Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium, large, X-large and 2X-large are in [ ].
Bust: 38 inches (small) [42 inches (medium), 46 inches (large), 50 inches (X-large), 54 inches (2X-large)]
Length: 25 inches (small) [251/2inches (medium), 26 inches (large), 261/2inches (X-large), 27 inches (2X-large)]
Lion Brand Jeans medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (31/2oz/246 yds/ 100g per skein): 5 [6, 6, 7, 8] skeins #153 stovepipe 1 [1, 1, 2, 2] skein(s) #150 vintage
Sizes H/8/5mm and J/10/6mm crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge
1/2-inch buttons (optional): 4
Size J hook: 15 sts = 4 inches; 17 rows = 4 inches
Take time to check gauge.
Chain-1 at beginning of rows doesn’t count as first stitch unless otherwise stated.
Chain-3 at beginning of rows counts as first double crochet unless otherwise stated.
Join with slip stitch as indicated unless otherwise stated.
Row 1 (RS): Ch 1 (see Pattern Notes), sc in first 2 sts, [ch 1, sk next st, sc in next st] across, turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sc in first ch sp, [ch 1, sk next sc, sc in next ch sp] across to last 2 sts, ch 1, sk next sc, sc in last sc, turn.
Rep row 2 for pattern.
Row 1: With smaller hook and vintage, loosely ch 73 [81, 89, 95, 103], dc in 4th ch from hook (first 3 chs count as first dc) and in each ch across, turn. (71 [79, 87, 93, 101] dc)
Row 2 (WS): Ch 3 (see Pattern Notes), [bpdc (see Stitch Guide) around next st, dc in next st] across, turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, [fpdc (see Stitch Guide) around next st, dc in next st] across, turn.
Row 4: Rep row 2, at end of row work 2 dc in last st and change color (see Stitch Guide) to stovepipe in last st. (72 [80, 88, 94, 102] dc)
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