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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in inches. For conversion from inches to cm - click here.
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Ch-loops: 6 ch-loops x 5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Treble crochet (tc): 12 tc x 4.5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Crochet tips (armhole and neck):
Bind off as follows:
At beginning of row: replace 1 tc with 1 sl st, for the number of tc you want to bind off.
At the end of the row: turn piece when the number of tc remains that you want to bind off, and crochet back.
Crochet info (for yoke):
Replace the first tc of every row with ch 4 and end every row with 1 tc in the ch 4 from previous row.
Front: Ch 65-74-80-89-98. Crochet the first row as follows: 1 tc in 8th ch from hook, * ch 1, skip over 2 ch, 1 tc in the next ch *, repeat from * - * = 20-23-25-28-31 ch-loops, turn the work.
Then crochet as follows: ch 5, 1 tc in ch-loop, * ch 1, 1 tc in the next ch-loop *, repeat from * - *. Repeat this row until the piece measures 12 cm, then inc 1 bow at each side by crocheting 1 extra ch-loop in the next to outermost loop at each side. Repeat inc when the piece measures 22 cm = 24-27-29-32-35 ch-loops.
Read the rest of Front section before crocheting:
Yoke: When the piece measures 23 cm crochet the next row as follows: ch 4, * 1 tc in ch-loop, 1 tc in ch *, repeat from * - * and finish with 1 tc in last ch-loop = 48-54-58-64-70 tc. Continue with 1 tc in each tc from previous row – crochet in each tc, not between tcs. Place a marker at center front.
Armhole: When the piece measures 31-32-33-34-35 cm bind off for armhole at each side every row – see crochet tips: 3-5-7-8-10 tc 1 time, then bind off 2 tc 1 time and 1 tc 1-1-1-2-2 times.
Neckband: When the piece measures 37-39-41-41-43 cm bind off for the neck as follows: Crochet until 9-9-9-10-10 tc remain before the marker, then bind off 1 tc for the neck every row 2 times – see crochet tips.
After all armhole and neck shaping is complete 7-8-8-8-9 tc remain on each strap. Continue until the piece measures 48-50-52-54-56 cm, cut yarn. Repeat on the other side of neck.
Back: Crochet the same as the front. Bind off for armhole as on front = 36-38-38-40-42 tc. When the piece measures 44-46-48-50-52 cm place a marker at center back. Now bind off sts for the neck as follows: Crochet until 10-10-10-11-11 tc remain before the marker, then bind off 1 tc for the neck on the next row – see crochet tips. Crochet 1 more row, the piece measures approx. 48-50-52-54-56 cm, cut yarn. Repeat on the other side of neck..
Assembly: Sew shoulder seams and side seams edge to edge with small sts.
GARTER STITCH HAT:
Sizes: One-size (approx. 23 cm high)
100% cotton, 50 g./75 m./82 yards
50 gr each of the following:
06 stark pink, 45 orange and 46 rust.
DROPS 4 mm [US 6] needles, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
Gauge: 18 sts x 36 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm.
Stripe Pattern: In garter st: * 2 rows stark pink, 2 rows orange, 2 rows rust *, repeat from * - *.
Hat: Cast on 120 sts with orange. K 1 row (wrong side). Continue with garter st and stripe pattern – see instructions above. When the piece measures 5 cm knit the next row as follows (right side row): * K 2, K 2 tog *, repeat from * - * across row = 90 sts. Continue with stripes. When the piece measures 17 cm put 10 markers in work with 9 sts between each – place the 1st marker after 8 sts, there will be 1 st after last marker.
Continue stripes, and dec on right side rows by K 2 tog on the right side of each marker: every 4 rows 4 times and then every other row 4 times = 10 sts remain. Cut yarn and pull through remaining sts.
Sew hat at center back.
100% mercerized Egyptian cotton, 50 g./100 m./109 yards
small amounts of the following colors:
49 dark orange and 39 raspberry.
DROPS 3.5 mm [US D] crochet hook, or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
Accessories: Small safety pin.
Flower: The flower is crocheted in 2 pieces and sewn together afterwards.
Lower piece: Ch 5 with raspberry and join into a ring with a sl st.
Round 1: Ch 3, 2 dc in ring, * ch 2, 3 dc in ring *, repeat from * - * a total of 4 times (= 5 dc-groups), turn the work.
Row 2: Ch 4, 3 dc in ch-loop, ch 5, 3 dc in same ch-loop, * 3 dc in the next ch-loop, ch 4, 3 dc in same ch-loop *, repeat from * - * 1 more time, then 3 dc in the next ch-loop, ch 5 and 3 dc in the same ch-loop. Finish with ch 1 and 1 dc in the ch 3 from previous row, turn the work.
Row 3: Change to dark orange, skip over first dc-group, 12 dc in first ch 5 loop, 1 sc between dc-groups, 10 hdc in the next ch-loop, 1 sc between dc-groups, 10 hdc in the next ch-loop, 1 sc between dc-groups, 12 dc in the next ch-loop, skip over last dc-group and finish with 1 sl st in the ch 3 from previous row, cut yarn.
Upper piece: Ch 10 with dark orange and join into a ring with a sl st.
Row 1: * 1 sc, 1 dc, 1 tc, 1 dc and 1 sc in ring, then 1 hdc, 2 dc, 1 tc, 2 ddc, 2 tc, 2 dc and 1 sc in the ring *, ch 5, 1 sl st in 1st sc on row, turn the piece. Repeat from * - * in the new ch-loop formed by the ch 5, and finish with 1 sl st in 1st sc.
Assembly: Sew the upper piece to the lower piece in the center of the flower. Sew a small safety pin on back.
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