Trestle Vest

from Addiesma Designs

Trestle Vest Pattern


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Knitting: Trestle Vest
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • knitting flat
  • grafting or three needle bind off
  • simple decreasing

Pattern Description:

Inspired by one of the books we read over and over at our house, "Freight Train" by Donald Crews. Such a simple book, but my little ones enjoy it every single time.

Reflecting the simplicity of both the story and illustrations, this argyle vest has simple lines and details. Pair it with a dapper little outfit for a boy or a sweet skirt for a girl.

175 (200, 250, 275, 325, 425, 525, 650) yards
160 (183, 229, 252, 297, 389, 480, 595) m worsted weight yarn


1 inch = 4 sts and 6 rows

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3-6 mos (12 mos, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12) To fit chest size: 17 (18, 21, 23, 25, 26.5, 28, 30) inches 43 (45.5, 53, 58.5, 63.5, 67, 71, 76) cm


  • worsted weight yarn
  • size 10 (6 mm) needles
  • stitch markers

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Worsted (100% Merino)


Sapphire Green; Pagoda

About Designer

About Designer

saragresbach on

I've always loved to create. After becoming a mom, my creations have taken a new direction. My passion for color and love of nature that used to develop into paintings has transformed into a more functional, and less messy, form....fiber. Inspired by my loved ones, I now design and create little treasures to make life a tad more colorful and interesting. If you want to know more, check out my ...

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