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(6) Name: 'Knitting : milo
milo knit in Noro Silk Garden Lite
milo a variety of different sized milos

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Long-tail cast on
  • Knit in the round
  • knit
  • purl
  • increase using kfab (explained in pattern)
  • basic cabling (explained in pattern)

Pattern Description:

Milo is the quintessential kids' knit.

An extremely popular and versatile knit, this vest is simple enough for a beginner and it provides a great introduction to knitting cables.

Knit top down, it is completely seamless and provides a wonderful deviation from the classic vest; boxy, funky and relaxed.

A great stash busting knit!

The pattern includes charts and instructions for working six different cables, including an originally designed heart cable.

A photo tutorial and video link is included to demonstrate technique for working neat underarm joins.


22 stitches and 30 rows/rounds in stocking stitch over 4" on 4mm needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn to size 6
  • 11 sizes included to fit the size range 15" - 25" chest
  • Pattern has approximately 1" of positive ease incorporated into it.


  • 130 (160, 180, 200, 220, 250, 280, 300, 320, 350, 380) yards of Dk weight yarn.
  • Garments shown in a variety of yarns.

You Will Also Need:

  • 3.75mm/US#5 40cm circular needle
  • 4mm/US#6 40 or 60 cm circular needle
  • Darning needle
  • 4 stitch markers
  • 1 cable needle
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Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby
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I'm an aspiring wanna-be Domestic Goddess with two sweet little kidlets and an over-adventurous husband. I dabble in most crafts; but my true loves are knitting and sewing. I can be swayed by cross ...

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