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Backseat Bingo

©2012-2106 Drew Emborsky, aka The Crochet Dude®

Finished Size

S (M, L, XL, 2X)
Bust: 34 (36, 40, 42, 55)

Materials

Decades by Drew Emborsky – worsted weight

  •  (4 oz – 110 g – 250 yd) per hank
  •  5 (5, 6, 7, 8) hanks Panty Raid!
    The Crochet Dude® size US G-6 (4mm) or size needed to obtain gaugeYarn snips, yarn needle
    Gauge 18 stitches x 12 rows in gauge swatch stitch = 4″

    Gauge swatch
    Row 1: Work 20 foundation dc, turn.

  • Rows 2-16: Ch 2 (skip first st, *fpdc around next st, bpdc around next st, rep from * across, hdc in last st, turn.
    At the end of Row 16, fasten off Allow swatch to rest overnight before measuring.

    Special Stitch
    Foundation Double Crochet (foundation dc)
    Step 1 – Beginning foundation dc: Ch 4, yo, insert hook in 4th ch from hook, yo and pull through, ch 1 (the base ch), (yo, pull through 2 loops on hook) 2 times. (This step counts as 2 foundation dc –the ch-4 at the beginning counts as one, and the rest of the step counts as another. Step 2 (the rest of the foundation dcs): yo, insert hook in the base ch from the previous foundation dc, yo and pull through, ch 1 (another base ch made), (yo, pull through 2 loops on hook) 2 times.
    Repeat Step 2 for each of the following foundation dcs.

    Row 1: Work 123 (139, 155, 179, 203) foundation dc, turn.
    Row 2: (RS) Ch 2, *fpdc in next st, bpdc in next st, rep from * across to last 2 sts, fpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.
    Row 3: Ch 2, *bpdc in next st, fpdc in next st, rep from * across to last 2 sts, bpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.

    Rows 4-5: Repeat Rows 2-3.
    Row 6: Ch 2, *fpdc in next st, hdc in next st, rep from * across, turn.
    Row 7: Ch 2, *bpdc in next st, hdc in next st, rep from * across, turn.
    Row 8: Ch 2, *fpdc in next st, hdc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * across to last 2 sts, fpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.
    Row 9: Ch 2, *bpdc in next st, hdc in each of next 3 sts, rep from * across to last 2 sts, bpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.
    Row 10: Ch 2, *fpdc in next st, hdc in next st, ch 1, skip 1 hdc, hdc in next st, rep from * across to last 2 sts, fpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.
    Row 11: Ch 2, *bpdc in next st, hdc in next hdc, ch 1, hdc in next hdc, rep from * across to last 2 sts, bpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.
    Row 12: Ch 2, *fpdc in next st, hdc in next hdc, ch 1, hdc in next hdc, rep from * across to last 2 sts, fpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.
    Row 13: Rep Row 11.
    Row 14: Ch 2, *fpdc in next st, [hdc in next hdc, ch 1,] three times, hdc in next hdc, rep from * across to last 2 sts, fpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.
    Row 15: Ch 2, *bpdc in next st [hdc in next hdc, ch 1] three times, hdc in next hdc, rep from * across to last 2 sts, bpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.
    Rows 16-19: Rep Rows 14-15.
    Row 20: Ch 2, fpdc in next st, *hdc in next st, ch 1, rep from * across to last 2 sts, fpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.
    Row 21:Ch 2, bpdc in next st, *hdc in next st, ch 1, rep from * across to last 2 sts, bpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn. Begin shaping right side
    Row 22: Ch 2, fpdc in next st, [hdc in next st, ch 1] 8 (8, 11, 15, 19) times, hdc in next hdc, turn (leave remaining sts of Row 21 unworked).
    Row 23: Ch 3 (counts as 1st hdc and ch-1), [hdc in next st, ch 1] 7 (7, 10, 14, 18) times, hdc in next st, bpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.

    For sizes S, M, & L:
    Rows 24-47: Rep Rows 22-23. Fasten off at end of Row 47.

    For sizes XL, & 2X:
    Row 24: Ch 2, fpdc in next st, hdc in next st, ch 1, sk next hdc, hdc in following hdc, *[hdc in next st, ch 1] repeat from * across to last st, hdc in last st, turn.
    Row 25: Ch 3, *[hdc in next st, ch 1] repeat from * across to last 3 sts, hdc in next st, bpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.
    Rows 26-39: Repeat Rows 24-25.
    Rows 40-49: Work evenly as established, no longer decreasing number of sts.
    Fasten off at end of Row 49.

    Begin shaping back
    Return to unworked sts of Row 21 with RS facing, sk 5 (7, 6, 7, 9) hdc, sl st to join in following hdc.

    Row 22: Ch 3 (counts as 1st hdc and ch 1), [hdc in next st, ch 1] 30 (34, 38, 40, 40) times, hdc in next hdc, turn (leave remaining sts of Row 21 unworked).
    Rows 23-43: Ch 3 (counts as 1st hdc and ch 1), *[hdc in next st, ch 1] repeat from * across to end, hdc in next hdc, turn. For sizes S, M, & L: Fasten off at end of Row 43.

