby Cardigan Easy Free Pattern
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Crochet Baby Cardigan Easy Free Pattern
Skill Level: You should be able to work in single crochet, double crochet

and in a repeat pattern sequence.

be familiar with making a garment from the neck down



Measurements: Newborn 17inches around chest.

Gauge: 9 double crochet measures 2inches



Materials:

Yarn Baby Double knit Yarn

I used exactly 1x100grms

Hook 3.50mm, 4.00mm hook

Additional Supplies




Abbreviations: Pattern written in US crochet terms

ch = chain

st(s) = stitch (es)

sc =single crochet

dc= double crochet

Special Stitches: (sc, dc) in same stitch



Notes:

Read Pattern instructions carefully before starting to crochet.

This cardigan is worked from the Neck Down

To create the shoulders you will increase by working 3 sets of specified stitch in one stitch, each shoulder row will increase by 8 stitches.


FREE Crochet Pattern For Long Sleeved Baby Cardigan 



Start by creating a Chain of 57 with the 4.00mm hook, change to 3.5mm hook to continue

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, Sc in next 8 chs, 3sc in next ch, Sc in next 6 chs, 3sc in next ch,

sc in next 22 chs, 3sc in next ch, sc in next 6 chs, 3sc in next ch, sc in last 9sts. Ch 2, TURN

(64sts)

Row 2: make your first dc in the base of the turning chain in every row from here on in until pattern commences. dc in first 10sts, 3dc in next, dc in next 8sts, 3dc in next, dc in next 24sts,
3dc in next, dc in next 8sts, 3dc in next st, dc in last 10sts , chain 1, TURN, (72sts)

Row 3: sc in first 11sts, 3sc in next, sc in next 10sts, 3sc in next, sc in next 26sts,

3sc in next, dc in next 10sts, 3dc in next st, dc in last 11sts, ch2, TURN (80sts)

Row 4: dc in first 12sts, 3dc in next, dc in next 12sts, 3dc in next, dc in next 28sts,

3dc in next, dc in next 12sts, 3dc in next st, dc in last 12sts , chain 1, TURN, (88sts)

Row 5: sc in first 13sts, 3sc in next, sc in next 14sts, 3sc in next, sc in next 30sts,

3sc in next, dc in next 14sts, 3dc in next st, dc in last 13sts, ch2, TURN (96sts)

Row 6: dc in first 14sts, 3dc in next, dc in next 16sts, 3dc in next, dc in next 32sts,

3dc in next, dc in next 14sts, 3dc in next st, dc in last 14sts , ch1, TURN, (104sts)

Row 7: sc in first 15sts, 3sc in next, sc in next 16sts, 3sc in next, sc in next 34sts,

3sc in next, dc in next 16sts, 3dc in next st, dc in last 15sts, ch2, TURN (112sts)

Row 8: dc in first 16sts, 3dc in next, dc in next 18sts, 3dc in next, dc in next 36sts,

3dc in next, dc in next 16sts, 3dc in next st, dc in last 16sts , ch1, TURN, (120sts)

You will be creating the armholes now.

Row 9: sc in first 18sts, skip 22sts, sc in next 40sts, skip 22sts, sc in last 18sts. Ch1, TURN,

(76sts)

BODY: Pattern Rows.

Row 10: [(sc, dc) skip 1 stitch], repeat [ ] to last

ch1, TURN

Row 11: skip 1st stitch, [(sc,dc) skip 1 stitch], repeat [ ] , finish with a sc,dc in last stitch, ch1, TURN,

Continue working Row 11 for further 10 rows or until work measures 9 1/2 inches,

Changing to the 4.00mm hook at row 16.

Make sure last row worked is finishing on your chosen boy girl right side of work.

Do Not Fasten Off.

Continue with the 4.00mm hook, Attach yarn Right side at last row of YOKE,

Working in single crochet work evenly up the front of cardigan, to neck,

Working 3sc in corner stitches, work around neck and down front

Finish with a slip stitch into first row of pattern

Attach the buttons to the preferred side of cardigan,

I use the double crochet spaces on the opposite side as the buttonholes.

Sleeves: still working with the 4.00mm hook,

Row1: Join Yarn in a stitch under the arm single crochet evenly around make sure you have 26sts,

Ch1 TURN, (you will join the sleeve edge later.

Row2: sc in base of ch,1, dc in same spce, [ (sc, dc) skip next st], repeat [ ] around and finish

With a single crochet in the last stitch, Ch1, TURN.

Repeat Row 2 for 15 rows, (always finish with a single crochet) 16 pattern rows in total.

Cuff (work in rounds) : join yarn at side of cuff, and single crochet in each stitch around,

Slipping to join the other side of the sleeve, so as to work in the round.

Mark here as beginning of round.

Rnd 2 of Cuff: single crochet in first 4sts, skip 1 stitch repeat around,

Rnd 3: single crochet in each stitch around, fasten off and weave in ends to finish,

Weave in all ends

Use the yarn end at under arm for sewing together the arm seams.



Crochet Baby Cardigan Easy Free PatternCrochet Baby Cardigan Easy Free Pattern
PLEASE NOTE: 
I have 2 finishings to the cardigan.
As You can see from the photos the PINK cardigan is finished with only single crochet around the yoke and neck, the

WHITE cardigan in the picture is finished with single crochet in each stitch around

the cardigan. 

How about making a Matching Crochet Baby blanket to go with this gorgeous Cardigan 

free crochet patterns baby blankets, easy

See my Easy FREE Crochet Pattern for a Matching Baby Blanket HERE

Whilst I do not claim to be a professional crochet designer I am a crochet hobbyist and addict, crochet is my passion. I love to experiment and come up with crochet designs, that I posted on my Facebook Page, which then got shared around, thus leading to people contacting me and asking to help them or if I have a pattern for them. I spent more time via emails and face book answering questions about my work, I decided to create this blog to help inspire and help others to create beautiful crocheted pieces of work. So sometimes the patterns will be written as how I have made and understood and interpreted them. Sometimes I may even make something, not take notes and need to go back and work out what i did. 
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