Cottage Vest by Regina Weiss

Cottage Vest

May 2021
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
3 stitches and 2 rows = 1 inch
in Half Double Crochet
5.5 mm (I)
250 - 450 yards (229 - 411 m)
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This figure flattering circular vest packs all the charm of the simple life into an easily-constructed and quick crochet project you won’t be able to stop layering over sweet sundresses, plain tees, strappy summer halters or even your favorite overalls ;) Featuring button-front panels that cradle the bust and a whimsical pointed back, this design is great for any #4 weight yarn and includes lots of instructions for getting the perfect fit!

I drew inspiration everywhere from Turkish vests to dirndls to hobbits to get just the right silhouette on this versatile layering piece which includes instructions for six total sizes XS - 2XL, detailed stitch instructions, and notes on how to modify the front portion and front panel placement for customizing fit - and of course lots of tutorial photos! The Cottage Vest is right at home whether you’re dressing up for Ren fairs, for dancing or just for puttering around the Shire.

5.50 mm hook (or size needed to obtain gauge)
Lion Brand Pound of Love (#4 weight yarn, 454 g / 1020 yd, 100% Acrylic) – 1 skein
XS-SM: 250 yds
MD-LG: 350-375 yds
XL-2XL: 400-450 yds
(yardage approximated)
4-5 buttons, 1.5 – 2” diameter
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large) 2X-Large – Instructions for all sizes are combined and are written for each size in this order, with the pattern changes for each size formatted as shown. When no variation occurs, instructions are the same for all sizes.
XS (SM, MD, LG, XL) 2X

Finished Measurements (Bust, Length from Collar to Center back point).
XS: 26”, 18”
SM: 28”, 19”
MD: 32”, 21”
LG: 36”, 22”
XL: 40”, 23”
2XL: 44”, 24”

*** Note on Sizing: Measurements given are approximate for finished garment laying flat – this does not take into account the stretch of the piece. The Cottage Vest is designed for an “undersized” fit that supports the bust and therefore the measurements for each size’s overall width is made smaller than standard to serve that purpose. However, the pattern easily accommodates how to add more rows to expand the width if necessary; this is written into the instructions for the rounds after the armholes and for the Front Panels.

Pattern written in US terminology, Language is English
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