Baby Cakes Customized Sweater Free Pattern and Video

Such a cute little sweater isn’t it? And, I love that you can choose the colorway for your wee one as well as add a name. Watch the free video of a recorded class I taught recently on this Baby Cakes Customized Sweater free pattern. I teach you how to knit it, then customize it with embroidery!

It’s a simple knit since it’s 1 x 1 rib and stockinette stitch. Check out the color changes too. But, it’s much easier than you might think!

Baby Cakes Customized Sweater free pattern - Marly Bird

Custom Baby Sweater

The striped baby pullover is knit with Caron Baby Cakes yarn, available exclusively at Michaels. This worsted-weight yarn is self-striping, so there’s no changing colors as you knit the sweater. This cuts the end weaving you would have without color-changing self-striping yarn.

The sweater is knit from the top down and fits sizes 6 months to 24 months. The sleeve shaping is raglan, which is a great option for babies.

Once you’ve knit the sweater, use hand embroidery to customize it with the baby’s name.

You’ll also need:

Download the Baby Cakes Customized Sweater Free Pattern

Click the image below to download the free sweater pattern from Yarnspirations. Save it to your computer or print it out and you’re ready to go!

Free sweater pattern for babies - Marly Bird

Watch the video

Get extra help in this in-depth video by Marly including step-by-step instructions, tips, and tricks. Now you have all you need for a successful project.

Grab your knitting gear, and pattern, and watch this video. You’ll be off and running in no time.

Happy knitting!

We hope you enjoy knitting up this cute little sweater. Show us how you did in the Facebook Group!

For more baby knitting patterns, try these links below:

13 Free Knit and Crochet Baby Projects

Knit Baby Cardigan

Knit Baby Booties

Crochet and Knit Unicorn Patterns


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