Tunisian Crochet Baby Sweater Pattern

Today I’m excited to share with you a free Tunisian Crochet baby sweater pattern!

Learn Tunisian crochet with an easy baby sweater pattern.

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This sweater is really fun because you can learn something new and make a sweet gift for the newest baby in your life. The Taytem baby sweater is a gender neutral sweater that can easily be made with either short or long sleeves. You can style it with just one button or buttons all the way down. Either look is unique and will be greatly loved by whomever you gift it to!

Taytem baby sweater tester photos.
Taytem tester photos clockwise from upper left: Katiusca @betweenthesestitches, Maren @marenshooking, Sandi Rivera @sandistitches86 , and Maren @marenshooking

Testers had a blast with this pattern! Aren’t they adorable? These ladies did a great job and even helped me figured out a little trick for making the sleeve come together better. I’m so thankful for these ladies!

Want to practice a little before you dive in? I designed this Tunisian crochet coffee cozy using the same stitch pattern. It’s a fun little project that will help you feel more confident with Tunisian crochet.

Tunisian crochet sweater pattern for baby boys.

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General Instructions: Create a fun and useful gift for a new baby with Tunisian crochet! This gender neutral cardigan has several options: short or long sleeve, one button or three, color blocking or all one color…it’s up to you! We’ll begin with a circular yoke and body worked in one piece from the top down. Easy increases create the circular yoke, followed by a sleeve separation and the body worked even. The sleeves are rectangles worked separately and then joined to the body in the last step.

Want to watch how to crochet this sweater step by step? The full length tutorial is here:

Watch the full Tunisian Crochet Baby Sweater Tutorial.

Supplies: Size K/10.5 (6.5mm) flexible Tunisian crochet hook (or size needed to obtain gauge), I/9 (5.5 mm) standard crochet hook, yarn needle, ruler, sewing needle and thread to match button. Note: 21” long flexible Tunisian hook is needed to accommodate yoke sts.

Materials: Any #4/Medium (cotton yarn); Knit Picks Comfy Worsted in Flamingo (75% pima cotton, 25% acrylic) shown; 250 yards. One (1”) button or 3 (3/4”) buttons.

Gauge: 4” = 13 sts and 16 rows in pattern, blocked
To check gauge, ch 13 with Tunisian hook. Work first 3 rows of yoke. Repeat rows 2 and 3 for a total of 16 rows. Blocked gauge swatch should measure 4”x4” square. If swatch is too big, switch to a smaller hook. If block is too small, switch to a larger hook.

Finished Measurements:
Chest circumference: 18 (19, 20.5, 21.5)”
Sweater length: 9.5 (10.5, 11, 11.5)”. 

Sizing:
Ease: 2”
Suggested sizing: 3 (6, 12, 18) months
To find the right size, measure child’s chest and add 2”. Make the size with the finished circumference closest to this number.

Abbreviations:
ch: chain
fwd: forward pass
lp: loop
rep: repeat
rtn: return pass
sk: skip
sp(s): space(s)
st(s): stitch(es)
yo: yarn over

Tunisian Crochet Stitches:
Tfs: Tunisian Full Stitch
Fwd: (lp on hook counts as first st): Insert hook between next 2 vertical bars and draw up a lp; rep from * across. Rtn: Yo and draw through 1 lp on hook, *yo and draw through 2 lps on hook; repeat from * to end.
Note: Tfs must be staggered from row to row to avoid a slanted edge.  Follow directions in pattern to create staggered rows.  Any slight unevenness on the edges can be minimized with blocking.

M1BB (Make 1 Back Bump): Insert hook into the bump behind the vertical bar of same st just worked, pull up a loop (increase made). (Photos A and B)

Photo A
Photo B

Pattern Notes:

  • Work all return passes as in Foundation Row unless otherwise indicated.
  • When measuring yoke height, lay sweater flat so it forms a semi-circle. Find the approximate back center (back neck) of the sweater and measure straight down (instead of measuring the sides).
  • Repeat rows 2 and 3 for pattern.
  • Curling is part of the sweater design and should not be considered a flaw. Extra length has been added to accommodate curling.

