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 model is part of the "delicate set" and is coordinated with a jumper, trousers and slippers.
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 (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 (fingering 14 wpi) with needles 3 mm 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 step by step tutorial (5 photos) is include in the pattern.
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.
Suitable for intermediate. Pattern language English, measurements in cm and imperial. This pattern is available PDF download (19 pages) includes 5 photos of the model + 1 photo delicate set, the techniques used, step by step tutorial (to form a buttonhole with a hook 5 photos), 12 photos of the model in progress allow you to visualize the steps and schematic. Each size is explained individually.
- PDF knitting pattern with photos (19 pages)
- 12 photos of the model in progress allow you to visualize the stages.
- Step by step tutorial to form a buttonhole with a hook (5 photos)
- Each size is explained individually.
- Schematic - Metric measurements
- 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 pairs 3 mm métrique (UK : 11, US : 2 ½ and Japan : 5/0)
- 3 or 5 double pointed needles or circular needles 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 Ø 18 mm
- 1 scissors
- 1 tapestry needle
Thali Créations Designs
My name is Nathalie, I design knitwear classic with a stylish twist for preemies, babys, children's and woman's ...
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.
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