This intermediate jacket uses front post double crochet to create the arrow-like pattern. Raglan increases shape the armholes. Five sizes include plus sizing.
Designer Dora Ohrenstein
Finished Size: 34 (40, 46, 52, 58)” bust circumference with fronts overlapped 8¼ (8¾, 8¾, 9¼, 9¾)”. Garment shown measures 34″, modeled with 0″ ease.
Yarn: Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Weight (100% baby alpaca; 110 yd [100 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #520 (green), 11 (13, 15, 17, 19) skeins.
Hook: Size E/4 (3.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge
Notions: One 2-holed toggle button, about 2″ long; 1 sew-on snap; 1½” length of matching grosgrain ribbon.
Gauge: 3 patt reps = 4″ and 6 rows = 2″ in lower st patt before blocking; 3 patt reps = 4½” and 8 rows = 3″ in lower st patt after blocking; 12 sts = 3″ and 12 rows = 4″ in upper st patt.
Dc/FPdc: Yo, insert hook in next st and pull up lp, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook, yo and insert hook around post of 3rd dc in group 2 rows below, yo and pull up lp, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook, yo and draw through 3 lps on hook.
FPdc/dc: Yo, insert hook around post of same post worked in dc/FPdc, pull up lp, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook, yo and insert hook in next dc, yo and pull up lp, yo and draw through 2 lps on hook, yo and draw through 3 lps on hook.
Lower patt (multiple of 6 sts + 2)
Row 3: Ch 2 (counts as dc throughout) *dc/FPdc (see above), dc in next 3 dc, FPdc/dc**, ch 1 sk next sc; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, dc in last sc, turn.
Sangria Cardigan (page 22)
Large sh (lg sh): (Tr, [ch 1, tr] 7 times) in indicated st.