Crochet Long Vest
600 (750)g of beige Estrella yarn (100% cotton; 60m/50g);
Knitting needles 9;
Crochet hook 6;
Size: S (M).
Lace pattern, crochet hook 6: the quantity of sts is multiple 10 + 1 + 2 chain sts increase. Work due to the scheme 1. Make 1st-6th rows x once, then, repeat 3rd-6th rows.
Relief pattern, knitting needles 9: the quantity of sts multiple 9 + 2 + 2 selvage sts. Work due to the scheme 2, on which both RS and WS rows are stated. Repeat 1st-4th rows.
Special decreases: 1 selvage st in the beginning of row, purl2tog, purl2tog in the end of row, 1 selvage st.
Stitches control: lace pattern: 14 sts x 5,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm;
Relief pattern: 13 sts x 18 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Front and Back
Make 123 (163) chain sts and work with lace pattern. In 62 cm from the set-up row, finish your work. Cast on 112 (148) sts along upper edge with knitting needles 9 and work with relief pattern, start with st before pattern repeat after 1 selvage st, start with st before pattern repeat, pattern repeat x 11 (15) times and finish with sts before selvage st and sts after pattern repeat = 12 (16) pattern repeats. In 63 cm from the set-up row, decrease 14 x 1 st in every 4th row with special decreases.
In 72 (68) cm from the set-up row, bind off purls from both sides between 3rd and 4th pattern repeats (4th and 5th pattern repeats) 9th and 10th pattern repeats (12th and 13th pattern repeats). Bind off 3 x 1 (2) sts from both sides in every 2nd row. At 20 (24) cm height of arm-holes, bind off 1 x 3 sts and 2 x 4 sts from both sides in every 2nd row for shoulder chamfers (1 x 5 sts and 2 x 6 sts). At the same time with the beginning of shoulders, bind off the central 18 (20) sts for neck-hole and bind off 1 x 2 (1) st and 1 x 1 st from both sides.
Continue making decreases for neck-hole from the right side. Bind off 3 x 1 (2) sts in every 2nd row from the left side. Make shoulder chamfer in the same way, as for back at the same height.
Make in symmetry to right front.
Make all seams. Make button-loop of 5 chain sts in the beginning of relief pattern. Sew buttons.