Henry Cardigan Pattern


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Henry Cardigan Pattern

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Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast-on
  • Pick up Stitches
  • knit
  • purl
  • basic increasing & decreasing

Pattern Description:

This easy, beginner-friendly raglan cardigan pattern is worked top-down, all in one piece, so you can easily adjust the sleeve and hem length if desired for a growing child (or even add length later). Sample shown in size 12 months featuring long sleeves; instructions are provided for short sleeves as well. Work the sweater striped as shown, or try a variegated yarn instead. Just right for both little boys and girls who might find treasures to hide in little pockets. Hunt down the perfect set of buttons to personalize the knit for your munchkin.


20 sts and 27 rows per 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Chest: 17(18, 19.75, 21.5, 23, 25.25)"
  • Size: Newborn(3 months, 12 months, 18 months, 2, 4)


  • Yarn: 110(130, 170, 200, 240, 275) yards A and 70(85, 120, 140, 185, 215) yards B worsted weight yarn
  • Tools: Size 7(4.5 mm) needles and set of 5 DPNs, stitch markers

You Will Also Need:

  • Notions: 3(3, 3, 3, 3, 4) 1-inch buttons

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Spud & Chloe Sweater


Life Jacket & Igloo

About Designer

About Designer

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Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When I Grow Up line is for those of us who are not tots, featuring a modern classic style. Kate also strives to add specifically to the growing body of knits for boys as she has three of her own! You can ...

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