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Floral Mesh Vest

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This vest crochet pattern from Patons creates a feminine vest with a subtle floral theme running throughout. The look of this crochet vest is refined yet comfortable.

Crochet Floral Mesh Vest

Materials:

  • Yarn: Patons® Grace (50 g) Sizes XS (S/M-L-XL) Vest (Natural) 6 (7-7-8) balls
  • Crochet Hooks: Sizes 3 mm (U.S. C or 2) and 3.5 mm (U.S. E or 4) crochet hooks or size needed to obtain tension.

Sizes:

To fit bust measurement
Extra-Small 32 ins [81.5 cm]
Small/Med 34-36" [86.5- 91.5"]
Large 38" [96.5"]
Extra-Large 40-42" [101.5-106.5"]
Vest
Finished bust
Extra-Small 35¾ ins [91 cm]
Small/Med 39" [99"]
Large 42" [106.5"]
Extra-Large 45" [114.5"]

Gauge: 26 sts and 9 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in Flowers Pat with larger hook.


Instructions:

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

Note: Body is worked in one piece to armholes.

BODY
With larger hook and MC, ch 235 (255-275- 295).
Foundation row: (RS). 1 dc in 5th ch from hook (turning ch counts as 1 dc and ch-1 sp).
*Ch 1.Miss next ch. 1 dc in next ch. Rep from * to end of ch. Turn. 233 (253-273-293) sts.
***1st row: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1 sp). *1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp. Rep from *, ending with 1 dc in last dc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1 sp). 1 dc in next dc. *Ch 3. (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice into top of last dc worked. (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times in next dc of previous row. Miss next dc. (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times in next dc. Yoh and draw through all 9 loops on hook. Ch 1 – double cluster made. Ch 3. (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice into top of double cluster. Yoh and draw through 3 loops on hook – Bottom 4 Petals made.**. (1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp) 6 times. 1 dc in next dc. Rep from * to last 10 sts. Rep from * to ** once. 1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in last dc. Turn.
3rd row: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1 sp). *1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. [(Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times. Yoh and draw through all loops on hookdc3tog cluster made. Ch 3. Dc3tog cluster] all in top of Bottom 4 Petals-Top 2 Petals made. Ch 1.** (1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp) 6 times. Rep from * to last flower. Rep from * to ** once. 1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in last dc. Turn.
4th row: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1 sp). 1 dc in next dc. *Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc3tog. Ch 1.Miss next ch. 1 dc in next ch. Ch 1. Miss next ch. 1 dc in next dc3tog.** (Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc) 7 times. Rep from * to last flower. Rep from * to ** once. (Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc) twice. Turn.
5th to 7th rows: As 1st row.
8th row: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1 sp). (1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp) 5 times. *1 dc in next dc. Bottom 4 Petals over next 7 sts. (1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp) 6 times. Rep from * to last st. 1 dc in last dc. Turn.
9th row: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1 sp). (1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp) 5 times. *1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Top 2 Petals in next Bottom 4 Petals. Ch 1. (1 dc in next dc. Ch 1.Miss next ch-1 sp) 6 times. Rep from * to last st. 1 dc in last dc. Turn.
10th row: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1 sp). (1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp) 6 times. *1 dc in next dc3tog. Ch 1. Miss next ch. 1 dc in next ch. Ch 1.Miss next ch. 1 dc in next dc3tog. (Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc) 7 times. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last st. 1 dc in last st. Turn.
11th to 13th rows: As 1st row.
Rows 2 to 13 form Flower Pat.***
Work a further 22 rows in Flower Pat, thus ending on a 11th row of pat.

