This simple, roll neck vest knitting pattern is a classic design with a modern twist. The fit is snug, shows off a bit of shoulder, and there are two cropped length options to choose from – a longer length that comes down to the waist, and a shorter length that shows a little more midriff. The roll neck provides the perfect balance to make this knit feel super sophisticated and the two-by-two ribbing is just the finish it needs.
There are instructions included to knit this pattern in the round using circular knitting needles, or flat using straight knitting needles, depending on your preference.
Skills you’ll use when knitting this cropped, roll neck vest include knit stitch, purl stitch, 2×2 rib stitch, decreasing, picking up stitches and seaming.
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To knit this pattern you’ll need:
- DK yarn (yardage/meterage below) – I used Stylecraft Extra Special in Charcoal*
- 1 x pair 3.25mm knitting needles, or circular needle
- 1 x pair 4mm knitting needles, or circular needle
- 2 stitch holders
- 3 or 4 stitch markers (optional)
- Tapestry needle
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|A||28-30 inches||23-24 inches|
|B||32-34 inches||25-27 inches|
|C||36-38 inches||28-30 inches|
|D||40-42 inches||32-34 inches|
|E||44-46 inches||36-38 inches|
|F||48-50 inches||40-42 inches|
|G||52-54 inches||44-45 inches|
|H||56-58 inches||45-47 inches|
|I*||60-62 inches||49-51 inches|
* I’ve not been able to find testers for these sizes. If you’d like to knit one of these sizes and would be willing to give me feedback, please email email@example.com and I can send you the pattern free of charge.
This pattern contains instructions to knit the vest flat or in-the-round.
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