Crochet Pullover with Relief Stripes
150 (200) 200g of white yarn (88% cotton, 12% polyamide; 140m/50g);
150 (150) (200)g of the same yarn, but in dark-blue color;
100 (150) 150g of the same yarn, but in light-blue and tender blue colors (each);
Crochet hook 5.
Size: S (M) L.
Main pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 4 + 1. Work due to the scheme. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-48th rows x once, then, repeat 29th-30th rows x once, then, finish with the 31st row = 55 rows.
Stripes order: 7 dark-blue rows, 4 light-blue rows, 4 tender-blue rows, 9 white rows, 5 dark-blue rows, 5 light-blue rows, 4 tender-blue rows, 2 white rows, 1 dark-blue row, 6 white rows, 1 dark-blue row, 1 white row, 1 dark-blue row, 1 light-blue row, 1 tender blue row, 1 dark-blue row, 1 white row, 1 dark blue row = 55 rows.
Stitches control: 16,5 sts x 8 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 81 (89) 97 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with dark-blue yarn and work with main pattern due to the stripes order. In 69 cm = 55 rows from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make in the same way, as back.
Make 61 (65) 69 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with dark-blue yarn and work with the main pattern due to the stripes order, start with the 7th row due to the scheme and from the 7th row due to the stripes order. In 40 cm = 32 rows from the set-up row, make 1 row of double crochets with tender blue yarn and finish your work = 41 cm.
Make shoulder seams at areas of 9 (11,5) 14 cm wide. Sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams. Fasten lower edge of front and back and edges of sleeves with 1 circle row of “shells” with dark blue yarn (= 29th row of the scheme).