Lathyrus Baby Sweater

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Lathyrus Baby Sweater Pattern


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Knitting: Lathyrus Baby Sweater
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, Purl, Cast On, Cast Off, Knit in round, Pickup Stitches, Increase, Decrease

Pattern Description:

This pattern is written for babies from 3 month sized through children size 8. The sweater can be made either as a pullover or a cardigan, and in colors suitable for a boy or a girl, making it a
very versatile pattern. Because the yoke is made with variegated yarn it gives the look of Fair Isle without all the work. The top down one piece construction makes this pattern the perfect pattern for a knitter with little to no sweater experience.

Mommy sized pattern will be released soon.


Gauge: 22 stitches and 36 rows to 4"/10cm in Stockinette stitch on size US5 needles in Liberty Wool Light (CC). 20 stitches and 30 rows to 4"/10cm in Stockinette stitch on size US5 needles in 220 Superwash Sport (MC).

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3 mo, 6mo, 12 mo, 18 mo, 2, 4, 6, 8


  • US5 Needles, Darning Needle

You Will Also Need:

  • Buttons for Cardigan

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Classic Elite Liberty Wool Light Superwash & Cascade 220 DK Superwash


Watercolor & Cotton Color, respectively

About Designer

About Designer

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My 5th grade teacher taught my whole class to knit. My grandmother taught me to sew when I was about 7 or 8 and an old family friend taught me to embroider when I was very young. I was always doing some kind of needlework. As an adult I supplemented our family income by sewing professionally.

Now I'm thoroughly enjoying the process of designing and writing knitting patterns. My sewing ...

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