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Homespun Jacket

designed by Kim Guzman Apr. 1999

Email to kim@crochetkim.com

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Technique: Regular Crochet

Aluminum Crochet Hook Set, Sizes D-K






Size

Instructions are for girl's size small (8-10). Instructions for medium (12-14) and large (16) are in parenthesis.

Materials

  • Crochet Hook: K and N (or sizes to obtain gauge)
  • 4 (5, 6) skeins Lion Brand Homespun - Tudor
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Ruler
  • 6 wooden buttons - size 7/8 inch
  • Sewing needle and thread for buttons
Gauge

With N hook, a pattern of (Puff, 2 sc) 4 times = 5 inches across
With N hook, worked in pattern, Rows 1-6 = 3 inches
With K hook, 2 sc rows = 1 inch

Special Stitch

Puff: Work 3 dc in the same stitch, leaving the last part of each dc on the hook. YO and draw through four loops.

Back

With smaller hook, ch 8.

Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Working in the FRONT loops, sc in next 6 sc. Sc in the last sc in BOTH loops. Ch 1, turn.

Repeat Row 2 until there are 36 (42, 48) rows. Switch to larger hook to begin crocheting across the long side of the cuff. DO NOT CUT.

Row 1: Work 36 (42, 48) sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Work Puff (see Special Stitches) in first sc. * Sc in each of next 2 sc. Work Puff in next sc. Rep from * across. Work sc in each of last 2 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Sc in first 2 stitches. * Work Puff in next stitch. Sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * across to within last stitch. Work Puff in last stitch. Ch 1, turn.

Repeat Rows 1-4 until 32 (38, 44) rows are completed. Fasten off.

Click here for a stitch diagram of the front and back of the jacket.

Left Front

With smaller hook, ch 8.

Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Working in the FRONT loops, sc in next 6 sc. Sc in the last sc in BOTH loops. Ch 1, turn.

Repeat Row 2 until there are 18 (21, 24) rows. Switch to larger hook to begin crocheting across the long side of the cuff. DO NOT CUT.

Row 1: Work 18 (21, 24) sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Work Puff (see Special Stitches) in first sc. * Sc in each of next 2 sc. Work Puff in next sc. Rep from * across. Work sc in each of last 2 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Sc in first 2 stitches. * Work Puff in next stitch. Sc in each of next 2 sc. Rep from * across to within last stitch. Work Puff in last stitch. Ch 1, turn.

Repeat Rows 1-4 until 26 (32, 38) rows are completed.

Begin Decreasing Row 1: Sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Staying in pattern (Rows 1-4 of Back), work a Puffs/Sc Row across to within last 3 stitches. There will be 5 (6, 7) Puffs in the row. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Staying in pattern, work a Puffs/Sc Row across to within last 3 stitches. There will be 4 (5, 6) Puffs in the row. Ch 1, turn.

Row 5: Sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 6: Staying in pattern, work a Puffs/Sc Row across to within last 3 stitches. There will be 3 (4, 5) Puffs in the row. Ch 1, turn.

Row 7: Sc across. Fasten off.

Right Front

Repeat as for Left Front, except for the decreasing rows.

Begin Decreasing

Row 1: Sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Sl st across 3 stitches. Ch 1. Work a Puffs/Sc Row across to end. There will be 5 (6, 7) Puffs in the row. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Sl st across 3 stitches. Ch 1. Work a Puffs/Sc Row across to end. There will be 4 (5, 6) Puffs in the row. Ch 1, turn.

Row 5: Sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 6: Sl st across 3 stitches. Ch 1. Work a Puffs/Sc Row across to end. There will be 3 (4, 5) Puffs in the row. Ch 1, turn.

Row 7: Sc across. Fasten off.

Sleeves (make 2)

With smaller hook, ch 8.

Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Working in the FRONT loops, sc in next 6 sc. Sc in the last sc in BOTH loops. Ch 1, turn.

Repeat Row 2 until there are 18 (18, 21) rows. Switch to larger hook to begin crocheting across the long side of the cuff. DO NOT CUT.

Row 1: Work 18 (18, 21) sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Work Puff in first sc. * Sc in each of next 2 sc. Work Puff in next sc. Rep from * across. Work sc in each of last 2 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Row 3: Work 2 sc in first sc. Work sc across each remaining stitch to within last stitch. Work 2 sc in last stitch. Ch 1, turn.

Row 4: Work Puff in first sc. * Sc in each of next 2 sc. Work Puff in next sc. Rep from * across to within last stitch. Sc in last stitch. Ch 1, turn.

Row 5: Repeat Row 3.

Row 6: * Sc in next 2 stitches. Work Puff in next stitch. Rep from * across to within last stitch. Sc in last stitch. Ch 1, turn.

Row 7: Repeat Row 3.

Row 8: * Work sc in each of next 2 stitches. Work Puff in next stitch. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 9: Sc across. Ch 1, turn.

Row 10: * Work Puff in first stitch. Work sc in each of next 2 stitches. Repeat from * across. Ch 1, turn.

Repeat Rows 3 - 10 until piece (including cuff) measures 14.5 (16, 18), ending with a sc row.

Finishing

Stitch shoulders and set in sleeves. Stitch sides and sleeve edges.

Attach yarn to bottom right side of Cuff on Right Front. Measure and mark places along Right Front for 6 buttonholes. Ch 1. Sc evenly up Right Front, working buttonholes where marked. When working a buttonhole, Ch 2, skip 2 stitches and continue working sc evenly. Continue working sc evenly around collar and down the other side, with 3 sc in the two corner points of the V-neck front. Ch 1, turn.

Sc in each sc up the side of Cuff and Right Front with 3 sc in corner point. Cont sc around collar and side of Left Front with 3 sc in corner point. Work 1 sc in each ch-2 sp for the buttonholes. Fasten off.

Attach buttons to correspond with buttonholes. Weave in all ends.



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