Ivy League Vest

from Marly Bird

Ivy League Vest Pattern


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Knitting: Ivy League Vest
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • bind off

Pattern Description:

Bold color and simple stripes add a modern feel to this classic vest. The traditional shape is ideal for keeping your favorite guy warm and comfortable, and this piece will add a pop of color to his spring wardrobe.


20 sts and 32 rows = 4" in Garter Rib.
Take time to save time, check your gauge.


  • Yarn: Bijou Basin Ranch, "Lhasa Wilderness" (75% yak, 25% bamboo; 180 yds, 2 oz/56g) Color: MC: Dinna Fash 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6) CC: Sassenach 1 hanks
  • Needles: Size US 5 (3.75 mm): 16" and 24" circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • Notions: Smooth waste yarn for tubular cast on, stitch holders or waste yarn, stitch markers, one removable stitch marker, tapestry needle.

About Designer

About Designer

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Marlaina "Marly" Bird fled the world of financial services to launch her Yarn Thing podcast and hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-craftsy girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She's creative director for Bijou Basin Ranch Yarns and the co-author of Curvy Crochet (Leisure Arts, 2011). You've seen her designs in Knit Simple, Interweave ...

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