MATERIALS REQUIRED—American Thread Company
"Dawn" Saxony Yarn.
8¾-oz. Balls White, Pink, Blue, or Baby Pastels.
Bone Crochet Hook No. 1.
1½ yds. of Ribbon.
Gauge—12 d c = 2 inches—7 rows = 2 inches.
For larger sizes add 6 sts to both front and back for each size larger.
Back Yoke. Ch 100, work 1 d c in 4th st from hook, 1 d c in each remaining st of ch (1st row of d c should measure about 15 inches).
2nd Row—Sl st to 4th d c, ch 3 and work a row of d c omitting the last 3 d c (ch 3 counts as 1 d c).
3rd Row—Sl st to 2nd d c, ch 3, work a row of d c omitting the last d c. Work 21 rows even ch 3, turn. Next row work 27 d c for shoulder, work 1 row even. Next 19 rows increase one st at neck edge.
Next Row—increase one st each side, ch 5 at underarm edge, turn, d c in 4th st from hook d c in next st and continue across row, working neck edge even, break yarn and work other side to correspond starting at shoulder edge. Join Yoke at underarms.
Body of Jacket. This is worked in knot st starting in front, *pull up a ⅜ inch loop on hook, s c over the single loop, repeat from *, skip 1 d c, s c in next d c, repeat knot sts in every other d c across row. Work a 3 loop knot st to turn each row.
2nd Row—*S c in center s c of knot st in previous row, double knot st and repeat from * across row. Repeat 2nd row for 9 inches or the length desired. Sleeves: Join yarn at underarm seam and work 1 knot st at underarm, 1 knot st over every other row 7 times, 1 knot st over every row 16 times, 1 knot st over every other row 7 times, 1 knot st at underarm. Continue working rows of knot sts, 1 st in each st until sleeve measures 10½ inches (about 28 rows).
Next Row—*Ch 1, 1 s c in center of next loop, repeat from *all around.
Next Row—Ch 3 and work 2 d c in each ch 1 loop. Work 3 more rows of d c. Next row, work a knot st in every other d c and work 4 more rows of knot sts.
Beading. Starting on the wrong side of lower edge of front yoke, ch 3, d c in same space, *ch 2, skip 1 row, 2 d c in next row, repeat from * around entire yoke, ch 3, turn.
Next Row—2 d c in same space, * s c in next d c, ch 3, 2 d c in same space, repeat from * around yoke. Lace ribbon through beading leaving an end to tie.
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