HOW TO MAKE A CRO­CHET LEAF JUMPER

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2tr in next tr, ch2, miss 2 ch, 2tr in next tr, 1tr, 2tr in next tr, ch2, miss 2 ch, tr2­tog, 1tr, tr2­tog, ch2, 1tr in 2ch-sp, turn

Row 2 5ch (counts as 1tr and ch2), miss 2 ch, tr3­tog, ch2, miss 2 ch, 2tr in next tr, 3tr, 2tr in next tr, ch2, miss 2 ch, 9tr, ch2, miss 2 ch, 3 (6, 9, 12)tr, turn

Row 3 ch3, 2 (5, 8, 11)tr, ch2, miss 2 ch, tr2­tog, 5tr, tr2­tog, ch2, miss 2 ch, 2tr in next tr, 5tr, 2tr in next tr, ch2, miss (2 ch, tr3­tog, 2 ch), 1tr in 3rd ch of 5 ch

Break yarn and fas­ten off

Sleeves (make two)

Cuff

Us­ing 6mm hook ch13 (13, 15, 15)

Row 1 1dc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch to end, turn [12 (12, 14, 14) sts]

Row 2 1dc in back loop only of each dc to end, turn

Rows 3-25 (25, 28, 28) rep Row 2 Take one cuff, re­join yarn and work 25 (25, 27, 27)dc evenly along one long edge work­ing 1dc into each row end, ss to form a tube Round 1 ch3, 1tr in same st, 2tr in each tr around, ss to top of 3 ch to join, turn [50 (50, 54, 54)sts] Rounds 2-28 (28, 29, 29) ch3, 1tr in each tr, ss to top of 3 ch to join, turn

Break yarn and fas­ten off

To make up

Sew along the shoul­ders Leav­ing a 21 (21, 22, 22)cm (8¼ (8¼, 8¾, 8¾)") gap for the arm­hole, sew up the sides. Pin the sleeves into place and sew around them

Neck band

Evenly work 72dc around neck, ss to join, turn

Round 1 ch3, 1tr in each dc around, ss to join in the round

Round 2 ch2 (does not count as st), *1fptr, 1bptr; rep from * to end, join to first fptr with a ss

Rounds 3-10 rep Round 2 Break yarn and fas­ten off

Fin­ish­ing

Sew in any loose ends on the wrong side and block gen­tly.

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