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South Bohemia, Czech Republic

I´m crazy tough Czech farm mom who very loves her family and poor farm home... My name is Ludmila (Lidka) and I´m called Popelka=Cinderella.

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Vest - Hippie Lacy crochet

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(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Vest - Hippie Lacy crochet
Vest - Hippie Lacy crochet

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • ch = chain
  • sc = single crochet
  • dc = double crochet

Pattern Description:

Do you remember these gorgeous "Flower Power" vests from the 60's and 70's????

Well if YOU don't, your Mum will!!!
A couple of these in your wardrobe will transform any casual clothing into a beautiful dressy casual outfit.....

So versatile! Could be crocheted in a gold or silver lurex thread for evening as well, OR add some fringes or tassels at the hem for a great 70's look!!!

This is easy English written pattern,and suitable for beginners.
The sample shown is made using a quality sock yarn.........which gives a nice light vest, not too bulky.


75% virgin wool/ 25% Polyamid (approx 3 x 100 g balls.
One ball of 100 g = 420 m recommended for knit needles of size 2.5-3 mm.
I used crochet hooks of size 4.5 mm for "body" and 4 mm for edge.
Gauge for this yarn is 30 stitches=10 cm and 42 rows=10 cm in Stockinette knit stitch.

You can also use cotton yarn or cotton mixtures.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • adjustable for ANY size and ANY length


  • Crochet hook of size 4 mm.
  • Crochet hook of size 4.5 mm.
  • wool
  • wool mixtures
  • cotton yarn
  • cotton mixtures
  • acrylic

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