This is one of the baby patterns in the Need A Baby Cardigan book by Cabin Fever. This pattern can be worked in any gauge of yarn from sock weight to chunky (bulky) weight. Lace is only one of the stitch patterns available.
Child Knitting Patterns This Preemie sweater is knitted, not crocheted. However I'm sharing this free sample on this board. Baby Knitting Patterns Supply : This Preemie sweater is knitted, not crocheted. But I'm sharing this free