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Free Knitting Patterns: Patterns for Babies

Free knitting patterns for the babies and infants in your life. From sweaters to blankets to adorable baby booties, we've cot your little one covered.
  1. Blanket Knitting Patterns (9)
  2. Hat Knitting Patterns for Babies (17)

Crocheted Edge Baby Tube Socks
These super-easy tube socks are embellished with a bit of crochet in the picot edging, which makes them cute for a girl but can be omitted completely for a boy.

Star Bib
Bibs are great projects to make and give as gifts because every new parent needs a lot of them. This knit bib pattern features a star motif worked in duplicate stitch, as well as an adjustable strap for keeping the bib secure and useful as the baby grows.

Easy Baby Booties
Baby booties or baby socks are a great present for a new little one, and they're super quick to knit as well. This basic pattern leaves lots of room for embellishment, from changing the stitch pattern to adding embroidery when they're finished.

Baby Bootie Tops
Start with purchased baby bootie bottoms, then knit up a quick topper for a cute and crazy-quick baby gift any mom will appreciate.

Baby Striped Pillow
This striped pillow is the perfect decoration for a baby's room, but it could also be knit in more grownup colors for a living room or adult bedroom.

Garter Stitch Bib
This garter stitch bib is really easy to knit, and quite durable. Knit a bunch of these for a mom-to-be and she will be grateful.

Monogram Baby Pillow
This quick and easy monogram baby pillow is the perfect decoration for a nursery, or you can add a piece of ribbon and hang it from the child's doorknob.

Preemie and Infant Socks
These easy little socks were designed for preemies, but are sized up to full-term babies as well. The simple rib and Stockinette combo means they'll whip up in a hurry as a gift for a baby of any size.

Infant's Trinity Stitch Prayer Shawl
This Trinity Stitch Prayer Shawl is a perfect gift for a new baby and can be used to wrap the child for its christening or other early-life celebrations. When the child is older, it can be used as a blanket for a cradle or as a security blanket.

Infant/Child Slippers
A simple rectangle knit in Garter Stitch is folded and seamed to make a slipper for an infant or child in one of the easiest projects for new knitters out there since the scarf.

Eyelet Tunic for Babies and Toddlers
This easy Eyelet Tunic is sized for kids ages 3 months to 4 years. It's worked in the round from the bottom up and is a great basic for any girl's wardrobe.

Baby Aran Body Suit - Free Knitting Pattern For a Baby Aran Body Suit
This Aran Body Suit is a beautiful gift for a baby, whether your own or someone else's, and would be the perfect addition to the family's holiday photos.

Baby Cape
This easy Knit Cape or scarf for an infant or toddler is a great way to add a little extra warmth (and fun) to a little one's winter wardrobe. It's great for dress up during the rest of the year, too.

Baby Aran Booties
This free knitting pattern for Baby Aran Booties is available in sizes 0-3 months and 3-6 months. It features a rope cable pattern and is designed to match the Baby Aran Body Suit and Baby Aran Hat perfectly.

Absolutely Basic Baby Sweater
Use this pattern to make an absolutely basic baby sweater in garter stitch. This simple double-breasted sweater pattern is available in sizes preemie to six months, and features modified drop sleeves, a square neck and wooden duffel coat toggles.

Baby Cocoon
Use this free pattern to make a Cocoon for your baby. Sized for newborns and useful as a wearable blanket or swaddle, this is ideal especially ideal as a photography prop for newborn portraits.

Little Aran Vest
This Little Aran Vest pattern is available in sizes ranging from newborn to 24 months. This pullover vest features an allover cable pattern and v-neck.

Ruffled Leg Warmers
Use this free pattern to make ruffled leg warmers in toddler and child sizes. Made seamlessly in one piece, they have a tapered leg and ruffled hem.

Easy Stay-On Bib
Bibs are useful, but sometimes hard to keep on. This pattern eliminates this problem with a sweater-like neckband to keep the bib on baby's body.

Baby Watch Cap
This little watch cap is a great way to keep your little one warm and stylish. Fold the deep ribbing over to keep his or her ears even warmer.

Baby Aran Hat
This Baby Aran Hat free knitting pattern is available in sizes newborn, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months and 24 months. It features allover cable patterning and is designed to match the Baby Aran Body Suit.

Slip Stitch Baby Hat
Use this free knitting pattern to make a slip stitch baby hat. This slip stitch baby hat has no shaping to worry about, cute squared off corners, an easily memorized slip stitch pattern, and tassel embellishments. This slip stitch baby hat pattern is available in sizes preemie, newborn, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months and 24 months.

Slouchy Spring Hat
This slouchy lace baby hat is the perfect addition to your child's spring wardrobe. Sized for newborns to preschoolers.

Colorful Cuteness
This simple and quick to knit baby hat is only slightly more complicated than a basic Stockinette hat would be, but the purl ridges add interest.

Kids' Snowflake Hat
A Snowflake Hat is just the thing to bring a bit of winter to your child's head. Sized from small newborn to age 1-3.

Pumpkin Hat
Knit your little one a cute pumpkin hat for Halloween or to wear throughout the fall for a little festive spirit.

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