Crochet Flower Top
100 (200) 200g of dark-blue Clip yarn (100% cotton; 166m/100g);
100 (100) 150g of the same yarn, but in grey-green, blue, tender green, turquoise, violet and purple colors;
Crochet hooks 4; 4,5; 5;
Size: S (M) L.
Stitches control: flower pattern: 18 sts x 8,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
30 sts x 10 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Flower pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 10 + 1 + 2 chain sts increase. Work due to the scheme. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-7th rows x once, then, repeat 2nd-7th rows.
Strips order: 1 dark-blue row, * 3 tender green rows, 3 violet rows, 3 turquoise rows, 3 blue rows, 3 purple rows, 3 grey-green rows, 3 dark-blue rows*; repeat from * to *.
Note: make the last st of the row with the next color yarn when changing the color of yarn.
Make 81 (91) 101 chain sts + 2 chain sts increase with dark-blue yarn and crochet hook 5 and work with flower pattern due to the strips order. In 53 cm = 45 rows from the set-up row, leave ½ pattern repeat from both sides for arm-holes and decrease 1 pattern repeat during the next 8 rows. In 70,5 cm = 60 rows (74 cm = 63 rows) 77,5 cm = 66 rows from set-up row, leave the central 2 (3) 4 pattern repeats for neck-hole and finish both sides separately. In 74 cm = 63 rows (77,5 cm = 66 rows) 81 cm = 69 rows from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make in the same way, as back, but with deeper neck-hole. For this, in 50,5 cm = 43 rows from the set-up row, leave the central st and finish both sides separately. For neck-hole chamfers, decrease 1 pattern repeat (1,5 pattern repeats) 2 pattern repeat during the next 21 cm = 18 rows (24,5 cm = 21 rows) 28 cm = 24 rows.
Make shoulder and side seams. Fasten neck-hole with 1 row of single crochets with dark-blue yarn and crochet hook 4 and make 1 row of single crochets and 1 row of “crab stitch” with purple yarn. For lower flowers, fasten the lower edge with 1st row of flower pattern with dark-blue yarn and crochet hook 4,5.