4 ozs. CYNTHIA Bay-Bee Yarn or CYNTHIA Shetland Floss Pink No. 358.
Bone crochet hook No. 4.
2 yards satin ribbon ¼ inch wide
Gauge: 5 HDC = 1 inch; 2 shells = 2½ inches
Beginning at neck, ch 71, 1 HDC (half double crochet) in 3rd ch from hook, 1 HDC in each ch, ch 2, turn.
2nd row: 1 HDC in each of first 12 sts (front), 3 HDC in next st, 1 HDC in each of next 7 sts (sleeve), 3 HDC in next st, 1 HDC in each of next 26 sts (back), 3 HDC in next st, 1 HDC in each of next 7 sts (sleeve), 3 HDC in next st, 1 HDC in each of next 13 sts (front), ch 2, turn.
3rd row: 1 HDC in each st across row and 3 HDC in center st of each increasing group, ch 2, turn. Repeat 3rd row 7 times. Ch 4 at end of last increasing row, turn. Start pattern.
11th row: * Skip 1 st, 6 DC in the next st, ch 1, skip 1 st, 1 DC in the next st, ch 1, repeat from * across row, omitting the sleeve sts and ending with 1 DC in last st, ch 4, turn.
12th row: 6 DC in center of 1st shell, ch 1, 1 DC in DC of row below, ch 1, * 6 DC in center of next shell, ch 1, 1 DC in next DC, ch 1, repeat from * across row, ch 4, turn.
Repeat 12th row until work measures 6 inches from underarm. Fasten off.
Sleeves: Attach yarn in DC at underarm, ch 4, work a shell in space next to increasing group, continue with pattern around armhole, working 7 patterns in all, join last ch 1 with slip st in 3rd ch of beginning ch 4.
Work pattern until sleeve measures 6 inches from underarm, always joining at end of each round and beginning each round with ch 4. Fasten off.
Edging: Starting at bottom of jacket on right front edge, work 1 SC in first st, skip space, * 6 DC in next st, skip next space, 1 SC in next st, repeat from * to neck, around neck edge and down left front edge. Fasten off. Run satin ribbon through spaces on lower edge of sleeves and around neck edge.
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