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caron® tea cakes™ crochet boxy cardigan in maple mocha

Step 1
Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 3 (4-4-5-6-6) - Caron® Tea Cakes™ Yarn – Maple Mocha  

MEASUREMENTS: 
To fit bust measurement:
   -  XS/S: 28" - 34"
   -  M: 36" - 38"
   -  L: 40" - 42"
   -  XL: 44" - 46"
   -  2XL/3XL: 48" - 54"
   -  4XL/5XL: 56" - 62"

Finished bust:
   -  XS/S: 38"
   -  M: 42"
   -  L: 46"
   -  XL: 50"
   -  2XL/3XL: 58"
   -  4XL/5XL: 66"
 
GAUGE: 7 sc and 8 rows = 4"
 
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INSTRUCTIONS
Note: Ch 2 at beg of row does not count as hdc.
 
RIGHT SIDE
Beg at right sleeve, ch 32 (32-34-36-38-42).
 
**1st row:(RS). 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each ch to end of chain. Turn. 30 (30-32-34-36-40) hdc.
 
2nd row: Ch 2. *1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row (see diagram).
Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
 
Rep last row 6 times more.
 
Proceed in pat as follows:
 
1st row: (RS). Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Turn.
 
Rep last row until piece from beg measures approx 12" (12"-13"-13"-14"-14") , ending on a WS row. Fasten off.** 
Step 2
Join Body: 1st row: Ch 22 (22-24-24-26-28). 1 hdc in each of 30 (30-32-34-36-40) hdc of Sleeve. Ch 24 (24-26-26-28-30). Turn.
 
2nd row: 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each of next 21 (21-23-23-25-27) ch. 1 hdc in each of next 30 (30-32-34-36-40) hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 22 (22-24-24-26-28) ch. Turn. 74 (74-80-82-88-96) hdc.
 
3rd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 6 hdc. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of last 6 hdc. Turn.
 
Rep last row until Body from Sleeve divide measures approx 6" (7"-8"-8½"-10½"-12½") [15 cm (18 cm-20.5 cm-21.5 cm-26.5 cm-32 cm)], ending on a WS row. 
Step 3
Divide for Front and Back:
Back:

1st row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 31 (31-34-35-38-42) hdc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
 
2nd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 6 sts. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. Turn. 37 (37-40-41-44-48) hdc.

3rd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row.
 
Rep last 2 rows until work from divide measures approx 3½" (3½"-3½"-4"-4"-4") [9 cm (9 cm-9 cm-10 cm-10 cm-10 cm)], ending on a WS row. Fasten off.
 
Front: With RS facing, join yarn with sl st to first unworked hdc.

1st row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 6 hdc. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. Turn. 36 (36-39-40-43-47) sts.
 
2nd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. Pat to last 2 sts. Hdc2tog. Turn.
 
3rd row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. Pat to last 6 hdc. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of last 6 hdc. Turn.
 
4th and 5th rows: As 2nd and 3rd rows. 32 (32-35-36-39-43) sts.
 
6th row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. 1 hdc in each st to end of row. Turn.
 
Rep last row until Front measures same as Back from divide, ending on a WS row. Fasten off. 
Step 4
LEFT SIDE
Beg at Left sleeve, ch 32 (32-34-36-38-42).
Work from ** to ** as given for Right Side.
 
Join Body: 1st row: Ch 22 (22-24-24-26-28). 1 hdc in each of 30 (30-32-34-36-40) hdc of Sleeve. Ch 24 (24-26-26-28-30). Turn.
 
2nd row: 1 hdc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 hdc in each of next 21 (21-23-23-25-27) ch. 1 hdc in each of next 30 (30-32-34-36-40) hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 22 (22-24-24-26-28) ch. Turn. 74 (74-80-82-88-96) hdc.
 
3rd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 6 hdc. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of last 6 hdc. Turn.
 
Rep last row until Body from Sleeve divide measures approx 6" (7"-8"-8½"-10½"-12½") , ending on a WS row.
 
Divide for Front and Back:
Front:

1st row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. 1 hdc in each of next 29 (29-32-33-36-40) hdc. Hdc2tog. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
 
2nd row: Ch 2. Hdc2tog. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 6 sts. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. Turn. 35 (35-36-37-44-48) hdc.
 
3rd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. Pat to last 2 sts. Hdc2tog. Turn.
 
4th and 5th rows: As 2nd and 3rd rows. 32 (32-35-36-39-43) sts.
 
6th row: Ch 2. Pat to end of row. Turn. 
Step 5
Rep last row until work from divide measures approx 3½" (3½"-3½"-4"-4"-4") , ending on a WS row. Fasten off.  

Back:

1st row: With RS facing, join yarn with sl st to first unworked hdc. Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 6 hdc. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. Turn. 37 (37-40-41-44-48) hdc.

2nd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. 1 hdc in each hdc to end of row. Turn.

3rd row: Ch 2. 1 hdc in each hdc to last 6 hdc. 1 hdc in horizontal bar created below next st in previous row in each of next 6 hdc. Turn.
 
Rep last 2 rows until work from divide measures approx 3½" (3½"-3½"-4"-4"-4") [9 cm  (9 cm-9 cm-10 cm-10 cm-10 cm)], ending on a WS row. Fasten off.
 
Finishing
 
Sew Right and Left side tog, using a flat seam along center back. Sew side and sleeve seams.
 
Edging: With RS facing, join yarn with sl st to corner of bottom Right Front edge. Ch 1. Work 1 row of sc evenly up Right Front edge, around neck edge and down left Left Front edge to opposite corner. Fasten off. 
Step 6
ABBREVIATIONS:
Approx = Approximate(ly)
Beg = Beginning
Ch = Chain(s)
Hdc = Half Double Crochet
Hdc2tog = Yoh and draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook
Pat = Pattern
Rem = Remain(ing)
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right Side
Sc = Single Crochet
Sl St = Slip Stitch
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Tog = Together
WS = Wrong Side
Yoh = Yarn Over Hook
 
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