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Whiter Shade Of Pale Car Coat
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 70004A

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE:
S (M/L, 1X, 2X) Finished Chest 37 (43, 48, 53) in. (94 (109, 122, 134.5) cm) Finished Length 26 1/2 (27 1/2, 28 1/2, 29 1/2) in. (67.5 (70, 72.5, 75) cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-099 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


Quantity needed: 8 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 75.92
Alternative Quantity: 9, 10, 11

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
7 sts (2 1/4 V-sts) = 3 in. (7.5 cm); 17 rows = 18 in. (45.5 cm) in V-st pattern. 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. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
PATTERN STITCH V-st Pattern (multiple of 3 sts) Row 1: (Dc, ch 1, dc) in 6th ch from hook (V-st made), sk 2 ch, *(dc, ch 1, dc) in next ch (V-st made), sk 2 ch; rep from * to last ch, dc in last ch.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), turn, V-st in ch-1 sp of each V-st across, dc in 3rd ch of beg-ch.

Rep Row 2 for V-st pattern.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK Ch 48 (54, 60, 66).

Row 1: Work Row 1 of V-st pattern - 14 (16, 18, 20) V-sts with 1 dc at each end.

Continue in V-st pattern for a total of 17 (17, 18, 18) rows.

Fasten off.

Shape Armholes Row 1: Sk first dc, sk (dc, ch-1) of first V-st, join yarn in next dc of first V-st, ch 3 (counts as first dc), V-st in ch-1 sp of each V-st across to last V-st, dc in first dc of last V-st; leave remaining sts unworked - 12 (14, 16, 18) V-sts.

Continue in V-st pattern for a total of 8 (9, 9, 10) rows from beg of armhole shaping.

Fasten off.
LEFT FRONT Ch 21 (24, 27, 30).

Row 1 (RS): Work Row 1 of V-st pattern - 5 (6, 7, 8) V-sts with 1 dc at each end.

Continue in V-st pattern until piece measures same length as Back to armhole, end with a WS row.

Fasten off.

Shape Armhole Row 1 (RS): Sk first dc, sk (dc, ch-1) of first V-st, join yarn in next dc of first V-st, ch 3 (counts as first dc), V-st in ch-1 sp of each V-st across, dc in top of beg ch-3 - 4 (5, 6, 7) V-sts.Continue in V-st pattern for a total of 8 (9, 9, 10) rows from beg of armhole shaping.

Fasten off.





RIGHT FRONT Work as for Left Front, reversing shaping (work armhole shaping at end of row).
SLEEVE (make 2) Ch 21 (21, 21, 24).

Row 1: Work Row 1 of V-st pattern - 5 (5, 5, 6) V-sts with 1 dc at each end.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), turn, dc in first dc (inc made), V-st in ch-1 sp of each V-st across, 2 dc in top of beg ch-3 (inc made) - 5 (5, 5, 6) V-sts with 2 dc at each end.

Row 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in first dc (inc made), dc in next dc, V-st in ch-1 sp of each V-st across, dc in next dc, 2 dc in top of beg ch-3 (inc made) - 5 (5, 5, 6) V-sts with 3 dc at each end.

Row 4: Ch 3, turn, V-st in next dc, V-st in ch-1 sp of each V-st across, sk 1 dc, V-st in next dc, dc in top of beg ch-3 - 7 (7, 7, 8) V-sts with 1 dc at each end.

Row 5: Ch 3, turn, V-st in ch-1 sp of each V-st across, dc in top of beg ch-3.

Rows 6-13 (17, 17, 17): Rep last 4 rows 2 (3, 3, 3) times - 11 (13, 13, 14) V-sts with 1 dc at each end.

Continue in V-st pattern for a total of 17 (18, 18, 19) rows or until piece measures 18 (19, 19, 20) in.

(45.5 (48.5, 48.5, 51) cm) from beg.

Fasten off.
FINISHING Sew shoulder seams.

Sew in Sleeves.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Sleeve Edging From RS, join yarn at wrist edge of Sleeve.

Work 2 rnds sc evenly spaced around lower edge of Sleeve.

Coat Edging From RS, join yarn at lower Left Front edge.

Row 1: Sc evenly spaced along lower edge of Coat.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.

Fasten off.

Front Bands/Collar Ch 11.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 10 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, sc in each sc across.

Rep Row 2 until piece measures about 57 (59, 61, 63) in.

(145 (150, 155, 160) cm) and fits along Left Front edge, around Back neck, and along Right Front edge of Coat.Fasten off, sew in place.





Belt (optional) Ch 4.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 3 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, sc in each sc across.

Rep Row 2 until Belt measures 60 in.

(152.5 cm) or desired length.

Fasten off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)


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