How to Knit Oyster Model Women's Vest
A knitted vest
is a perfect addition to any wardrobe, and the oyster model women's vest
is no exception. With its intricate stitch pattern
and flattering silhouette, this vest
is sure to become a staple in your wardrobe. In this tutorial, we'll show you how to knit the oyster model women's vest
Materials You'll Need
Before we begin, let's gather all the materials you'll need to knit your oyster model women's vest
- Size 7 and size 9 circular knitting needles
- Worsted weight yarn in your preferred color
- Stitch markers
- Tape measure
- Darning needle
Now that you have all your materials, let's get started knitting your oyster model women's vest
1. Cast On and Ribbing
Using the size 7 circular knitting needles, cast on 90 stitches and knit 2x2 ribbing for 2 inches.
2. Switch to Size 9 Needles and Knit the Body
Switch to the size 9 circular knitting needles and begin the oyster stitch pattern. The pattern
is as follows:Row 1:
*P2tog, leave the stitch on the left-hand needle, bring the yarn forward and slip the same two stitches back to the left-hand needle, repeat from * to end of row
Repeat these two rows until the body measures 12 inches.
3. Shape the Armholes
Place stitch markers 8 stitches in from each side, and decrease one stitch on each side of the markers every other row until you have decreased a total of 12 stitches on each side.
4. Knit the Neckline
Knit in stockinette stitch for 4 inches, then begin shaping the neckline by decreasing one stitch on each side every other row until you reach the desired depth.
5. Finish the Collar
Using the remaining stitches on the neckline, knit in garter stitch for 1 inch to create a collar.
6. Finishing Touches
Sew up the sides and armholes of the vest using a darning needle. Weave in any loose ends, and your oyster model women's vest is now complete!
The oyster model women's vest is a beautiful and versatile garment that you can wear year-round. With its unique stitch pattern and flattering silhouette, this vest is sure to become a favorite in your wardrobe. We hope you found this tutorial helpful and happy knitting!