The pretty vest cardigan free crochet pattern

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the pretty vest button wrap crochet cardigan made from bulky yarn houndtooth stitch easy by jennyandteddy

July is right here right now ha! This month is always raining a lot and the weather here is a bit chilly cold but not that freezing cold  in Thailand. So I was making  something not too hot to wear  so no sleeves is perfect match for the weather.hooed vest jacket cardgan free crochet pattern

And red is my favorite color right now then ” The pretty vest cardigan ” is here for you guy to enjoy making or  for the style idea. I made this crochet hooded vest cardigan with bulky yarn so it will be quick to make with 6 mm crochet hook.

hooded vest cardigan 5 bulky yarn

And the good thing is I add some pocket! yay! My first time to add pocket to the crochet garment is so so easy to do!

houndtooth sleevless hooded vest cardigan made with bulky yarn beginner friendly free crochet pattern

They are made up from 4 rectangles. And the houndtooth stitch it look hard but actually really easy just like single and double crochet repeat with the color changing in each row, and no worry if you are visual learner I have add video for this stich too, you will surely master this stich in no time!

easy hooed vest crochet cardigan made from 4 rectangles easy free pattern and tutorail

Have you seen my boho style poncho made with houndtooth stitch yet? very stylish and great for every season.

houndtooth crochet vest cardigan free pattern

Let’s get start!

– I used bulky yarn, yarn weight 5 bulky. , The one  That I would recommend is from knitpicks  Brava bulky yarn, 100% arcylic They have a great varities at a good price!!! I Love them ^^.  Brava bulky yarn.

Or you could go for cotton blend for comfy texture with Plymouth Jeannee Chunky Yarn.

Even go for luxury  and toasty warm  100% wool with Cloudborn Superwash Merino Bulky Yarn.

I am using about   1400 yard all together, around 700 yard for red color and 700 yard for black color,

– 6 mm crochet hook

Sewing yarn needle

– stitch marker

-2 Buttons

Skill and abbreviations

(American crochet terms)

You will need to know how to make

-St (stitch)

-sc which mean single crochet

-dc which mean double crochet

-ch, Chain

-slip knot

houndstooth stitch from made with love by Glama,

which mean white,  *sc  on  top of the dc from the previous row ,  then dc  on top of  sc of the previous row *  repeat from * to *  across until the end of  the row and in the last st make dc, ch1  turn. and switch up the new color.

If you don’t understand any technical crochet words, don’t worry I got you cover!

Here is a video titled ‘free crochet class on craftsy‘ and a free pdf file titled ‘the beginner’s guide to crochet‘. These will explain a lot for you

Learn how to read crochet pattern and how to work single crochet free class on crativebug.

Finished Size Approximately:

The model piece wear fit from Small to medium ( Easy to adjust by add more or decrease chain to foundation chain see instruction below for side large to 2xl).

For me the model wearing this piece, I am 4’9 feet tall.

Gauge: 2 group of single and double crochet= 1.5 inch

The pretty vest cardigan instruction.

Back panel.

Measurement of back panel.

-23 inches wide

-22 inches long

houndtooth crochet stitch

 

For the width: If you need to make it wider simply add more chain in even number +1  to foundation chain..like 60+1, 70+1 , 80+1  etc. I start this poncho with foundation chains of 60+1.

For the length:  add more row.

Back panel. Start of by making a slip knot Then make 56+1 chains ( fit size s and m), ( size L chain 60+1), (size xl  chain 66+1) , ( size 2xl chain 70+1 ) (foundation chain) red

Row1.   red,  sc  in the next chain from hook,  then dc in next chain * sc in next, then dc in next* repeat from * to *  across until the end of  the row and in the last chain make dc, ch1  turn. Do not cute the yarn off instead of that tug the tail in and crochet all the way so this will make a tidy edge.

Row2.   black,  *sc  on  top of the dc from the previous row ,  then dc  on top of  sc of the previous row *  repeat from * to *  across until the end of  the row and in the last st make dc, ch1  turn.

Row3.    red,  *sc  on  top of the dc from the previous row  ,  then dc  on top of  sc of the previous row  *  repeat from * to *  across until the end of  the row and in the last st make dc, ch1  turn.

Repeat row 2 and 3 until your piece measures approximately 22 inches long and Fasten off. Set aside waiting for assembly.

