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Drops crochet waistcoat in DROPS Alpaca and DROPS Vivaldi

Size: S/M - L - XL - XXL

Materials: DROPS Alpaca from Garnstudio
100-150-150-150 g colour no 8105, light grey-blue
and use DROPS Vivaldi from Garnstudio
100 g for all sizes colour no 24, light violet

DROPS crochet hook size 5 mm - or the crochet hook size needed to obtain correct crochet tension.

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pattern type: vests, shape: all in one, belt, top down, v-neck,

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NOTE: This pattern is written in British English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from cm to inches - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in British and American English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in American English, please click here.
Crochet tension; 4 dtr (= 1 dtr –group) + 4 ch must measure 6 cm in width with 1 thread of each yarn quality (= 2 threads)

Increasing tip -1: Inc 1 extra dtr-group, with 4 ch in between one ch loop = 2 dtr-groups with 4 ch in between 1 ch loop.
Increasing tip -2: Inc 2 extra dtr-group with 4 ch in between 1 ch loop = 3 dtr-groups with 4 ch in between 1 ch loop.
Note: Remember there must be 4 ch between each dtr-group.

YOKE
Crochet piece back and forth from mid front from neck down (1st row = RS). Crochet 91-108-126-143 ch on crochet hook size 5 mm with 1 thread of each yarn quality (= 2 threads).
Turn, 1 dc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch * skip 1 ch, 1 dc in next 4 ch * repeat from *-*, for sizes S/M and XL finish with 1 dc in last ch, for sizes L and XXL finish with 1 dc in each of 3 last ch = 73-87-101-115 dc on row.
Crochet 1st row as follows – see diagram 1 too:
4 ch, 1 dtr in each of next 3 dc, * 4 ch, skip 3 dc, 1 dtr in each of next 4 dc *, repeat from *-* to end of row = 11-13-15-17 dtr-group and 10-12-14-16 ch loops. Now crochet as shown in Diagram1 at the same time inc for each size as follows:

Size S/M:
2nd row in dtr-group: Inc 1 dtr-group on each side in 3rd ch loop from mid front – read Increasing tip - 1 = 12 dtr-group and 13 ch loops.
3rd row in dtr-group: Inc 2 dtr-group on each side in 4th ch loop from mid front – read Increasing tip -2 = 17 dtr-group and 16 ch loops.
4th row in dtr-group: Inc 4 dtr-groups. 1 dtr-group on each side in outermost ch loop mid front and 1 dtr-group on each side in 5th ch loop from mid front = 20 dtr-group and 21 ch loops.
5th row in dtr-group: Inc 2 dtr-group on each side in 6th ch loop from mid front = 25 dtr-group and 24 ch loops. Piece measures approx 15 cm. Now crochet as indicated under back and front pieces.
Size L:
2nd row in dtr-group:
Inc 2 dtr-group on each side in 3rd ch loop from mid front – read Increasing tip -2 = 16 dtr- group and 17 ch loops.
3rd row in dtr-group: Inc 1 dtr-group on each side in 4th ch loop from mid front – read Increasing tip - 1 = 19 dtr-group and 18 ch loops.
4th row in dtr-group: Inc 4 dtr-groups. 1 dtr-group on each side in outermost ch loop mid front and 1 dtr-group on each side in 5th ch loop from mid front = 22 dtr-group and 23 ch loops.
5th row in dtr-group: Inc 5 dtr-groups. 2 dtr-group on each side in 6th ch loop and 1 dtr-group mid back = 28 dtr-group and 27 ch loops.
Piece measures approx 15 cm. Now crochet as indicated under back and front pieces.
Size XL:
2nd row in dtr-group: Inc 1 dtr-group on each side in 4th ch loop from mid front – read Increasing tip - 1 = 16 dtr-group and 17 ch loops.
3rd row in dtr-group: Inc 2 dtr-group on each side in 5th ch loop from mid front – read Increasing tip -2 = 21 dtr-group and 20 ch loops.
4th row in dtr-group: Inc 1 dtr-group on each side in 6th ch loop from mid front = 22 dtr- group and 23 ch loops.
5th row in dtr-group: Inc 2 dtr-group on each side in 6th ch loop from mid front = 27 dtr- group and 26 ch loops.
6th row in dtr-group: Inc 2 dtr-group on each side in 7th ch loop from mid front = 30 dtr- group and 31 ch loops.
7th row in dtr-group: Crochet 1 row without inc = 31 dtr-group and 30 ch loops.
Piece measures approx 21 cm. Now crochet as indicated under back and front pieces.
Size XXL:
2nd row in dtr-group: Inc 2 dtr-group on each side in 4th ch loop from mid front – read Increasing tip -2 = 20 dtr-group and 21 ch loops.
3rd row in dtr-group: Inc 1 dtr-group on each side in 5th ch loop from mid front – read Increasing tip - 1 = 23 dtr-group and 22 ch loops.
4th row in dtr-group: Inc 4 dtr-groups. 1 dtr-group on each side in outermost ch loop mid front and 1 dtr-group on each side in 6th ch loop from mid front – read Increasing tip - 1 = 26 dtr-group and 27 ch loops.
5th row in dtr-group: Inc 2 dtr-group on each side in 7th ch loop from mid front = 31 dtr- group and 30 ch loops.
6th row in dtr-group: Take 3 dtr-groups; 1 dtr-group on each side on 7th ch loop from mid front and 1 dtr-grouped mid back = 33 dtr-groups and 34 ch loops.
7th row in dtr-group: Crochet 1 row without inc = 34 dtr-group and 33 ch loops. Piece measures approx 21 cm. Now crochet as indicated under back and front pieces.

Back and front pieces: Crochet like before (without inc) over first 4-5-5-6 dtr-group on row (= right front piece), skip next 5-5-6-6 dtr-groups (= sleeve), crochet like before over next 7-8-9-10 dtr-groups (= back piece ), skip 5-5-6-6 next dtr-groups (= sleeve) and crochet like before over 4-5-5-6 last dtr-groups (= left front piece) = 15-18-19-22 dtr-groups with 4 ch between each. Crochet diagram 1 back and forth like before over 15-18-19-22 dtr-groups until piece measures approx 40-43-46-48 cm (or to desired length). Cut and sew threads.

Edge: Crochet on hook size 5 mm with 1 thread of each yarn quality 1 row of ch loops with edge mid front on each side as follows: 1 dc in first st, * 5 ch, skip approx 2 cm, 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-*.

Crochet string: Crochet ch with 1 thread of each yarn quality (= 2 threads) on crochet hook size 5 mm until string measures approx 130 to 170 cm. Pull it up and down through holes in waist coat in waist so ends end up outside on each side mid front.
Make 1 tassel on each end of string as follows: Cut approx. 30 threads of DROPS Vivaldi 20 cm long. Hold threads tog and double them. Sew crochet thread round bent side of tassel and twist one of the threads around the top part of tassel to hold it tog. Cut and sew thread.

English translations for the diagram:
1 rapport = 1 repeat

Diagram

= 1 ch
= 1 sl st
= 1 dc
= 1 dtr (crochet around ch loop)

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