Liza

Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing
Designer: 
Berroco Design Team

Liza is a long sleeved evening cardigan crocheted in mesh and shell stitches.


Sizes

Directions are for women’s size Small.  Changes for sizes Medium and Large are in parentheses.


Finished Measurements

Bust - 34(38-42)”

Length – 20½(21-22)” (Not including edging)


Materials

7(7-9) Hanks Berroco Lumina (25 grs), #1643 Goldie Noir

Crochet hook, size 5.00 mm (H) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE


Gauge

4½ V-st groups = 4”; 10 rows = 4” in pat st with size 5.00 mm (H) crochet hook

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE


Back

With crochet hook, ch 74(82-90).

Row 1 (WS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook, * ch 5, skip 3 ch, sc in next ch; rep from * across.  Turn – 18(20-22) ch-5 spaces.

Row 2 (RS): Ch 5, * sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5; rep from * across; end ch 2, dc in last sc.  Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in dc, ch 5, * sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5; rep from * across; end sc in 3rd ch of ch-5.  Turn.

Rows 4 and 5: Rep Rows 2 and 3.

Row 6: Ch 3, dc in same sc, sc in ch-5 space, * in next sc work (dc, ch 1, dc – V-st made), sc in next ch-5 space; rep from *; end 2 dc in last sc. Turn.

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in first dc, ch 5, * sc in V-st, ch 5; rep from *; end sc in top of ch-3.  Turn.

Rows 8-11: Rep rows 6 and 7 twice.

Rows 12 and 13: Rep Rows 2 and 3.

Rep Rows 2 – 11 once more, end on WS.

Shape Armholes: Row 1: Ch 1, sl st in (2 dc, sc, dc), ch 1, sc in V-st, work in pat to last sc worked into ch-1 space. Turn.

Rows 2 and 3: Rep Rows 4 and 5.

Rows 4-9: Rep Rows 6-11.

Rep Rows 2-9 and continue in pat until 16(17-19) rows have been worked for armhole.

For sizes Small and Large ONLY:  Last Row: Ch 4, sc in ch-5 space, * ch 3, sc in ch-5 space; rep from *; end ch 1, dc in last sc. Fasten off.

For size Medium ONLY:  Last Row: Ch 1, sc in dc, ch 3, * sc in ch-5 space, ch 3; rep from *; end sc in 3rd ch of ch-5. Fasten off.


Left Front

With crochet hook, ch 5; join with a sl st to form a ring.

Row 1: Ch 5, sc into ring, ch 3, tr into ring.  Turn.

Row 2: Ch 8, sc in ch-3 space, ch 5, sc in 3rd ch of ch-5.  Turn.

Row 3: Ch 5, sc in next space, ch 5, in ch-8 lp work (sc, ch 5, sc), ch 3, tr in ch-8 lp.  Turn.

Rows 4, 6 and 8: Ch 8, sc in ch-3 space, * ch 5, sc in ch-5 space; rep from * to last sc worked, ch 5, sc in 3rd ch of ch-5. Turn.

Rows 5, 7 and 9: Ch 5, * sc in ch-5 space, ch 5; rep from * to ch-8 lp, in ch-8 lp work (sc, ch 5, sc), ch 3, tr in same lp. Turn.

Row 10: Ch 5(8,8), sc in ch-3 space, [ch 5, sc in next space] 8 times; ch 5, sc in 3rd ch of ch-5.  Turn.

Row 11: Ch 5, [sc in next space, ch 5] 9 times; sc in 3rd ch of ch-5, [in ch-8 lp work (sc, ch 5, sc), ch 3, tr in ch-8 lp]. Turn.

Row 12: Ch 5, sc in next ch-5(5-3) space one time, ch 5, [sc in next ch-5 space, ch 5] 8(9-10) times, end sc in 3rd ch of ch-5.  Turn.

Row 13: Ch 5, [sc in next sp, ch 5] 9(10,11) times; end sc in 3rd ch of ch-5.  turn.

Row 14: Rep Row 6(2-2) of back; end sc in 3rd ch of ch-5.  Turn.

Row 15: Rep Row 7(5-5) of back.

Row 16: Rep Row 6 of back.

Continue in pat same as back until piece is 2 rows shorter than back.

Shape Neck:Row 1: Work in pat until sc is worked in V-st 8(9-10) times; end ch 2, dc in last ch-1 space of V-st.  Turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in dc, V-st in next sc, work in pat across.

Shape Armhole:Row 3: Ch 1, sl st across next 4 sts, ch 1, work sc V-st, work armhole edge same as back and at same time beg shaping neck as follows:

Work in pat across until sc is worked in V-st 6(7-8) times; end ch 2, dc in last ch-1 space.  Turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in dc, ch 5, work in pat across.  Turn.

Row 5: Rep Row 6 of back, work in pat across.  Turn.

Row 6: Ch 1, sc in dc, 2 dc in next sc, work in pat across.  Turn.

Row 7: Rep Row 7 of back.  Turn.

Continue in established pat until armhole measures same as back.

Last Row: Rep Last Row of back for size chosen.


Right Front

Using crochet hook, ch 5; join to form a ring.

Row 1: Ch 8, sc into ring, ch 2, dc into ring.  Turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in dc, ch 5, sc in ch-8 loop, ch 3, tr in same loop.  Turn.

