Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern

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Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
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I designed the Tulip Sweater Vest earlier this year and I finally got it tested and uploaded to my Etsy Shop and my Ravelry Store!

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Tulip Stitch Sweater Vest Crochet Pattern

Materials Needed

  • F 3.75 mm Crochet Hook
  • Light Weight #3 yarn  (1200-2000 yards)
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry Needle

Stitches Used/Abbreviations

  • DC – Double Crochet
  • SC – Single Crochet
  • CH – Chain
  • Join – Slip Stitch to first st made

Special Stitches

  • Beginning Shell = dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc, ch 2, 1 dc all in the same stitch as 1st dc
  • Shell = 3 dc, ch 2, 1 dc all in the same stitch

Gauge

  • 2” = 2 Shells x 4 Rows

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Swatch

Ch 20.

R1:   [dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc, ch 2, dc all in the same stitch as 1st dc (Beg Shell made)] Skip 3 stitches 3dc ch 2, dc all in same stitch (Shell made). *skip 3 st, Shell in next st* Repeat from * to * 1 more time.

R2-R5:  turn, Beg Shell, * skip 4 st, Shell in next st.*. Repeat from * to * 2 more times.

Pattern Notes

Pattern is written in U.S. Crochet Terms.

Beginning chain 3 does count as a stitch.

The Sweater Vest is crocheted as 1 Panel.  

This pattern is worked from the bottom up.  

In the pattern I broke each section of the panel down so you can get an idea of what the Tulip Stitch Vest will look like once the back and front sections are sewn together.

Size XS S M L XL 2X 3X 4X 5X
To fit Bust (in): 28-31 32-35 36-39 40-43 44-47 48-51 52-55 56-59 60-62
Armhole Up (in): 3×17 4×18 5×19 6×20 7×21 8×22 9×23 10×24 11×25
Panel Width 37” 38” 39” 40” 41” 42” 43” 44” 45”
Panel Height 22” 23” 24” 25” 26” 27” 28” 29” 30”
Est. Yardage 900 910 920 930 940 950 960 970 980
DK Paintbox Yarn 3 3.5 4 4.5 5 5.5 6 6.5 6.5


Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
Tulip Sweater Vest

XSmall

Chain 164 turn

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern

Bottom of Sweater

R1:  [dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc, ch 2, dc all in the same stitch as 1st dc (Beg Shell made)] [skip 3 st, 3dc, ch 2, dc (Shell made)] *skip 3 st, Shell* repeat  from * to * across (1 Beg Shell, 40 Shells)

R2-R37:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * across. (1 Beg Shell, 40 Shells)

First Armhole

R38-R46: turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * 5 times.  (1 Beg Shell, 6 Shells)

R47:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (35 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten off.

Back Section

R1:  Skip 4 Shells from 1st Armhole, slip stitch in the ch 2 of the 5th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 16 times. Leave remaining Shells unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 18 Shell)

R2-R9:  Beg Shell, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * 16 more times. (1 Beg Shell, 18 Shell) Leave Remaining Shells unworked.

R10:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end. (114 dc)  Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten Off.

Second Armhole

R1:  Skip 4 Shells from  Back Section, slip stitch in the ch 2 of the 5th Shell, Beg Shell  *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 5 times.  (1 Beg Shell, 6 Shells)

R2-9:  Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 5 times.  (1 Beg Shell, 6 Shells)

R10:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (35 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.  Fasten Off. Use Tapestry Needle to Weave in Ends.

Edging

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
Jo’s Crafty Hook Designs

First Shoulder & Second Shoulder

Fold in the front panels from the Arm Hole.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Use Tapestry Needle and weave in any loose ends.

Sleeves

I left my Sleeves undone.  I LOVE the look of them with the Tulip Stitches leaving little Scallops.  IF you would like to add Sleeves, follow these instructions.

Join with sl st to bottom of arm hole in ch 2 space of Shell.

   

R1: ch 1, sc in same st, *sc in the next 4 dc, 1 sc in ch 2 sp.*  Repeat from * to * along the bottom of Armhole. 2 sc in the end row along the side of the Armhole, sc in dc, sc in dc.*  Repeat from * to * in the remainder of the end rows. Join in 1st sc.

R2: Beg Shell in same st as join,  *skip 3 st, Shell in next st.* * Repeat from * to * around.  

R3-R6:    Slip st in top of ch 3 and in the next 3 st, ch 3 and turn.  Beg Shell in same st as join, skip the next 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell from previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

Repeat R1-R6  in the 2nd Armhole.   

