Womens knit vest patterns

Hooded vest knitting pattern

Vest knitting patternSizes: S (M, L, XL)

Finished Measurements:

Chest at Underarm: 32 (36, 40, 44)"

Length: 23 (24, 25, 26)"

BEYOND THE PATTERN: Worked in Plymouth's Baby Alpaca Magna on size 17 needles, this cozy hooded vesl is a quick knil! Mock cables add depth and inleresl to the garment without adding undue weight. Seed stitch creates a perfectly reversible fabric for the oversized collar and hood.

Colorwork vest knitting pattern

Vest knitting patternSizes

Woman's small (medium, large, X-large, 2X-large)

Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.

Finished Measurements

Width: Approx 44 (48, 51, 53, 55) inches (including edgings)

Length: 30 (30, 31, 31, 32) inches (including edgings)


Tunic length vest knitting pattern

Vest knitting patternSIZE S/M (L/1X, 2X/3X)


Body is worked back and forth in one piece to underarm, then divided and the fronts and back are worked separately.


Slip all stitches purlwise with yarn in front (wyif).

Row 1 and all WS rows (WS) Sl 1, k1, purl to last 2 stitches, k2.

Hooded vest knitting pattern

Vest knitting patternFinished Size 32 1/2 (37 1/4, 40 1/4, 45, 48 1/2)" bust circumference (closed).

Vest shown measures 32 1/2"; modeled with 1 1/2" of negative ease.

Yarn Imperial Yarn Columbia (100% wool; 170 yd [155 m]/4 oz [113 g]): canyon shadow blue, 4 (4, 5, 5, 6) skeins.

Needles Size 9 (5.5 mm): 24" circular (cir); spare needle in same size or smaller than working needle for three-needle BO.

Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); 2 cable needles (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle; 18" separating zipper.

Women's vest knitting pattern

Vest knitting patternYarn 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8 Hanks 50gm Amuri DK 8ply shade #2039

Needles and Tools

4.00mm knitting needles

3.75mm knitting needles for straps

11 markers

Special Abbreviations