Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Matinee Jacket
Lion Brand® Lion® Organic Cotton
Pattern Number: 70265AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
Finished Bust 38 (43, 49, 54, 60) in. (96.5 (109, 124.5, 137, 152.5) cm) Finished Length 18 (18 1/2, 19 3/4, 20, 21) in. (45.5 (47, 50, 51, 53.5) 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.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

680-004 Lion Organic Cotton Yarn: Cypress A natural, soft sage green
Quantity needed: 12 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 77.88
Alternative Quantity: 14, 17, 19, 21

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


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

GAUGE:
13 hdc + 9 rows = 4 in. (10 cm). 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:
hdc2tog (hdc dec) (Yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop) twice.

Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.

hdc3tog (hdc 2 dec) (Yarn over, insert hook into next st and draw up a loop) 3 times.

Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.


INSTRUCTIONS
BACK Ch 63 (70, 80, 89, 99).

Row 1 (RS): Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (beg ch and first hdc count as 2 hdc) and in each ch across - 62 (69, 79, 88, 98) sts.

Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first hdc here and throughout), turn, hdc in each hdc across.

Rep Row 2 until piece measures 9 (9, 10, 10, 10) in.

(23 (23, 25.5, 25.5, 25.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Shape Raglan Armholes Next Row (RS): Turn, sl st in first 2 (3, 3, 4, 5) sts, ch 2, hdc in each hdc to last 2 (3, 3, 4, 5) hdc; leave last 2 (3, 3, 4, 5) sts unworked - 58 (63, 73, 80, 88) sts.

Dec Row: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each hdc to last 2 hdc, hdc2tog - 56 (61, 71, 78, 86) sts.

Sizes M, L, 1X and 2X only Rep Dec Row once more - (59, 69, 76, 84) sts.

Next Row: Ch 2, turn, hdc3tog, hdc in each hdc to last 3 hdc, hdc3tog - (55, 65, 72, 80) sts.

Sizes L, 1X and 2X only Rep last 3 rows (4, 6, 7) more times - (33, 24, 24) sts.

All Sizes Rep Dec Row 19 (18, 7, 2, 1) more times - 18 (19, 19, 20, 22) sts.

Fasten off.
RIGHT FRONT Ch 34 (38, 43, 47, 52).

Row 1 (RS): Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (counts as 2 hdc) and in each ch across - 33 (37, 42, 46, 51) sts.

Row 2: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across.

Rep Row 2 until piece measures 9 (9, 10, 10, 10) in.

(23 (23, 25.5, 25.5, 25.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Shape Raglan Armhole Next Row (RS): Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc to last 2 (3, 3, 4, 5) hdc; leave last 2 (3, 3, 4, 5) sts unworked - 31 (34, 39, 42, 46) hdc.

Dec Row: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each hdc to end - 30 (33, 38, 41, 45) sts.

Sizes M, L, 1X and 2X only Next Row (RS): Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc to last 2 hdc, hdc2tog - (32, 37, 40, 44) sts.

Next Row: Ch 2, turn, hdc3tog, hdc in each hdc to end - (30, 35, 38, 42) sts.

All Sizes Work raglan shaping at armhole edge only as for Back until 20 (20, 22, 22, 24) sts rem, end with a WS row.

Buttonhole Row (RS): Ch 2, turn, hdc in next 2 hdc, ch 2, skip next 2 hdc, hdc in each hdc across to last sts, working raglan shaping in last sts.

Next Row: Ch 2, turn, work raglan shaping in first sts, hdc in each hdc across to ch-2 sp, 2 hdc in ch-2 sp, hdc in last 2 hdc.

Shape Neck Next Row (RS): Turn, sl st in first 6 (6, 7, 7, 7) hdc, place marker (for collar placement), ch 2, hdc in each hdc across to last sts, work raglan shaping in last sts.

Decrease 1 hdc at neck edge on next 4 rows, AT THE SAME TIME, dec at raglan edge as for Back until 2 hdc rem.

Next Row: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog.

Fasten off.

LEFT FRONT Work as for Right Front, reversing shaping and omitting buttonhole.
SLEEVE (make 2) Ch 41 (43, 43, 49, 55).

Row 1 (RS): Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (counts as 2 hdc) and in each ch across - 40 (42, 42, 48, 54) hdc.

Row 2: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across.

Inc Row: Ch 2, turn, hdc in first hdc (inc made), hdc in each hdc to last hdc, 2 hdc in last hdc - 42 (44, 44, 50, 56) hdc.

Work in hdc as established, AT SAME TIME, inc 1 st each edge every 4th row 6 more times - 54 (56, 56, 62, 68) hdc.

Work even in hdc until piece measures 13 in.

(33 cm), end with a WS row.

Shape Raglan Next Row (RS): Turn, sl st in first 2 (3, 3, 4, 5) sts, ch 2, hdc in each hdc to last 2 (3, 3, 4, 5) hdc; leave last 2 (3, 3, 4, 5) sts unworked - 50 (50, 50, 54, 58) hdc.

Dec Row: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each hdc to last 2 hdc, hdc2tog - 48 (48, 48, 52, 56) sts.

Sizes S, M and L only Rep Dec Row once more - 46 (46, 46) sts.

Next Row: Ch 2, turn, hdc3tog, hdc in each hdc to last 3 hdc, hdc3tog - 42 (42, 42) sts.

Size S only Rep last 3 rows twice more - 26 sts.

All Sizes Rep Dec Row 10 (18, 18, 22, 24) times more - 6 (6, 6, 8, 8) sts.

Fasten off.
FINISHING Sew raglan seams.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Work sc evenly spaced around entire edge of jacket, working 3 sc at center front ‘corners’ on lower edge.

Collar From RS, join yarn with sl st at marker on Right Front neck edge and work 1 row of sc evenly around neck edge to same point on Left Front neck edge.

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

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

Rep last row until collar measures 3 1/2 in.

(9 cm).

Fasten off.

Work sc evenly spaced around outside edge of collar, working 3 sc at each corner.

Sew on button.

Weave in ends.

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ch(s) = chain(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch-space = space previously made
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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