Knit for Baby

6th August 2015
KnitforBaby Front

A poster pattern of six simple and easy projects to knit for baby, in British blue and fur wool yarns.

A sweater, leg warmers, blanket, stitch cardigan, hat and a little fur gilet.

Six essential pieces to knit for baby. Really easy to make using basic stitches and simple to personalise with embroidery, patching, striping, tipping and trimming. Perfect for layering to keep baby cosy and cool all year through, and all made with the very best of British wool.

Wool is the perfect fibre for pampering baby, natural soft, warm in winter and cool in summer, wicking moisture away from the skin to keep baby ultimately comfortable. erika knight British blue wool is 100% British Bluefaced Leicester, spun from the premier fleeces of this handsome sheep, and considered by many as Britain’s answer to cashmere.

Leg Warmers

Easy peasy strips of knitting in K2, P2 rib and stocking stitch sewn up to create a tube to make a leg warmer. Make them in one colour or two, three or even multi colour stripes, random or even.

Little Fur Gilet

A very simple vest knitted in basic garter stitch and made in natural fur wool to layer over lighter weight pieces to keep baby snug.

Stitch Cardigan

The simplest of shapes knitting in moss / seed stitch with wide comfortable neck, short cap raglan sleeves and fastened with a single button.

Garter Stitch Blanky

An essential blanket in basic knit stitch, great to familiarise yourself with knitting whilst waiting  for baby to arrive. Make it as a ‘welcome’ gift for baby or a cosy accessory for outdoors in the stroller. Every row is knitting in knit stitch but with wide border in a contrast colour.


A basic long sleeve sweater knitting in stocking stitch throughout. Easy to ‘pop over’ baby’s head without any tears, with a wide roll neck and simple button fastening. Add your own details with side vents and iron on (washable) elbow patches in ditsy floral print or fine shirting stripe.


The easiest and quickest hat ever on two needles! Made entirely in stocking stitch. Simply shaped at the brim by using smaller size needles and simple decreases at the crown. Use this pattern as a basic, make it in plain colour, stripes, as given here, add a little embroidery or Liberty print fabric bow.


This poster pattern is also available in French and Spanish translation.



3. Stitch Cardigan
right front
should read: Cast on 27(31:35) sts and work 12.5(14:15.5)cm

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