Black Crochet Pullover with Relief Stripes
300g of black yarn (50% wool, 50% acryl; 1000m/100g);
Crochet hook 1,5.
Main pattern: half crochets, replace 1 fpdc to 2 chain sts increase.
Relief pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 4 + 2 + 6.
1st row: 6 chain sts increase instead of the 1st triple treble crochet, * 2 crossed triple crochets (= 1st triple crochet in the 4th base st from the crochet hook, 2 chain sts, 2nd triple crochet in the 1st base st from the crochet hook behind 1st triple crochet)*; repeat from * to *, finish 1 triple treble crochet;
2nd-6th rows: half crochets, replace the 1st half crochet to 2 chain sts increase. Repeat 1st-6th rows.
Make 136 chain sts + 2 chain sts increase and work with main pattern. In 36 cm from the set-up row, leave 1 x 15 sts from both sides for arm-holes. Continue work with relief pattern. In 50 cm from the set-up row, leave the central 16 cm for neck-hole and finish both sides separately. In 54 cm from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make in the same way, as back, but with deeper neck-hole. For this, in 43 cm from the set-up row, leave the central 16 cm.
Make 66 chainsts + 2 chainstsincrease. Work with relief pattern, starting from the 3rd row. At the same time, increase 17 x 1 st in every 2nd and 4th rows. In 48 cm from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make all the seams. Fasten the neck-hole with 2 rows of half crochets.