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FIN­ISHED SIZES

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

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Bust: 363/4 inches (small) [411/2 inches (medium), 453/4 inches (large), 503/4 inches ( X- large), 55 inches (2X- large)] Length: 231/4 inches (small) [233/4 inches (medium), 241/4 inches (large), 243/4 inches ( X- large), 251/4 inches (2X- large)]

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Pre­mier Yarns Ev­ery­day Soft Worsted Heathers medium ( worsted) weight acrylic yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 180 yds/ 100g per ball):

4 [ 4, 5, 5, 6] balls # 110- 02 golden heather • Size I/ 9/ 5.5mm cro­chet hook or size needed

to ob­tain gauge • Tapestry nee­dle • 1- inch buf­falo horn but­tons: 5 [ 5, 5, 6, 6] • Stitch mark­ers

GAUGE

14 dc = 4 inches; 8 dc rows = 4 inches In main pat­tern: 31/2 pat­tern reps = 4 inches; 7 rows = 4 inches Take time to check gauge.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Re­fer to Stitch Di­a­gram as needed. For best re­sult mea­sure gauge while swatch is hang­ing ver­ti­cally. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain- 6 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first sin­gle cro­chet and chain-5 un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch un­less oth­er­wise stated.

PAT­TERN STITCH

Main Pat­tern Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (sk chs count as first dc) and in each ch across, turn. Rows 2– 4: Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), dc in next dc and in each dc across, turn. Row 5: Ch 6 (see Pat­tern Notes), sk next 3 dc, sc in next dc, *ch 5, sk next 3 dc, sc in next dc, rep from * across, end­ing with a sc in last dc, turn. Row 6: Ch 5, sc in first ch-5 sp, *ch 5, sk next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp, rep from * across, end­ing with 1 more sc in last ch-5 sp, turn. Rep row 6 for pat­tern.

CARDI­GAN BACK

Ch 67 [ 75, 83, 91, 99].

Rows 1– 6: Work rows 1– 6 in Main Pat­tern (see Pat­tern Stitch). (16 [18, 20, 22, 24] ch sps) Rep row 6 un­til piece mea­sures 16 inches. Place mark­ers on each side to mark beg of arm­hole.

Work even un­til piece mea­sures 22 [221/2, 23, 231/2, 24] inches.

First Neck & Shoul­der

Row 1: Ch 5, sc in first ch-5 sp, *ch 5, sk next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp, rep from * 2 [2, 3, 3, 4] more times, turn leav­ing rem ch sps un­worked. (4 [4, 5, 5, 6] ch sps)

Row 2: Ch 5, sc in first ch-5 sp, *ch 5, sk next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp, rep from * 2 [2, 3, 3, 4] more times, end­ing with 1 more sc in last ch-5 sp, turn. Fas­ten off.

2nd Neck & Shoul­der

Row 1: From end of first row of First Neck & Shoul­der shap­ing, count and sk 7 [9, 9, 11, 11] un­worked ch sps, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in next sp, *ch 5, sk next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp, rep from * across, end­ing with 1 more sc in last ch-5 sp, turn. (4 [4, 5, 5, 6] ch sps)

Row 2: Ch 5, sc in first ch-5 sp, *ch 5, sk next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp, rep from * 2 [2, 3, 3, 4] more times. Fas­ten off.

LEFT FRONT

Ch 31 [35, 39, 43, 47].

Work rows 1– 6 as for Back. (7 [8, 9, 10, 11] ch sps) Work as for Back un­til piece mea­sures 16 inches. Place marker at side to mark beg of arm­hole.

Work even un­til piece mea­sures ap­prox­i­mately 17 [171/2, 18, 18, 181/2] inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Shape Neck & Shoul­der Row 1 (RS): Ch 5, sc in first ch-5 sp, *ch 5, sk next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp, rep from * 3 [4, 5, 6, 7] more times, ch 2, tr in next ch-5 sp, turn leav­ing last sp un­worked. (6 [7, 8, 9, 10] ch sps)

Row 2 (dec): Ch 5, sc in first ch-5 sp, *ch 5, sk next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp, rep from * across, end­ing with 1 more sc in last ch-5 sp, turn. (5 [6, 7, 8, 9] ch sps)

Row 3: Ch 5, sc in first ch-5 sp, *ch 5, sk next sc, sc in next ch-5 sp, rep from * across, end­ing with ch 2, tr in last ch-5 sp, turn. Rep rows 2 and 3 un­til 4 [4, 5, 5, 6] sps rem on shoul­der. Work even in Main Pat­tern un­til piece mea­sures the same as Back. Fas­ten off.

RIGHT FRONT

Work as for Left Front, but beg Shape Neck & Shoul­der with a WS row.

SLEEVE

Make 2.

Cuff Ch 35 [35, 35, 39, 43].

Work rows 1– 8 as for Back. (8 [8, 8, 9, 10] ch sps)

Row 9 (inc row): Ch 8, sc in sc at base of ch, *ch 5, sk next sc, sc in next ch sp, rep from * across, end­ing with 1 more sc in last ch-5 sp, turn. (9 [9, 9, 10, 11] ch sps) Size Small Only Work even in Main Pat­tern and rep inc row ev­ery 5th row 3 more times. (12 ch sps)

Size Medium Only Work even in Main Pat­tern and rep inc row ev­ery 3rd row 2 more times, then ev­ery 5th row 2 more times. ([13] ch sps) Sizes Large, X-Large & 2X-Large Only Work even in Main Pat­tern and rep inc row ev­ery 3rd row 5 more times. ([14, 15, 16] ch sps)

All Sizes Work even in Main Pat­tern un­til Sleeve mea­sures 18 inches. Fas­ten off.

ASSEM­BLY

Sew side seams from bot­tom edge up to mark­ers. Sew Shoul­der seams. Sew Sleeve seam and set in Sleeves.

Neck Band Row 1: With RS fac­ing, join yarn to Right Front Neck edge, ch 3 and work evenly in dc around neck edge (al­ter­nate 2 or 3 sts per sp), plac­ing dc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next 3 sts in edge of last Neck dec row on each side and at each Shoul­der seam, turn.

Rows 2 & 3: Ch 3, dc dec in next 2 sts, dc in each dc across to last 3 sts, dc dec in next 2 sts, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn. Do not fas­ten off. At end of last row, do not turn.

Left But­ton Band Row 1: Beg at col­lar edge with RS fac­ing, ch 3, work 3 dc per sp along Left Front edge and dc evenly along dc row edges, turn.

Rows 2–5: Ch 3, dc in each dc across, turn. Fas­ten off.

Right But­ton­hole Band Row 1: With RS fac­ing, join yarn to bot­tom of Right Front edge, ch 3, work­ing 3 dc per sp, dc evenly across edge, en­sur­ing the same num­ber of sts as Left But­ton Band, turn.

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

Row 3: Ch 3, dc in each st un­til right above the 4 dc rows at the bot­tom edge, [ch 1, sk 1 dc] for bot­tom But­ton­hole, work dc in each dc and rep be­tween [ ] evenly for 5 [5, 5, 6, 6]

But­ton­holes, plac­ing last But­ton­hole 2 dc be­low top edge, turn.

Rows 4 & 5: Ch 3, dc in each dc and ch across, turn. Fas­ten off.

FIN­ISH­ING

At­tach but­tons on Left But­ton Band op­po­site But­ton­holes.

Weave in all ends.

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