How to Knit Women's vest with Openwork Lozenge Pattern
If you're looking for a fun and stylish knitting
project, look no further than a women's vest with an openwork lozenge pattern
. This pattern
creates a beautiful and airy texture that is perfect for spring and summer weather. In this tutorial, we'll go through the steps to create your own vest using this pattern.
- Knitting needles (size 8 or 9)
- 3-4 skeins of yarn (depending on size)
- Tapestry needle
- Stitch markers (optional)
1. Cast on stitches
Cast on the required number of stitches for your size. Make sure to use a stretchy cast on, such as the long-tail cast on, to ensure a comfortable fit.
Knit 2, purl 2 for a few rows to create a ribbed border. This will help the vest lay flat and keep its shape.
3. Main body of vest
Begin the main body of the vest by knitting the first row.
Row 1: Knit
all stitches.Row 2: Purl all stitches.Row 3: *K2, yo, k2tog; repeat from * to end of row.
Row 4: Purl all stitches.Repeat rows 3 and 4 until the vest is the desired length, ending with a purl row.
Knit 2, purl 2 for a few more rows to create a ribbed border.
5. Bind off stitches
Bind off all stitches using a stretchy bind off, such as the sewn bind off.
Weave in any loose ends using a tapestry needle. Block the vest by wetting it and laying it flat to dry.And that's it! With just a few simple steps, you can create a beautiful women's vest
with an openwork
lozenge pattern. Wear it over a tank top or dress for a stylish and breezy look.