Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Lion Brand® Lion® Organic Cotton
Pattern Number: 60579
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X
Finished Chest 34 (37, 40, 44, 47, 50) in. [86.5 (94, 101.5, 112, 119.5, 127) cm]
Finished Length 26 (27 1/2, 27 1/2, 29 1/4, 29 1/4, 29 1/4) in. [66 (69, 69, 75, 75, 75) cm]
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
680-003 Lion Organic Cotton Yarn: Bark True, warm medium brown
Quantity needed: 7 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 45.43
Alternative Quantity: (7, 8, 8, 9, 9)
Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size G-6 (4 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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15 sts + 6 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in V-st Pattern. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
V stitch (V-st) (dc, ch 1, dc) in indicated st or ch.
3-dc fan 3 dc in indicated st or ch.
Row 1 (WS): Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, dc in next dc, (V-st in ch-1 sp of next V-st, 3 dc in center dc of next 3-dc fan) across; end with dc in last 2 dc.
Row 2 (RS): Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, (3 dc in center dc of next 3-dc fan, V-st in ch-1 sp of next V-st) across; end with dc in last 2 dc.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for V-st pattern
When checking the number of V-st per row, count only the V-sts, not the dc on each end or the 3-dc fans in the row.
The pattern is worked with V-st over V-st, 3-dc fan over 3-dc fan so the stitch patterns line up vertically.
Check periodically to make sure you are consistent with this pattern.
Ch 66 (72, 78, 84, 90, 96).
Row 1 (RS): Dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 2 dc), sk 1 ch, 3 dc in next ch (3-dc fan made), sk 2 ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch (V-st made), [sk 2 ch, 3 dc in next ch, sk 2 ch, (dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch] across to last 3 ch; sk 1 ch, dc in last 2 ch - 10 (11, 12, 13, 14, 15) V-st.
Work Rows 1 and 2 of V-st Pattern until there are a total of 28 (28, 28, 30, 30, 30) rows, end with a WS row.
Row 1 (RS): Sk first 7 sts; join yarn with sl st in next dc (last dc of first V-st), ch 3 (counts as first dc), (3 dc in center dc of next 3-dc fan, V-st in ch-1 sp of next V-st) across; end by working last V-st in 2nd to last V-st, dc in last dc of 2nd to last V-st, leave rem sts unworked - 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13) V-st.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, dc in ch-1 sp of first V-st, (3 dc in center dc of next 3-dc fan, V-st in ch-1 sp of next V-st) across; end with dc in center dc of last 3-dc fan, dc in last dc - 7 (8, 9, 10, 11, 12) V-st.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sl st in first dc, ch 3 (counts as dc), (V-st in ch-1 sp of next V-st, 3 dc in center dc of next 3-dc fan) across to last 2 dc; end with dc in next dc, leave last dc unworked.
Row 4: Ch 3, turn, dc in center dc of first 3-dc fan, (V-st in ch-1 sp of next V-st, 3 dc in center dc of next 3-dc fan) across; end with dc in ch-1 sp of last V-st, dc in last dc - 6 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11) V-st.
Rows 5-9 (11, 11, 12, 12, 12): Work even in V-st Pattern, beginning with Row 2 of pattern.
Work as established over first 9 (12, 13, 15, 18, 19) sts.
Leave rem sts unworked.
Work even in pattern for 1 more row.
Sk center 22 (22, 26, 28, 28, 32) sts for neck, join yarn in next st, work as established over rem 9 (12, 13, 15, 18, 19) sts for 2 rows.
Work same as Back.
Sew shoulder and side seams.
Join yarn at side seam and work 2 rounds sc evenly spaced around armhole edge, joining with sl st at end of rounds.
In same manner, join yarn at shoulder and work 2 rounds sc around neck edge.
Join yarn at either side seam at lower edge and work 2 rounds sc around lower edge.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl = slip
sp(s) = space(s)
WS = wrong side
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