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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Wuv
Wuv Wuv: back view with cabled heart
Wuv Wuv: side view
Wuv Wuv: front view

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • increase
  • decrease
  • read charts
  • cable
  • pick up stitches
  • work the three-needle bind-off
  • work small circumferences in the round (DPNs, Magic Loop, or 2 circulars)

Pattern Description:

This is a deliciously squishy seed stitch garment that will make a little one even more huggable than usual - especially when you get a look at the cabled heart motif on the back! It's a layering piece, which can donned quickly and easily for extra warmth. Unisex construction means that you can re-sew the buttons on either the left or right band whenever you may want to switch.


16 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in seed stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 12-month: to fit 18" chest; finished chest circumference 20"; finished length 9.5"
  • 18-month: to fit 19" chest; finished chest circumference 21"; finished length 10"
  • 2-year: to fit 21" chest; finished chest circumference 23"; finished length 10.5"
  • 4-year: to fit 23" chest; finished chest circumference 26"; finished length 11.5"
  • 6-year: to fit 25" chest; finished chest circumference 28"; finished length 12.5"
  • (vest is intended to be waist length)


  • cable needle
  • 2 stitch markers
  • 4 stitch holders
  • spare length of yarn about 32" long
  • tapestry needle (for weaving in ends)

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 buttons, 0.5-0.75" diameter

Suggested yarn:

291 yards of Worsted weight

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