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Ladies Burgundy Sweater
Materials: Bouquet Chunky 50 gm Skeins 13 (14, 15 balls) in Main Color. 1 Ball each of Contrasting Colours
Crochet Hook Size 5.50 mm
Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
Bust Sizes: 34 (36, 38)
Length to Shoulder: 23 inches
Length to Sleeve: 20 inches
Pattern Stitch: (Worked over an even number of stitches)
Row 1: 1 sc n each stitch to end of row.
Row 2: * 1 sc n next stitch, ch 1, miss 1 stitch * repeat from * to last 2 sts, 1 sc in each of last 2 sts. Repeat row 2 to continue
(Worked from side to side)
Ch 61, 1 sc n 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each ch to end, ch 1, turn.
Work in pattern starting with row 2 until back measures 5 ½ (6, 6 ½ inches)
Place a marker at the edge of the work to mark the shoulder. Continue working in pattern for a further 7 (8, 9 inches).
Place another marker at the edge of the work to mark the second shoulder.
Continue in pattern until the entire piece measures 18 (20, 23 inches) from the starting edge.
Work as given for back until 5 (7, 7) pattern rows have been worked.
Join contrast Color A and work 2 pattern rows.
Change to MC and work 2 pattern rows.
Change to contrast Color B and work 2 pattern rows.
Change to MC and work in pattern until the shoulder measures 5 ½ ( 6, 6 1./2 inches) and ending after a right side row.
Join contrast Color A and work in pattern across the first 50 sts, join contrast Color B, ch 1, turn.
Decrease 1 st at start of row (neck edge) work in pattern to last st, join MC and work in pattern to last 2 sts, decrease 1 st.
Continue working 1 row in each Color and at the same time decreasing 1 st at the neck edge every row until there are 44 sts in
Work even on these sts, maintaining the Color pattern until the Color pattern has been repeated 3 times.
Work even on these sts and in MC until a total of 6 (8, 10) rows have been worked since the decreases at the neck edge.
Continuing in MC, increase 1 st at the neck edge on every row until there are 50 sts in the row.
Chain 11 sts at the start of the next neck edge row, 1 sc in each st of the chain, work in pattern to end of row. There are now 60
sts in the row.
Continue working on these sts until the front measures the same as the back. Fasten off.
Left sleeve is made in MC, right sleeve has Color pattern (same as on front of garment)
With MC ch 11 sts.
1 sc in 2nd ch from the hook, 1 sc into each ch to end of row.
Next Row: 1 sc n each st across the row, working into the back loop only.
Repeat this last row until there are 11 ridges on the right side of the work.
DO NOT BREAK YARN
Turn and working along the edge of the cuff (across the ends of the ridges) work 2 sc for each ridge, 22 sc in the row.
Next Row: Work 1 sc in first st, * ch 1, 1 sc in next st * repeat from * to * to end of row, working 2 sc in last st.
Next Row: Work in pattern.
Continue working in pattern for 5 more rows **.
Increase 1 st at each end of the next and every following 10th row until there are 54 sts in the row.
Work even on these sts until the sleeve measures 20 inches. Fasten off.***
Follow the instructions given for left sleeve. Begin the Color sequence as given for the front and at the same time, following
sleeve instructions from ** to ***.
To Complete Garment:
Join the left shoulder seam.
Work the right side of the work facing work in sc between the shoulder markers across the back, then work 1 sc for each row
and each st around the neck edge, ch 1, turn.
Work in sc working into the back loop only until there are 4 ridges on the right side fo the work.
Next Row: Increase 10 sts evenly spaced in the row.
Continue until there are 7 ridges on the wrong side of the work.
Fold the sleeve in half lengthwise. Mark the center top of sleeve and pin to the shoulder seam. Pin the rest of the top to the
sleeve into place an sew seam. Repeat for second sleeve and side seam. Join left sleeve and side seam.
With right side fo the work facing, work 40 (43, 47) sc across the lower edge fo the front, then work 40 (43, 47) sc across the
lower edge of the back.
Next Row: 1 sc in each st across the row, working into the back loop only. Repeat this row. Work until there are 5 ridges on the
right side of the work. Fasten off.
Join the remaining side and sleeve seam.
Darn in any yarn ends.