Baby Boat Neck Sweater and Sun Hat Knitting Pattern

This comfortable sweater and hat are perfect for a baby on the go or for romping in the neighborhood.  We’ve shown it in a cotton blend that is comfortable on tender skin.

LW2366
Grace Alexander
  • Intermediate
  • Knitting
  • Accessories
  • Apparel
  • Baby / Child

RED HEART® “Eco-Cotton™ Blend”: 2 (2, 3, 3) balls 1645 Moss for sweater, 1 (1) ball for hat.

Knitting Needles: 4mm [US 6] for sweater; 3.75mm [US 5] circular 16” long for hat, 3.5mm [US 4] circular 16” long for hat, 3.75mm [US 5] double pointed needles for hat. Three 9/16” wooden buttons (La Mode 3161), stitch marker, yarn needle.


Directions for sweater are for size 6 months. Changes for sizes 12 months, 18 months, and 24 months are in parentheses.
Sweater to Fit: 17 (18, 19, 20)”
Finished Chest: 19 (20, 21, 22)”
Finished Length: 9½ (10, 10½, 11)”

Directions for hat are for size small. Changes for larger size are in parentheses.
Hat to Fit: 16 (18)” head circumference.


GAUGE: 20 sts = 4”; 28 rows = 4” in St st (knit on Right Side, purl on Wrong Side) with straight needles. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

Required Redheart Products