Crochet Tunic with Open Shoulders
450 (500) 550g of turquoise Amaffi yarn (53% cotton, 47% polyester; 115m/50g);
Crochet hook 5.
Size: S (M) L.
Main pattern: the quantity of sts is multiple 4 + 1 + 4 chain sts increase. Work due to the scheme. Start with sts before pattern repeat, pattern repeat, finish with sts after pattern repeat. Make 1st-4th rows x once, then, repeat 3rd-4th rows.
Stitches control: 14 sts x 8 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Make 77 (81) 89 chain sts + 4 chain sts increase and work with main pattern. In 43 (44) 44,5 cm from the set-up row, leave 4 (4) 6 cm form both sides for arm-holes. In 63 (66) 69 cm from the set-up row, bind off 4 cm from both sides and 1 x 4 cm in the next row for shoulder chamfers. At the same time with the first decrease for shoulder chamfer, leave the central 18 cm for neck-hole and finish both sides separately. For smooth rounding, bind off 3 cm from inwards in the next row. In 65,5 (68,5) 71,5 cm from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make in the same way, as back, but with deeper neck-hole. For this, in 58 (61) 64 cm from the set-up row, leave the central 12 cm for neck-hole and bind off 1 x 3 cm, 1 x 2 cm and 1 x 1 cm.
Make 57 (61) 69 chain sts + 4 chain sts increase and work with main pattern. In 4 (4) 6 cm from the set-up row, leave 12 x 0,5 cm from both sides in every and every 2nd rows by turn for sleeve chamfers. In 43 cm from the set-up row, finish your work.
Make side seams; sew up the sleeves, make side and sleeve seams, leave cuts 15 cm long in the bottom of work.