Posted on 22-2-2022 by Karlijn van Mil
Do you, your friends, or a family member have a little one on the way? A handmade baby item is always a wonderful way to prepare for a new arrival. In this blog post, we share our top 10 free patterns from Drops for you to make for babies. Will you opt for a knitted cardigan or will you crochet a baby blanket instead?
1. DROPS Baby Merino knitted baby cardigan
Aww, this knitted baby cardigan pattern just melts our hearts! Not only do we love the beautiful color of this cardigan, but it also has a darling detail on the chest: a small, embroidered bee. The cardigan is knitted top down in Baby Merino. The bee is embroidered using leftover scraps of Baby Merino Extra Fine. Find the pattern via Garnstudio.
2. DROPS Merino Extra Fine knitted baby blanket
This little blanket will keep your baby toasty warm. The blanket is approximately 45 to 65 centimeters wide and between 52 and 80 centimeters long. The textured pattern adds a wonderful touch and makes this blanket extra special. You knit the blanket with Drops Merino Extra Fine, and you can find the pattern at Garnstudio.
3. DROPS Merino Extra Fine knitted sweater for babies
This sweet, little sweater is a must-have wardrobe basic for any young child. You knit the sweater with Drops Merino Extra Fine, a wonderfully soft yarn. It is worked top down with raglan sleeves. You can find the completely free pattern via Garnstudio.
4. DROPS Alpaca crocheted baby vest
Looking for a soft, warm vest to pop on over a long-sleeved body or romper? Then this pattern is for you. It is crocheted with Drops Alpaca and features a comfy V-neck, buttons, and faux pocket details. Find the free pattern via Garnstudio.
Why not make some matching pants for a complete set? Find the pattern here.
5. DROPS Merino Extra Fine knitted slippers for baby
There is no cuter baby gift than this pair of baby slippers. These baby booties are lightening-fast to knit in rib and garter stitch using the free pattern. The slippers are made with two different colors for an extra fun touch. Will you cast on a pair?
6. DROPS Air knitted baby blanket
Are you a fan of neutral colors? Then this white baby blanket might just be your next project. The Stitches In Time blanket is knitted with Drops Air, a yarn made from baby alpaca and merino wool. A wonderfully soft and warm cover to help your little one drift off to sleep faster than you can say ‘lullaby’! Find the free pattern here.
7. DROPS Baby Merino hat and bib for babies
How adorable is this matching set! The knitted hat and matching bib feature a stylish rib pattern and are the perfect softness for babies to wear. You can either go for this sea-green color or use one of the many other colors available to make this set. Which will you choose? Find the pattern via Garnstudio.
8. DROPS Merino Extra Fine knitted romper with cables
Once your baby starts to crawl, a comfy playsuit is essential. And this Ready to Play romper is just perfect, with its fun cable and moss stitch detail. Will you go for dark gray/forest green, or do you prefer a lighter color? Either way, you can find the free pattern via Garnstudio.
9. DROPS Safran or Baby Merino crocheted blanket
Sleepy head! Your little one will have the sweetest dreams, snuggled under this fine blanket. You crochet it in your choice of two different yarns: either Safran or Baby Merino. Both yarns are lovely and soft, so it is really up to you. The compact lace pattern gives this blanket a very chic look. Perfect for your baby’s crib or stroller! Find the pattern at Garnstudio.
10. DROPS Merino Extra Fine knitted suit with flower buttons
The final entry in our list of favorite baby patterns is this knitted pram suit. It is knitted with a textured stitch pattern and features a warm hood. The cute flower-shaped buttons add the perfect finishing touch. Will you make one in light gray-green or choose a more striking color, such as mustard? Find the free pattern here.
Yarnplaza is a DROPS Superstore
Did you know that Yarnplaza is a DROPS Superstore? That means that you can find a huge selection of DROPS yarns in our store, always at the best price.