Beautiful Crochet Vests

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Beautiful Spring Crochet Vests
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Improve your appearance with new crochet designs that you can make yourself. These light and breezy summer crochet vests have simple boxy shapes and lovely openwork. They’re perfect to elevate your look.

For these crochet vests, use natural yarns to hone your skills while creating something beautiful. These patterns are simple enough for beginners, and you can add fringe or other details to give them more personality. Update your wardrobe with our suggestions – experiment with colors and have fun! Look for links to free patterns beneath the images below. Take a look at the examples below and search for links to free patterns under the pictures.

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1. Corner to Corner Vest

When you think about corner-to-corner technique, the first thing that comes to mind is graphgans, right? Well, this project is a proof that it can be much more than that! As you can see, Michelle combined two colors of yarn and alternated them to create this lovely vest. It’s simple in form, so it will suit most body types.

  • DESIGNED by Michelle Greenberg
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet Vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Corner to Corner Crochet Vest

photo by Michelle Greenberg / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on youtube.com, or read more about it on ravelry.com.

2. Milky Way Vest

Is there something better than wearing comfy vest on a chilly evening? Katerina used very simple stitches to make this garment, but it looks detailed and polished. I like the turtleneck, but the kangaroo pocket at the front is a real hit! Keep your hands warm, or put all your necessities inside.

  • DESIGNED by By Katerina
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet Vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Milky Way Vest

photo by By Katerina / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on hobbii.com, or read more about it on ravelry.com.

3. Everyday Crochet Strawberry Sweater Vest Top

Stunning crochet work by Heather Brooke. Take a look at these pictures below and get ready for the strawberry sweetness! It’ll look great made in many different colors and I feel like we all need this vest in our wardrobe. Brilliant!

  • DESIGNED by Heather Brooke
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet Vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Everyday Crochet Strawberry Sweater Vest Top

photo by Heather Brooke / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on hayhaycrochet.com, or read more about it on ravelry.com.

4. Classic Vest

If you’re into classic, then check out these pictures below by TCDDIY. It’s a nice crochet vest that will comfort you for sure. To get more informations about the design go ahead and watch the creators youtube video.

  • DESIGNED by TCDDIY
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet Vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Classic Crochet Vest

photo by TCDDIY / instagram.com

Find this free pattern on youtube.com.

5. Preppy Diamond Vest

The Preppy Diamond Jumper Vest is a vest version of the Preppy Diamond Jumper. It’s ideal for layering over a collared shirt or wearing on its own. Simple basic stitches were used, along with a colorwork chart and written instructions. Excellent pattern for beginners who want to improve their skills.

  • DESIGNED by ribblr
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet Vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Preppy Diamond Vest

PHOTOS by ribblr / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on ribblr.com, the photos are here.

6. Alice Cabled Vest

The Alice Cabled Vest is a warm and cozy way to practice some lovely crochet textures! The Alice Vest, with the Diamond Stitch and a swirling cable, is a cold-weather wardrobe staple.” Crochet your own Alice Cabled Vest with this PDF crochet pattern below the pictures!

  • DESIGNED by Lee Sartori
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet Vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Alice Cabled Vest

PHOTOS by Lee Sartori / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on cococrochetlee.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

7. Yavanna Vest

Are you a fan of the Hobbit? Clarisabeth Lopez Rodriguez certainly is! Breakfast, second breakfast, elevensis, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, and supper are all important to me. She also loves their cottage fashion sense. As a result, she decided to make a crochet corset-style vest. And gave it the name Yavanna, the giver of fruits.

  • DESIGNED by Clarisabeth Lopez Rodriguez
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet Vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Yavanna Vest

PHOTOS by Clarisabeth Lopez Rodriguez / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on crochetcakes.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Make sure to also check out: Easy Crochet Poncho for Girls and Moms

8. Color Block Party Vest

Turn back the clock with this retro-inspired crochet vest, which is perfect for the fall season. With two Caron Colorama O’Go wheels and ten perfectly coordinated shades, this eye-catching vest comes to life! The garment is made in two pieces and seamed together to finish. The project will keep you busy with intarsia single crochet and back loop single crochet ribbing techniques. It’s a lot of fun to do in any colors that complement your best outfit.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet Vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Color Block Party

PHOTOS by Yarnspirations Design Studio / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

9. 236-31 Evening Lakeside Vest

Just as the model’s name suggests, this vest is perfect for a lakeside evening. To be honest, any other chilly and nice evening with friends and family. Or maybe on your own, just with a mug of hot tea and warm vest on your shoulders. Simple form and basic yarn color make this design a transitional piece in any wardrobe. It truly is worth making and really worth wearing crochet clothing.

