Mini Cozy Cardigan

PDF Crochet Pattern

$3.99

Even beginners can crochet this simple children’s cardigan! Learn how to crochet a sweater for kids with this PDF pattern & video tutorial.

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PDF Pattern Includes:

  • Children’s sizes 2 to 16
  • 7 pages of instructions
  • 22 instructional photos
  • 6-page Printer-Friendly Version without photos

 

Skill Level: Basic

 

You Will Need:

  • Approx. 400 (450, 525, 678, 762, 764, 968, 1022)  yards #4 Worsted Weight yarn (I used Yarn Bee Soft & Sleek Low-Pill in Silver Grey, 100% Acrylic, 5oz / 142g, 232 yds / 213m per skein, 2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5) skeins)
  • US Size I (5.5 mm) crochet hook 
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape
  • Yarn Needle or Blunt Tapestry Needle
  • 2 Stitch Markers or Safety Pins

Sizing:

  • Sizing follows the Craft Yarn Council’s standards for Children’s and Youth sizes.

  • This sweater fits oversized, with about 4” of positive ease. If child is between sizes, size up if you want a slouchy-fit sweater, or size down if you want a more fitted sweater.

  • Instructions and yarn requirements for size 2 are given outside the parentheses, with 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, and 16 given inside the parentheses, like this: 2 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16)

  • When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.

    To Fit Chest:

    21 (23, 25, 26.5, 28, 30, 31.5, 32.5)” / 53 (58.5, 63.5, 67, 71, 76, 80, 82.5) cm

    Finished Chest Measurement of Cardigan:

    25 (26.5, 28, 29.5, 31, 33, 34.5, 36)” / 63.5 (67, 71, 75, 79, 84, 87.5, 91.5) cm

    Back Length:

    11.75 (12.5, 13.75, 16.75, 18, 19.25, 20.75, 21)” / 30 (32, 35, 42.5, 45.5, 49, 52.5, 53) cm

    Please Note: Cardigan length will fall differently on individuals of different heights.  To see how long the cardigan will fall, measure the back length measurement against the wearer.

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