Preppy Boy's Vest Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cables
  • knit and purl

Pattern Description:


The college look has been captured for little fellows with this richly colored V-neck vest.
Back of vest is strictly knit - only the front has cables.

Pictures shown in Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece

Copyright 2010 Lisa Ellis Designs


5.25 sts and 7.5 rows = 1" in St st using larger needles (21 sts and 30 rows = 10cm)

6.5 sts and 7 rows = 1: in cable pattern using larger needles
(26 sts and 28 rows = 10cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 5 sizes from 0-6 mths up to 6 years
  • chest: 16 (20, 24, 26 1/2, 29 1/2)"
  • length: 8 (10 1/2, 12 1/2, 14, 15 1/2)"


  • 200 (215, 275, 350, 400) yds of DK weight
  • 25 yds of contrasting color in DK weight
  • US 5 16-inch circular needles and dpn's
  • UD 6 16-inch circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle

About Designer

About Designer

lisaellisdesign on

I am a knitting instructor, published designer and mother of 2 teenage girls.
I am obsessed with knitting, love vegetable gardening and cooking.

My designs can be seen in over a dozen books and magazines as well as my "How To" knitting articles.

My latest endeavor is taping some "How To" knitting DVD's.

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