Yoke
With Tunisian hook, ch 38 (42, 44, 46)
Foundation Row:Fwd: Draw up a lp in back bump of 2nd ch from hook and each ch to end. Rtn: Yo, draw through 1 lp, *yo, draw through 2 lps; rep from * to end. 38 (42, 44, 46) sts
Row 2: Tfs between first and second vertical bar (photo C), *Tfs between next 2 bars; rep from * across to last 2 bars, sk sp between last 2 sts (photo D), draw up lp in last bar.

Photo C
Photo D

Row 3: Sk sp between first and second bar, *Tfs between next 2 bars (photo E); rep from * across, draw up lp in last bar (Photo F).
Note: Repeat rows 2 and 3 for pattern.
Continue in pattern until yoke height reaches 1”, ending with a row 3.

Photo E
Photo F


First Increase: Tfs between first and second vertical bar, Tfs between next 2 bars, M1BB; *2 Tfs, M1BB; rep from * across to last 2 bars, sk sp between last 2 sts, draw up lp in last bar. 56 (62, 65, 68) sts
Repeat row 3. Continue repeating rows 2 and 3 until yoke height reaches 2”, ending with a row 3.

Second Increase: Tfs between first and second vertical bar, 2 Tfs, M1BB; *3 Tfs, M1BB; rep from * across to last 2 bars, sk sp between last 2 sts, draw up lp in last bar. 74 (82, 86, 90) sts
Repeat row 3. Continue repeating rows 2 and 3 until yoke height reaches 3”, ending with a row 3.


Third Increase: Tfs between first and second vertical bar, 3 Tfs, M1BB; *4 Tfs, M1BB; rep from * across to last 2 bars, sk sp between last 2 sts, draw up lp in last bar. 92 (102, 107, 112) sts
Repeat row 3. Continue repeating rows 2 and 3 until yoke height reaches 4.5”, ending with a row 3.

Sleeve separation:
Notes: Keep tension tight when skipping stitches. When you reach the skipped stitches on the return pass, yarn over from back to front on the loose strand in the armhole and pull through 2 stitches. Then continue return pass as usual. Repeat for the other loose strand on the other armhole (see video location 35:05 for further clarification).

3 Months: Tfs between first and second vertical bar, 14 Tfs, sk 17 sts, 28 Tfs, sk 17 sts, Tfs to last 2 bars, sk sp between last 2 sts, draw up lp in last bar. 58 sts remaining for body. Do not tie off.
6 Months: Tfs between first and second vertical bar, 15 Tfs, sk 20 sts, 30 Tfs, sk 20 sts, Tfs to last 2 bars, sk sp between last 2 sts, draw up lp in last bar. 62 sts remaining for body. Do not tie off.
12 Months: Tfs between first and second vertical bar, 16 Tfs, sk 20 sts, 33 Tfs, sk 20 sts, Tfs to last 2 bars, sk sp between last 2 sts, draw up lp in last bar. 67 sts remaining for body. Do not tie off.
18 Months: Tfs between first and second vertical bar, 17 Tfs, sk 21 sts, 34 Tfs, sk 21 sts, Tfs to last 2 bars, sk sp between last 2 sts, draw up lp in last bar. 70 sts remaining for body. Do not tie off.

Body
Work the body only, saving the sleeves for later. Continue in pattern until total sweater height (including yoke) reaches 9.5 (10.5, 11, 11.5)”.  To finish, slip st loosely between each pair of vertical bars across. Cut yarn, weave in loose ends.

Button Hole
With standard crochet hook, join yarn on wearer’s left edge just above sleeve separation row. Ch 5 (for 1” button) or Ch 3 (for ¾” button) to form a loop. Attach loop with sl st one row below joining. If using 3 buttons, repeat 2” and 4” below first button. Tie off and weave in loose ends. Sew button(s) on opposite side.

If making the long sleeve option, block this piece while you’re working on the sleeves. See blocking instructions, below.

Short Sleeve Option
With Tunisian hook, attach yarn to bottom center of sleeve opening. Ch 1 and slip st loosely between each pair of vertical bars around opening. Cut yarn, weave in loose ends. See blocking instructions, below.

