How to Knit a Rice Model Baby Vest with Two Needles
If you're in search of a fun and easy knitting project that is perfect for a baby, consider making a rice model baby vest! Not only is it a practical and comfortable clothing item for little ones, but it also features a unique textured pattern that adds a special touch to any outfit.
2 skeins of baby weight yarn (choose your favorite color)
A pair of size 6 knitting needles
A tapestry needle for weaving in ends
Cast on 48 stitches onto your knitting needles using the long-tail cast on method. Knit in garter stitch for 6 rows.Next, switch to rice stitch (alternating between knit 1 and purl 1 every other stitch) and continue knitting until the panel measures approximately 8 inches from the cast-on edge. Make sure to end with a purl row.
Left Front Panel
Cast on 24 stitches onto your knitting needles using the long-tail cast on method. Knit in garter stitch for 6 rows.Next, switch to rice stitch and continue knitting until the panel measures approximately 5 inches from the cast-on edge. Make sure to end with a purl row.
Right Front Panel
Repeat the same steps as the left front panel.
Once all the pieces are knitted, it's time to assemble the vest. Begin by seaming the shoulders together using the mattress stitch. Next, attach the side seams using the same technique.Weave in all ends and trim any excess yarn. Your rice model baby vest is now complete!Knitting a rice model baby vest is a great way to create a functional and stylish clothing item for a little one. With just a little bit of time and effort, you'll have a beautiful and unique piece that will be loved and worn for months to come.