Petite Fille Modèle


Petite Fille Modèle is a cute shrug for little girls, that will keep them warm without restricting their movement while they play. Easy to slip on, its wrapping shape helps it to stay in place. And thanks to its box pleat in the back as well as the fine yarn it is knitted with, it will perfectly compliment a dressy outfit. But if you use a more casual yarn, it will equally work fine with the favourite jeans and t-shirt of your little girl. In fact, the Ravelry page of the pattern will be a wonderful source of inspiration to choose your yarn! And if you feel like it, you can even knit a mom-and-daughter duo thanks to the woman version of the same pattern…

This shrug is knitted from the bottom up, in one piece, without seams. You will begin with a provisional cast-on, before making the rounded shape of the back using short rows. Then you will create the box pleat when you separate the body and the sleeves, before kntting separately the front and the back. The shoulders are “seamed” thanks to a three-needles bind off, before knitting the sleeves in the round. Finally, you will finish by knitting a border using the pleated rib stitch.

This listing is for the knitting pattern (pdf) of the Petite Fille Modèle shrug (in French and in English).


  • 2 / 4 / 6 / 8 / 10 years


  • 24 sts and 32 rows = 10 cm/4’’ in stockinette stitch, after blocking, with the larger needles


  • Stockinette stich
  • Pleated rib

Yarn & Notions:

  • 300/350/400/450/500 m – 330/380/440/490/550 yds of (Vi)laines Faces-Bleues et Soie Fingering, 50% BFL wool, 50% silk (400 m/440 yds/ 100 g) in the col. « Dragées au Mariage » (or any other fingering yarn to meet gauge)
  • Circular needles to meet gauge (suggested size: 3.5 mm/US #4)
  • If you don’t use the magic loop technique: a set of DPNs in the same size to work the sleeves in the round and 1 DPN or another circular needle to work the box pleat
  • Circular needles 0.5 mm smaller
  • Crochet hook in the same size than the larger needle and scrap yarn for the provisional cast-on
  • 1 stitch marker
  • Stitch holders or spare cables to hold stitches
SKU: LCT-PAT-034 Categories: , , Tags: , , , , Yarn Weight: Fingering

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