263 – Crochet Lace Vest Tutorial

263 – Crochet Lace Vest Tutorial

You can see Step by step instruction and video tutorial how to crochet a lace vest, using the shell stitches. It’s very easy and fast project for anyone who loves handmade.
This lovely crochet vest will make anyone happy!

Be sure to check out my YouTube Tutorial Video.

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You will need:
Hook Size 4,5 mm
Sewing needle
Tape measure
Stitch markers
Total Yarn 300 g (852 m / 930 yards)
Ball contains 50 g (3 oz) = 142 m /155 yds

Terminology:
st – stitch
CH – chain stitch
SC – single crochet
DC – double crochet (yarn over the hook once)
V st – DC 2 with chain one
Shell – DC 3 + chain + DC 3

Size: M
Width = 51 cm / 20.1 in Length = 60 cm / 23.6 in

You can easily customize vest to your liking.

Number of chains for different sizes of vest:
Front side 1
S = 28 chains
M = 28 chains
L = 36 chains
XL = 36 chains
XXL = 44 chains

Front side 2
S = 44 chains
M = 52 chains
L = 52 chains
XL = 60 chains
XXL = 60 chains

Back  
S = 68 chains
M = 76 chains
L = 84 chains
XL = 92 chains
XXL = 100 chains

Multiple of 8 plus 4 (for all sizes)

Instructions:

Front side 1

Make 28 chains (Multiple of 8 plus 4)

Row 1: skip chain 3 (CH 3 as first st); DC in the fourth chain; CH 3, skip chain 3; SC; CH 3, skip chain 3; *V st; CH 3 and skip chain 3; SC; CH 3, skip chain 3 *repeat this process; DC 2 in the last chain.
Row 2: CH 3, DC 3 in the first st, SC in the next chain three space, CH, skip SC, SC in the next chain three space; *Shell into the V st; SC in the next chain three space, CH, skip SC, SC in the next chain three space *repeat this process; DC 4 in the last stitch.
Row 3: CH one and make SC in the first stitch; CH 3; V st in the next chain one space; CH 3; *SC into the middle of the shell; CH 3; V st in the next chain one space; CH 3 *repeat this process; SC in the last stitch.
Row 4: CH one, SC in the first st; SC in the first chain three space; Shell into the V st; *SC in the next chain three space, CH, skip SC, SC in the next chain three space, Shell into the V st *repeat this process; SC in the last chain three space and SC in the last stitch.
Row 5: CH 3, DC in the first st, CH 3; SC into the middle of the shell; CH 3; *V st in the next chain one space; CH 3, SC into the middle of the shell; CH 3 *repeat this process; DC 2 in the last stitch.

Pattern = Rows 2 – 5
Rows 6 – 45: Do the first row once. Rows 2 – 5 repeat 11 times

Shoulder part 1
(make 12 rows)
Row 46: CH 3; DC 3 in the first st; SC in the next chain three space; CH;, skip SC, SC in the next chain three space; Shell into the V st; SC in the next chain three space; CH; skip SC; SC in the next chain three space; Shell into the V st; SC in the last chain three space and SC in the last stitch
Row 47: CH 3; DC in the first st; CH 3; SC into the middle of the shell; CH 3; V st in the next chain one space; CH 3; SC into the middle of the shell; CH 3; V st in the next chain one space; CH3; SC in the last stitch
Row 48: CH one; SC in the first st; SC in the first chain three space; Shell into the V st; SC in the next chain three space; CH, skip SC; SC in the next chain three space; Shell into the V st; SC in the next chain three space; CH; skip SC; SC in the next chain three space; DC 4 in the last stitch
Row 49: CH one and make SC in the first stitch; CH 3; V st in the next chain one space; CH 3; SC into the middle of the shell; CH 3; V st in the next chain one space; CH 3; SC into the middle of the shell; CH 3; DC 2 in the last stitch
Rows 50 – 57: repeat Rows 46 – 49

Front side 2

Make 52 chains (Multiple of 8 plus 4)
Rows 1 – 45: as front side 1

Shoulder part 2
(make 12 rows)
Row 46: CH one; SC in the first st; SC in the next chain three space; Shell into the V st; SC in the next chain three space; CH; skip SC; SC in the next chain three space; Shell into the V st; SC in the next chain three space; CH; skip SC; SC in the next chain three space; DC 4 in the last stitch
Row 47: CH one and make SC in the first stitch; CH 3; V st in the next chain one space; CH 3; SC into the middle of the shell; CH 3; V st in the next chain one space; CH 3; SC into the middle of the shell; CH 3; DC 2 in the last stitch
Row 48: CH 3; DC 3 in the first st; SC in the next chain three space; CH;, skip SC, SC in the next chain three space; Shell into the V st; SC in the next chain three space; CH; skip SC; SC in the next chain three space; Shell into the V st; SC in the last chain three space and SC in the last stitch
Row 49: CH 3; DC in the first st; CH 3; SC into the middle of the shell; CH 3; V st in the next chain one space; CH 3; SC into the middle of the shell; CH 3; V st in the next chain one space; CH3; SC in the last stitch
Rows 50 – 57: repeat Rows 46 – 49

Back 

Make 76 chains (Multiple of 8 plus 4)
Rows 1 – 57: Do the first row once. Rows 2 – 5 repeat 14 times

Connect the shoulder pieces with the back of the blouse. Use the sewing needle and yarn.
Measure 20 cm / 8 inches from the top (on both sides) and put the stitch marker. (This is the armhole)
Connect the front and back pieces with sewing needle and yarn.

Edges
Row 1 – 2: single crochet stitches around the vest.

2 thoughts on “263 – Crochet Lace Vest Tutorial

  • December 17, 2019 at 2:19 am
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    I love the red vest thank you for sharing

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    • December 20, 2019 at 11:41 am
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      Thank you!

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