Twilight Duster

This retro duster coat is worked seamlessly from the neck down. Spike treble crochet is used to create a houndstooth look in a flattering A-line shape. The Empire-length buttonband is accented with crocheted buttons.

Designer Doris Chan
Finished Size 37 (40, 43, 45, 48, 51)” and 35 (35, 35, 35, 35, 36½)” in length. Garment shown measures 37″, shown with 3″ ease.
Yarn Tahki Dove (44% extrafine merino, 44% alpaca, 12% nylon; 163 yd [150 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #006 grape (A), 6 (7, 7, 8, 8, 9) balls; #004 olive, 4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) balls. Yarn distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles.
Hook Sizes I/9 (5.5 mm) and F/5 (3.75 mm) for buttons. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions
• Stitch markers (m)
• eight 1â…›” plastic bone rings
Gauge 12 sts = 4″; 3 reps = 4″ and 8 rows = 3″ in spike-tr color patt; 13 sts and 12 rows = 4″ in [FPhdc, BPdc] ribbing.
Note: Weight of garment will cause gauge to stretch.

          

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