Crochet Vest with Shawl Collar

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Crochet Vest with Shawl Collar

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This stunning short-sleeved cardi is sure to turn heads, with a wide lacy shawl collar, high waist, and eyelet detail border. Though it looks complex, this project makes a great first garment!

XS/M
28-38" [71-96.5 cm ]
39 " [ 99 cm ]
L/XL
40-46" [101.5-117 cm ]
46 " [ 117 cm ]
2XL/3XL
48-52" [122-132 cm ]
52 " [ 132 cm ]
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The materials for this project cost $23.14

Step 1:

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Size:

  • XS/M
  • L/XL
  • 2XL/3XL
To fit bust measurement
28-38" [71-96.5 cm ]
Finished bust
39 " [ 99 cm ]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Satin | Maitai, 04732Edit Color
$20.94

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
$2.20
The materials for this project cost $23.14

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

Inc = Increase(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

sp(s) = space(s)

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Yoh = yarn over the hook

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
XS/M 28-38" [71-96.5 cm ]
L/XL 40-46" [101.5-117 cm ]
2XL/3XL 48-52" [122-132 cm ]
Finished bust
XS/M 39 " [ 99 cm ]
L/XL 46 " [ 117 cm ]
2XL/3XL 52 " [ 132 cm ]

MATERIALS

Vest
Satin (100 g/3.5 oz;182 m/200 yds)
SizesXS/ML/XL2XL/3XL 
Main Color (MC)
Maitai (04732)
678
Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

14 dc and 7 rows = 4" [10 cm]

