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1960's Crochet 'Hippie' Vest

Lion Brand® Microspun

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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size
One size fits all. Finished garment measures 48 inches when tied and 27 inches long.
CORRECTIONS: None

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910-194 Microspun Yarn: Lime 5  
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size J-10 (6 mm) 1  

Color (A)
Microspun

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1960's Crochet 'Hippie' Vest
Lion Brand® Microspun

GAUGE:

4.25 sts and 2 rows = 1 inches on Size J-10 hook. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

NOTES:

Body is worked in one piece.

PATTERN:
Row 1: 1 dc in 6th ch from hook (counts as 2 sts), *ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 dc in next ch; rep from * across.
Row 2: Ch 3, turn. *1 dc in ch-1 space, ch 1, skip 1 dc, rep from * across, end 1 dc in ch-1 space, ch 1, 1 dc in 2nd ch of beg ch of previous row.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn. *1 dc in ch-1 space, ch 1, skip 1 dc; rep from * across, end 1 dc in top of t-ch.
Row 4: ch 3, turn. *1 dc in ch-1 space, ch 1, skip 1 dc; rep from *across, end 1 dc in last ch-space, ch 1, 1 dc in 3rd ch of t-ch. Rep Rows 3 and 4 for pat.

BODY: ch 208. Beg with pat Row 1 (204) sts, work even in pat until piece measures 15" from beg.
Next Row: Place markers 51 sts from each side for side seams. Cont in pat until piece measures 16" from beg.
Shape V-Neck: Keeping to pat, dec 1 st at beg and end of each row (center front) 17 times; AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 17" from beg , beg shaping armhole as foll:
Right Front: RS Row: Work to within 13 sts of right side-seam marker (armhole edge), turn. Dec 1 st at armhole edge every other row 4 times and cont neck decs. Work in pat until armhole measures 10" from beg. Fasten off
Back: With RS facing, join yarn 13 sts in from right side-seam marker, ch 3, then keeping to pat work across to within 13 sts of next left side-seam marker, turn. Dec 1 st at beg and end of every other row 4 times for armholes. Work even in pat until armholes measure 10" from beg. Fasten off.
Left Front: With RS facing, join yarn 13 sts in from left sideseam-marker (armhole edge), ch 3 and cont in pat dec 1 st at armhole edge every other row 4 times and cont neck decss. Work in pat until armhole measure 10" from beg. Fasten off
FINISHING: Sew fronts to back at shoulders over 17 sts. Work 1 row sc around entire outer edge of Vest working 3 sc in front corners.
Armhole edging: Join yarn at underarm marker and work 1 rnd sc around armhole. Fasten off.
Ties (make 2): Ch 57. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across (56 sc). Fasten off leaving a long strand to join to Vest at V-neck shaping.


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