Friday, 21 June 2013

Bamboo Crochet Motifs Tunic–Crochet Pattern

 

Large openwork motifs in a stylish tunic for any occasion. Shown in Bernat Bamboo.

Source: Bernat.com

SIZES
To fit bust measurement

Extra-Small/Small 28-34 ins [ 71-86.5 cm ]
Medium 36-38 ins [ 91.5-96.5 cm ]
Large 40-42 ins [ 101.5-106.5 cm ]
Extra-Large 44-46 ins [ 112-117 cm ]
2/3 Extra-Large 48-54 ins [ 122-137 cm ]
4/5 Extra-Large 56-62 ins [ 142-157.5 cm ]
Finished bust
X-Small/Small 36 ins [ 91.5 cm ]
Medium 40 ins [ 101.5 cm ]
Large 45 ins [ 114.5 cm ]
X-Large 50 ins [ 127 cm ]
2/3 X-Large 54 ins [ 137 cm ]
4/5 X-Large 60 ins [ 152.5 cm ]

Materials
Bernat® Bamboo
(60 g / 2.1 oz)
Sizes XS/S M L XL 2/3XL 4/5XL
92420 (Lotus) 9 10 12 13 15 16 balls
Sizes XS/S, L and 2/3XL only: Size 5.5 mm (U.S. I or 9) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
Sizes M, XL and 4/5XL only: Size 6 mm (U.S. J or 10) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.

STITCH gLOSSARy
Ch = Chain(s).
Hdc = Half double crochet.
Rep = Repeat.
Rnd(s) = Round(s).
Sc = Single crochet.
Sl st = Slip stitch.
Sp(s) = Space(s).
St(s) = Stitch(es).
Tog = Together.

gAugE
Motif = 4½ ins [11.5 cm] in diameter with 5.5 mm crochet hook.
Motif = 5 ins [12.5 cm] in diameter with 6 mm crochet hook.
instructions
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. For ease in working, circle all numbers pertaining to your size.
Note: Motifs will be joined tog as they are worked. Follow Diagrams on pages 16 and 17 for placement of corresponding sizes.

MOTIF I
Ch 6. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 1. (1 sc in ring. Ch 4) 5 times. 1 sc in ring. Ch 1. 1 hdc in first sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in side of last hdc. (Ch 4. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) 5 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in first sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in side of last hdc. *(Ch 4. 1 sc) twice in next ch-4 sp. Rep from * 4 times more. Ch 4. 1 sc in last ch-1 sp. Ch 1. 1 hdc in first sc.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in side of last hdc. (Ch 4. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) 11 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in first sc. Fasten off.
Join Motifs into first rnd as follows:
To Join 2 Motifs: Work 1st to 3rd rnds as given for Motif I.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in side of last hdc. (Ch 2. Sl st in any ch-4 sp of adjoining motif. Ch 2. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) twice. (Ch 4. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) 9 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in first sc. Fasten off.
To Join 3rd Motif:Work 1st to 3rd rnds as given for Motif I.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in side of last hdc. Miss next 4 ch-4 sps of adjoining motif from previous join. (Ch 2. Sl st in next ch-4 sp of adjoining motif. Ch 2. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) twice. (Ch 4. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) 9 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in first sc. Fasten off.
Join last Motif to previous and first Motifs:Work 1st to 3rd rnds as given for Motif I.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in side of last hdc. *Miss next 4 ch-4 sps of adjoining motif from previous join. (Ch 2. Sl st in next ch-4 sp of adjoining motif. Ch 2. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) twice. (Ch 4. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) 5 times. Rep from * once more, ending last rep with: Ch 1. 1 hdc in first sc. Fasten off.

BODY
With smaller (larger-smaller-larger-smaller- larger) hook, make 46 (46- 54-54-90-90) Motifs, joining as you work (see Diagrams on page 16).
Join 3 Motifs:Work 1st to 3rd rnds as given for Motif I.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in side of last hdc. Miss next 2 ch-4 sps of first adjoining motif from right join. (Ch 2. Sl st in next ch-4 sp of first adjoining motif. Ch 2. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) twice. (Ch 2. Sl st in next ch-4 sp of second adjoining motif. Ch 2. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) twice. (Ch 4. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) 7 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in first sc. Fasten off.
Join 4 Motifs:Work 1st to 3rd rnds as given for Motif I.
4th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in side of last hdc. Miss next 2 ch-4 sps of first adjoining motif from right join. (Ch 2. Sl st in next ch-4 sp of first adjoining motif. Ch 2. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) twice. (Ch 2. Sl st in next ch-4 sp of second adjoining motif. Ch 2. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) twice. (Ch 2. Sl st in next ch-4 sp of third adjoining motif. Ch 2. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) twice. (Ch 4. 1 sc in next ch-4 sp) 5 times. Ch 1. 1 hdc in first sc. Fasten off.

SLEEVES
With smaller (larger-smaller-larger-smaller- larger) hook, make 12 (12- 15-15-21-21) motifs for each sleeve, joining as you work (see Diagrams on page 17).

FINISHING
Sew in sleeves.

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