Finished bust: S 40"(101.5 cm); M 48" (122 cm); L 56" (142 cm); XL 64" (162.5 cm); 2XL 72" (183 cm)
Finished length: S 21" (56 cm); M 22" (56 cm); L 23" (58 cm); XL 24" (61 cm); 2XL 25" (63.5 cm)
14 sts and 6 rows = 4" (10cm) in Scallop Stitch
Check your gauge. Change hook size to obtain correct gauge.
Scallop Stitch (multiple of 14): Chain multiple of 14 plus 4 for set-up row.
Set-up row: Dc in 4th ch from hook, *ch 1, skip 2 ch, dc in next ch, ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc2tog into next ch and 4th ch(skipping 3 ch), ch 1, skip 1 ch, dc in next ch, ch 1, skip 2 ch, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) into next ch; repeat from * across, ending last repeat (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in last ch. Turn.
Row 1 and all following rows: Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc + 1 ch), (dc, ch 1, dc) in first ch-1 sp, *ch 1, skip next ch-1 sp, dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc2tog into next 2 ch-1 sps, ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, skip next ch-1 sp, (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) into next ch-1 sp; repeat from * ending last repeat (dc, ch 1, dc, ch 1, dc) in top of turning ch. Turn.
Yarn: #9766 Lemon Meringue (main color, MC) S (3 balls), M (4 balls), L (4 balls), XL (5 balls), 2XL (5 balls)
Crochet hook: I-9 (5.5mm)
Large-eyed blunt needle
Open stitch marker
*Spinrite® Caron® Simply Soft yarn was used for this project.
Ch 74 (88, 102, 116, 130) (includes 4 ch for set-up row). Work set-up row—5 (6, 7, 8, 9) repeats across. Work even in Scallop St pattern until piece measures 12 (13, 13, 14, 14)" [30.5 (33, 33, 35.5, 35.5)cm].
Use open stitch marker to mark current position. Using a separate ball of yarn, join with a slip stitch to left end of last row (opposite working yarn position), attaching it to top of turning chain, ch 14. Cut yarn. Return to working yarn at beginning of this row, ch 18. Turn.
Next row: Work one new pattern repeat across beginning ch, continue across body sts in pattern, work one new pattern repeat across ending ch. Work even until sleeve measures 9 (9, 10, 10, 11)" [23 (23, 25.25, 25.5, 28)cm]. Fasten off, leaving 3yds/274m of yarn when finishing each piece.
Work same as Back.
Sew side and underarm seams. Mark center 12" (30.5cm) for neck opening.
Join 1st Shoulder
Using long yarn tail, work one more row in pattern as follows: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), sl st to matching scallop on other side of shoulder, (dc, ch 1, dc) in first ch-1 sp, *ch 1, skip next ch-1 sp, dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc2tog into next 2 ch-1 sps, ch 1, dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, skip next ch-1 sp, (dc, ch 1, dc, sl st to matching scallop on other side of shoulder, dc, ch 1, dc) into next ch-1 sp; repeat from * across neck opening, ending on a scallop. Leave yarn attached.
Join 2nd Shoulder. Work same as first shoulder. Try on for desired neck opening size. Add or remove shoulder joins to customize. Fasten off.
Use blunt needle to weave in ends.
Design by Lorna Miser