    For sizes XL, & 2X:
    Rows 44-47: continue in pattern as established. At end of Row 47, fasten off.

    Begin shaping left side

    Return to unworked sts of Row 21 with RS facing.
    Row 22: Sk 5 (7, 6, 7, 9) hdc, sl st in next hdc, ch 3 (counts as 1st hdc and ch 1), *[hdc in next st, ch 1] repeat from *to last 3 sts, hdc in next st, fpdc in next st, hdc in next st, turn.
    Row 23: Ch 2, bpdc in next st, *[hdc in next st, ch 1] repeat from * 8 times, hdc in 2nd ch of turning ch, turn.

    For sizes S, M, & L:
    Rows 24-47: Rep Rows 22-23. Fasten off at end of Row 47.

    For sizes XL, & 2X:
    Row 24: Ch 3, *[hdc in next st, ch 1] repeat from * across to last 3 hdc, sk next hdc, hdc in next hdc, fpdc in next st, hdc in next st, turn.
    Row 25: Ch 3, bpdc in next st, *[hdc in next st, ch 1] repeat from * across, hdc in turning ch, turn.
    Rows 26-39: Repeat Rows 24-25.
    Rows 40-49: Work evenly as established no longer decreasing number of sts.
    Fasten off at end of Row 49.

    Turn project over to work along foundation edge

    With RS facing attach with a sl st to first st.
    Row 1: (RS) Ch 2, *fpdc in next st, hdc in next st, ch 1, skip 1 st, hdc in next st, rep from * across to last 2 sts, fpdc in next st, hdc in next st, turn.
    Row 2: Ch 2,*bpdc in next st, hdc in next st, ch 1, hdc in next hdc, rep from * across to last 2 sts, bpdc in next st, hdc in next st, turn.
    Row 3: Ch 2,*fpdc in next st, hdc in next st, ch 1, hdc in next hdc, rep from * across to last 2 sts, fpdc in next st, hdc in next st, turn.
    Row 4: Repeat Row 2.

    Increase row
    Row 5: Ch 2, *fpdc in next st, hdc in next st, ch 1, hdc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, hdc in next st, rep from * across to last 2 sts, fpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn – 183 (207, 231, 267, 303) sts.
    Row 6: Ch 2, *bpdc in next st, [hdc in next st, ch 1] twice, hdc in next st, rep from * across last 2 sts, bpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.
    Row 7: Ch 2, *fpdc in next st, [hdc in next st, ch 1] 6 times, hdc in next st, rep from * across to last 2 sts, fpdc in next st, hdc in last st, turn.
    Row 8: Ch 2, *bpdc in next st, [hdc in next st, ch 1] 7 times, hdc in next st, rep from * across to last 2 sts, bpdc in next st, hdc in next st, turn.
    Row 9-12: Repeat Rows 7-8.
    Row 13: Ch 2, fpdc in next st, *hdc in next st, ch 1, rep from * across to last 2 sts, fpdc in next st, hdc in next st, turn.
    Row 14: Ch 2, bpdc in next st, *hdc in next st, ch 1, rep from * across to last 2 sts, bpdc in next st, hdc In next st, turn.
    Rows 15-60: Rep rows 13-14.

    At end of Row 60 fasten off.

    Assembly
    Match shoulder seams to top of back and whipstitch together to form armholes.

    Collar
    Row 1 With inside edge at hem and RS facing join with a sl st to end st, ch 3, hdc around the end st of next row, working along inside edge * ch 2, hdc around end st of next row, rep from * around to hem on other side, end with ch 2, hdc in end st, turn
    Row 2 Ch 4, dc in next hdc, *ch 1, dc in next hdc, rep from * around, turn Row3Ch4,dcinnextch-1sp,*ch1,dcinnextdc,ch1,dcinnextch-1sp, repfrom*around,endwithch1,dcin2ndch of beg ch 4, turn
    Rows 4-5 Ch 5, dc in next dc, * ch 2, dc in next dc, rep from * around, end with ch 2, dc in 2nd ch of beg ch-4, turn
    And end of Row 5 fasten off.
    Row 6 Attach with a slip st to dc that is even with waist, Ch 5, dc in next dc, * ch 2, dc in next dc, rep from * around, end with ch 2, dc in 2nd ch of beg ch-4, turn
    Rows 7-8 Ch 6, dc in next dc, * ch 3, dc in next dc, rep from * around, end with ch 3, dc in 2nd ch of beg ch-5, turn

    Armholes
    Rnd 1 With RS of garment facing, join with a sl st in any ch-1 sp along bottom of armhole, Ch 3, hdc in next ch-1 sp or end of row, rep from * around, end with ch 1, sl st to 2nd ch of beg ch-3, turn
    Rnd 2 Ch 3, * hdc in next hdc, ch 1, rep from * around, sl st to 2nd ch fo beg ch-3, fasten off.

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