Jacquard Crochet Cardigan
300g of beige-pink Baby Kid yarn (57% super-royal mohair, 43% microfiber; 200m/50g);
250g of the same yarn, but in pink color;
Crochet hook 5.
Size: S (M).
Main pattern: double crochets, start every row with 3 chain sts increase instead of the 1st double crochet.
Jacquard pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 10 + 2 + 3 chain sts increase. Work with the main pattern due to the scheme. While changing color, draw working yarn along WS and catch it, make the last st of the row with new color yarn. Start with st before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat.
Repeat 1st-22nd rows.
Shorten rows: 1 chain st, 1 slip st, 2 single crochets, 2 half crochets in the beginning of row, then, work with double crochets, finish with 2 half crochets, 2 single crochets and 2 slip sts.
Stitches control: 14,5 sts x 7,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 72 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with pink yarn and work with jacquard pattern, leave 8 sts from both sides in 54 cm from the set-up row for arm-holes = 56 sts. In 75 cm = 56 rows from the set-up row, make 1 row for the shoulder chamfer in the following way: 1 chain st increase instead of the 1st single crochet, 3 single crochets, 2 half crochets, 7 double crochets, 3 chain sts and 1 slip st (finish the first shoulder), 28 slip sts (neck-hole), 1 slip st and 3 chain sts increase, 7 double crochets, 2 half crochets, 3 single crochets, 1 slip st. Finish your work in 76,5 cm = 57 rows from the set-up row.
Make 32 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with pink yarn and work with jacquard pattern. Make arm-hole and shoulder chamfer from the right side in the same way, as for back. In 48 cm = 36 rows from the set-up row, leave 1 st from left side for neck-hole chamfer and 9 x 1 st in every 2nd row.
Make in symmetry to the left front.
Make 43 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with pink yarn and work with the main pattern. In 16 cm from the set-up row, increase 1 st from both sides for sleeve chamfers and 8 x 1 st in every 3rd row = 61 sts. In 56 cm from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make shoulder seams, sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams. For placket and collar, make 84 double crochets along edges of front with pink yarn, 33 double crochets along neck-hole chamfer and 36 double crochets along back neck-hole = 270 double crochets. Then, make collar with shorten rows of the main pattern, for this, fasten the central 46 sts as described above, then, increase 3 and 4 double by turn in every row x 8 times, and 5 double crochets in the next row. In 3 rows from the beginning of collar, increase 10 sts = 122 sts. Then, make 3 rows of the main pattern on all the sts, including placket. For belt, make 8 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with pink yarn and make 140 cm with the main pattern, finish your work.