Marlene Vest

Issue: Issue 52, 2014

Marlene Vest by Vicki Brown

A 1920s inspired vest, using tapestry crochet colourwork, is perfect worn over shirts with high-waisted trousers.

● Artesano DK Alpaca, 100% alpaca, 50g/100m/109yds
Yarn A: Biscuit SFN21 x 6 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11) balls
Yarn B: Uruguay 3138 x 1 ball
Yarn C: Argentina 1291 x 1 ball
Yarn D: Chile 1532 x 1 ball
● 3.5mm hook
● Yarn needle

You can use any DK weight alpaca yarn to achieve a similar effect.

Work 18dc and 22 rows to measure 10 x 10cm/4 x 4in using 3.5mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.

Vicki is a self employed crafter who has been crocheting for over 10 years. You can read more about her at

This pattern is tagged with:

Age: Adult

Clothing: Vest

Designer: Vicki Brown

Gender: Female

Price: Magazine Only

Enjoyed this? Why not share it?

Leave a comment

Tell us your thoughts below.

Want to leave a comment on this pattern? Please login below, or register.

Login to your account

Sorry, there have been no comments on this pattern yet - why not be the first to leave your opinion?

167 issue

167 issueFresh look: Lighter layers & pretty stitches

Grab our button!
Inside Crochet Magazine

Show your support for Inside Crochet Magazine by adding a button to your website. Simple copy and paste the HTML code below onto your website:

Join our newsletter

Join our newsletter to keep up-to-date with Inside Crochet and receive exclusive content – straight to your inbox!

Join our newsletter →
Get the digital download

Inside Crochet - get the digital downloadRead Inside Crochet magazine on the go anywhere in the world with our digital downloads. Available now for iPhone, iPad, Kindle, Blackberry, Windows 8 & Surface!
Download now →