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This lacy crochet jacket exemplifies the feminine, romantic look so popular on the runways now. The jacket is designed to be form-fitting, worn over a simple dress, tank top or halter. A key to the design is an ornate fan-pattern stitch motif, which provides flaring at the sleeves and at the waist without the need to increase or decrease. The crochet jacket design also features accentuation of the waist with 2 luxurious silk ribbons, and the change in stitch direction at the lower rear lends a subtle bustle-like effect. This pattern is also available in Debbie Stoller's book, The Happy Hooker
Skill Level: Intermediate
Sizes: S (M, L, XL, XXL)
Bust - 32(36,40,44,48)"
Back length - 27.5(27.5,28,28,28.5)"
Sleeve length - approximately 23"
Yarn: Filatura Di Crosa Brilla, or similar fingering weight cotton-blend yarn
*To substitute yarn please use this gauge: 28 sts = 4" in stockinette stitch on US 2 - 3 needle.
Yardage: 1080 (1080, 1200, 1320, 1440) yards
Hook: US size D/3
Other Materials: approx. 4 yards silk ribbon (Artemis Hanah Silk Ribbon shown in photo), tapestry needle
Gauge: 2 pattern repeats = 4"; 6 rows in pattern = 3.5"