Almost every mom has the desire in heart to crochet some winter wear for her baby but most of them do not try thinking that it is a very complicated job. Not to worry; here is a crotchet cardigan pattern that is easy to make as well as fast to make.
This super fast baby cardigan can be completed within 3 hours and when finished it looks as cute as your baby. These cardigans can be crocheted either for baby boys or baby girls, using the appropriate color. The basic design is very simple, but if you wish, you can add variations to this crotchet cardigan pattern.
The cardigans fit babies of six to twelve months of age. When finished the cardigan will measure 10 inches in height, 9.5 inches at the widest part of the chest and 9 inches from shoulders to sleeves.
For these cardigans, simple hand wash is recommended. You will need 2 colors of soft, medium weight yarn, 5.5 mm crochet hook and a tapestry needle. To make this baby cardigan, you have to spend around $3.50. If you would buy similar items from market, it would cost around $30. Moreover, mom’s touch will be missing.
The cardigan is made using half double crochet and double crochet stitches. You need to make a 1.5 inch x 2.5 inch gauge. The cardigan consists of 5 rectangular parts: 2 chest parts, 2 sleeves and 1 back part. You need to crochet each part separately and then sew them together. For finishing, cut off the extra tails of yarn and your easiest baby crotchet cardigan pattern is ready.