This cute and feminine crochet baby cardigan, is so adorable to wear with a light floral dress on a warm spring or summer day. It has a beautiful vintage-like look, and fits perfectly with adorable dresses and more. It is crocheted in soft Cotton Merino with a 4 mm. crochet hook, and is very nicely light and soft, as it is crocheted in the incredibly delicious yarn, Drops cotton merino, which is great to wear directly against the skin even for delicate toddlers.
The name Parisian Cardigan comes from the beautiful stitch that I used for this pattern, called “Parisian Stitch”. This cardigan is easy and simple to crochet and you can easily join even if you are only quite new to crochet.
You can find the free patterns below in size 3-6 Months. If you want to make the Cardigan in other sizes you can buy the ad-free PDF pattern in sizes from 3-18 months right here: PARISIAN CROCHET BABY CARDIGAN
- 15 ST and 8 Rows = 8 x 8 cm. (STGM)
- 20 ST and 11 Rows = 10 x 10 cm. ( Parisian ST Pattern)
- ST – Stitch
- CH – Chain
- SL ST – Slip Stitch
- SC – Single Crochet
- HDC – Half Double Crochet
- DC – Double Crochet
- DC INC – Double Crochet Increase (DC 2 in the same ST)
- Sizes: 3-6 mos.
- Measurements: Chest: 48 cm. Full length: 25 cm.
- Skill level: Easy
- Explanation: This Cardigan is crocheted from the top down with an increasing number of rows.
- Terminology: The Pattern is written in US crochet terms.
Instructions size 3-6 months
Row 1. SC in 2nd CH from the hook and the next 51 CH (52 SC). CH 2 (These do not count as a ST. This applies throughout the pattern.) Turn your work.
Row 2. *DC in the next 3 ST. DC INC in next ST.* Repeat from *-*across row. DC in the last 4 ST. (64 DC). CH 2 and turn.
Row 3. *DC in the next 4 ST. DC INC in next ST.* Repeat from *-*across row. Make 1 more DC in the last ST. (77 DC). CH 2 and turn.
Row 4. *DC in the next 5 ST. DC INC in next ST.* Repeat from *-*across row. Make 1 more DC in the last ST. (90 DC). CH 2 and turn.
Row 5. *DC in the next 6 ST. DC INC in next ST.* Repeat from *-*across row. Make 1 more DC in the last ST. (103 DC). CH 2 and turn.
Row 6. *DC in the next 7 ST. DC INC in next ST.* Repeat from *-*across row. Make 1 more DC in the last ST. (116 DC). CH 2 and turn.
Row 7. *DC in the next 8 ST. DC INC in next ST.* Repeat from *-*across row. Make 1 more DC in the last ST. (128 DC). CH 2 and turn.
You are now done with the increasing rows in your Cardigan, and now will shape your cardigan and divide it by the sleeves.
Row 8. DC in the first 20 ST (Front). CH 3. Skip the next 24 ST (Sleeve gap). DC in the next 40 ST (Back). Skip the next 24 ST (Sleeve gap). DC in the last 20 ST (Front). (80 DC + 6 CH = 86 M.) CH 1 and turn.
You will continue to crochet your cardigan in the Parisian Stitch pattern, which is described in row 9. Instructions inside brackets are crocheted in the same ST.
Row 9. HDC in the first ST. Skip next ST. *(DC 2. CH 1. SC in the same ST). Skip 3 ST.* Repeat from *to* across row, until you have 2 ST left in the row. Skip next ST. HDC in last ST. CH 1 and turn.
Row 10-24. HDC in the first ST. Skip next ST. *(DC 2. CH 1. SC in the CH space from the previous Row). Skip 3 ST.* Repeat from *to* across the row, until you have 2 ST left in the row. Skip next ST. HDC in last ST. CH 1 and turn.
Crochet a nice border of SC all around the edge opening of your cardigan as well as neckline. When you get to where you would like to place your buttonholes. Make 4 CH and attach the buttonhole to the edge of the opening with a SC in the next ST. Fasten off and weave in your ends thoroughly.
Sew your buttons into your cardigan, precisely on the opposite side of your buttonholes.
Congratulation on completing your very own Parisian Crochet Baby Cardigan.
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