I Heart Baby Jumper Pattern


This single pattern is available as a download.

For this pattern you need:

Yarn & Amounts: 1(2:2:2:2) 100g hanks of WYS Illustrious Natural DK (75% Falkland Wool & 30% British Alpaca, 225m/245yds per 100g).

Metres: 220(240:360:440:480)m.

My Alternative Yarn Suggestions & Amounts: WYS Bluefaced Leicester DK – Dyed 2(3:3:4:5) 50g balls, or Mohair Tweed 2(3:3:4:5) 100g hanks.

Needles: 4mm.

Notions: Two buttons (approx. 5mm diameter).

Gauge (tension): 22 stitches and 28 rows to 10cm/4ins square over stocking stitch using 4mm needles.


To Fit Chest (suggested)
Premature Newborn 6-12 mths 1-2 yrs
Actual Chest Measurement
38 45 52 60 cms
14¾ 17¾ 20½ 23½ ins
Length (from shoulder)
20 24 26 26 cms
10¼ 11¼ ins
Sleeve Length
11 14 16 20 cms

My design ideas and advice: I designed this baby jumper because knitters were asking me for a premature baby pattern. A simple quick jumper for experienced knitters who may be busy yet know the gift of a hand knit is like nothing else or for the beginner – a great starter project.

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