Knitting Pattern for lace sweater vest.
This is an intermediate level knitting pattern. The pattern features a pretty diagonal lace design. It is a 6 row repeat and you will need to know how to knit, purl, do a ssk – or slip slip knit, and do yarn over to complete this pattern.
The yarn used to knit this vest was from Cascade Yarns – called Avalon. It is a blend of 50/50 cotton and acrylic. Other cotton acrylic yarns will also work for this pattern. The knitting needle size needed to knit this pattern is a size US 8. You can use straight or circular but you will need circular knitting needles that are 24 or 29 inches long to knit the sleeve band as they are knit in the round.
There are 2 sizes in the pattern for this sweater – a size small to medium which has a finished 36 inch around the bust and hips and a size medium to large that has a 40 1/2 inch around the bust and hips. Both sizes are about 23 inches in length.
You may sell any finished items made from this pattern.
Knit Vest Pattern with Stockinette Ripple Stitch
This knitting pattern is for an easy to knit sweater vest in one size – size small to medium. The finished vest measures 40 inches around at the bust and hips and is 25 inches long. It will fit a size 4 to 10 misses.
The pattern is a 4 page pattern including one photo. Basic knitting skills and knowledge of terms are needed to complete this pattern. It would also be helpful to have made a sweater before so you are familiar with sewing the sections together.
The stitch pattern used to knit this vest is a 12 row repeat – made up of knit and purl stitches. It is an easy stitch pattern to follow. You will also need to know how to bind off stitches to shape the underarm area and the neckline. Picking up stitches with a circular knitting needle and knitting in the round are also required to form the neckline part of the sweater.
This sweater vest is knit with Heartland yarn from Lion brand yarn – 3 skeins. Any #4 acrylic weight yarn will work for this pattern. The Heartland yarn is soft and has a nice drape for this style of garment.
The needle size used for the pattern is a US 9 circular.