Free Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan Pattern in Multiple Sizes

Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan Pattern in Multiple Sizes by Crochet For You. Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan pattern in Multiple Sizes, for 12 months, 18 months and 24 months old babies. If you are waiting for larger sizes of Lil Darling Baby Cardigan, here are free crochet patterns for 12 months, 18 months and 24 months old babies. More about the pattern This pattern is perfect for beginners. You just want to change the color to get a girly look or boyish look. I designed Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan with short sleeves but can be added long sleeves if you like, more info in the note sections below. Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links.   Don’t forget to add this pattern to Ravelry queue Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan pattern for 6 months old baby boys and girls. Click on the photo below to go to the pattern post. Skill Level: Beginner Finished Sizes 12 months 18 months 24 months Materials listed in each size of the pattern instruction. Gauge: 20 hdc and 11 rows = 4” with 4mm crochet hook. Abbreviations / stitches ch = chain sc= single crochet hdc = half double crochet st(s) = stitch(s) sl st = slip stitch sk = skip ch – sp = chain space beg = beginning C1 = Color 1 C2 = Color 2 RS = Right Side *to = repeat * to ; the instructions [] = work instructions within brackets as many times as directed side-hdc = side hdc stitch inside of the work. Special stitches Corner st = (2 hdc, ch 2, 2 hdc) in indicated st. Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan Pattern (12 months) Finished size (12 months) Chest 18″ Height shoulder to bottom = 10″ Materials Sport weight yarn (16 WPI) Approx: 235 yards total (C1) Approx: 135 yards. (C2) gray Approx: 100 yards. 4mm crochet hook buttons (small size) Thread and needle / Scissors Notes: beg ch does not count as st. I made these cardigans with short sleeves. If you want to make long sleeves just repeat row 2 in short sleeves section as many as to get your desired length. ch 60 with (C1) Row 1: hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st (see special stitch) in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 2 times, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 4 times, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 2 times, ch 2, sk next ch 2, corner st in next ch, [ch 2, sk next ch 2, hdc in next ch 2] 2 times, turn. (40 hdc) Row 2: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 2 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (50 hdc) Row 3: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 2 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 2 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (56 hdc) Row 4: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 2 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (66 hdc) Row 5: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 8 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (72 hdc) Row 6: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 3 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 9 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (82 hdc) Row 7: (C2) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 8 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 10 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 8 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (88 hdc) Row 8: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 4 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 9 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 11 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 9 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (98 hdc) Row 9: (C1) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 10 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 12 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 10 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (104 hdc) Row 10: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 5 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 11 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 13 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 11 times, ch 2, corner st in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (114 hdc) Row 11: Dividing armholes (C2) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 7 times, last 2 hdc should be in ch-sp of corner st,  ch 2, sk next 12 ch-sp(s), 2 hdc in next ch-sp of corner st (made an armhole), [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 15 times, last 2 hdc should be in ch-sp of corner st, ch 2, sk next 12 ch-sp(s), 2 hdc in next ch-sp of corner st, (made an armhole) [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 6 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (64 hdc) Row 12: ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, 2 hdc in next ch-sp, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 30 times, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (66 hdc) Row 13: (C1) ch 2, hdc in first 2 sts, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp] 30 times, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, hdc in last 2 sts, turn. (64 hdc) Row 14 to 22: repeat rows 12 and 13 continuously with (C1). Row 23 to 24: repeat rows 13 and 12 continuously with (C2). Row 25 to 27: repeat rows 13 and 12 continuously with (C1). Fasten off and weave the ends.   Edging Row 1: (RS) facing, Join (C2) yarn at first st of row 27, crochet sc in each hdc and 2 sc in each ch-sp around the bottom edge and the neck. Work 3 sc in each corner (2 corners on the bottom edge and 2 corners on the top neck edge). When working on side sts (left and right front edges), crochet 2 sc in each side-hdc, sl st to first sc, do not turn. Row 2: ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to first st. Fasten off and weave the ends. Crochet buttonholes on the left side for boys and the right side for girls.  (RS) facing, join same yarn used for edging with ch 1 in the top corner of the neck. *sc in 2 or 3 sts. ch 3, sk next 2 sts, sc in each of next sts until you want to make next buttonhole (crochet same count sc sts between buttonholes); and repeat * to as many as to make buttonholes you want. I made 2 buttonholes. When you finish making buttonholes, crochet sc each across till next corner of the same side. Sew the buttons on the other side using needle and thread.   Short sleeves (each side armholes) Row 1: (RS) facing, join (C2) yarn at side-hdc st of row 11 in underarm, ch 2, 2 hdc in same st, [ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp]12 times, ch 2, 2 hdc inside-hdc st of row 11 on other side, ch 2, sl st to the first hdc, do not turn. (28 hdc) Row 2: sl st until next ch-sp, ch 2, 2 hdc in the same ch-sp, *ch 2, 2 hdc in next ch-sp; repeat * to around, last ch 2 sl st to first st. Do not turn. Row 3: repeat row 2. Edging for sleeves Row 4: ch 1, sc in each hdc and 2 sc in each ch-sp around the sleeve. sl st to first st. Row 5: ch 1, sc in each st around, sl st to first st. Fasten off and weave the ends. My First Crochet Cardigan from: Craftsy Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan Pattern (18 months) Finished size (18 months) Chest 19″ Height shoulder to bottom = 11″ Materials Sport weight yarn (16 WPI) Approx: 280 yards total (C1)  Approx: 150 yards. (C2)  Approx: 120 yards. 4mm crochet hook buttons (small size) Thread and needle / Scissors Notes: beg ch does not count as st. I made these cardigans with short sleeves. If you want to make long sleeves just repeat row 2 in short sleeves section as many as to get your desired length. ch 60 with (C1) Row 1: hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc in next ch, … Continue reading Free Crochet Lil Darlin Baby Cardigan Pattern in Multiple Sizes