Divide for Armholes: Next row: (RS). Pat across next 43 (49-49-53) sts for Right Front.
Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Cont on last 43 (49-49-53) sts for Right Front.
Keeping cont of Flower Pat, proceed as follows:
**Next row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc. Pat to last 3 sts. 1 dc in next dc.Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in last dc.Turn.
Next row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in next dc. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc. Pat to last 4 sts. 1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp and next dc. 1 dc in top of ch 3. Turn.
Next row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc. Pat to last 3 sts. 1 dc in next dc. Miss next dc. 1 dc in top of ch 3. Turn.**
Rep last 2 rows 2 (4-5-5) times more. 29 (27- 23-27) sts.
Next row: (RS). Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in next dc. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc. Pat to last 4 sts. 1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp and next dc. 1 dc in top of ch 3. Turn.
Next row: Pat to last 3 sts. 1 dc in next dc.Miss next dc. 1 dc in top of ch 3. Turn.
Sizes XS, S/M and XL only: Next row: (RS). Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in next dc. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc. Pat to end of row. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows 2 (1-1) time(s) more. 21 sts.
Next row: Pat to last 3 sts. 1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next dc. 1 dc in top of ch 3. Turn.
All Sizes: Work 3 (0-3-0) row(s) even in pat. Fasten off.

Back: With RS of work facing, miss next 25 (25-33-37) sts. Join MC with sl st to next st. Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1 sp). (1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp) 47 (51-53-55) times. 1 dc in next dc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Work from ** to ** as given for Right Front.
Rep last 2 rows 3 (4-6-6) times more. 81 (85- 81-85) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Right Front. Fasten off.

Left Front:With RS of work facing, miss next 25 (25-33-37) sts. JoinMC with sl st to next st. Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1 sp). Pat to end of row. Turn.
Work from ** to ** as given for Right Front.
Rep last 2 rows 2 (4-5-5) times more. 29 (27- 23-27) sts.
Next row: (RS). Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch- 1). Miss next dc and ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc. Pat to last 4 sts. 1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp and next dc. 1 dc in top of ch 3. Turn.
Next row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc. Pat to end of row. Turn.
Sizes XS, S/M and XL only: Next row: Pat to last 4 sts. 1 dc in next dc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-1 sp and next dc. 1 dc in top of ch 3. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows 2 (1-1) time(s) more. 21 sts.
Next row: Ch 3 (counts as dc). Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 dc in next dc. Pat to end of row. Turn.
All Sizes:Work 3 (0-3-0) row(s)

FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams.
Armhole Edging:With RS of work facing and smaller hook, join MC with sl st at shoulder. Ch 1. Work 90 (96-96-102) sc evenly around armhole edge. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Next rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 3. Miss next 2 sc. (Yoh and draw up a loop. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) 3 times in next sc.
Yoh and draw through all loops on hook - dc3tog cluster made. Ch 3.Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around ending with: join with sl st in first sc. Fasten off.
Bottom Edging: With RS of work facing and smaller hook, join MC with sl st at corner of Left Front. Ch 1. Work 1 row of sc evenly across lower edge. Ch 1. Do not turn.
Next row:Working from left to right instead of from right to left, as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc across. Fasten off.
Neck Edging: With RS of work facing and smaller, join MC with sl st at corner of Bottom Edging on Right Front. Ch 1.Work 111 (114- 120-120) sc evenly up Right Front edge, 31 (37-37-43) sc across back neck edge and 111 (114-120-120) sc down Left Front edge. 253 (265-277-283) sc. Turn.
Place markers for 5 buttonholes on Right Front edge having bottom button 1 inch [2.5 cm] above lower edge, top button at same level asbeg of armhole shaping and rem 3 buttons spaced evenly between.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc across to first buttonhole marker. *Ch 2. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each sc to next buttonhole marker. Rep from * 3 times more. Ch 2. Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. *1 sc in each sc to next ch-2 sp. 2 sc in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * 4 times more. 1 sc in each sc to end of row. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 3. Miss next 2 sc. Dc3tog cluster in next sc. Ch 3.Miss next 2 sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to end of row. Fasten off.

Buttons: (Make 5).
With smaller hook, ch 2, leaving an end approx 5 ins [12.5 cm] long at beg of chain.
1st rnd: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st in first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st in first sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first st. Fasten off, leaving an end approx 5 ins [12.5 cm] long.
Thread end through tapestry needle. Stuff end at beg of chain into button.
Thread end on needle through rem 6 sts and draw up tightly. Sew in position to Left Front to correspond to buttonhole’s.

Diagram 1

Floral Mesh Vest Diagram 1

Diagram 2

Floral Mesh Vest Diagram 2

 

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