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Free Crochet Pattern: Sparkling Burgundy Top

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice® - Vanna's Glamour«
Pattern #: L0468
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SKILL LEVEL:  Experienced (Level 5)

SIZE:
S/M (L/1X, 2X/3X)
Finished Bust 39 (48, 57) in. (99 (122, 145) cm)
Finished Waist 36 (45, 54) in. (91.5 (114.5, 137) cm)
Finished Length 24 (25, 26) in. (61 (63.5, 66) cm), including lower ribbing, not including turtleneck
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
Vanna's Choice®

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Vanna's Glamour«

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*Vanna's Glamour (Article #861). 96% Acrylic, 4% Metallic Polyester; package size: 1.75oz/49.61 gr. (202yds/185m) pull skeins

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•  860-148 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Burgundy
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Sparkling Burgundy Top

Lion Brand« Vanna's Choice® - Vanna's Glamour«

GAUGE:

8 sts = 6 in. (15 cm) and 4 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in pattern with largest hook and 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B held tog. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

Notes:
1. Bobbles are worked on RS rows.
2. If you have difficulty pulling the yarn through the 17 loops on your hook, try using one of the smaller size hooks to complete the Bobble.
Bobble With 1 strand of B only, yarn over, insert hook in indicated st and draw up a loop (3 loops on hook). (Yarn over, insert hook in same st and draw up a loop - 2 more loops on hook) 7 times (17 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through all loops on hook; with all 3 strands held tog, ch 1. Note: The ch 1 does not count as a st.
To work into a Bobble on the following row, work into the loop at the top of the Bobble, do not work in the ch-1.
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:

1. Top is worked in 4 pieces; Front, Back, and 2 Sleeves.
2. Ribbed turtleneck is worked sideways around neck edge.
3. Ribbing is worked with 1 strand of A only. Body of Front, Back and Sleeves are worked with 2 strands of A, and 1 strand of B held tog throughout. Read through pattern carefully to be sure that you are using the correct yarn(s).
4. Bobbles are worked on RS rows with 1 strand of B.
5. Stitches between Bobbles are worked with 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B held together.
6. Take care to crochet loosely.

BACK
Ribbing

With smallest hook and 1 strand of A, ch 21.
Row 1 (RS): Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (beg ch counts as first hdc) and in each ch across - 20 hdc at the end of this row.
Rows 2-47 (57, 67): Ch 2 (counts as hdc), turn, working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc across.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Body
Notes:

1. Row 1 of the Body is worked along one long side of ribbing.
2. Work the Body following the Chart OR from written instructions below.

From RS with largest hook and 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B held tog, join yarn with sl st in end of first row of ribbing, to work across one long edge.
Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, sc in end of same row of ribbing, sk end of next row, sc in end of next row, sk next row, *sc in end of next 2 rows, sk end of next row, sc in end of next row, sk next row; rep from * across long edge of ribbing to last 3 rows, sc in next row, sk next row, sc in next row - 28 (34, 40) sc at the end of this row.
Row 2 (WS): Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout this pattern), turn, dc in each sc across.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in each of next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Note: In Row 4, and in all rows that follow a Bobble row, take care to work into the loop at the top of each Bobble, but not into the ch-1 that closes the Bobble.
Row 4: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st across.
Note: Take care to work into the loop at the top of each Bobble, but not into the ch-1 that closes the Bobble.
Row 5: Ch 3, turn, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Shape Sides
Row 6 (Decrease Row):
Turn, sk first st, sl st in next st, ch 3 (counts as dc in same st as sl st), dc in each st and Bobble across to last st; leave last st unworked - 26 (32, 38) dc at the end of this row.
Row 7: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 8 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 6 - 24 (30, 36) sts and Bobbles at the end of this row.
Row 9: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Row 10 (Increase Row): Ch 3, turn, dc in first st (increase made), dc in each st across to last st, 2 dc in last st - 26 (32, 38) dc.
Row 11: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 12: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st across.
Shape Raglan Armholes
Row 13:
Ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last 2 dc, Bobble in next dc, dc in last dc.
Place a marker at beg and end of Row 13 for raglan armholes.
Row 14 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 6 - 24 (30, 36) dc at the end of this row.
Row 15 (Decrease Row): Turn, sk first dc, sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last 3 dc, Bobble in next dc, dc in next dc; leave last dc unworked - 22 (28, 34) sts (including Bobbles) at the end of this row.
Row 16 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 6 - 20 (26, 32) dc at the end of this row.
Row 17 (Decrease Row): Turn, sk first dc, sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last 2 dc, dc in next dc; leave last dc unworked - 18 (24, 30) sts at the end of this row.
Row 18 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 8 - 16 (22, 28) dc at the end of this row.

