Bear Brand

Fitted Striped Vest Knitting Pattern


Roman Westkit: This pattern contains directions to knit, crochet detail, the vest pictured. This fitted design, vintage 1954, was 'at that time' referred to as a Westkit. This particular pattern is worked in four colors in vertical stripes and features a front button closure and shaped hemline. It is semi-fitted, making it quite form flattering. The design is sized for misses Small (10 - 12), Medium (14 - 16) and Large (18 - 20).


  • Bear Brand or Fleisher's Petite Knitting Worsted (2-oz. skein) : 4 (4, 5) sks. of Black (A) ; 1 sk. each of Purple (B), Cherry (C) and Green (D).
  • No. 1 and No. 3 knitting needles.
  • No. 4 steel crochet hook.
  • 6 small buttons.

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