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Crocheting a baby girl's cardigan is a labor of love, and when you add fluffy yarn into the mix, you get a creation that's as adorable as it is cozy. Explore a delightful crochet pattern for a wide-sleeve baby girl's cardigan using fluffy yarn. Craft your very own statement piece using this pattern, and embrace the warmth and elegance of a wide sleeve cardigan that's both trendy and timeless. This pattern offers step-by-step instructions to create a soft and cozy cardigan, perfect for keeping your little one warm and stylish. Whether you're an experienced crocheter or just starting out, our step-by-step instructions will guide you through the process, ensuring a rewarding and fashionable result. Get ready to crochet your way to chic and cozy fashion with this delightful pattern.Find creative inspiration for your next crochet project and create a handmade masterpiece for your baby girl's wardrobe.

Creating a crochet baby girl's cardigan is a delightful project for crafters of all levels. In this tutorial, we'll take you through the steps to make a cozy and stylish cardigan for your little one. Embark on a crocheting journey to create a cardigan that not only keeps your baby girl warm but also wraps her in your love and creativity.

Please refer to the article linked below for a comprehensive and detailed description of this cardigan:
Baby Girl Cardigan with Wide Sleeves, Fluffy Yarn, and Heart-Shaped Pockets: The Ultimate Fashion Statement

Skill Level

The project would be great for a beginner as it require only basic stitches.

Gauge and Sizing

The pattern is available in one size : 37 cm sleeve, 44 cm length and 58 cm chest.

To ensure your cardigan fits perfectly, start by checking the gauge. A 10x10-cm swatch should have approximately 12 stitches and 5 rows in treble crochet. Adjust your hook size if necessary to match this gauge.

Materials You'll Need

1. Fluffy Yarn: Choose a soft and fluffy yarn suitable for babies. You can find a variety of colors to suit your preferences.
2. Crochet Hook: Select a crochet hook that matches the recommended size for your chosen yarn. Check the yarn label for guidance.
3. Buttons: You'll need three buttons for the cardigan's closure. Choose buttons that are safe for babies and match your design.
4. Yarn Needle: This will be used for weaving in loose ends and attaching buttons.
5. Scissors: For cutting yarn and finishing off your work.

Crochet stitches Abbreviations

A, B = Color A, B ; ch(s) = chain(s) ; mc = magic circle; ch(s) = chain(s); st(s) = stitch(es); sl st =slip stitch; sc : single crochet ; tr = treble crochet; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified ; sc2tog (dec sc) = single crochet 2 together ; tr4tog = treble crochet 4 together ; V = double treble crochet V stitch ; inc= 2 tr in 1 st.

Attain proficiency in these Stitches by clicking on the following links:
Unlock the Art of Crocheting: A Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering Basic Stitches

How to Crochet Advanced Stitches : Puff Stitch, Shell Stitch and V Stitch Step by Step


1. The cardigan is crocheted up down in five steps :
- Step 1 : work body from neck to bust.
- Step 2 : work body from bust to hip.
- Step 3 : create the sleeves.
- Step 4 : add the neck edging.
- Step 5 : add the panels edging.
2. Row 3 on the left panel differs from the one on the right to create a buttonhole.
3. Tr and sc stitches are crocheted through both loops.
4. Cut a little bit of yarn before starting. You will use it to join corners in section 2.
5. The double treble crochet V stitch is crochted in ch space and made out of 4 treble crochet stitches separated in the middle by two chains.

Instructions for Crochet Baby Cardigan

Step 1 : Work from Neck to Bust

With A, make ch 53.
Row 1 : ch 4, turn, tr 7, [ch 2, tr 13] 3 times, ch 2, tr 7.
Row 2 : ch 4, turn, tr 7, [V, tr 13] 3 times, V, tr 7.
Row 3 : ch 4, turn, tr 9, [V, tr 17] 3 times, V, tr 9.
Row 4 : ch 4, turn, tr 11, [V, tr 21] 3 times, V, tr 11.
Row 5 : ch 4, turn, tr 13, [V, tr 25] 3 times, V, tr 13.
Row 6 : ch 4, turn, tr 15, [V, tr 29] 3 times, V, tr 15.

Carry on with row 7 in section 2 without the need to cut the yarn.
Before moving on to the second section, utilize a little bit of yarn to connect the 1st corner with the 2nd, and subsequently, attach the 3rd corner to the 4th.

Step 2 : Work from Bust to Hip

Row 7 : ch 4, turn, tr 17, tr 29, tr 17. (63 tr)
Row 8 : ch 4, turn, tr in each st to end of row. (63 tr)
Row 9 : ch 4, turn, tr 4, inc 8, tr 11, inc 17, tr 11, inc 8, tr 4.
Row 10 : ch 4, turn, tr in each st to end of row. (96 tr)
Rows 11 – 19 : repeat row 10.

Step 3 : Create the Sleeves (make 2)

The side that was away from you when working row 6 now faces you. Join yarn with slip st in top of last dc worked in arm 1 or 2 of row 12.
Round 7 : ch 4, turn, tr in each st to end of row, join with sl st. (33 tr)
Round 8 : repeat row 7.
Round 9 : ch 4, turn, [tr 2, inc] 11 times.
Round 10 : ch 4, turn, tr in each st to end of row, join with sl st. (44 tr)
Round 11 – 16 : repeat row 10.
Round 17 : ch 1, sc, sc2tog 21 times.

Step 4 : Add the Neck Edging

Join yarn with slip st in 1st ch of section 1. Continue working along other side of the foundation ch of section 1.
Row 1 : ch 4, tr 5, [tr4tog, tr 9] 3 times, tr4tog, tr 5.
Row 2 : ch 4, turn, tr in each st to end of row. (41 sts)

Step 5 : Add the Panels Edging (make 2)

Attach your yarn to the bottom edge of your cardigan.
Row 1 : ch 1, 57 sc. (3 sc in the side of each st)
Row 2 : ch 1, turn, sc in each st to end of row. (57 sc)
Row 3 (For the left panel) : ch 1, turn, sc 36, ch 2, skip 2 sts, sc 7, ch 2, skip 2 sts, sc 7, ch 2, skip 2 sts, sc.
Row 3 (For the right panel) : repeat row 2.
Row 4 : repeat row 2.


Sew the buttons onto the opposite front panel of the cardigan (right panel), aligning them with the buttonholes.
Weave in ends. Block if necessary.

Congratulations, you've created a beautiful crochet baby girl's cardigan with fluffy yarn! Your little one will look adorable and stay cozy in this handmade masterpiece.

Feel free to adapt the pattern and embellishments to make it uniquely yours. Enjoy crafting, and cherish the moments you spend creating something special for your baby girl!

If you're interested in heart-shaped pockets, feel free to explore the article linked below.
Crafting Love: Versatile Heart Applique Crochet Pattern with Step-by-Step Instructions and Visual Chart

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