Valerie’s Vest Crochet Pattern

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Materials:

Bulky Weight Yarn

N 9.00mm Crochet Hook

Yarn Needle

 

Size(s):

One Sise Fits Most Teen/Adult

 

Difficulty:

Intermediate

Color Key:

Color A: Rows 1 – 7

Color B: Rows 8 – 14

Color C: Rows 15 – 21

 

Stitches:

CH: Chain- Yarn over pull through one loop.

SS: Slip stitch- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over and pull through both the stitch and loop on the hook.

DC: Double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops.

SC: Single crochet- Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops.

HDC: Half double crochet- Yarn over. Insert hook into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through three stitches.

FPDC: Yarn over. Insert hook around the front to back and around stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops.

BPDC: Yarn over. Insert hook around the stitch fron back to front into stitch. Yarn over pull through stitch. Yarn over pull through two loops. Yarn over pull through two loops.

Instructions:

Make 2:

Chain 45.

Row 1: (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the 5th chain from hook. (starting chain counts as first Dc and skipped stitch.) Skip the next stitch. *(Dc. Chain 1. Dc.)  Skip the next stitch.* Repeat from * to * making 1 Dc in the final stitch. (20 V-stitches)

Row 2 – 20: Chain 3. TURN. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in each chain 1 space across. Make Dc in the 3rd chain of turning chain from previous round.

Row 21: Chain 3. TURN. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the next 6 chain 1 spaces. (Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.) in the next chain 1 space. Sc in the next chain 1 space. SS into the next 8 stitches.  Sc in the next chain 1 space. (Hdc. Chain 1. Hdc.) in the next chain 1 space. (Dc. Chain 1. Dc.) in the next 6 chain 1 spaces. Make Dc in 3rd chain fo turning chain from previous round.

Finish off. Leaving Semi-long Tail.

Join with a SS to the base of the crochet project.

Round 1: Chain 3. Dc in each starting chain around. Join with a SS to the first Dc made. (84)

Round 2 – 10: Chain 2. *FPDC. BPDC.* Repeat from * to * around. Join with a SS to the first Dc made. (84)

Finish off. Weave in ends.

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