The Patons Back to Basics book is one of 3 books with a great collection of basic sweaters to knit. This particular issue uses sport weight yarn - the other two use dk and bulky weight respectively. I just finished making the vests from this particular book:
... to donate to Warm Hands Network. It's the same vest, made 3 different ways: buttoned up, round neck collar or v-neck. These particular ones were made in the 4 year old size. A really great, fun, easy knit!