How to Knit Butterfly Model Women's vest with Two Needles
If you're looking for a versatile and stylish garment to add to your wardrobe, a butterfly model
women's vest is a great option. This vest is perfect for layering and can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. Plus, by using two needles instead of a circular needle, this project is accessible to knitters of all skill levels. In this tutorial, we'll go over the steps to knit a butterfly model women's vest
with two needles.
Materials You'll Need
- 5 skeins of worsted weight yarn
- A pair of size 8 knitting needles
- A stitch marker
- A tapestry needle
Step 1: Cast On
Cast on 84 stitches using the long tail cast on method. Place a stitch marker to indicate the beginning of the round and join to work in the round.
Step 2: Work the Ribbing
Work in a K2, P2 ribbing for 1 inch.
Step 3: Work the Body
Switch to stockinette stitch and work until the piece measures 14 inches from the cast on edge.
Step 4: Begin the Butterfly Lace Pattern
Row 1: K2, *yo, k2tog, k2, ssk, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, k2; repeat from * to last 2 stitches, k2. Row 2: Purl all stitches. Repeat rows 1 and 2 until the piece measures 20 inches from the cast on edge.
Step 5: Work the Ribbing Again
Switch back to K2, P2 ribbing and work for 1 inch.
Step 6: Bind Off
Bind off all stitches in pattern. Weave in any loose ends using a tapestry needle.
There you have it! A beautiful butterfly model women's vest that you can wear with pride. This pattern
is easily customizable - you can adjust the length or the number of stitches to fit your body perfectly. Don't be afraid to experiment with different colors or yarn weights to create a unique look.Happy knitting!