How to Knit Tied Vines Model Women's Vest
If you're looking for a new knitting project
, consider making a tied vines model women's vest
. This pattern
features an intricate design of intertwining vines and ties at the waist for a flattering fit. With some basic knitting
skills, you can create a beautiful vest
that's perfect for layering over a blouse or dress.
- 4 skeins of medium weight yarn in your desired color
- Size 8 knitting needles
- Stitch markers
- Tapestry needle
Step 1: Cast On
Cast on 80 stitches and join in the round, placing a stitch marker to mark the beginning of the round.
Step 2: Ribbing
Work in a k2, p2 ribbing for 2 inches.
Step 3: Stockinette Stitch
Switch to stockinette stitch and knit every stitch for 6 inches.
On the next row, begin the tied vines pattern as follows:
- Knit 4 stitches, place marker, purl 4 stitches, place marker, knit 4 stitches, place marker, purl 4 stitches, place marker, repeat from the beginning of the row.
- On the next row, knit all knit stitches and purl all purl stitches. Continue in this manner for 6 rows.
Step 5: Knit to the Shoulder
Knit in stockinette stitch until the vest measures 12 inches from the ribbing, or the desired length for your shoulder.
Step 6: Shoulder Shaping
Begin shaping the shoulders by binding off 8 stitches at the beginning of each of the next 2 rows.
Step 7: NecklineKnit
across the remaining stitches to the center back and place those stitches on a stitch holder. Join a new ball of yarn and knit across the other half of the stitches to the center back, placing those stitches on another stitch holder. This will create the neckline.
Step 8: Armholes
With the right side facing you, join yarn at the underarm and pick up and knit 36 stitches around the armhole. Knit in stockinette stitch for 2 inches, then bind off all stitches.Repeat for the other armhole.
Step 9: Finishing
Weave in all ends and block the women's vest
to your desired measurements.There you have it - your very own tied vines model
women's vest! This pattern is a beautiful and unique addition to any wardrobe, and you can customize it with your favorite yarn colors.Have fun knitting!