Short sleeve tunisian crochet baby sweater pattern.

Long Sleeve Option
With Tunisian hook, ch 20 (23, 23, 24)
Foundation Row: Fwd: Draw up a lp in back bump of 2nd ch from hook and each ch to end. Rtn: Yo, draw through 1 lp, *yo, draw through 2 lps; rep from * to end. 20 (23, 23, 24) sts
Continue in pattern (repeating rows 2 and 3 as for yoke) until sleeve height reaches 6 (6.5, 7.5, 8)”, ending with a row 3. Tie off, weave in loose ends.

See blocking instructions below.

Joining Sleeve: Fold sleeve right sides together and sew side seam with yarn needle and mattress stitch, inserting needle under 2 loops on each side for stability. Keep sleeve inside out.  To join sleeve to body, insert sleeve top end (the end without the chain sts along the edge) first through the neck opening into the yoke.  Wrong sides of sleeve and wrong sides of sweater should be touching. Line up edges of sleeve opening on yoke with top edge of sleeve.  Match sleeve side seam with bottom center of yoke sleeve opening. (Photo G) Join yarn with Tunisian hook at the bottom center and slip stitch loosely around opening, matching stitches. (Photo H) Tie off and weave in loose ends. Pull sleeve right side out.

Photo G
Photo H

Blocking      
Blocking is a great way to reduce curling and make edges neater. Spray each piece with water until it is slightly damp. Lay flat on a blocking board or other soft surface and gently spread to finished measurements. Pin edges evenly and leave to dry overnight. Blocking boards and T pins work great for this but if you don’t have those, you can use several layers of towels and regular sewing pins (make sure they can get wet without rusting).

You’re all done! I hope you enjoyed this pattern!

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The Lynden Baby Sweater

I have a fun new baby sweater to share with you today! The Lynden baby sweater is squishy and soft, babies and moms will love it!

Baby sweater crocheted sideways with merino wool yarn.

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This sweater has a unique construction that is great for beginners as well as more experienced crocheters. Best of all, it’s fun and interesting to make! It is worked in vertical rows from side to side, beginning with one sleeve, working across the body and finishing with the other sleeve. No increases or decreases, just chaining!

The bobbles add a lot of texture to this sweater, but of course, you could leave them out to create a different look. Just replace them with hdc’s. But, really, why would you want to leave out the fun? (ha!)

Knit Picks Sock Labs Stroll yarn in tangerine and tangerine speckle.

I really love the merino blend that I used for this sweater. Merino wool is my absolute favorite fiber. Do you have a favorite yarn fiber? Is that a thing? Every time I come back to merino, I wonder why I ever use anything else…it has a soft texture without compromising stitch definition and just makes the crochet stitches look really beautiful. I always feel a little spoiled when I use merino. It is pricey, but the good thing is that you only need 2 skeins for this sweater. So you can give yourself a treat and if you’re giving this as a gift, guaranteed the recipient will swoon!

For this project I used Knit Picks limited edition Sock Labs Stroll yarn in Tangerine and Tangerine Speckle. It’s a fingering weight yarn and I used two strands held double (one in each color). It is 75% merino and 25% nylon. The nylon gives the yarn a really nice structure. I definitely feel the stability of the sweater with that added bit of nylon. It has a nice little spring back when you stretch it, exactly what you want in a baby sweater.

Knit Picks Stroll Sock Labs July 2019

This sweater fits babies approximately 6-12 months, but I have more sizes in the works! What other sizes would you like to make? Let me know in the comments!

General Instructions: This gender neutral baby sweater is simple and fun to make due to its unique construction. It is worked in vertical rows from one side to the other, starting with one sleeve, proceeding across the body, and finishing with the other sleeve. The button band is added last with optional buttons and buttonholes.

