Child’s double breasted jacket with hood - Paris

This child’s double-breasted jacket has set in sleeves and a hood, and is worked in a textured rib stitch. Warm and stretchy, it will suit both boys and girls.

Merino Soft yarn is, as the name suggests, beautifully soft, making it a great choice for kids. Get the warmth and durability of merino wool, without any of the scratchiness. Merino Soft can be purchased from my Knitting Patterns Online website.

Pattern sizes: 2 (4-6-8) years.

To fit chest: 55 (60-65-70) cm [21¾ (23½-25½-27½) ins]. Actual measurement: 63 (69-74-79) cm [25 (27-29-31) ins]. Length: 40 (44-48-52) cm [15¾ (17¼-19-20½) ins].

Tension: 24 sts and 30 rows to 10cm [4 ins] over patt (slightly stretched), using 4.00mm needles.

Note: This stitch will ‘shrink’ on your needles when knitting it and look very narrow, but it will stretch out once a body is wearing the jacket.

Pattern rating: Intermediate.

Please note that this pattern is protected by copyright and you do not have permission to copy or resell this pattern. You may, however, sell the knitted product.

Contains:

  • PDF knitting pattern
  • Includes four sizes
  • Includes both centimetres and inches
  • Intermediate pattern rating

Materials you need at home:

  • Yarn required 8 (9-11-12) balls Rial Filati, Merino Soft, 50g balls@125m.
  • Needles required A pair of 4.00mm [UK 8, US 6] knitting needles.
  • Wool needle for sewing up.
  • Other requirements 8 buttons.
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Jennifer Lee

I have been addicted to knitting for over 35 years (I started very young!) and I love being able to take a ball of yarn and a pair of needles and make something gorgeous and individual yet practical.

As a child I designed and knitted clothes for my toy elephants (elephants are my other obsession), during high school I knitted baby clothes and sold them at local craft markets then during my university days I knitted for a local yarn shop. While knitting was my passion, at that stage I never thought of making it my career.

After spending 10 years in the medical profession I came across a job ad for a knitting pattern design writer and suddenly I realised it was possible to combine my passion with my work. I was lucky enough to get that job and I have been working as a pattern writer, pattern designer and proofreader ever since.

As well as creating my own designs, I continue to work for yarn companies in Australia and overseas.

Along with my love of knitting, I hold Diplomas in both Comprehensive Writing and Professional Book Editing, Proofreading and Publishing.

I love what I do and I hope you will enjoy knitting my patterns as much as I have enjoyed creating them.

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