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.
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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.