Front panel both side.

houndtoth crochet hooded vest jacket with pocket

Measurement of front panel.

-10 inches wide

-22 inches long

Start of by making a slip knot Then ( make 28+1 chains for size s and m), ( size L chain 30+1), (size xl  chain 32+1) , ( size 2xl chain 34+1 )  (foundation chain) red.

Row1.   red,  sc  in the next chain from hook,  then dc in next chain * sc in next, then dc in next* repeat from * to *  across until the end of  the row and in the last chain make dc, ch1  turn.

Row2.   black,  *sc  on  top of the dc from the previous row ,  then dc  on top of  sc of the previous row *  repeat from * to *  across until the end of  the row and in the last st make dc, ch1  turn.

Row3.    red,  *sc  on  top of the dc from the previous row  ,  then dc  on top of  sc of the previous row  *  repeat from * to *  across until the end of  the row and in the last st make dc, ch1  turn.

Repeat row 2 and 3 until your piece measures approximately 22 inches long and Fasten off.

Repeat  the same process to make second  piece of rectangle. Set aside waiting for assembly.

Hooded.

houndtooth crochet hood

Measurement of the hooded.

-12 inches wide

-28 inches long

All size. Start of by making a slip knot Then make 32+1 chains (foundation chain) red

Row1.   red,  sc  in the next chain from hook,  then dc in next chain * sc in next, then dc in next* repeat from * to *  across until the end of  the row and in the last chain make dc, ch1  turn.

Row2.   black,  *sc  on  top of the dc from the previous row ,  then dc  on top of  sc of the previous row *  repeat from * to *  across until the end of  the row and in the last st make dc, ch1  turn.

Row3.    red,  *sc  on  top of the dc from the previous row  ,  then dc  on top of  sc of the previous row  *  repeat from * to *  across until the end of  the row and in the last st make dc, ch1  turn.

Repeat row 2 and 3 until your piece measures approximately 28 inches long and Fasten off.

hooded crochet vest

Then fold the rectangle in half and sew on one side to create the hooded.

hooded vest cardigan1

Set aside waiting for assembly.

Pocket.

1crochet pocket for jacket

 

Measurement of the pocket.

-8 inches wide

-8 inches long

All size, Start of by making a slip knot Then make 20+1 chains (foundation chain) red

Row1.   red,  sc  in the next chain from hook,  then dc in next chain * sc in next, then dc in next* repeat from * to *  across until the end of  the row and in the last chain make dc, ch1  turn.

Row2.   black,  *sc  on  top of the dc from the previous row ,  then dc  on top of  sc of the previous row *  repeat from * to *  across until the end of  the row and in the last st make dc, ch1  turn.

Row3.    red,  *sc  on  top of the dc from the previous row  ,  then dc  on top of  sc of the previous row  *  repeat from * to *  across until the end of  the row and in the last st make dc, ch1  turn.

Repeat row 2 and 3 until your piece measures approximately 8 inches long and Fasten off. Set aside waiting for assembly.

Time to assembly.

We will assembly the front panel first to create the pocket.

crochet pocket

Lay the pocket pieces under of the front panel so it not so confuse for right side or left side ( just my way ) but you guy can do it on your way whatever is easy to for you.

crochet pocket1

sewing them by use your yarn needle.

crochet pocket2

Here I show the picture of what it looking in the back.

how to add pocket to crochet pieces

Repeat on the other side. After finished will look like this.

crochet pocket3

Time to assembly back  panel to the front panel.

houndtooth crochet vest assembly.

Then sew pocket to the back panel see the pic below.

crochet pocket4

After finished sew of the back panel to  the front panel  now it time to attach hooded to the vest.

crochet houndtooth hooded vest

To create the shoulder.

crochet hooded vest east beginner

Finally add button and done!

houndtooth vest button wrap cardigan free crochet pattern beginner friendly.
All done! hope you guy enjoy to make this Hooded vest cardigan.

easy crochet hooded vest cardigan free crochet pattern by jennyandteddy
If you make one I would love to see your creation tag me on Instagram! would love to see your creation.
Happy crocheting.
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Comments

  1. I was just wondering if you block your clothing projects and if not, do they hold up well?

  2. Hi Sarah, I did not blocking this vest cardigan it’s hold up so well because the chunky yarn.

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