Baby Cardigan with Reverse Collar

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Baby Cardigan with Reverse Collar Pattern


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Knitting: Baby Cardigan with Reverse Collar
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • garter stitch
  • buttonhole
  • simple increase and decrease
  • mattress stitch

Pattern Description:

An extra cute little cardigan pattern with a reverse collar,pockets, garter stitch detail and shell button closure.

Simple and quick to knit, you can finish this one in a couple of evenings.
The collar is really easy to do, it just looks complicated!

The perfect thing to wear between seasons and suitable for both baby girls and boys.
Using self striping wool will give interesting effects, but it will look just as nice in a plain colour.

This cardigan will fit from 0 to about 6 months of age.

All you need is 100 g 4 ply baby wool and a set of 3.75mm or US5 knitting needles.


28st and 36 rows make 10cm square

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • will fit from birth up to 6 months
  • generous fit


  • 100g 4 ply baby wool yarn
  • 3 small shell buttons

You Will Also Need:

  • knitting needles size 3.75mm or US5
  • darning needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

baby wool yarn will be nice in cotton too


natural colours, earth tones

About Designer

About Designer

Alma Mahler on

I am a fashion/ textile designer and mother of six children.
Over time I have designed and knitted as well as sewn hundreds of items of baby and childrens clothing.

I am a designer specializing in innovative and practical children's wear that is timeless and understated.

Sewing, knitting and designing for babies and children gives me special joy and freedom to be playful, nostalgic and ...

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