Plus Size Coraline Top

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Instructions (make 2):

Body

Ch 118 (130, 142, 154, 166).

Row 1:  Skip 3 ch (ch-3 counts as dc here and throughout), 3 dc in next ch, skip 2 ch, sc in next ch, *skip 2 ch, Shell in next ch, skip 2 ch, sc in next ch; repeat from * to last 3 ch, skip 2 ch, 4 dc in last ch, turn—18 (20, 22, 24, 26) Shells.

Row 2:  Ch 1, skip next st, *skip next 3 sts, Shell in next sc, skip 3 sts**, sc in next ch; repeat from * across ending at **, sc in top of turning ch, turn—19 (21, 23, 25, 27) Shells.

Row 3:  Ch 3, 3 dc in 1st st, skip 3 sts, sc in next ch, *skip 3 sts**, Shell in next sc, skip 3 sts, sc in next ch; repeat from * across ending at **, 4 dc in turning ch, turn—18 (20, 22, 24, 26) Shells.

Rows 4–46 (46, 45, 45, 44):  Repeat Rows 2–3.

Finish off.

Lace Top

Flip piece to work on opposite side of foundation chain.  When working the sc sts in Row 1 of Lace Top make sure to insert your hook in the bottom of the stitches of the Body’s 1st row as opposed to picking up the unworked side of the foundation chain.

Row 1:  Ch 15, join with sc in corner and work a total of 114 (126, 138, 150, 162) sc evenly across, ch 17, turn—146 (158, 170, 182, 194) sts.

Row 2:  Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *ch 5, skip next 3 sts, sc in next st; repeat from * across, turn—36 (39, 42, 45, 48) ch-5 spaces.

Row 3:  Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch-2), sc in next ch-5 space, 8 dc in next ch-5 space, sc in next ch-5 space, *ch 5, sc in next ch-5 space, 8 dc in next ch-5 space, sc in next ch-5 space; repeat from * across, ch 2, dc in last st, turn—12 (13, 14, 15, 16) 8-dc groups.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in 1st dc, skip next sc, dc in next dc, [Picot, dc in next dc] 7 times, *sc in next ch-5 space, skip next sc, dc in next dc, [Picot, dc in next dc] 7 times; repeat from * across to last 2 sts, skip next sc, sc in last dc, turn—12 (13, 14, 15, 16) groups.

Row 5: Ch 8 (counts as dc, ch-5), skip next 2 Picots, sc in next Picot, ch 5, skip next Picot, sc in next Picot, ch 5, skip next 2 Picots and next dc, dc in next sc, *ch 5, skip next 2 Picots, sc in next Picot, ch 5, skip next Picot, sc in next Picot, ch 5, skip next 2 Picots and next dc, dc in next sc; repeat from * across, turn—12 (13, 14, 15, 16) groups.

Rows 6–19 (19, 22, 22, 25): Repeat Rows 3–5, ending with a Row 4.

Finish off.

Seaming

With right sides facing each other, seam shoulders together with whip stitch leaving a 9-10” neck hole open in the center.

Seam both sides and underarms together with whip stitch.

Weave in ends.

Turn garment right side out.

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