There are not many patterns and books published for tween sizes. I was inspired by the bright colors and the popular stripes clothing. The vest, worn over a long sleeve T-shirt or short sleeve shirt, will keep her warm. This pattern is easy and you can teach your tween to make her own very quickly.
16 stitches = 4 inches 13 rows = 4 inches
I learned to crochet from a learn how book fifty-five years ago. Now, I am a crochet designer!!!
I am currently teaching Beginners' Crochet Lessons at Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, NC