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Replace first tr on round/row with 3 ch and finish each round with 1 sl st in first st from beg of round.
1 bobble = 3 tr crochet tog, i.e. wait with the last pull-through on each tr until all 3 tr have been crochet, make YO and pull thread through all 4 loops on hook.
Dec 1 tr by crochet tog the 2 outermost tr as follows: Crochet 1 tr but wait with the last pull-through, crochet 1 tr and when doing the last pull-through pull thread through all 3 loops on hook.
DECREASING TIP-2 (sleeve cap):
Dec at beg of row by working sl sts on the no of tr to be dec.
Dec at the end of row by working row until no of tr to be dec remain, turn piece.
Crochet 12-12-12-16-16-16 squares for each front piece, 3-4-5-4-5-6 squares for bottom of back piece and 4 squares for each sleeve = 35-36-37-44-45-46 squares in total. The rest of the jacket is worked in rows of tr.
COLOUR OF SQUARES:
Crochet squares in 6 different colour combinations – work the last 3 rounds on each square in dark brown, work the first 2 rounds as follows:
SQUARE-A: Beg + round 1 = light pink,
round 2 = light beige.
SQUARE-B: Beg + round 1 = cerise,
round 2 = light pink.
SQUARE-C: Beg + round 1 = light beige, round 2 = cerise.
SQUARE-D: Beg + round 1 = cerise, round 2 = light beige.
SQUARE-E: Beg + round 1 = light beige, round 2 = light pink.
SQUARE-F: Beg + round 1 = light pink,
round 2 = cerise.
CROCHET SQUARE AS FOLLOWS:
Work 6 ch with crochet hook size 4.5 mm and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.
ROUND 1: 12 tr in ring - SEE CROCHET TIP!
ROUND 2: 2 tr in each tr = 24 tr.
ROUND 3: * 1 dc in tr, 4 ch, skip 1 tr, 1 dc in next tr, 2 ch, skip 1 tr, 1 dc in next tr, 2 ch, skip 1 tr *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times = 12 ch-loops (4 large and 8 small).
ROUND 4: * In large ch-loop crochet [-]: [1 BOBBLE – see above, 2 ch, 1 bobble, 4 ch (= corner), 1 bobble, 2 ch and 1 bobble], 2 ch, 1 tr in dc between the 2 small ch-loops, 2 ch *, repeat from *-* a total of 4 times, finish with 1 sl st at the top of first bobble.
ROUND 5: In all 2-ch-loops crochet 3 dc and in all 4-ch-loops (= corners) crochet 6 dc. Square measures approx 9.5 x 9.5 cm.
NUMBER AND ASSEMBLY OF SQUARES:
SIZE S: Crochet 6 squares of A, B, C, D and F and 5 squares of E = a total of 35 squares.
SIZE M: Crochet 6 squares of each colour combination = a total of 36 squares.
SIZE L: Crochet 6 squares of A, B, C, D and F and 7 squares of E = a total of 37 squares.
SIZE XL: Crochet 7 squares of A, B, D and E and 8 squares of C and F = a total of 44 squares.
SIZE XXL: Crochet 7 squares of C, E and F and 8 squares of A, B and D = a total of 45 squares.
SIZE XXXL: Crochet 8 squares of C, D, E and F and 7 squares of A and B = a total of 45 squares.
Sew squares tog from RS in outer loops of sts – See Fig-1 for placement of squares: fig-1a shows left front piece, fig-1b shows right front piece and fig-1c shows back piece.
See Fig-2 for placement of squares on sleeves.
BACK PIECE: see CROCHET TIP:
Crochet along the top of squares on back piece with crochet hook size 4.5 mm and dark brown: Crochet 15 tr along each square = a total of 45-60-75-60-75-90 tr. Now continue with 1 tr in each tr, AT THE SAME TIME on row 2 dec 1 tr each side – see DECREASING TIP-1. Repeat the dec on every other row a total of 6 times = 33-48-63-48-63-78 tr.
REMEMBER CROCHET TENSION!
