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Maddy Cranley is the Montreal-based designer behind the lines of maddy baby, maddy kids, and maddy laine knitting patterns.

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ML151 Vest Alternative

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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • pick up stitches
  • increase and decrease stitches
  • single crochet

Pattern Description:

A weekend's worth of knitting will give you a versatile vest to showcase a favorite piece of jewelry or a fashionable scarf.

The knitting pattern, written in both US and metric measurements, includes a schematic drawing.

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" (ML151 Vest alternative) ... really is a great way to learn some new skills and the finished product is very wearable."
Amy V, by email


14 sts and 18 rows = 4"/10cm over stocking (stockinette) stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished bust (fastened): 36 (40, 42 1/2, 47, 52, 54)"/92 (101.5, 108, 120, 132, 137)cm


  • Chunky weight yarn
  • 450 (500, 550, 600, 650, 750)yd/400 (450, 500, 550, 600, 700) m

You Will Also Need:

  • 6mm/US10 straight needles
  • 6mm/US10 circular needle, 32"/80cm length
  • 5mm/USH8 crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

550 yards of Chunky weight