Let's Knit Leaf Print Baby Cardigan
Looking for a cute and cozy knitting project for your little one? Why not try knitting a leaf print baby cardigan? This adorable cardigan
is perfect for cooler weather and features a delicate leaf pattern
that is sure to make your baby look extra cute!
What You'll Need:
- 2 skeins of soft baby yarn in a light green color
- 1 skein of soft baby yarn in a cream or white color
- Circular knitting needles in size 4mm
- Tapestry needle
Knitting the Cardigan:
Start by casting on 56 stitches for the back of the cardigan. Work in stockinette stitch for 5 rows.Next, start working the leaf pattern on the back of the cardigan. Follow the leaf pattern and alternate between the green and cream/white yarn to create the leaf design.
Continue knitting until the back of the cardigan measures 7 inches from the cast on edge.Next, it's time to work on the sleeves. Cast on 28 stitches for each sleeve and work in stockinette stitch for 5 rows.Then, start working the leaf pattern on the sleeves, following the same leaf pattern used on the back of the cardigan.Continue knitting until the sleeves measure 6 inches from the cast on edge.Finally, it's time to assemble the cardigan. Use a tapestry needle to seam the sides of the cardigan together and attach the sleeves. Add buttons to the front of the cardigan for closure.
Knitting a leaf print baby cardigan
is a fun and cute project that is perfect for any little one. This cardigan is sure to keep your baby warm and stylish during the cooler months.