Crochet Long Vest
500 (550) 600g of grey-brown (#4) Linarte Lana Grossa yarn (40% viscose, 30% cotton, 20% linen, 10% polyamide; 125m/50g);
Crochet hook 4.
Size: S (M) L.
Half-arches and arches pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 4 + 1 + 1 chain st increase. Work due to the scheme A. Make the 1st single crochet in the 2nd chain st from the crochet hook. Start every row with the needed quantity of chain sts. Start with sts before the 1st arrow, pattern repeat between arrows, finish with sts after the 2nd arrow. Make single crochets in arches of chain sts of the previous row in the 2nd and 4th rows. For arches pattern, make 1st-4th rows x once, then, repeat 3rd-4th rows, repeat 63rd-66th rows.
Relief pattern with arm-holes: work due to the scheme B. Start every row with 1 chain st. Make the last single crochet of every row, make the 1st single crochet of the previous row. Start with sts before the 1st arrow, pattern repeat = 4 sts between arrows, finish with sts after the 2nd arrow. Make 65th-78th rows x once, then, repeat 77th-78th rows. 3 pattern repeats are decreased from both sides.
Edge with shells: work due to the scheme C with circle rows, starting with seam.
Stitches control: 5,5 pattern repeats x 12 rows of arch pattern = 10 x 10 cm;
7 pattern repeats x 19 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 133 (145) 153 chain sts + 1 chain st increase. Make arches pattern = 33 (36) 38 pattern repeats. In 6 cm from the beginning of yoke = after the 71st row due to the scheme B, decrease 1 x 4 sts, 3 x 2 sts and 2 x 1 st in every row for arm-holes from both sides = 27 (30) 32 pattern repeats. In 19 (20) 21 cm = 36 (38) 40 rows the beginning of arm-holes, bind off 51 (55) 55 sts for neck-hole and finish both sides separately, decrease 2 x 2 sts in every row from both sides. Decrease 15 (16) 16 pattern repeats for neck-hole. In 2 cm = 4 rows from the beginning of neck-hole, finish your work to 6 (7) 8 pattern repeats for each shoulder.
Make 69 (73) 77 chain sts + 1 chain st increase. Work with arches pattern = 17 (18) 19 pattern repeats. Make patterns order in the same way, as for back. Make arm-hole from the right side in the same way, as for back at the height of yoke = 14 (15) 16 pattern repeats. In 18 (19) 20 cm = 32 (34) 36 rows from the beginning of yoke from the left side for neck-hole, leave 16 sts = 4 pattern repeats for neck-hole, decease 1 x 4 sts, 4 x 2 sts and 4 x 1 st in every row. Finish every row at the height of back.
Make in symmetry to left front.
Make seams. Fasten all the edges with 2 circle rows of edges with shells. Fasten back and front, start from bottom to left side seam, join the yarn to 1 slip st. Fasten the set-up row with 66 (72) 78 single crochets, edges of front with 150 (150) 156 single crochets, edges of neck-hole with 126 single crochets and set-up row of back with 138 (150) 162 single crochets. Finish your work.