Vest style jackets make the perfect addition to your attire on those mild winter days, keeping you warm while making you look so effortlessly fashionable. Vests are never out of trends as there are so many designs and styles to try with the following being just a few.
There is nothing like a smart chunky vest to get your little baby all dressed up and ready to take on the world.
The colorful hooded open-front vest is worked mainly with the common crochet stitches with the front post double crochet being the only special stitch. You will get the detailed instructions in the pattern.
This lacey patterned vest is pretty easy to make and the colorful design makes it suitable for all types of outfits. You can give it a vintage look by working the whole vest in black or white.
This one is sure to come in handy to transform any simple outfit into something chic and unique when you do not have hours to invest in deciding what to wear.
This one can bring a refreshing touch of color to any attire; you can try replacing the colors for a more dramatic effect – like replacing the brown with black can bring out the other colors even better.
Here is the pattern for a classic, elegant vest that will look good on anyone, from teenage school girls to older ladies.
This one requires a reasonable expertise in the crochet technique, but the chunky collared, lacey back pattern is worth all the hard work.
The simple net-like pattern is crocheted with chain stitches, making it the perfect project for beginners.
The textured crochet vest created by Kim Guzman is ideal for all seasons, matching well with half sleeve casual t-shirts as well as formal full shirts.
Circular jacket vests are always so trendy and elegant with this colorful pattern being sure to become one of your crocheted masterpieces.
The soft color combination works just right for this light and stylish vest-style jacket. You can always choose to decorate it further with buttons or even beads once you master the basic pattern.
Crocheting vests can be a useful way of getting a hang of the technique before you can attempt to make full sleeve jackets and other more complex pieces of garment. You can even take inspiration from the patterns here to create something unique of your own.
Published on December 22nd 2014 by Daphne Bennette