8 of the best childrens knitting patterns

Hooray! Summer's here... (well, if you forgive a few soggy days this week here in the UK!). While younger members of the family are busy running around, climbing trees, eating ice creams etc... why not find a shady spot and knit up some summer knits for children & babies? We always love it when we feature new childrens knitting patterns here on The Making Spot, so here are a few of our favourite summer knits...

Rose garden dress children's knitting pattern

Rose garden dress - for parties or playtime, this lacy dress pattern is sure to be a favourite!

Isla Tunic knitting pattern Toadstool tank top knitting pattern Baby poncho knitting pattern

Isla Tunic - knit this Fair Isle tunic knitting pattern in soft, easy-care yarn for little girls who love to play

Toadstool tank top - we LOVE this woodland wonder - by Rowan, available in issue 46 of The Knitter.

Angel delight baby poncho - bab knitting pattern in sunny-shade yarn - perfect for tiny tots to wear on balmy days!

Mix and match teen set

Mix & Match teens set - this knitted bag in funky colours is part of a trio of teen knits


 Rory tank top Sugar plum dress baby knitting pattern

Cutie pie dress - knit this adorable dress that'll be great for autumn too

Rory tank top - this stripy knit in bold colours with retro patterning comes with a matching gloves for later in the year

Sugar plum girl's dress - complete with flowers and candy stripes = so sweet!