Retro Ribbed Vest

from Cheryl Beckerich Knits

Retro Ribbed Vest Pattern


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Knitting: Retro Ribbed Vest
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl

Pattern Description:

This vest features wide ribs, which make it very elastic and form fitting without any special shaping. Don't want form fitting? - then make a larger size!


251/2 sts and 25 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in [k5, p5] rib with larger needles. When measuring gauge, dampen fabric and lay flat to dry.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes xs [s, m, l, xl, 2xl] Finished size at Bust 30.5 [33.5, 37, 40, 43, 46] inches, 77 [85, 94, 102, 109, 117] cm.


  • Scarlet Fleece Painted Merino, 100% Superwash Merino Wool, Color Irish Eyes, 230 yds/200m, 3 [4, 4, 5, 5, 5] skeins.

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 6 US/4.0 mm, 24 inch circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 4 US/3.5 mm, 24 inch circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 4 US/3.5 mm, 16 inch circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge. Stitch markers. Tapestry needle.

About Designer

About Designer

CherylBeckerich on

I am a knitwear designer and teacher with a full time job and a family. I learned to knit, crochet, sew, cross stitch, etc. from my mother as a child. I think I jumped from craft to craft more often than I would like to admit!

Knitting has become my main focus. I love to create new designs, and to figure out new ways of doing things. I really want my designs to be easy to wear, AND well ...

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