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basic baby Pattern

Pattern Details






Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • inc and dec

Pattern Description:

Babies, babies everywhere... so many of my friends are having babies that I designed a basic pattern that is simple and sweet!

Front(s), back and sleeves are be worked separately from the bottom-up, blocked and then seamed. Stitches are picked up along neckline and collar is worked.


22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches/ 10cm in Stockinette stitch (St st). Take time to check gauge before starting.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • SIZES 3 - 6 (12, 18, 24) months
  • FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Chest: 19 (20.25, 21, 22.5) inches/ 48.5 (51.5, 53.5, 57)cm Length: 11.25 (12.25, 13.25, 13.75) inches/ 28.5 (31, 33.5, 35)cm Sleeve length to underarm: 6.75 (7.25, 8.25, 9.5) inches/ 17 (18.5, 21, 24)cm


  • Madelinetosh's Tosh DK [100% superwash merino wool; 225 yds/ 100 gm skein; shown in curiosity/ forestry (pullover) and cherry/clematis (cardigan) [Main color/ Edge color]: For pullover: Main color: 2 (2, 2, 3) skeins or approx 295 (340, 400, 460) yds/ 270 (310, 365, 420)m; Edge color: approx 25 yards/ 22m For cardigan: Main color: 2 (2, 2, 3) skeins or approx. 325 (370, 440, 505) yards/ 300 (340, 400, 465)m; Edge color: approx 25 yards/ 22m.
  • U.S. Size 6 (4mm) straight (and double-pointed, for pullover) needles, or size to obtain gauge
  • 5 buttons

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers

About Designer

About Designer

Lori Versaci on

Published in knitty and Twist Collective, Lori Versaci is the designer behind VERSACIKNITS. Interested in the use and mixture of texture, shape and finishing details, she has introduced classic garments with a fashion twist since 2009. Lori works from studios in New Jersey and Maine, where she also enjoys yoga, sailing, her four children, three dogs and husband (not necessarily in that order). ...

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