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I was 4 when my grandmother taught me to knit. I have since enjoyed all sorts of needle work; crochet, cross stitch, needlepoint, quilting. However, my love is knitting and designing seamless and ...

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Little Willow

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Pattern Description:

"Little Willow is a unisex jacket worked in Lotus Yarns Tibetan Cloud, a light worsted weight yarn. It is worked seamlessly and flat, from the bottom up with the sleeves worked separately and joined to be worked with the body, right up to the top of the hood.

"The jacket features a simple, yet interesting, zigzag moss stitch pattern with wide garter stitch hem, cuffs, front double breasted overlap, and hood bands. There is 2-4" (5-10cm) of positive ease for a generous and roomy fit.

"My Little Willow is a sweet little thing that loves to pop on a comfy sweater and go exploring."

Pattern Notes:
Jacket is worked from the bottom up, seamlessly and flat
Sleeves are worked flat, then seamed and joined to be worked with the body
Raglan shaping is used to join sleeves to body
This is a double breasted jacket with a front overlap of 3-5" (7.5-12.5cm)
Hood is worked from the neck up, seamlessly, with inc's along back
Hood border is worked by picking up stitches along hood edge


22sts & 30 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch with US 5 (3.75mm) needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3 months[6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 2 years, 4 years, 6 years, 8 years, 10 years]


  • Lotus Yarnds Tibetan Cloud (100% Yak) or a light worsted weight yarn
  • 325[380, 460, 520, 610, 770, 880, 980, 1100]yds
  • 300[350, 425, 480, 560, 705, 805, 900, 1010]meters

You Will Also Need:

  • US 5 (3.75mm) circular needles OR size needed to obtain gauge, 24" (60cm) or longer for body & smaller length (straight needles can also be used
  • US 3 (3.25mm) circular needles OR 2 sizes below size needed to obtain gauge; 20" (50cm) (straight needles can also be used)
  • 5 stitch markers
  • 6[6, 6, 6, 8, 8, 8, 10, 10] .75" (2cm) buttons
  • Blunt needle to weave in yarn ends
  • Waste yarn or 2 stitch holders for underarm stitches
  • Sharp needle and matching thread to sew on buttons


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