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Easy Toddler Pants Knitting Pattern

Easy Toddler Pants Knitting Pattern- knit these cute, lightweight pants with this free, beginner-friendly pattern!

Easy Toddler Pants Knitting Pattern

These knit lounge pants are a breeze to make! They’re knit flat on straight needles using stockinette stitch. I used a lightweight cotton-blend yarn which is perfect for spring.

Easy Toddler Pants Knitting Pattern

Yarn: Lion Brand Comfy Cotton in Ocean Breeze (1 skein)

Needles: Size US 5 straight knitting needles

Gauge: 2 inches = 10 sts

Size: 2 years (2T)

Legs (make 2)

Legs are worked from the cuff up

Cast on 54 sts.

Work in Garter stitch for 8 rows.

Beginning on a right side row, work in stockinette stitch for 8 rows.

K2, M1, k to last 2 sts, M1, k2 (56 sts)
Work even in St st for 7 rows.
Rep Increase Row (58 sts)
Rep last 8 rows 2 more times (62 sts)

Continue working in stockinette stitch until piece measures 11 inches from the beginning. End on a wrong side row. If you need to make the legs longer or shorter, you can adjust this measurement.

Shape crotch

Row 1 (Right Side): Bind off 3 sts, k to end of row (61 sts)
Row 2: Bind off 3 sts, p to end of row (58 sts)
Row 3: Bind off 1 st, k to end of row (57 sts)
Row 4: Bind off 1 st, p to end of row (56 sts)
Rows 5 and 6: Rep Rows 3 and 4 (54 sts)
Work even in Stockinette stitch until piece measures 18 inches from the beginning.

Waistband

Starting on a wrong side row, knit across to create a fold line.

Work in stockinette stitch for 8 rows.

Drawstring

Cast on 4 sts. Work in Stockinette stitch until piece measures 36 inches from the beginning.

Following diagram, fold each Leg in half and sew inner legs.
Sew crotch seam, leaving 1 in. unsewn below casing fold line on Front.
Fold casing to WS along fold line and sew to inside of Pants.
Weave in yarn ends.
Attach a safety pin to one end of the drawstring and thread through casing.

Easy Toddler Pants Knitting Pattern
Easy Toddler Pants Knitting Pattern

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