Little Man Vest

from Eileen Casey Creations

Little Man Vest Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • making cables
  • reading charts
  • knitting in the round
  • picking up stitches
  • three-needle bind off

Pattern Description:

Boys need cute clothes too, and this little cabled vest is as sweet as can be!

It is knit all in one piece in the round - so it goes really fast. The cables look impressive, but are easy to memorise - and using Patons Classic Wool ensures that this will be warm and practical as well as decorative.


5 stitches and 7 rows per inch in Stockinette Stitch using US 7 (4.5 mm) needle

6 sts to 1 inch over cable plait

20 sts to 3 inches over center cable + 2 reverse stockinette sts on either side

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn [3 mths, 6 mths, 12 mths, 18 mths, 24 mths, 4 yrs, 6 years, 8 yrs]
  • Chest: 17 [18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 27, 28.5] inches
  • Length: 9 [10, 10.75, 11.5, 12.5, 13.5, 14.5, 16, 18] inches


  • Patons Classic Wool [100% wool; 210yds/192m per 3.5oz/100g skein]; colour: Natural Mix, 229; 1 [1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3] skeins
  • 1 16" US 7 (4.5 mm) circular knitting needle
  • 1 16" US 5 (3.75 mm) circular knitting needle
  • Set of US 5 (3.75 mm) dpns

You Will Also Need:

  • row counter
  • safety pins
  • stitch holders
  • stitch markers

About Designer

About Designer

Eileen Casey on

Eileen Casey is a designer from Ireland now living in beautiful upstate NY - where thankfully there is plenty of sweater weather.

She has been knitting since she was 5, and couldn't imagine life without needles in hand. Past projects bring memories of life events back to her as vividly as certain scents do for others.

Right now she tries to fit knitting and designing around looking after ...

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