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Crochet tension: 20 tr x 11 rows on crochet hook size 3 mm = 10 x 10 cm. Remember crochet hook sizes are guidelines only!
Decreasing: At beginning of each row: Crochet sl st over the sts to be dec. At end of row: Do not crochet the number of sts to be dec.
Increasing: At beginning of row: Crochet 2 tr in first sts. At end of row: Crochet 2 tr in last sts.
Back piece: Crochet 97 - 105 - 115 ch with crochet hook size 3 mm with off white mix. Turn by crocheting 1 tr in 4th ch st seen from crochet hook. Crochet 1 tr in each ch st = 94 - 102 - 112 tr (incl 2 tr to sew in). Turn - turn each row by crocheting 3 ch (= 1st tr on each row). Crochet tr back and forth. Remember crochet tension. When piece measures 24 – 25.5 – 25.5 cm dec 1 tr each side 8 - 10 - 13 times on Size S: Alternating every 2nd and 3rd row, Size M: Every other row and Size L: Alternating every other row = 78 - 82 - 86 tr. When piece measures 44 - 47 - 50 cm inc 1 tr on each side on every other row 4 - 4 - 4 times = 86 - 90 - 94 tr. When piece measures 56 - 59 - 62 cm dec on each side for armhole on each row: 4 tr 1 times, 2 tr 2 times = 70 - 74 - 78. Continue to crochet. When piece measures 74 - 78 - 82 cm split piece for neck. Do not crochet middle 30 - 30 - 30 tr. Crochet each part separately and dec on each side to shape neckline on each row: 2 tr 2 times, 1 tr 2 times. When piece measures 76 - 80 - 84 cm crochet only 7 - 8 - 9 tr closest to the neck = shoulder.
Front piece: Crochet like back until piece measures 66 - 70 - 74 cm. Split for neck. Do not crochet middle 30 - 30 - 30 tr. Crochet each side separately. Dec for neckline on each row: 1 tr 3 times and then every other row: 1 tr 3 times. When piece measures 76 - 80 - 84 cm only crochet 7 - 8 - 9 tr closest to neck = shoulder.
Assembly: Sew shoulder and side seams. Crochet a row of dc around neckline and around armhole.
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