Easy Does It! to crochet LC1244

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionSend by emailSend by email

Suitable for Beginning Crocheters.

Directions are for Size Small. Changes for Sizes Medium and Large are in parentheses.

J.&P. COATS® "Speed-Cro-Sheen®", Art. C45, 100% mercerized cotton, (100 yard/91 meter balls): 14 (16, 18) Balls of No. 12 Black or No. 1 White.

Crochet Hook: U.S. Size Size F-5 [3 ¾ mm].

GAUGE: 20 sts = 4"; 12 rows = 4" in pat. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge given.
To Fit Bust: 30-32 (34-36, 38-40)".
Finished Bust Measurement: 44 (49, 52)".
Working Measurements: Width across back or front = 22 (24 ½, 26)"; length from shoulder = 27 (29, 31)"; sleeve width = 18 (19 ½, 19 ½)"; sleeve length = 9 (10, 11)".

BACK AND FRONT (Alike): Ch 112 (124, 132).

Foundation Row (Wrong Side): Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each ch across; turn -110 (122, 130) sts.

Row 1 (Right Side): Ch 1, sc in first 2 dc, * ch 2, skip 2 dc, sc in next 2 dc; rep from across, working last sc in top of ch-3; turn.

Row 2: Ch 3, skip first sc, dc in next sc, * ch 2, skip ch, dc in next 2 sc; rep from * across; turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first 2 dc, * ch 2, skip ch, sc in next 2 dc; rep from * across, working last sc in top of ch-3; turn.

Rep Rows 2 and 3 for pat until 26 (28, 30)" from beg, end Row 3.

Next Row: Ch 3, skip first sc, dc in next sc, * 2 dc in ch-2 sp, dc in next 2 sc; rep from * across; turn - 110 (122, 130) sts.

Shape Shoulders: Ch 3, skip first dc, dc in next 29 (35, 39) dc - 30 (36, 40) sts. Fasten off.

With wrong side facing, skip next 50 dc, attach thread in next dc. Ch 3, dc in next dc and in each st across - 30 (36, 40) sts. Fasten off.

SLEEVES: Ch 92 (100, 100). Work same as for back and front over 90 (98, 98) sts until 9 (10, 11)" from beg, end Row 3. Fasten off.

FINISHING: Sew shoulder seams. Mark each side of front and back 9 (10, 10)" down from seams. Place center of sleeve tops at seams and sew in place between markers. Sew side and sleeve seams. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: beg = begin(ning); ch = chain; dc = double crochet; rep = repeat; sc = single crochet; sp = space; st(s) = stitch(es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; [ ] = work directions given in brackets the number of times specified.

Pattern © by Coats & Clark Inc. Reproduced with permission from Coats & Clark Inc. PurpleKittyYarns.com is not endorsed by Coats & Clark Inc. It is not permissible to contract production of projects made from designs published by Coats & Clark to a third party for sale or distribution.