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Jazzy Diamonds

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Designed by Mary Ann Frits, this light, elegant jacket is a classic accessory you can pair with jeans or your favorite little black dress.

Design by Mary Ann Frits

Finished Sizes

Instructions given fit 32- to 34-inch bust (small); changes for 36- to 38-inch bust (medium) and 40- to 42-inch bust (large) are in [ ].

Finished Garment Measurements

Bust: 36 inches (small) [40 inches (medium), 44 inches (large)]

Materials

  • Red Heart LusterSheen fine (sport) weight yarn (4 oz/335 yds/113g per skein):
    3 [3, 4] skeins #0007 vanilla
  • Sizes D/3/3.25mm, E/4/3.5mm or F/5/3.75mm crochet hooks or sizes needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle

Gauge

Size D hook: Motif = 3 inches
Size E hook: Motif = 3 1/2 inches
Size F hook: Motif = 4 inches

Pattern Notes

For small size use D hook; for medium size use E hook; for large size use F hook.
Weave in loose ends as work progresses.
Join rounds with a slip stitch unless otherwise stated.
Refer to individual diagrams for placement of Motifs and number of Motifs required for each section of garment.

JACKET
Back

Motif A

Row 1 (RS): Ch 14, dc in 6th ch from hook (beg 5 sk chs count as ch-1 sp, dc and ch-1 sp), [ch 1, sk next ch, dc in next ch] 4 times, turn. (6 dc, 5 ch-1 sps)

Row 2: Ch 4 (counts as first dc, ch-1), [dc in next dc, ch 1] 4 times, sk next ch, dc in next ch, turn.

Row 3: Ch 4, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 4 times, sk next ch, dc in next ch, turn.

Row 4: Rep row 3.

Row 5: Ch 4, [dc in next dc, ch 1] 4 times, sk next ch, dc in next ch, do not turn.

Rnd 6: Now working in rnds, ch 1, working around edge of piece, 2 sc in each of next 4 sps, [5 sc in next sp (corner), 2 sc in each of next 3 sts] 3 times, 3 sc in same sp as beg 2 sc (corner), join in beg sc.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, sl st in each of next 3 sc, [ch 6, sk next 2 sc, sl st in each of next 4 sc, ch 1, sc in next sc, ch 1, sl st in each of next 4 sc] 3 times, ch 6, sk next 2 sc, sl st in each of next 4 sc, ch 1, sc in next sc, ch 1, sl st in next sc, join in beg sl st.

Rnd 8: Sl st in each of next 2 sts, sl st in each of next 2 chs of next ch-6 sp, ch 7, [sk next 2 chs, sc in next ch, ch 6, sk next ch, sk next 4 sl sts, sk next ch, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk next ch, sk next 4 sl sts, sk first ch of next ch-6 sp, sc in next ch, ch 6] 3 times, sk next 2 chs, sc in next ch, ch 6, sk next ch, sk next 4 sl sts, sk next ch, sc in next sc, ch 6, join with sl st in first ch of beg ch-7.

Rnd 9: Sl st in next sp, ch 1, (3 sc, ch 3, 3 sc) in same sp as beg ch-1 (corner), [7 sc in each of next 2 ch-6 sps, (3 sc, ch 3, 3 sc) in next ch-6 sp (corner)] 3 times, 7 sc in each of next 2 ch-6 sps, join in first sc, fasten off.

Motif B

Rows 1-5: Rep rows 1-5 of Motif A.

Rnds 6-8: Rep rnds 6-8 of Motif A.

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Front post stitch—fp:
Back post stitch—bp:
When working post st, insert hook from right to left around post st on previous row.
Rnd 9: Sl st in next sp, ch 1, (3 sc, ch 3, 3 sc) in same sp as beg ch-1 (corner), 7 sc in each of next 2 ch-6 sps, 3 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 1, holding WS of last completed Motif facing WS of working Motif and matching sts, sl st in 2nd ch of corresponding corner ch-3 sp on completed Motif, ch 1, 3 sc in same corner ch sp on working Motif as previous 3 sc (joined corner), [4 sc in next ch-6 sp, sc around post (see illustration) of 4th sc of corresponding ch-6 sp on completed Motif, 3 sc in same ch-6 sp as previous 4 sc] twice, 3 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 1, sl st in 2nd ch of corresponding corner ch-3 sp on completed Motif, ch 1, 3 sc in same ch-6 sp as previous 3 sc on working Motif (joined corner), 7 sc in each of next 2 ch-6 sps, (3 sc, ch 3, 3 sc) in next ch-6 sp (corner), 7 sc in each of next 2 ch-6 sps, join in first sc, fasten off.

