Premier Suede Circles California Dreamin' Vest

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by Premier Yarns Design Team

Premier Suede Circles California Dreamin' Vest

You’ll be dreaming of sunshine and a life on the west coast with the long and groovy Premier Suede Circles California Dreamin' Vest!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 1 rep of Daisy Chain Motif (4 inch wide x 5 inch tall) to crochet this vest that measures approximately 24 (25, 27) inch in length and 40 (48, 56) inch across the bust. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook listed under supplies do not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Pattern and supplies are written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Special abbreviations: Cluster (CL) - [Yo twice, draw up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hk) twice] 3 times in same ch, yo and draw through all 4 loops on hk. Hk - hook
  • 2
    Daisy Chain Motif (multiple of 8 ch + 5) - Bottom Petals: Row 1 (RS): Dc in 4th ch from hk, * sk 3 ch, ([CL, ch 3] twice, CL) in next ch, sk 3 ch, dc in next ch; rep from * to last ch, dc in next ch, turn. Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc here and throughout), sk 1st dc, dc in next dc, * [ch 2, sc in ch-3 sp] twice, ch 2, dc in next dc; rep from * across, dc in top of beg ch-3. Fasten off. Top Petals: Turn strip to work on opposite side of foundation ch. Attach yarn to 1st ch. Row 1: Ch 3, dc in next ch, * sk 3 ch, ([CL, ch 3] twice, CL) in next ch, sk 3 ch, dc in next ch; rep from * to last ch, dc in next ch, turn. Row 2: Ch 3, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc, * [ch 2, sc in ch-3 sp] twice, ch 2, dc in next dc; rep from * across, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn.
  • 3
    Vest: Back With Cinnamon Spice, ch 45 (53, 61). Work Daisy Chain Motif. At the end of Row 2 of Top Petals, cut Cinnamon Spice, attach Redwood.
  • 4
    Row 1 (RS): With Redwood, ch 3, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc, *[dc, ch 1] twice in next ch-2 sp, (dc, ch 1) in next ch-2 sp, [dc, ch 1] twice in next ch-2 sp; rep from * to last ch-2 sp, end (dc, ch 1, dc) in last ch-2 sp, dc in each of next 2 dc, turn – 24 (29, 34) ch-1 sps. Row 2: Ch 3, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc] in every ch-1 sp across, ch 1, dc in each of next 2 dc, turn. Row 3: Ch 3, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc, [dc, ch 1] in every ch -1 sp across to last sp, dc in last ch-1 sp, dc in each of next 2 dc, turn. Rep Rows 2-3 until Back measures 24 (25, 27) inch. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Fronts (make 2): With Cinnamon Spice, ch 21 (21, 29). Work Daisy Chain Motif. At the end of Row 2 of Top Petals, cut Cinnamon Spice, attach Redwood. Row 1 (RS): With Redwood, ch 3, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc, *[dc, ch 1] twice in next ch-2 sp, (dc, ch 1) in next ch-2 sp, [dc, ch 1] twice in next ch-2 sp; rep from * to last ch-2 sp, end (dc, ch 1, dc) in last ch-2 sp, dc in each of next 2 dc, turn – 9 (9, 14) ch-1 sps. Row 2: Ch 3, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc, [ch 1, dc] in every ch-1 sp across, ch 1, dc in each of next 2 dc, turn. Row 3: Ch 3, sk 1st dc, dc in next dc, [dc, ch 1] in every ch -1 sp across to last sp, dc in last ch-1 sp, dc in each of next 2 dc, turn. Rep Rows 2-3 until Front measures 24 (25, 27) inch. Fasten off.
  • 6
    Finishing: Sew shoulder seams. Sew side seams leaving 8 (9, 10) inch open for armholes.
  • 7
    Fringe: Cut 112 (124, 160) 18 inch lengths of Cinnamon Spice.
  • 8
    Use crochet hook to attach fringe by folding 2 strands of Cinnamon Spice in half, pulling fold through edge of fabric from front to back, pass ends through fold, pull snug.
  • 9
    Attach one bundle of fringe between edge dc at center front, 2 bundles of fringe in each ch-2 sp along bottom edge, one more bundle between edge dc at opposite center front.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Premier Yarns Suede Circles Cinnamon Spice 104770704 (3 for smallest size shown; 4 for next larger size shown; 5 for largest size shown); Premier Yarns Suede Circles Redwood 104770702 (5 for smallest size shown; 6 for next larger size shown; 7 for largest size shown)
  • Crochet Hook K
  • Clover Super Jumbo Tapestry Needle Set 104239635
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