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Light weight spring vest free crochet pattern

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beginner light weight spring vest free crochet pattern by jennyandteddy

I have 3 yarn cake in stock so , I was thinking to make crochet garment that can easily wear for spring or easy summer night out.

The light weight spring vest was born. This  pretty color crochet vest is made  up from 3 simple rectangle with the easy basic crochet  V stitch that let the air come through just enough to make you feel comfortable and cool at the same time. Have you see my popular spring cardigan yet?light weight crochet vest double v stitch easy tutorial free pattern

The light weight spring easy crochet vest made with 100% acrylic yarn, They will be one of your favorite item to everyday wear.

easy crochet vest free patern by jennyandteddy

Let’s get start!

– I used Lion brand Mandala 100% acrylic  150 gram 540 m or you can use any kind of a yarn cake . I am using about 2-3 skein around 1,200 meter fit size small to XL.( easy to adjust the size see pattern instruction below) yarn weight 3 light.

– 6 mm crochet hook or J/10 US hook size

– Sewing yarn needle

easy crochet vest for spring lion bran mandala or yarn cake arcylic

Skill and abbreviations

(American crochet terms)

You will need to know how to make

-sc which mean single crochet

-dc which mean double crochet

-ch, Chain

-slip knot

easy light weight spring vest

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Finished Size Approximately: one size fit all adult from size small to fit xl.

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light weight spring vest

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.


of the rectangle.

-18 inches wide

-23 inches long

gauuge easy crochet vstitch

Gauge: 2 group of  V double crochet= 1-1.2 inch

1beginner crochet v stitch

Light weight spring vest instruction.

Start of by making a slip knot Then make 60 chains foundation chain. 

(you can adjust the size of the vest to be small by decrease   foundation chain in even number . or Bigger size by increase foundation chain in even number. for example ( 70,80,90,100,…..)  for foundation chain.

After you got the foundation chain then make sc in each chain across, chain 2, turn.

Row1: make 1dc in the same stitch * skip 1 stitches, then work 2dc in next stitch*   repeat * to * across until end of the row until you will have 2 stitch remain, skip 1 st, 1dc in the last stitch, ch2 turn.

easy crochet double v stitch

Row2. now you will work *2dc  in  between each of 2dc of the previous row*  repeat * to *  across until end of the row, then 1dc in chain 2 space of the previous row, ch1, turn.

crochet v stitch tutorial

Row3. now you will work *sc  in  each stitch across until end of the row, then  ch1, turn.

Row4. now you will work *sc  in  each stitch across until end of the row, then  ch2, turn.

easy v stitch beginner

Repeat row 1-4 until your rectangle measures approximately 18 inch wide and 23 inches long  then finished  off and leave long tail for sewing.

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 5 inch, You may adjust the how long of the arm hole to fit your size.

At the bottom end seam up about 15 inch. Finish off and weave in end.

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Now enjoy your light weight  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.

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Colleen Riesel

Tuesday 9th of March 2021

If you chain more than 60 what are the sizes of the rectangles??


Thursday 11th of March 2021

HiColleen if you chain 70 the rectangle will be 22 inch wide fit size Large to XL. 4 chain is about 1.2 inch.

Brittany Iorio

Wednesday 24th of April 2019

So do I make 3 panels exactly the same then seam them together?


Wednesday 24th of April 2019

Hi Brittany, yes make 3 panel the same then seam them together.