Breton Pullover and Beanie Pattern


Inspired by French sailor's pullover and beanie, this set is a modern classic for the little ones, plus it is gender neutral and can be passed down from sister to brother, nephew to niece!  It is sized for either a 12 month size or 24 month.

Pattern Specifications

The pattern skill level is moderately easy to intermediate.   It uses approximately 800 yds/732m of a sport weight cotton.  (less if making the 12m size)

Needle and Notions: 

  • Size US 5 (3.75 mm) 12" (30 cm) circular needles
  • Size US 5 (3.75 mm) dps
  • Size US 6 (4.0 mm) 12"circular needles

or size required needed to obtain gauge

  • Size US 6 (4.0 mm) dpns
  • Removable marker
  • Stitch markers
  • Stitch holders or waste yarn
  • Tapestry needle