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11 Kids’ Knits That Fit Big People Too!

11 Kids’ Knits That Fit Big People Too!

We love these little knits so much we wish there were adult versions…oh wait, there are!

Whether you want to match your little one or just love the design, you’ll be delighted to hear that all of these great patterns have a version for grown ups. Happy knitting!

Owl Motif Jumper

The adorable Owlets sweater by Kate Davies has a matching women’s version too (LK dep ed Adrienne has knitted one herself). We think they look amazing whatever the size! Click the image to find out more.

© Kate Davies

© Kate Davies


Trendy Trainers

This pair of baby high tops by Lucinda Ganderton is one of the most popular free patterns on the LK website. We like them so much, we found a similar adult design for your knitting pleasure. Click the images to find out more.

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© Rea



Beanie Hat Buddies

Who can resist a doting father in a colourful beanie that matches the one sported by his tiny infant? This design from Tin Can Knits is super cute and fits newborns to adults. Click the image to buy the pattern.

© Tin Can Knits


Little Lace Cardigan

We adore Ysolda Teague’s Liesl cardi whether it’s the fully grown design or delightfully miniature Wee Liesl. Click the images to find out more.

© Ysolda

© Ysolda


Sweet Yoke Sweater

Also by Tin Can Knits, this pretty yoke sweater uses eyelets to create a raindrop effect and it’s delightful in all sizes.

© Tin Can Knits


Pretty Cardigan

This sweet little design is called Tiny Tea Leaves, isn’t that a great name? It was designed by Melissa LaBarre for Madelinetosh and has a fab textured effect around the yoke.

© Madelinetosh

© Babyfishknits/Flickr


Easy Accessories

The Twelfth Sublime Extraf Fne Merino DK Book pattern collection (714) features cosy accessories for all the family, including these fabulous capes.


Family Slippers

Keep the whole clan cosy with these easy-knit slippers from Churchmouse Yarns And Teas.


Matching Mittens

Make a complete set of mittens to keep everyone cosy. This easy pattern fits men, women and children.

© Red Heart


Sock Monkey Hats

Who doesn’t love a good old sock monkey? That was the inspiration for these brilliant earlap hats and you can make one for everyone in the family.

© Nicole Montgomery

Clever Cable Jackets

Choose sophistication with these elegant garments designed to fit chest measurements of 24 inches up to 46 inches. That means your little lady can have a matching jacket - or why not switch it up with a hooded version. Both patterns are on Sirdar Leaflet 8045. Find your nearest stockist at

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