Lacy Border Sweater Knitting Pattern

The lace details around the border of this child’s sweater add interest, and the bright color makes it really stand out on the playground.

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Melissa Leapman
  • Intermediate
  • Knitting
  • Toy / Kid

RED HEART® Soft®: 6 (7, 7, 8, 9) balls 00007 Light Blue

Knitting Needles: 5.5 mm [US 9]

Stitch markers, four 16 mm [5/8”] buttons, yarn needle


Directions are for size 4. Changes for sizes 6, 8, 10, and 12 are in parentheses.

To Fit Bust/Chest: 58.5 (63.5, 67.5, 71, 76) cm [23 (25, 26½, 28, 30)”]

Finished Bust: 76 (81.5, 86.5, 89, 91.5) cm [30 (32, 34, 35, 36)”]

Finished Length: 35.5 (38, 40.5, 43, 45.5) cm [14 (15, 16, 17, 18)”]


TENSION/GAUGE: 16 sts = 10 cm [4”]; 24 rows = 10 cm [4”] in Stockinette stitch (knit on Right Side, purl on Wrong Side). CHECK YOUR TENSION/GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the tension/gauge.

Required Redheart Products