Twist of Lace Belted Pullover

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FIN­ISHED SIZES IN­TER­ME­DI­ATE

In­struc­tions given fit size small; changes for medium, large, X- large and 2X- large are in [ ].

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Hip: 43 inches (small) [47 inches (medium), 511/2 inches (large), 551/2 inches ( X- large), 591/2 inches (2X- large)] Length: 261/4 inches (small) [261/4 inches (medium), 28 inches (large), 28 inches ( X- large), 28 inches (2X- large)]

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Omega Yarns Fon­tana light ( DK) weight cot­ton yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 219 yds/ 100g per ball):

10 [ 11, 12, 13, 14] skeins # 699 black • Size I/ 9/ 5.5mm cro­chet hook or size needed

to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

In pat­tern: 30 sts = 61/4 inches; 7 rows = 4 inches Take time to check gauge.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Re­fer to Stitch Di­a­grams as needed. Hip rather than bust mea­sure­ment is given due to the over­size fit at bust. 3 dou­ble cro­chet in 6th chain from hook counts as first dou­ble cro­chet, chain-1 and 3 dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain- 4 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet and chain-1 un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-2 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first half dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Shell: (3 dc, ch 1, 3 dc) in in­di­cated st or sp. Be­gin­ning V- st ( beg V- st): Ch 4, sk first dc, dc in in­di­cated st or sp. Small shell (sm shell): (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in in­di­cated sp. V- st: (Dc, ch 1, dc) in in­di­cated sp. End­ing V- stitch (end V- st): Dc in last ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4. Front post slip stitch (fpsl st): Sl st from front to back around post of in­di­cated dc. Back post slip stitch ( bpsl st): Sl st from back to front around post of in­di­cated dc.

PULLOVER Back Hip

Row 1 ( WS): Ch 107 [117, 127, 137, 147] 3 dc in 6th ch from hook (see Pat­tern Notes), *sk next 3 chs, dc in next ch, ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch, sk next 3 chs**, shell (see Spe­cial Stitches) in next ch, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, 3 dc in next ch, ch 1, dc in last ch, turn. (9 [10, 11, 12, 13] shells, 28 [30, 32, 34, 36] dc)

Row 2: Ch 4 (see Pat­tern Notes), sk first dc, 3 dc in first ch-1 sp, *sk next 3 dc, fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around next st, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc**, shell in next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, 3 dc in last ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn.

Row 3: Beg V- st (see Spe­cial Stitches) in first ch-1 sp, *sk next 3 dc, bpdc (see Stitch Guide) around next st, sm shell (see Spe­cial Stitches) in next ch-1 sp, bpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc**, V- st (see Spe­cial Stitches) in next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, end V- st (see Spe­cial Stitches), turn. (10 [11, 12, 13, 14] sm shells, 11 [12, 13, 14, 15] V-sts, 20 [22, 24, 26, 28] bpdc)

Row 4: Ch 4, sk first V- st, * fpdc around next dc, sk next 2 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 2 dc, fpdc around next dc, ch 1**, sk next V- st, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, sk next dc and ch-1 sp, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (10 [11, 12, 13, 14] shells, 20 [22, 24, 26, 28] fpdc)

Row 5: Ch 4, sk first dc and ch-1 sp, * bpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn.

Shape Sides

Row 1 (RS): Ch 4, *sm shell in next ch-1 sp**, fpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc, V- st in

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next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, fpdc around next st, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (11 [12, 13, 14, 15] sm shells, 10 [11, 12, 13, 14] V-sts, 20 [22, 24, 26, 28] fpdc)

Row 2: Ch 4, sk first ch-1 sp and next 2 dc, *shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 2 dc**, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next V- st, bpdc around next st, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (11 [12, 13, 14, 15] shells, 20 [22, 24, 26, 28] bpdc, 2 dc)

Row 3: Beg V- st in first ch-1 sp, *sk next 3 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc**, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, end V- st, turn. (11 [12, 13, 14, 15] shells, 20 [22, 24, 26, 28] fpdc, 2 V-sts)