  • DESIGNED by DROPS Design
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet Vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Evening Lakeside Vest

Photos by DROPS Design / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on garnstudio.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

10. 236-39 Hazy Dew Vest

The classic V-neck vest is a go-to for many of us. This time it is one that can be easily handcrafted in your home. The pattern is worked bottom up with splits on the sides. The finished piece has a closing on the front which you can decorate with beautiful buttons. Wear it on your shirts, with dresses or even solo. No matter how you will choose to style it, the hazy dew vest will for sure be a centerpiece of your outfit.

  • DESIGNED by DROPS Design
  • PROJECT TYPE Crochet Vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Hazy Dew Vest

Photos by DROPS Design / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on garnstudio.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

11. The Wilder Vest

Timeless and feminine crochet vest with a waist belt is a must-have. This transitional piece will serve you well as a quick cover for colder days. It looks great both with skirts and dresses, as well with smart pants or casual denim. There are so many ways to style this garment that you will be wearing it all year round. Choose neutral tones to create a wardrobe basic, opt for some fun hues to make it pop.

  • DESIGNED by Meghan Ballmer
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
The Wilder Crochet Vest

Photos by Meghan Ballmer / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on meghanmakesdo.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. Tulip Square Spencer

The Spencer vest has been a symbol of high class style for decades now. That is the one piece that cannot be missing in your smart, yet comfortable wardrobe. The pattern comes with instructions to make several sizes. Thanks to that you can upgrade the whole family’s closet with yet another smart casual garment. You will for sure add some comfort and style to the everyday outfits.

  • DESIGNED by Wilma Westenberg
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Tulip Square Spencer Crochet Vest

Photos by Wilma Westenberg / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on wilmade.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

13. Granny Square Vest

This very fashionable at the moment vest idea by Premier Yarns Design Team is not only a great pattern to follow. It also gives you a concept of what to make of all the crochet squares that you have piled up. Easy, compose a great vest with them that will work with so many of your clothes and transform your daily outfits into very stylish looks. 

  • DESIGNED by Premier Yarns Design Team
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crochet Granny Square Vest

Photos by Premier Yarns Design Team / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on premieryarns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

14. Wow Chunky Vest

This basic crochet vest design is a great introduction into handcrafting your own wardrobe pieces. Wilma Westenberg has created the pattern in a way that all beginners will find super easy. There is also a video tutorial that will lead everyone through the process. The instructions are for sizes from XS to 5XL so everyone can fit this piece  perfectly to their bodies and style.

  • DESIGNED by Wilma Westenberg
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Wow Chunky Vest

Photos by Wilma Westenberg / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on wilmade.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

15. Agnes Sweater Vest

A project created by Bethanny Lyne to be the ultimate solution for zero waste fashionable crochet pieces. The creator actually encourages us to use the yarn leftovers and to play around with what we have to obtain the unusual and unique vest that nobody else will ever have. The vest itself is so fun to style up! It obviously works great with a shirt, but will also look awesome on a dress or even solo with trousers.

  • DESIGNED by Bethanny Lynne
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Agnes Sweater Vest

Photos by Bethanny Lynne / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on bethannylynemakes.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

16. Crochet Checkerboard Sweater Vest

It is so lucky that vests have their big comeback in fashion as they are super practical and very cute! And if they can be easily crafted at home, like this one by Heather Brooke, even better. Gracefully minimalistic, very geometrical yet softened with warm tones of the yarn. All of that adds up to a versatile vest that can be styled with so many pieces that you already have in your wardrobe.

  • DESIGNED by Heather Brooke
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crochet Checkerboard Sweater Vest

Photos by Heather Brooke / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on hayhaycrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

17. Mountain Scene Vest

You cherish some fun memories of the time spent high in the mountains? Maybe you’re dreaming about such a trip? Or do you just fancy unusual, whimsical clothing pieces? Travel there without even moving from your comfy sofa with this mountain scene vest designed by the Lion Brand Yarn team. One size fits all, one free pattern, tons of fun and cheerful outfits is what you get from this project!

