A small fancy baby vest to knit in "Top Down" in stocking stitch and seed stitch ... it can be made seamless with circular needles.
The particularity of this model is its set of stitches that gives birth to a collar and bands of seed stitch finishes ... a mix of basic stitch for a balanced model.
The model is uni-sex, you can decline it in all colors according to your needs and your desires ...
This model is a Top Down it is knitted from top to bottom from the neckline .... A seamless design for more comfort and a practical shape to dress baby.
This little vest can be made entirely with straight needles (for more comfort use double-pointed needles for the first rows of sleeves ... there will only be the sewing of the sleeves to realize) or with circular needles for a seamless version (both techniques are explained in the PDF).
The model is made in Quality Rose & Lou of Plassard (fingering 14 wpi) with needles 3 mm in seed stitch and stocking stitch.
The estimated yardage is 231/265/307/349/404 meters or 253/290/336/382/442 yards.
The tension/gauge : 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 Lambswool of Phildar.
The model is available in 5 sizes : 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months and 24 months.
The model is coordinated with Tenderness hat, Tenderness slippers and Tenderness Dungarees.
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 (13 pages) which includes 7 photos of the model + 1 photo "Tenderness Set" and schematic. Each size is explained individually.
- PDF knitting pattern with photos (13 pages)
- Techniques and stitch used
- Each size is explained individually
- Schematic - Metric measurements
- Measurement in cm and imperial
- 7 photos of the model + 1 photo "Tenderness Set"
Materials you need at home:
- 2/2/2/2/2 balls Quality Rose & Lou of Plassard (231/265/307/349/404 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 of 3 mm (for the first rows of sleeves if you use straight knitting needles)
- 2 stitch holders (or use waste yarn)
- 2 stitch markers (or use waste yarn)
- 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 ... 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.
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