Hairpin Lace Vest Crochet Pattern

We’ve combined two shades of soft, shiny Shimmer for this easy-to-wear vest. Pattern is written for a wide range of sizes using the hairpin lace technique. See our video to learn how, or as a refresher.
LW3311
Tammy Hildebrand
  • Intermediate
  • Crochet
  • Apparel

RED HEART® Shimmer®: 2 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4) balls 1929 1503 Turquoise A, 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4) balls 1945 Peacock B

Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 5.5 mm [US I-9]

Susan Bates® Adjustable Hairpin Lace Loom set to 4” (10 cm)

Sewing needle and matching thread, one 11⁄8” (28 mm) shank button, yarn needle


Directions are written for size Small with changes for sizes Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large, and XXX-Large in parentheses.

Finished Measurements Bust: 36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56)” (91.5 (101.5, 112, 122, 132, 142) cm)
Length: 23” (58.5 cm)


GAUGE: One strip with edging (before assembly) measures 5½ (5½, 5½, 5½, 6, 6)” (14 (14, 14, 14, 15, 15) cm) wide; 16 rows = 4” (10 cm) in single crochet; 12 sts = 4” in double crochet. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.

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