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Cotton lace summer vest free crochet pattern

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free crochet pattern cotton lace summer vest made from 3 rectangles by jennyandteddy

Cotton yarn are perfect for make crochet summer vest and the lace crochet stitch will add some light and airy effect to the  pieces. So my Cotton lace crochet vest  free pattern with video tutorial is here for everyone to enjoy the summer hot season out there.

This crochet summer vest is made from cotton yarn and make up from just 3 rectangles with 1 repeat crochet stitch.cotton lacy summer vest free crochet pattern and tutorail made from 3 rectangle

Let’s get start!

– I used Lion brand  cotton dk weight yarn / 3 light, if you donot have cotton dk weight yarn you can also use 4 medium weight yarn instead. I am using about  around 900-1,000 yard fit size small to Medium.( easy to adjust the size see pattern instruction below)

– 4.0 mm crochet hook

– Sewing yarn needle

– stitch marker

cotton summer vest free crochet pattern

Skill and abbreviations

(American crochet terms)

You will need to know how to make

-St  which mean stitch

-sc which mean single crochet

-dc which mean double crochet

-ch, Chain

-slip knot

Picot chain crochet stitch

picot chain stitch

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Get the free pattern below or this pattern is also available as an inexpensive, ad-free, PDF printable instant download  in my etsy shop. Thank you so much for your love and support. I am really appreciate you.

Finished Size Approximately:

 Small to medium ( Easy to adjust by add more chain to the foundation chain for bigger size)

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

cotton lace summver vest free crochet pattern made from 3 rectangle


of one rectangle.

-24 inches long

-21 inches wide

For the width: If you need to make it wider ( bigger size) simply add more chain in multiple of 5+2.

For the length:  add more row.

rectangle of cotton summer vest

Cotton lace crochet summer vest instruction.

Start of by making a slip knot Then make 82 chains  (foundation chain multiple of 5+2 )

For size large make 92 chain, size XL make 102 chain, size 2xl make 122 chain.

Row1. sc in next chain from hook, * ch 5,skip next 4 chs then sc in the next ch* repeat * to* across until the end of the row. turn

Start to make picot chain crochet stitch.

row2 of single crochet picot

Row2. * ch5 then ( sc,ch3,sc in the center ch of the previous row)*  repeat * to * across until in last  ch5 of the previous row make sc in the center of ch5 then skip2 ch and make 1dc in the last sc. ch1 turn.

Row3. sc in the same st. * ch5( sc,ch3,sc in the center ch of the previous row)* repeat * to * until you are in the last ch5 from the previous row then make sc in the center of ch5.

Repeat row 2 and 3 until your piece measures approximately 24 inches long and Fasten off.
Repeat  the same process to make second and third piece of rectangle

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After finished 3 pieces of  rectangle , it’s time to assembly.

Lay 3 pieces of rectangles side by side. Now, using a yarn needle and whip stitch  to Seam up each side of the vest with a whip stitch or your prefer stitch method.

At the top upper end seam up 3 inch  and Leave space for the arm hole about 6 inch, You may adjust the how long of the arm hole to fit your size.

At the bottom end seam up until the end. Finish off and weave in end.

summer crochet vest free pattern by jennyandteddy made from 3 rectangle

Now enjoy your summer crochet vest.
If you make one I would love to see your creation tag me on Instagram! would love to see your creation.
Happy crocheting.

Video tutorial.

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Pam Marshall

Tuesday 25th of February 2020

At the end of row 3 do you make a dc in the last stitch ch 1 like you do in row 2?


Tuesday 25th of February 2020

HI Pam, at the end of row 3. you will in the last ch5 from the previous row then make sc in the center of ch5. and repeat row2.


Saturday 13th of April 2019

This cotton lace summer vest is beautiful. Thank you. I understand Row 3 ends with SC in the middle of chain 5. That’s it. What happens to last few stitches. You leave them unworried? Cause Row 2 you carry on. Thank you


Saturday 13th of April 2019

sorry for that, you will sc in the middle of chain 5 from the previous row, for the last few stitch just leave them no worried.