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Easy Knitting Projects: 22 Knitted Vests for the Whole Family

By: Ashley Alfirevic, Editor, AllFreeKnitting

Sweet and Sassy Entrelac VestSweater vests keep you warm and give an air of sophistication to your outfit. We have a free knit vest pattern for everyone in your family. Whether you need an easy knit vest for your stylish daughter, picky husband, easygoing son, or cute baby, we have a free vest pattern for you. Knitting a vest is easy, especially for those knitters who dread making sweaters.


Even with an intricate knit vest pattern, you will never have to stitch or sew on sleeves. This list is full of the best free knit vest patterns our site has to offer, including tons of on-site full patterns. Check out some fan favorites like the Four Seasons Knit Vest or the Melika Lacy Baby Vest. You'll love these free knit vest patterns. You'll want to knit one for everyone in the family!



Easy Knitting Projects: Knitted Vests for the Whole Family

Easy Knitting Projects: 22 Knitted Vests for the Whole Family

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Knitted Vest Pattern Ideas for Women

Knitted Vest Pattern Ideas for Girls

Baby Vest Knitting Pattern Ideas

Knitted Vest Pattern Ideas for Men


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Knitted Vest Pattern Ideas for Women

Country Nights Cabled Vest

Women love layering clothes in the fall and winter seasons. Knit vests look great over casual shirts or dresses. Wear a vest over a collared shirt to switch up your work outfits or add a lace knit vest to a fancy ensemble. A lot of people think that knitted vests are too manly for women, but that's because they're not looking for the right styles. The ones we've compiled here are exactly what you're looking for if you want to rock the vest and stay feminine.



Knitted Vest Pattern Ideas for Girls

Majestic Moose Vest

These days, teenage girls love anything hipster-chic. Big prints, animal themes, and bold patterns are in. Your teen girl will love to add these knitted vests to her wardrobe. Because unusual clothing patterns are in, knitted vests are an absolute must for teens. They've made their way back into fashion and it looks like they're here to stay. Give your daughter or granddaughter the perfect '50s or '60s look with these knitted vests.



Baby Vest Knitting Pattern Ideas

Over and Out Baby VestEveryone loves knit baby vests! There's just something extra adorable about a little tike wearing such a sophisticated piece of clothing. They also look dashing in these vests in family photos, but because the vest is knit, they retain a sense of comfort and relaxation. It certainly helps that your little one will feel bundled up and an warm, so he won't be as fussy when you're trying to get a nice portrait taken! Knit the baby multiple because they're so quick to work up.


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Knitted Vest Pattern Ideas for Men

Men's Golf Vest

Men can throw on a knit vest to stay professional while switching up the shirt-and-tie look. He can wear these classics when going out to golf or a casual business lunch. Men are lucky in that vests work almost all the time for them, no matter the occasion. He can find as many vests as he wants at the store, but how many lucky men can say that their wife, sister, or grandmother knit a vest especially for him? Give the gift of comfort and versatility by making him one of these knitted vests.




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