Basketweave Cardigan for Children PDF Pattern


An all-season favorite in easy knit/purl pattern.  Sleeves are knit right onto the cardigan using double-pointed needles.  New sewing is needed to finish!  The pattern contains instructions for sweaters in child sizes 2, 4, 6, and 8.


Child 2, approximately 24″ around before button band, takes 4 skeins
Child 4, approximately 26″ around before button band, takes 5 skeins
Child 6, approximately 30″ around before button band, takes 6 skeins
Child 8, approximately 35″ around before button band, takes 8 skeins

Create your own kit by clicking on the size.  Your kit comes with the pattern for all 4 sizes and the
appropriate amount of yarn.  Needles are also available as an option to make things easy!
Child Basketweave Cardigan Size 2 KnitKnit                   Child Basketweave Cardigan Size 6 KnitKnit
Child Basketweave Cardigan Size 4 KnitKnit                   Child Basketweave Cardigan Size 8 KnitKnit

Yarn:  Morehouse Merino 3-strand (worsted weight yarn, 145 yards per skein);
the number of skeins varies by size


  • #5 or #6 circular needles, 24″ or longer
  • #5 or #6 DPNs for sleeves
    (Use the larger size needle if you knit tight or American style.)


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