Thursday, 24 May 2012

Little Lamb Costume

Infants Lamb Vest
Size 0-3mos or newborn (it fits loosely)
Yarn Bernat Pipsqueak
Needles size 9 straights

Co 50
Knit 11”

Knit first 25 sts and then turn work.
Continue knitting these first 25 sts for 4” and BO those stitches.

Starting in middle of work (space between back and front separation)
Knit 6sts and then turn work.
Continue knitting these 6 sts for 4” and BO.

Next start binding off 13 stitches in the center of the front piece, this will make the neck line.

Knit the remaining 6 sts for 4” and BO.

Sew tops of front to back, and sew up side seam—remember to leave room for the arm!


I just wrapped a bunch of yarn around my hand, tied some string around it and sewed it on the back. 

Size: newborn (for larger hats, use your favorite hat pattern, or figure out how to make this one bigger and sew on 2 ears—pattern below)
CO 35 on straights
Knit 4”

Row 1: *Knit 5, k2tog, across.
Row 2: *Knit, across
Row 3: *Knit 4, k2tog, across.
Row 4: *Knit, across
Row 5: *Knit 3, k2tog, across. (15 sts remaining)
Row 6, 7 & 8: *Knit across.

Break yarn, pull through all 15 loops and sew seam.

Ears: make 2

CO 6 sts

Knit 1”

Row 1: k2, k2tog, k2
Row 2-3: Knit
Row 4: k1, k2tog, k2
Row 5-6: Knit
Row 7: k1, k2tog, k1
Row 8-9: Knit
Row 10: k3tog
Break yarn, pull through loop.

Fold ear in half and sew on the side of the hat, about midway down with the fold facing the back . You can add some pink to the center by knitting the same ear pattern as above in a worsted weight yarn and sew it on. 

All Finished! 

 ***Side Note: This vest should be big enough to fit a 12-18month old, but may be snug.