Mini Chestnut Sweater & Top – PDF Pattern ENG


Make the super cozy Mini Chestnut Sweater and Top sewing pattern! It comes with six different options, lots of possibilities to play around with and… bows! perfect for a little girl




The super comfy Mini Chestnut Sweater and Top PDF digital sewing pattern, it is the mini version of the popular Chestnut for women and comes with two different options and lots of possibilities to play around with.

First, you can opt for the sweater with three bow options or the top with the same alternatives. Version A of either of them has a lovely circular opening at the back that closes with a big bow; version B sports four bows at the back closing the bodice; and option C offers a more subtle bow alternative with a nice slit or vent at the shoulder.

With lots of detailed instructions, technical drawings and tips to get the best results when sewing with knit fabrics, the Mini Chestnut Sweater and Top PDF digital sewing pattern will become a staple, with a twist, in the handmade wardrobe of a lucky little girl.

Sizes range from 3 to 12 years old and the instructions’ booklet comes with detailed measurements to get the best fit depending of height and age.

You can also learn how to make the Mini Chestnut Sweater and Top on our YouTube Channel.


For the sweater version: any medium to heavy-weight knit fabric with little stretch up to a maximum of 20%. Thick knits, stable firm knits, cable knit, knit fleece, sweatshirt fleece, sweater knits, French Terry; with a two-way stretch.

For the top version: any medium knit fabric with little stretch up to a maximum of 20% and not too fine. Interlock, double knit, ponte di roma; with a two-way stretch.


Version / Fabric width         Age 3-8                         Age 9-12
Sweater 115cm                              1.20m / 1.30 yards        1.40m / 1.50 yards
Sweater 150cm                             1.20m / 1.30 yards        1.40m / 1.50 yards
Top 115cm                                     1.30m / 1.40 yards        1.50m / 1.65 yards
Top 150cm                                    1.30m / 1.40 yards        1.50m / 1.65 yards


• Sewing machine &/or overlocker/serger
• Ball point needle or jersey needle
• Matching thread
• Ribbon for the bows: woven, velvet, organza, satin…
Approx. amount needed 2×40/50cm long for each bow


• Double or twin needle to finish hems & neckline


Perfect for a beginner or confident beginner.


From 3 to 12 years old.

*This is a PDF pattern. After purchased, you’ll receive an email with a link to download the files of the pattern and instructions. There are two printing options available: A4 (the pattern pieces print in 24 pages for the top and 28 for the sweater, plus the instructions) and a copy shop version of the pattern so that you can skip the assembling part.

**If you have any problems with the pattern, any doubt, please send us an email to [email protected]

***Fabric kindly supplied by Jelly Fabrics.

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