Knitted vests made a huge comeback in recent years and have taken the world of handmade clothing by storm. What you will see in this article is still a tiny bit of what’s available online, and designers come up with new knitting patterns daily. These vests will pair beautifully with jeans or romantic dresses. They will come in handy all year round – whether you prefer wearing them on top of shirts or with nothing underneath. Check out free knitting patterns under the links below.
vest Free knitting patterns
Cropped Cable Vest
A classic v-neck, elegant cables, and soft finishings – Cheryl’s knitted vest is truly a timeless piece. What may have looked vintage a couple of years ago, today is a trendy addition to the wardrobe. When tackling this project, be very specific about the yarn you choose and go for a soft type, such as merino.
Level: intermediate Author: Cheryl Murray
photo by Cheryl Murray / ravelry.com
Oversized Vest with Asymmetrical Front
This knitted vest from Deborah has the potential to become an oversized cardigan – simply add the sleeves! The asymmetrical front and the textured stitch create an interesting shape. This piece will come in handy in many situations, so wear it as a top in warmer weather, or throw it over a blouse when it gets chilly.
Level: intermediate Author: Deborah Newton
photo by Deborah Newton / ravelry.com