VanessaKnits Knitting PATTERN - Tweedy Slipover / Lion Brand / Cropped Vest / Layering Piece / Level: Easy+


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Pattern Type: Knitting

Level: EASY+

Skills needed:
Knitting basics (casting on, knit & purl, tubular cast on and bind off, three needle bind off). Video tutorial links are included in the pattern.

If you want a quick knitting project but don’t want to knit an accessory — knit a slipover! Layer it over a button down shirt (or even a fitted tee shirt!) to instantly elevate your look. This versatile garment is speedy to knit, extremely wearable and easy to care for in Lion Brand Basic Stitch Anti-Pilling yarn.

Full knit kits are available for purchase from Lion Brand Yarn:


Size 6 (4 mm) 16” circular knitting needles
Size 8 (5 mm) 16” - 32” circular knitting needles (length most comfortable to knit bust size)
Extra US 8 (5 mm) needle (straight or circular) for 3 needle bind off

Stitch marker, stitch holders (or scrap yarn), darning needle, scissors

2 (3, 3, 3, 4) (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins Lion Brand Basic Stitch Anti-Pilling - (4) Worsted Weight (159 yds / 3.5 oz; 145 m / 100 g). Sample shown in Almond Tweed 202-500X. Yarn available here:

I would love to see your in-progress and finished Tweedy Slipover sweater on Instagram. Tag @vanessaknits #vanessaknits and #tweedyslipover so I can see your unique work — I may even feature your photos! If you have any questions, please feel free to email me at vanessaknits [!at] Happy knitting and THANK YOU so much for your support! xo, Vanessa


This pattern features standard knitting terms, pattern notes and written instructions to help you along the way. It is intended for those familiar with the basics of knitting and thus, not meant to be a tutorial.

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Due to their digital nature, all patterns are final sale and cannot be returned or refunded. If you have any questions along the way, please contact me. I'm happy to help! Patterns are written in English.

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