New Pattern: Stripy Stashbuster Vest

I’ve just uploaded a new pattern for sale on Ravelry, a cute wee baby vest.  It’s an ideal project for a new baby: cute, easy to make, and can be made in any combination of yarn colours you choose: perfect for stashbusting those scrap yarns. I loved being able to pick up a selection of colours, lie them against each other and then just go for it.  I loved all three samples that I made, with the brown and orange one probably my favourite, as they are such an awesome combination for a wee boy.

I had such fun making this pattern, which is so super easy: knit from the top down, it is seamless, although you work the armholes back and forth so it’s not entirely in the round.

The pattern caters for these sizes:

Newborn – 15 inches/38cm 0-3 months – 15.5 inches/39.5cm 3 months – 16 inches/40.5cm 6 months – 17 inches/43cm

There is a little bit of positive ease built in, the amount of which increases as the size increases.

You can purchase the pattern on Ravelry, here.

OR, I’m in a giving mood, so, if you want to win one of five copies of the pattern, simply enter by making a comment below. You may get a second entry by linking to my blog on your own blog, or on your Twitter account or Facebook page. I’ll close off entries at 6pm Friday night NZ time – short and sweet. Please make sure that you leave a way for me to gift you the pattern too – a Ravelry name is perfect.

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26 Responses to “New Pattern: Stripy Stashbuster Vest”


  1. 1 Janet May 24, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    Loving the stripes on this, it will be such a useful litle vest. Very Cute!

  2. 2 Charlotte May 24, 2012 at 5:53 pm

    ooooh … I’m pretty sure I remember fondling at least one of these at knit night. Lovely! (I’m shortlette on Rav)

  3. 3 sezzaknits May 24, 2012 at 5:55 pm

    What an awesome pattern, perfect for gift giving!! Sezza :)

  4. 4 chevgirl May 24, 2012 at 6:22 pm

    Love the look of this pattern! Great for a quick gift and a good way to get rid of wee balls I don’t know what to do with!

  5. 5 Jo's Place May 24, 2012 at 6:35 pm

    This is just too cute Sheryl, I so going to knit some of these for the gift box :) Will link on my FB page too

  6. 6 Ali George May 24, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    Just saw this pattern on Rav today and immediately faved it as it’s just so adorable – didn’t notice it was yours straight away! Very cute and a must have :-). Congrats on another gorgeous pattern Sheryl xx

  7. 8 Eb May 24, 2012 at 7:42 pm

    I LOVE this vest :) its gorgeous!

  8. 11 Shelley May 24, 2012 at 8:20 pm

    Adorable pattern!! And very thanks for the giveaway :)

    (Miss Shelley on rav)

  9. 13 sahm May 24, 2012 at 8:25 pm

    Looks great! Can’t wait to try it. (sahm)

  10. 14 Julia May 24, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    Great work Sheryl! Love stripes!

  11. 15 annie May 24, 2012 at 9:15 pm

    lovely, well done sheryl!
    princessfiona

  12. 16 Mel May 24, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    Very lovely!

  13. 17 Kristie May 24, 2012 at 9:21 pm

    Looks lovely and great that it stashbusts too :)
    Kristie1983 on rav.

  14. 19 Kimley May 24, 2012 at 11:01 pm

    Very cute little pattern. Have already faved it. Kimzboyz on Rav

  15. 20 nova May 24, 2012 at 11:15 pm

    Awww the rainbow one is just too cute! Love the shoulder shaping, congrats Sheryl!!

  16. 21 justkj May 24, 2012 at 11:40 pm

    What a great quick baby gift, and getting rid of all those ‘might be useful’ balls too!

  17. 22 Truly Myrtle May 25, 2012 at 8:11 am

    It’s super sweet! I’d love to win one :)
    I’ve got a new niece arriving this year – it would be perfect for her!

  18. 23 Sharonnz May 25, 2012 at 10:43 am

    Cute! Looks perfick for new-niece-on-the-way.

  19. 24 Lori Howlett May 25, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    Very cute! So many babies on the way all around me, so I’d love this :D

  20. 25 Maria May 25, 2012 at 5:12 pm

    Love this pattern. Great to stash bust and so many charities (and a grandson :-) ) could use it

  21. 26 affiknity May 29, 2012 at 6:08 pm

    Oh, what a cute vest. And a great way to bust stash.


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