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Simple Kids Vest – Knitting Pattern


A simple kids vest design for beginner knitters.

The image shows multicoloured stripes – your remnant kit will be random and not as pictured.

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A super simple pattern for an adorable kids vest, which matches the adult version.

This pattern covers ages 2-11, so you can create these little tank tops for every stage of their childhood.

Using just knit and purl stitch, you will create matching panels which you’ll then sew together leaving a gap for the neckline and armholes. You can make it like a slouchy layer or a more fitted top, depending on what your child likes to wear.

An ideal beginners pattern to get your knitting addiction started…!

Stitches & techniques
Size when made

This little vest is designed to be quite cropped. If you want it to be longer add more rows but be aware on the 2 larger sizes you may need more yarn.

Width x Length (approx)

2-3 years: 28cm x 30cm

4-5 years: 30cm x 32cm

6-7 years: 32cm x 34cm

8-9 years: 35cm x 36cm

10-11 years: 39cm x 38cm

About this knitting pattern
Gauge: 8.5 stitches x
11 rows = 10cm
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Knitting Kit – Simple Kids Vest (Single Colour)


Our famous LAD knit kits come with everything you need to make this knitting pattern.

You'll need
1 x 200g ball Lauren Aston Designs Super Chunky Yarn
12mm knitting needles
Tapestry Needle
Stitch Markers
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12mm Knitting Needles


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