Crochet Black Top
450 (500) 500g of black Kara yarn (46% polyamide, 27% cotton, 27% polyacryl; 125m/50g);
Crochet hook 4,5;
2 buttons of 1,5 cm diameter.
Size: S (M) L.
Structured pattern: the quantity of sts is even. 1st row: 3 chain sts increase instead of the 1st double crochet, * 1 single crochet, 1 double crochet*; repeat from * to *, 1 single crochet;
2nd row: as the 1st row.
Repeat 1st-2nd rows.
Stitches control: 17 sts x 18 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 76 (84) 92 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work with structured pattern. Skip 1 st from both sides in 6 cm from the set-up row for better fitting and after that, bind off 2 x 1 st in 6 cm = 70 (78) 86 sts. In 29 cm from the set-up row, increase 1 st from both sides and then, bind off 2 x 1 st from both sides in 3 cm and work due to the pattern = 76 (84) 92 sts. In 41,5 (40,5) 39,5 cm from the set-up row, skip 3 sts from both sides for arm-holes. After that, bind off 14 (15) 16 x 1 st in every 2nd row from both sides for chamfers. At the same time, in 44 (45) 46 cm from the set-up row, divide your work in half in the middle for cut and finish both sides separately. For better fitting, bind off 1 st in 2 and 4 cm from division of work and increase them again in 12 and 14 cm (11 and 13 cm) 10 and 12 cm from division = 21 (24) 27 sts from each side. In 58 cm from the set-up row, bind off 1 x 7 (8) 9 sts for neck-hole and for smooth rounding, bind off 2 x 3 sts (1 x 4 sts and 1 x 3 sts) 1 x 4 sts and 1 x 3 sts in every row. At the same time, in 58,5 cm from the set-up row, bind off 1 x 3 sts and 1 x 2 sts (2 x 3 sts) 2 x 4 sts in every following row from inwards for every following row. Finish your work on the rest 3 sts of shoulder in 60 cm from the set-up row.
Make in the same way, as back, but with deeper neck-hole. For this, make decreases for neck-hole in 57 cm from the set-up row.
Make all the seams. Fasten the edges of front with 1 row of single crochets. For collar, make 66 (70) 72 sts along neck-hole, starting from the middle of back and work with structured pattern, connect the edges of front and back at the same time. In 6 cm from the beginning of collar, finish your work. Fasten the edges of back cut with 1 row of single crochets. Make button-holes. Sew buttons.