Crochet Striped Child’s Cardigan
150 (200) 250g of green-apple color yarn (54% viscose, 32% polyamide, 14% silk; 190m/50g);
50 (100) 100g of the same yarn, but in blue color;
50 (100) 100g of the same yarn, but in turquoise color;
Crochet hooks 4 and 4,5;
Size: 2-3 yeras (4-6 years) 7-8 years.
Single crochets (crochet hook 4): start every row with 1 chain st increase instead of the 1st single crochet.
Wavy pattern on 11 sts of set-up row (crochet hook 4): work due to the scheme. Turn the rows, as stated on the scheme. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-3rd rows x once, then, repeat 2nd-3rd rows, make * 1 blue row, 1 turquoise row, 1 green-apple row*; repeat from * to *. For forming upper edge, make 4 rows due to the scheme.
Pattern on 2 sts (crochet hook 4,5): work due to the scheme with straight and reversed rows. Turn the rows as it’s stated on the scheme. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-3rd rows x once, then, repeat 2nd-3rd rows.
Stitches control: wavy pattern: 22 sts x 9,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Single crochets: 22 sts x 22,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 65 (77) 87 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with apple-green yarn and work due to the scheme. Make 38 (45) 52 cm from the set-up row, leave the central 27 (31) 35 sts open for neck-hole. Finish shoulders separately, leave 2 sts open in the next row x once. In 40 (47) 54 cm from the set-up row, finish the detail.
Make 31 (37) 41 chain sts + 3 chain sts with green-apple yarn instead of the 1st double crochet, then, work due to the scheme. In 32 (39) 46 cm from the set-up row, leave 5 (7) 8 sts for neck-hole open from the right side, leave 1 x 3 sts, 2 x 2 sts and 2 x 1 st open in every row. Finish the detail at the height of back.
Make in reflection to right front.
Make 35 (35) 46 chain sts + 3 chain sts increase with blue yarn, then, work with wavy pattern, increase 10 (12,5) 12,5 cm from both sides. In 29 (33,5) 38 cm from the set-up row, finish your work.
Sew up the sleeves. Fasten neck-hole with 2 rows of single crochets with blue and turquoise yarn. Sew buttons.