22 Free Crochet Sweater Patterns for Children
Discover crochet kids sweaters you won't be able to stop yourself from making!
With Fall approaching, kids heading back to school, and the weather sure to turn cooler soon, it's the perfect time to think about sweaters and ponchos. Even more importantly, sweaters for your children.
There are a ton of free crochet sweater patterns available right at your fingertips. And we've put together a collection of our favorites for kids specifically.
Whether you are a beginning crocheter or an expert we've got you covered. So try your hand at these free crochet sweater patterns for children.
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Free Crochet Sweater Patterns
Protecting yourself from the cold doesn't mean you have to sacrifice looks, which is why these sweater patterns for children are both stylish and functional. The crochet sweater patterns collected here will keep your kids warm and toasty during the fall and winter months, while the designs stand out as unique and attractive. Several of these are unisex crochet patterns, while others would be ideal for your prince or princess. With so many to choose from, no one will be left out in the cold.
Crochet Children's Cord Sweater
Create a colorful cord sweater for your child with this free crochet pattern for children. Rainbow braids make this sweater unique and add a nice, homemade touch.
This Girl's Pullover Sweater looks a little like a "Where's Waldo?" copy. This sweater pattern is for sizes 6-10. It is a classic pattern and a very easy sweater to crochet.
This Lilac Frost Sweater is a nice crochet pattern for kids to wear. It makes for a perfect holiday sweater to wear in the chilly weather. Work up this free crochet pattern using a size F or H hook, depending on what size sweater you make.
This adorable pattern is so colorful and perfect for in between weather since it has short sleeves!
This stylish sweater is a perfect item to make for your little girl. The Toddler Crochet Sweater may be long-sleeved, but it's actually a great article of clothing for any season. Featuring three-quarter length flared sleeves and a cute crocheted flower applique, this crocheted sweater is actually great for spring.
Eloise's Favorite Crochet Sweater
Treat your daughter, niece, or family friend to an extra special addition to their winter wardrobe this year. This colorful crochet sweater is a perfect pattern to make any stylish little girl. Eloise's Favorite Crochet Sweater features three different sizes for girls.
Bell sleeves are so trendy, and trends aren't just for adults! Make your little one this darling bell sleeve sweater. The yarn is such a beautiful color, too! Perfect for back to school season.
Hooded Vest Sweater for Toddler Boy
This is another great sweater pattern for in between weather since it has short sleeves and a hood!
Longer sweaters are great to make sure they don't ride up and expose your little one's skin to the elements. This is a great, easy pattern to try if you're new to making sweaters!
Stripes are such a staple pattern that is timeless year after year! Use a few different stitches to practice your crochet skills.
Over the Rainbow Toddler Sweater
Go big with vibrant color when you make this cute project! This pattern comes with instructions for ages 2, 4, and 6 years old. The detail on the back is not to be missed!
Now this is one cool sweater! The blue and black are so boyish and excellent for autumn.
Free Crochet Poncho Patterns
Ponchos aren't just for rainstorms! These free crochet poncho patterns are a great option for when there is just a slight chill to the air. Kids can wear any one of these DIY clothing crochet designs any time of the year.
This Basic Child's Poncho is a great crochet outfit for girls ages 7 to 8. It is a simple crochet pattern that your kids will love!
The best part of these striped ponchos is that since they aren't fitted it takes a long time for kids to grow out of these! They are comfortable and loose--perfect for kids to play in or dress up.
This Child's Sunnytime Poncho is an adorable outfit for spring! It is a light sweater for a cool day, or even a nice jacket to throw over a dress.
This stylish poncho will perfectly fit a 7 or 8-year-old child, and it's one size fits all! You will love crocheting this homemade gift.
A Frutti Toddler Poncho like this will brighten up your little girls face. Bright pastels using Vickie Howell's Stitch.Rock.Love. Sheep(ish) yarn from Caron is used. This baby crochet pattern uses three basic stitches making it an easy crochet pattern.
This Child's Poncho was made for a 3 year old, but can be adjusted for different sizes. It's so cute to wear for any occasion. Enjoy this Crochet Child's Poncho Pattern!
Customizable Broomstick Lace Poncho
Get the perfect look for fall and winter with this Customizable Broomstick Lace Poncho. The reason it's customizable is because you can make it to any size you wish.
This project is the perfect mix of sweater and poncho! It's loose fitting, allowing for easy movement, and the colorway is so stylish!
Easy crochet baby hats are the best to make because you can whip them up in a short period of time. For birthdays or gift giving occasions, you can find the perfect crochet baby hat patterns in this collection for tots!114 Free Crochet Baby Hat Patterns
Free Crochet Cardigan Patterns
Free crochet sweater patterns come in all different styles. In addition to classic sweaters and ponchos, cardigans are a great way to mix up your style. Check out our favorite crochet cardigan patterns below!
Make this cute little cardigan as a gift for your daughter, granddaughter, or niece and watch her eyes light up as she opens it. This Fun Time Cardigan free crochet pattern uses a size I crochet hook and Red Heart Kids medium weight yarn. it can be a challenge to find reasonably priced kids clothes these days, and they outgrow clothing so fast.
Dress your daughter up in bright colors with this Cutie Pie Crochet Cardigan pattern from Premier Yarns. It comes in enough sizes to fit ages 2 through 8 and is so fun that they will want to wear it all the time.
The next time you attend a christening, naming ceremony, or baptism, consider presenting the guest of honor with a beautiful crochet baby blanket that is worthy of preserving as an heirloom:17+ Free Crochet Patterns for Christening Blankets
You can't go wrong with this sweet Uptown Plaid Poncho!
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