Knitting is a fun and versatile craft that can be used to make all sorts of handmade items, including vests. There are many different knitted vest patterns to choose from. So have fun finding the perfect one for your style.
Whether you’re looking for a simple design or something more intricate, there’s sure to be a pattern out there that’s perfect for you. Best of all, knitting a vest is a great way to use up leftover yarn from other projects.
So if you’re looking for a new project to try out, why not give knitting a vest a try? You’ll definitely end up falling in love with the finished product.
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Cheyenne Sweater Vest
This pattern is for a relatively basic sweater vest. Pair this vest with jeans, or layer it with a t-shirt or long-sleeve shirt. No matter how you wear it, though, it’s going to look great. Get the pattern for the Cheyenne Sweater Vest.
This simple yet fascinating project is so quick, that it’ll become your go-to for handmade gifts. The best part? It’s worked from the top down and features a cool broken rib stitch with a beautiful stockinette shoulder. Get the pattern for the Timbo Vest.
Delilah Sweater Vest
If you’re looking for a quick and trendy knitted vest, this is the pattern for you. The entire vest takes anywhere from 8-10 hours to complete and uses a one-size-fits-most pattern. Get the pattern for the Delilah Sweater Vest.
Get cozy in this easy knit vest. Made with bulky yarn and a garter stitch yoke, it’s perfect for chilly days. Plus, no need to worry about seaming or purling once you finish the ribbing. Stay warm and stylish with this effortless garment. Get the pattern for the Heartwarming Vest.
College Days Vest
There’s nothing like a vest that can be worn with any outfit. This handmade vest can be dressed up or dressed down. It can also be worn alone or layered. Get the pattern for the College Days Vest.
Here’s a vest that’s stylish, fun to make, and completely beginner-friendly. This vest is knitted with both straight and circular needles and requires you to sew the front and back panels together. Get the pattern for this Charlie Vest.
Mama Knows Vest Cardivest
Cadivests are just so cute, I can’t resist them. This knit vest is a seamless and cropped vest that’s perfect for using up leftover yarn. Make yours with or without the buttons. Get the pattern for the Mama Knows Vest Cardivest.
Check out this versatile vest that you can wear from fall to spring. Katie crafted it in one piece up to the armholes; then, she worked on the back and fronts separately until the shoulders. The shaping is done with cable stitches instead of the usual increases and decreases. Get the pattern for the Eco Vest.
Easy Knit Vest
If you’re looking for a traditional knit vest that makes a great gift (pattern includes 5 size options), you’re going to want to go with this free knit vest pattern. Get the pattern for this Easy Knit Vest.
Happy Hygge Vest
I think you’ll love this chunky, textured, and cropped pullover vest. It’s perfect for layering and comes together quickly since it’s made with super bulky yarn. Get the pattern for this Happy Hygge Vest.
You can’t beat a warm cozy turtleneck vest in the colder months. This vest is a must-have for your fall and winter wardrobe. Get the free knit vest pattern from Yarnspirations.
Chunky Knitted Vest
The adventurous beginner will love making and wearing this chunky knitted vest. I love patterns by Daisy and Peace because they’re super helpful if you ever need assistance when working through their patterns. Get the pattern for this Chunky Knitted Vest.
This cute zebra print vest pattern is provided for free by We Are Knitters. You’ll have to sign up to their email list to receive the pattern, but I think it’s worth it if you enjoy their patterns. Get the pattern for this Zebra Vest.
Basic Cable Vest
If you’re interested in trying cables, you’ll love this cropped cable vest. The vest is made using a 1/1 left cross stitch throughout, as well as knit and purl stitches. Get the pattern for this Basic Cable Vest.
You’re going to get so many compliments when you wear your eggcellent vest. This vest is the ultimate statement piece that would make a pretty cool gift. Get the pattern for this Eggcelent Vest.
Flower Harmony Vest
Jazz up your springtime wardrobe with this floral knitted vest. It’s worked with ribbed edges, French knots, and embroidered flowers. Get the pattern for this Flower Harmony Vest.
Here’s another vest that’s perfect for spring. It’s also great for the summertime too. This is an intermediate-level pattern (or confident beginner). Get the pattern for this Blossom Vest.
Ivy League Vest
If you’ve always wanted to knit a fair isle vest, this is the perfect pattern for you to give a try. The instructions for the pattern are written very well, and I’m sure you’ll be pleased with the outcome. Get the pattern for the Ivy League Vest.
Vicky’s Vest Chunky
I just love this chunky knitted vest. I think you’ll have so much fun choosing the colors for your vest. Plus, you’re going to be so excited wearing it outside. Get the pattern for the Vicky’s Vest.
Grab your favorite fuzzy yarn and get to making this lovely vest that’s available as a free pattern. The vest is lightweight and will do a great job at showcasing your yarn. Get the pattern for this Fuzzy Vest.
If you’re in the market for a new vest this season, I hope you were able to find your perfect knit vest. And who knows? Once you knit your first vest, you may just want to knit them all!