Fair Isle Crochet Cardigan for Kids Pattern


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Fair Isle Crochet Cardigan for Kids Pattern

Pattern Details






Girls, Boys



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Skill to follow and learn new stitch patterns and charts + written instructions

Pattern Description:


Warm all year cardigan for boys and girls. A heirloom!

This crochet cardigan is inspired by the classic, Scandinavian stranded knitting-patterns.
Being Norwegian, I've learned to appreciate them as part of my cultural inheritance. I'm always looking for methods to achieve the style in crochet!

As an optional final finish, I have added surface crochet- and embroidery embellish to the cuffs and hemline!
Another inspiration from the vintage Scandinavian knitted sweaters. A colorful decor for natural yarn-shades.
Full tutorial in pattern for the surface-stitches!

Once you've got the hang of the repeating 2-row pattern, the cardigan works up real fast! No yarn-breaking.

The sleeves are raglan-shaped, giving room for a turtle-neck, etc, under the cardigan.
The front is closed with traditional pewter-buttons, of course; Any matching buttons are nice!

Link to the matching hat visible on some of the pictures:

16 pages Pdf-pattern
Written instructions
Step by step-pics
Lots of detail-pics and tutorials
Full st-diagram for Yoke in all sizes
Detailed Measures for the cardigan, all sizes
Full tutorial for the surface-stitches
Suggestions for how to work the cardigan in Baby-sizes and sizes for big children (12-14 years).

USA - American Crochet Terms.
Conversion charts for BE Hooks and Terms.

This pattern is for personal use only.
If you like to sell finished products made from my patterns,
I appreciate if you contact me first.
All my patterns are published and copyrighted, and may not be resold or distributed in any manner. Thank you!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: Small: 3-5 years Full chest width finished garment = 74 cm (29 in) Medium: 5-8 years Full chest width finished garment = 80 cm (31.5 in) Large: 8-10 years Full chest width finished garment = 88 cm (34.5 in)


  • Yarn: Light 3, wool, or any yarn suitable for the project, obtaining the gauge in instruction, even cotton is good! Amount: Size S: 300 g (10,5 oz) - M: 400 g (14 oz) - L: 500 g (17,5 oz) Crochet hook: European metric 4,5 mm ( US 7 ) Swatch with any hook size to obtain gauge in instruction.

About Designer

About Designer

SOPHIE AND ME on craftsy.com

Sophie and Me is a small home business with modest production of Pdf crochet patterns for toddlers and women.

As you probably have guessed, Sophie is my manikin, my dress doll! She is about 3 years old, and is indispensable in my work with crochet patterns. No toddlers in sight in my neighborhood! She is a perfect child, always available, never cries and don't have to be fed!
I'm Norwegian, ...

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