Photo of Nan Knits

Kangaroo Pocket Baby Sweater Hoodie

from NHP Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Kangaroo Pocket Baby Sweater Hoodie
Kangaroo Pocket Baby Sweater Hoodie
Kangaroo Pocket Baby Sweater Hoodie

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on, knit, purl, pick up stitches, bind-off, knit flat & knit in the round

Pattern Description:

This is a top-down raglan sleeved sweater with a hood and a front pocket. The sweater is worked in stockinette stitch with garter stitch on the front placket and around the edge of the hood. The neck band, bottom band and wrist bands are worked in 1x1 ribbing. The sweater yoke, hood and pocket are worked flat while the rest of the sweater and lower portion of the sleeves are worked in the round. The only seaming is when the top of the pocket is stitched to the sweater.


20 sts / 26 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch using US size 8 (5.00mm) needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

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


  • 324 (374, 405, 433) yards worsted weight yarn, US 8 (5.00mm) & US 7 (4.00mm) needles straight (or circular) and double pointed in both sizes (

Read blog or news article about this pattern »
pdf Digital Download


Need help? Visit our Help Center »

Have you made this pattern?

Share with the Craftsy community.

About the designer

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 ...

Read More »
View all patterns by designer (43) »