Supplies: Size H/8 (5.0mm) crochet hook (or size needed to obtain gauge), yarn needle, 3 stitch markers, ruler, sewing needle and thread to match buttons


Materials:
#1/fingering weight yarn; 2 skeins Knit Picks Sock Labs Stroll in (1) tangerine and (1) tangerine speckle (75% superwash merino wool, 25% nylon); 924 yards total (yarn is held double throughout); 3 (3/4” diameter) buttons

Gauge: 4” = 14 hdc and 11 rows, blocked.
To check gauge, ch 15, hdc in 3rd ch from hook and each ch across (14 sts including ch 2). Row 2: Ch 2, sk 1, hdc in each stitch and top of ch 2. Repeat second row 9 more times.  Finished swatch should measure 4×4”, blocked. If there are too many sts, use a smaller hook. If not enough sts, use a larger hook.

Finished Measurements:
Chest circumference: 20”
Height: 12”

Sizing: Fits babies with 17-18” chest circumference (6-12 months)

Unisex crochet baby sweater

Abbreviations and Special Stitches
ch: chain
hdc: half double crochet
hdc3lo: half double crochet in the third loop only
hdcblo: half double crochet in the back loop only
rep: repeat
sc: single crochet
st(s): stitch(es)
yo: yarn over

Bobble: Yo, insert hook into next st, yo, draw up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook, *yo, insert hook into same st, yo, draw up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops on hook; repeat from * 3 more times, yo, draw through all 6 loops on hook.

Pattern Notes:

  • Ch 2 at the beginning of a row counts as 1 stitch.
  • Hold one strand tangerine and one strand tangerine speckle throughout.

Want to watch the full video tutorial? I go through the whole pattern step-by-step in this video:

Learn how to crochet a sideways baby sweater!

Directions

Cuffs (Make 2) Cut yarn and weave in loose ends for one cuff, set aside. Do not cut yarn for second cuff, proceed with first sleeve.)

Ch 11.
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and ea ch across, turn. (10)
Row 2: Ch 2, sk 1 hdc, hdc3lo in ea st across, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 3: Ch 2, sk 1 hdc, hdcblo in ea st across, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until cuff height reaches 6”, ending with a row 3. After completing row 3, turn cuff so you’re working on the long side.
First sleeve
Row 1: Ch 2, work 31 hdc evenly along one long side of cuff, turn. (32)
(Tip: place a stitch marker half way down the row to help with placing stitches evenly.)
Rows 2-3: Ch 2, sk 1 hdc, hdc in ea st across, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 4: Ch 2, sk 1 hdc, *4 hdc, bobble, sc; rep from * across, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Rows 5-7: Ch 2, sk 1 hdc, hdc in ea st across and top of ch 2, turn.
Row 8: Ch 2, sk 1 hdc, 2 hdc, bobble, sc, *4 hdc, bobble, sc; rep from * across, 2 hdc, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Rows 9-11: Ch 2, sk 1 hdc, hdc in ea st across and top of ch 2, turn.
Row 12: Ch 2, sk 1 hdc, *4 hdc, bobble, sc; rep from * across, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 13: Ch 2, sk 1 hdc, hdc in ea st across and top of ch 2, turn.

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Beginning the body

Row 1: Ch 27, turn, hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in ea ch across. Continue hdc in ea hdc of sleeve (58 sts at this point), ch 27, turn.
Row 2: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in ea ch across. Continue hdc in ea hdc until 8 sts remain, 7 hdcblo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn. (84)
Row 3: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdc3lo, 2 hdc, *bobble, sc, 4 hdc; rep from * across until 8 sts remain, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 4: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdcblo, hdc in ea st until 8 sts remain, 7 hdcblo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.

Row 5: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in ea st until 8 sts remain, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 6: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdcblo, hdc in ea st until 8 sts remain, 7 hdcblo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 7: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdcblo, bobble, sc, *4 hdc, bobble, sc; rep from * until 8 sts remain, 7 hdcblo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 8: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in ea st until 8 sts remain, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 9: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdcblo, hdc in ea st until 8 sts remain, 7 hdcblo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 10: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in ea st until 8 sts remain, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 11: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdc3lo, 2 hdc, *bobble, sc, 4 hdc; rep from * across until 8 sts remain, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.

