16 January, 20:12

Women Coat

SKILL LEVEL 3
FINISHED SIZE S
Instructions given fit 32-34-inchbust (small); changes for 36–38-inchbust (medium), 40-42-inchbust (large) and 44–46-inchbust X-large) are in.
FINISHED GARMENT MEASUREMENTS
Bust: 40inches (smal/), (44 inches (medium), 48 inches (large) and 52 inches (X-large)
MATERALS Brown Sheep Company Cotton Fleece medium. " (worsted) weight yarn (3% oz/215 yds perskein): 89, 10, 10) skeins FCW800 prairie lupine -
Size h/8/5mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle
4LaMode handpainted 1-inchbuttons 1202
GAUGE 24sts - 6inches; 20 rows6inches
PATERN NOTES Weavenloose ends as work progresses
Join rounds with slipstitch unless otherwise stated.
Make a 6-inch sample swatch to establish gauge. When working actual coat, gauge will change due to weight of Coat.
When working increase and decrease rows, always begin and end row with single crochetstitch. Work increases and decreases on wrongside rows only.
instructions
BACK
Row 1 (WS): Works.cfoundation st(see Foundation Stitch page 172), sch 3,yo 3 times, insert hookin base chof last st (2ps below hook), yo, draw through, yo, draw through 2 Ipson hook)3 times (3 foundation chs), yo, draw through 1 p. on hook (creates basech), yo, draw through 2pson hook (sc st 26.28, 30, 32 times, turn. (105113, 121, 129.sts)
Row 2 (RS): Ch 1, sic, *work3 foundation chgroup below for next3sts, ch 1, skfirst foundationch, with hook in front ofch-3 Ip, dc in next foundation ch, ch 1, sklast foundationch, scin next sc, repfrom across, turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, sic, ch 1, skich-1 sp, scin next da, "ch 3, skinext3sts (ch 7, sic, chi 7), scin next do, rep from across to last 2sts, ch 1, skich-1 sp, scin lastst, turn.
Row 4 (RS): Ch 1, sic, ch 1, sk ch-1 sp, scin next sic, "ch 1, with hook in front of chi-3sp, dc in sk sol 2 rows below, ch 1, sic in next sic, rep from * across to last 2 sts, ch 1, skich-1 spo, scin last st turn.
Row 5 (WS):Ch.1, sc, ch 3, sk next3sts (ch 7, sic, ch 7) **, sic in nextdc, rep fromoacross, ending last repat*, sic in last st turn.
Row 6 (RS): Ch 1, sic, *ch 1, with hook in front of chi-3sp, dc insk sc2 rows below, ch 1, scin next sc, repfrom across, turn.
Reprows 3-6 for pattern until 18 rows from beg.
Continue working in established pattern, at the same time, keeping with established patternas much as possible, dec (see Stitch Guide) in 2sts at each end of next row, work3 rows with no dec3 times, dec at each end of next row, work 5 rows with no dec, rep from twice, end of last rep8189,97, 105 stis rem.
Continue working in established pattern for 2 rows.
Arnholesliaping Continue working in establishedpattern, at the same time, keeping in pattern as much as possible, deces (6,8,8) sts on each end of next row. (69 ///, 81,89) sts)
Continue working in established pattern, at the same time, keeping with pattern as much as possible, work 1 row with no dec, dec 2 sts ateach end of next row)34,4,5) times, last row will have5761, 65,69) sts,
Continue working in established pattern for 1313, 15, 13 rows.
First Neck shaping Row 1:Workestablished patternacross 17 [19, 19, 21) StS, turn,
Row 2: Workestablished pattern across, fasten off.
2nd Neck shaping Sknext23 (23, 27, 27) sts, attachyarn in nextst, rep First Neck Shaping.
FRONT
Make 2. Row 1 (WS):Ch2, insert hook in 2ndch from hook, yo, draw up alp, yo, draw through 1 p. on hookyo, draw through 2 Ipson hook, Ich 3,yo 3 times, insert hookin base chof last st, yo, draw through, Eyo, draw through 2pson hook 3 times, yo, draw through 1p on hook, yo, draw through 2ps on hook
1314, 15, 16 times, turn. (5.3 157,61,65J sts)