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Short sleeves and a puffed stitch add up to a garment that will work up with lightening speed.
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SIZES
Directions are for womens size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in
parentheses.
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust (closed) 32(36-40-44-48-52)
Length 18(18-19-20-21-21!)
MATERIALS
10(10-12-13-15-16) Hanks BERROCO LATITUDE (50 grs), #5633 Limnos Island
Crochet hooks, sizes 4.00 mm (F) and 4.50 mm (G) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
Three 1 buttons
GAUGE
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GAUGE
22 scs = 4; 18 rows = 4 in Yo Pat with smaller hook
5 Popcorns and 6 dcs (11 sts) = 4; 8 rows = 4 in Alternate Popcorn Pat with larger hook
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
STITCH GLOSSARY
RSP ( Popcorn on RS row)
Work 5 dcs all in next st, withdraw hook, leaving loop, reinsert hook under back loop only of first of these 5
dcs, catch empty loop and pull it through to close the popcorn
WSP (Popcorn on WS row)
Work 5 dcs all in next st, withdraw hook leaving loop, reinsert hook under front loop only of first of these 5
dcs, catch empty loop and pull it through to close popcorn.
NOTE
1 Popcorn and 1 dc are each refered to as 1 st.
YO PATTERN (Even number of sts)
Row 1 (RS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Turn.
Row 2: ch 1, sc in first sc, * sc in front loop of each sc across, end sc in last sc. Turn.
Row 3: ch 3 (counts as 1 hdc and ch 1), * skip 1 sc, hdc in back loop of next sc, ch 1, rep from * across, end
hdc in beg ch-1. Turn.
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in back loop of each hdc and ch across, end sc in 2nd ch of beg ch-3. Turn.
Row 5: Rep Row 2.
Row 6: ch 1, sc in front loop of each sc across, end sc in last sc. Turn.
Rep Rows 3 6 for Yo Pat.
ALTERNATE POPCORN PATTERN (Multiple of 4 sts + 2)
Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), skip 1 sc, dc in next sc, * skip 1 sc, RSP in next sc, skip 1 sc, dc in next sc, rep
from * across. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), skip first dc, * dc in RSP, WSP in next dc, rep from * across, end dc in last
RSP, dc in top of beg ch-3. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), skip first dc, * RSP in next dc, dc in next WSP, rep from * across, end RSP in
last dc, dc in top of beg ch-3. Turn.
Rep Rows 2 and 3 for Alternate Popcorn Pat.
BACK
With smaller crochet hook, ch 91(99-111-123-135-143). Work even in YO pat over 90(98-110-122-134-142)
sts for approximately 5, end on Row 2 of YO pat. Change to larger crochet hook and work even in Alternate
Popcorn Pat until piece measures 10!(10!-11-11!-12-12!) from beg, end on WS.
Shape Armholes: Row 1: Dec Row 1: Sl st over 4(4-5-6-7-9) sts, work to last 4(4-5-6-7-9) sts, turn,
leaving these sts unworked 82(90-100-110-120-124) sts.
Dec Row 2: Sl st over 2(3-3-3-3-3) sts, work to last 2(3-3-3-3-3) sts, turn, leaving these sts unworked
78(84-94-104-114-118) sts. Continuing to dec in this manner, dec 2(3-3-3-3-3) sts at each end of the next
3(3-3-3-5-3) rows, then 0(0-2-2-1-2) sts at each end of the next 0(0-1-2-1-3) rows 66(66-72-78-82-88)
sts. Work even until armholes measure 7!(7!-8-8!-9-9). Fasten off.
LEFT FRONT
With smaller crochet hook, ch 43(47-55-59-63-71). Work same as back on 42(46-54-58-62-70) sts until
piece measures 10!(10!-11-11!-12-12!) from beg.
Shape Armhole and Neck: Dec Row (RS): Sl st over 4(4-5-6-7-9) sts, work to last st, turn leaving last st
unworked 37(41-48-51-54-60) sts. Working in this manner, continue to shape armhole same as back. AT
THE SAME TIME, dec 1 st at neck edge EVERY row 13(13-14-13-11-14) times more. When all decs have been
completed, work even if necessary on 16(16-20-22-24-28) sts until armhole measures 7!(7!-8-8!-9-9).
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completed, work even if necessary on 16(16-20-22-24-28) sts until armhole measures 7!(7!-8-8!-9-9).
Fasten off.
RIGHT FRONT
Work to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping.
SLEEVES
With smaller crochet hook, ch 67(67-71-79-83-87). Work even in YO Pat for 4, end on Row 2 of pat.
Change to larger crochet hook and work even in Alternate Popcorn Pat until sleeve measures 5 from beg.
Shape Cap: Dec Row 1 (RS): Sl st over 4(4-5-6-7-9) sts, work to last 4(4-5-6-7-9) sts, turn leaving these
sts unworked 58(58-60-66-68-68) sts. Working decs in this manner, dec 2 sts each side of the next 9(9-9-
9-10-10) rows, then 4 sts each side of the next 1(1-1-1-0-0) row 14(14-16-22-28-28) sts. Fasten off.
FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.
Front/Neckband: With RS facing, using crochet hook, join yarn with a sl st at lower edge of right front.
Work in sc along right front, back and left front edges, keeping sts even so work will lie flat. Turn.
Row 2 (WS): Ch 1, working through front loop, work 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, working through back loop, work 1 sc in each sc across. Turn.
Row 4 (Buttonhole Row): Ch 1, working through front loop, work 1 sc in each sc to beg of right front neck
edge, sc in each of the next 2 scs, * ch 2, skip 2 scs, sc in each of the next 15 scs, rep from * once more, sc
in each sc to end. Turn. Rep Rows 2 and 3 until band measures 1". Fasten off. Sew on buttons.
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