Row 3: Ch 8, sc in ch-3 space, ch 5, sc in same space, ch 5, sc in next space, ch 2, dc in last sc.  Turn.

Rows 4, 6 and 8: Ch 1, sc in dc, ch 5, * sc in ch-5 space, ch 5; rep from * to ch-8 loop; in ch-8 loop work (sc, ch 3, tr).  Turn.

Rows 5, 7 and 9: Ch 8, in ch-3 space work (sc, ch 5,sc), ch 5, * sc in next space, ch 5; rep from * to last sc worked; end ch 2, dc in last sc.  Turn.

Row 10: Ch 1, sc in dc, ch 5, * sc in ch-5 space, ch 5; rep from * to next ch-8 loop; end sc in ch-8 loop, ch 2, dc in 4th ch of ch-8, [in ch-8 loop work (sc, ch 3, tr), in ch-8 loop work (sc, ch 3, tr)].  Turn.

Row 11: Ch 1(1-8), sc in dc(ch-8 loop, ch-3 space), ch 5, sc in next ch-5(ch-5-ch-8) space; work in pat across.  Turn.

Row 12: Ch 1, sc in dc, ch 5, [sc in next space, ch 5] 8(9-10) times; end ch 2, dc in sc.  Turn.

Row 13: Ch 1, sc in dc, work in pat across.  Turn.

Continue in pat same as left front to neck shaping.

Neck Shaping:Row 1: Ch 1, skip first sc, sl st in dc, sc in V-st; work in pat across.  Turn.

Row 2: Work in pat across to sc in last space.  Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, skip sc, sl st in ch-1 space, work in pat across to sc in last ch-1 space.  Turn.

Row 4: Ch 5, sc in next space, [ch 5, sc in next space] 5(6-7) times; end ch 2, dc in last space.  Turn.

Row 5: Ch 1, sc in dc, 2 dc in sc, work in pat across. Turn.

Row 6: Rep Row 6 of back across; end sc in last space.  Turn.

Work same as left front to end. Fasten off.


Sleeves

With crochet hook, ch 46(50-54).

Rows 1-5: Rep Rows 1-5 of back.

Row 6: Ch 4, dc in same sc, work in pat to last sc; in last sc work (dc, ch 1, dc).  Turn.

Rows 7 and 9: Ch 1, sc in dc and ch-1 space, work in pat to last V-st; end sc in V-st and 3rd ch of ch-4.  Turn.

Rows 8 and 10: Ch 4, skip first sc, dc in next sc; work in pat to last 2 sc; dc in first sc, ch 1, dc in last sc.  Turn.

Row 11: Ch 5, sc in V-st, work pat across to last sc in V-st; end ch 2, dc in 3rd ch of ch-4. Turn.

Rows 12 and 13: Rep Rows 3 and 4.

Rows 14, 16 and 18: Ch 1, sc in dc, V-st in next sc, work pat across; end sc in 3rd ch of ch-5.  Turn.

Rows 15 and 17: Rep Row 11.

Row 19: Ch 3, dc in same sc, ch 2, sc in V-st; work pat to last sc made; end ch 2, 2 dc in last sc.  Turn.

Row 20: Ch 1, sc in 2 dc, ch 5, work pat across, end sc in last sc.  Turn.

Row 21: Ch 1, sc in first sc, ch 5, sc in next space; work pat across, end sc in last sc.  Turn.

Rows 22-26: Rep Rows 6-10 of back.

Row 27: Ch 5, sc in 2nd dc, ch 5; work pat to last 2 sts; end sc in dc, ch 2, dc in 3rd ch of ch-3.  Turn.

Rows 28 and 29: Rep Rows 3 and 4 of sleeve.

Rows 30-32: Rep rows 14-16 of sleeve.

Shape Cap:Row 1: Ch 1, sl st in next 4 sts, ch 1, sc in sc, [ch 5, sc in V-st] 12(13-14) times;  end ch 2, dc in next sc.  Turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in ch-2 space, V-st in next sc, work in pat to last V-st; end sc in last ch-5 space.  Turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, sc in ch-1 space, ch 5; work pat to last sc in V-st.  Turn.

Rows 4 and 5: Ch 3, sc in next space; work pat until last sc is made; dc in ch-3 space.  Turn.

Rows 6, 8 and 10: Ch 3, sc in ch-5 space, V-st in next sc; work in pat to last V-st made; end sc in last space, dc in ch-3 space.  Turn.

Rows 7, 9 and 11: Ch 3, sc in ch-1 space, ch 5, work pat until last sc is worked in V-st; end dc in ch-3 space.  Turn.

Row 12: Rep Row 4. Fasten off.


Finishing

Sew shoulder seams. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.

Front Edging:Rnd 1: With RS facing, using crochet hook, join yarn at shoulder seam, ch 1, sc evenly around, working (sc, ch 1, sc) at corners to make piece lay flat; join with a sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, * in next sc work (sc, ch 3, sc – PICOT), skip 1 sc; rep from * around; join with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off.

Sleeve Edging: With RS facing, using crochet hook, join yarn at seam, ch 1, rep Rnds 1 and 2 of neck edging. Fasten off.