Glenda Vest

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This is a free crochet pattern for Glenda Vest, a crochet vest for kids with photo tutorial in each step.

In line with Glenda series pattern, Glenda Scarf and Glenda Wrap, here is a new Glenda pattern - Glenda Vest for kids.


Laying flat - finished Glenda Vest measurements:  11.5”  x   14”.

The sizing is based on my daughter's body size.  She is petite and comparing sizing chart I have seen online, this size is for 4T.

You may customize the size according to your own by repeating row 17 - row 20.


For assembly of this kid's vest, you may go to Glenda Vest page 2.

 

Material Needed

Hook: US-F  5/3.75MM

Yarn Used: Red Heart Baby Sheen, White, 180g (553 yards) 

Tapestry Needed: For weaving ends

Stitch Marker


Stitch Guide

Picot:  Ch3, sl st in top of dc. (Picot photo tutorial)

Bpdc: Yarn over, insert hook from back to front to back around post of specified st and draw up a lp, yarn over and draw through 2 lps on hook, yarn over and draw through remaining 2 lps on hook. (Bpdc photo tutorial)


Terms Used

Ch: Chain  ;  Sl St: Slip Stitch  ;  Dc: Double Crochet  ;  

Bpdc: Back Post Double Crochet  ;  Sk: Skip  ;  Sp: Space


Gauge

4”  -  17 sts  x  8 rows dc


Glenda Vest Instructions

Make 2 pieces of this instruction, for front and back panel of the vest.

Ch5,  sl st in 1stst to form a ring.

Row 1: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), 2dc-ch2-3dc in the ring.


Row 2: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, dc-ch4-dc in 2ch sp, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 3: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1,sk next 2dc, dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 4: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1,sk next 2dc, (dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 5: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch2, sk next 2dc,bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times, ch2, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 6: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 7: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc,ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 8: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, (dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc,sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, (dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 9: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch2, sk next 2dc, *bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times, ch2, rep * once more, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 10: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, *sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, rep* once more, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 11: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, *sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, rep* once more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 12: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, (dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc,*sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, (dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, rep* once more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 13: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch2, sk next 2dc, *bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times, ch2, rep* 2 times more, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 14: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, *sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, dc-ch4-dct in next 2ch sp, rep* 2 times more, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 15: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, *sc in next 3ch sp,     (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, rep* 2 times more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 16: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, (dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc,*sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, (dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, rep* 2 times more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 17: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch2, sk next 2dc, *bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times, ch2, rep* 3 times more, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 18: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, *sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, rep* 3 times more, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 19: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, *sc in next 3ch sp,     (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, rep* 3 times more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 20: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, (dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, *sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, (dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, rep* 3 times more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 21: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch2, sk next 2dc, *bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times, ch2, rep* 4 times more, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 22: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, *sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, rep* 4 times more, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 23: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, *sc in next 3ch sp,     (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, rep* 4 times more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 24: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, (dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, *sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, (dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, rep* 4 times more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 25: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, *ch2, sk next 2dc, bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times*, rep* 5 times more, ch1,  sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


1st Corner Shaping - put marker in corner for edging purposes

Row 26: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc and bpdc, *sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, rep * 5 times more, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 27: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1,sk next 2dc, *dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, rep * 5 times more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 28: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, *sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, (dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, rep* 5 times more,  ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


2nd Corner Shaping - put marker in corner for edging purposes

Row 29: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, sk next 2dc, ch1, bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times, *ch2, bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times,  rep* 4 times more, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 30: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc and bpdc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, *dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, rep * 4 times more, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 31: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, *dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, rep* 4 times more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 32: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, *(dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, rep* 4 times more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 33: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, sk next 2dc, ch1, bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times, *ch2, bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times,  rep* 3 times more, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 34: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc and bpdc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, *dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, rep * 3 times more, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 35: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, *dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, rep* 3 times more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 36: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, *(dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, rep* 3 times more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 37: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, sk next 2dc, ch1, bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times, *ch2, bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times,  rep* 2 times more, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 38: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc and bpdc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, *dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, rep * 2 times more, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 39: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, *dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, rep* 2 times more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 40: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, *(dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, rep* 2 times more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 41: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, sk next 2dc, ch1, bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times, *ch2, bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times,  rep* once more, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 42: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc and bpdc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, *dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, rep * once more, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 43: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, *dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, rep* once more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 44: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, *(dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, rep* once more, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.


Row 45: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, sk next 2dc, ch1, bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times, ch2, bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times,  ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 46: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc and bpdc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, dc-ch4-dc in next 2ch sp, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 47: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, dc in next dc, 7dc in next 4ch sp, dc in next dc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 48: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, (dc in next dc, picot) 8 times, dc in next dc, sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.



Row 49: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, sk next 2dc, ch1, bpdc in next dc, (ch3, sk next dc, bpdc in next dc) 4 times, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 50: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc and bpdc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) 3 times, ch1, sk 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 51: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, sc in next 3ch sp, (ch3, sc in next 3ch sp) twice, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 52: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, sc in next 3ch sp, ch3, sc in next 3ch sp, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc.

Row 53: Ch3 (consider as 1st dc), turn, 2dc in the same st, ch1, sk next 2dc, sc in next 3ch sp, ch1, sk next 2dc, 3dc in last dc, turn, end w/ sl st in 1st dc to join. Fasten off.


For second panel, repeat row 1- row 53 instructions.



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