Star Bright Baby Cardigan and Hat by Heather Lodinsky
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Star Bright Baby Cardigan and Hat

November 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Seed stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
408 - 612 yards (373 - 560 m)
3 (6, 12, 18) months, see notes
This pattern is available for free.

Frame your baby’s face with the knitted star rays of this precious outfit. A combination of three different stitch patterns makes this interesting. The star lace almost looks like a collar placed over the seed stitched sweater.

Finished Measurements:
20½ (22½, 24½, 26½)” (52 (57, 62, 67.5) cm)


  • Cardigan is worked in one piece from neck down to underarms. Piece is then divided for fronts, back, and sleeves.
  • Body is worked from underarm down to lower edge. Sleeves are worked from underarm down to cuff, then seamed.
  • Markers are used to separate front band stitches from Star Lace pattern. If desired, markers can be placed between repeats of the Star Lace pattern. Count stitches to ensure that there are the same number of stitches between markers.
  • Hat is worked from top of hat down to lower edge.
  • Star Lace pattern can be worked by reading chart or following written instructions. Read right side rows of chart from right to left, and wrong side rows from left to right. Repeat the pattern as many times as needed across each row.

Also available on the Red Heart United Kingdom and Red Heart Deutschland websites.

En español

Also available at All Free Knitting.