Crochet Granny Squares – Woman’s Cap Sleeved Putover

SIZES: Misses’ small (medium-large)
Garment width around underarms about 31″ (33″-37″).

MATERIALS:
Coats & Clark’s Red Heart Knitting Worsted. 3 (4-5) ozs.melon, 2 ounces each of mauve, wild rose, light coral, and lilac.
Crochet hook size H, or size required to crochet to gauge.

GAUGE: 2 dc and 2 ch= 1″; 1 row of sps = 1/2 “; each motif = 1 5/8”.

BACK:

First Space Band: With melon, beg at lower edge, ch 50 (56-62) to measure 13 1/2″ ( 15″- 16 1/2″).
Row 1: Dc in 6th ch from hook, * ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch (sp made), repeat from * across—23 (26-29) sps (including sp formed by first dc). Fasten off. Wrong side of dc’s is right side of band.

First Motif Row: First Motif (right side): With wild rose, beg at center, ch 4, join with sl st to form a ring. Ch 4 loosely, yo, draw up a Ip in ring, pull up Ip to measure 3/8 “, complete a dc (long dc made), hold space band in back of work with right side of dc’s facing, sk last dc made on band, join with sl st to next dc, * long dc in ring of motif, ch 1, repeat from * 9 times, join last ch-1 with sl st to 3rd ch of ch-4—12 dc. (Always count first 3 ch of ch-4 as one dc.) Fasten off.

Second Motif: With mauve, beg at center, ch 4, join with sl st to form a ring.
Ch 4 loosely, make long dc in ring, hold space band in back of work with last motif made to the left, sk 2 dc (from last motif joining to band) on space band, sl st in next dc, in ring of motif being made make (long dc and ch 1) twice and long dc. sk 3 dc (from last motif joining to band), on last motif completed, sl st in the single strand on wrong side of next ch st. in ring of motif being made, make (long dc and ch 1) 7 times. Join last ch-1 to 3rd ch of ch-4—12 long dc. Fasten off.

Third Motif: With melon, work same as for second motif, joining to last motif completed. Continuing to work same as for second motif, make one lilac, one light coral motif.
Repeating colors in this order: wild rose, mauve, melon, lilac, light coral, continue to make and join motifs until 8 (9-10) motifs are made.

Second Space Band: Row 1: With melon, ch 4. with right side of motifs facing, sk 3 dc preceding joining of motifs on first motif, sc in next ch st to the right. * ch 5. sk 3 dc after joining of motifs on next motif, sc in following ch st, repeat from * across motifs. Ch 7, turn.
Row 2: Dc in 6th ch from hook, * ch 1, dc in next sc, (ch 1. sk next ch, dc in next ch) twice, repeat from * across—25 (28- 31) sps. Fasten off.

Second Motif Row:

First Motif: Continuing in same color sequence, with next color, ch 4. join with sl st to form a ring. Ch 4 loosely, long dc in ring, hold last band in back of work with wrong side of pattern facing, sk last 2 dc made on band, sl st in next dc. (long dc in ring and ch 1) 10 times, join to 3rd ch of ch-4. Fasten
off.

Second Motif: With next color, ch 4, join with sl st to form a ring. Ch 4 loosely, long dc in ring, hold last band made in back of work with last motif to the left, sk 2 dc (from motif joining to band) on last band, sl st in next dc, in ring of motif being made make (long dc and ch 1) twice and long dc, sk 3 dc (from motif joining to band) on last motif, sl st in the single strand on wrong side of next ch st, in ring of motif being made make (long dc and ch 1) 7 times, join to 3rd ch of ch-4—12 long dc. Fasten off.
Continue to work same as for last motif until as many motifs as on first motif row have been made. Repeat second space band and second motif row alternately 5 (5-6) times—7 (7-8) motif rows.

Next Row: Repeat first row of second space band.
For small and large sizes only: Ch 4, fasten off.
For medium size only: Ch 7, turn.
Next Row: Repeat Row 2 of space band. Ch 4, turn.
Next Row: Sk first dc, * dc in next dc, ch 1, repeat from * across, end ch 1, dc in 2nd ch of turning ch. Fasten off.

Left Side Edging: (For all sizes)
Row 1: Wrong side of motifs facing, attach melon to end sp on first space band, working along ends of rows make 2 sc in same sp where yarn was attached, * ch 4, sk 3 dc on next motif, sc in next ch st, ch 4, 2 sc in end sp of next band, repeat from * across side edge, end last repeat ch 4.
For small and large sizes only: Sc in last ch st on last row.
For medium size only: Make 2 sc in end sp of each of last 2 rows.
For all sizes: Ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc in each sc and in each ch across. Fasten off.

Right Side Edging: Wrong side facing, beg at end of last row, work edging to correspond to left side edging.





FRONT: Work same as back until 5th motif row has been completed.

