MAN­DARIN MAGIC

Add el­e­gance to your win­ter wardrobe with this so­phis­ti­cated yet prac­ti­cal light­weight coat.

Crochet! - - Contents - De­sign by Melissa Leap­man

FIN­ISHED SIZES

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

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Bust: 33 inches (small) [38 inches (medium), 421/2 inches (large), 47 inches ( X- large), 513/4 inches (2X- large)] Length: 221/2 inches (small) [23 inches (medium), 231/2 inches (large), 24 inches ( X- large), 241/2 inches (2X- large)]

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Ber­roco Black­stone Tweed medium ( worsted) weight wool/ mo­hair/ an­gora yarn ( 13/4 oz/ 130 yds/ 100g per ball):

11 [ 12, 13, 13, 14] balls # 2669 plum • Sizes G/ 6/ 4mm and H/ 8/ 5mm cro­chet hooks

or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Stitch mark­ers • Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

Pat­tern Stitch with size H hook: 14 sts = 4 inches; 12 rows = 4 inches Take time to check gauge.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Chain-2 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first half dou­ble cro­chet un­less other­wise stated. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less other­wise stated.

PAT­TERN STITCH

Row 1 (RS): Sc in 3rd ch from hook (first 2 sk chs count as first hdc), [dc in next ch, sc in next ch] across to last 2 chs, end­ing with dc in next ch, hdc in last ch, turn. Row 2: Ch 2 (see Pat­tern Notes), [sc in next dc, dc in next sc] across, end­ing with hdc in top of turn­ing ch-2, turn. Rep row 2 for Pat­tern Stitch.

JACKET Back

Row 1: With size H hook, ch 59 [67, 75, 83, 91], work row 1 of Pat­tern Stitch (see Pat­tern Stitch) across, turn. (58 [66, 74, 82, 90] hdc)

Next rows: Work even in Pat­tern Stitch un­til piece measures 1 inch from beg.

Shape Waist

Next row (dec): Ch 2, hdc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts, work in Pat­tern Stitch across to last 3 sts, hdc dec in next 2 sts, hdc in last st, turn. (56 [64, 72, 80, 88] hdc)

Next 10 rows: Dec 1 st at each side ev­ery 6th row once, then ev­ery 4th row once. (52 [60, 68, 76, 84] hdc)

Next rows: Con­tinue to work even in Pat­tern Stitch un­til piece measures 7 inches from beg, end­ing with a WS row.

Shape Bust

Next row (inc): Ch 2, hdc in st at base of ch, work in Pat­tern Stitch across, end­ing with 2 hdc in last st, turn.

Next 10 rows: Inc 1 st each side ev­ery 2nd row twice, then ev­ery 6th row once. (58 [66, 74, 82, 90] hdc)

Next rows: Work even in Pat­tern Stitch un­til piece measures 151/2 inches from beg, end­ing with a WS row.

Arm­hole Shap­ing

Next row (RS): Sl st in each of first 5 [6, 7,8, 9] sts, ch 2, work in Pat­tern Stitch across, leav­ing last 4 [5, 6, 7, 8] sts un­worked, turn. (50 [56, 62, 68, 74] hdc)

Next row: Sl st in each of first 3 [3,4, 4, 5] sts, ch 2, work in Pat­tern Stitch across, leav­ing last 2 [2, 3, 3, 4] sts un­worked, turn. (46 [52, 56, 62, 66] hdc)

Next rows: Dec 1 st at each end of ev­ery row 1 [3,4, 6, 7] time(s). (44 [46, 48, 50, 52] hdc at end of last row)

Next rows: Work even in Pat­tern Stitch un­til piece measures 221/2 [23, 231/2, 24, 241/2] inches from beg. At end of last row, fas­ten off.

Left Front

Row 1: With size H hook, ch 33 [37, 41, 45, 49], work row 1 of Pat­tern Stitch. (32 [36, 40, 44, 48] hdc)

Next rows: Work in Pat­tern Stitch un­til piece measures 1 inch from beg. Place lock­ing st marker on right edge of piece to in­di­cate where Arm­hole Shap­ing will be worked.

Shape Waist

Next row: Dec 1 st at Arm­hole edge ev­ery 6th row once, then ev­ery 4th row once. (30 [34, 38, 42, 46] hdc at end of last row)

Next rows: Con­tinue to work even in Pat­tern Stitch un­til piece measures 7 inches from beg, end­ing with WS row.

Shape Bust

Next row: Inc 1 st at Arm­hole edge ev­ery 4th row once, then ev­ery 6th row once. (32 [36, 40, 44, 48] hdc)

Next rows: Work even in Pat­tern Stitch un­til piece measures 151/2 inches from beg, end­ing with a WS row. Marker should be on right edge for RS row.

