This time of yr I are inclined to get just a little obsessive about the concept of knitting vests. Whereas I’m nonetheless deep into carrying sweaters, I’m beginning to consider layers for hotter climate (or carrying a vest below my sweater for just a little additional heat on the tremendous chilly days, not going to lie).
Vests are a fantastic gateway to knitting sweaters as a result of they use among the identical expertise however you don’t must knit sleeves. Which, let’s be sincere, are fairly boring. In the event you’ve by no means knit a sweater earlier than, strive one in every of these straightforward vest knitting patterns to get you began.
The Abrazo Slipover from Caidree on Etsy is a good primary tremendous cumbersome vest which you can in all probability sew up in a weekend. It is available in 9 sizes and has 5-10 cm of constructive ease inbuilt.
Kara Eng’s Funfetti Vest is one other tremendous cumbersome choice that has rounds of purl ridges that may be labored in a contrasting coloration or you are able to do all of it in the identical coloration should you don’t have scraps to make use of. It’s out there in 9 sizes. You will get the sample on Ravelry.
Vest No. 3, Spring Version from My Favorite Issues Knitwear makes use of a mix of lace and DK weight yarns to make a brilliant cumbersome gauge. It’s labored from the highest down with just a little shaping for the neckline and arm openings. It’s out there in 5 sizes and the sample is in English, Danish and Norwegian. You will get it on Ravelry.
In the event you’re on the lookout for a lighter weight vest, the Vest 01 from Daisy And Peace is worsted weight vest labored flat in items from the underside up. It is available in six sizes and you’ll obtain the sample from Ravelry.
How about an open vest? These are so cute over a button-down shirt and could be belted or worn open. The lengthy Autumn Vest by Merri Fromm is labored largely in ribbing, and it’s out there in 4 sizes. You possibly can obtain the sample from Blue Sky Fibers.
Right here’s one other one which makes use of ribbing as a design function and has deep armholes for ease of carrying. The half under the armholes is labored within the spherical. It makes use of worsted weight yarn and is available in 5 sizes. You will get it from Heat Home on Etsy in English and Dutch.
Informal Knits Studio on Etsy has a fantastic traditional vest sample labored in chunky yarn with deep armholes so it’s straightforward to layer it over absolutely anything. It’s labored from the underside up in two items after which the ribbing is labored after it’s sewn collectively. The sample is available in three sizes and is accessible in English, French and German.