Shape Neck: Next Space Band:
Row 1:
With melon, ch 4, right side of motifs facing, sk 3 dc preceding joining of motifs on first motif, sc in next ch st, (ch 5, sk 3 dc after joining of motifs on next motif, sc in next ch st) 1 (1-2) times. Ch 7. turn. Row 2: Work same as Row 2 of second space band—7 (7-10) sps. Fasten off.

Next Motif Row: Work same as before until 2 (2-3) motifs have been completed. Repeat last space band
and last motif row 1 (1-2) times, repeat space band once more for shoulder.
For medium size only: Ch 4, turn.
Next Row: Sk first dc, * dc in next dc, ch 1. repeat from * across, end same as Row 2 of band. Fasten off. For all sizes: Sk center 4 (5-4) motifs on last row made before neck shaping and working over following
2 (2-3) motifs, work to correspond to opposite side.

Front Side Edgings: Work to correspond to back side edgings.

SLEEVES:
First Space Band: With melon, beg at lower edge, ch 38 (38-44) to measure 9 1/2″ (9 1/2″-11″). Dc in 6th
ch from hook, * ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch, repeat from * across—17 (17- 20) sps. Fasten off.

First Motif Row: Work same as first motif row of back until 6 (6-7) motifs have been completed.
For large size only: Work second space band and second motif row same as for back—6 motifs.





For all sizes: Next Space Band:
Row 1: Right side of motifs facing, sk 3 dc preceding joining of motifs on first motif of last row, attach melon to next ch st to the right, sc in same ch, * ch 5, sk 3 dc after joining of motifs on next motif, sc in following ch st, repeat from * across. Ch 4, turn.
Row 2: Sk first sc and following 2 ch sts, dc in next ch, * ch 1, dc in next sc, (ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch) twice, repeat from * to within last ch-5 Ip, ch 1, dc in center ch of next ch-5, ch 1, dc in last sc—13 (13-16) sps. Fasten off.





Next Motif Row: Work same as for second motif row of back—4 (4-5) motifs.

Next Space Band: Work same as for last space band.
For medium size only: Ch 4, turn and work one more row of sps.
For all sizes: Ch 1, turn.
Last Row: Sc in each sp across. Fasten off.

Work side edgings to correspond with side edgings of back.

Side Section: Make 2.
Row 1: With melon, beg at lower edge, ch 8 (8-10).
Dc in 6th ch from hook, (ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch) 1 (1-2) times—2 (2-3) sps. Ch 4, turn.
Row 2: Sk first dc, (dc in next dc, ch 1) 1 (1-2) times, sk next ch st, dc in next ch. Ch 4, turn.
Row 3: Dc in first dc, (ch 1, dc in next dc) 1 (1-2) times, ch 1, sk next ch st on turning ch, in next ch make dc, ch 1, and dc—one sp inc’d each edge. Ch 4, turn.
Row 4: Sk first dc, dc in next dc, * ch 1, dc in next dc, repeat from * across, end ch 1, sk next ch st on turning ch, dc in next ch —4 (4-5) sps. Ch 4, turn.
Rows 5, 6, and 7: Repeat Row 4 three times. Ch 4, turn.
Row 8: Dc in first dc, * ch 1, dc in next dc, repeat from * across, ch 1, sk next ch on turning ch, in next ch make dc, ch 1, and dc—6 (6-7) sps. Ch 4, turn.
Repeat Row 4 until 9 1/2 ” from beg. Ch 1, turn.
Last Row: Sc in each dc and in each ch across, end sc in next 2 ch on turning ch. Fasten off.

FINISHING: Mark both ends of fifth space band on back and front to indicate end of underarms. Sew side sections between back and front, matching last row of sps with marked bands. Beg at sides, sew front shoulders to corresponding sts on back. Matching first band of each sleeve with following bands on back and front, sew side edges of sleeves to back and front, adjusting tops of sleeves to fit.

Neck Edging: Rnd 1: With melon, right side facing, sc in each st and in each ch across back of neck, then working along front neck edge make 2 sc in end sp of next 1 (2-1) sp row, (ch 4, sk 3 dc on next motif, sc in next ch, ch 4, 2 sc in end sp of next band) 2 (2-3) times, ch 4, sk next dc on 2nd (2nd-3rd) motif of 5th row of motifs, sc in next ch (corner), (ch 5, sk 3 dc on next motif, sc in next ch) 4 (4-5) times, ch 5, sk 2 dc on next motif, sc in next ch (corner), (ch 4, 2 sc in end sp of next band, ch 4, sk 3 dc on next motif, sc in next ch) 2 (2-3) times, ch 4, 2 sc in end sp of next 1 (2-1) sp row, join with sl st to first sc of rnd.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in same sc as joining, skipping 1 sc at each corner, sc in each st and in each ch around, join.
For large size only: Repeat last rnd.
For all sizes: Fasten off.

Cord: With 2 strands melon held tog, make a chain 62″ (64″-66″). Beg at center front, weave cord through sps along lower edge. Tie a knot at each end.

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