Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Maggie Rabbit Vest Pattern and Reading

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

I have been enjoying this farming blog and bought their self-published book.  It is a bit about wine, but really it is about a journey toward organic farming.

Joining with Ginny today.


  1. I ended up buying a kit to make Fenna's christmas present this year (inspired by your post about the kit!) Can't wait to make a vest, too. :) Thanks for posting!

  2. Maggie Rabbit is just adorable! I love her little pink cardi :o) - reminds me of the Shalom cardi.

  3. What a great little vest! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Thanks for sharing your CUTE pattern! Am off to check out that farming blog and book. :)

  5. I haven't had a chance to make my Maggie rabbit yet. Your vest is too cute!

  6. Thanks for the darling pattern. I have the kit but haven't yet made it up. This is inspiring--hopefully soon!

  7. Yay! This is terrific! I am planning on making Willa a Maggie rabbit for the holiday- now maybe I need to make her and Maggie matching vests!