Instructions are written for smallest size. Needed changes for larger sizes are in parentheses ().
When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.
To fit bust measurement
Extra-Small/Small - 28-34" (71-86.5 cm)
Medium - 36-38" (91.5-96.5 cm)
Large - 40-42" (101.5-106.5cm)
Extra-Large - 44-46" (112-117 cm)
2/3 X-Large - 48-54" (122-137 cm)
4/5 X-Large - 56-62" (142-157.5 cm)
Finished bust measurement
Extra-Small/Small -36" (91.5 cm)
Medium-40" (101.5 cm)
Large-44" (112 cm)
Extra-Large-48" (122 cm)
2/3 X-Large-56" (142 cm)
4/5 X-Large-64" (162.5 cm)
18 dc and 10 rows = 4" (10 cm)
Check your gauge. Change hook size to obtain correct gauge.
#62027 Ginger (A) - XS/S or M, 4 balls; L or XL, 5 balls; 2/3XL or 4/5XL, 6 balls
#62205 Aquifer (B) - XS/S or M, 4 balls; L or XL, 5 balls; 2/3XL or 4/5XL, 6 balls
Crochet hook: H-8 (5 mm)
* Spinrite® Patons® Grace™ yarn was used for this project
**With A, ch 84 (92-102-110-128-146).
Row 1 (RS): 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch to end of chain—82 (90-100-108- 126-144) dc. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn. Repeat (rep) last row until work from beginning (beg) measures approx 13 (13 1/2-14-14-14 1/2-15)" [33(34.5-35.5-35.5-37-38) cm], ending on a wrong side (WS) row. Fasten off.
Row 1: With B, ch 9. Working across last row of Back with RS facing, 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Ch 11. Turn.
Row 2: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook (skipped ch-3 counts as dc). 1 dc in each ch and dc to end of row—100 (108-118-126-144-162) dc. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn.** Rep last row until work from beg measures 23 (24-25-25-26-27)" [58.5 (61-63.5-63.5-66-68.5) cm] from beg.
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Rep last row until work from beg measures approx 21 (22-23-23-24-25)" [53.5 (56-58.5-58.5-61-63.5) cm], ending on a WS row.
Shape Neck: left side
Row 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 33 (37-39-43-51-59) dc. [Yarn over hook (yoh) and draw up a loop in next stitch. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook] twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook. Double crochet 2 together (Dc2tog) made. Turn. Leave remaining stitches (sts) unworked.
Row 2: Ch 3. 1 dc in next dc (counts as dc2tog). 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn.
Rep 1st and 2nd row once more, then 1st row once—30 (34-36-40-58-56) dc.
With RS facing, skip next 28 (28-34-34-36-38) sts. Join B with slip stitch (sl st) to next dc.
Row 1 (RS): Ch 3. 1 dc in next dc (counts as dc2tog). 1 dc in each dc to end of row —34 (38-40-44-52-60) dc. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each dc to last 2 sts. Dc2tog. Turn. Rep last 2 rows once more, then 1st row once. 30 (34-36-40-58-56) dc. Fasten off.
Sew shoulder and side seams.
With RS facing, join B with sl st to left shoulder seam at neck edge. Ch 1. Work single crochet (sc) evenly around neck edge. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.