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Menorca By Marie Wallin


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Menorca by Marie Wallin

SIZE S M L XL XXL To fit bust 81-86 91-97 102-107 112-117 122-127 cm 32-34 36-38 40-42 44-46 48-50 in YARN Rowan Siena 4 ply 10 10 11 12 13 x 50gm (photographed in Cream 652) CROCHET HOOK 2.50mm (no 12) (US B1) crochet hook 3.00mm (no 11) (US C2) crochet hook TENSION 25 sts and 20 rows to 10 cm measured over patt using 3.00mm (US C2) hook. SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS dc2tog = (insert hook as indicated, yoh and draw loop through) twice, yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook; tr2tog = *yoh and insert hook as indicated, yoh and draw loop through, yoh and draw through 2 loops, rep from * once more, yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook; tr4tog = *yoh and insert hook as indicated, yoh and draw loop through, yoh and draw through 2 loops, rep from * 3 times more, yoh and draw through all 5 loops on hook; yoh = yarn over hook. BACK and FRONT (both alike) Using 2.50mm (US B1) hook, make 118 [128: 148: 160: 180] ch. Row 1 (WS): 1 dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1 dc into each ch to end, turn. 117 [127: 147: 159: 179] sts. Now work in border patt as folls: Row 2 (RS): 4 ch (counts as first tr and 1 ch), miss first 2 dc, 1 tr into next dc, *1 ch, miss 1 dc, 1 tr into next dc, rep from * to end, turn.

Row 3: 1 ch (does NOT count as st)), 1 dc into each tr and ch sp to end, working last dc into 3rd of 4 ch at beg of previous row, turn. Last 2 rows form border patt. Cont in border patt for a further 11 rows, ending with WS facing for next row. Row 15 (WS): 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 dc into each of first 11 [12: 14: 9: 10] sts, dc2tog over next 2 sts, (1 dc into each of next 21 [23: 27: 21: 24] sts, dc2tog over next 2 sts) 4 [4: 4: 6: 6] times, 1 dc into each of last 12 [13: 15: 10: 11] sts, working last dc into 3rd of 4 ch at beg of previous row, turn. 112 [122: 142: 152: 172] sts. Change to 3.00mm (US C2) hook. Row 16: 1 ch (does NOT count as st), miss first dc, 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, *3 ch, miss 2 sts, tr4tog into next st, 3 ch, miss 2 sts**, 1 dc into each of next 5 sts, rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 dc into each of last 3 dc, turn. 11 [12: 14: 15: 17] patt reps. Now work in main patt as folls: Row 1 (WS): 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 dc into each of first 2 dc, *3 ch, miss 1 dc, 1 dc into next ch sp, 1 dc into next tr4tog, 1 dc into next ch sp, 3 ch, miss 1 dc**, 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 dc into each of last 2 dc, turn. Row 2: 3 ch, 1 tr into dc at base of 3 ch (counts as first tr2tog), *3 ch, miss 1 dc, 1 dc into next ch sp, 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, 1 dc into next ch sp, 3 ch, miss 1 dc**, tr4tog into next dc, rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, tr2tog into last dc, turn. Row 3: 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 dc into tr2tog, *1 dc into next ch sp, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, 1 dc into next ch sp**, 1 dc into next tr4tog, rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 dc into next tr, turn (leaving the 3 ch at beg of previous row unworked). Row 4: 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 dc into each of first 2 dc, *1 dc into next ch sp, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, tr4tog into next dc, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, 1 dc into next ch sp**, 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 dc into each of last 2 dc, turn. These 4 rows form patt. Keeping patt correct as now set, shape side seams as folls: Dec row 1 (WS): 1 ch (does NOT count as st), dc2tog over first 2 dc, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, 1 dc into next ch sp, patt until dc has been


Fasten off. SLEEVES Using 2.50mm (US B1) hook, make 64 [64: 74: 74: 74] ch. Row 1 (WS): 1 dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1 dc into each ch to end, turn. 63 [63: 73: 73: 73] sts. Beg with row 2, work in border patt as given for back and front for 13 rows, ending with WS facing for next row. Row 15 (WS): 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 dc into each of first 15 [15: 17: 17: 17] sts, dc2tog over next 2 sts, 1 dc into each of next 29 [29: 35: 35: 35] sts, dc2tog over next 2 sts, 1 dc into each of last 15 [15: 17: 17: 17] sts, working last dc into 3rd of 4 ch at beg of previous row, turn. 61 [61: 71: 71: 71] sts. Change to 3.00mm (US C2) hook. Row 16: 1 ch (does NOT count as st), miss first dc, 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, *3 ch, miss 2 sts, tr4tog into next st, 3 ch, miss 2 sts**, 1 dc into each of next 5 sts, rep from * to end, ending last rep at **, 1 dc into each of last 3 dc, turn. 6 [7: 7: 7: 7] patt reps. Now work in main patt as given for back and front for 2 rows. Work inc rows 1 to 4 as given for back and front. 7 [7: 8: 8: 8] patt reps. Rep last 6 rows 1 [1: 1: 1: 2] times more. 8 [8: 9: 9: 10] patt reps. Cont straight until sleeve meas approx 18 [19: 20: 20: 20] cm, ending after patt 4. Shape raglans Place markers at both ends of last row to denote base of raglan armholes. Work dec rows 1 to 8 as given for raglan armholes of back and front 3 [3: 3: 3: 4] times. 2 [2: 3: 3: 2] patt reps. Now work dec rows 1 to 4, 0 [0: 1: 1: 0] times more. 2 patt reps. Work 0 [2: 0: 2: 0] rows. Fasten off. MAKING UP Press. Join all raglan seams. Neckband With RS facing and using 2.50mm (US B1) hook, attach yarn to neck edge at top of left back raglan seam, 1 ch (does NOT count as st), work 1 round of dc evenly around entire neck edge, ensuring an even number of sts is worked and ending with ss to first dc, turn. Next round (WS): 4 ch (counts as first tr and 1 ch), miss first 2 sts, *1 tr into next st, 1 ch, miss 1 st, rep from * to end, ss to 3rd of 4th ch at beg of round, turn. Next round: 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 dc into each tr and ch sp to end, working dc2tog (to dec 1 st) as required to ensure neckband lays flat, ensuring an even number of sts is worked and ending with ss to first dc, turn. Rep last 2 rounds 3 times more. Fasten off.

