The Gathering Vest Knitting Pattern (PDF)



A beautiful + helpful garment for keeping warm while you do all the things ……. gather firewood, groceries, eggs from the coop, foraging, gathering yarn for your next knitting project………

Sometimes when you meet the perfect, rustic wool you just know it needs to become a vest! Knit from the bottom up in the round with a 3-button closure in the back.



Kraemer Yarns - Mauch Chunky (3.5oz / 100g; 120yds; 100% wool) in colorway, Spice, bulky #5 or you can use

415, (460, 510, 560)[615, 675, 745, 820] yds of ANY #5/bulky wt yarn (or 2 strands of any worsted weight yarn held double). *I used 4.25 skeins of Mauch Chunky for size medium.



US 9/5.5 mm + 11/8.00 mm, 24-32” length circular needles



8 st markers (7 for body of vest and 1 in a different color to mark BOR)

3 (1”) buttons



11 sts and 16.5 rows = 4” in stockinette st (blocked).


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The Gathering Vest Knitting Pattern

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