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instructions skill level  intermediate finished measurements Bust - X-Small – 32” [81cm]; Small – 36” [91cm]; Medium – 40” [101.5cm]; Large – 44” [112cm]. Instructions are given for smallest size with larger sizes following in parentheses ( ). One number or set of instructions shown applies to all sizes. materials Bernat Cool Crochet (70% cotton/30% nylon; 1 ¾ oz/50g, 200 yd/182m per ball) #74008 Summer Cream (A) – 3 (3, 4, 4) balls #74009 Neapolitan Shades (B) – 1 (2, 2, 3) balls Crochet hooks: 3.75mm and 3.50mm Tapestry needle tension 24 sts and 19 rows = 4” [20cm] over bodice patt abbreviations hk: hook ch: chain sl st: slip stitch sc: single crochet beg: beginning lp: loop patt: pattern rem: remaining (remainder) sk: skip yo: yarn over rd(s): round(s) RS: right side WS: wrong side sc2tog: single crochet 2 together esc: extended single crochet (see Special Stitches) psc: picot single crochet (see Special Stitches) sh: shell (see Special Stitches) special stitches Extended single crochet (esc): Insert hk in indicated st, yo and draw up a loop, yo, draw through one lp on hk, yo and draw through 2 lps on hk. Picot single crochet (psc): Sc in indicated st, ch 3, sl st in top of sc just made. Shell (sh): (Sc, ch 3, 3 dc) all in same st or sp. BODICE BACK Row 1: (RS) With larger hk and A, ch 99 (111, 123, 135), esc in 5th ch from hk (4 sk ch count as esc, ch 1 and sk ch sp), *ch 1, sk next ch, esc in next ch, rep from * across. 97 (109, 121, 133) sts. Row 2: Ch 3, turn ( counts as esc, ch 1); esc in next esc, *ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp, esc in next esc, rep from * across. Rows 3 to 26 (28, 30, 32): Rep Row 2. Shape Armholes (right side) Row 27 (29, 31, 33): Sl st in 1st 8 (10, 12, 12) sts, ch 1, patt across to last 8 (10, 12, 12) sts; turn, leaving rem unworked. 81 (89, 97, 109) sts.

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Row 28 (30, 32, 34): Ch 3, turn, patt across. Row 29 (31, 33, 35): Ch 1, turn; esc in next esc, patt to last esc, leave rem ch 3 unworked. 77 (85, 93, 105) sts. Row 30 (32, 34, 36): Ch 3, turn, patt across. Rep last 2 rows 0 (1, 1, 2) times more, then continue even in patt on rem 77 (81, 89, 97) sts until armhole measures 7” (8”, 8”, 9”) [18cm (20cm, 20cm, 23cm)] from beg of shaping, ending with RS row. Fasten off. BODICE FRONT Work as given for back until armhole shaping is complete, ending with WS row. Shape Left Shoulder Row 31 (35, 37, 41) (right side): Patt across 21 (23, 25, 29) sts. Row 32 (36, 38, 42): Ch 3, turn, patt across. Row 33 (37, 39, 43): Patt across 19 (21, 23, 27) sts. Rep last 2 rows once, working in patt across 17 (19, 21, 25) sts on last row, then continue even in patt until armhole depth is same as back. Fasten off. Right Shoulder Row 31 (35, 37, 41): Skip next 35 (35, 39, 39) sts and rejoin yarn in next esc. Ch 3, patt across to end. 21 (23, 25, 29) sts. Row 32 (36, 38, 42): Patt across. Row 33 (37, 39, 43): Ch 1. Turn. Esc in next esc, patt to end. 19 (21, 23, 27) sts. Rep last 2 rows once, then work even in patt on rem 17 (19, 21, 25) sts until Right Shoulder matches Left. Fasten off. SLEEVES With larger hk and A, ch 83 (91, 95, 99) and work in patt as given for back on 81 (89, 93, 97) sts until 8 rows are completed. Shape Cap Row 9: Sl st in 1st 8 (10, 12, 12) sts. Ch 1, patt to last 8 (10, 12, 12) sts. Ch 3, turn, leaving rem unworked. 65 (69, 69, 73) sts. Row 10: Ch 3, patt across. Row 11: Ch 1, turn; esc in next esc, ch 1, patt to last esc, leaving beg ch 3 of previous row unworked. 61 (65, 65, 69) sts. Row 12: Ch 3, turn; patt across. Rows 13 & 14: Rep Rows 11 and 12. 57 (61, 61, 65) sts. Rows 15 - 16: Work even in patt. Rows 17 - 22: Rep Rows 11 & 12. 45 (49, 49, 53) sts. For Extra Small only Rows 23 - 26: Rep Rows 11 and 12. 37 sts. Rows 27 - 30: Ch 1, turn; esc in next esc, ch 1, patt to 2nd last esc, leave next esc unworked. (21 sts) Fasten off at end of Row 30. For Small and Medium Sizes only Rows 23 & 24: Work even in patt. Rows 25 - 30: Rep Rows 11 and 12. 37 (37) sts. Rows 31 - 33: Ch 1, turn; esc in next esc, ch 1, patt to 2nd last esc, leave next esc unworked. 25 (25) sts. Fasten off at end of Row 33.

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