GE­OR­GIA ON MY MIND PULLOVER

The over­size fit and vented sides make this the per­fect piece for cool weather! Pair it with jeans or dress it up—no mat­ter what way you choose it will look stun­ning!

Crochet! - - Contents - De­sign by Sandi Prosser

FIN­ISHED SIZES

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

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Bust: 51 (551/2, 60, 64, 68) inches Length: 25 (25, 251/2, 26, 26) inches

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Ber­roco Fiora light ( DK) weight cot­ton/ vis­cose/ al­paca/ ny­lon wool yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 246 yds/ 100g per hank):

7 ( 7, 8, 9, 9) hanks # 3805 Ge­or­gia • Size 7/ 4.5mm cro­chet hook or size needed

to ob­tain gauge • Stitch mark­ers • Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

33/4 shells and 8 rows = 4 inches in Shell Pat­tern (blocked) 18 sts and 141/2 rows = 4 inches in sleeve pat­tern Take time to check gauge.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of row or round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

SPECIAL STITCHES

Shell: [3 dc, ch 3, dc] in same sp. Sin­gle cro­chet 2 to­gether (sc2­tog): [Insert hook in next st and pull up a lp] twice, yo, draw through all 3 lps on hook. Dou­ble cro­chet 2 to­gether (dc2­tog): [ Yo, insert hook in st in­di­cated, yo, pull up a lp, yo, draw through 2 lps] twice, yo, draw through all 3 lps on hook.

PAT­TERN STITCH SHELL PAT­TERN

Row 1 ( WS): Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), * shell (see Special Stitches) in next ch-3 sp; rep from * to last 3 dc, sk next 3 dc, 1 dc in top of turn­ing ch, turn.

Row 2 (RS): Ch 3, shell in next ch-3 sp; rep from * to last 4 dc, sk next 3 dc, 1 dc in top of turn­ing ch, turn. Rep row 2 for Shell Pat­tern.

PULLOVER BACK

Ch 149 (161, 173, 185, 197).

Row 1 (RS): Work 1 dc in 6th ch from hook (beg ch-5 counts as dc, ch 2), 1 dc in each of next 2 chs, ch 3, dc in next ch, *sk next 2 chs, dc in each of next 3 chs, ch 3, dc in next ch; rep from * to last 2 chs, sk next ch, dc in last ch, turn. [24 (26, 28, 30, 32) ch-3 sps] Beg with a WS row, work in Shell Pat­tern (see Pat­tern Stitch) un­til piece mea­sures 221/2 (221/2, 23, 231/2, 231/2) inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Shape Shoul­ders

Row 1 (RS): Ch 3, [shell in next ch-3 sp] 21 (23, 25, 27, 28) times, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, [shell in next ch-3 sp] 18 (20, 22, 24, 24) times, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, [shell in next ch-3 sp] 15 (17, 19, 20, 20) times, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, [shell in next ch-3 sp] 12 (14, 16, 16, 16) times, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, turn.

Row 5: Ch 3, [shell in next ch-3 sp] 3 (4, 4, 4, 4) times, place marker for left Shoul­der/ Neck edge, [shell in next ch-3 sp] 6 (6, 8, 8, 8) times, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp. Fas­ten off.

FRONT

Ch 149 (161, 173, 185, 197). Work as given for Back un­til piece mea­sures 191/2 (191/2, 20, 201/2, 201/2) inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Neck Shap­ing First Side

Next row (RS): Ch 3, [shell in next ch-3 sp] 10 (11, 11, 12, 13) times, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, turn. Leave rem shells un­worked.

Next row ( WS): Work in Shell Pat­tern to end of row, turn. [10 (11, 11, 12, 13) shells]

Next row: Ch 3, [shell in next ch-3 sp] 9 (10, 10, 11, 12) times, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, turn.

Next row ( WS): Work in Shell Pat­tern to end of row, turn. [9 (10, 10, 11, 12) shells] Con­tinue work­ing even in Shell Pat­tern un­til piece mea­sures same as Back to Shoul­der, end­ing with a RS row.

First Shoul­der Shap­ing

Next row (WS): Ch 3, [shell in next ch-3 sp] 6 (7, 7, 8, 8) times, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, turn.

Next row (RS): Ch 3, work in Shell Pat­tern to end, turn. [6 (7, 7, 8, 8) shells]

Next row: Ch 3, [shell in next ch-3 sp] 3 (4, 4, 4, 4) times, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, turn.

Next row: Ch 3, work in Shell Pat­tern to end. [3 (4, 4, 4, 4) shells] Fas­ten off.

Neck Shap­ing 2nd Side

With RS fac­ing, sk next 2 (2, 4, 4, 4) ch-3 sps. Join (see Pat­tern Notes) to next ch-3 sp. Ch 3, 2 dc in same sp, work in Shell Pat­tern to end of row, turn. [10 (11, 11, 12, 13) shells]

Next row ( WS): Ch 3, [shell in next ch-3 sp] 9 (10, 10, 11, 12) times, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, turn.

Next row: Ch 3, work in Shell Pat­tern to end of row, turn. [9 (10, 10, 11, 12) shells] Con­tinue even in Shell Pat­tern un­til piece mea­sures same as Back to Shoul­der, end­ing with a WS row.

2nd Shoul­der Shap­ing

Next row (RS): Ch 3, [shell in next ch-3 sp] 6 (7, 7, 8, 8) times, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, turn.

Next row: Ch 3, work in Shell Pat­tern to end of row, turn. [6 (7, 7, 8, 8) shells]

Next row: Ch 3, [shell in next ch-3 sp] 3 (4, 4, 4, 4) times, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, turn.

Next row: Ch 3, work in Shell Pat­tern to end of row, turn. [3 (4, 4, 4, 4) shells] Fas­ten off. Block Front and Back to mea­sure­ments. Sew Shoul­der seams. Place mark­ers at Front and Back side edges 51/4 (51/2, 53/4, 6, 61/4) inches be­low Shoul­der seams on both sides.

SLEEVE

With RS fac­ing, join yarn with a sl st to first marker along side edge. Work 48 (50, 52, 54, 56) sc evenly along side edge to rem marker. Join to first sc and work in rnds as fol­lows:

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in first st, *dc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * to last st, dc in last st; join to first st. Rnd 2: Ch 3, sc in next st, *dc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around; join to top of beg ch-3. Rep rnds 1 and 2 once more, then rnd 1 once.

Rnd 6 (dec rnd): Ch 1, sc2­tog (see Special Stitches), pat­tern to last 2 sts, dc2­tog (see Special Stitches) in last 2 sts, join to first st. [46 (48, 50, 52, 54) sts]

Rnd 7: Rep rnd 2. Rnd 8: Rep rnd 1. Rep rnds 7 and 8 once more, then rnd 7 once.

Rnd 12 (dec rnd): Ch 1, dc2­tog, pat­tern to last 2 sts, sc2­tog; join to first st. [44 (46, 48, 50, 52) sts]

Rep rnds 1–12 twice more. [36 (38, 40, 42, 44) sts] Work even in pat­tern un­til sleeve mea­sures 11 inches. Fas­ten off. Rep Sleeve for rem Sleeve.

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