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'What a Frill' Adults Vest - Knitting Pattern


A lovely project for intermediate knitters – this gorgeous vest is knit in the round with optional frill edging.

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Our joyous frilled vest is a lovely layer whatever the season.

Fitting true to size in a slim fit style with (optional) frilled edging around the armholes, you can dress this vest up or down depending on your style. Why not download the bebe version too, so you can do the cutest twinning…

Knit in the round, this frill vest is a perfect project for intermediate knitters. Choose from our gorgeous range of 10 Big Little Yarn shades to make it in, meaning it is fully washable on a gentle cycle.

Also available in a pattern bundle for both Adult & Child.


Small (UK8-10) 47cm

Medium (UK12-14) 47cm

Large (UK16-18) 54cm

XL (UK20-22) 61cm

2XL (UK24-26) 68cm

3XL (UK28-30) 75cm


Chloe wears Oat Big Little Yarn

Lauren wears Pacific Big Little Yarn

Knitting Help

For knitting tips, how to’s and tutorials, please visit my Knitting Knowledge page.

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Make Time

Needle Size

8mm Circular


2XL, 3XL, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large

Skill Level


Increase (Kfb), K2Tog, SKPO


To complete this pattern you will need the following;

  • 400g (S/M), 500g (L/XL) or 600g (2XL/3XL) Big Little Yarn in the colour of your choice by Lauren Aston Designs
  • 8mm circular knitting needles
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors

Patterns arrive as PDF downloads via email and also saved to customer accounts. By downloading patterns within 2 weeks of purchase, customers consent to waive their right to the 14-day cooling off period and therefore will not be entitled to a refund.

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