Row 4: (Beg V- st, sm shell) in first ch-1 sp, * bpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc, V- st in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, bpdc around next st**, sm shell in next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, sm shell in last ch-1 sp, end V- st, turn. (12 [13, 14, 15, 16] sm shells, 13 [14, 15, 16, 17] V-sts, 22 [24, 26, 28, 30] bpdc)

Row 5: Ch 4, sk first ch-1 sp, * fpdc around next st, sk next 2 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 2 dc, fpdc around next st, ch 1**, sk next V- st, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (12 [13, 14, 15, 16] shells, 24 [26, 28, 30, 32] fpdc, 2 dc)

Row 6: Beg V- st in first dc, *ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, bpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, bpdc around next st, rep from * across, ch 1, V- st in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (12 [13, 14, 15, 16] shells, 24 [26, 28, 30, 32] fpdc, 2 V-sts)

Row 7: Beg V- st in first dc, sk next ch-1 sp, * fpdc around next st, sm shell in next ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st**, sk next 3 dc, V- st in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, V- st in 3rd ch of beg ch4, turn. (13 [14, 15, 16, 17] sm shells, 14 [15, 16, 17, 18] V-sts, 26 [28, 30, 32, 34] fpdc)

Row 8: Beg V- st in first dc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp and next dc, * bpdc around next st, sk next 2 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 2 dc, bpdc around next st, ch 1**, sk next V- st, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, sk next dc, V- st in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (13 [14, 15, 16, 17] shells, 26 [28, 30, 32, 34] bpdc, 2 V-sts)

Row 9: Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), 2 dc in first dc, sk next ch-1 sp, * fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st**, sk next 3 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, 3 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (13 [14, 15, 16, 17] shells, 28 [30, 32, 34, 36] fpdc, 6 dc)

Row 10: Beg V- st in first dc, sk next 2 dc, * bpdc around next st, sm shell in next ch-1 sp, bpdc around next st**, sk next 3 dc, V- st in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, sk next 2 dc, V- st in top of beg ch-3, turn. (14 [15, 16, 17, 18] sm shells, 15 [16, 17, 18, 19] V-sts, 28 [30, 32, 34, 36] bpdc)

Row 11: Beg V- st in first dc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp and next dc, * fpdc around next st, sk next 2 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 2 dc, fpdc around next st, ch 1**, sk next V- st, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, sk next dc, V- st in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (14 [15, 16, 17, 18] shells, 28 [30, 32, 34, 36] fpdc, 2 V-sts)

Row 12: Ch 3, 2 dc in first dc, sk next ch-1 sp, * bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, bpdc around next st**, sk next 3 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, 3 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch4, turn. (14 [15, 16, 17, 18] shells, 30 [32, 34, 36, 38] bpdc, 6 dc)

Row 13: Beg V- st in first dc, sk next 2 dc, * fpdc around next st, sm shell in next ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st**, sk next 3 dc, V- st in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, rep from * across end­ing last rep at **, sk next 2 dc, V- st in top of beg ch-3, turn. (15 [16, 17, 18, 19] sm shells, 16 [17, 18, 19, 20] V-sts, 30 [32, 34, 36, 38] fpdc)

Rows 14–33: [Rep rows 8–13 con­sec­u­tively] 3 times, [rep rows 8 and 9 con­sec­u­tively] once, fas­ten off. (21 [22, 23, 24, 25] shells, 44 [46, 48, 50, 52] fpdc, 6 dc)

Sleeve

Row 1 ( WS): With WS fac­ing, ch 31, V- st in first dc of row 33, sk next 2 dc, * bpdc around next st, sm shell in next ch-1 sp, bpdc around next st**, sk next 3 dc, V- st in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, rep from * across end­ing last rep at **, sk next 2 dc, V- st in last dc, turn. (22 [23, 24, 25, 26] sm shells, 23 [24, 25, 26, 27] V-sts, 44 [46, 48, 50, 52] bpdc)

Row 2: Ch 34, dc in 6th ch from hook (5 sk chs count as dc, ch 1, sk next ch), ◊*sk next 3 chs, shell in next ch, sk next 3 chs, dc in next ch, ch 1*, sk next ch, dc in next ch◊, rep be­tween ◊◊ once, rep be­tween * once, **sk next V- st, fpdc around next st, sk next 2 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 2 dc, fpdc around next st, ch 1, rep from ** un­til 1 V- st rem, sk next V- st, dc in next ch, rep be­tween ◊◊ 3 times, turn. (28 [29, 30, 31, 32] shells, 44 [46, 48, 50, 52] fpdc, 14 dc)

