Colorful Crochet Jacket
200g of mélange Reggae yarn (100% sheep wool; 100m/50g);
100g of the same yarn, but in orange, red, green and blue colors;
Crochet hook 4,5;
Size: S (M).
Note: make front and back from rectangular. Make lower placket along lower edge of jacket. Make sleeves across.
Main pattern: 1 row of single crochets with mélange yarn, 1 row of double crochets with colorful yarn, in RS rows make bpdc, in WS rows – fpdc.
Big rectangular: make 43 chain sts + 1 chain st increase with mélange yarn.
1st row: 3 single crochets in the last of 43 chain sts, the 2nd single crochet form corner loop, 1 single crochet in the next 41 chain sts, 6 single crochets in the 1st chain st, 2nd and 5th single crochets form corner stitch, 1 single crochet along the opposite side of set-up chain = 41 single crochets and make 2 single crochets in the last chain st of the set-up row, 2nd single crochet form another corner loop = totally, 94 sts. Finishcirclerowwith 1 slipstinchainstincrease. Then, work with the main pattern, make 3 sts in the corner sts in every circle row (increase 8 sts). In 4 rows from the set-up row, finish your work.
Small rectangular: make in the same way, as big rectangular, but set- up chain is 29 chain sts + 1 chain st increase.
Stitches control: main pattern: 13 sts x 9 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Big rectangular: 9 x 38 cm;
Small rectangular: 9 x 29 cm.
Make 4 rectangulars and connect them between one another along long sides with single crochets and mélange yarn.
Make 1 big and 1 small rectangular and connect them between one another with single crochets and mélange yarn. For side stripe, make 4 (8) rows of the main pattern on lower 17 (1^) sts from the right side above arm-hole, then, join it with 1 row of single crochets with mélange yarn to lower 17 (16) sts of back.
Make in symmetry to the left front.
Make 18 cm = 16 rows of the main pattern along the lower edge (105 (115) double crochets in the 1st row and finish your work.
Make 36 (38) chain sts + 1 chain st increase with mélange yarn and work with the main pattern. For front sleeve chamfer, start the first 4 rows of double crochets, 3 single crochets and 4 half crochets
from the right side. In 39 cm = 35 rows (41 cm = 37 rows) from the set-up row, start the next 4 rows of double crochets from the right side with 3 single crochets and 4 half crochets for back sleeve chamfer. In 48 cm = 43 rows (50 cm = 45 rows) from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make shoulder seams; sew up the sleeves, make sleeve seams. Fasten all the edges with 1 row of slip sts with mélange yarn. For upper and lower loops, make 10 chain sts with double mélange yarn, sew start and end to the right front from WS. For central loop, make 4 chain sts and circle it with 1 slip st.
1strow: 8 single crochets;
2nd row: make 2 single crochets in every st. Then, make 10 chain sts and join it to the 1st st of the 2nd row. Sew buttons.