Instructions are for size Small. Changes for Medium and Large are in Parentheses
MATERIALS — Sport Yarn Weight
SPINNERIN Sport (2-oz) 6(6-7) Yellow 3504
OR Gorky i50-gr) 8(8-9) balls
OR Sabrina (50-gr) 8(8-9) balls
OR Elf (1-oz) 18(19-201 balls
2 plastic rings
CROCHET HOOK: “Bove or Diana” Size G OR SIZE TO GIVE GAUGE
GAUGE: 3 mesh (6 sts) – 1 inch
7 mesh rows = 3 inches
4 dc = 1 inch
10 rows = 4 inches
NOTE: Bedjacket is worked in one piece beg at center back of yoke. Yoke is worked rnd in a circle, then folded in half. Body and sleeves are worked rnd the double thickness of half circular yoke. Finished chest size can be adjusted to your own personal measurements.
YOKE: Ch 24, join with a sl st to form a ring.
Rnd 1: Ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch-1), • dc in next ch, ch 1; rep from • rnd, join with a sl st to 3rd ch of Tch. Note: Always loin yoke rnds in this manner. 24 mesh and 24 dc.
Rnd 2: Ch 4, dc in first ch-1 sp (counts as first inc mesh), ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, in next ch-1 sp work dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1 (mesh incl, dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 11 times more, join 12 inc mesh with 1 dc between.
Rnd 3: Ch 4, dc in first ch-1 sp, ch 1, (dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) twice, • inc mesh in next ch-1 sp, (dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) twice; rep from • to end. Join. 2 dc between inc mesh.
Rnd 4: Ch 4, dc in first ch-1 sp, ch 1, I& in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 3 times. • inc mesh in next ch-1 sp, (dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1) 3 times; rep from to end. Join. 3 dc between inc mesh.
Rep Rnd 4, 11(12.13) times more always working 1 more (dc, ch-1) between inc mesh every row. 192(204-2161 mesh.
Last Rnd: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), dc in first ch-1 sp, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp; rep from • rnd. Join, ch 1, turn. 384(408-4321 dc. Fold Yoke circle in half forming a semicircle. Be sure that sts at each side of semi-circle fall next to each other. When working body work thru double thickness (1 st at each side of semi-circle), double sts are referred to as 1 st. 192(204-216) sts each side.
BODY AND SLEEVES – Row 1: In first st work (sc. ch 2, 2 dc – diagonal shell – called D shell), • sk 2 sts, D shell; rep from • to last 2 sts, sl st in last st. Ch 1, turn. 64(68.721 D shells.
Row 2: D shell in first ch -2, • D shell in next ch -2; rep from ‘ to end. Ch 3, turn.
Row 3: (Ch 3 counts as first dc), dc in next dc, in next sc work 2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc (shell), • dc in next 2 dc, in next sc work (yo, draw up a 1p) 3 times, yo and thru 6 Ips, yo and thru 2 1ps – cluster, dc in next 2 dc, in next sc work shell;
rep from • end dc in last dc, dc in last sc. Ch 3, turn. Row 4: Dc in 2nd dc, shell in ch-2 (of previous shell), • dc in next 2 dc (single dc between shell and cluster), cluster in top of cluster, dc in next 2 dc, shell in next ch-2; rep from • end dc in last dc, dc in top of Tch. Ch 3, turn.
Rep Row 4, 9 times more
Row 14: Dc in first dc 11 dc inc), dc in next dc, shell in ch-2, • 2 dc in next dc (single dc), dc in next dc, cluster in top of cluster, 2 dc in next dc, dc in next dc, shell in next ch-2; rep from ‘ end 2 dc in last dc, dc in Tch. Ch 3, turn. 1 dc inc in each single dc panel – 3 dc between shells and clusters.
In pat work even for 415.61 rows
Next Row: In pat inc 1 dc in each single dc panel. 4 dc between shells and clusters.
In pat work even for 4(5.61 rows or desired length. Fasten off
FINISHING – Belt: (Length is based on measurement of chest lust below bust minus 1 1/2 inches). Ch 15.
Row 1: Cluster in 3rd ch from hook, • ch 1, sk 2 chs, cluster in next ch; rep from • to end. Ch 2, turn. 5 clusters. Row 2: Cluster in first ch-1, • ch-1, cluster in next ch-1; rep from • to end ch-1, cluster in top of Tch. Ch 2, turn. Rep Row 2 for pat to desired length.
Fold Body in half so that opening is at center front. From side edges along tower edge measure off about 14 inches (total of 28 inches) for sleeves and place markers at end for beg of Back and Front Body sections). Gathering in Body evenly rnd, sew belt to lower edge.
Front and Neckband: Ch 9. Beg with Row 1, work same as Belt (having 3 clusters) until band is same length as Fronts and Neck edge. Fasten off.
Sew to fronts and neck.
Buttons (make 2): Rnd plastic rings work 20 sc, join with a sl st. Ch 2.
Rnd 1: Draw up a Yi inch Ip, in next sc work (yo, draw up a Y, inch Ip) 5 times, yo and thru all Ips, ch 1, sk 9 sc, sl st in front Ip of next sc. Ch 1.
Rnd 2: Working thru back 1ps only, sc in each sc rnd, join. Rnd 3: • Sk 1 sc, sl st in next sc; rep from • rnd. Fasten ot t
Sewing opening tog at back.
Sew buttons to belt. Use space between clusters for buttonholes.