Australian Knitting

Patchwork Sweater

YARN

 8-14 50g balls Filatura di Crosa Luxury 100 per cent extra Shappe silk, colour # 5 Off White

NEEDLES

 Crochet hook size 2.25mm

 Wool sewing needle

MEASUREMENTS

Size: Small/Medium, Large, X-Large

Bust cm: 90, 118

Length cm: 58.5, 76.5

TENSION

One patch = 9 x 9 cm

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

ch: chain;

sc: single crochet

dc: double crochet

Crossed sc: Crossed single crochet – Work 1 sc in next st, skip 1 st, 1 sc in next st, ch 4, working in front of sc just made, insert hook in st below first sc, yo, draw yarn through (leaving 2 loops on hook), insert hook in st below second sc, yo, draw yarn through, yarn over and draw yarn through all loops on hook. Dec 1 sc: Decrease 1 single crochet (sc2tog) – Insert hook in st below, yo, draw yarn through, insert hook in the next st, yo and draw yarn through, yo and draw yarn through all loops on hook. Dec 1 dc: Decrease 1 double crochet (dc2tog) – Yarn over, insert hook in st below, yo, draw yarn through, yo, draw yarn through first 2 loops on hook, yo, insert hook in the next st, yo, draw yarn through, yo, draw yarn through first 2 loops on hook, yo and draw yarn through all loops on hook.

GETTING STARTED

Special Patterns

 Picot: chain 3, skip 3 ch from hook, 1 sc in next ch.

3-picot arch: Ch 2 **1 picot, ch 2; rep from ** twice more.

Joining picot: Ch 2, take hook out of work, living a live loop, insert hook in center of picot to which you want to join, pick up the dropped loop, ch 1, 1 sc in 4th ch from hook.

Patch A

Ch 6, sl st in first ch to join. Work in the ring as follows:

Round 1: (RS) Ch 1 (counts as sc), 11 sc, sl st in first ch.

Ch 3 (counts as dc), 1 dc in base st where the chain of 3 comes from, 2 dc in each of next 11 sc, sl st in

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