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Best Baby Sweater Pattern

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Designer: Elizabeth Zimmermann
Pattern Type: Knit
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Sizes Included: 20"
Yarn Shown: Bare Swish DK Yarn
Yardage: 492
Needles/Hooks Suggested: Size 6: circular or straight
Fiber Type: Wool & Blends
Weight: DK
Directions for this project inKnitter's Almanac. Known among knitters as "the best baby sweater ever", this little charmer works up quickly, is self-finishing, and has just two tiny seams to graft at the underarms. In true EZ style, however, no sizes are given. You can use different weights of yarn to make different sizes, or, perhaps, as Elizabeth would do - find a baby to fit the sweater! Our sample is knit in Superwash Merino DK Weight Bare which resulted in a 20" chest circumference. Expectant moms and grandmothers are sure to oooh and aaah over this one.

Notions: 8 tiny (1/4" to 3/8") buttons


Knitter's Almanac
SKU: 30952
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5 out of 5 stars

I can't even count how many of these "Best Baby Sweaters" I've knitted. I often make them in dark yarn (like dark blue or forest green) for boy babies and put pewter buttons on them. The sweater expands with the baby's growth and many of the parent recipients tell me how much they appreciate this on their infant.