LA­HAINA TOP De­sign by Lena Sk­vager­son for An­nie’s Sig­na­ture De­signs

This uniquely con­structed de­sign be­gins by mak­ing the yoke, which is folded, and then the body is at­tached!

Crochet! - - Contents - DE­SIGN BY LEN ASK VA GER SON FOR AN­NIE’ S SIG­NA­TURE DE­SIGNS

FIN­ISHED SIZES

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

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Waist: 32 inches (small) [38 inches (medium); 43 inches (large); 47 inches ( X- large); 53 inches (2X- large)] Length from shoul­der: 23 inches (small) [24 inches (medium); 25 inches (large); 26 inches ( X- large); 27 inches (2X- large)]

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Ply­mouth Adri­afil Kimera light ( DK) weight Egyp­tian cot­ton yarn ( 13/4 oz/ 148 yds/ 50g per ball): 5 [ 6, 6, 7, 8] balls # 11 blue/ green/ orange

var­ie­gated • Size H/ 8/ 5mm cro­chet hook or size needed

to ob­tain gauge • Stitch mark­ers • Tapestry nee­dle

GAUGE

161/2 sc = 4 inches; in pat­tern: 13 rows = 4 inches Take time to check gauge.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Re­fer to Stitch Di­a­grams as nec­es­sary. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of rows counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

TOP YOKE

Loosely ch 116 [116, 124, 124, 132], join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first ch.

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), 1 dc in back bar (see il­lus­tra­tion) of each of first 7 [11, 15, 15, 19] chs, ch 2, dc in back bar of next 51 [47, 47, 47, 47] chs, ch 2, 1 dc in back bar of next 7 [11, 15, 15, 19] chs, ch 2, 1 dc in back bar of next 51 [47, 47, 47, 47] chs, ch 2, join in top of beg ch-3. ( 116 [116, 124, 124, 132] dc, 4 ch-2 sps)

Back Bar of Chain

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in back lp (see Stitch Guide) of each dc around with (sc, ch 2, sc) in each corner ch-2 sp, join in first sc. (124 [124, 132, 132, 140] sc, 4 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in the same sc as join, *[ch 3, sk next sc, sc in the next sc] across un­til 1 sc rem be­fore first corner, ch 3, sk next sc, [sc, ch 3, sc] in corner ch-2 sp, rep from * 3 more times, ch 3, sk next sc, join in first sc. (68 [68, 72, 72, 76] ch-3 sps)

Rnd 4: Sl st in first ch-3 sp, [ch 3, 2 dc] in same sp, *ch 1, sk next ch-3 sp, [3 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-3 sp] across to corner, [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in corner ch-3 sp, rep from * 3 more times, ch 1, join in top of beg ch-3. (114 [114, 120, 120, 126] dc, 34 [34, 36, 36, 38] ch-1 sps)

Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in same ch as join, sc in back lp of each dc and ch-1 sp around with (sc, ch 2, sc) in each corner ch-2 sp, join in first sc. (156 [156, 164, 164, 172] sc, 4 ch-2 sps)

Rnd 6: Ch 1, sc in the same sc as join, *[ch 3, sk next sc, sc in next sc] across un­til 1 sc rem be­fore first corner, ch 3, sk next sc, [sc, ch 3, sc] in corner ch-2 sp, rep from * 3 more times, [ch 3, sk next sc, sc in the next sc] across side to last sc, ch 3, sk last sc, join in first sc. (84 [84, 88, 88, 92] ch-3 sps) Rnd 7: Sl st in first ch-3 sp, [ch 3, 2 dc] in same sp, *ch 1, sk next ch-3 sp, [3 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-3 sp] to corner, [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in corner ch-3 sp; rep from * 3 more times, [ch 1, sk next ch-3 sp, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp] across to last ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-3 sp, join in top of beg ch-3. (162 [162, 168, 168, 174] dc)

Rnds 8–22 [8–25, 8–28, 8–31, 8–34]: Rep rnds 5–7.

Next rnd: Rep rnd 5. (65 [77, 89, 97, 109] sc along the short edge)

Last rnd: Ch 1, sc in the same sc as join, *[ch 3, sk next sc, sc in the next sc] across to 1 sc rem be­fore first corner, ch 3, sk next sc, sc in corner ch-2 sp, rep from * 3 more times, [ch 3, sk next sc, sc in the next sc] across side to last sc, ch 3, sk last sc, join in first sc. (33 [39, 45, 49, 55] ch-3 sps along the short edge) Fas­ten off.

Piece mea­sures ap­prox­i­mately 71/2 [81/2, 9, 10, 11] inches from neck open­ing and out to the edge.

BODY

Fold piece in half with short end to short end and with WS fac­ing.

Rnd 1: Join yarn in sc in left corner of short end. Ch 3, work­ing through both lay­ers to con­nect cor­ners, work 1 dc in the same corner sc and through sc in the right corner of op­po­site short end, 1 dc in the same spot. Now work­ing through top layer only, [ch 1, sk next ch-3 sp, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp] across short end to last ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk last ch-3 sp. Now work­ing through both lay­ers to con­nect cor­ners, work 3 dc through corner sc on both lay­ers. Now work­ing through sin­gle layer, [ch 1, sk next ch-3 sp, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp] across next short end to last ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk last ch-3 sp, join in top of beg ch-3. (34 [40, 46, 50, 56] 3- dc groups around)

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in the same ch as join, sc in back lp of each dc and ch-1 sp around, join in first sc. (136 [160, 184, 200, 224] sc)

Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in the same sc as join, ch 3, [sk next sc, sc in the next sc, ch 3] around, join in first sc.

Rnd 4: Sl st in first ch-3 sp, [ch 3, 2 dc] in same ch-3 sp, ch 1, [sk next ch-3 sp, 3 dc in next ch-3 sp, ch 1] around, join in top of beg ch-3. Rep [rnds 2– 4] un­til piece mea­sures ap­prox­i­mately 23 [24, 25, 26, 27] inches from shoul­der, end­ing with a rnd of ch-3 sps. Fas­ten off.

NECK

Join yarn in op­po­site side of start­ing ch at mid back of neck open­ing.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in same ch as join, [ch 3, sk next st, sc in the next st] around, ch 1, join in first sc. Fas­ten off.

FIN­ISH­ING

Block to mea­sure­ments. C!

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