Finish off & weave in ends

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Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
Small

Small

Chain 171 turn

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern

Bottom of Sweater

R1:  [dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc, ch 2, dc all in the same st as 1st dc (Beg Shell made)] [skip 3 st, 3dc, ch 2, dc (Shell made)] *skip 3 st, Shell* repeat  from * to * across (1 Beg Shell, 40 Shells)

R2-R38:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * across. (1 Beg Shell, 40 Shells)

First Armhole

R39-R48: turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to *  5 times. (1 Beg Shell, 6 Shells)

R49:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (42 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten off.

Back Section

R1:   Skip 4 Shells from 1st Armhole, slip stitch in the ch 2 of the 5th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 18 times. Leave remaining Shells unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 19 Shell)

R2-R10:  Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 18 times. Leave remaining Shells unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 19 Shell)

R11:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (120 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten Off.

Second Armhole

R1:  Skip 4 Shells from Back Section, slip stitch in the ch 2 of the 5th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 5 times.

R2-R10: Turn.  Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 5 times.

R11:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (42 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.  

Fasten Off.  Use Tapestry Needle to Weave in Ends

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Edging

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
Jo’s Crafty Hook Designs

First Shoulder

Fold in the front panels from the Arm Hole.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Second Shoulder

Fold in the second front panel from the Armhole to the Front.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Use Tapestry Needle and weave in any loose ends.

Sleeves

I left my Sleeves undone.  I LOVE the look of them with the Tulip Stitches leaving little Scallops.  IF you would like to add Sleeves, follow these instructions.

Join with sl st to bottom of arm hole in ch 2 space of Shell.

R1: ch 1, sc in same st, sc evenly around.  Join in 1st sc.

R2:  Beg Shell in 1st sc of previous row. *Skip 2 st, Shell in next st.*  Repeat from * to * around. Join in ch 3 of Beg Shell.

R3:  turn.  ss to ch 2 sp of last Shell made in previous row.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

R4-R6:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

Repeat R1-R6  in the 2nd Armhole.   

Finish off & weave in ends


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Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
Medium

Medium

Chain 172 turn

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern

Bottom of Vest

R1:  [dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc, ch 2, dc all in the same st as 1st dc (Beg Shell made)] [skip 3 st, 3dc, ch 2, dc (Shell made)] *skip 3 st, Shell* repeat  from * to * across (1 Beg Shell, 42 Shells)

R2-R39:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * across. (1 Beg Shell, 42 Shells)

First Armhole

R40-R50: turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to *  5 times. (1 Beg Shell, 6 Shells)

R51:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (42 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten off.

Back Section

R1:  Skip 4 Shells from 1st Armhole, ss in the ch 2 of the 5th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 19 times. Leave remaining Shells unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 20 Shell)

R2-R11:  Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 19 times. Leave remaining Shells unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 20 Shell)

R12:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (126 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten Off.

Second Armhole

R1:  Skip 4 Shells from Back Section, ss in the ch 2 of the 5th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 5 times.

R2-R11:  Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 5 times.

R12:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (42 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.  

Fasten Off.  Use Tapestry Needle to Weave in Ends.

Edging

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
Jo’s Crafty Hook Designs

First Shoulder

Fold in the front panels from the Arm Hole.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Second Shoulder

Fold in the second front panel from the Armhole to the Front.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Use Tapestry Needle and weave in any loose ends.

Sleeves

I left my Sleeves undone.  I LOVE the look of them with the Tulip Stitches leaving little Scallops.  IF you would like to add Sleeves, follow these instructions.

Join with sl st to bottom of arm hole in ch 2 space of Shell.

R1: ch 1, sc in same st, sc evenly around.  Join in 1st sc.

R2:  Beg Shell in 1st sc of previous row. *Skip 2 st, Shell in next st.*  Repeat from * to * around. Join in ch 3 of Beg Shell.

R3:  turn.  ss to ch 2 sp of last Shell made in previous row.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

R4-R6:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

Repeat R1-R6  in the 2nd Armhole.   

Finish off & weave in ends


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Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
Large

Large

Chain 176 turn

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern

First Front Section

R1:  dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc, ch 2, dc all in the same st as 1st dc (Beg Shell made)] [skip 3 st, 3dc, ch 2, dc (Shell made)] *skip 3 st, Shell* repeat  from * to * across (1 Beg Shell, 43 Shells)

R2-R40:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * across. (1 Beg Shell, 43 Shells)

First Armhole

R41-R52: turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * 5  times. Leave the remaining stitches unworked. (1 Beg Shell, 6 Shells)

R53:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (35 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten off.