Motif C

Rows 1-5: Rep rows 1-5 of Motif A.

Rnds 6-8: Rep rnds 6-8 of Motif A.

Rnd 9: Sl st in next sp, ch 1, (3 sc, ch 3, 3 sc) in same sp as beg ch-1 (corner), 7 sc in each of next 2 ch-6 sps, (3 sc, ch 3, 3 sc) in next ch-6 sp (corner), 7 sc in each of next 2 ch-6 sps, 3 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 1, holding WS of completed Motif facing WS of working Motif and matching sts, sl st in 2nd ch of corresponding corner ch-3 sp on completed Motif, ch 1, 3 sc in same ch-6 sp on working Motif as previous 3 sc (joined corner), [4 sc in next ch-6 sp, sc around post of 4th sc of corresponding ch-6 sp on completed Motif, on working Motif, 3 sc in same sp as previous 4 sc] twice, 3 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 1, sc in center of joining sc of corresponding ch-3 sps on completed Motifs, ch 1, on working Motif, 3 sc in same sp as previous 3 sc, 7 sc in each of next 2 ch-6 sps, join in first sc, fasten off.

Motifs D & E

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Referring to Back diagram for number and placement, work same as Motif C of Back, joining sides in same manner.

Right Front

Motifs A-C

Referring to Right Front diagram for number and placement, work same as Motifs A, B and C of Back, joining sides in same manner.

Motif E

Referring to Right Front diagram for number and placement, work same as Motif C of Back, joining sides in same manner.

Half Motif A

Row 1 (RS): Rep row 1 of Motif A of Back. (6 dc, 5 ch-1 sps)

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), [dc in next dc, ch 1] 3 times, dc in next dc, sk next ch, dc in next ch, turn. (6 dc, 3 ch-1 sps)

Row 3: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 1, dc in next dc, sk next dc, dc in next ch, turn. (4 dc, 1 ch-1 sp)

Row 4: Sl st in next dc, ch 3, dc in next dc, turn, leaving ch-3 unworked. (2 dc)

Rnd 5: Now working in rnds, ch 1, working around edge of piece, [2 sc in each of next 3 sps, 5 sc in next sp (corner)] twice, 2 sc in each of next 2 sps, 3 sc in same sp as beg 2 sc (corner), join in first sc. (29 sc)

Rnd 6: Sl st in each of next 3 sc, ch 6, sk next 2 sc, sl st in each of next 2 sc, ch 1, sc in next sc (sc corner), ch 1, sl st in each of next 10 sc, ch 1, sc in next sc (sc corner), ch 1, sl st in each of next 2 sc, ch 6, sk next 2 sc, sl st in each of next 4 sc, ch 1, sc in next sc (sc corner), ch 1, sl st in next sc, join in first sl st, fasten off.

Row 7: Now working in rows, hold piece with WS facing and straight edge at bottom, attach yarn with sl st in corner sc of right-hand bottom corner, ch 7, sc in 2nd ch of next ch-6 sp, ch 6, sk next 2 chs, sc in next ch, ch 6, sc in next corner sc, ch 2, sc in 2nd ch of next ch-6 sp, ch 6, sk next 2 chs, sc in next ch, ch 6, sc in next sc corner, turn.

Row 8 (joining): 7 sc in next ch-6 sp, 3 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 1, holding WS of completed Motif facing WS of working Motif and matching sts, sc in 2nd ch of corresponding corner ch-3 sp on completed Motif, ch 1, on working Motif, 3 sc in same ch-6 sp as previous 3 sc, [4 sc in next ch-6 sp, sc around post of 4th sc on corresponding ch-6 sp on completed Motif, on working Motif, 3 sc in same ch sp as previous 4 sc] twice, 3 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 1, sc in center of joining sc of corresponding ch-3 sps on completed Motifs, ch 1, on working Motif, 3 sc in same ch-6 sp as previous 3 sc, 7 sc in next ch-6 sp, fasten off.

Half Motif B

Rows 1-4: Rep rows 1-4 of Half Motif A.

Rnds 5 & 6: Rep rnds 5 and 6 of Half Motif A.

Row 7: Rep row 7 of Half Motif A.

