Delicate vest for baby

A small classic model knitted in Top Down with straight or circular needles for a seamless version. A vest with a straight and comfortable cut. The fantasy is brought by its selvedges and yoke in garter stitch which contrasts with the stocking stitch. It closes with a single button at the neckline.

This vest is uni-sex and can be declined according to your needs.

This little cardigan is a Top Down, it is knitting start from the neckline. For more comfort he is knit in one piece and seamless with circular needles. He can be made entirely with straight needles (for more comfort, use double pointed needles for the 1st rows of the sleeves ... there will only be the seam of the sleeves to plan.) The 2 techniques are explained in the PDF.

To knit it you have to master the yarn over (= add a stitch by placing the yarn on the needle) and put on hold the stitches. The photos of the model in progress help you to visualize the steps ( 12 pictures).

The model is made in Quality Rose & Lou of Plassard with needles 3 mm métrique in garter stitch and stocking stitch.

The tension/gauge : 26 stitches and 48 rows in garter stitch = 10 cm (= 4" x 4 ") and 26 stitches and 36 rows in stocking stitch = 10 cm (= 4" x 4 "). You can knit this model in other qualities with the gauge same.

Other yarn can be use : Quality Pingorex Baby of Pingouin, Quality Peques of Katia ... Quality Rose & Lou of Plassard, Quality Orient of Cheval blanc, Quality Calinou or Merino of Bergère de France.

Provide 1 button (optional), to form a buttonhole with a hook a photos tutorial step by step is include in the pattern (5 photos)

The model is available in 6 sizes : new born, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months and 24 months.

The knitting pattern includes full instructions with photos of the model. Each size is explained individually.

Suitable for intermediate. Pattern language : English. This pattern is available PDF download (18 pages) which includes 5 photos of the model, the explanations of the techniques used and tutorial step by step (for form a buttonhole with a hook 5 photos). And 12 photos of the model in progress allow you to visualize the steps.


  • PDF knitting pattern with photos (18 pages)
  • 12 photos of the model in progress allow you to visualize the stages.
  • Photo tutorial step by step to form a buttonhole with a hook (5 photos)
  • Each size is explained individually. Metric measurements
  • Suitable for intermediate
  • 6 photos of the model

Materials you need at home:

  • 1/1/2/2/2/2 Ball(s) Quality Rose & Lou of Plassard (177/204/235/270/311/358 m)
  • Circular needles or knitting needles a pair of 3 mm métrique (UK : 11, US : 2 1⁄2 and Japan : 5/0)
  • 3 or 5 double pointed needles or circular needles of 3 mm (for the sleeves)
  • 2 stitch holders (or use a colored yarn)
  • 1 hook 3 mm (UK : 11 , US : C/2 or D/3 and Japan : 5/0) for making the buttonhole
  • 1 button
  • 1 scissors
  • 1 tapestry needle
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Thali Créations Designs

My name is Nathalie, I design knitwear classic with a stylish twist for preemies, babys, children's and woman's ... my own designs and other for yarn companies.

I love blending creative stitches for comfortable and original garments ... handmade knits garments that you can wear for all occasions.

I use modern construction methods make for a straight-forward and enjoyable knitting experience (explained in photo tutorials). For give you pleasure of wearing hand knits practical and beautiful.

I hope you will enjoy knitting my patterns as much as I have enjoyed creating them.

All my knitwear is created by myself handmade and made in France. My patterns are signed Thali Créations.

You can follow Instagram account @thalicreations, for see my new projects.

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