Tuesday, 30 May 2017

FREE CROCHET PATTERN, Mandala Vest # 1135yt

1135yt- MANDALA BOHEMIAN VEST ADULT SMALL
Copyright © 2017, Emi Harrington (Do not give away or sell this pattern, copyright protected.)
This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system. Permission is granted to sell your finished garments. 
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MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn (Total yardage, approx. 450 - 500 yards)
6.5 mm crochet hook
Yarn needle

INSTRUCTIONS:  See a video demo here: https://youtu.be/SuAvwy8LHQ0 
COPYRIGHT: Emi Harrington,

Pattern is available for purchase on Ravelry, and includes all sizes from
10 years up to Adult XXL: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/1136---mandala-bohemian-vest


ADULT SMALL:
1.  Chain 5, slip stitch to join and form a ring.

2.  Chain 2, make 16 double crochet in the ring, slip stitch to join. (17)

3.  Chain 4, *triple crochet in the next stitch,chain 1.  Repeat from * around, slip stitch to
    join in the 3rd stitch of the chain 4.  (17 tr, 17 ch1 spaces)

4.  Slip stitch into the next chain 1 space.  Chain 3, 2 triple crochet in the same chain 1
space; in each chain 1 space, make 3 triple crochet, slip stitch to join in the top of the
chain 3. (51 tr)
5.  *Chain 5, skip the next stitch, single crochet in the next stitch, repeat from *
around, slip stitch to join in the base of the 1st chain 5. (Skip 2 stitches at the end of
the row to end with 25 loops). (25 loops)
6.   Slip stitch into the next loop, chain 3, make 3 triple crochet in the same loop.  In each
     loop around, make 4 triple crochet. (100 tr)

7.   Chain 3, triple crochet in each stitch around, slip stitch to join in the top of the chain 3.
 (100 tr)

8.   Mark: 18 stitches from the hook (back neck), then 20 stitches (armhole), 42 stitches (back
of vest), then 20 stitches (armhole).
Chain 2, double crochet up to the 1st marked stitch at 18 stitches.  
Chain 28, double crochet in the next marked stitch, and in each stitch up to the next
marked stitch, making 2 double crochet in every 4th stitch;  
chain 28, slip stitch to join in the top of the chain 2. (Exact number of stitches no longer
important.)

9.  Chain 3 and turn, *skip the next stitch, double crochet in the next stitch, chain 1;
Repeat from * around, ending in the stitch immediately after the next armhole.
(Do not work across the neck section.  See the video for clarification.)

10. Chain 2, turn, double crochet in the same stitch.  In each chain 1 space, make 2 double
crochet.

11. Chain 5, turn, skip the next stitch, single crochet in the next stitch.  *chain 5, skip the next
stitch, single crochet in the next stitch, repeat from * around. (Do not work around the neck
section.)
12. (If changing colors, attach yarn in the 1st loop of the row, if not, turn and slip stitch into the
    first loop.)
    Chain 3, turn, triple crochet in the same loop, in each loop around, make 2 triple crochet,
except in every 4th loop, make 3 triple crochet.

13. *Chain 5, skip the next stitch, single crochet in the next stitch, repeat from * around.

14. Make as many rows of loops as needed for your desired length:
*Chain 5, single crochet in the next loop, repeat from * around.

BORDER: Working across the bottom row of loops:
          Slip stitch into the first loop.
          in the same loop make:
          chain 3, (takes the place of the 1st dc and ch 1 space)
          double crochet, chain 1
          double crochet, chain 3,
          slip stitch in the top of the double crochet, chain 1,
          double crochet, chain 1,
          double crochet.

          In each remaining loop across the bottom of the vest make:
          double crochet, chain 1,            
          double crochet, chain 1,
          double crochet, chain 3,
          slip stitch into the top of the double crochet, chain 1,
          double crochet, chain 1,
          double crochet.
Work across the front, evenly spacing the shells, continue around the neck, and down the opposite side front, slip stitch to join in the top of the 1st chain 2, fasten off.  Weave all yarn ends into the finished work.
          
End of pattern.