Chunky and modern crochet vest pattern for little girls.
This design came as an inspiration just a few months ago, but it’s one of those that came to life real quick. It may have been published even sooner but the yarn was terribly late due to pandemic issues on shipping.
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The Little shepherd crochet vest pattern is made using a jumbo weight yarn (7). This makes it a super quick project even for larger sizes. I used a super soft yarn from Wool and the Gang called Crazy Sexy Wool.
It comes in huge balls of 200 grams and just 80 m. That’s how huge a jumbo weight yarn really is.
You will also need a US/N 10.0 mm crochet hook and a comfy couch because you won’t likely want to get up before you finish it.
The vest is made by crocheting 3 panels, one back, and two fronts and then sewing them together with the method of your choice.
It features such a nice texture, so be sure to choose your yarn wisely. Holding 2-3 strands together won’t work because the loops are going to look terrible and messy. Aim for a clear, not twisted jumbo yarn.
Crochet vest pattern features
With the Little shepherd crochet vest pattern, you will probably also learn a new stitch, if you don’t already know it. Unfortunately, I don’t have a tutorial for you, but I have linked in the pattern an awesome YouTube video that will teach you how easy this stitch is.
And, did I say addictive? Yes, once you start loopin’ you won’t be able to stop!
The crochet vest comes in 6 sizes for children, covering the ages from 1-12 years of age and it fits bust from 18”-31”.
You can find the approximate yardage you are going to need for each size below:
years: 146 m (160 yds)
3-4 years: 180 m (196 yds)
5-6 years: 220 m (240 yds)
7-8 years: 270 m (295 yds)
9-10 years: 312 m (341 yds)
11-12 years: 345 m (377 yds)
Please remember that it is better to choose the size depending on your child’s bust circumference and not the age.
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Are you ready to make the coziest vest for your little one? And, before you go, don’t forget to pin it!