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GRANNY SQUARE CAR COAT

Enjoy turning heads this winter in this classicall­y inspired granny square coat. You can easily dress it up or down by swapping a piece or two!

- DESIGN BY ROBYN CHACHULA

Design by Robyn Chachula

INTERMEDIA­TE FINISHED SIZES

Instructio­ns given fit woman’s size small; changes for medium, large, X- large, 2X- large and 3X- large are in [ ].

FINISHED MEASUREMEN­TS

Bust: 35 inches (small) [ 371/2 inches (medium), 42 inches (large), 45 inches ( X- large), 49 inches (2X- large), 521/2 inches (3X- large)] Length: 433/4 inches (small) [47 inches (medium), 433/4 inches (large), 47 inches ( X- large), 433/4 inches (2X- large), 47 inches (3X- large)]

MATERIALS

• Cascade Yarns Pacific Sport light ( DK) weight acrylic/ wool yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 273 yds/ 100g per skein): 1 [ 1, 1, 2, 2, 2] skein( s) # 139 deep teal 2 [ 2, 2, 2, 2, 2] skeins each of # 129 harvest gold, # 133 burnt ochre and # 140 jadeite 2 [ 2, 2, 3, 3, 3] skeins # 15 taupe 3 [ 3, 4, 4, 5, 5] skeins # 48 black • Size G/ 6/ 4mm or H/ 8/ 5mm crochet hook or

size needed to obtain gauge • Tapestry needle • 3/4- inch buttons: 2

GAUGE

Motif = 31/2 x 31/2 inches (with smaller hook) and 33/4 x 33/4 inches (with larger hook) Take time to check gauge.

PATTERN NOTES

Sizes small, large and 2X- large use smaller hook and gauge. Sizes medium, X- large and 3X- large use larger hook and gauge. Weave in loose ends as work progresses. Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated. Chain-3 at beginning of row or round counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated. Chain-7 at beginning of row counts as first double crochet and chain- 4 space. Chain- 6 at beginning of row counts as first double treble crochet and chain-1 space.

SPECIAL STITCHES

3- double crochet cluster (3- dc cl): [ Yo, insert hook in designated st, yo and pull up a lp, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook] 3 times in same st, yo and draw through 4 lps on hook. 2- double crochet cluster (2- dc cl): [ Yo, insert hook in designated st, yo and pull up a lp, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook] twice in same st, yo and draw through 3 lps on hook. Chain-5 join (ch-5 join): Ch 2, sl st to adjoining ch-5 sp on adjacent motif, ch 2. Chain-3 join (ch-3 join): Ch 1, sl st to adjoining ch-5 sp on adjacent motif, ch 1.

MOTIFS COLOR SEQUENCE Motif A

Make 34 [36, 44]. Rnds 1 & 2: Burnt ochre. Rnd 3: Taupe.

Rnd 4: Harvest gold. Rnd 5: Black.

Motif B

Make 34 [38, 44]. Rnds 1 & 2: Jadeite. Rnd 3: Deep teal. Rnd 4: Taupe. Rnd 5: Black.

Motif C

Make 26 [38, 48]. Rnds 1 & 2: Harvest gold. Rnd 3: Taupe. Rnd 4: Burnt ochre. Rnd 5: Black.

Motif D

Make 30 [36, 50]. Rnds 1 & 2: Taupe. Rnd 3: Deep teal. Rnd 4: Jadeite. Rnd 5: Black.

COAT MOTIF

Note: Use Chart to identify which color sequence to follow, changing colors as listed for each motif on rnds 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Rnd 1 (RS): Make a slip ring (see illustrati­on) with first color, ch 1, 8 sc in ring, join (see Pattern Notes) to first sc, pull ring closed. (8 sc) Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, 3- dc cl (see Special Stitches) in next sc, ch 3**, sc in next sc; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join to first sc. (8 ch-3 sps) Fasten off.

Rnd 3: With RS facing, join next color in first sc, ch 2, dc in first sc (counts as 2- dc cl), *ch 4, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next dc cl, ch 4**, 2- dc cl (see Special Stitches) in next sc; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join to first dc. (8 ch- 4 sps) Fasten off.

Rnd 4: Join next color in first dc, ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), dc in same dc, *ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1, (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1**, 3 dc in next dc cl; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, dc in same dc as joining, join in top of beg ch. (16 ch-1 sps) Fasten off.

Rnd 5: Join next color in top of beg ch-3, ch 3, sl st in same st, *ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc**, (sl st, ch 3, sl st) in next dc; rep from * around, ending last rep at **, join in first sl st. (12 ch-3 sps, 4 ch-5 sps) Fasten off.

JOINING MOTIFS

Make and join 124 [124, 148, 148, 186, 186] motifs using layout and color sequence chart as a guide. Follow directions for Motif through rnd 4. On rnd 5, join motif to adjacent motifs by substituti­ng a ch-3 join (see Special Stitches) for each ch-3 sp on sides that connect and substitute a ch-5 join (see Special Stitches) for each ch-5 sp at the corners that connect. Be sure to connect front and back motifs at side seams in same manner.

