Red Crochet Bolero
250 (300)g of red Kara yarn (46% polyamide, 27% cotton, 27% polyacryl; 125m/50g);
Crochet hook 4 (4,5).
Size: S (M).
Main pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 15 + 1 + 3 chain sts increase. Work due to the scheme 1. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-9th rows x once, then, repeat 2nd-9th rows.
Shells pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 5 + 1. Work due to the scheme 1 along the set-up row of front and back and chain sts of straps. Make 1st-2nd rows x once.
Stitches control: main pattern: 15 sts x 9 (8) rows = 8,5 (9,5) x 10 cm.
Make 76 chainsts + 3 chainstsincreaseandworkwiththemainpattern. For arm-holes, fasten the first and last pattern repeat in the 15th row, as it’s stated on the scheme 2. In 31 (35) cm = 28 rows from the set-up row, fasten all the pattern repeats in the next row in the same way, as the 1st pattern repeat of the 15th row due to the scheme 2. In 32 (36) cm from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make 35 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work due to the scheme 2. In 32 (36)cm = 29 rows from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make in symmetry to the left front.
Make 61 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work with the main pattern. In 7,5 (8,5) cm = 7 rows form the set-up row, fasten the first and last pattern repeats in the next row, as it’s stated in the 15th row of the scheme 2 for sleeve cap. Then, fasten both central pattern repeats from the 16th row due to the scheme 2. In 15,5 (17,5) cm = 14 rows from the beginning of sleeve cap, finish your work.
Make shoulder seams; sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams. For straps, make 80 chain sts at the bottom edge of right front, join the yarn with 1 slip st to the bottom edge of left front and make 80 chain sts. Fasten these chains and bottom edge with “shells” pattern.