Openwork Triangles Model Vest with Two Needles
If you are looking for an elegant and lightweight vest to add to your wardrobe, the openwork triangles model vest is perfect for you. This vest is easy to knit with two needles and is ideal for intermediate knitters who want to try something new. In this blog post, we will guide you step-by-step on how to make this beautiful vest.
Materials you will need
- 4 skeins of lightweight yarn (sport or DK weight)
- 4.5mm (US 7) knitting needles
- Tapestry needle
Follow these instructions to knit the openwork triangles model vest:
Step 1: Cast on stitches
Cast on 72 stitches. Then, knit two rows of ribbing in a k1, p1 pattern.
Step 2: Begin the triangles pattern
Now, start the triangles pattern by knitting the first two stitches together (k2tog), then yarn over, and knit one. Repeat this sequence until you reach the end of the row.On the next row, purl all stitches.
Step 3: Continue the pattern
Repeat the pattern of knitting two stitches together, yarn over, and knit one on the right side, and purl all stitches on the wrong side until the piece measures approximately 14 inches from the cast-on edge.
Step 4: Shape the armholes
Bind off 8 stitches at the beginning of the next two rows, then decrease one stitch at each armhole edge on the following two rows.
Step 5: Shape the neckline
When the piece measures approximately 22 inches from the cast-on edge, bind off the center 14 stitches and then decrease one stitch at each neckline edge on the following two rows.
Step 6: Finish the vest
Bind off all stitches when the piece measures approximately 26 inches from the cast-on edge.
Join the side seams, leaving a gap for the armhole. Weave in any loose ends with a tapestry needle.The openwork triangles model vest is a stunning and simple project to knit with two needles. The finished product is perfect for layering over a blouse or dress, and it will add a touch of elegance to any outfit. Follow these instructions to make your own beautiful vest and enjoy your new favorite accessory!