*Berry Baby* (free pattern)

my holiday starts with a new freebie! This little thing is called Berry Baby. Somehow I just missed summer and this is what I did.

You need:
DK Yarn (in skin colour and the colours for the suit, I used red)
Needles size 3mm
Yarn to embroider the face and other stuff, like leaves on the top.

And now for the pattern itself.
NOTE: The pattern isn't tested so if you find any errors, please tell me.

Body and head(make 1):
Cast on with red 13sts. P1 row
Next row: K1, [m1, k1] to the end. P1 row. (25sts)
Next row: K1, [m1, k4] to the end. (36sts)
St-st 17 rows
Next row: K5, k2tog 4 times, k5, k2tog 4 times, k5. P1row
Next row: k4, k2tog 3 times, k3, k2tog 3 times, k4. Change to skin colour. P1row.
Next row, K1, [m1, k1]
St-st 15rows. Break off skin colour, join red. St-st for 4more rows.
Next row: K1, [ k2tog], repeat around. P1 row
Next row: K1, [ k2tog], repeat around. Break off yarn and pull it throug remainig stitches

Arms (make 2)
Cast on 12sts with red. Beginning wiht P row St-st 13 rows. Change to the skin color and continue st-st for 6 rows.
Break off yarn and pull it throug remainig stitches

Legs (make 2)
Cast on 13 sts with skin color. P1 row.
Next row: K1, [m1, k1] to the end.
St-st 5 rows.
Next row: K5, k2tog 8 times, k6.
Next row: p5, p2tog 4 times, p5.
Change to red yarn and st-st 18 rows.
Cast off.

Sew all the seam and stuff all the pieces. After that sew pieces together and embroider the face.

You can make different accesories to your baby, I embroider little yellow seed all over her suit and added few leaves on the top of her head. I also knitted a little scarf, making a basic i-cord with dpns.


  1. Hello I am new to your blog, just wanted to say how sweet this is. Lovely work. Julie.C

  2. adorable! thank you for sharing.

  3. My grandchildren will love this since their father is a strawberry grower in California. I like the unique shape.

  4. I am having trouble with the first inc of st.
    if do what the pattern the next rows don't come out right

  5. Umm, to Carol: What part are you knitting?

  6. I love this baby! so cute! :) thanks for putting it up free as well!


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