YOU WILL NEED
- Opal Uni 4ply (75% virgin wool, 25% polyamide, 100g/425m) Yarn A Ocean (9931) See table for measurements and yarn quantities of Yarn A 1 ball of each for all sizes: Yarn B Ruby Red (9939) Yarn C Pink (5194) Yarn D Grass Green (1990) Yarn E Berry (9938)
- A 3.5mm (US E/4) hook
- Stitch markers For yarn stockists contact Wool Warehouse 01926 882818 www.woolwarehouse.co.uk
20 sts and 17 rows to measure 10x10cm (4x4in) over half treble crochet using a 3.5mm hook or size needed to obtain correct tension
ABBREVIATIONS For a full list, see page 96
This summer jumper is all about the arms with breezy mesh bell sleeves. The flared design is a nod to the 1970s but with enough features to make it a modern garment, such as the spiky hem and choice of bright colours.
Using Yarn A, ch170 (190: 210: 230: 250), ss to first ch to join, being careful not to twist.
Round 1 (RS) Ch1 (does not count as st), dc in second ch from hook and in each st around, pm to denote beg of round. [170 (190: 210: 230: 250) sts]
Round 2 (RS) Htr in each st around. Cont until the work measures approx 30cm.
Do not fasten off. Leave marker in first st.
SLEEVES (MAKE 2)
Using Yarn A, ch54 (59: 64: 69: 74), ss to first ch to join, being careful not to twist.
Round 1 (RS) Ch2 (counts as htr now and throughout) htr in third ch from hook and in each ch to end, pm to denote beg of round. [55 (60: 65: 70: 75) sts]
Rounds 2-8 Htr in each st around. After the final round, dc in next st, ss in next st.
Round 1 (RS) Using Yarn A, and working into the opposite side of the foundation ch, *ss, htr, (tr, ch1, tr) in same st, htr, ss; rep from * to end. [11 (12: 13: 14: 15) ch-1 sps]
Round 2 (RS) Ss in each st to first ch-sp, ss into ch-sp, (ch7, ss in next ch-sp) around, working final ss in first ch-sp of Round 1, turn.[11 (12: 13: 14: 15) ch-7 sps]
Rounds 3-13 4ss to middle of ch-7 sp, (ch7, ss in next ch-sp) around, turn. Work should measure approx 11cm.
Round 14 (RS) Ss in first ch-7 sp, (dc, htr, tr, dtr, ch4, ss in prev st, dtr, tr, htr, dc, ss) in each ch-7 sp around. [11 (12: 13: 14: 15) patt reps]
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