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!

Crochet! - - Contents - 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!

Granny Square Car Coat Con­struc­tion Chart Sizes Large & X- Large

Granny Square Car Coat Con­struc­tion Chart Sizes 2X- Large & 3X- Large

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