Row 3: Ch 4, sk first dc and ch-1 sp, * bpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, dc in 3rd ch of beg 5 sk chs, turn. (28 [29, 30, 31, 32] shells, 56 [58, 60, 62, 64] bpdc, 2 dc)

Row 4: Ch 4, sk first dc, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp, * fpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc, V- st in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, fpdc around next st**, sm shell in next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, 2 dc in last ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (27 [28, 29, 30, 31] sm shells, 28 [29, 30, 31, 32] V-sts, 56 [58, 60, 62, 64] fpdc, 6 dc)

Row 5: Ch 4, 3 dc in first ch-1 sp, *sk next 2 dc, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next V- st, bpdc around next st, sk next 2 dc**, shell in next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, 3 dc in last ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (27 [28, 29, 30, 31] shells, 56 [58, 60, 62, 64] bpdc, 8 dc)

Row 6: Rep Hip row 2.

Row 7: Rep Hip row 3. (28 [29, 30, 31, 32] sm shells, 29 [30, 31, 32, 33] V-sts, 56 [58, 60, 62, 64] dc)

Row 8: Rep Hip row 4. (28 [29, 30, 31, 32] shells, 56 [58, 60, 62, 64] fpdc, 2 dc)

Sizes Large, X-Large & 2X-Large Only

Rows [9–11]: Rep rows 3–5 con­sec­u­tively.

Shape Right Shoulder Sizes Small and Medium Only

Row 1 ( WS): Ch 4, sk first ch-1 sp, [* bpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc*, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk

next ch-1 sp] 12 times, rep be­tween * once, (3 dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 sp, fas­ten off leav­ing rem sts un­worked. (12 shells, 25 bpdc, 5 dc)

Sizes Large, X-Large & 2X-Large Only

Row [1 (RS)]: Ch 4, 3 dc in first ch-1 sp, [*sk next 3 dc, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc*, shell in next ch-1 sp] 12 times, rep be­tween * once, (3 dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch-1 sp, fas­ten off, leav­ing rem sts un­worked. ([12] shells, [26] bpdc, [8] dc)

Shape Left Shoulder Sizes Small & Medium Only

Row 1 ( WS): With WS fac­ing, sk next 2 [ 3] un­worked shells, join (see Pat­tern Notes) yarn in ch-1 sp of next shell, ch 4, 3 dc in same ch-1 sp, *sk next 3 dc, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp**, bpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, fas­ten off. (12 shells, 25 bpdc, 5 dc)

Sizes Large, X-Large & 2X-Large Only

Row [1 (RS)]: With RS fac­ing, sk next [ 3, 4, 5] un­worked shells, join (see Pat­tern Notes) yarn in ch-1 sp of next shell, ch 4, 3 dc in same ch-1 sp, *sk next 3 dc, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, fpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc**, shell in next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, fas­ten off. ([12] shells, [26] bpdc, [8] dc)

Front

Work as for Back through row 4 [4, 7, 7, 7] of Sleeve.

Shape Left Shoulder Sizes Small & Medium Only

Row 1 ( WS): Ch 4, 3 dc in first ch-1 sp, [*sk next 2 dc, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next V- st, bpdc around next st*, sk next 2 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp] 12 times, rep be­tween * once, turn. (12 shells, 26 bpdc, 4 dc)

Row 2: Ch 4, sk first ch-1 sp, * fpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc**, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, 3 dc in last ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (12 shells, 25 bpdc, 5 dc) Note: Next row works last row of Front Left Shoulder while join­ing to last row of Back Left Shoulder.

