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Everyday Vest PATTERN- Merino No. 5
Everyday Vest PATTERN- Merino No. 5
Everyday Vest PATTERN- Merino No. 5

Everyday Vest PATTERN- Merino No. 5

Loopy Mango
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The body of this vest is knit flat in one piece from the bottom up. The back panel is worked first. Without casting off, the first front panel is worked. The second front panel is worked after. Stitches for the armholes are picked up from the outer edge of the garment and worked in the round. Stitches for the neckband are picked up from the inner edge of the garment and worked flat. Pockets are optionally added.

This listing is for the pattern only. After checkout, you will receive a digital copy of the pattern by email. 

If you would like to buy the full DIY Kit for this style, you can do so here.

Pattern level: Intermediate

Sizes:  XS/S - 3X


  • Loopy Mango Merino No. 5 Yarn 74 yds 68 m | 150 g 5.3 oz each, 100% merino wool
  • Size 19 (15 mm) 32'' (80 cm) Circular Knitting Needles

Gauge: Seed stitch on size US 19 (15 mm) needles: 5.5 sts/4” (10 cm), 10 rows/4” (10 cm)

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(side seam to side seam)


(shoulder to hem)

Yarn Amount


20.5” (52 cm)

20” (50 cm)

4 balls


23.5” (59.5 cm)

22” (55 cm)

5 balls


26.5” (67 cm)

24” (60 cm)

6 balls


29.5” (74.5 cm)

25.5” (64 cm)

7 balls


31” (78.5 cm)

26” (66 cm)

7 balls


32.5” (82.5 cm)

27” (68 cm)

8 balls


Helpful video tutorials for this project:

  1. How to knit seed stitch
  2. How to knit rib stitch
  3. How to knit the front panels of a cardigan
  4. How to knit the neckband for cardigans
  5. Picking up stitches for the sleeve
  6. How to K2TOG
  7. How to seam sides together
  8. How to add pockets

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