INSTRUCTIONS

Body
Beg at neck edge, ch 46 (52-62).
1st row:RS). 2 dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 3 dc). 1 dc in each of next 5 (6-6) ch. 2 dc in each of next 2 ch. 1 dc in each of next 27 (31-41) ch. 2 dc in each of next 2 ch. 1 dc in each of next 5 (6-6) ch. 3 dc in last ch. Turn. 51 (57-67) dc.
2nd row:Ch 3. 1 dc in first dc (inc made). 2 dc in each of next 2 dc. 1 dc in each of next 6 (7-7) dc. 2 dc in each of next 2 dc. 1 dc in each of next 29 (33-43) dc. 2 dc in each of next 2 dc. 1 dc in each of next 6 (7-7) dc. 2 dc in each of last 3 dc. Turn. 61 (67-77) dc.
3rd row:Ch 3. 1 dc in first dc (inc made). 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. *2 dc in next dc, placing marker on last dc worked. 2 dc in next dc, placing marker on first dc worked.* 1 dc in each of next 8 (9-9) dc. Rep from * to *. 1 dc in each of next 31 (35-45) dc. Rep from * to *. 1 dc in each of next 8 (9-9) dc. Rep from * to *. 1 dc in each of next 2 dc. 2 dc in last dc. Turn. 71 (77-87) dc.
4th row:Ch 3. 1 dc in first dc (inc made). *1 dc in each dc to next 2 marked dc. 2 dc in each of next 2 marked dc. Rep from * 3 times more. 1 dc in each dc to last dc. 2 dc in last dc. Turn. (10 dc inc).
5th row:Ch 3. *1 dc in each dc to next 2 marked dc. 2 dc in each of next 2 marked dc. Rep from * 3 times more. 1 dc in each dc to end of row. Turn. (8 dc inc). Rep last 2 rows 5 (6-7) times more. 179 (203-231) dc.
Next rnd:(WS). Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 25 (28-29) dc (Right Front). 2 dc in each of next 2 marked dc. 1 dc in each of next 32 (37-41) dc (Right Sleeve). 2 dc in each of next 2 marked dc. 1 dc in each of next 55 (63-81) dc (Back). 2 dc in each of next 2 marked dc. 1 dc in each of next 32 (37-41) dc (Left Sleeve). 2 dc in each of next 2 marked dc. 1 dc in each of next 26 (29-30) dc (Left Front). Turn. 187 (211-239) dc. Do not fasten off.
Divide for Left Sleeve:With RS facing, join separate length of yarn with sl st into last marked st of left Back. Ch 5 (6-7). Join ch with sl st in first marked st before Left Sleeve (after Left Front). Fasten off.
Next rnd:Ch 1. Working from left to right instead of from right to left, as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Divide for Right Sleeve:With RS facing, join separate length of yarn with sl st into last marked before Right Sleeve (after Right Front). Ch 5 (6-7). Join ch with sl st in first marked st of right Back. Fasten off.
Next rnd:(RS). Join yarn with sl st in marked st before right sleeve. Ch 1 (counts as dc). 1 sc in each of next 36 (41-45) dc of sleeve. 1 sc in each of next 5 (6-7) ch. Join with sl st to first sc. 41 (47-52) sc.
Next rnd:Ch 1. Working from left to right instead of from right to left, as usual, work 1 reverse sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Body: 1st row:(RS). Ch 3. 1 dc in each of next 27 (30-31) dc (Left Front). 1 dc in each rem loop of next 5 (6-7) ch. 1 dc in each of next 59 (67-85) dc (Back). 1 dc in each rem loop of next 5 (6-7) ch. 1 dc in each of next 28 (31-32) dc (Right Front). Turn. 125 (141-163) dc. Place markers at each end of last row
2nd row:Ch 3. (Yoh and draw up a loop in next dc. Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all 3 loops on hook – dc2tog made. 1 dc in each dc to last 3 dc. Dc2tog. 1 dc in last dc. Turn.
Rep last row 6 times more. 111 (127-149) dc. Fasten off.
Collar and Edging: 1st rnd (RS). Join yarn with sl st at left front ‘side seam’. Ch 1. Work 63 (73-91) sc across back to right front ‘side seam, 16 (18-21) sc across straight edge of right front, 18 sc around curved edge of right front to marker, 35 (39-41) sc up right front edge, 29 (33-38) sc across back neck edge, 35 (39-41) sc down left front edge to marker, 18 sc around curved edge of left front and 17 (20-23) sc across straight edge of left front. Join with sl st to first sc. 231 (258-291) sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 4 (counts as dc and ch 1). 1 dc in same sp as last sl st. *Miss next 2 sc. (1 dc. Ch 1. 1 dc) – V-st made in next sc.* Rep from * to * 25 (29-36) times more. (Miss next sc. V-st in next sc) 9 times. Rep from * to * 33 (37-40) times more. (Miss next sc. V-st in next sc) 9 times. Rep from * to * 4 (5-6) times more. Miss last 2 sc. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 4.
3rd rndSl st across to ch-1 sp of next V-st. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *(3 dc. Ch 1. 3 dc) – shell made in ch-1 sp of next V-st. 1 sc in ch-1 sp of next V-st. Rep from * around, omitting sc at end of last rep. Join with sl st to first sc.
4th rnd:Sl st across to ch-1 sp of next shell. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 3. V-st in next sc. Ch 3. 1 sc in ch-1 sp of next shell. Rep from * around, omitting sc at end of last rep. Join with sl st to first sc.
5th rnd:Ch 3 (counts as dc). 2 dc in same sp as last sl st. *1 sc in next ch-3 sp. Ch 2. 1 sc in ch-1 sp of next V-st. Ch 2. 1 sc in next ch-3 sp. 3 dc in next sc. Rep from * around, omitting 3 dc at end of last rep. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
6th rnd:Sl st in next dc. Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1). 1 dc in same sp as sl st. *Ch 1. Miss next dc, sc and next ch-2 sp. V-st in next sc. Ch 1. Miss next ch-2 sp, sc and next dc. V-st in next dc. Rep from * around, omitting V-st at end of last rep. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 4.
7th to 9th rnds:As 3rd to 5th rnds.
10th rnd:(inc rnd). Sl st in next dc. Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc and ch-1). 1 dc in same sp. *Ch 1. Miss next dc and sc. V-st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. V-st in next ch-2 sp. Ch 1. Miss next sc and dc. V st in next dc. Rep from * around, omitting V-st at end of last rep. Join with sl st to 3rd ch of ch 4.
11th to 18th rnds: As 3rd to 6th rnds twice more
19th rnd: As 3rd rnd. Fasten off.