Knitting a baby vest is a great way to create a handmade item that is not only practical, but also adorable. If you're looking for a fun and unique pattern, the spiral hearts pattern is a great choice. With its whimsical hearts and spirals, this pattern is sure to delight both you and the little one you're knitting for.
Size 6 (4.0 mm) circular knitting needles
Approximately 250 yards of DK weight yarn in the color of your choice
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Before starting the pattern, make sure to swatch and get the correct gauge.Cast on 96 stitches.Row 1: *Knit 2, purl 2; repeat from * to end of row.Row 2: *Purl 2, knit 2; repeat from * to end of row.Repeat rows 1 and 2 until the piece measures 2 inches.Row 3: Knit all stitches.Row 4: Purl all stitches.Row 5: Knit all stitches.Row 6: *Knit 5, knit 2 together; repeat from * to end of row.Row 7: Purl all stitches.Row 8: *Knit 4, knit 2 together; repeat from * to end of row.Row 9: Purl all stitches.Row 10: *Knit 3, knit 2 together; repeat from * to end of row.Row 11: Purl all stitches.Row 12: *Knit 2, knit 2 together; repeat from * to end of row.Row 13: Purl all stitches.Row 14: *Knit 1, knit 2 together; repeat from * to end of row.Row 15: Purl all stitches.Row 16: *Knit 2 together; repeat from * to end of row.Bind off all stitches and weave in ends.
Once you've finished knitting the baby vest, it's time to add the finishing touches. You can add buttons or snaps to the front of the vest for easy closure, or leave it open. Either way, it's sure to be a sweet and cozy addition to any baby's wardrobe.With its playful spiral hearts pattern, this baby vest is the perfect way to add some love and warmth to your little one's outfits. So grab your knitting needles and get started today!