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Groovy Granny Square Vest

Crafting Time:
  • 3-5 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand Microspun yarn:
    • 1 ball French Vanilla (1, 2, 2, 2) A
    • 2 balls Ebony (2, 2, 3, 3) B
    • 3 balls Cherry Red (3, 3, 4, 4) C
  • Crochet hook size F-5
  • Large-eyed blunt needle

GAUGE: One Square = 3"x3". CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

SIZES: XS (S, M, L, XL). Finished bust 30" (36, 42, 48, 54). Finished length 21" (24, 27, 27).
Pattern is written for smallest size. Changes for larger sizes are in parentheses. When only 1 number is given it applies to all sizes.

ABBREVIATIONS:

beg = begin(ning)
ch = chain
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
sp = space
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together

DIRECTIONS:

SQUARE: Make 64 for XS size. (77 for S, 102 for M , 128 for L, 145 for XL)

With A, ch 4; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.
Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), 2 dc in ring, ch 2, (3 dc in ring, ch 2) 3 times; join with sl st in top of beg ch. Fasten off.
Rnd 2: Join B with sl st in any ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-sp (beg corner made), ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp (corner made), ch 1; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch.
Fasten off.
Rnd 3: Join C with sl st in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 3, (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in same ch-sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, *(3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp, ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1; rep from * around; join with sl st in top of beg ch. Fasten off.

LOWER BODY:

With RS facing, join 10 (12, 14, 16, 18) Squares into a strip as follows: Working through back loops only, sl st adjoining Squares tog.
Make 5 (5, 5, 6, 6) strips. Sl st long edges of strips tog to make a rectangle, then seam ends of rectangle to make a loop.

UPPER FRONT:

Sl st 4 (5, 6, 6, 7) Squares tog for front strip. Make 1 (1, 2, 2, 2) front strips. For M, L and 1X sizes, sl st strips tog along long edges.

UPPER BACK:

Sl st 4 (5, 6, 6, 7) Squares tog for back strip. Make 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) back strips. Sl st back strips tog along long edges.
Aligning Squares, sl st upper front strip to Body. Leaving 1 (1, 1, 2, 2) Squares on either side of upper front for armholes, sl st upper back to Body.
Sl st 2 remaining Squares between upper front and upper back at armhole edge.

EDGING:

From RS, join B with sl st anywhere along lower edge.
Rnd 1: Ch 2, hdc evenly spaced around lower edge of Vest; join with sl st in first hdc. Fasten off.
Rep edging around neck edge and around each armhole. Weave in ends.

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