Crochet Baby Blue Sweater

October 10, 2018

Hello friends.  In the very beginning of the summer, I was excited to crochet a baby granny square sweater.

I made one a long time ago found here and in the photo shown below.  I crocheted the sweater with thin yarn.

This time I decided I would try to crochet another sweater using a thicker type of baby yarn in a light blue color.  I had this yarn left over from a granny square baby blanket that I made for my niece.

I really enjoy making baby granny square blankets for family members who are expecting to have a baby.

Crochet Baby Sweater

I found an easy pattern that I liked when I was searching for one on Pinterest.  The pattern can be found here.

The sweater pattern calls for making 12 granny squares.  If you can crochet a granny square and sew them together than you will have no problem making this baby sweater.

Granny Square

Once I had all of the granny squares made I then started crocheting them together.  I thought that it would be easier but then I changed to sewing them together.  When you crochet the squares together it leaves a ridge in the middle of the seam.

Sewing the granny squares together

I enjoyed working on this sweater and it comes together very fast.  I will be donating this to our annual crochet/knit sale this fall at our church.

Sewing the Baby Sweater


The pattern can be found here.

For crocheting this baby sweater I used Red Heart baby yarn.  You can use any kind of baby yarn you like for this project.

For crocheting this baby sweater I used a US size I crochet hook.

If I crochet any more baby sweaters with this pattern, I will make one in a larger size next time.  The baby sweater shown above is a size that will fit a very small baby.

I hope I've inspired you to make a baby sweater too.  If you start this project now than you will have enough time to make one for a Christmas gift.  These baby sweaters make great baby shower gifts too.

Coming soon you will see the crocheted baby hat I made to match this sweater.

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  1. There's nothing sweeter than little handmade baby things. I have a vintage sweater that I put on one of my dolls! lol Hugs!

  2. I enjoy crocheting for babies too. So cute!
    xx Beca

  3. These are completely darling!! Must go pin these now for what I get better!!

  4. These are sooo cute. I used to crochet a little bit but it was a long time ago. I don't even remember how to get started.

  5. That is so adorable! You're good. I used to crochet granny squares all of the time. I have to get back to it!

  6. Such a darling little sweater, and it certainly looks easy enough to put the granny squares together! Some sweet little one will be very blessed by your efforts :)

  7. Absolutely darling!! It has been quite some time since I crocheted!! Thanks so much for stopping by!!

  8. Julie, these are so sweet. Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm!

  9. So beautiful. This was the exact type of blanket that one of my kids absolutely loved when they were little. It was made by a friend. I still have it. Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm. xo Kathleen|Our Hopeful Home

  10. It's so sweet Julie! I love the color. Sweet baby is going to love it!! Thanks for sharing it with SYC.

  11. It is beautiful Julie! Truly adorable! I have wanted to make a granny jacket for myself for long time now, and maybe one day I will muster all energy and do it!

  12. Adorable, Julie! Thanks for sharing at Best of the Weekend! I'll be featuring your sweater at Friday's party!

  13. How sweet, and what a speedy way to make a baby cardigan :-)