Summer “Pineapples” Crochet Cardigan
1000g of turquoise Jeans (55% cotton, 45% acryl; 160m/50g);
Crochet hook 3;
Make 110 chain sts and work due to the scheme 1. At 13 cm height of work, decrease 2,5 pattern repeats from both sides for arm-holes, crochet 3 rows straight and decrease 1 pattern repeat. At 33 cm height from lower edge of back, decrease the central 10,5 pattern repeats for neck-hole. Crochet 10,5 pattern repeats for each shoulder for 2 rows separately.
Make 68 chain sts and work due to the scheme 1. At 13 cm height, make arm-hole from the left side in the same way, as for back. At 30 cm height, bind off 1 x 6,5 pattern repeats from the left side for neck-hole. Then, crochet straight. Finish your work at the height of back.
Make in symmetry to the right front.
Make shoulder and side seams. Crochet the upper part of cardigan from lower edge of front and back due to the scheme 2 to the needed length.
Make 86 chain sts and 13 cm due to the scheme 1. Then, decrease 1 x 2,5 pattern repeats and 17 x 0,5 pattern repeats from both sides.
Sew up the sleeves. Fasten the lower edges of sleeves with fringe due to the scheme 2 with 1st-34th rows. Make collar from the edge of beck-hole due to the scheme 1, increase 0,5 pattern repeat in every row from both sides. Then, fasten the edges of front and collar with fringe due to the scheme 3. Make 3 cords: 2 cords of 88 cm long and one long cord of 150 cm long. Insert short cords in sleeves, long – in the place of patterns change (below chest). Sew buttons.