Baby Rugby Pullover

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Baby Rugby Pullover Pattern


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Knitting: Baby Rugby Pullover
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on, knit, purl, yarn over, pick up stitches, bind off, knit flat, knit in the round

Pattern Description:

This pullover is knit top-down and seamless with a buttoned front placket that is large enough to go easily over the head of a squirming baby.

The collar of rugby shirts are usually white, then do the stripes in the colors of your favorite sports team.

Two of the samples were knit using acrylic worsted weight yarn and two of the samples were knit using wool worsted weight yarn but any worsted weight yarn should work.


18 sts = 4" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-3 (3-6, 6-9, 9-12) months, finished chest 17" (18", 19", 20")


  • Worsted weight yarn 246 -367 yds, Knitting needles US 8 (5.00mm) straight or 24" circular, two 16" circular or one set double pointed.

You Will Also Need:

  • 3 buttons sized to fit front placket buttonholes, 4 stitch markers, tapestry needle, waste yarn or stitch holders

Suggested yarn:

367 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Premier Yarns or Knit Picks Wool of the Andes


your choice

About Designer

About Designer

Nan Knits on

My great-aunt taught me to knit when I was a child of about 8 yrs old so I've been knitting "forever". For the past 2 years I've been designing baby sweaters and selling the patterns. After I retired a few years ago, I started knitting for charity. I knit mostly baby sweaters and send them to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in SD. Selling the patterns I design helps to cover the cost of yarn and ...

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