I was playing around the Plain Vest and came up with a quick-to-knit vest for Maggie Rabbit that I made from a kit for Emmy for her 2nd birthday.
Here is the pattern-
With a heavy worsted or light bulky, and size 10 needles, cast on 40 stitches.
Knit 6 rows (garter stitch)
Next row: Knit first 5 stitches, purl to last 5 stitches, Knit last 5 stitches
Next row: knit across
Repeat above 2 rows until piece measures about 3 1/2".
Next row: (buttonhole row) K2, YO, K2tog, knit across
Next row and remaining rows - knit all in garter stitch
Next row: Knit 9 stitches, BO 3 stitches, Knit 16 stitches, BO 3 stitches, Knit 9 stitches
Next row: Knit until arm opening, Make 8 new stitches, knit until next arm opening, make 8 new stitches, knit until end
Next row: knit
Decrease row: *Knit 3, k2tog *, repeat across
Knit 2 rows.
Decrease row: *Knit 3, k2tog*, repeat across
Button Hole row: K2, YO, K2tog, Knit across
Knit 2 rows
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