14 Easy Crochet Vest Patterns for Beginners

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Crochet vest patterns are not only fun to make, but they typically work up pretty quickly, which is perfect if you’re looking for a quick crochet wearable project.

Below I’ve included a variety of crochet vest patterns for you to choose from.

From fun crochet vests perfect for spring and summer, to crochet vests that will keep you looking stylish in the winter.

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1. Lotus Longline Vest

LOTUS LONGLINE VEST

If you’re a new crochet artists, you’ll enjoy creating this lotus longline crochet vest. The vest can be dressed up or down, and is perfect for the spring and summer months. Get the pattern from Mama in a Stitch.

2. 70s Granny Square Sweater Vest

70S GRANNY SQUARE SWEATER VEST

I’ve been really loving how vintage fashions are coming into style in the crochet community. This 70s granny square sweater vest is perfect if you’re looking for a stylish and simple project. Get the pattern from Hooked By Lou.

3. Houndstooth Vest

HOUNDSTOOTH VEST

Here’s another vintage style crochet vest that I just love. This pattern is perfect for the advanced beginner. Get the pattern from Off The Hook Apparel UK.

4. Whispering Birch Bohemian Vest

WHISPERING BIRCH BOHEMIAN VEST

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean you can’t wear crochet apparel. This whispering birch bohemian vest is perfect for summer. Get the free pattern or download the ad-free PDF from Hopeful Honey Designs.

5. Topcho Shirt

TOPCHO SHIRT

This is called a topcho because it’s a poncho hybrid and is made by seaming together two rectangles. I’ve made this top for myself and it’s one of my favorite crochet pieces. Get the pattern from Mama in a Stitch.

Here’s my completed crochet topcho. I used the double crochet stitch for my vest. You can find the free pattern on the Mama in a Stitch blog.

TOPCHO SHIRT

6. Aria Vest

ARIA VEST

I love the uniqueness of this crochet vest pattern. This vest can be worn during any season by using a bulky yarn for the cold season and cotton yarn for the warmer months. Get the pattern from The Easy Design.

7. The York Sleeveless Cardigan

THE YORK SLEEVELESS CARDIGAN

Believe it or not, this gorgeous sleeveless cardigan can be made in just 4 hours. If you’re looking for a quick and easy crochet project, this is the pattern for you. Get the pattern from Whistle and Wool.

8. Drapey Crochet Vest

DRAPEY CROCHET VEST

This free crochet vest pattern is perfect for beginners. The yarn used for this project is discontinued. I recommend using YarnSub to find a good substitute for this yarn. Get the pattern from Yarnspirations.

9. V Neck Summer Blouse 

V NECK SUMMER BLOUSE

This summer blouse looks great when paired with shorts in the summer or jeans in the fall or spring months. Get the pattern from Knitcro Addict.

10. Toffee Shop Vest

TOFFEE SHOP VEST

If you’re looking for a classic v-shaped neckline vest, this is definitely the pattern for you. Have fun creating your crochet vest using your favorite color. Get the pattern from Coffee Crocheting.

11. Oh, So, Lush Vest

OH, SO, LUSH VEST

Once the winter rolls around, you’re going to love wearing this oh, so, lush crochet vest. This vest sues the Go For Faux Thick & Quick yarn by Lion Brand. Get the pattern from Lambent Crochet.

12. Summer Stroll Vest

SUMMER STROLL VEST

Some people crochet less in the summertime, but not me. I actually find myself crocheting more, which is why I love awesome crochet vests like this one. Get the pattern from Two Brothers Blankets.

13. The Cowl Sweater Vest

THE COWL SWEATER VEST

This cowl sweater vest looks great when paired with a long sleeved shirt and jeans. Get the ad-free PDF from Hooked Homemade Happy. You can also access the free pattern on their blog.

14. Willow Wrap Over Shrug

WILLOW WRAP OVER SHRUG

This versatile will wrap over shrug can be worn two ways. It can be wrapped in the front or in the back. Get the pattern from Mama in a Stitch.

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