Elephants Waistcoat


Age 2-3yrs – Underarm (buttoned) 70.5cm. Length 34cm.
Age 4-5yrs – Underarm (buttoned) 75.5cm. Length 38cm.
Age 6-7yrs – Underarm (buttoned) 80cm. Length 42cm.
Age 8-9yrs – Underarm (buttoned) 85cm. Length 46cm.

This pack contains all the Alice Starmore Hebridean 2 Ply yarn required to make the Elephants Waistcoat design from The Children’s Collection in your chosen size and colourway. You will require a copy of THE CHILDREN’S COLLECTION for the pattern instructions, the book The Children’s Collection is available for purchase here.

Elephants is available in both blue (as shown in swatch) and red (as shown in waistcoat) colourways. This design is also available as a baby blanket.

For a step-by-step video tutorial showing all the techniques involved in knitting and finishing stranded garments visit our Stranded Knitting in the Round with Steeks tutorial section.


This is easily the most popular of my designs for children; I designed it at the request of my (then) two-year-old grandson who boldly stated that he wanted to wear elephants. For knitters, this is a joyful little stranded design to work, with its classic steeks, shaping, and colour changes. There are two colour versions, both vibrant with jewel tones.


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Some of the designs and extra amendments available exclusively from Virtual Yarns for the book The Children's Collection.