When piece measures 25 cm inc 1 tr each side by working 2 tr in the last but one tr, repeat the inc on every other row a total of 6 times = 45-60-75-60-75-90 tr. When piece measures 38 cm (adjust to measurement of squares on front piece) cut the thread.
Sew front pieces to back piece, edge to edge, both sides.
Now continue on both front piece and back piece with dark brown on crochet hook size 4.5 mm as follows: Crochet 15 tr on each square on first front piece = 45-45-45-60-60-60 tr, then 1 tr in each tr on back piece = 45-60-75-60-75-90 tr and finish with 15 tr on each square on the other front piece = 45-45-45-60-60-60 tr. There is now a total of 135-150-165-180-195-210 tr on row. Insert a marker 33-37-41-45-48-52 tr in from each side (= 69-76-83-90-99-106 tr between markers on back piece).
READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING SECTION BEFORE CONTINUING!
NECKLINE: When piece measures 40 cm dec 1 tr each side towards neck – see DECREASING TIP-1, and repeat the dec on every other row a total of 7-8-9-10-9-10 times.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 42-43-44-45-46-47 cm dec for armhole as follows:
RIGHT FRONT PIECE:
Crochet row until 4-4-5-5-6-6 tr remain before marker, turn and work return row. Now dec 1 tr towards armhole on every other row a total of 2-4-6-9-11-13 times – see DECREASING TIP-1. When all dec for armhole and neck are complete there are 20-21-21-21-22-23 tr left on shoulder. Continue with 1 tr in each tr and cut the thread when piece measures a total of 60-62-64-66-68-70 cm.
LEFT FRONT PIECE:
Like right front piece, but mirrored.
Crochet on the middle 61-68-73-80-87-94 tr. AT THE SAME TIME dec to armhole each side as described for front piece = 57-60-61-62-65-68 tr. Continue with 1 tr in each tr until piece measures 59-61-63-65-67-69 cm, work 1 row on the 20-21-21-21-22-23 tr each side only (the middle 17-18-19-20-21-21-22 tr = neck), cut the thread.
First crochet 2 borders to be sewn to each side of squares.
BORDER: Crochet 7-9-9-9-11-11 ch with dark brown, work first row as follows: 1 tr in 4th ch, 1 tr in each of the next 3-5-5-5-7-7 ch = 5-7-7-7-9-9 tr (includes the first 3 ch = 1 tr). Turn and crochet 1 tr in each tr. Continue with 1 tr in each tr until piece measures 19 cm, cut the thread. Make 2 borders.
Sew a border to each side of crochet squares, edge to edge.
Now crochet 1 tr in each tr and 15 tr on each square = a total of 40-44-44-44-48-48 tr. Continue back and forth with 1 tr in each tr, AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 21 cm inc 1 tr each side by working 2 tr in the last but one tr, and repeat the inc on every 4-5-3-2-2-2 row a total of 6-5-7-9-9-10 times = 52-54-58-62-66-68 tr. When piece measures 48-47-46-45-44-43 cm (less for the larger sizes because of longer sleeve cap and wider shoulder) dec on every row each side – SEE DECREASING TIP-2: 4 tr 1 time each side, then 2 tr each side until piece measures 54 cm, now dec 4 tr 1 time each side, and cut the thread. Sleeve measures approx 56 cm.
Sew sleeves tog in outer loop of sts. Sew shoulder seams in the same way.
FRONT BANDS: Crochet dc with dark brown and crochet hook size 4.5 mm up along right front piece, round neck and down along left front piece – approx 16 dc per 10 cm. Crochet 2 rows with dark brown, 1 row with light pink, 1 row with cerise, 2 rows with dark brown, 1 row with light beige and 2 rows with dark brown = a total of 9 rows – AT THE SAME TIME on row 6 (= WS) make 3 buttonholes on right front band – place the top one in transition between squares and tr rows and then approx 9 cm between each. 1 buttonhole = 2 ch, skip 2 dc, on next row crochet 2 dc in ch-loop.
Crochet 1 row of dark brown dc along bottom edge of body piece and sleeves.
Sew sleeves to body piece, edge to edge to avoid a chunky seam. Sew on buttons.
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