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Furry Crochet Vest

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
  • Lion Brand® Fun Fur Yarn, 5 skeins each: Chocolate (A), Black (B)
  • Crochet hook: size K-101/2 or size to obtain gauge
  • Stitch markers
  • Large-eyed blunt needle
    GAUGE: 11 hdc + 10 rows = 4" with 1 strand each of A and B held tog.

DIRECTIONS: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. Circle numbers pertaining to size before beginning. Sizes: XS (S, M, L) Finished Chest 273/4" (30 1/2", 33 1/2", 36 1/2") Finished Length 10" (10 1/2", 11 3/4", 13")

BODY: With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, ch 78 (86, 94, 102).
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and each ch across – 76 (84, 92, 100) hdc.
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each hdc across.
Rep last row until piece measures 4 (4, 5, 6) in. (10 (10, 12.5, 15) cm) from beg. Fasten off.

BACK: Sk first 23 (25, 27, 30) sts of Body, with 1 strand each of A and B held tog, join yarn in next st with sl st.
Row 1: Ch 2, hdc in same st and next 29 (33, 37, 39) sts – 30 (34, 38, 40) sts.
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog – 28 (32, 36, 38) sts.
Rows 3-5: Rep Row 2 – 22 (26, 30, 32) sts.
Row 6: Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in first st, hdc in each st across to last st, 2 hdc in last st – 24 (28, 32, 34) sts.
Rows 7-15 (16, 17, 18): Rep Row 6 – 42 (48, 54, 58) sts.
Last Row: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across. Fasten off.

LEFT FRONT: From WS, with 1 strand each of A and B held tog, join yarn in top left edge of Body with sl st.
Row 1 (WS): Ch 2, hdc in first 15 (17, 18, 20) sts
Row 2 (RS): Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog – 13 (15, 16, 18) sts.
Row 3: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog – 12 (14, 15, 17) sts.
Rows 4 and 5: Rep last 2 rows – 9 (11, 12, 14) sts.
Row 6: Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in first st, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog.
Row 7: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across to last st, 2 hdc in last st – 10 (12, 13, 15) sts.
Row 8: Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in first st, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog. Row 9: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across to last st, 2 hdc in last st – 11 (13, 14, 16) sts.
Rows 10-13 (15, 17, 17): Rep last 2 rows 2 (3, 4, 4) more times – 13 (16, 18, 20) sts.
Continue to inc 1 st at armhole edge every row 2 (1, 0, 1) more times, and AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st at neck edge
every other row 0 (0, 0, 1) more time – 15 (17, 18, 20) sts.
Last Row: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across. Fasten off.

RIGHT FRONT: From RS, with 1 strand each of A and B held tog, join yarn in top right edge of Body with sl st.
Row 1 (RS): Ch 2, hdc in first 15 (17, 18, 20) sts.
Row 2 (WS): Ch 2, turn, hdc2tog, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog – 13 (15, 16, 18) sts.
Row 3: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog – 12 (14, 15, 17) sts.
Rows 4 and 5: Rep last 2 rows – 9 (11, 12, 14) sts.
Row 6: Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in first st, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog.
Row 7: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across to last st, 2 hdc in last st – 10 (12, 13, 15) sts.
Row 8: Ch 2, turn, 2 hdc in first st, hdc in each st across to last 2 sts, hdc2tog.
Row 9: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across to last st, 2 hdc in last st – 11 (13, 14, 16) sts.
Rows 10-13 (15, 17, 17): Rep last 2 rows 2 (3, 4, 4) more times – 13 (16, 18, 20) sts.
Continue to inc 1 st at armhole edge every row 2 (1, 0, 1) more times, and AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st at neck edge every other row 0 (0, 0, 1) more time – 15 (17, 18, 20) sts.
Last Row: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across. Fasten off.
Sew shoulder seams. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS:
beg = beginning, ch = chain, dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing), hdc = half double crochet, inc = increas(e)(s)(ing),
rep = repeat, RS = right side(s), sk = skip, sl st = slip stitch, st(s) = stitch(es), tog = together,
WS = wrong side(s), Yo = yarn over,
hdc2tog (hdc dec): Yo, insert hook into st & draw up a loop. Yo, insert hook into next st & draw up a loop.
Yo draw through all 5 loops on hook.

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