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Diamond Vest

from Jenny Snedeker Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Diamond Vest
Diamond Vest

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • picking up stitches

Pattern Description:

Sometimes you need a little something extra to keep you warm in the change of seasons.
This is a quick and easy vest to knit, and suitable for beginners as it only involves garter, stockinette and simple decreases. The self-striping yarn provides beautiful color changes, but it would also look great in color block. This is a basic pattern, with which you can be creative and add your own stitch patterns.

this pattern has approximately 2" of positive ease for a comfortable fit over other clothing and also for longer wear.


4.5 sts and 6 rows = 1 inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes available 6m (12m, 2, 4)
  • Finished chest: approx 21 (23, 22, 24)


  • worsted weight yarn to give desired gauge
  • I used Jojoland Rhythm 2 (2,3,3) skeins (110 yards/50g)
  • size 8 straight needles or size to give you gauge
  • stitch marker; Three 1/2" buttons

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