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I have been knitting and crocheting for over 55 years, having learned at the age of 5. After retiring in 2011, I am able to pursue my dream of designing my own patterns and sharing them.

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School or Team Colors Vest

from Laurel Lane Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : School or Team Colors Vest
School or Team Colors Vest
School or Team Colors Vest
School or Team Colors Vest
School or Team Colors Vest
School or Team Colors Vest

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • 3 needle BO optional
  • CO, knit, purl, decrease, BO

Pattern Description:

We just can't make too many vests. These are practical, versatile, fun and very easy knitting.

Using the chunky yarn and the strips of color makes this another fun pattern to work. It is a very warm vest, just ideal for outdoor events. Because there's no difficult neck shaping or collar attachments, this vest works up fast. The button band is knitted in as you go. Cross fronts, right over left for females and left over right for males. Choose your favorite school or team colors and have fun.

This listing is for the pattern of the pictured Vest. In the sample I used Lion Brand "Hometown USA" 100% acrylic machine washable super bulky yarn, which means a QUICK KNIT.

Lion Brand Super Bulky: I used "Hometown USA",
XSmall: 223 yds.
Small: 242 yds.
Med: 276 yds.
Large: 311 yds.

Gauge based on Garter Stitch:
2 sts = 1 inch
3 rows=1 inch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XSmall, Small, Medium, Large


  • super bulky yarn, size 17 needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Buttons

Suggested yarn:

311 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Super Bulky