Back Section

R1:  Skip 4 Shells from 1st Armhole, ss in the ch 2 of the 5th Shell, Beg Shell  *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 19 times. Leave remaining stitches unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 21 Shell)

R2-R12: Turn.   Beg Shell  *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 19 times. Leave remaining stitches unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 21 Shell)

R13:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (132 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten Off.

Second Armhole

R1:  Skip 4 Shells from Back Section, ss in the ch 2 of the 5th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 5 times.

R2-R12: Turn.   Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 5 times.

R13:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (35 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten Off.  Use Tapestry Needle to Weave in Ends.

Edging

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
Jo’s Crafty Hook Designs

First Shoulder

Fold in the front panels from the Arm Hole.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Second Shoulder

Fold in the second front panel from the Armhole to the Front.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Use Tapestry Needle and weave in any loose ends.

Sleeves

I left my Sleeves undone.  I LOVE the look of them with the Tulip Stitches leaving little Scallops.  IF you would like to add Sleeves, follow these instructions.

Join with sl st to bottom of arm hole in ch 2 space of Shell.

R1: ch 1, sc in same st, sc evenly around.  Join in 1st sc.

R2:  Beg Shell in 1st sc of previous row. *Skip 2 st, Shell in next st.*  Repeat from * to * around. Join in ch 3 of Beg Shell.

R3:  turn.  ss to ch 2 sp of last Shell made in previous row.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

R4-R6:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

Repeat R1-R6  in the 2nd Armhole.   

Finish off & weave in ends


Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern

XLarge

Chain 180 turn

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern

Bottom of Sweater

R1:  [dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc, ch 2, dc all in the same st as 1st dc (Beg Shell made)] [skip 3 st, 3dc, ch 2, dc (Shell made)] *skip 3 st, Shell* repeat  from * to * across (1 Beg Shell, 45 Shells)

R2-R41:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * across. (1 Beg Shell, 45 Shells)

First Armhole

R41-R53: turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * 6  times. Leave the remaining stitches unworked. (1 Beg Shell, 7 Shells)

R54:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (48 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten off.

Back Section

R1:  Skip 4 Shells from 1st Armhole, ss in the ch 2 of the 5th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 20 times. Leave remaining stitches unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 21 Shell)

R2-R13:  Turn.  Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 20 times. Leave remaining stitches unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 21 Shell)

R14:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (132 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten Off.

Second Armhole

R1: Skip 4 Shells from Back Section, ss in the ch 2 of the 5th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * across.  

R2-13:  Turn. Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * across.  

R14:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (48 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten Off.  Use Tapestry Needle to Weave in Ends.

Edging

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
Jo’s Crafty Hook Designs

First Shoulder

Fold in the front panels from the Arm Hole.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Second Shoulder

Fold in the second front panel from the Armhole to the Front.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Use Tapestry Needle and weave in any loose ends.

Sleeves

I left my Sleeves undone.  I LOVE the look of them with the Tulip Stitches leaving little Scallops.  IF you would like to add Sleeves, follow these instructions.

Join with sl st to bottom of arm hole in ch 2 space of Shell.

R1: ch 1, sc in same st, sc evenly around.  Join in 1st sc.

R2:  Beg Shell in 1st sc of previous row. *Skip 2 st, Shell in next st.*  Repeat from * to * around. Join in ch 3 of Beg Shell.

R3:  turn.  ss to ch 2 sp of last Shell made in previous row.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

R4-R6:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

Repeat R1-R6  in the 2nd Armhole.   

Finish off & weave in ends


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Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
2X Large

2X Large

Chain 192 turn

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern

Bottom of Sweater

R1:  [dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc, ch 2, dc all in the same st as 1st dc (Beg Shell made)] [skip 3 st, 3dc, ch 2, dc (Shell made)] *skip 3 st, Shell* repeat  from * to * across (1 Beg Shell, 47 Shells)

R2-R42:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * across. (1 Beg Shell, 47 Shells)

First Armhole

R43-R56: turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * 6  times. Leave the remaining stitches unworked. (1 Beg Shell, 7 Shells)

R57:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (48 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten off.

Back Section

R1:  Skip 5 Shells from 1st Armhole, ss in the ch 2 of the 6th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 20 times. Leave remaining stitches unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 21 Shell)

R2-14:  Turn.  Beg Shell, *skip 4 st., Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * 20 times. (22 Shells)

R15:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (132 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten Off.

Second Armhole

R1:  Skip 5 Shells from Back Section, ss in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * 6 more times. Leave the remaining stitches unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 7 Shells)

R2-14:  Turn.  Beg Shell, *skip 4 st., Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * 6 times. (1 Beg Shell, 7 Shells)

R15:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (48 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten Off.  Use Tapestry Needle and Weave in Ends.

