First day of school: 6 picture-perfect kid knits

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From More Paintbox KnitsIt’s a ritual for parents everywhere. After the supplies have been gathered and lunches have been packed, it’s time for back-to-school pictures. You know the ones: standing in the front yard or in front of the school, backpack and all, smiling and ready for the first day.

As you get ready for the new school year, why not knit something picture-perfect for your eager and excited little ones on their first day? Not only will those pictures become special memories as your child grows but their knitted outfit will become a precious heirloom!

Check out these 6 kids’ clothing patterns, perfect for any child’s first day of school this fall:

Back-to-school knits for kids

Top row (left to right): simple sweater from Clever Knits, pup sweater from Paintbox Knits, yellow bow cardigan from Paintbox Knits

Bottom row (left to right): striped sweater from More Paintbox Knits, fall cardigan from More Paintbox Knits, hearts cardigan from Paintbox Knits

Don’t miss our back-to-school crochet post here.

Which do you prefer: solid or striped sweaters? Tell us in the comments!

3 Comments (leave a comment)

  • half & half more solids with less patterns

    Joan on August 26, 2015
  • Hard to choose from this collection. They are all fun.
    (Stripes do make for more tails to work in.)

    —Whiskers on August 26, 2015
  • I like sweaters with lots of color–especially for children–whether that is stripes or color blocking or intarsia.

    —Donna Henderson on August 26, 2015

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