Baby buntings, cocoons, sleep sacks: whatever they’re called, these sleep sack knitting patterns will keep babies warm
Sleep sack knitting patterns (sometimes referred to as “buntings” or “cocoons”) are very practical for babies, especially newborns and premature infants. They are great alternatives to blankets for keeping babies warm. They also work well for newborns because of their love of swaddling.
Sleep Sack Knitting Patterns for Babies: Sleeveless Variety
Cuddle Saque: Here is one of the simplest and most basic sleep sacks you could knit. It has a ribbed top and a simple 3-needle bind-off at the end. No decreasing or increasing necessary – the perfect mindless knit!
Swaddle Sac and Acorn Cap: This is a two-for-one pattern that contains a simple sleep sack pattern and an adorable acorn-shaped cap to go with it.
Snuggly Baby Cocoon: This precious sleep sack has a seed stitch border at the top and a sweet little button to close the top, too.
Baby Cuddle Sack: Here’s an incredibly simple sleep sack. Knit some stockinette stitch, knit a few decreases at the bottom, and close. That’s it!
Work Sock Baby (Monkey) Snuggler: This adorable pattern uses the red-white-gray color scheme of the popular sock monkey to create a precious sleep sack.
Owlie Sleep Sack: Be still my heart: a sleep sack with adorable little owl designs at the top!
Sleep Sack Knitting Patterns for Babies: Sleeved Variety
Toasty Sleeper: This is probably the simplest of the bunch. No drawstrings, no buttons, and it fits a newborn. This sweet little pattern is a nice, quick knit, especially wonderful for a baby gift.
Mrs Brak’s Drawstring Bottom Baby Kimono with Raglan Shaping: Here’s a cute nightgown/sleepsack with a button front and a drawstring at the bottom. (Ignore the link at the bottom of the Ravelry page. The website is no longer up, but the “download from Ravelry” links work.)
DROPS Bunting Bag: This adorable sleep sack has a hood, a button top, and a closed bottom. There’s even an option to create holes for car seat belt buckles.
Comfy Angel’s Nest: This pattern is probably the most complex of the group, but oh, the beauty! It is completely buttoned down to the bottom, and it has a drawstring as well. (Again, ignore the link at the bottom of the Ravelry page. It does not work, but the “download from Ravelry” links do.)
With this tremendous collection, I know you’ll have fun with a baby sleep sack knitting pattern!
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