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Minimalist Crochet Vests Free Patterns

A crochet vest is a really special piece of clothing if you think about it. Mostly for its versatility, because you can throw it on top of a bikini, a dress, or a simple jeans and t-shirt outfit.

A crochet vest works for every season, depending on what you wear it with and, what’s even more important, it can turn a basic set of clothes into a real fashion statement. The crochet vests we’ve prepared for you today are going to be a treat for all the minimalism-loving girls out there, so if you are one, be sure to try these projects. Get to work on the exciting projects under the links below and don’t forget to follow us on our Facebook Page and Pinterest to discover more creative ideas!

Crochet Vests – Free Patterns

Agnes Sweater Vest

  • DESIGNED by Bethany Lynne

Look what a lovely crochet vest you can make of granny squares! Furthermore, use scrap yarn for this project and free some space for new ideas. You’ll find the free pattern with detailed photos of the process and a few look concepts on the author’s website. Enjoy!

free crochet vest pattern

PHOTOS by Bethany Lynne /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Fall Vest

  • DESIGNED by Carrie M Chambers

Here is a fun and easy project of a modern crochet vest for your casual outfits. Simple design makes it stylish and wearable at all times. Make it with a free pattern while watching your fav TV show. It consists of 5 separate parts, so that it will be a relaxing craft.

free crochet vest pattern

PHOTOS by Carrie M Chambers /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Tulip Square Spencer

  • DESIGNED by Wilma Westenberg

Crochet granny squares are the perfect basis for various projects, including woman’s clothing. For example, this tulip square became a beautiful part of the crochet vest. The free crochet spencer pattern is available in sizes up to 5XL. And you’ll also find a video tutorial that will make your path even more straightforward. Enjoy!

free crochet spencer pattern

PHOTOS by Wilma Westenberg /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Long Shell Vest

  • DESIGNED by Nicole Riley

This stunning and very unique crochet vest in the pictures below was made by Nicole Riley and it’s absolutely idea, for summer time! What’s more, you can easily adjust it to any size you want, from S to 5XL. It’s great to learn new techniques and relax!

Long Shell Vest

PHOTOS by Nicki’s Homemade Crafts /

Find original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Long Summer Crochet Duster

  • DESIGNED by Briana K Designs

This delicate crochet vest in the pictures below gives me boho vibes! It’s great for chilly summer evenings and trips to the beach! It’s just perfect for the season. Briana K Designs worked it in one, very long piece and then seamed together on the sides. With the two-row repeat, it’s a relaxing project.

Long Summer Crochet Duster

PHOTOS by Briana K Designs /

Find original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

The Key West Cardi

  • DESIGNED by mommylovesyarn

Crochet vests can be super colorful to keep up with the summer vibe! Take a look at the pictures below, isn’t this project by mommylovesyarn just incredible? It will go so well with your favorite jeans, shorts or a dress. The Key West Cardi is constructed from 3 simple rectangles and you will have lots of fun making it!

The Key West Cardi

PHOTOS by mommylovesyarn /

Find original free pattern on, the top photo is here and the bottom photo is here.

The Zahora Cardigan

  • DESIGNED by Eandpcrochet

This gorgeous cardigan in the pictures below is super light and breathable, so it’s going to be absolutely fantastic for every warmer summer day! These open lace stitches will be a fantastic addition to your favorite tee and a pair of shorts. If you have a bit more time, you can go for a longer version as well!

The Zahora Cardigan 

PHOTOS by Eandpcrochet  /

Find original free pattern on

Freesia Swing Vest

  • DESIGNED by Mary Beth Temple

Crochet vests are usually really simple to make and they’re great for beginners, because the patterns are very forgiving and easy to follow. This stunning, white vest is crocheted from the bottom up and it’s totally seamless, can you believe it? You can customize it even further with some cute appliques and maybe some fringes?

Freesia Swing Vest

PHOTOS by Mary Beth Temple /

Find original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Maria Vest

  • DESIGNED by April Gopwani

This colorful crochet vest in the pictures below really looks like it was taken out straight of a fashion show, don’t you think? It really reminds me of these incredible spider – like sweaters by Rodarte. It’s such a gorgeous vest with many details, that will be your staple piece this summer!

Maria Vest

PHOTOS by April Gopwani /

Find original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Daydreamer Crochet Vest

Level: beginner Author: Megmade With Love

Hello to all our lovely daydreamers! We are sure that this crochet vest will be a dream come true for you, because it’s super lightweight and breathable and it has so much of this youthful, boho-inspired charm! 

Daydreamer Crochet Vest Free Crochet Pattern

photos by Megan Shaimes /

You will find written free pattern here on Meg’s blog.

Get Spooky with it Vest

Level: upper beginner Author: Samantha Casale

Here’s something to wear on colder days and evenings, especially those around Halloween, so don’t hesitate to try this design. This design is perfect for everyday outfit, but it can also be part of your scary costume. Will the little ghosts on your vest be good or mean?

Get Spooky with it Vest Free Crochet Pattern

photos by Samantha Casale /

You will find instructions for this free pattern here on, or read more about it here on Ravelry.

Hooded Granny Square Vest

Level: upper beginner Author: Jessica Reeves Potasz

We like this project for the cool big hood and this charming, but still minimalist floral motif. This vest is super feminine and stylish while still remaining practical and warm, so what more can you possibly dream of?

granny square hooded outfit

photos by Jessica Reeves Potasz /

You will find this free pattern here on Jessica’s blog, or learn more about it here on Ravelry.

Town & Country Tunic Vest

Level: beginner Author: Simple Things Crochet

If you are looking for something really warm, this is certainly the best option for you, because it’s nice and comfy. If you choose the right kind of yarn, Town & Country Vest will keep you from the cold in style at the first days of winter or chilly evenings.

comfy grey vest

photos by Tia Edwards /

You will find this free pattern here on Tia’s website, or purchase ad-free PDF here on Ravelry.

Premium Crochet Vest Patterns

Willow Lace Vest – Paid Pattern

Level: upper beginner Author: Alexandra Tavel /

Let’s go back to warm days, shall we? This pretty piece will be perfect for spring and summer, thrown on top of a swimming suit or a crop top. In other words, we are madly in love with this unique mustard shade, and the lacy texture stole our hearts as well!

net lace boho outfit

photos by Alexandra Tavel /

Purchase this pattern and see more photos here on Alexandra’s website, or read more here on Ravelry.

Ripple Vest

  • DESIGNED by Christina Landrum

This super cute vest in the pictures below is such a fun piece to take your spring outfit to the next level! And vest are so on trend right now! So work this simple pattern to create your own, unique vest, in any color you like! It’s such a fun layering piece to wear in spring and fall.

Ripple Vest

PHOTOS by Christina Landrum /

Find original free pattern on or read more about it on Ravelry.

Wet Sand Cardigan

  • DESIGNED by CrochetDreamz

This fun and elegant looking vest will look amazing on you! If you want light layering piece for warmer weather, this cardigan is going to be just the perfect piece for you. It’s made by CrochetDreamz and you can make it in sizes from S to 3XL,

Wet Sand Cardigan

PHOTOS by CrochetDreamz /

Find original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Harper Vest

  • DESIGNED by Divine Debris

This fantastic vest in the pictures below is fun and surprisingly easy to crochet. It’s made for layering over simple tank tops, dresses, or T-shirts, to add a little bit of personality and uniqueness to a casual look. What’s more you can make it in 9 sizes and it’s great for warmer spring days!

PHOTOS by Divine Debris /

Find original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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