Row 3: Hold­ing Front and Back with RS tog, ch 3, sl st in first dc of Back, dc in next ch-1 sp of Front, sk next ch-1 sp on Back, * fpsl st (see Spe­cial Stitches) around next dc on Back, sk next 3 dc on Front, bpdc around next dc, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp, (sk next 3 dc**, sl st in next ch-1 sp) on Back, 2 dc in same ch-1 sp on Front, sk next 3 dc on Back, fpsl st around next dc, bpdc around next dc on Front, con­tin­u­ing on Front, sk next 3 dc, dc in next ch-1 sp, sl st in next ch-1 sp on Back, dc in same ch-1 sp on Front, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, sk next ch-1 on Back, sl st in last st on Back, dc in last dc of Front, fas­ten off. (79 dc, 25 fpdc)

Sizes Large, X-Large & 2X-Large Only

Row [1 (RS)]: Ch 4, sk first ch-1 sp and next dc, [* fpdc around next st*, sk next 2 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 2 dc, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next V- st] 12 times, rep be­tween *, turn leav­ing rem sts un­worked. ([12] shells, [25] bpdc, [1] dc)

Row [2]: Ch 4, sk first ch-1 sp, * bpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, bpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next ch-1, rep from * across, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch4, turn. ([12] shells, [24] bpdc, [2] dc)

Note: Next row works last row of Front Left Shoulder while join­ing to last row of Back Left Shoulder.

Row [3]: Hold­ing Front and Back with WS tog, ch 3, sl st in first dc of Back, 2 dc in first ch-1 sp of Front, *(sk next 3 dc, bpsl st— see Spe­cial Stitches, around next dc) on Back, con­tin­u­ing on Front fpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc, dc in next ch-1 sp**, on Back sl st in next ch-1 sp, dc in same ch-1 sp on Front, on Back bpsl st around next dc, con­tin­u­ing on Front (sk next 3 dc, fpdc around next dc, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp), on Back (sk next 3 dc**, sl st in next ch-1 sp), con­tin­u­ing on Front 2 dc in same ch-1 sp, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, on Back sk last ch-1 sp, sl st in last dc, on Front dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, fas­ten off. ([24] fpdc, [74] dc)

Shape Right Shoulder Sizes Small & Medium Only

Row 1 (WS): With WS fac­ing, sk next 3 [4] un­worked shells, join yarn in next fpdc, ch 4, *sk next V-st, bpdc around next st, sk next 2 dc**, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 2 dc, bpdc around next st, ch 1, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, 3 dc in last ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. (12 shells, 25 bpdc, 5 dc)

Row 2: Ch 4, 3 dc in first ch-1 sp, *sk next 3 dc, fpdc around next st, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp**, fpdc around next st, sk next 3 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn.

Note: Next row works last row of Front Left Shoulder while join­ing to last row of Back Left Shoulder.

Row 3: Hold­ing Front and Back RS tog, ch 3, sl st in first dc of Back, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp on Front, *(sk next 3 dc, fpsl st around next st) on Back, con­tin­u­ing on Front bpdc around next dc, sk next 3 dc, dc in next ch-1 sp**, sl st in next ch-1 sp on Back, dc in same ch-1 sp of Front, fpsl st around next st on Back, con­tin­u­ing on Front sk next 3 dc, bpdc around next st, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp, (sk next 3 dc**, sl st in next ch-1 sp) on Back, 2 dc in same ch-1 sp on Front, rep from * across, end­ing last rep at **, (sk next ch-1 sp, sl st in last st) on Back, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4 of Front, fas­ten off. (79 dc, 25 fpdc)

Sizes Large, X-Large & 2X-Large Only

Row [1 (RS)]: With RS fac­ing, sk next 4 [5, 6] un­worked shells, join yarn in next bpdc, ch 4, *sk next V-st, fpdc around next st, sk next 2 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 2 dc, fpdc around next st, ch 1, rep from * across, dc in 3rd ch of beg ch- 4, turn. ([12] shells, [24] bpdc, [2] dc)

Rows [2 & 3]: Rep rows 2 and 3 of Shape Left Shoulder.

