Tolosa Vest

Sim­ple to make with no shap­ing, this vest is big on style! Dress it up with a skirt or wear it ca­sual with jeans!

Annie's Fast, Easy, Fun, Crochet Fall 2018 - - Contents - Design by Lena Sk­vager­son for An­nie’s Sig­na­ture De­signs

Skill Level

EASY

Fin­ished Sizes

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

Fin­ished Mea­sure­ments

Bust: 37 inches (small) [41 inches (medium), 45 inches (large), 49 inches (X-large), 53 inches (2X-large)] Length: 19 inches (small) [20 inches (medium), 21 inches (large), 22 inches (X-large), 23 inches (2X-large)]

Ma­te­ri­als

• Premier Yarns Aurora medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (31/2 oz/166 yds/ 100g per skein): 4 [5, 6, 6, 7] skeins #1028- 08 mid­night

• Size J/10/6mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge

• Ta­pes­try nee­dle

• Stitch mark­ers

Gauge

12 dc = 4 inches; 7 dc rows = 4 inches Take time to check gauge.

Pat­tern Notes

Vest is worked flat and then seamed to­gether at shoul­ders. Col­lar is then worked flat along neck­line.

Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Work last stitch on row in top of be­gin­ning chain-3 of pre­vi­ous row un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

Vest Back

Row 1: Loosely ch 57 [63, 69, 75, 81], dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (55 [61, 67, 73, 79] dc)

Row 2 (WS): Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), [ bpdc (see Stitch Guide) in next st, dc in next st] across, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, [ fpdc (see Stitch Guide) in next st, dc in next st] across work­ing last dc (see Pat­tern Notes) in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Row 4: Rep row 2. Fas­ten off and cut yarn.

Left Front

Row 1: Loosely ch 37 [39, 43, 45, 49], dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across, turn. (35 [37, 41, 43, 47] dc)

Row 2 (WS): Ch 3, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] across, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, [fpdc in next st, dc in next st] across, turn.

Row 4: Rep row 2, place marker in last st on row. Fas­ten off and cut yarn.

Right Front

Work as Left Front, place marker in first st on last row. Do not fas­ten off.

Body

Work pieces tog, and move mark­ers up as work con­tin­ues.

Row 1 (RS): Ch 3, [ fptr (see Stitch Guide) in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each st across Right Front, dc in each st across Back, dc in each st across Left Front to last 6 sts, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, turn. (125 [135, 149, 159, 173] sts)

Row 2: Ch 3, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each dc across to last 6 sts, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each dc across to last 6 sts, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, turn.

Rep rows 2 and 3 un­til piece mea­sures 10 [101/2, 111/4, 12, 121/2] inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Next row (RS): Ch 3, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each dc across to 7 [7, 9, 9, 9] sts be­fore st with first marker, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 4 [4, 5, 5, 5] times, dc in next st, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 4 [4, 5, 5, 5] times, dc in each dc across to 8 [8, 10, 10, 10] sts be­fore st with 2nd marker, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 4 [4, 5, 5, 5] times, dc in next st with marker, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 4 [4, 5, 5, 5] times, dc in each dc across to last 6 sts, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, turn.

Next row (WS): Ch 3, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each dc across to 7 [7, 9, 9, 9] sts be­fore st with marker, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] 4 [4, 5, 5, 5] times, dc in next st, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] 4 [4, 5, 5, 5] times, dc in each dc across to 8 [8, 10, 10, 10] sts be­fore st with next marker, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st]

4 [4, 5, 5, 5] times, dc in next st with marker, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] 4 [4, 5, 5, 5] times, dc in each dc across to last 6 sts, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, turn.

Right Front Arm­hole

Row 1 (RS): Ch 3, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each dc across to 7 [7, 9, 9, 9] sts be­fore st with first marker, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, turn, leav­ing rem sts un­worked. (33 [35, 37, 39, 43] sts)

Row 2: Ch 3, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each dc across to last 6 sts, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each dc across to last 6 sts, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, turn.

Rep rows 2 and 3 un­til Arm­hole mea­sures 8 [81/2, 83/4, 9, 91/2] inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Fas­ten off.

Back Arm­holes

Row 1 (RS): Sk 4 [4, 8, 8, 8] sts from edge of first Right Arm­hole row, join (see Pat­tern Notes) in next dc, ch 3, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each dc across to 8 [8, 10, 10, 10] sts be­fore st with 2nd marker, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, turn. (51 [57, 59, 65, 71] sts)

Row 2: Ch 3, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each dc across to last 6 sts, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each dc across to last 6 sts, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, turn.

Rep rows 2 and 3 un­til Back Arm­hole mea­sures the same as Right Front, end­ing with a WS row. Fas­ten off.

Left Front Arm­hole

Leav­ing 4 [4, 8, 8, 8] sts un­worked for Left Arm­hole, join yarn with a sl st in next dc on left front.

Row 1 (RS): Sk 4 [4, 8, 8, 8] sts from edge of first Back Arm­hole row, join in next dc, ch 3, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each dc across to last 6 sts, [fptr in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, turn. (33 [35, 37, 39, 43] sts)

Row 2: Ch 3, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, dc in each dc across to last 6 sts, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] 3 times, turn.

Rep rows 1 and 2 un­til Left Arm­hole mea­sures the same as Right Front and Back, end­ing with a WS row. Fas­ten off.

Assem­bly

Sew shoul­der seams 13 [14, 15, 17, 18] sts in from each out­side edge. (65 [71, 73, 75, 85] sts left for neck open­ing)

Col­lar

With RS fac­ing, join yarn in first st on Right Front and work around neck open­ing.

Row 1: Ch 3, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st] across, turn. (65 [71, 73, 75, 85] sts)

Row 2: Ch 3, [fpdc in next st, dc in next st] across, turn.

Rep rows 1 and 2 un­til Col­lar mea­sures 5 [51/2, 6, 61/2, 7] inches. Fas­ten off.

Fin­ish­ing

Weave in ends. Block to mea­sure­ments. 

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