Row 8 (joining): 4 sc in next ch-6 sp, holding WS of Half Motif A facing WS of working Motif and matching sts, sc around post of 4th sc of corresponding ch-6 sp on Half Motif A, on working Motif, 3 sc in same sp as previous 4 sc, 3 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 1, sc in center of joining sc of corresponding ch-3 sps on completed Motifs, ch 1, on working Motif, 3 sc in same sp as previous sc, [4 sc in next ch-6 sp, sc around post of 4th sc on corresponding ch-6 sp on completed Motif; on working Motif, 3 sc in same sp as previous 4 sc] twice, 3 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 1, sc in center of joining sc of corresponding ch-3 sps on completed Motifs, ch 1, on working Motif, 3 sc in same sp as previous sc, 7 sc in next ch-6 sp, fasten off.

Left Front

Referring to Left Front diagram for number and placement, work Motifs in same manner as Right Front.

Sleeve

Make 2.

Referring to Sleeve diagram for number and placement, work Motifs A-D of Back and Half Motifs A and B of Right and Left Fronts.

Motif F

Rows 1-5: Rep rows 1-5 of Motif A of Back. (6 dc, 5 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 6: Rep Rnd 6 of Motif A of Back.

Row 7: Now working in rows, ch 1, sc in same sc as beg ch-1, sl st in each of next 3 sc, [ch 6, sk next 2 sc, sl st in each of next 4 sc, ch 1, sc in next sc (sc corner), ch 1, sl st in each of next 4 sc] twice, ch 6, sk next 2 sc, sl st in each of next 4 sc, ch 1, sc in next sc (sc corner), turn.

Row 8: Ch 6, [sc in 2nd ch of next ch-6 sp, ch 6, sk next 2 chs, sc in next ch, ch 6, sc in next corner sc, ch 6] twice, sc in 2nd ch of next ch-6, sk next 2 chs, sc in next ch, ch 6, sc in next corner sc, turn.

Row 9 (joining): Ch 1, 7 sc in next ch-6 sp, 3 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 1, holding WS of Motif A facing WS of working Motif and matching sts, sl st in 2nd ch of corresponding corner ch-3 sp on Motif A, *ch 1, work 3 sc in same sp as previous 3 sc on working Motif (joined corner), [4 sc in next ch-6 sp, sc around post of 4th sc of corresponding ch-6 sp on Motif A, 3 sc in same sp as previous 4 sc on working Motif] twice, 3 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 1, sl st in center of joining sc of corresponding ch-3 sps on completed Motifs, rep from * once, 4 sc in next ch-6 sp, sc around post of 4th sc of corresponding ch-6 sp on next Motif, 3 sc in same ch sp as previous 4 sc, fasten off.

Motif G

Rows 1-5: Rep rows 1-5 of Motif A of Back. (6 dc, 5 ch-1 sps)

Rnd 6: Rep rnd 6 of Motif A of Back.

Rows 7 & 8: Rep rows 7 and 8 of Motif F.

Row 9 (joining): Ch 1, 4 sc in next ch-6 sp, holding WS of Half Motif B facing WS of working Motif and matching sts, sc around post of 4th sc of corresponding ch-6 sp on Half Motif B, on working Motif, 3 sc in same sp as previous 4 sc, 3 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 1, 2 sc in 2nd ch of corresponding ch-3 sp on Motif D, ch 1, on working Motif, 3 sc in same sp as previous sc (joined corner), [4 sc in next ch-6 sp, sc around post of 4th sc of corresponding ch-6 sp on Motif D, on working Motif, 3 sc in same sp as previous 4 sc] twice, 3 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 1, sl st in center of joining sc of corresponding ch-3 sps on completed Motifs, ch 1, on working Motif, 3 sc in same sp as previous sc, [4 sc in next sp, sc around post of 4th sc of corresponding ch-6 sp on Motif B, on working Motif, 3 sc in same sp as 4 sc] twice, 3 sc in next ch-6 sp, ch 1, sc in 2nd ch of corresponding ch-3 sp on Motif B, ch 1, on working Motif, 3 sc in same sp as previous sc, 7 sc in next ch-6 sp, fasten off.

Assembly

Block pieces if necessary. Sew shoulder seams, matching Motif joining and using 2 or 3 sts at each joining. Matching center of Sleeve to shoulder seam, sew in Sleeve. Sew side and Sleeve seams.

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