COL­LAR

Rnd 1 ( WS): Join yarn in end of Left Back Shoulder row, beg V- st in same row, 3 dc in next row (shell be­gun), ch 1, 3 dc in next row (shell com­pleted), V- st in next row, work­ing along un­worked sts of Front neck­line, sk next 2 dc, [shell in next ch-1 sp, (dc in first dc, ch 1, dc in last dc— V-st made) in next V- st] 2 [ 3, 3,

4, 5] times, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk last 2 dc, work­ing in ends of rows along Right Shoulder, V- st in next row, 3 dc in next row (shell be­gun), ch 1, 3 dc in next row (shell com­pleted), V- st in next row, work­ing along un­worked sts of Back neck­line, [*shell in next ch-1 sp*, V- st in next ch-1 sp] 2 [ 3, 3, 4, 5] times, rep be­tween *, join in first st, turn. (8 [10, 10, 12, 14] shells, 8 [10, 10, 12, 14] V-sts)

Rnd 2: Ch 1 loosely, fpdc around first dc, *sk next 3 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, fpdc around next dc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp**, fpdc around next dc, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in first st, turn. (8 [10, 10, 12, 14] shells, 16 [20, 20 24, 28] fpdc)

Rnd 3: Ch 1 loosely, bpdc around first fpdc, *sm shell in next ch-1 sp, bpdc around next fpdc, sk next 3 dc, V- st in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc**, bpdc around next fpdc, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in first st, turn. (8 [10, 10, 12, 14] sm shells, 8 [10, 10, 12, 14] V-sts, 16 [20, 20 24, 28] bpdc)

Rnd 4: Ch 1 loosely, fpdc around same bpdc as join, *ch 1, sk next V- st, fpdc around next bpdc, sk next 2 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 2 dc**, fpdc around next bpdc, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in first st, turn. (8 [10, 10, 12, 14] shells, 16 [20, 20, 24, 28] fpdc)

Rnd 5: Ch 1 loosely, bpdc around same fpdc as join, *sk next 3 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc, bpdc around next fpdc, ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp**, bpdc around next fpdc, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in first st, turn. Rnd 6: Ch 1 loosely, fpdc around same bpdc as join, *sm shell in next ch-1 sp, fpdc around next bpdc, sk next 3 dc, V- st in next ch-1 sp, sk next 3 dc**, fpdc around next bpdc, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in first st, turn. (8 [10, 10, 12, 14] sm shells, 8 [10, 10, 12, 14] V-sts, 16 [20, 20 24, 28] bpdc)

Rnd 7: Ch 1 loosely, bpdc around same fpdc as join, *ch 1, sk next V-st, bpdc around next fpdc, sk next 2 dc, shell in next ch-1 sp, sk next 2 dc**, bpdc around next dc, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in first st, turn.

Rnds 8–14: [Rep rnds 2–7 con­sec­u­tively] once, rep rnd 2 once. At end of last rnd, do not turn.

Rnd 15: Ch 1 loosely, fpdc around first bpdc, *sk next dc, sc in each of next 2 dc, 5 sc in next ch-1 sp, sc in each of next 2 dc, sk next dc, fpdc around next bpdc, sc in next ch-1 sp**, fpdc around next bpdc, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join, fas­ten off. (80 [100, 100, 120, 140] sc, 16 [20, 20, 24, 28] fpdc)

Belt

Row 1 (RS): Ch 9, dc in 4th ch from hook (first 3 chs count as first dc) and in each ch across, turn. (7 sts)

Row 2: Ch 3, dc in each st across, turn.

Row 3: Ch 2 (see Pat­tern Notes), fpdc around each of next 5 sts, hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn. Rep rows 2 and 3 al­ter­nately un­til belt mea­sures ap­prox­i­mately 56 [60, 64, 68, 72] inches. Fas­ten off.

FIN­ISH­ING

Block to mea­sure­ments. Sew side seams. Sc evenly around bot­tom edge and sleeve open­ings.

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FIN­ISHED SIZE

Adult woman

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

63/4 inches in cir­cum­fer­ence around palm, not in­clud­ing thumb x 7 inches long

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Knit­cir­cus Great­est of Ease Large Sock Set sock ( su­per fine) weight merino/ ny­lon yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 400 yds/ 100g per set):

1 set Renoir im­pres­sion­ist • Size E/ 4/ 3.5mm cro­chet hook or size needed

to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle • Stitch mark­ers

GAUGE

In pat­tern: 6 (sc, ch 2, puff) = 4 inches; 12 rnds = 4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Yarn Sock Set comes pack­aged as two iden­ti­cal pre- wound yarn cakes. One set is suf­fi­cient for both hat and mitts. If mak­ing both hat and mitts, be­gin with mitts. Start each mitt from the cen­ter strand of each cake. For hat, be­gin with outer yarn strand of one yarn cake. When

yarn runs out, join new yarn from cen­ter of se­cond yarn cake. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