NECK MOTIF

Make & join 4 [4, 0, 0, 0, 0].

Note: Use Chart to identify which color sequence to follow.

Row 1 (RS): Make a slip ring with first color, ch 1, 7 sc in ring, pull ring closed, turn. (7 sc)

Row 2 ( WS): Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, 3 dc- cl in next sc, ch 3, sc in next sc; rep from * across, turn. (6 ch-3 sps) Fasten off.

Row 3: With RS facing, join next color in first sc, ch 7 (see Pattern Notes), *(sc, ch 2, sc) in next dc- cl, ch 4**, 2 dc- cl in next sc, ch 4; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, dc in last sc, turn. (6 ch- 4 sps) Fasten off.

Row 4: With WS facing, join next color in first dc, ch 3, dc in same dc, *ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1, (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1**, 3 dc in next dc cl; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn. (12 ch-1 sps) Fasten off.

Row 5: With RS facing, join new yarn to first dc, ch-3 join, sl st in same st, *ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, (sc, ch-3 join, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch-5 join, sc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch-3 join, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, (sl st, ch-3 join, sl st) in next dc; rep from * across, ending in top of beg ch. (10 ch-3 sps, 3 ch-5 sps)

HALF MOTIF

Make & join 9 [9, 28, 28, 10, 10].

Note: Use Chart to identify which color sequence to follow.

Row 1 (RS): Make a slip ring with first color, ch 1, 5 sc in ring, pull ring closed, turn. (5 sc)

Row 2 ( WS): Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3, 3- dc cl in next sc, ch 3, sc in next sc; rep from * once, turn. (4 ch-3 sps) Fasten off.

Row 3: With RS facing, join next color in first sc, ch 7, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next dc cl, ch 4, 2- dc cl in next sc, ch 4, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next dc cl, ch 4, dc in last sc, turn. (4 ch- 4 sps) Fasten off.

Row 4: With WS facing, join next color in first dc, ch 3, dc in same dc, *ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1, (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1*, 3 dc in next dc cl; rep from * to *, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn. (8 ch-1 sps) Fasten off.

Note: As some half motifs are not joined on all sps, join half motifs as required in same manner as full motifs by substituti­ng ch-3 join for ch-3 sps and ch-5 join for ch-5 sps on rnd 5 when adjacent to an adjoining motif while completing row 5.

Row 5: With RS facing, join next color in first dc, ch 3, sl st in same st, *ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp,

(sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch 5, sc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch 3, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, (sl st, ch 3, sl st) in next dc; rep from * across, ending in top of beg ch. (7 ch-3 sps, 2 ch-5 sps) Fasten off.

LEFT UNDERARM MOTIF

Make & join 2 [ 2, 2, 2, 2, 2].

Note: Use Chart to identify which color sequence to follow.

Row 1 (RS): Make a slip ring with first color, ch 1, 6 sc in ring, pull ring closed, turn. (6 sc)

Row 2 ( WS): Ch 1, sc in first sc, *ch 3**, 3- dc cl in next sc, ch 3, sc in next sc; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 2- dc cl in last sc, turn. (5 ch-3 sps) Fasten off.

Row 3: With RS facing, join next color in first st, ch 3, sc in same st, *ch 4, 2- dc cl in next sc, ch 4, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next dc cl; rep from * once, ch 4, dc in last sc, turn. (5 ch- 4 sps) Fasten off.

Row 4: With WS facing, join next color in first dc, ch 3, dc in same dc, *ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1**, (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next dc cl; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, (2 tr, ch 1, dtr— see Stitch Guide) in last ch sp, turn. (11 ch-1 sps) Fasten off.

Row 5: With RS facing, join next color in first dtr, ch-5 join, sc in first ch-1 sp, *ch 2, (sc, ch-3 join, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, (sl st, ch-3 join, sl st) in next dc**, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, (sc, ch-3 join, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch-5 join, sc) in next ch-2 sp; rep from * across, ending last rep at **. (8 ch-3 joins, 3 ch-5 joins) Fasten off.

RIGHT UNDERARM MOTIF

Make & join 2 [ 2, 2, 2, 2, 2].

Note: Use Chart to identify which color sequence to follow.

Row 1 (RS): Make a slip ring with first color, ch 1, 6 sc in ring, pull ring closed, turn. (6 sc)

Row 2 ( WS): Ch 2, dc in first sc (counts as 2- dc cl), *ch 3, sc in next sc**, ch 3, 3- dc cl in

next sc; rep from * across ending last rep at **, turn. (5 ch-3 sps) Fasten off.

Row 3: With RS facing, join next color in first sc, ch 7, *(sc, ch 2, sc) in next dc cl, ch 4, 2- dc cl in next sc, ch 4; rep from * across, (sc, ch 1, hdc) in last dc, turn. (5 ch- 4 sps) Fasten off.