(Continuing with the back only)
Row 12: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdcblo, 34 hdc, turn. (42)
Row 13: Ch 2, sk 1, hdc until 8 sts remain, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in top of ch 2.
Row 14: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdcblo, hdc in ea st across and top of ch 2, turn.
Row 15: Ch 2, sk 1, 1 hdc, bobble, sc, *4 hdc, bobble, sc; rep from * across until 9 sts remain, 1 hdc, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in top of ch 2.
(Resuming front of cardigan as well as back.)
Row 16: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdcblo, hdc in ea st across, ch 43, turn.
Row 17: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and each ch across, hdc in ea hdc until 8 sts remain, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn. (84)
Row 18: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdcblo, hdc in ea st across until 8 sts remain, 7 hdcblo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.

Gender neutral baby cardigan in Knit Picks Stroll merino wool.

Row 19: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdc3lo, 2 hdc, *bobble, sc, 4 hdc; rep from * across until 8 sts remain, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 20: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdcblo, hdc in ea st until 8 sts remain, 7 hdcblo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 21: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in ea st until 8 sts remain, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 22: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdcblo, hdc in ea st until 8 sts remain, 7 hdcblo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.

Row 23: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdc3lo, bobble, sc, *4 hdc, bobble, sc; rep from * until 8 sts remain, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 24: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdcblo, hdc in ea st until 8 sts remain, 7 hdcblo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 25: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in ea st until 8 sts remain, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 26: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdcblo, hdc in ea st until 8 sts remain, 7 hdcblo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Row 27: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdc3lo, 2 hdc, *bobble, sc, 4 hdc; rep from * across until 8 sts remain, 7 hdc3lo, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.

Baby sweater pattern worked sideways with bobbles by teal and finch.

(Beginning the 2nd sleeve.)
Row 1: Ch 2, sk 1, 7 hdcblo, 51 hdc, turn. (59)
Row 2: Ch 2, sk 1, 31 hdc, turn. (32)
Row 3: Ch 2, sk 1, 30 hdc, hdc in top of ch 2, turn.
Continue by repeating rows 4-11 of first sleeve. Cut yarn, leaving a long tail for sewing on cuff.

Attaching the cuff: Sew long end of cuff to end of sleeve with yarn needle and mattress stitch. Sew approximately two sleeve stitches for every single row of cuff stitches to gather sleeve and make it fit to the cuff.  Weave in loose ends. Block sweater according to directions, below.

Sew side seams: Fold sweater right sides together, matching sides and sleeves. Sew with yarn needle and mattress stitch. Weave in loose ends.

Button Band

Row 1: Attach yarn to bottom right front corner of sweater (bottom left front for left handers). Hdc up side of cardigan front, along back neckline, and down other side, turn.
Row 2: Ch 2, sk 1, hdc3lo in ea hdc, turn.
On the wearer’s left, place a st marker 1”, 3”, and 5” up from the bottom edge to mark button hole placement. To make the sweater without buttons, simply omit the ch 1, sk 1 step in row 3.
Row 3: Ch 2, sk 1, hdcblo in ea st to first marker, *ch 1, sk 1, hdcblo to next marker; rep from * twice, hdcblo to end of row, turn.
Row 4: Ch 2, sk 1, hdc3lo to 1st ch 1 sp, *hdc in ch 1 sp, hdc3lo to next ch 1 sp; rep from * twice, hdc3lo to end of row. Cut yarn, weave in loose ends.

Lynden baby sweater

Sew on buttons opposite button holes.

Blocking
Blocking is a great way to give your sweater a more refined appearance, great for gift giving! Spray sweater with water until it is slightly damp. Lay flat on a blocking board or other soft surface and gently spread panel to finished measurements. Pin in place and leave to dry overnight. Blocking boards and T pins work great for this but if you don’t have those, you can use several layers of towels and regular sewing pins (make sure they can get wet without rusting).

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You’re all done! I hope you enjoyed this pattern! Please share your photos on Instagram and tag @tealandfinch #lyndenbabysweater. I LOVE to see them!

Want another bobble baby sweater? The Rylan baby sweater is a circular yoke sweater in many sizes, sure to fit anyone on your list!

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Marley tote bag free crochet pattern by Teal and Finch.

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