Crochet Lilac Jacket
450 (500) 550g of lilac color yarn (50% wool, 30% alpaca, 20% polyamide; 145m/50g);
Crochet hook 5;
Size: S (M) L.
Main pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 4 + 2. Work due to the scheme 1. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-8th rows x once, then, repeat 7th-8th rows.
Rhombs pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 10 + 7. Work due to the scheme 2. Make 1st-5th rows x once, then, repeat 4th-5th rows.
Stitches control: main pattern: 19,5 sts x 14 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Rhombs pattern: 22,5 sts x 9 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 86 (94) 102 chain sts + 3 chain sts and work with the main pattern. In 15,5 cm = 22 rows from the set-up row, increase 2 sts for “bat” sleeve from both sides and 2 x 2 sts in every 6th row, 1 x 4 sts, 1 x 6 sts, 1 x 8 sts in every 4th row and 1 x 12 sts, 1 x 16 sts, 1 x 28 sts in every 2nd row = 246 (254) 262 sts. For increases, at first, make new chain sts and them fasten them with the main pattern. In 53 cm = 75 rows from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make 44 (48) 52 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work with the main pattern. In 3 cm = 4 rows from the set-up row, bind off 1 st along left side for neck-hole chamfer and then 11 x 1 st in every 4th row. Make increases for “bat” sleeve along right side of work in the same way, as for back. Finish your work on the rest 112 (116) 120 sts at the height of back.
Make in symmetry to left front.
Make shoulder and sleeve seams. For plackets, fasten lower edge of each sleeve with 66 sts of main pattern. Finish your work at 5 cm = 7 rows height of placket. Make side/lower sleeve seams, including sleeve plackets seams.
For lower placket, make 22 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work with the main pattern. In 89 (97) 105 cm from the set-up row, finish your work. Sew placket to the lower edge of jacket. For collar, make 37 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase and work with rhombs pattern. In 173 cm = 156 rows from the set-up row, finish your work. Sew collar. Sew buttons.