First foun­da­tion sin­gle cro­chet (first foun­da­tion sc): Ch 2, in­sert hook into 2nd ch from hook, yo, pull up a lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook (see il­lus­tra­tion A— ch-1 com­pleted), yo, pull through both lps on hook (see il­lus­tra­tions B and C—sc com­pleted). Next foun­da­tion sin­gle cro­chet (next foun­da­tion sc): [In­sert hook in last ch-1 made (see il­lus­tra­tion A), yo, pull up a lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook (see il­lus­tra­tion B— ch-1 com­pleted), yo, pull through both lps on hook (see il­lus­tra­tions C and D—sc com­pleted)] as in­di­cated in in­struc­tions. Puff stitch ( puff st): ( Yo, in­sert hook in st or sp in­di­cated, yo and draw up lp) 3 times, yo and draw through all 7 lps on hook, ch 1 to close st.

MITTS

Rnd 1 (RS): Leav­ing 12inch tail, first foun­da­tion sc (see Spe­cial Stitches), 35 next foun­da­tion sc (see Spe­cial Stitches), join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first st, do not turn. (36 sts)

Rnd 2: Ch 2 (does not count as st), dc in first foun­da­tion sc, place marker in dc just made to mark beg of rnd, dc in each foun­da­tion sc around, join in first dc, do not turn.

Rnd 3: Ch 2, fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around first dc and each dc around, do not join, do not turn.

Rnd 4: (Sc, ch 2, puff st— see Spe­cial Stitches) in first fpdc, *sk next 3 sts**, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in next fpdc, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in first sc, turn. (9 puff sts)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in each ch-2 sp around, join in first sc, turn.

Rnds 6 & 7: Rep rnd 5.

Inc for Palm & Thumb

Rnd 8: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in each of next 4 ch-2 sps, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in next sc, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in next ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in next sc, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in each rem ch-2 sp around, join in first sc, turn. (11 puff sts)

Rnd 9: Rep rnd 5.

Rnd 10: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in each of next 5 ch-2 sps, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in next sc, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in next ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in next sc, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in each rem ch-2 sp around, join in first sc, turn. (13 puff sts)

Rnds 11–16: Rep rnd 5.

Sep­a­rate for Thumb

Rnd 17 ( WS): Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in each of next 5 ch-2 sps, place marker in same ch-2 sp as last puff st made (thumb), sk next 3 ch-2 sps times, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in next ch-2 sp, place marker in same ch-2 sp as last puff st made (thumb), (sc, ch 2, puff st) in each rem ch-2 sp around, join in first sc, place marker in last ch-2 sp made for Hand, fas­ten off. (10 puff sts)

Thumb

Rnd 1 (RS): With RS fac­ing, join yarn in first marked thumb ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in same ch-2 sp, [(sc, ch 2, puff st) in next ch-2 sp] across to next marked ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in marked ch-2 sp, sl st in ch-1 sp of puff st at open­ing on hand, join in first sc, turn. (5 puff sts)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in each ch-2 sp around, join in first sc, turn.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, hdc in each sc, ch-2 sp, puff st, and ch-1 of puff st around, join in first hdc, fas­ten off. (20 hdc)

Hand

Rnd 18 (RS): With RS fac­ing, join yarn in marked ch-2 sp, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in same ch-2

sp and in each ch-2 sp around, join in first sc, turn.

Rnds 19–21: Rep rnd 5.

Rnd 22: Ch 1, hdc in each sc, ch-2 sp, puff st, and ch-1 of puff st around, join in first hdc, fas­ten off. (40 hdc)

FIN­ISH­ING

Us­ing tail from foun­da­tion ch, seam cuff open­ing. Lightly wet- block or steam.

