I knit this mini cardi from Fitted Knits about four years ago, but didn't have the buttons. It was a fairly quick and easy knit. But it's too small, so i don't think I'll be wearing it any time soon.
pattern: Bold and Bulky Mini Cardi from Fitted Knits. Also available free at Lion Brand.
yarn: Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick
needles: size US 9, 10.5 & 13