Amelie Gilet by Carol Feller
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Amelie Gilet

May 2009
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches
US 10 - 6.0 mm
290 - 700 yards (265 - 640 m)
6 months to 6 years

This pattern has been retired.

Short row shaping is magical. You can take a flat piece of fabric and with the addition of short rows create folds, pleats and shaping. This gilet is so much fun to knit that you need to find a little girl to knit one for!
Knit from side to side with short row wedges to add shaping at the front and the back. Eyelets at the front are used to thread an I-cord through to fasten it.
The color variations in this yarn really emphasize the short row shaping, adding an extra dimension to your knitting.

6 months (12 months, 18 months, 24 months, 4 years, 6 years) (shown in size 18 months)

Chest: 18 19, 19.75, 22.25, 24, 25.7 inches
Length: 11 11.5, 12, 12.5, 13, 14.25 inches

MC Colinette Prism50% cotton, 50% wool; 125yd/115m per 100g skein; color: Pierro 102; 1 2, 2, 2, 2, 3 skeins
CC Garnstudio Paris 100% cotton; 82yd/75m per 50g skein; color: Fuchsia (7); 2 2, 2, 4, 4, 4 skeins
Please note, CC is held double.
1 set US #6/4mm double-point needles
1 set US #10/6mm straight needles
1 16-inch US #10/6mm circular needle
Tapestry Needle

This yarn can be substituted for dk weight held double (make sure to check your gauge).