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COLORS ON SQUARES:
Last round (= color 4) on all squares is off white.
SQUARE A: Color 1 = lime, color 2 = orange, color 3 = light blue.
SQUARE B: Color 1 = goldenrod, color 2 = light pink, color 3 = dark pink.
SQUARE C: Color 1 = light blue, color 2 = lime, color 3 = orange.
SQUARE D: Color 1 = dark pink, color 2 = light pink, color 3 = lime.
SQUARE E: Color 1 = light pink, color 2 = pink, color 3 = goldenrod.
SQUARE F: Color 1 = pink, color 2 = gray purple, color 3 = light blue.
SQUARE G: Color 1 = gray purple, color 2 = light blue, color 3 = light pink.
SQUARE H: Color 1 = pink, color 2 = gray purple, color 3 = lime.
SQUARE I: Color 1 = orange, color 2 = goldenrod, color 3 = dark pink.
SQUARE J: Color 1 = light blue, color 2 = lime, color 3 = pink.
Ch 6 on hook size 3 mm / C with color 1 and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1 (color 1):
ch3 , 2 dc in ch-ring, * ch 3, 3 dc in ch-ring *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 3 ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 2 (color 2):
ch3 , 2 dc in first ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, * ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times and finish with 1 ch and 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 3 (color 3):
ch3 , 2 dc in first ch-space, ch 1, * 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, 1 ch and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Turn piece.
ROUND 4 (color 4):
ch3 , 2 dc in first ch-space, ch 1, * 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, 1 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 3 times, 3 dc in next ch-space, ch 3, 3 dc in same ch-space, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-space, 1 ch and finish with 1 sl st in 3rd ch from beg of round. Cut the yarn.
1 square measures approx. 6.5 x 6.5 cm / 2½" x 2½".
Work 12-14-15-20-21 squares of every color combination, work in addition 0-2-2-8-8 extra squares (choose your own color combination on these squares) = 120-142-152-208-218 squares in total.
Work a piece with dc shaped as a gusset to be sewn under sleeve so it is wider at the top than the at bottom. Replace first dc on every row with 3 ch.
Work 7-8-8-8-8 ch on hook size 3 mm / C with off white. Turn and work 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, then work 1 dc in the remaining 3-4-4-4-4 ch = 5-6-6-6-6 dc.
Continue back and forth with 1 dc in every dc until piece measures 10 cm / 4''.
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE FINISHING!
On next row inc 1 dc in each side by working 2 dc in next to last dc in each side. Repeat inc every 3-2-2-2-2 rows a total of 9-12-12-12-12 times.
NOTE: In size XS/S continue with 1 dc in every dc until piece measures 33 cm / 13''.
In sizes M and XXL divide the piece in the middle when it measures 30 cm / 11 3/4'', then work each side separately with 1 dc in every dc until piece measures 33 cm / 13''.
In sizes L/XL and XXXL divide the piece in the middle when it measures 26 cm / 10 1/4'', then work each side separately, when inc is done, with 1 dc in every dc until piece measures 33 cm / 13''.
The piece is divided in the 4 largest sizes because of dec for armholes. This is not done in the smallest size.
Work another sleeve gusset.
Place the squares tog for back and front piece as shown on diagram – you can choose in which order you want to put the squares.
Distribute the remaining 40-40-40-60-60 squares for 2 sleeves, with 20-20-20-30-30 squares on each sleeve.
In the 3 smallest sizes there should be 4 x 5 squares and in the 2 largest sizes there should be 6 x 5 squares - there are 5 squares vertically in all sizes.
Sew the squares tog edge to edge with off white.
Sew sleeve gusset to each side of squares on sleeves and sew sleeves in body – with the widest part of gusset in the bottom of armhole.
Then sew the side seams and shoulder seams the same way – NOTE: In sizes M and XXL there is 1 row with squares in the middle of each side under armhole, in sizes L/XL and XXXL there are 2 rows with squares in each side under armhole.
Work around the entire jacket with off white as follows (beg mid back of neck): 1 sc in 1 ch at the edge of 1 square, ch 3 and 2 dc in same ch, * ch 1, 3 dc in next ch *, repeat from *-*.
NOTE: In the corners faced inwards work as follows: 1 dc in last ch before corner, 1 dc in the corner and 1 dc in first ch after corner. In the corners faced outwards work as follows: 3 dc in ch-space in the corner on square, 3 ch and 3 more dc in the same ch-space.
In every corner at the top by neck also work a tie as follows: 3 dc in ch-space in the corner on square, then work loose ch for approx. 28 cm / 11'', turn and work 1 sc in every ch on the way back, then 3 dc in the same ch-space in the corner.
Work the same way at bottom around the sleeves – over the section between the squares work as follows: * 1 dc in each of the first 3 dc, ch 1, skip 1 dc *, repeat from *-*.
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