Venice Vest

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With Summer comes heat waves, but that shouldn’t stop you from looking extra fashionable this year in a beautifully made lightweight accessory, perfect for when you want to look chic while travelling abroad! Using this floral stitch along with some flowy tassels, this vest is the perfect fit for a sunny summer!

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: Small/Medium (Medium/Large); 17 (20½”) / [43 (52) cm] width x 34 (38)” / [86 (97) cm]

Shown in Small/Medium size.

Gauge: 15 sts and 9 rows = 4” [10 cm] in dc.

Materials

Yarn:

Medium weight yarn We Are Knitters The Cotton Wool (100% Cotton; 231 yards [212 meters]/100 grams): Salmon Pink, 4 (5) balls

Hook: US size 7 (4.5mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle

Abbreviations

st(s) – stitch(es)

ch – chain stitch

sc – single crochet

sc2tog – single crochet 2 together

dc – double crochet

dc2tog – double crochet 2 together

tr – treble crochet

dtr – double treble crochet

Special Stitches

Berry Stitch (Berry St)

Yo, insert hook in next st, *yo, pull back through st, yo, pull through first lp on hook, yo**, insert hook into same st; rep from * to ** once, pull through all 5 lps on hook, ch 1.

Flower Stitch (Flower St)

[(Berry St, ch 2, sl st, ch 2) 4 times, Berry St] in next st.

Pattern Notes

This vest is worked in rows from bottom to top.

Pattern

Body

Ch 115 (141).

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *sc in next st, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc in next st (creates loop), ch 2, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st, sk next 2 sts, (Berry St, ch 2, sl st, ch 2, Berry St, ch 2, sl st, ch 2, Berry St) in next st, sk next 2 sts; rep from * 7 (9) more times, sc in next st, ch 2, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc in next st (creates loop), ch 2, sk next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts, turn – 62 (76) sts.

Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first dc), *dc in next ch-2 sp, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-2 sp, sc in next Berry St, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St; rep from * 7 (9) more times, dc in next ch-2 sp, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-2 sp, sk next st, dc in next st, turn – 97 (119) sts.

Row 3: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), *sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row; rep from * 7 (9) more times, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, tr in next st, turn – 94 (116) sts.

Row 4: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), *dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St; rep from * 7 (9) more times, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, tr in turning ch, turn – 97 (119) sts.

Rows 5-24 (26): Rep Rows 3-4.

Row 25 (27): Ch 5 (counts as first tr), *sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row; rep from * once more, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 6, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 3, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, **dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop. Flower st in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St; rep from ** 2 (4) more times, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 6, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 3, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, tr in next st, turn – 94 (116) sts.

Row 26 (28): Ch 5 (counts as first tr), *dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St; rep from * once more, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, [(Berry St, ch 2, sl st, ch 2) twice, Berry St] in next flower loop (creates flower), sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, ** dc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row; rep from  ** 2 (4) more times, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, [(Berry st, ch 2, sl st, ch 2) twice, Berry St] in flower loop (creates flower), dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, ***sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row; rep from *** once more, tr in turning ch, turn – 93 (115) sts.

Right Front

Size Small/Medium only

Row 27: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc2tog across next Berry St and next flower loop, turn – 16 sts.

Row 28: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, tr in last st, turn – 20 sts.

Row 29: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, tr in turning ch, turn – 17 sts.

Rows 30-33: Rep Rows 28-29.

Row 34: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 6, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, tr in turning ch, turn – 20 sts.

Row 35: Ch 6, (counts as first dtr), dc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 2, sc in next Berry St, ch 2, dc in next Berry St, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, ch 2, sc in next loop, ch 2, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, dc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 2, sc in next Berry St, ch 2, dc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, dtr in turning ch – 11 sts.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Size Medium/Large only

Row 29: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc2tog across next ch-4 sp from previous row and 2nd Berry St of next flower, turn – 22 sts.

Row 30: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, tr in last st/turning ch, turn – 24 sts.

Rows 31-37: Rep Row 30.

Row 38: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 6, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 6, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, tr in turning ch, turn – 24 sts.

Row 39: Ch 6, (counts as first dtr), dc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 2, sc in next Berry St, ch 2, dc in next Berry St, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, ch 2, sc in next loop, ch 2, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, dc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 2, sc in next Berry St, ch 2, dc in next Berry St, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, ch 2, sc in next loop, ch 2, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, dtr in turning ch – 14 sts.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Left Front

Size Small/Medium only

Row 27: Attach yarn to 2nd flower loop of Row 26, turn work, sc2tog across same flower loop and 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, tr in turning ch, turn – 16 sts.

Row 28: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, tr in last st, turn – 20 sts.

Row 29: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, tr in turning ch, turn – 17 sts.

