Super Easy 3 Square Child’s Sweater [knitting pattern]
There are tons of cute patterns out there for kid’s sweaters, but most of them are rather complex for the beginner knitter. I wanted to create a super easy pattern that even the most newbie knitter could make. This poncho-like sweater is made using 3 squares…that’s right, if you can knit a square you can make this!
PS- Adult version of this pattern is coming soon =)
Size US 8 straight knitting needles
Lion Brand Scarfie yarn in Charcoal/Aqua (1 skein)
Gauge: 3sts = 1 inch
Sizes 1-2 years, 3-4 years, 4-5 years
For the front and back square:
Cast on 50 (52, 54) sts. Work in Garter Stitch until piece measures 14 (15, 16) inches. Bind off.
For the turtleneck:
Cast on 50 (52, 54) sts. Work in Garter Stitch until the piece measures 8 inches. Bind off.
Sew the pieces together at the top- 3 1/2 inches on each side. Fold over and sew the side seams together, leaving a 6 (6 1/2, 7) inch opening for arm holes.
Fold the remaining piece in half lengthwise to create the turtleneck. Sew the side seam. Sew the turtleneck on to the sweater.
Want to make matching sweaters for my grand daughter and daughter in law – how many skeins do you think I'll need for an adult SMALL? Thanks and I love your blog
Hi Sharon- I used 2 skeins when I made myself a size Small version
Thanks for reading!
Love this pattern, made sleeves on a couple, really easy x