Row 4: With WS facing, join next color in first hdc, ch 6 (see Pattern Notes), 2 tr in same hdc, *ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1**, 3 dc in next dc cl, ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1, (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in ch-2 sp; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch-3, turn. (10 ch-1 sps) Fasten off. Row 5: With RS facing, join next color in first dc, ch-3 join, sl st in same st, *ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, (sc, ch-3 join, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2**, (sc, ch-5 join, sc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch-3 join, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, (sl st, ch-3 join, sl st) in next dc; rep from * across ending last rep at **, (sc, ch-5 join, sl st) in last ch-1 sp. (8 ch-3 joins, 3 ch-5 joins) Fasten off.

LEFT ARM MOTIF

Make & join 0 [0, 2, 2, 2, 2].

Note: Use Chart to identify which color sequence to follow.

Row 1 (RS): Make a slip ring with first color, ch 1, 4 sc in ring, pull ring closed, turn. (4 sc)

Row 2 ( WS): Ch 1, sc in first sc, ch 3, 3- dc cl in next sc, ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3, 2- dc cl in last sc, turn. (3 ch-3 sps) Fasten off.

Row 3: With RS facing, join next color in first st, ch 3, sc in same st, ch 4, 2- dc cl in next sc, ch 4, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next dc cl, ch 4, dc in last sc, turn. (3 ch- 4 sps) Fasten off.

Row 4: With WS facing, join next color in first dc, ch 3, dc in same dc, ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1, (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next dc cl, ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, (2 tr, ch 1, dtr) in last ch-3 sp, turn. (7 ch-1 sps) Fasten off.

Row 5: With RS facing, join next color in first dtr, ch 1, ch-5 join, sc in first ch-1 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch-3 join, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, (sl st, ch-3 join, sl st) in next dc, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, (sc, ch-3 join, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch-5 join, sc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch-3 join, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, (sl st, ch-3 join, sl st) in top of turning ch. (5 ch-3 join sps, 2 ch-5 join sps) Fasten off.

RIGHT ARM MOTIF

Make & join 0 [0, 2, 2, 2, 2].

Note: Use Chart to identify which color sequence to follow.

Row 1 (RS): Make a slip ring with first color, ch 1, 4 sc in ring, pull ring closed, turn. (4 sc)

Row 2 ( WS): Ch 2, dc in first sc, ch 3, sc in next sc, ch 3, 3- dc cl in next sc, ch 3, sc in last

sc, turn. (3 ch-3 sps) Fasten off.

Row 3: With RS facing, join next color in first sc, ch 7, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next dc cl, ch 4, 2- dc cl in next sc, ch 4, (sc, ch 1, hdc) in last dc, turn. (3 ch- 4 sps) Fasten off.

Row 4: With WS facing, join next color in first hdc, ch 6, 2 tr in same hdc, ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next dc cl, ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1, (2 tr, ch 2, 2 tr) in ch-2 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch- 4 sp, ch 1, 2 dc in 3rd ch of beg ch, turn. (7 ch-1 sps) Fasten off.

Row 5: With RS facing, join next color in first dc, ch-3 join, sl st in same st, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, (sc, ch-3 join, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch-5 join, sc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch-3 join, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, sk next dc, (sl st, ch-3 join, sl st) in next dc, ch 2, sk next ch-1 sp, (sc, ch-3 join, sc) in next ch-1 sp, ch 2, (sc, ch-5 join, sl st) in last ch sp. (5 ch-3 joins, 2 ch-5 joins) Fasten off.

Cuff Edging

Rnd 1 (RS): With RS facing, join black on cuff edge of 1 sleeve, ch 1, sc evenly around cuff working an even number of sts, join to first sc, turn.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, *sc in sc, ch 1, sk next sc; rep from * around, join to first sc, turn.

Rnds 3 & 4: Ch 1, *sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * around, join to first sc, turn.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, *sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3; rep from * around, join to first sc. Fasten off.

Coat Edging

Rnd 1: With RS facing, join black in bottom right- hand corner of right front panel, ch 1, work across right front edge, around neck edge, down left front edge, and across bottom edge as follows: [sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 4, {sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3} twice, sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 4, sc in next ch-5 sp, ch 1] across all full motifs, sc evenly across all row ends on partial motifs, place (sc, ch 1, sc) in all outside corners, join to first sc, turn.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, [sc in next sc, ch 1, sk next sc] across all partial motifs, [sc in ch-1 sp, ch 1, (sc, ch 1) twice in each ch- 4 and ch-3 sps] across all full motifs, (sc, ch 1) twice in all ch-1 outside corners, join to first sc, turn.

Rnds 3 & 4: Ch 1, *sc in ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * around, (sc, ch 1) twice in all ch-1 outside corners, join to first sc, turn. Rnd 5: Ch 1, *sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, sc in next ch-1 sp, ch 3; rep from * around, working (sc, ch 3, sc, ch 1) in all outside corners, join to first sc. Fasten off.

ASSEMBLY

With matching colors, sew seams of underarm and arm motifs.

BLOCKING

Pin lower half of car coat in place to schematic size, spray or steam- block. Be sure to pin out ch-3 sps along edge. Allow to dry. Lay upper half of car coat in place and rep blocking.

FINISHING

Sew buttons to top of front opening opposite ch-3 sps on other edge. C!

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