Crochet Striped Vest
300 (350) 350g of white Samea yarn (72% cotton, 20% viscose, 8% linen; 105m/50g);
100g of the same yarn, but in orange color;
100g of the same yarn, but in yellow color;
100g of the same yarn, but in blue color;
Crochet hook 3,5;
Size: S (M) L.
Main pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 6 + 1. Work due to the scheme. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-12th rows x once, then, repeat 5th-12th rows.
Note: change the colors in the 4th and 12th pattern repeats.
Stripes order, main pattern: * 2 white rows, 2 yellow rows, 2 white rows, 2 blue rows, *** 2 white rows, 2 orange rows***, **2 white rows, 2 blue rows ; repeat from * to *
Stitches control: 22 sts x 10,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
For placket, make 37 (43) 49 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with white yarn and work due to the stripes order, for size M, start stripes order from ** and for size L from ***. In 4 cm = 4 rows from the set-up row, make 102 chain sts for left side for side seam and work with the main pattern = 151 sts. At the same time, increase 9 x 1 st in every 2nd row (9 x 1 st in every 2nd and 3rd rows by turn) 9 x 1 st in every 2nd and 3rd rows by turn for shoulder chamfer = 160 sts. In 22 cm = 23 rows (26 cm = 27 rows) 29,5 cm = 31 rows from side seam, mark the center of back and continue work in symmetry, make decreases instead increases.
Start in the same way, as back, but in 17 cm = 18 rows (21 cm = 22 rows) 24 cm = 25 rows from side seam, finish your work.
Make in symmetry to the left front.
Make side, placket and shoulder seams. Fasten neck-hole and edges of front with 1 row of single crochets with white yarn, make 5 button-holes for right front. Sew buttons.