Fringed Maxi Cardigan/Vest by Natalia Kononova

Fringed Maxi Cardigan/Vest

August 2015
Thread ?
45 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
1.8 mm
1800 - 2300 yards (1646 - 2103 m)
35 1/2–37 1/2 (41-43, 46 1/2–48 1/2)''/90-95 (104-109, 118-123) cm bust circumference
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Bohemian look is never complete without layering. Throw this light vest on your sun kissed shoulders, let fringe dance around your legs while you walk!

Crochet level:

  • Intermediate.

You should know how to crochet following stitches:

  • ch (chain), sl st (slip stitch), sc (single crochet), hdc (half double crochet), dc (double crochet), tr (treble crochet), qutr (quadruple treble crochet - nothing scary, yarn over 5 times), puff stitch.

This pattern includes:

  • schematic;
  • written instructions;
  • video - tutorial for crocheting Romanian Cord;
  • charts.

Instructions are given in English language, American terminology.

Crochet hook:

  • 1.8 mm.

Recommended materials:

  • Scheepjes Maxi Sugar Rush (100% Cotton, #1/ Lace/ 2ply weight, 50g/ 280m/ 306yds), 2 balls of each 261 Capri Blue, 383 Ginger Gold, 750 Bordeau, 124 Ultramarine, 212 Sage Green colors, and 4 balls of 162 Black Coffee color. Affiliated link (I receive a small commission from Wool Warehouse at no additional cost for you).

  • Tapestry needle, strong brown or other dark thread to tie tassels.


  • S (M/L, 1X/2X) / 35 1/2 (41, 46 1/2)’’ / 90 (104, 118) cm bust circumference.


  • ch-5 space stitch: 9 spaces x 14 rows = 4’’ x 4’’ (10 x 10 cm);
  • small round motif: 1-5/8’’/4.2 cm in diameter (without picot);
  • square motif: 4’’/10 cm side (not including hip towers), 5-1/2’’/14 cm side (including hip towers).

You can make this vest shorter, just skip 1 or more rows of squares.

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