Baby Bobble Cardigan Crochet Pattern

The baby bobble cardigan crochet pattern is simple and cosy, with fun bobbles and in a raglan style, meaning no sewing! It’s a cute crochet cardigan for baby boys and girls, or an easy neutral for gender surprises.

In sizes from 0-3 months up to 18-24 months, it’s a go to pattern for baby birthdays, baby showers, or using up your stash on something cute and tiny.

Baby Bobble Cardigan Crochet Pattern

My favourite colour option is to keep the cardigan in one colour and have contrasting bobbles, but I also love it in one base colour for a classic simple look!

Baby Bobble Cardigan Crochet Pattern

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Baby Bobble Cardigan Crochet Pattern

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You can get the ad-free PDF in sizes 0-24m from your favourite pattern store below.

Baby Bobble Cardigan Crochet Pattern

The pattern in all sizes is available in PDF, with some more info below before you start.

What you need to crochet this baby cardigan:

  • Aran/worsted acrylic (<229g or <459 yds)
  • 5.0mm/H hook
  • Scissors and needle for finishing

I used Paintbox Simply Aran with some scrap yarn for the puff stitch rows. Other yarn used by testers include:
Stylecraft Special Aran
Red Heart Super Saver
Yarn Bee Comfy Classic

Concentration Level

This is a simple project for intermediate crocheters or advanced beginners.

Size Guide

Size — child chest measurement — finished width — yarn requirements
0-3m — 16″ — 10″ — 301 yds / 150g
3-6m — 17″ — 10.5″ — 350 yds / 174g
6-12m — 18″ — 11″ — 388 yds / 194g
12-18m — 19″ — 11.5″ — 421 yds / 210g
18-24m — 20″ — 12″ — 459 yds / 229g

About the Pattern

This modern baby cardigan is worked from the top down in rows. Increase stitches are placed at every corner to build up the yoke that will sit across the shoulders and chest. From there, there is a separation for the sleeves (decreasing hdc rows) and the body (featuring the puff stitch bobbles and straight hdc rows back and forth). There is no sewing apart from the ends, and an optional sc edging to finish.

You can get the baby bobble cardigan crochet pattern ad-free PDF in sizes 0-24m from your favourite pattern store below.

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