Edging

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
Jo’s Crafty Hook Designs

First Shoulder

Fold in the front panels from the Arm Hole.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Second Shoulder

Fold in the second front panel from the Armhole to the Front.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Use Tapestry Needle and weave in any loose ends.

Sleeves

I left my Sleeves undone.  I LOVE the look of them with the Tulip Stitches leaving little Scallops.  IF you would like to add Sleeves, follow these instructions.

Join with sl st to bottom of arm hole in ch 2 space of Shell.

R1: ch 1, sc in same st, sc evenly around.  Join in 1st sc.

R2:  Beg Shell in 1st sc of previous row. *Skip 2 st, Shell in next st.*  Repeat from * to * around. Join in ch 3 of Beg Shell.

R3:  turn.  ss to ch 2 sp of last Shell made in previous row.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

R4-R6:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

Repeat R1-R6  in the 2nd Armhole.   

Finish off & weave in ends


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Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
2X Large

3X Large

Chain 200 turn

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern

Bottom of Sweater

R1:  [dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc, ch 2, dc all in the same st as 1st dc (Beg Shell made)] [skip 3 st, 3dc, ch 2, dc (Shell made)] *skip 3 st, Shell* repeat  from * to * across (1 Beg Shell, 49 Shells)

R2-R43:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * across. (1 Beg Shell, 49 Shells)

First Armhole

R44-R58: turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * 6  times. Leave the remaining stitches unworked. (1 Beg Shell, 7 Shells)

R59:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (48 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten off.

Back Section

R1:  Skip 5 Shells from 1st Armhole, ss  in the ch 2 of the 6th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 20 times. Leave remaining stitches unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 23 Shell)

R2-15:  Turn, ss in the ch 2 of the 6th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 20 times. Leave remaining stitches unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 23 Shell)

R16:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (144 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten Off.

Second Armhole

R1:  Skip 5 Shells from Back Section, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * across.  

R2-15:    ss in the ch 2 of the 5th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * across.  

R16:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (48 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten off.  Use Tapestry Needle to weave in ends.

Edging

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
Jo’s Crafty Hook Designs

 First Armhole

Fold in the front panels from the Arm Hole.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Second Armhole

Fold in the second front panel from the Armhole to the Front.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Use Tapestry Needle and weave in any loose ends.

Sleeves

I left my Sleeves undone.  I LOVE the look of them with the Tulip Stitches leaving little Scallops.  IF you would like to add Sleeves, follow these instructions.

Join with sl st to bottom of arm hole in ch 2 space of Shell.

R1: ch 1, sc in same st, sc evenly around.  Join in 1st sc.

R2:  Beg Shell in 1st sc of previous row. *Skip 2 st, Shell in next st.*  Repeat from * to * around. Join in ch 3 of Beg Shell.

R3:  turn.  ss to ch 2 sp of last Shell made in previous row.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

R4-R6:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

Repeat R1-R6  in the 2nd Armhole.   

Finish off & weave in ends


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4X Large

Chain 208 turn

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern

Bottom of Sweater

R1:  [dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc, ch 2, dc all in the same st as 1st dc (Beg Shell made)] [skip 3 st, 3dc, ch 2, dc (Shell made)] *skip 3 st, Shell* repeat  from * to * across (1 Beg Shell, 51 Shells)

R2-R44:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * across. (1 Beg Shell, 51 Shells)

First Armhole

R45-R60: turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * 6  times. Leave the remaining stitches unworked. (1 Beg Shell, 8 Shells)

R61:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (40 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten off.

Back Section

R1:  Skip 6 Shells from 1st Armhole, ss in the ch 2 sp of the 7th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 22 times. Leave remaining stitches unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 23 Shell)

R2-16: Turn.  Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 22 times. Leave remaining stitches unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 23 Shell)

R17:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (110 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten Off.

Second Armhole

R1:  Skip 6 Shells from Back Section,  ss in the ch 2 of the 7th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * across.  

R2-R16:  Turn.  Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * across.  

R17:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (40 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.  

Fasten off.  Use Tapestry Needle to Weave in Ends.

Edging

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
Jo’s Crafty Hook Designs

First Shoulder

Fold in the front panels from the Arm Hole.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Second Shoulder

Fold in the second front panel from the Armhole to the Front.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Use Tapestry Needle and weave in any loose ends.

Sleeves

I left my Sleeves undone.  I LOVE the look of them with the Tulip Stitches leaving little Scallops.  IF you would like to add Sleeves, follow these instructions.

