Crochet Cardigan with Striped Sleeves
300 (300) 350g of light-turquoise yarn (70% cotton, 30% polyamide; 90m/50g);
350 (400) 400g of light grey 100% silk yarn (120m/50g);
200 (200) 250g of the same yarn, but in grey color;
Crochet hooks 4 and 4,5.
Size: S (M) L.
Stripes order: 2 light-grey rows, 2 light-turquoise rows, 2 grey rows, 2 light-turquoise rows.
Stitches control: 18 sts x 10 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 85 (91) 97 chain sts + 1 chain st increase with grey yarn and work with single crochets for 3 cm. Continue work with pattern on 10 sts and light-grey yarn. For better fitting, decrease 4 cm from both sides on the following 12 cm and then increase them on the following 23 cm. In 35 cm from placket, decrease 12,5 (14,5) 16 cm, matching with the pattern design, on the following 20 (21) 22 cm for raglan chamfer. At the same time, decrease 10,5 cm, matching with the pattern design, for V-shape neck-hole. In 55 (56) 57 cm from placket, left front is finished.
Make in reflection to the left front.
Make 43 chain sts + 1 chain st increase and work with pattern on 10 sts due to the stripes order. In 15 cm from the set-up row, increase 6,5 (8,5) 10 cm from both sides, matching with pattern design, for sleeve chamfer. In 45 (44) 43 cm from the set-up row, decrease 15 (17) 18,5 cm from the right side for raglan chamfer; at first, decrease 12,5 (14,5) 16 cm from the left side, then, 8,5 cm more. In 68 cm from the set-up row, finish your work. Make in reflection to the left sleeve.
Make raglan seams. Make 1 row of slip sts on raglan seams with grey yarn. Fasten neck-hole and fastener’s plackets with 3 cm of single crochets with grey yarn. Make 5 button-holes in the 4th row at 3 cm distance from edge of neck-hole. Make sleeve and side seams. Sew buttons.