  • DESIGNED by Lion Brand Yarn
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Mountain Scene Crochet Vest

Photos by Lion Brand Yarn / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on lionbrand.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

18. Trellis Scarf/Vest

This is definitely not your basic, standard vest, but it is surely a design that you might try crocheting and wearing. This piece designed by Teresa Chorzepa for Lion Brand Yarn has the mighty ability of transforming your basic outfit into a crochet extravaganza. Paired up with a dress, simple T-shirt and jeans or maybe even over a jacket, the Trellis design can be worn as a vest or even as a scarf, just unleash your fashion creativity!

  • DESIGNED by Teresa Chorzepa for Lion Brand Yarn
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Trellis Scarf/Vest

Photos by Lion Brand Yarn / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on lionbrand.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

19. Caron Chessboard Crochet Vest

Hi there, vintage kids! If you miss the vintage vibe in your outfits and you wish to add it by crocheting some fashion pieces, here’s the pattern from Caron Design Team. Transport yourself back to the fearless 90’s with black and white chessboard look. Visit the 70’s by simply choosing burnt oranges and some kardamon yellows for your vest. Play around with all the choices as the pattern itself is very basic and can handle it all. 

  • DESIGNED by Caron Design Team
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL 
Caron Chessboard Crochet Vest

Photos by Caron Design Team / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

20. Swish Mens Vest

Men or women, there is no rule when wearing a vest, especially such a classic and transitional design as this one by Kim Guzman. The pattern comes with very detailed instructions which you can adjust to achieve a perfect size for you or someone very lucky who will get this vest as a gift. Add some stylish buttons to create that elegant look and the vest is ready to be paired with a classic shirt or even a dress.

  • DESIGNED by Kim Guzman
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Swish Crochet Mens Vest

Photos by Kim Guzman / crochetkim.com

Find original free pattern on corchetkim.com.

21. Vest Top

Vests are huge this year and you cannot miss this trend, especially as it is as easy to wear as it is timeless, which doesn’t happen very often. Carrie M Chambers has created this very basic pattern that works with many fashion styles. Delicately fitted, with a classic V-neck, will look amazing over a simple t-shirt, elegant shirt or even worn alone. The choice is yours, the crochet awaits.

  • DESIGNED by Carrie M Chambers
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crochet Vest Top

Photos Carrie M Chambers / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on crochetwithcarrie.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

22. Nightingale Vest

The comfort and coverage of a poncho and the stylish look of the vest, both of those you will find in this crochet pattern by Rosann Fleischauer. In this version it was crafted by Gale Zucker, and she has managed to create a wonderful fashion piece. The crochet clothing that looks like knitted and will become your new wardrobe staple is definitely worth giving it a try.

  • DESIGNED by Rosann Fleischauer
  • THIS VERSION by Gale Zucker
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Nightingale Crochet Vest

Photos Gale Zucker / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on firstbytedesigns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

23. Bernat Fab Ribbed Crochet Vest

Every wardrobe needs a proper vest that will both serve as an extra layer of warmth and a stylish addition to even the most casual outfit. Delicately ribbed, this crochet vest from the Yarnspirations Design Studio is a basic that you will pick out every now and then to spice up your look. The classic timeless design will make you keep it forever and keep on crafting other color versions.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Fat Ribbed Crochet Vest

Photos Yarnspirations Design Studio / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

24. Striped Vest

Basic and timeless, the striped crochet vest will stay in your wardrobe for years to come. Such an easy beginner level pattern as this one from Yarnspirations is fabulous for making several color versions. Choose the multicolor yarn skeins to avoid those color changes when crafting. Wide bordering adds a character as well as some elegant structure to the piece.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Striped Crochet Vest

Photos Yarnspirations Design Studio / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

25. Jovana Gilet

Delicate lacy gilet is a perfect addition to a woman’s wardrobe. The handcrafted crochet vest like that is a feminine touch that you can easily add to any outfit. Dress it up or dress it down, the Adriafil Yarn’s design will do well with both casual and elevated looks. The lightweight structure makes it perfect for summer attires, just pop it on a crochet dress to achieve this ethereal and comfy summertime look.