Join with sl st to bottom of arm hole in ch 2 space of Shell.

R1: ch 1, sc in same st, sc evenly around.  Join in 1st sc.

R2:  Beg Shell in 1st sc of previous row. *Skip 2 st, Shell in next st.*  Repeat from * to * around. Join in ch 3 of Beg Shell.

R3:  turn.  ss to ch 2 sp of last Shell made in previous row.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

R4-R6:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

Repeat R1-R6  in the 2nd Armhole.   

Finish off & weave in ends

5X Large

Chain 216 turn

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern

Bottom of Sweater

R1:  [dc in 4th ch from hook, 2 dc, ch 2, dc all in the same st as 1st dc (Beg Shell made)] [skip 3 st, 3dc, ch 2, dc (Shell made)] *skip 3 st, Shell* repeat  from * to * across (1 Beg Shell, 53 Shells)

R2-R45:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * across. (1 Beg Shell, 53 Shells)

First Armhole

R46-R62: turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row, *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.* Repeat from * to * 6  times. Leave the remaining stitches unworked. (1 Beg Shell, 8 Shells)

R63:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (54 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten off.

Back Section

R1:  Skip 6 Shells from 1st Armhole, ss in the ch 2 of the 7th Shell, Beg Shell  *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 20 times. Leave remaining stitches unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 23 Shell)

R2-R17:  Turn. Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * 20 times. Leave remaining stitches unworked.  (1 Beg Shell, 23 Shell)

R18:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (144 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Fasten Off.

Second Armhole

R1: Skip 6 Shells from Back Section, ss in the ch 2 of the 7th Shell, Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * across.  

R2-R17:  Turn.  Beg Shell *skip 4 st, Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row. * Repeat from * to * across.  

R18:  turn. Ch 3, dc in each st across to end.  (54 dc) Note: There are a total of 6 stitches in each Shell.

Edging

Tulip Sweater Vest Free Crochet Pattern
Jo’s Crafty Hook Designs

First Shoulder

Fold in the front panels from the Arm Hole.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Second Shoulder

Fold in the second front panel from the Armhole to the Front.  Line them up to the back. Whip Stitch together the front and back panels from the arm holes to chest.  Fasten off.

Use Tapestry Needle and weave in any loose ends.

Sleeves

I left my Sleeves undone.  I LOVE the look of them with the Tulip Stitches leaving little Scallops.  IF you would like to add Sleeves, follow these instructions.

Join with sl st to bottom of arm hole in ch 2 space of Shell.

R1: ch 1, sc in same st, sc evenly around.  Join in 1st sc.

R2:  Beg Shell in 1st sc of previous row. *Skip 2 st, Shell in next st.*  Repeat from * to * around. Join in ch 3 of Beg Shell.

R3:  turn.  ss to ch 2 sp of last Shell made in previous row.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

R4-R6:  turn.  Beg Shell in ch 2 sp, *Shell in ch 2 sp of Shell in previous row.*  Repeat from * to * around.

Repeat R1-R6  in the 2nd Armhole.   

Finish off & weave in ends

JOANN Stores

This pattern has been tested by experienced crocheters.  I thank each one of them for their time and devotion to testing my Tulip Sweater Vest crochet pattern!  Thank you Kelly Vicchione, Nichole Tanner, Tambra Nalley, Amanda Corniello, and Cassandra Hillary!

From the Designer:

  • Thank you for trying the Tulip Sweater Vest Pattern!  Check out my other GREAT patterns at my Etsy Shop  OR at the Ravelry Store under Jo’s Crafty Hook OR at my website joscraftyhook.com!  While you are at my website be sure to add your email address for my Mailing List and Newsletter. This way you will be notified when I release another pattern or blog post!  If you have any questions or concerns about any pattern find me at Jo’s Crafty Hook Designs on Facebook!
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  • Every purchase of my patterns helps!  It allows me to buy more yarn so I can create and design more Handmade Crocheted Creations for you to enjoy.  
  • I would LOVE to see your version of my Tulip Sweater Vest!  You can “Hook It” to my Ravelry Store Jo’s Crafty Hook Designs OR add a pic on my Facebook Page Jo’s Crafty Hook Designs OR at anyone of the places below that allows you to connect with me!  Pictures, Comments, Feedback, etc. are ALWAYS welcome at my website www.joscraftyhook.com!

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Author: Jo Baird

I LOVE to Crochet! I have been Crocheting for over 20 years and this year I decided to turn the love into a business. I still Crochet gifts to show my love, now I sell what I make to spread the LOVE!

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