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Crocheting
Clothing
Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby
Sweater
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Sometimes I feel like my life is one big craft project! I knit, crochet, design patterns, and dye yarn as co-owner of Sweet Paprika Designs. I also work on costumes, props, sets and lighting for ...

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Mendeleev Vest

from Sweet Paprika Designs
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Mendeleev Vest
Mendeleev Vest
Mendeleev Vest
Mendeleev Vest
Mendeleev Vest
Mendeleev Vest

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Chain (ch)
  • Single Crochet (sc)
  • Double Crochet (dc)
  • Slip Stitch (sl st)

Pattern Description:

This cute but simple vest is named for Dmitri Mendeleev, a Russian inventor and chemist who discovered the periodicity of the elements. This is an ideal pattern for beginner crocheters, providing an opportunity to practice several basic techniques in an easy and satisfying project. The pattern includes five sizes (from 0-24 months) and buttonhole instructions for both boy's and girl's versions.

Gauge:

17 stitches and 12 rows = 4 inches in body pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes 0-3 (3-6, 6-12, 12-18, 18-24) months
  • To Fit Chest: 16 (171/2, 19, 20, 21)"
  • Chest circumference: 19 1/2 (21, 23, 24, 25)"
  • Length: 9 (101/4, 111/4, 121/4, 14)"

Materials:

  • Sweet Paprika Minuet (100% superwash merino wool; 50g/110 yds), 2 (3, 3, 4, 4) skeins Canneberge (MC) and 1 skein Natural (CC)
  • Size 7 (4.5mm) crochet hook
  • Size 8 (5mm) crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • Yarn needle
  • 4 (4, 5, 5, 6) buttons

Suggested yarn:

240 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Sweet Paprika Minuet

Colorway:

Canneberge