  • DESIGNED by Adriafil Yarn
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Jovana Gilet Crochet Vest

Photos Adriafil Yarn / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on lovecrafts.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

26. 241-24 Boogie Nights Vest

Boogie that style of yours with this great crochet vest from DROP Design. Their free crochet pattern gives you an opportunity to enrich your wardrobe with a piece that can be worn with everything. Pop it on a simple T-shirt or summer dress and you’re ready to go. The chain stitch is very well explained, and the piece is worked bottom up. The instructions come in sizes from S to XXXL.

  • DESIGNED by DROPS Design
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Boogie Nights Crochet Vest

Photos DROPS Design / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on garnstudio.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

27. Kitty Sweater Vest

It is possible to create an amazing crochet clothing piece with only single stitch and double stitch. Sam Moore has proven it with her kitty crochet sweater vest. This free pattern is made to fit mens small or medium size. It is, however, a great unisex piece that’s easily adjustable. Keep on going with your crochet rows to adjust the vest length and width.

  • DESIGNED by Sam Moore
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Kitty Sweater Vest

Photos Sam Moore / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on Ravelry.

28. 241-28 Scent of Lilac Vest

This crochet vest by DROP Design is an easy wear but very feminine piece. It’s worked up quickly top down using the lace pattern. The free crochet pattern uses the treble stitch, known also as triple crochet stitch. It’s crucial to do your crochet rows counting well to create that V-neck. Front and back are worked up separately and then joined together. It’s a beautiful crochet project that you will wear a lot.

  • DESIGNED by DROPS Design
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Lilac Crochet Vest

Photos DROPS Design / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on garnstudio.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

29. Sunnyside Vest

This crochet vest is designed for intermediate crocheters, so if you’re absolutely comfortable with basic crochet techniques, start with this stylish piece. This crochet vest features a V-neck with a 2 button closure, making it very comfortable to wear. Start crocheting right away with the free PDF crochet pattern.

  • DESIGNED by Rachel Misner
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
summer cropped crochet vest

Photos Rachel Misner / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on eandpcrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

30. Sweater Vest

A stunning crochet vest with an elegant and versatile design. The round neckline and simple light colors make it really cute, and it’s a great opportunity to practice the crocheting techniques used in the pattern. This cardigan pattern comes in different sizes and you are sure to find one that fits you. Check out the details and download the free pattern.

  • DESIGNED by Saprotex International Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE vest
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
light blue crochet vest

Photos Saprotex International Design Studio / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on elleyarns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

31. Retro Squares Tank Top

Crochet handmade vests are a must for the season. It’s a classic piece of clothing that you can easily combine with almost anything else in your wardrobe. This one is made with crocheted granny squares with a calm geometric motif. Suitable for beginners, it’s also stylish and durable. Don’t miss your chance, the free crochet pattern is easy to follow.

  • DESIGNED by Durable Yarn
  • PROJECT TYPE vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a woman wearing a crochet vest while posing in front of a staircase

Photos by Durable Yarn / durableyarn.com

Find the original free pattern on durableyarn.com.

32. Ginger Vest

Great warm color scheme makes this crochet vest super for your fall wardrobe. Versatile and comfortable, this piece will work with both more formal shirts and more casual outfits. The project is designed for intermediate crocheters, so make sure you have the necessary skills. The step-by-step crochet pattern is free and ready to download.

  • DESIGNED by Crafty Maz Designs
  • PROJECT TYPE vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
a woman wearing crochet vest

Photos by Crafty Maz Designs / hobbii.com

Find the original free pattern on hobbii.com.

33. The Fluffy Vest

Crochet a wardrobe staple with this easy to make handmade vest! Perfect for any occasion, it features a versatile design. This means you can wear it with both classic and casual outfits, depending on your mood. The design is made especially for beginners and is based on single crochet. Follow the free modern vest crochet pattern and see what happens!

  • DESIGNED by Katr crochet
  • PROJECT TYPE vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman wearing crochet vests.

Photos by Katr crochet / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Instagram, or read more about it on Ravelry.

34. Echo Vest

If you are wondering what to choose for your next project, learn how to crochet a vest! This zigzag design will make a bright statement in your outfit. Plus, the cropped fit makes it not only comfortable to wear, but trendy as well. You will learn many simple crochet techniques, including increases. Decreases and color matching. Embrace the artisan style with this beginner-friendly free crochet pattern!

  • DESIGNED by Premier Yarns
  • PROJECT TYPE vests
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A woman is wearing a pink and white crochet vest.

Photos by Premier Yarns / premieryarns.com

Find the original free pattern on premieryarns.com.

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