Crochet Olive Blouse
150 (200)g of light-olive Alpha yarn (100% cotton; 104m/50g);
100 (150)g of the same yarn, but in grey-green color;
100g of the same yarn, but in mélange brown color;
50 (100)g of the same yarn, but in mélange green color;
Crochet hook 4,5;
2 decorative buttons.
Size: S (M).
Net pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 3 + 1 + 1 chain st increase. Work due to the scheme 1. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-4th rows x once, then, repeat 3rd-4th rows.
Relief pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 2 + 1 + 3 chain sts increase. Make in the same way, as net pattern, but due to the scheme 2.
Colors order: * 1 melange brown row, 1 light-olive row and 1 melange green row*; repeat from * to *.
Stitches control: net pattern: 16,5 sts x 11 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Relief pattern: 12,5 sts x 10 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 73 (82) chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work with net pattern. In 20 cm from the set-up row, work with light-olive yarn. In 40 cm from the set-up row, finish your work. Then, make 17 cm of relief pattern along the set-up row due to the colors order and finish your work.
Make 58 (64) chain sts with grey-green yarn and work with net pattern. In 2 cm = 2 rows from the set-up row, leave 13 x 1 arch in every row from the left side for chamfer. Finish your work at the height of back. Then, make 17 cm with relief pattern due to the colors order along the set-up row and finish your work.
Make upper part in symmetry with light-olive yarn. Then, make 17 cm of relief pattern due to the colors order on the outer 9 (11) cm of the set-up row and finish your work.
Make shoulder seams; make 9 cm of relief pattern due to the colors order along each arm-hole and finish your work.
Make side and sleeve seams; put left front upon right front and sew them. Fasten the bottom edge and edges of cut with 1 row of double crochets with light-olive yarn. Sew buttons. Fasten the neck-hole chamfer with 1 row of “shrimp stitch” of the appropriate color.