Pink Bolero with Fancy Sleeves
300 (350) 400g of bright-pink Nicka yarn (100% polyester; 60m/50g);
Crochet hook 7.
Size: S (M) L.
Main pattern: single crochets. Start every row with 1 chain st increase and insert crochet hook only through back loop in RS rows, through front loop in WS rows.
Ruffle: 1st rnd: 1 single crochet, * 3 chain sts, 1 single crochet in the 2nd st*; repeat from * to *, 3 chain sts, 1 slip st in the 1st single crochet;
2nd rnd: 3 chain sts to the middle of the 1st arch of chain sts, 1 single crochet, 3 chain sts, 1 single crochet, 3 chain sts, 1 slip st in the 1st single crochet.
Stitches control: 9 sts x 8,5 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Starting from the left sleeve, make 25 (27) 29 chain sts and work with the main pattern. In 13 (11) 8,5 cm from the set-up row, increase 1 x 1 st for chamfer and 1 x 1 st in the next 6th row, 2 x 1 st in every 4th row and 1 (2) 3 x 1 st in every 2nd row = 35 (39) 43 sts. In 60 (62) 64 sts from the set-up row, mark the center of back and crochet in symmetry, make decreases instead of increases. In 120 (124) 128 cm from the set-up row, finish your work = 25 (27) 29 sts.
Make sleeve seams to 32 cm. Fasten the edges of sleeve with ruffle. Fasten the edge of front and back with ruffle. After that, make 2 circle rows in the following way: 3 slip sts in the center of the 1st or next arch of chain sts, 1 single crochet and 3 chain sts in every arch/ Finish every row with 1 slip st in the 1st single crochet.