Spring Knits For The Little Ones
My favorite thing about knitting for little munchkins is how quickly the projects are finished! Plus, the garments are always adorable. One of the trunk shows we have on display in the shop is completely comprised of patterns for children and babies- and it's almost giving me a cuteness overload.
We have hard copies of the patterns for sale for $6. Each of the patterns comes with a code to digitally download the pattern's PDF. Click HERE to view the whole collection.
All of the patterns (except for the fingering weight headbands) use either a DK or a Worsted weight yarn. Because of the season and the style of these knits, we recommend yarns that are durable, washable, and lightweight. For the DK weight patterns, our yarn suggestions are Cerro, Song, the Ecowash DK from Swan's Island, or Zara. For the Worsted weight projects, we suggest using Liberty Wool, Chesapeake (which is now 50% off!), Sandpiper, Cotton Classic, or the Superwash Worsted Weight from Rhichard Devrieze.
Chloe is a cute little short sleeved sweater that would also be an excellent project for leftover bits of worsted weight yarn from your stash. The ruffle around the bottom is a cute feminine detail, and the two buttons give you the opportunity to add a little personal flair for the little one who gets to wear it. This pattern knits up in a flash, and is written for sizes 3 months to girls size 10!
Dapper is a handsome and classic style cardigan- complete with pleats, pockets, and a cute notched collar. The button details are sweeter than sugar, and by playing with the colors and button choices this sweater would be fitting for any babe that needs an extra layer. One thing to note about Dapper, is that there are a few bits of errata. You can find that errata here, on the ravelry page, and a print out of errata corrections will also be included with any shipments of the hard copy.
The Spring Garden Tee is a simple stockinette design with a precious lace pattern on the cap-sleeves. It's an easy project that's worked top-down in one single piece, so it's definitely a quick knit. Like Chloe, this pattern is written for a wide range of sizes- from 3 months to girls size 14.
Also in the trunk show you'll find a gorgeous tank-dress with a cute picot neckline and a lacey bottom edge, a cozy cardigan with colorwork sheep knitted on the front pockets, and two of the sweetest headbands you'll ever see.
What do you think? Are any of the patterns or yarns calling to you? Let us know what you think, and don't forget to share your own progress with us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, or Ello!