Vanilla Bean

from Chelsea Anne Design

Vanilla Bean Pattern


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Knitting: Vanilla Bean
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Girls, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

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

About Designer

About Designer

Chelsea Anne on

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 to always be making things with my hands. My goal as a designer is to create unique knitting patterns; inspired by the beautiful, wild and rugged landscape of the Pacific Northwest--a place I loves to ...

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