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Despite telling my mom years ago that I would never become a knitter, I took up a pair of needles in 2009 and haven’t put them down since! Knitting is an outlet for my creative energy and my desire ...

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Vanilla Bean

from Chelsea Anne Design
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Vanilla Bean
Vanilla Bean
Vanilla Bean
Vanilla Bean
Vanilla Bean
Vanilla Bean

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • yarn-over increases
  • k2tog

Pattern Description:

The Vanilla Bean pattern is a vintage style lace cloche that looks intricate, but it actually incredibly simple to knit. Shaped only by yarn overs and knit-two-togethers, the cloche is knit top down in a spiral pattern that continues through the body and is finished with a pretty scalloped edging. Knit in lightweight cotton, the Vanilla Bean is not only incredibly soft, but has the right amount of stretch to it--lasting through children's many growing seasons. This cloche is perfect transition hat from winter to spring and would make a quick and interesting knit for a baby gift.

Pattern includes helpful photos and instructions including notes on all the techniques described.


6 stitches/ 9 rows = 1 inch in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3-6 months, 12-18 months, 2T-5T


  • size 4 DPNs
  • 90-150 yrds of sport or heavy fingering weight yarn