4481 Sweaters (birth - age 7)

"Dagnabbit," you might be thinking. "I love the look of fair isle but am (insert either 'frightened' or 'worried') about doing it. How can the beloved child's sweater be livened up with my simple skills?" Ask not for whom the Snuggly Baby Crofter tolls: it tolls for thee. This is an intensely simple design with lightly set-in sleeves and either a crew or V neck, and all you have to do to get the look is to switch from one solid yarn to a self-patterning one, and you're off. We love the soundness of using the Baby Crofter at the hem and cuffs and yoke; these are the places likeliest to show wear or spills first, and the yarn's lively interest makes those things much less noticeable over the long term, in addition to just looking great.

Pattern Detail

  • no charts
  • schematics included
  • sewing required
  • all season
  • straight (flat), bottom-up / toe-up
  • 6 sizes, to fit birth - age 7; see data page
  • digital PDF has 4 pages (a4 size)
  • beginner
  • easy
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 4.0 mm
    • US 6
    • 22.0 st st
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