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Exchanging knit to crochet

Eyelet Vest    

convert this to crochet  

Thank you Mary Rawson for sharing this with us.

Size: Small Medium & Large


1 Pair knitting needles size # 10

1 Crochet hook # 4

Worsted weight yarn three 4oz pull skeins.

Gauge 4 sts = 1 inch.


Cast on 65 (73, .81) sts,  work in pattern as follows;

Row 1; Knit

Row 2; Purl

Row 3; K2 ,  * yo, K2 tog, repeat from * across ending K1.

Row 4; Purl

Repeat these 4 rows for pattern.

Work to underarm, (16 inches or desired lengthen).

Bind off, 6 sts each side.  then, work until armhole measures 8 inches.

Bind off 8 (10, 12) sts at the begging of each row twice each side. Bind off.

Right Front;

Cast on 35 (39, 43) sts. Work in pattern to underarm.  

Bind off 6 sts at armhole side then K2 tog, at neck edge every other row 13 times, work until underarm measures same as back.

Bind off  8 (10, 12) sts.from shoulders edge every other row twice.

  Left Front:

 Work the same as right front, reversing shaping.


Sew shoulder and sides.

Work 2 rows of single crochet around vest and 2 rows around armhole.

Work 2 chains, 14 inches long for ties.

Block with a damp cloth.