Le Marais Slouchy Vest

from Brenda Castiel Designs

Le Marais Slouchy Vest Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Increase/decrease

Pattern Description:

This slouchy vest is a fashion forward layering piece. It is inspired by the trendy area of Paris known as Le Marais. Features include modular inset panels between the front and back sections that create an unstructured flowing shape with a handkerchief hem. The small collar and front edgings are in stocking stitch that is slightly ruffled and deliberately allowed to curl. These design elements result in a chic modern look with textural interest. The piece is easy-to-wear with its flowing lines that camouflage the hip area. In a light yarn, it can be worn year-round.


16 sts = 4 in/10 cm

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small (Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X, 3X)


  • 700-950 yds worsted weight yarn
  • US 8/5.00 mm circular needles
  • US 10/6.00 mm circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers
  • Safety pin
  • Tapestry needle

About Designer

About Designer

Brenda Castiel on craftsy.com

I have been knitting on and off since my teens, but became somewhat obsessed with it in 2007. I love squishy wools for the short, mild Los Angeles winters, and like cottons and blends for the rest of the year. I really believe that even beginner knitters can create something beautiful and useful, so I strive to keep patterns simple yet original. I am Goodstuff on Ravelry, and blog from time to ...

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