Relief Crochet Tunic
300 (350) 350g of grey yarn (40% polyamide, 35% cotton, 25% viscose; 100m/50g);
300 (350) 350g of the same yarn, but in sectional yellow-pistachio coloring;
Crochet hooks 5 and 6.
Size: S (M) L.
Patternon 10 sts: workduetothescheme. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat, turn rows, as stated. Make 1st-9th rows x once, then, repeat 2nd-9th rows.
Stripes order: * 4 pistachio rows, 4 grey rows*.
Stitches control: 20 sts x 6,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 121 (131) 141) chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with yellow-pistachio yarn and crochet hook 6, work with the main pattern due to the stripes order. In 60 cm from the set-up row, bind off the central 39 (43) 47 sts and finish shoulders separately, decrease 1 x 2 sts from both sides in the next row along the edge of neck-hole. In 62 cm from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make in the same way, as back, but with deeper neck-hole. For this, in 48 cm from the set-up row, bind off the central 21 sts and finish shoulders separately, for smooth rounding, make decreases, matching with pattern design. Finish your work at the height of back.
Make shoulder, side seams, leave the upper 22 cm open for arm-holes. Fasten lower edge, neck-hole and arm-holes with 1 circle row of single crochets and 1 circle row of “crab stitch” with grey yarn and crochet hook 5.