Sizes L/1X ONLY
Row 19 (Decrease Row):
Turn, sk first dc, sl st in next dc, ch 3, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across to last 2 dc, dc in next dc; leave last dc unworked.
Row 20 (Decrease Row): Turn, sk first dc, sl st in next 2 dc, ch 3, dc in each dc across to last 2 dc; leave last 2 dc unworked - 16 dc at the end of this row.

Size 2X/3X ONLY
Row 19 (Decrease Row):
Turn, sk first dc, sl st in next 2 dc, ch 3, dc in next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last 2 dc; leave last 2 dc unworked - 24 sts (including Bobbles).
Row 20 (Decrease Row): Turn, sk first dc, sl st in each of next 2 dc, ch 3, dc in each st and Bobble across to last 2 dc, leave last 2 dc unworked - 20 dc.
Row 21 (Decrease Row): Turn, sk first dc, sl st in each of next 2 dc, ch 3, dc in each st across to last 2 dc; leave last 2 dc unworked - 16 dc.

ALL SIZES
Row 19 (21, 22):
Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, hdc in next dc, sc in next 10 dc, hdc in next dc, dc in last 2 dc.
Fasten off.

FRONT
Make same as Back.

SLEEVE (make 2)
Notes:

1. Ribbing is worked first, then first row of Sleeve is worked across one long side of ribbing.
2. Work the Sleeve following the Chart or written instructions. Work the dc sts between the Bobbles with 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B held tog.

Cuff
With smallest hook and 1 strand of A, ch 17.
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook (beg ch counts as first hdc) and in each ch across - 16 hdc at the end of this row.
Rows 2-16: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), turn, working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc across.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail for sewing.
Sleeve From RS with largest hook and 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B held tog, join yarn with sl st in end of first row of ribbing, to work across one long edge.
Row 1: Ch 1, sc in end of each row across - 16 sc at the end of this row.

Size S/M ONLY
Row 2 (Increase Row):
Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout this pattern), turn, dc in first dc (increase made), *dc in next 2 dc, 2 dc in next sc; rep from * across - 22 dc at the end of this row.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Row 4: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st and Bobble across.
Row 5: Ch 3, turn, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 6: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st and Bobble across.
Row 7: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Row 8 (Decrease Row): Turn, sk first st, sl st in next st, ch 3, dc in each st and Bobble across to last st; leave last st unworked - 20 dc at the end of this row.
Row 9: Ch 3, turn, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Row 10: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st across.
Row 11: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 12 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 8 - 18 dc at the end of this row.
Row 13: Ch 3, turn, dc in each of next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 14 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 8 - 16 dc at the end of this row.
Row 15: Ch 3, turn, dc in each of next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Shape Raglan Armhole
Place a marker at beg and end of Row 15 for raglan armholes.
Row 16 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 8 - 14 dc at the end of this row.
Row 17: Ch 3, turn, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Row 18 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 8 - 12 dc at the end of this row.
Row 19: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Row 20 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 8 - 10 dc at the end of this row.

Size L/1X ONLY
Row 2 (Increase Row):
Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout this pattern), turn, dc in first dc (increase made), *dc in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in next sc; rep from * across - 22 dc at the end of this row.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Row 4: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st across.
Row 5: Ch 3, turn, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 6: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st and Bobble across.
Row 7: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Row 8 (Decrease Row): Turn, sk first st, sl st in next st, ch 3, dc in each st and Bobble across to last st; leave last st unworked - 20 dc at the end of this row.
Row 9: Ch 3, turn, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Row 10: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st and Bobble across.
Row 11: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 12: Rep Row 10.
Row 13: Ch 3, turn, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Row 14: Rep Row 10.
Row 15: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Shape Raglan Armhole
Place a marker at beg and end of Row 15 for raglan armholes.
Row 16 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 8 - 18 dc at the end of this row.
Row 17: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Row 18 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 8 - 16 dc at the end of this row.
Row 19: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc.
Row 20 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 8 - 14 dc at the end of this row.
Row 21 (Decrease Row): Turn, sk first dc, sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in each of next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across to last dc; leave last dc unworked - 12 dc at the end of this row.
Row 22 (Decrease Row): Turn, sk first dc, sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in each dc and Bobble across to last dc; leave last dc unworked - 10 dc at the end of this row.

