Knits for kids: gift ideas for tiny tots

Free knitting patterns for babies | Mollie Makes

Not only are our personal project lists growing, the family’s expanding too! And there’s more good news: teeny tiny jumpers and hats are way quicker to make than adult knits!

Knitting garments can be a mammoth undertaking, yet the satisfaction of completing something you started months ago is so rewarding we continue to add gigantor projects to our must-make list. While we’re probably not helping the situation any, today we’re about to trigger another board for your Pinterest page: Knits for Nippers.

Is it just us or do you feel the need to crochet a blanket when those baby announcements appear on Facebook? And they always seem to pop up around the same time, too. While baby blankets are wonderful gifts for newborns, project variety will help make the knits feel less like a chore. So we’ve put together a list kids’ knits including baby blankets, knitted toys and mini-me garments – scroll to see the full list below.

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1. Baby diaper covers by Courtney Kelley

Baby diaper covers by Courtney Kelley | Mollie Makes

2. Baby onesie kit by We Are Knitters

Baby onesie kit by We Are Knitters | Mollie Makes

3. Neon pink Hi blanket by Yarning Made

Hi baby blanket by Yarning Made | Mollie Makes

4. Crochet collar pattern by Crochet Latte

Crochet collar pattern by Crochet Latte | Mollie Makes

5. Crochet cat pullover by Stephanie Mason

Crochet cat pullover by Stephanie Mason | Mollie Makes

6. Sunburst granny square baby blanket by Akamatra

Sunburst granny square baby blanket by Akamatra | Mollie Makes

7. Garter stitch pixie hat by Purl Bee

Garter stitch pixie hat by Purl Bee | Mollie Makes

8. Knitted teddy bear by Maryla Ramanava

Knitted teddy bear by Domatoma | Mollie Makes

9. Bobble stitch vest by We Are Knitters

Bobble stitch vest knitting kit by We Are Knitters | Mollie Makes

10. Crochet blanket by Sara Rivka

Crochet blanket by Sara Rivka | Mollie Makes

11. Knitted moon cushion by Studio Meez

Knitted moon cushion by Studio Meez | Mollie Makes

12. Knitted Miffy bunny toy by Knitter Bees

Knitted Miffy bunny toy by Knitter Bees | Mollie Makes

13. Fingerless gloves pattern for kids by Théa Rosenburg

Fingerless gloves pattern for kids by Théa Rosenburg | Mollie Makes

14. Fox scarf by Satu Dolk and Ossi Laine

Fox scarf by Satu Dolk and Ossi Laine | Mollie Makes

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