Yarn: Bernat Baby Sport
Guage: 4sts per inch, 2 rows per inch
Chain 36 Row 1: dc in 4th ch from hook and next 3 chs, 3 dc in next ch, dc in next 5 chs, 3 dc in next ch, dc in next 10 chs,3 dc in next ch, dc in next 5 chs, 3 dc in next ch, dc in last 5 chs. ch 2, turn. rows 2-5: dc in each dc across putting 3dc in center dc of 3dc group below. Ch 2, turn. row 6: dc across to center of first 3dc group, ch 4, skip across to next 3dc, dc in center st and each st across to center st of 3rd dc group, ch4, skip to last 3dc put dc in center of 3dc group and across to end. ch 2, turn. *Armhole construction tutorial* row 7: dc in every dc and chain. Join, ch 2.
row 8: dc in next 4 sts, *(2dc in next st, dc in next 5 sts)* work from *to* around. It won't work out evenly, just dc in however many stitches you have left after the last increase. ( The sample I made is wrong, I will correct this to tell you how many dc's to the end) rows 9-16: ch 2, dc around. Join. For row 17 you can sc around, I did the "crab stitch" which is also called reverse single crochet. Sleeves- Attach yarn at middle st under arm. rows 1-4: Ch 2, DC in each st around, join. row 5: ch1, sc in each st around, join. finish off. (I also did reverse crochet for the last sleeve row.) Back and Neck trim: Join yarn in the back opening on the left side, Ch 1, sc up the side, 3sc in corner st, sc across neckline, 3sc in corner st, sc in next, chain 3, sc in same end of row.(buttonhole) sc evenly down right side. finish off. Sew button on left side of back opening across from buttonhole. You can make my Shorts Pattern to make a complete outfit.