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Crochet DROPS waistcoat with fan pattern in ”Cotton Viscose”. Size XS - XXL.

DROPS design: Pattern no N-108
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Size: XS - S - M - L - XL - XXL
Finished measurements:
Bust: 70-78-88-92-108-122 cm / 27½"-30 3/4"-34 5/8"-36 1/4"-42½"-48"
Full length: 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm / 20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8''

Materials: DROPS COTTON VISCOSE from Garnstudio
color no 29, light gray/green: 300-300-350-400-450-450 g

DROPS CROCHET HOOK size 3.5 mm/E/4 – or size needed to get 22 dc x 10 rows = 10 x 10 cm / 4'' x 4''.

DROPS MOTHER OF PEARL BUTTON w/hole, no 522: 2 pcs.

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pattern type: vests, pattern/technique: fan pattern, shape: a-shape, top down, v-neck,

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CROCHET TIP: Replace first dc on row with 3 ch, and finish row with 1 dc in 3rd ch from previous row.
Replace first tr on row with 4 ch, and finish row with 1 tr in 4th ch from previous row.
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WAISTCOAT:
Back piece and both front pieces crochet from shoulder and down. Then the pieces are sewn tog and the body piece of waistcoat is crochet in fan pattern from the yoke towards bottom edge.

LEFT SHOULDER BACK PIECE (when placed flat):
Crochet 23 LOOSE ch with hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 and Cotton Viscose.
ROW 1: Crochet 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, *skip 1 ch, 1 dc in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-* and finish with skip 1 ch and 1 dc in each of the last 3 ch = 17 dc.
ROW 2: See CROCHET TIP! Crochet 1 dc in each dc.
ROW 3: Crochet 1 dc in each dc. Put piece aside and crochet RIGHT SHOULDER on back piece in the same way, turn piece.
ROW 4: 1 dc in each dc as before, at the end of row on right back piece crochet 30-33-35-38-40-43 ch (= neckline mid back), then 1 dc in each dc on left back piece, turn piece.
ROW 5: 1 dc in each dc on left back piece, 1 dc in each of the first 2-1-2-1-2-1 ch, * skip 1 ch, 1 dc in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 5-6-6-7-7-8 times, skip 1 ch, 1 dc in each of the last 2-1-2-1-2-1 ch, crochet 1 dc in each dc from right back piece. There are now 58-60-62-64-66-68 dc on row.
Continue with 1 dc in each dc.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 13-12-12-11-9-6 cm / 5 1/8"-4 3/4"-4 3/4"-4 3/8"-3½"-2 3/8" inc for armhole each side.
Inc 1 dc at the beg and at the end of every row, and repeat the inc a total of 5-7-8-10-13-17 times each side by working 2 dc in the outermost dc.
On next row ch 7-8-10-11-15-18 at the end of row, turn and crochet 1 dc in 4th ch from hook and 1 dc in each of the next 3-4-6-7-11-14 ch. Repeat the other side = 78-86-94-102-118-134 dc.
Continue with 1 dc in each dc until back measures 25-27-29-31-33-35 cm / 9 3/4"-10 5/8"-11 3/8"-12 1/4"-13"-13 3/4". Put piece aside.

RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Crochet 23 LOOSE ch on hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 with Cotton Viscose.
ROW 1: Crochet 1 dc in 4th ch from hook,
*skip 1 ch, 1 dc in each of the next 4 ch *, repeat from *-* and finish with skip 1 ch and crochet 1 dc in each of the last 3 ch = 17 dc.
ROW 2: See CROCHET TIP! Crochet 1 dc in each dc.
Continue with 1 dc in each dc, AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 5 cm / 2'' inc for neckline towards mid front. Inc 1 dc at the end and the beg of every row towards mid front by working 2 dc in outermost dc a total of 16-17-18-19-20-21 times. AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 13-12-12-11-9-6 cm / 5 1/8"-4 3/4"-4 3/4"-4 3/8"-3½"-2 3/8" inc for armhole at the side as described for back piece. When all inc are complete there are 43-47-51-55-63-71 dc on row. Continue with 1 dc in each dc until piece measures 25-27-29-31-33-35 cm / 9 3/4"-10 5/8"-11 3/8"-12 1/4"-13"-13 3/4" – adjust to back piece. Put piece aside and crochet left front piece.

LEFT FRONT PIECE: Like right front piece.

ASSEMBLY:
Sew shoulder seams edge to edge. Sew side seams edge to edge. There are now 164-180-196-212-244-276 dc along bottom edge.

FAN PATTERN:
Continue back and forth from mid front as follows – see CROCHET TIP!
ROW 1: 1 dc in each dc = 164-180-196-212-244-276 dc, turn piece.
ROW 2: 1 dc in each dc, AT THE SAME TIME inc 32 dc evenly = 196-212-228-244-276-308 dc.
ROW 3: * ch 4, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in next dc *, repeat from *-* on all sts = 49-53-57-61-69-77 ch-loops, turn piece.
ROW 4: 4 dc in first ch-loop, 1 dc in next ch-loop, * 4 dc + 2 ch + 4 dc in next ch-loop, 1 dc in next ch-loop *, repeat from *-* until 1 ch-loop remain, and finish with 4 dc in this ch-loop = 23-25-27-29-33-37 fans with 4 dc (= front band) each side towards mid front, turn piece.
ROW 5: 1 dc in each of the first 4 dc (= front band), 1 dc in next dc, * 4 dc + 2 ch + 4 dc in the middle of next dc-group (i.e. in 2 ch in dc-group), 1 dc in next dc *, repeat from *-* until 4 dc remain, and finish with 1 dc in each dc (= front band).
Repeat row 5 until piece measures approx 40-42-44-46-48-50 cm / 15¾''-16½''-17¼''-18''-19''-19¾'' from shoulder.
NEXT ROW: 1 tr in each of the first 4 dc, 1 tr in next dc, * 4 tr + 2 ch + 4 tr in the middle of next dc-group, 1 tr in next dc *, repeat from *-* until 4 dc remain, and finish with 1 tr in each dc.
Repeat this row until piece measures approx 52-54-56-58-60-62 cm / 20½''-21¼''-22''-22¾''-23 5/8''-24 3/8'' from shoulder. Cut and fasten thread.

Sew buttons on left front band over fan pattern. Use gaps between dc on right front band as buttonholes.

CROCHET BORDER:
Crochet a border with hook size 3.5 mm/E/4 and Cotton Viscose round opening as follows, beg at bottom of right front piece: 1 sc in first st, * skip approx 2 cm / 3/4'', 3 dc + 2 ch + 3 dc in next st, skip approx 2 cm / 3/4'', 1 sc in next st *, repeat from *-* up along right front piece, along neckline and down along left front piece.
Crochet a similar border round armholes.

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