Creating a Cozy Anthill Model Baby Vest with Two NeedlesAre you looking for a sweet and cozy vest to keep your little one warm and stylish? Look no further than the anthill model baby vest! This adorable pattern is perfect for beginners who are comfortable with basic knitting techniques. In this tutorial, we will guide you step by step through the process of creating your very own anthill model baby vest using just two needles.
Materials You Will NeedTo create this beautiful baby vest, you will need the following materials:
- Two skeins of baby yarn (choose your favorite color!)
- Size 8 knitting needles
- Tape measure
- Yarn needle
Step 1: Cast OnStart by casting on 60 stitches using the long-tail cast-on method. Make sure to leave a long tail of yarn (around 12 inches) to weave in later.
Step 2: Knit the First RowsKnit the first row of stitches. Then, begin the second row by purling the first stitch, then knitting the next two stitches. Repeat this pattern (purl 1, knit 2) until the end of the row.
Step 3: Continue KnittingContinue knitting in this pattern (alternating between purling and knitting) for the next 4 inches.
Step 4: Create the Anthill PatternNext, it's time to create the anthill pattern! This is achieved by alternating knit and purl stitches every two rows. Follow this pattern for the next 2 inches: Row 1: Knit all stitches
Row 2: Purl all stitches
Row 3: Knit all stitches
Row 4: *K2tog, yarn over, repeat from * to end of row
Row 5: Purl all stitches
Row 6: Knit all stitches
Row 7: Purl all stitches
Row 8: *Yarn over, slip slip knit, repeat from * to end of row