Pink Beach Tunic
350 (400)g of pink yarn (60% cotton, 40% microfiber; 140m/50g);
Crochet hook 4;
Size: S (M).
Net pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 8 + 3 + 3 chain sts increase. Work due to the scheme 1. Start every row with 3 chain sts increase instead of the 1st double crochet and sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-4th rows x once, then, repeat 3rd-4th rows.
Central motif: 131 sts wide. Work due to the scheme 2.
Fringe: the quantity of sts is multiple 16 + 3 + 3 chain sts increase. Work in the same way, as net pattern, but work due to the scheme 3. Make 1st-4th rows x once.
Stitches control: net pattern: 27,5 sts x 6,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Fringe: 9 cm height.
Make 137 (147) chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work with the net pattern. Finish your work in 62 cm from the set-up row.
Make in the same way, as back, but with central motif and neck-hole. For this, continue work due to the scheme 2 after set-up row (for size M, make 1 pattern repeat more from both sides). After finishing motif, work with net pattern on all sts. In 51 cm from the set-up row, leave the central 17 cm for neck-hole and finish both sides separately at the height of back.
Make 67 (83) chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work with net pattern. At the same time from the set-up row, increase 6 x 1 cm in every 3rd row for sleeve chamfers, include the increased sts in the pattern. Finish your work in 30 cm from the set-up row.
Make shoulder seams, sew up the sleeves. Make right side and sleeve seams. Fasten the lower edge of tunic with fringe, start with the 1st row and make 12 (13) pattern repeats + initial and final sts. Make the rest seams. Fasten neck-hole with 1 circle row of single crochets and 1 circle row of picots.