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Friday, June 30, 2017

I'm Too Misty (Free Crochet Pattern)



You will need:
Yarn: Sugarfree Cottonberry (Substitute with Sport Weight /5-ply Yarn)
Hook: 4mm crochet hook

Measurements: Fits Bust 32”-34” (36”-38”/40”-42”)
Length: 21” (22.5”/22.5”)
Gauge: 1 patt rep = 1.75” (W) x 1.25” (H)

Design Notes: Top is crocheted in two pieces, Front and Back, from the top down, with increase at the armpit and another increase for the hip. Shoulder and side seams are joined. Tie is crocheted separately and woven around the bottom.

Tip: Work in a loose relaxed manner, not tight.



Instructions:

Front:

Ch 66 (74 / 82) (or chain a multiple of 8 +2)

Row 1: Dc in fifth ch fr hook (count as 2 dc), *ch 4, sk 3 ch, dc in next ch, ch 3, sk 3 ch, dc in next ch, rep fr * across, ending with ch 4, sk 3 ch, dc in each of last 2 ch, ch 3 (count as dc here and throughout), turn.

Row 2: *In 4-ch sp make (dc, ch 3, dc, ch 3, dc), sk 3-ch sp, rep fr * across, ending with (dc, ch 3, dc, ch 3, dc) in last 4-ch sp, dc in last dc, ch 3, turn.

Row 3: Dc in 3-ch sp, *ch 4, dc in next 3-ch sp, ch 3, dc in next 3-ch sp, rep fr * across, ending with ch 4, dc in last 3-ch sp, dc in last dc, ch 3, turn.

Row 4: Rep Row 2.

Row 5: 3 dc in 3-ch sp, *ch 1, 3 dc in next 3-ch sp, ch 3, 3 dc in next 3-ch sp, rep fr * across, ending with ch 1, 3 dc in last 3-ch sp, dc in last dc, ch 3, turn.

Row 6: In 1-ch sp make (dc, ch 3, dc, ch 3, dc), *sk 3-ch sp, in next 1-ch sp make (dc, ch 3, dc, ch 3, dc), rep fr * across, ending with dc in last dc, ch 3, turn.

Rows 7-8 (7-10/7-10): Rep Rows 5-6.

Row 9 (11/11): (Inc row) In 3-ch sp make (3 dc , ch 1, 3 dc), *ch 3, 3 dc in next 3-ch sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next 3-ch sp, rep fr * across, ending with ch 3, 3 dc in last 3-ch sp, ch 1, 3 dc in same sp, dc in last dc, ch 3, turn.

Row 10 (12/12): Rep Row 6.

Rows 11-14 (13-16/13-16): Rep Rows 5-6.

Row 15 (17/17): Rep Row 3.

Rows 16-19 (18-21/18-21): Rep Rows 2-3.

Row 20 (22): Rep Row 2.

Row 21 (23): (Inc row) In 3-ch sp make (dc, ch 4, dc), *ch 3, dc in next 3-ch sp, ch 4, dc in next 3-ch sp, rep fr * across, end with ch 3, dc in last 3-ch sp, ch 4, dc in same 3-ch sp, dc in last dc, ch 3, turn.

Rows 22-25 (24-27): Rep Rows 2-3.

Row 26 (28/28): Rep Row 2.

Row 27 (29): Rep Row 5, end with ch 1, turn.

Row 28 (30): Ch 1, sc in first dc, *ch 3, sc in 1-ch sp, ch 3, sc in 3-ch sp, rep fr * across, end with sc in last dc, ch 3, turn.

Row 29 (31): 2 dc in first sc, sc in first 3-ch sp, *5 dc in next sc, sc in next 3-ch sp, rep fr * across, end with 3 dc in last sc. Fasten off.

Back

Same as in Front.



Finishing and Assembly

Work along the foundation ch of Front as follows: Working on the Right Side join to foundation ch with sl st, ch 1, sc in first foundation ch, *3 sc in 3-ch sp, sc in next ch where sc along Row 1 is worked, rep fr * across, end with sc in last ch. Fasten off. Repeat for Back.

With mattress st, join 6 sts of Front and Back sides along shoulders, leaving center open for neck.

With sc, join side seams from Rows 13-29 (15-31/15-31) as follows: working on Wrong Side of piece, join yarn with sl st to st between Row 13 (15/15) and Row 14 (16/16), ch 1, then make 3 sc around dc of each Row and 1 sc between each Row. Rows 1-12 (1-14) are left unworked for armholes.

Make tie as follows: ch 200 (250/250). Fasten off. Weave tie through Row 28 (30/30) with ends fastening at center front. Decorate ends of tie with beads or tassels.

Weave in all ends and block to measurements.