Knitting Cat in the Window Print Baby Vest
Are you looking for a unique and adorable knitting project for your little one? Look no further than the Cat in the Window Print Baby Vest! This charming vest
features a cute cat-in-the-window print that will delight both babies and adults alike. It's the perfect accessory for chilly days and can be worn over a long-sleeved shirt or as an extra layer under a jacket.To knit this project, you'll need to have some basic knitting skills, including casting on, knitting and purling, and increasing and decreasing stitches. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to create this adorable baby vest:
- US size 8 knitting needles
- 4 balls of worsted weight yarn in main color (MC)
- 1 ball of worsted weight yarn in contrasting color (CC)
- Tapestry needle
- Using MC, cast on 62 stitches.
- Row 1: *K1, p1; repeat from * to end of row.
- Row 2: *P1, k1; repeat from * to end of row.
- Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 3 inches.
- Switch to CC and knit 2 rows.
- Switch back to MC and knit 2 rows.
- Continue alternating between CC and MC every 2 rows until piece measures 8 inches.
- Armholes: Bind off 6 stitches at the beginning of the next two rows.
- Decrease Row: K2tog, knit to last 2 stitches, k2tog.
- Repeat Decrease Row every other row until 38 stitches remain.
- Knit until piece measures 11 inches from cast on edge.
- Neck shaping: Bind off the middle 14 stitches and knit each side separately.
- Decrease 1 stitch at each neck edge every other row until 4 stitches remain.
- Knit until piece measures 12 inches from cast on edge.
- Armhole shaping: Bind off 3 stitches at the beginning of the next 2 rows.
- Decrease Row: K2tog, knit to end of row.
- Repeat Decrease Row every other row until 18 stitches remain.
- Bind off all stitches and weave in ends.
- Sew side seams together using the mattress stitch.
And there you have it, a lovely Cat in the Window Print baby vest
that will keep your little one cozy and stylish.