Chirpy Birds Vest by Lucinda Guy

Chirpy Birds Vest

Knitting
June 2011
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
910 - 1170 yards (832 - 1070 m)
Fits 1−2 (3−4, 5−6) year-old
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Interweave SKU: EP4740

Whimsical and colorful child’s vest with a sweet bird motif and flappable wing. (Interweave)

Finished Size: 27¼ (29¼, 31¼)“ chest circumference, to fit a 1−2 (3−4, 5−6) year-old. Vest shown measures 29¼”.

Yarn: Frog Tree Alpaca Sport (100% alpaca; 130 yd [119 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #46 green (MC), 3 (3, 4) balls; #60 blue (A), 1 (1, 2) balls; #28 plum (B), #95 soft pink (C), and #16 yellow (D), 1 ball each.

Yarn Weight: #3 - Light

Needles: Size 2 (2.75 mm): 24” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn).

Notions: Markers (m); stitch holder.

Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in St st.

Originally Published: Interweave Knits Weekend, 2011