White Crochet Jacket
400 (500) 500g of white 100% cotton yarn (550m/100g);
Crochet hook 2;
13 pearled buttons.
Size: S (M) L.
Net pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 27 + 1 + 1 chain st increase. Work due to the scheme. Start every row with 1 chain st increase in addition to the 1st single crochet or 3 chain sts increase instead of the 1st double crochet. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-7th rows x once, then, repeat 2nd-7th rows.
Stitches control: 43,5 sts x 20 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 217 (232) 244 chain sts + 1 chain st increase and work with the net pattern, for size M, start with sts from arrow A, pattern repeat, finish with sts before arrow B. In 36 (36) 33 cm from the set-up row, leave 2 cm from both sides for arm-holes, bind off 1 x 1 cm and 4 x 0,5 cm in every 2nd row. In 53 cm from the set-up row, bind off the central 14 cm for neck-hole and finish both sides separately. For smooth rounding, bind off 5 x 0,5 cm in every row from inwards. In 57 cm from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make 109 (124) 136 chain sts increase and work with net pattern, for size M, make the pattern, as it’s stated for back. Make decreases for arm-hole from the right side in the same way, as for back. In 39 cm from the set-up row, leave 1 cm from the left side for neck-hole. For chamfers, bind off 17 x 0,5 cm in every row. Finish your work at the height of back.
Make in symmetry to the left front.
Make 109 (109) 136 chain sts and work with net pattern. In 4 cm from the set-up row, increase 0,5 cm from both sides for sleeve chamfers and 7 x 0,5 cm in every 10th row, include the increased sts in the pattern. In 42 cm from the set-up row, leave 2 cm from both sides for sleeve caps. Make decrease for sleeve caps due to the pattern design. In 59 cm from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make shoulder seams: sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams. Fasten the bottom of jacket and edges of sleeves with 1 row of double crochets. Fasten vertical edges of front and neck-hole with 3 rows of single crochets and 1 row of “shrimp stitch, make 13 button-hole in the 1st row of the right front: * 3 chain sts, skip 1 cm from edge, 1 slip st*; repeat from * to *. Sew buttons.