The 20 best FREE baby set knitting patternsPublished on 4 August 2020 4 min read
Is there anything cuter than knitted baby sets? Tiny outfits, blankets and matching accessories galore – baby knitting patterns really are the most fun to make! Whether you’re attending a baby shower; patiently waiting for a new arrival; celebrating a baby’s birthday or just making a gift for a little loved one – we’ve got a huge selection of baby knitting patterns and free baby set patterns to inspire you!
1. Colour Me Happy in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK
Somewhere over the rainbow is a very happy baby wearing this gorgeous little set.
2. Seaside Collection in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK
Ahoy! This super cute set comes with patterns for a blanket, bootees, a jumper and a hat. Ideal for a day at the seaside!
3. Sweater in Phildar Phil Coton 3
Babies will look pretty in pink in this super sweet sweater set.
4. Hat, Mittens and Socks in Schachenmayr Merino Extrafine 120
This super bright hat, mittens and socks set is guaranteed to brighten up even the greyest of days.
5. Criss Cross Set in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK
Little vintage lovers will delight in the Criss Cross set. A perfect knitted gift for newborns and toddlers; this beautiful blanket, cute cardigan and sweet bootees combo is even beginner-friendly!
6. Oliver Jumper & Trousers Set in Rowan Baby Cashsoft Merino
This mini tracksuit is so soft and sweet you’ll want to knit one for yourself too!
7. Knit Pink Bubblegum Baby Set in Lion Brand Vanna's Choice
We can’t get enough of this simple knitted baby jumper and hat set! You can even shake up the colours to suit your little one’s wardrobe. Looking for more choices for hats? Check out our selection of baby hat knitting patterns.
8. Heirloom Set in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK
Be the talk of the baby shower when you whip out this hand-knitted baby set!
9. Sweater and Hat with Cable Pattern in Schachenmayr Bravo Baby
There’s something totally charming about this cable knit jumper and hat. We love the green and neutral colour combo, and the pom-pom hat is simply brilliant!
10. It's A Hoy Set in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK
Set sail on a nautical knitting adventure with this striped set by Paintbox Yarns. Cool and contemporary, this makes a great gift for new parents. After all, no one can resist miniature cardigans! Can’t get enough of cardis for kids? We’ve got a great selection of baby cardigan knitting patterns.
11. Jack and Jill Basket Weave All In One in West Yorkshire Spinners Bo Peep Pure DK
We love the attention to detail in this tiny cardigan. With a cool contrasting stitch effect, it’s a good challenge for an experienced knitter too!
12. Knotty Set in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK
Babies will love running their little fingers over the squashy cables on this little Knotty Set from Paintbox Yarns. With a timeless double-fronted jacket, knickers and a hat to match; this cool, cosy and super warm classic is perfect for a formal occasion. We love it in red for Christmas!
13. Knit Perfect Baby Gift Set in Lion Brand Pound Of Love
This hat, bootees and sweater set makes an ideal ‘welcome to the world’ gift for an autumn or winter baby!
14. Woodland Friends in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK
This pattern is the perfect challenge for beginner knitters.Use knit and purl to create pictures of adorable woodland creatures in this set that’s sure to be treasured forever. Darling little hedgehogs, squirrels and owls appear in the cosy blanket, cardigan and hat with bootees to match!
15. Baby Layette in Bernat Baby
Welcome a new addition with a handmade baby set and you’ll forever be their favourite! We love this design’s intricate stitching creating a lace-like look.
16. "Zig Zag Set" - Free Accessory Knitting Pattern in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK
This blanket, sweater, bootees and hat set makes a timeless present that new parents will cherish. The thing we love most about using Paintbox Yarns for baby sets is that their yarns come in a huge range of colours, perfect for adapting to any little wardrobe.
17. After The Storm
As any new parent knows, there’s always a rainbow after the storm! This super sweet sweater and hat set features subtle rainbow stripes for a pop of colour.
18. Rosy Garden Set in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK
Nothing says I love you like a handmade baby set adorned in intricate little love hearts!
19. St. Thomas Baby Set in Adriafil Biglia & Uno a Ritorto 5
Searching for something cute to knit for a new baby? This two-piece set ticks all the boxes! Tiny dungarees with a matching cardigan – it doesn’t get any sweeter!
20. Sweet Dreams Baby Cocoon and Hat Set in Lion Brand Tweed Stripes
Even the tiniest of tots will love snuggling up in this cosy matching cocoon set!