FIN­ISHED SIZE

Adult woman

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

8 inches long x 161/2 inches in cir­cum­fer­ence

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Knit­cir­cus Great­est of Ease Large Sock Set sock ( su­per fine) weight merino/ ny­lon yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 400 yds/ 100g per set):

1 set Renoir im­pres­sion­ist • Size E/ 4/ 3.5mm cro­chet hook or size needed

to ob­tain gauge • Ta­pes­try nee­dle • Stitch mark­ers

GAUGE

In pat­tern: 6 puff sts = 4 inches; 12 rnds = 4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Yarn Sock Set comes pack­aged as two iden­ti­cal pre- wound yarn cakes. One set is suf­fi­cient for both hat and mitts. If mak­ing both hat and mitts, be­gin with mitts. Start each mitt from the cen­ter strand of each cake. For hat, be­gin with outer yarn strand of one yarn cake. When yarn runs out, join new yarn from cen­ter of se­cond yarn cake. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

First foun­da­tion dou­ble cro­chet (first foun­da­tion dc): Ch 2, yo, in­sert hook into 2nd ch from hook (see il­lus­tra­tion A), yo, pull up lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook (see il­lus­tra­tion B— ch-1 com­pleted), [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice (see il­lus­tra­tions C– E— dc com­pleted). Next foun­da­tion dou­ble cro­chet (next foun­da­tion dc): * Yo, in­sert hook in last ch-1 made (see il­lus­tra­tion A), yo, pull up lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook (see il­lus­tra­tion B— ch-1 com­pleted), [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice (see il­lus­tra­tions C– E— dc com­pleted), rep from * as in­di­cated. Puff stitch ( puff st): ( Yo, in­sert hook in st or sp in­di­cated, yo and draw up lp) 3 times, yo and draw through all 7 lps on hook, ch 1 to close st (re­fer to il­lus­tra­tion on pre­vi­ous page).

De­crease puff stitch (dec puff st): Yo, in­sert hook in same ch-2 sp as st just made, yo and draw up lp, yo, in­sert hook in next sc, yo and draw up lp, yo, in­sert hook in ch-1 of next puff st, yo and draw up lp, yo, in­sert hook in next ch-2 sp, yo and draw up lp, yo, draw through 9 loops on hook.

HAT

Foun­da­tion row (RS): Leav­ing 12- inch tail, first foun­da­tion dc (see Spe­cial Stitches), 99 next foun­da­tion dc (see Spe­cial Stitches), do not turn. (100 sts)

Rnd 1: Ch 2, be­ing care­ful not to twist, dc in first foun­da­tion dc, place marker in dc just made to mark beg of rnd, dc in each foun­da­tion dc around, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first dc.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around first dc, fpdc around each dc around to last dc, fpsc (see Stitch Guide) around last dc, do not join.

Rnd 3: (Sc, ch 2, puff st— see Spe­cial Stitches) in first fpdc, *sk next 3 sts**, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in next fpdc, rep from * around, end­ing last rep at **, join in first sc, turn. (25 puff sts)

Rnd 4 ( WS): Ch 1, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in each ch-2 sp around, join in first sc, turn.

Rnds 5–17: Rep rnd 4.

Rnd 18: Ch 1, *(sc, ch 2) in next ch-2 sp, dec puff st (see Spe­cial Stitches) beg in same ch-2 sp, [(sc, ch 2, puff st) in next ch-2 sp] 3 times, rep from * around, join in first sc, turn. (20 puff sts)

Rnd 19: Rep rnd 4.

Rnd 20: Ch 1, *(sc, ch 2) in next ch-2 sp, dec puff st beg in same ch-2 sp, [(sc, ch 2, puff st) in next ch-2 sp] 2 times, rep from * around, join in first sc, turn. (15 puff sts)

Rnd 21: Rep rnd 4.

Rnd 22: Ch 1, *(sc, ch 2) in next ch-2 sp, dec puff st, (sc, ch 2, puff st) in next ch-2 sp, rep from * around, join in first sc, turn. (10 puff sts)

Rnd 23: Rep rnd 4.

Rnd 24: Ch 1, *(sc, ch 2) in next ch-2 sp, dec puff st beg in same ch-2 sp, rep from * around, join in first sc, fas­ten off leav­ing long yarn tail. (5 puff sts)

FIN­ISH­ING

Weave tail through each ch-1 sp of puff sts and sc around, pull tight to close, weave in end. Use yarn tail from foun­da­tion row to seam gap at beg. Lightly wet- block or steam.

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