Arm­hole Shap­ing

Next row (RS): Sl st in each of first 5 [6, 7, 9, 10] sts, ch 2, work in Pat­tern Stitch across, turn. (28 [31, 34, 36, 39] hdc)

Next row: Work in Pat­tern Stitch across, leav­ing last 2 [2,3, 3, 4] sts un­worked, turn. (26 [29, 31, 33, 35] hdc)

Next rows: Dec 1 st at Arm­hole edge ev­ery row 1 [3,4, 5, 6] time(s). (25 [26, 27, 28, 29] hdc at end of last row)

Next rows: Work even in Pat­tern Stitch un­til piece measures 191/2 [20, 201/2, 21, 211/2] inches from beg, end­ing with a RS row.

Neck Shap­ing

Next row: Sl st in each of first 7 sts, ch 2, work in Pat­tern Stitch across, turn. (19 [20, 21, 22, 23] hdc)

Next row: Work in Pat­tern Stitch across, leav­ing last 3 sts un­worked, turn. (16 [17, 18, 19, 20] hdc)

Next row: Sl st in each of first 4 sts, ch 2, work in Pat­tern Stitch across, turn. (13 [14, 15, 16, 17] hdc)

Next rows: Dec 1 st at neck edge ev­ery row 3 times. (10 [11, 12, 13, 14] hdc at end of last row)

Next rows: Work even un­til piece measures same as Back to shoul­ders. At end of last row, fas­ten off.

Right Front Work same as Left Front ex­cept re­verse all shap­ing.

Sleeve Make 2.

Left-Side Cuff

Row 1: With size H hook, ch 23 [25, 25, 27, 27], work row 1 of Pat­tern Stitch. (22 [24, 24, 26, 26] hdc)

Row 2: Work even in Pat­tern Stitch.

Row 3: Work in Pat­tern Stitch across to last 3 sts, hdc dec in next 2 sts, hdc in last st, turn. (21 [23, 23, 25, 25] hdc)

Row 4: Ch 2, hdc dec in next 2 sts, work in Pat­tern Stitch across, turn. (20 [22, 22, 24, 24] hdc)

Rows 5 & 6: Rep rows 3 and 4. (18 [20, 20, 22, 22] hdc)

Row 7: Rep row 3. Fas­ten off. (17 [19, 19, 21, 21] hdc)

Right-Side Cuff

Work same as Left-Side Cuff ex­cept re­verse all shap­ing.

Join­ing Cuffs

With RS of both Cuffs fac­ing, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first st, work in Pat­tern Stitch across first Cuff, ch 1 tightly, work in Pat­tern Stitch across 2nd Cuff, turn. (35 [38, 38, 42, 42] hdc)

Sleeve Body

Next rows: Sk ch 1 on first row, work in Pat­tern Stitch and at same time, inc 1 st on each end of ev­ery other row 0 [0,0, 2, 6] times, ev­ery 4th row 1 [4,7, 6, 4] time(s) and then ev­ery 6th row 4 [2,0, 0, 0] times. (45 [49, 51, 55, 59] hdc at end of last row)

Next rows: Work even in Pat­tern Stitch un­til piece measures 121/2 inches from beg, end­ing with WS row.

Shape Cap

Next row: Sl st in each of first 5 [6,7, 8, 9] sts, ch 2, work in Pat­tern Stitch across, leav­ing last 4 [5,6, 7, 8] sts un­worked, turn. (37 [39, 39, 41, 43] hdc)

Next row: Dec 1 st at each end of ev­ery other row 3 [4,5, 6, 6] times, then ev­ery row 6 [6,5, 5, 6] times. (19 [19, 19, 19, 19] hdc at end of last row)

Next row: Sl st in each of first 3 sts, ch 2, work in Pat­tern Stitch across, leav­ing last 2 sts un­worked, turn. (15 [15, 15, 15, 15] hdc) Next row: Rep last row. Fas­ten off.

FIN­ISH­ING

Sew shoul­der seams, leav­ing cen­ter 24 sts open for back neck open­ing.

Neck­band

Row 1: With RS fac­ing and size G hook, join with sc to Right Front neck edge, evenly sp 67 [69, 71, 73, 75] sc across to op­po­site neck edge, turn.

Next rows: Work in Pat­tern Stitch un­til Neck­band measures 4 inches from beg. At end of last row, fas­ten off. Fold Neck­band in half with WS tog, loosely sew in place on WS.

Front Edg­ing

Row 1: With RS fac­ing and size G hook, evenly sp sc along Left Front edge, work­ing through both thick­nesses of Neck­band, do not turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, work­ing from left to right, re­verse sc (see Stitch Guide) in each st across. Fas­ten off. Rep on Right Front edge.

ASSEM­BLY

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