13 Easy 70s Style Granny Square Vest Free Crochet Patterns

Crochet clothes make the cutest clothing! Once popular in the 70s, the style has become popular again and seen in many retailers around the place. I would hate to think the unethical means these pieces are being produced though, So I encourage you all to crochet your own clothes as much as you can!

Here I have compiled an assortment of stunning granny square vests! Granny squares are incredibly versatile- the panels might consist of one big granny square or various mini ones. The ribbing and edging of the vests also act to create completely new designs. I hope you crocheting your vary own granny square vest and styling it however you like!

1. Agnes Sweater Vest

Free Pattern by Bethany Lynne Makes

First up with have this beautiful crochet vest consisting of neutral colors. The pattern is easy to follow, with plenty of diagrams, images and instructions to help you along.

The ribbing might be slightly complicated as it involves knitting, although the pattern includes a video and written tutorial for this part if you are up for the challenge.

2. Easy 70’s Crochet Granny Square Vest

Free Pattern by Hayhay Crochet

Next we have another stunning pattern by Hayhay Crochet, this time of a crochet granny square vest! The pattern is perfectly suitable for beginners and may work up fairly quickly in just about 4-5 hours.

A youtube tutorial is also included, and you might like to check out another pattern by the designer that is a valentine’s themed granny square vest!

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3. Retro Granny Motif Vest

Free Pattern by Yarnspirations

Yarnspirations is always supplying the goods, this time with an interesting granny square pattern. You may like to make yours multicolored as above or all one color so it is easier to style with anything.

The border texture creates an interesting touch. You may download the pattern straight from the Yarnspirations site and you might also like to purchase your supplies there at the same time!

4. Granny Square Vest

Free Pattern by Salena Baca

This pattern is perfect for beginners has you have the opportunity to learn how to crochet granny squares from a video tutorial and learn new techniques like the JAYGO method!

The design is also size inclusive by providing round counts for the different sizes all the way through, and may be further customised from there.

5. Hooded Granny Square Vest

Free Pattern by Mama In A Stitch

This vest would be nice and cosy to layer with in the winter time with it’s hood and pockets! The designer notes you might like to use this project as a stash buster for all your leftover yarn, this would leave you with a super fun and colorful vest!

6. Patchwork Granny Square Vest

Free Pattern by Beautiful Crochet Stuff

Next we have this patchwork granny square vest, that is a little more of a t-shirt design! The designer provides the number of squares you might need for different styles.

Written instructions are also given for the two crochet granny square designs, and I love the contrast they have against each other!

7. Tulip Square Spencer

Free Pattern by Wilmade

This lovely vest is part of the designer’s Tulip Square Collection, where you might like to check out patterns for various other garments and accessories!

You might like to go for a minimalistic style by crocheting your vest in one color, or go for a rainbow of colors if that suits your vibe more.

8. Summer Patchwork

Free Pattern by DROPS Design

Here we have more of a crochet sweater, but incorporates granny squares and a 70s style just the same! The sweater incorporates lots of color changes and seaming squares together, so the pattern may be more suitable for advanced beginners and intermediate crocheters in that aspect.

9. Single Square Granny Vest

Free Pattern by Yarnspirations

This granny square vest is super simple and you might like to layer it with your favourite long/short sleeved shirts or dresses! Crochet yours in your favourite colors and you will finish with a truly lovely piece.

10. Granny Square Vest

Free Pattern by Turquoise with Vanilla

I love the textures of the granny squares in this vest! It works up quickly and only involves simple stitches such as single, double and half double crochets.

The pattern includes written instructions for the squares and then a diagram for how you are to sew the pieces together.

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11. Granny Square Vest

Free Pattern by Premier Yarns

This granny square is adorable, especially with all the little squares crocheted in colors that compliment each other! For this pattern you will need to crochet flat for the squares and in the round so make sure you are familiar with these.

12. Summer’s End Waistcoat

Free Pattern by Crystals and Crochet

I love the waistcoat style of this granny square garment! The designs involves a lot of squares so make sure you are prepared with the yarn and time for this project. It is sure to be worth it though, have fun crocheting your new favorite piece of clothing!

13. Hippy Granny Square Vest

Free Pattern by Craft-Her

Finally, we have this stunning crochet vest with tassels for edging as a feature piece! The panels are crocheted separately and then sewn together. You will also find a video tutorial for adding the fringes at the end of the pattern if you choose to do so.