Olexa Vest Pattern


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Olexa Vest Pattern

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • working in the round
  • long tail CO
  • cable CO
  • three needle bind off
  • mattress stitch
  • k2tog
  • ssk
  • p2tog
  • ssp
  • RLI (right lifted increase)
  • LLI (left lifted increase)
  • kfb

Pattern Description:

The Olexa Vest is a fitted striped vest with bias striped pockets and broken rib trim. The body is worked flat in one piece from the bottom up. The pockets are knit on the bias and sewn on. The flattering deep v neckline is
accented with a shaped rib trim. This vest is meant to be worn with little or no positive ease in the bustline.


19 sts and 27 rows = 4" in Stockinette stripe

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Chest: 31.25 (34.5, 38, 41.5)[44.75, 48, 51.55]" Length: 20.75 (21, 22, 22.75)[23.25, 24, 24.75]"


  • Worsted weight wool yarn Color A: 200 (220, 250, 280)300, 340, 380 yards Color B: 250 (280, 320, 360)400, 440, 490 yards
  • US 6/4 mm 16" and 32" circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • four 7/8" buttons
  • waste yarn three stitch holders
  • sewing thread to match buttons
  • sewing needle
  • tapestry needle to weave in ends
  • 2 stitch markers
  • 2 removable stitch markers or safety pins

About Designer

About Designer

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Cassie Castillo is a knitwear designer and military spouse. She is a fashion designer by day and mad crafter at night. Along with knitting, she enjoys spinning, weaving, crocheting, sewing and dyeing.

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