I love vests for babies. I'm not sure why, but I think the lack of sleeves at mealtime really appeals to any parent. This little vest was a quick knit (I only worked on it for 3 nights) and the color just makes me think of spring.
The pattern is original for a newborn but I sized it up using a worsted weight yarn and a larger needle. I made a few more modifications, my Ravelry notes can be found here. While I love the color, the yarn isn't as soft as I wanted. It's so hard to tell when you order online (the yarn was from Etsy). I was so glad to find I had 8 matching buttons in my collection. These little wooden ones were hand-me-downs from my grandmother.
I like this pattern a lot actually. It seems such a shame that it is marketed only as a male vest on Ravelry. I think it is a perfect vest for little boys or girls. I might try making another next year using some of this yarn, which is so soft and definitely heavier than what I used this time.