Your little tyke will look super adorable and feel extra comfortable with this Forest Glen Knitted Cardi. This baby cardi features a cute color block, ideal for either little boys or girls.
In fact, this cozy cardi makes for a fantastic baby shower or birthday gift idea.
Forest Glen Cardi – A Colorful Baby Knitted Cardi
Another charming creation by the Lion Brand Yarn design team, the Forest Glen Knitted Cardi is perfect for chilly days. Whether for breezy spring evenings or cold fall and winter days, this cardi will hug your darling snug and warm.
In addition, this pattern is ideal for intermediate knitters to work on.
Moreover, it comes in sizes that will comfortably fit children 0-6, 6-12 and 12-18 months, and 2-3 years old. It measures 9.5, 10, 12, and 14 inches in length, or 24, 25.5, 30.5, and 35.5 cm in the metric system.
The original piece was created using the discontinued Nature’s Choice Organic Cotton yarn. However, you can easily substitute with any medium-weight yarn.
If you want to learn more about yarn substitutions, we have an excellent article that covers this topic. Check it out here: 8 Tips to Follow When You Want to Substitute Yarn.
Moreover, you will also be needing US size 9 knitting needles. That’s 5.5 mm if you prefer to use the metric system.
Finally, as you come to finish the pattern, you will have to weave in the yarn ends. This method will give your shrug a nice and neat finish.
If you like to learn how to do this, you can check out our fully illustrated tutorial for this technique. You can find the tutorial here: Learn How to Weave in Yarn Ends.
Download the FREE knitting pattern for this endearing baby cardi here: Forest Glen Cardi Pattern.
In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn through this link here: Cotton yarn with a weight of 4.