Size 2X/3X ONLY
Row 2 (Increase Row):
Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout this pattern), turn, dc in first dc (increase made), *dc in next dc, 2 dc in next sc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc - 24 dc at the end of this row.
Row 3: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 4: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st across.
Row 5: Ch 3, turn, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across to last 2 dc, Bobble in next dc, dc in last dc.
Row 6: Ch 3, turn, dc in each st and Bobble across.
Row 7: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 8 (Decrease Row): Turn, sk first st, sl st in next st, ch 3, dc in each st across to last st; leave last st unworked - 22 dc at the end of this row.
Row 9: Ch 3, turn, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 10: Rep Row 6.
Row 11: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across to last 2 dc, Bobble in next dc, dc in last dc.
Row 12: Rep Row 6.
Row 13: Ch 3, turn, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 14: Rep Row 6.
Row 15: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across to last 2 dc, Bobble in next dc, dc in last dc.
Shape Raglan Armhole
Place a marker at beg and end of Row 15 for raglan armholes.
Row 16 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 8 - 20 dc at the end of this row.
Row 17: Ch 3, turn, dc in next dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 18 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 8 - 18 dc at the end of this row.
Row 19: Ch 3, turn, dc in next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; rep from * across.
Row 20 (Decrease Row): Rep Row 8 - 16 dc at the end of this row.
Row 21 (Decrease Row): Turn, sk first dc, sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in each of next 2 dc, *Bobble in next dc, dc in each of next 2 dc; rep from * across to last 3 dc, Bobble in next dc, dc in next dc; leave last dc unworked - 14 dc at the end of this row.
Rows 22 and 23 (Decrease Rows): Turn, sk first dc, sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in each dc across to last dc; leave last dc unworked - 10 dc at the end of Row 23.

ALL SIZES
Row 21 (23, 24):
Turn, sk first st, sl st in next st, ch 3, dc in next dc, hdc in next dc, sc in next 2 dc, hdc in next dc, dc in next 2 dc; leave last dc unworked - 8 sts at the end of this row.
Fasten off.

FINISHING
Note:
Sew with one strand of A only.
Sew Sleeves to Front and Back along raglans, from markers up to top edge. Sew side and Sleeve seams including ribbing.
Turtleneck
Neck Edge

From RS, with largest hook and 2 strands of A and 1 strand of B held tog, join yarn with sl st at center back neck.
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc - 48 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog) 12 times; join with sl st in first sc - 36 sc at the end of this rnd.
Cut and secure B.
Change to middle sized hook.
Rnd 3: Ch 1, sc in next 8 sc, sc2tog, sc in next 16 sc, sc2tog, sc in last 8; join with sl st in first sc - 34 sc at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc.
Ribbing
Notes:

1. Ribbing is worked in rows sideways around neck, and joined to Rnd 4 of the neck edge at the end of every other row.
2. If desired, ribbing can be worked separately and then sewn to Rnd 4 of the Top. If making a separate turtleneck, fasten off Top after Rnd 4.
To work ribbed turtleneck separately, work as follows:
Row 1: Ch 33, hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in next 30 ch.
Rows 2-51: Ch 2, turn, working in back loops only, hdc in each hdc across.
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. With yarn tail, sew ends of ribbing tog. Sew ribbed turtleneck around neck edge of dress.

Cut 1 strand of A, continue with smallest hook and 1 strand of A only.
Row 1: Ch 33, hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in next 30 ch, sl st in first sc of Rnd 4 of neck edging. (at base of ch 33).
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, working in back loops of Ribbing only, hdc in each hdc across.
Row 3: Ch 2, turn, working in back loops of ribbing only, hdc in each hdc across, sl st in next 2 sc of Rnd 4 of Neck Edging.
Row 4: Ch 2, turn, working in back loops of ribbing only, hdc in each hdc across.
Row 5: Ch 2, turn, working in back loops of ribbing only, hdc in each hdc across, sl st in same sc of neck edging (same sc as last sl st worked), sl st in next sc of Rnd 4.
Rep Rows 2-5 until all sts of neck edging have been worked into.
Next Row: Ch 2, turn, working in back loops of ribbing only, hdc in each hdc across.
Last Row: Ch 2, turn, working in back loops of ribbing only, hdc in each hdc across, sl st in first sc of Rnd 4 (same sc as in Row 1 of ribbing).
Fasten off, leaving a long tail. With tail, sew first and last rows of ribbing tog.
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet hdc = half double crochet
rem = remain(s)(ing) rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) RS = right side
sc = single crochet sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together WS = wrong side


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Reviewed by Alison Poulton on 2012-01-26 *****
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