Knitting Made Easy: How to Knit an Openwork Women's vest in 5 Simple Steps
Are you a fan of knitting but feel intimidated by complex patterns
? No need to worry! With this easy openwork women's vest
pattern, you can create a stylish and airy garment that is perfect for any season.
Step 1: Gather Your Materials
To begin knitting
your openwork vest
, you'll need the following materials:
- Size 9 knitting needles
- 4 skeins of worsted weight cotton yarn
- A tapestry needle
Step 2: Cast On Stitches
Cast on 90 stitches using the long-tail cast on method. This will create the bottom edge of the vest.
Step 3: Work the Openwork Pattern
The openwork pattern
is a simple yet beautiful design that is perfect for this vest
. To create the pattern, you'll need to follow these steps:
- Row 1: *K2, yo, K2tog, repeat from * to end of row
- Row 2: *Purl all stitches
- Repeat rows 1 and 2 until the vest measures 20 inches from the cast on edge.
Step 4: Create the Armholes
Once the vest has reached 20 inches, it's time to create the armholes. To do this, you'll need to bind off 5 stitches at the beginning of the next 2 rows. This will create the armholes.
Step 5: Finish the Vest
After the armholes have been created, continue working the openwork pattern until the vest measures 28 inches from the cast on edge. Then, bind off all stitches and weave in the ends using the tapestry needle.And that's it! You've successfully knitted an openwork women's vest that is stylish, airy, and perfect for any season. Wear it with pride and enjoy the compliments you'll receive on your beautiful creation.