Designed by Denise Black.
Directions are for size Small. Changes for sizes Medium and Large are in parentheses.
RED HEART® "Plush™", Art. E719 (6 ounce skeins): 15 (17, 19) Ounces No. 9907 Red.
Crochet Hook: 4 mm [US G-6].
GAUGE: 6 groups (sc, ch 1, dc) = 4"; 12 rows = 4" in pat. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
To Fit: 30-32 (34-36, 38-40)".
Finished Bust: 35 (39, 43)".
BACK: Ch 83 (92, 101).
Row 1 (Right Side): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, * skip next 2 ch; (sc, ch 1, dc) all in next ch - group made; rep from * to last 3 ch; skip next 2 ch, sc in last ch; turn - 26 (29, 32) groups.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, * group in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last sc; sc in last sc; turn.
Rep Row 2 until 20 (20, 21)" from beg, end wrong side row.
Divide for Back Neck: Ch 1, sc in first sc, work 8 (9, 10) groups, sc in next ch-1 sp; turn leaving rem sts unworked. Work even in pat over these sts until 21 (21, 22)" from beg. Fasten off.
With right side facing, skip next 8 (9, 10) ch-1 sps on last long row, attach yarn in next ch-1 sp; ch 1, sc in same sp, work in pat to end; turn - 8 (9, 10) groups. Complete to correspond to first side.
FRONT: Work same as back until 18 (18, 19)" from beg, end wrong side row.
Divide for Neck: Work same as back neck.
SLEEVES: Ch 62 (65, 71). Work Rows 1 and 2 same as for back - 19 (20, 22) groups.
Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first sc, * group in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last sc; group in last sc; turn - 20 (21, 23) groups.
Row 4: Ch 1, (2 sc, ch 1, dc) all in first sp, * group in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last sc; group in last sc; turn - 21 (22, 24) groups.
Rows 5-8: Rep Row 4 - 25 (26, 28) groups at end of Row 8.
Row 9: Ch 1, (2 sc, ch 1, dc) all in first sp, * group in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last sc; sc in last sc; turn - 25 (26, 28) groups.
Rows 10-13: Ch 1, sc in first sc, * group in next ch-1 sp; rep from * to last sc; sc in last sc. Fasten off.
FINISHING: Sew shoulder seams. Mark front and back 8 ½ (8 ¾, 9 ½)" down from shoulder seams. Place center of sleeve top at seam and sew in place between markers. Sew side and sleeve seams. Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS: beg = beginning; ch = chain; dc = double crochet; mm = millimeter; rem = remain (ing); rep = repeat; sc = single crochet; sp = space; st(s) = stitch (es); * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated.
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