This is a quick and easy to do project that can easily be changed to fit any size. This is size small for children but can easily be made to fit any size.


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For this project you’ll need:

HOOK: you will need a 5 mm \ H hook

YARN: 2 skeins of – medium 4 worsted weight yarn \ Aran 10 ply

Each skein is 100grams / 250 meters or 273 yards

I used Nako (Elit Baby Muare) You can find this yarn here

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ch = Chain

sl st = Slip Stitch

st = Stitch

sk = Skip

dec = decrease

beg = beginning

YO = Yarn Over

sc = Single Crochet

dc = Double Crochet

DC dec \ DC inc = Double Crochet increase and Decrease

Repeat what’s in between * for rest of round.






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This stitch is done in multiples of 9 + 12


To Start

ch in multiples of 9 until you reach your desired size then ch 12 more and you’re ready to start.



Row 1

Do a dc dec using the 7th and 10th ch. Then * skip 2 chains and work a DC, ch 2, DC in next ch. Skip 2 sts and work a dc dec using the next st, skip 2 chs and then complete your dc dec using the next st. * repeat for row. To end your row, ch 2 and DC in last st. Ch 8 and turn.



Row 2

We’ll be working with your V sts only this row. Find the first * DC of your first V stitch and DC into it. Ch 2, DC in the other dc of your V stitch. CH 5 * Repeat for row. To end your row Dc into the 4th ch of your ending ch 6. CH 3 and turn.



Row 3

sk 2 chs and * V stitch into next. Sk 2 sts and using the dc’s from the V stitch one row down, you will do a dc dec. ch 2, sk 2. * Repeat for row. Dc in top of ch 3 to end your row. Ch 3 and turn.



Row 4

Dc in first *dc of your V st from the previous row, ch 2 and dc in other dc. Ch 5 * repeat for row. DC in ending ch 3 to end your row. Ch 4 and turn



Row 5

*Crochet a dc dec using both dc’s of the V stitch from the previous row., ch 2, V st in next st. ch 2 * repeat for row. To end row ch 2 and DC in top of ending ch 3.



Repeat rows 2 – 5 until you have a total of 27 rows complete.



Create 2 pieces exactly the same size.



Then lay both pieces on each other and line up the top



Place a marker on the corner, then count 5 large spaces over and place a marker. Repeat for other side.



I did one single crochet attachment method to connect my pieces in each area, but you are welcome to use any method.



The arm holes, you just mark down 3 large holes from shoulder and place a marker. To create the split sleeve.



Now for the sides and arm holes.



I turned my piece inside out, and I attached my yarn on the bottom corners and single crocheted to sew until I reached my marker. Repeat for the other side.







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