Baby Mandarin Jacket


Asian-inspired style for little tykes!

Bulky-weight yarn in contrasting colours makes for an interesting quick knit for the wee ones in your life. Seamless, and knit from the neck down on straight needles with raglan shaping on the sleeves, this blocky jacket will suit boys and girls alike. Includes instructions for long, short, and no-sleeve designs.

A great stash-buster!


FORMAT: Adobe PDF File

SIZES: 6 months, 12 months, 18-24 months.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: This pattern has a great deal of positive ease to allow it to fit over clothing, and is meant to be loose.
6 months – 21” chest circ./10” long
12 months – 26” chest circ./11.5” long
18-24 months – 27” chest circ./13” long

TUTORIALS: Photo and written tutorial are included for the "Long Tail Cast On". A full glossary is included.

SKILLS YOU WILL NEED TO MAKE THIS PATTERN: Knit, purl, making a gauge swatch in Stockinette Stitch, Basic Bind Off.

PATTERN REQUIREMENTS: 6.0 mm (US 10) needles, both straight and double-pointed; 2 Balls Bulky Weight yarn 100 g (3.5 oz)/150 m (164 yd) in two colours (I used Bernat Softee Chunky OR Patons Shetland Chunky): Colour A: (Garter stitch areas) 1 skein; Colour B: (Stockinette stitch areas) - 1 skein EXCEPT *18-24-month long sleeve variation will need two balls of Colour B; 7 (8, 9, 9) 18mm (¾”) buttons; yarn needle; 16” scraps of yarn for stitch holders, yarn loops for markers; needle and thread for sewing on buttons.

GAUGE: 15sts and 20 rws = 10 cm (4”) in stockinette stitch.

Your file will be available for download as soon as you complete purchase. Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns, or for pattern support.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSING NOTICE: Your purchase of this pattern gives you the right to use it for personal, non-profit use only. To licence the pattern to use for profit, please e-mail me for permission. You do NOT have the right to print the pattern for other people (unless they reside in your household) or to transfer the digital file to any other person. This pattern may not be sold, copied, or distributed in any way.

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