Knitting for Baby: 6 Knit Baby Blankets
- see all comments
"Hi, I can't find the knitting pattern for this book, can I have it please?"
"With the page open, right click on your mouse, this will open a new window, in the new window scroll down to and click on print. That will take you to print review, in print preview change "all" to just the pages that the pattern is on and click print. Using the cut and copy feature to paste the document into another program for printing is actually a violation of international copyright laws, but printing directly from the page is permitted. Hope this helps someone. Happy knitting!"
"This is not a free pattern, so not sure why it is still featured on an "all free knitting" website."
Comfy Knit Baby Cocoon and Cap
This cocoon and cap pattern is the perfect homemade gift for expecting parents!
We are adding the pattern to your Knitting Patterns.
This pattern has been saved to My Knitting Patterns.
Click here to view your Knitting Patterns.
Your baby will be both adorable and cozy in this comfy knit baby cocoon and cap. The rib knit matching set is sure to keep any bundle of joy warm, but be warned that you won't be able to put the camera away after seeing all the cuteness.
This is an easy knitting pattern that uses circular and double pointed knitting needles and one skein of fabric. The neutral color would fit both genders. This would make a great homemade baby shower gift that is sure to impress any mommy-to-be.
Knitting Needle Size8 or 5 mm, Circular Knitting Needles, Double-Pointed Knitting Needles (DPNs)
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge1 stitches, 2 rows, 3 inches. stockinette stitch
- RED HEART® Super Saver®: 1 skein of 341 Light Grey
- Susan Bates® Circular Knitting Needles: 5 mm [US 8] – 20"
- Susan Bates® Double Pointed Knitting Needles: 5 mm [US 8]
- Stitch marker, yarn needle
Cocoon: 16" (40.5 cm) circumference x 20" (51 cm) long, unstretched
Cap: 14" (35.5 cm) circumference x 7" (18 cm) long, unstretched
17 sts=4" (10 cm), 23 rows=4" (10 cm) in Stockinette Stitch
PSSO = Pass Slipped Stitch Over – Insert the left needle into the front of the slipped stitch, passing it over the previously worked stitch and off the needle (1 stitch decrease).
With circular knitting needle, cast on 96 sts. Join, being careful that sts are not twisted, and begin working in the round. Place marker for beginning of round.
Round 1 (Right side): (K4, P2) around.
Repeat Round 1 for pattern until piece measures approximately 19" (48.5 cm) from cast on edge.
Note: Change to double pointed needles when there are too few sts for the circular needle.
Round 1 (Right side): *K4, P2tog, K4, P2; repeat from * around: 88 sts.
Round 2: *K4, K2tog, K3, P2; repeat from * around: 80 sts.
Round 3: *Slip 1 as if to knit, K1, PSSO, K4, K2tog, P2; repeat from * around: 64 sts.
Round 4: *Slip 1 as if to knit, K1, PSSO, K2, K2tog, P2; repeat from * around: 48 sts.
Round 5: *Slip 1 as if to knit, K1, PSSO, K2tog, P2, K4, P2; repeat from * around: 40 sts.
Round 6: *K2tog, P2, K4, P2; repeat from * around: 36 sts.
Round 7: *P2, P2tog, P1, K4; repeat from * around: 32 sts.
Round 8: *P1, P2tog, P1, K4; repeat from * around: 28 sts.
Round 9: (P2tog, P1, K4) around: 24 sts.
Round 10: (P2tog, K4) around: 20 sts.
Round 11: *P1, slip 1 as if to knit, K1, PSSO, K2tog; repeat from * around: 12 sts.
Cut yarn leaving a 12” (30.5 cm) end. Thread yarn needle with end and weave through remaining stitches; draw up firmly; fasten securely.
With double pointed knitting needle, cast on 60 sts. Join, being careful that sts are not twisted, and begin working in the round.
Place marker for beginning of round.
Round 1 (Right side): (P4, K2) around.
Repeat Round 1 for Ribbing until piece measures approximately 2” (5 cm) from cast on edge.
Next Round: Purl around.
Body Round 1: (K4, P2) around.
Repeat Round 1 for Body until piece measures approximately 6” (15 cm) from cast on edge.
Round 1: *K4, P2, slip 1 as if to knit, K1, PSSO, K2tog, P2; repeat from * around: 50 sts.
Round 2: *K4, P2, P2tog, P2; repeat from * around: 45 sts.
Round 3: *K4, P2, P2tog, P1; repeat from * around: 40 sts.
Round 4: *K4, P1, P2tog, P1; repeat from * around: 35 sts.
Round 5: (K4, P2tog, P1) around: 30 sts.
Round 6: (K4, P2tog) around: 25 sts.
Round 7: *Slip 1 as if to knit, K1, PSSO, K2tog, P1; repeat from * around: 15 sts.
Cut yarn leaving a 12” (30.5 cm) end. Thread yarn needle with end and weave through remaining stitches; draw up firmly; fasten
- ( )
- work instructions in parentheses as indicated
- repeated instructions that follow * as indicated
Read NextSeed Stitch Baby Set
Free projects, giveaways, exclusive partner offers, and more straight to your inbox!
Tags / Related Topics
Your Recently Viewed Projects
Images from other crafters
May 18, 2018
This is so cute. It looks like a big sock! I have made a few of these using crochet but never made it from knitting. This will be a first for me and after reading the directions, I think I can handle it. They seem straight forward and are very easy to follow.
Sep 24, 2017
I made a cocoon for my son's friend and I could not believe how much she loved it. Great for winter babies especially here in NYC. The matching hat is a plus. The pattern looks simple enough and should knit up fast. Thank you.
Feb 09, 2017
I just love this pattern, I have made it a few times for when friends or family members have a baby and every time it has been a hit, people go mad for the matching hat as well and I've even been asked to make the hat in different colours, people have said its so warm and cosy for the baby and so simple to pop on before leaving the house, highly recommend trying this pattern!!
Jan 24, 2017
These are perfect for the popular new baby photos that new mommies love. They are quick to knit up and make great gifts. I usually make one in a neutral color so mommy can style it any way they want.
Jun 03, 2016
I am going to knit this with shoulder straps since even newborns do a lot of kicking and moving
Report Inappropriate Comment
Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.
Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.
Project of the Day
Sweet Peach Tasseled Hat
This darling knit baby hat pattern is not only an adorable accessory for a little boy or girl, but an easy project that will delight… Continue reading: "Sweet Peach Tasseled Hat"
Something worth saving?
- SAVE all your favorite patterns
- ADD personal notes
- QUICKLY reference your patterns
Our Newest Patterns & Articles
- Waffle Stitch Pattern
- Stylish Cardigan With Colorful Stripes
- Unisex Winter Hat
- Spider Fingerless Gloves
- Waffle Stitch Kitchen Towel
- Free Knitting Pattern - Minimalist Round Toe Slippers
- Vertical Stripe Toque, Touque, Or Beanie Hat
- Turban Hat For Beginners
- Double Moss Stitch Dishcloth
- Easy Dishcloth
- 15 Free Cute Knitting Patterns for Every Season
- 24 Quick and Easy Knitting Patterns
- 9 Free Knitting Patterns Perfect for Spring
- A Knitters Gift Guide: 8 Homemade Gift Ideas
- A Yarn Hoarders Guide to Organization: Knitting Storage Solutions, Simple Knitting Patterns and More
- Easy Lace Knitting Patterns
- How to Knit for Beginners: 9 Free Tutorials
- The Best Light & Lacy Knit Scarf Patterns: 7 Free Scarf Patterns for You