Bright Crochet Pullover with Relief Stripes
450 (450) 500g of white Bandana yarn (50% cotton, 50% polyester; 90m/50g);
150 (200) 200g of the same yarn, but in orange color;
200 (200) 250g of the same yarn, but in bright-pink color;
Crochet hook 5.
Size: S (M) L.
Main pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 3 + 1. Work due to the scheme. 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.
Colors order: * 2 white rows, 2 bright-pink rows, 2 white rows, 2 orange rows*; repeat from * to *.
Stitches control: 12 sts x 8,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 58 (64) 70 chain sts + 1 chain st increase and work with the main pattern due to the colors order. In 63,5 cm = 54 rows from the set-up row, finish your work, the central 20 cm form neck-hole, outer 14 (17) 19 cm – for each shoulder.
Make in the same way, as back, but with neck-hole. For this, in 56,5 cm = 48 rows from the set-up row, leave the central 14 cm and finish both sides separately, bind off 1 x 2 cm and 1 x 1 cm in every row from both sides of neck-hole. In 63,5 cm = 54 rows from the set-up row, finish your work on the rest 14 (17) 19 cm of each shoulder.
Make 28 (31) 34 sts + 1 chain st increase and work with the main pattern due to the colors order, increase 7 cm in the 38th row from both sides for sleeve chamfers. In 44,5 cm = 38 rows from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make shoulder seams. Sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams. Fasten the edge of neck-hole and lower edge of pullover with 1 row of single crochets and 1 row of “shrimp stitch”.