Rows 30-33: Rep Rows 28-29.

Row 34: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 6, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, tr in turning ch, turn – 20 sts.

Row 35: Ch 6, (counts as first dtr), dc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 2, sc in next Berry St, ch 2, dc in next Berry St, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, ch 2, sc in next loop, ch 2, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, dc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 2, sc in next Berry St, ch 2, dc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, dtr in turning ch – 11 sts.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Size Medium/Large only

Row 29: Attach yarn to 2nd Berry St of 3rd Flower St of Row 28, turn work, dc2tog across same Flower St and next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, tr in turning ch, turn – 22 sts.

Row 30: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, tr in turning ch, turn – 24 sts.

Rows 31-37: Rep Row 30.

Row 38: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 6, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 6, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, tr in turning ch, turn – 24 sts.

Row 39: Ch 6, (counts as first dtr), tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, ch 2, sc in next loop, ch 2, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, dc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 2, sc in next Berry St, ch 2, dc in next Berry St, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, ch 2, sc in next loop, ch 2, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, dc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 2, sc in next Berry St, ch 2, dc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, dtr in turning ch – 14 sts.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Back

Size Small/Medium only

Row 27: Attach yarn to 2nd Berry St of 7th Flower St of Row 26, turn work, dc2tog across same Flower St and next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, *sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row; rep from * once more, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc2tog across next ch-4 sp from previous row and 2nd Berry St of next flower, turn – 40 sts.

Row 28: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), *sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row; rep from * twice more, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, tr in next st, turn – 39 sts.

Row 29: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), *dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St; rep from * twice more, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, tr in turning ch, turn – 42 sts.

Rows 30-33: Rep Rows 28-29.

Row 34: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), *sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 6, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row; rep from * twice more, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 6, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, tr in next st, turn – 39 sts.

Row 35: Ch 6, (counts as first dtr), *tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, ch 2, sc in next loop, ch 2, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, dc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 2, sc in next Berry St, ch 2, dc in next Berry St; rep from * twice more, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, ch 2, sc in next loop, ch 2, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, dtr in turning ch – 23 sts.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Size Medium/Large only

Row 29: Attach yarn to 8th flower loop of Row 28, turn work, sc2tog across same flower loop and 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, *dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St; rep from * twice more, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc2tog across next Berry St and next flower loop, turn – 48 sts.

Row 30: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), *dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St; rep from * 3 more times, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, tr in turning ch, turn – 53 sts.

Row 31: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), *sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row; rep from * 3 more times, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 7, sl st in 3rd ch from hook (creates flower loop), ch 4, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, tr in next st, turn – 50 sts.

Rows 32-37: Rep Rows 30-31.

Row 38: Ch 5 (counts as first tr), *dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 4, [sc, ch 6, sc (creates loop)] in next Berry St, ch 4, sc in next Berry St; rep from * 3 more times, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, sl st in 3rd ch of next loop, Flower St in next flower loop, sl st in 3rd ch of loop, dc in next ch-4 sp from previous row, tr in turning ch, turn – 53 sts.

Row 39: Ch 6, (counts as first dtr), *dc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 2, sc in next Berry St, ch 2, dc in next Berry St, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row, ch 2, sc in next loop, ch 2, tr in next ch-4 sp from previous row; rep from * 3 more times, dc in 2nd Berry St of next flower, ch 2, sc in next Berry St, ch 2, dc in next Berry St, sk next dc from previous row, dtr in turning ch – 29 sts.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Sew the shoulders together along Row 35 (39). This creates 2 armholes.

Border

Attach yarn to center of the Back of the bottom of Body.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in the next 55 (69) sts, along the bottom, [sc, ch 1 (corner ch), sc] in corner st, work 252 (284) sc along the right border of the Front, along the neckline, and along the left border of the Front, [sc, ch 1 (corner ch), sc] in corner st, sc in the next 56 (70) sts, along the bottom, sl st in first sc of this rnd – 368 (428) sts.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Armhole Border

Attach yarn to center of the bottom of the Armhole.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in the next 76 (91) sts, along the right border of Armhole, sl st in first sc of this rnd – 77 (92) sts.

Fasten off. Weave in loose ends.

Tassels

*Cut 3 strands of yarn 12” / [30 cm] in length. Fold the strands in half/double. Knot the folded strands into one of the stitches along the border of the bottom of the vest; rep from * 39 (43) times total.

Finishing

Wet block to size and shape. Use tapestry needle to weave in all ends. yarn ball

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Comments
  • Loving this pattern so far. It’s super mindless once you get going! Next time I’d use a lighter color though, the burgundy makes it harder to see the flowers.

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  • noeller

    Hello, I love this vest, I’m trying to get it started, I was wondering if there was a image pattern.

    Thank you 🙂

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