Springtime Floral Cropped Vest

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What You'll Need
Springtime Floral Cropped Vest

Skill Level: Experienced

Sizes Instructions are written for the smaller size (S/M) with changes for the larger size (L/1X) given in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.

Finished Measurements
Bust = 36 (41) inches Length = 17 (19) inches

Yarn

  • Cool Crochet from Bernat (Art. 161074) 70% cotton, 30% nylon; 1-3/4 oz. (50 g); 200 yds. (182 m); light worsted weight
  • 4 (5) balls #74008 Summer Cream (MC)
  • 1 ball #74430 Victorian Shades (A)
  • 1 ball #74315 Amethyst (B)
  • 1 ball #74130 Tie Dye Shades (C)

Hook & Extras

  • Size D/3 (3.25 mm) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Size g/6 (4 mm) crochet hook
  • Blunt-end yarn needle

Gauge

  • With smaller hook, 3 pat reps and 7 rows = 4 inches (10 cm). Take time to check your gauge.

Stitch Abbreviations

  • Beg trcl: Ch 4, leaving last lp of each st on hook, work 2 tr in specified st, yo and draw through rem 3 lps on hook.
  • Trcl: Leaving last lp of each st on hook, work 3 tr in specified st, yo and draw through rem 4 lps on hook.
  • Dtr: (Yo) 3 times and draw up a lp in specified st, (yo and draw through 2 lps on hook) 4 times

Special Stitch

  • Picot: Ch 4, sl st back into last sc.

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