147 – DIY Easy Crochet Vest

147 – DIY Tutorial – Easy Crochet Vest

Crochet a beautiful vest. This is free crochet pattern. You can see step by step video explanation and written instructions.

Puff Stitch represents a group 3 of incomplete stitches into the same stitch. When you finish crocheting the partial stitches you will then close the stitch by pulling the yarn through all of the loops that are remaining on the hook.
You need to know how to crochet Chain Stitch (ch), Single Crochet (sc), Double Crochet (dc), Treble Crochet (tc), Puff Stitch (Puff st)
Be sure to check out my YouTube Tutorial Video.

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You will need:

Hook Size 4 mm
Yarn 6 x 50g = 300g
6 balls of beige Yarn. Each ball contains 142 yds/ 130 m
1 m = 1,0936 jardi (yds)

Size:
Width: 49cm (19.25″)   Length: 51cm (20 “)

Terminology:
st – Stitch
ch – Chain Stitch
sc – Single Crochet
dc – Double Crochet
tc – Treble Crochet

Instructions:
Back

Start 66 chains
Row 1:   skip 1ch, 65 sc
Row 2:   3ch; 64 tc; Total 65 st
Row 3:   3ch; Puff st, 1ch, skip 1st, (Puff st, 1ch – repeat to the end row)
End of the row:  Puff st, 1 ch, 1dc         
Row 4:   3ch; 64 tc;   Total 65 st
Repeat rows 3 – 4
Last Row as Row 3 (Puff st with chain)
Total Rows:  29

Front

Part 1/2
Size:   Width: 24 cm / 9.5″   Length: 51 cm / 20″
Start 32 chains
Row 1:   skip 1ch, 31 sc
Row 2:   3ch; 30 tc; Total 31 st
Row 3:   3ch; Puff st, 1ch, skip 1st, (Puff st, 1ch – repeat to the end row)
 End of the row:  Puff st, 1 ch, 1dc         
Row 4:   3ch; 30 tc;   Total 31 st
Repeat rows 3 – 4
Last Row as Row 3 (Puff st with chain)
Total Rows:  29
Joining shoulders – 7 Puff st
Edge around arm hole:
Rows 1-3: (13×2)x2=52sc
Row 4: 3ch, 52 tr
Row 5: 3ch; Puff st, 1ch, skip 1st, (Puff st, 1ch – repeat to the end row)
Joining under the arm – from 1. to 16. rows
Crochet edges
Row 1: Single Crochet (sc)
Row 2: Puff st with chain down the edge

One thought on “147 – DIY Easy Crochet Vest

  • September 24, 2018 at 12:09 pm
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    You do not say what size this vest is. It is beautiful and just what I am looking for in style. Simple, yet elegant.

    If I want to increase the size to fit, do I have to increase by a certain number in order to maintain the pattern?

    Thanks so much for offering this pattern.

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