Petites Feuilles Vest

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Petites Feuilles Vest Pattern

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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on, knitting, purling, increasing, decreasing, yarn over, knitting in the round, three-needle bind off (explanations provided)

Pattern Description:

Please note: this pattern is also available as part of the Little Leaves discounted pattern bundle:


The Petites Feuilles Vest is an easy, fun knit that is perfect for layering. With its adorable constrasting secret pocket (optional), it's also great to use up leftover yarn and it lends itself to many color combinations. The shoulder buttoning ensures that the garment is easy to put on and off.

The pattern is both fully written and charted, to accommodate personal preference.

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This vest is worked seamlessly in the round from the bottom-up, starting with the garter and leaf hem. Work is divided for front and back, which are worked flat separately. Optional pocket can be worked. Its lining requires some seaming.

Gauge:

20 sts x 30 rows = 4 inches or 10cm in stockinette stitch using larger needles
20 sts x 48 rows (24 ridges) = 4 inches or 10cm in garter stitch using smaller needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • SIZES:
  • 3mo (6mo, 12mo, 18mo // 2yo, 3yo, 4yo, 5yo, 6yo)
  • TO FIT CHEST:
  • 16 (17, 18, 19 // 20, 22, 23, 24, 25) inches or 40.5 (43, 46, 48 // 51, 56, 58, 61, 63.5) cm.
  • FINISHED GARMENT CHEST
  • 17.5 (18.5, 19, 20 // 21.5, 22.5, 24, 25, 26.5) inches or 44.5 (46.5, 49, 51 // 55, 57, 61, 63, 67) cm.

Materials:

  • YARN REQUIREMENTS:
  • 1 (1, 1, 1 // 2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins of Mellifera Yarns merino dk 100% merino; 250 yards/229 m per 115g/4.06oz skein or approximately 160 (180, 220, 250 // 280, 300, 320, 350, 380) yds or 146 (164, 201, 229 // 256, 274, 292, 320, 347) meters of dk weight yarn.
  • About 15 yards or 14 meters of contrasting color yarn in similar weight (for pocket option).

You Will Also Need:

  • NEEDLES:
  • US 8 or 5mm 16-inch or 40cm circular needle or size needed to match stockinette gauge.
  • Extra US 8 or 5mm needles or double-pointed needles (for pocket).
  • US 6 or 4mm 16-inch or 40cm circular needle or size needed to match garter stitch gauge.
  • NOTIONS:
  • 4 stitch markers
  • 2 stitch holders or waste yarn
  • tapestry needle
  • two 5/8 inch or 1.5cm diameter buttons

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