18 [19: 20: 20: 20] cm (7 [7½: 8: 8: 8] in)

44.5 [48.5: 56.5: 60.5:68.5] cm (17½ [19: 22: 24: 27] in)

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49 [51: 53: 55:57] cm (19½ [20:21: 21½: 22½] in)

worked into last ch sp, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, dc2tog over last 2 dc, turn. Dec row 2: 3 ch (does NOT count as st), miss dc2tog, 1 dc into next ch sp, 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, patt until dc has been worked into last ch sp, 1 tr into dc2tog at beg of previous row, turn. Dec row 3: 1 ch (does NOT count as st), miss (1 tr and 1 dc), 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, patt until the 3 dc have been worked into centre 3 dc of last 5 dc group and turn, leaving last dc unworked. Dec row 4: Ss across and into 2nd dc, 3 ch, 1 tr into dc at base of 3 ch (counts as first tr2tog), 3 ch, miss 1 dc, 1 dc into next ch sp, patt until dc has been worked into last ch sp, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, tr2tog into next dc and turn, leaving last dc unworked. 10 [11: 13: 14: 16] patt reps. Beg with patt row 3, cont straight until work meas approx 21 cm, ending after patt row 2. Inc row 1: 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 2 dc into tr2tog, 1 dc into next ch sp, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, patt until dc has been worked into last ch sp, 2 dc into next tr, turn (leaving the 3 ch at beg of previous row unworked). Inc row 2: 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 2 dc into first dc, 1 dc into each of next 2 dc, 1 dc into next ch sp, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, tr4tog into next dc, patt until dc has been worked into last ch sp, 1 dc into each of next 2 dc, 2 dc into last dc, turn. Inc row 3: 4 ch, 1 dc into 2nd ch from hook, 3 ch, miss (2 ch and 1 dc), 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, patt until the 3 dc have been worked into centre 3 dc of last 5 dc group, 3 ch, 1 dtr into last dc, turn. Inc row 4: 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 2 dc into dtr, 1 dc into next ch sp, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, tr4tog into next dc, patt until dc has been worked into last ch sp, 2 dc into last dc, turn. 11 [12: 14: 15: 17] patt reps. Beg with patt row 1, cont straight until work meas approx 32 [33: 34: 35: 36] cm, ending after patt 4. Shape raglan armholes Place markers at both ends of last row to denote base of raglan armholes. Sizes M, L, XL and XXL only Work dec rows 1 to 4. – [11: 13: 14: 16] patt reps. Dec row 5: 1 ch (does NOT count as st), dc2tog over tr2tog and first ch sp, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, patt until the 3 dc have been worked into centre 3 dc of last 5 dc group, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, dc2tog over next ch sp and tr at beg of previous row, turn. Dec row 6: 1 ch (does NOT count as st), dc2tog over dc2tog and first ch sp, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, tr4tog into next dc, patt until the tr4tog has been worked into centre dc of last 3 dc group, 3 ch, miss 1 dc, dc2tog over next ch sp and dc2tog at beg of previous row, turn. Dec row 7: 3 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 dc into first ch sp, 1 dc into next tr4tog, patt until dc has been worked into last ch sp, 1 tr into dc2tog at beg of previous row, turn. Dec row 8: Ss across and into centre dc of last 3 dc group of previous row, 1 ch (does NOT count as st), 1 dc into same place as last ss, 1 dc into next dc, 1 dc into next ch sp, patt until dc has been worked into last ch sp, 1 dc into each of next 2 dc, turn. – [10: 12: 13: 15] patt reps. Rep dec rows 1 to 8, - [0: 2: 2: 3] times more. – [10: 8: 9: 9] patt reps. Sizes S, M, L and XL only Work dec rows 1 to 4. 10 [9: 7: 8: -] patt reps. Work 2 [2: 0: 2: -] rows. Rep last 6 [6: 4: 6: -] rows 3 [2: 0: 0: -] times more. 7 [7: 7: 8: -] patt reps. All sizes

Menorca Crochet top in 4 ply  

Pattern by Marie Wallin for Rowan yarns 2010

Menorca Crochet top in 4 ply  

Pattern by Marie Wallin for Rowan yarns 2010

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