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Crochet Aran Toggle Wrap

Designed by Nazanin S. Fard
Photos and instructions courtesy of Red Heart® Yarn

 

 

 

 

 

Crochet Aran Toggle Wrap
Aran style stitches and toggle closures make this wrap the perfect accessory that adds warmth and style in an instant.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations:

    Ch = chain; dc = double crochet; yo = yarn over; st(s) = stitch(es); Fpdc = front post double crochet; Bpdc = back post double crochet; sc = single crochet; * or ** = repeat whatever follows the * or ** as indicated; tr = treble crochet; RS = Right Side; WR = Wrong Side

Size:

    Width 47" (119cm), Length 23" (58cm), One Size Fits Most

Materials Needed:

Gauge:

    13 dc – 4" (10cm) in Mock Seed Stitch (see Rows 2-3). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge given.

Special Stitch – Bobble:

    [Yo, draw up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops] 4 times in same st, yo draw through all loops on hook, ch 1. Ch 1 does not count as a stitch. Do not work any stitches in the ch-1 of Bobble.

Note:

    Wrap is worked from side to side.

Directions:

    Right Side:

      Ch 149.
      Row 1 (WS): Dc in 3rd ch from hook, dc in each ch across, turn.
      Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as st here and throughout), skip first st, *Fpdc in next st, Bpdc in next st; repeat from * across to last st; Fpdc around ch-2, turn – 148 sts.
      Row 3: Ch 2, skip first st, *Bpdc in next st, Fpdc in next st, repeat from * across to last st; Bpdc around ch-2, turn.
      Rows 4-17: Repeat Rows 2-3 for Mock Seed st.
      Row 18: Repeat Row 2.
      Row 19: Ch 1, sc in every st across row, turn. Place marker after 74th st for center of Shoulder.
      Row 20: Ch 3 (count as dc), skip first st, dc in next st, *skip next 3 sts, tr in next st, dc in each skipped st working behind tr just made; repeat from * to marker for Front [skip next st, dc in next 3 sts, working in front of 3 dc just made, tr in skipped st] to last 2 sts, dc in 2 sts for Back, turn.
      Row 21: Ch 3, skip first st, dc in next st, [skip next st, dc in each of next 3 dc, working behind 3 dc just made, tr in skipped st] across to marker for Back, [skip next 3 sts, tr in next st, dc in each of the 3 sts skipped in front of the tr just made] to last 2 sts, dc in 2 dc, turn.
      Row 22: Ch 3 (count as dc), skip first st, dc in each st across, turn.
      Row 23: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, *bobble in next st, sc in next 3 sts; repeat from * to last 2 sts, bobble in next st, sc in last st, turn.
      Row 24: Ch 3 (count as dc), skip first st, dc in each st across, turn.
      Row 25: Ch 1, sc in first 4 sts, *bobble in next st, sc in next 3 sts; repeat from *, turn.
      Rows 26-29: Repeat Rows 22-25.
      Rows 30-31: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.
      Rows 32-33: Repeat Rows 20-21.
      Row 34: Ch 1, sc in each st, across, turn.
      Row 35: Ch 3, skip first st, dc in each st, turn.
      Rows 36, 37: Repeat Rows 2 and 3.
      Row 38: Repeat Row 2.

    Shape Back Neck:

      Row 39: Work Row 3 on next 70 sts, turn.
      Rows 40-44: Working on 70 sts only for Back, repeat Rows 2-3. Do not fasten off.

    Right Front:

      Row 1: Skip next 32 sts along Row 38. Join second ball of yarn in next st, ch 1, sc in next st, hdc in next st, *Bpdc in next st, Fpdc in next st; repeat from * across to last st; Bpdc around ch-2, turn – 46 sts (including the ch-1).
      Rows 2, 4 and 6: Work as established to last 2 sts before hdc, hdc in next st, sc in next st, turn.
      Rows 3, 5 and 7: Slip st in sc, sc in hdc, hdc in next st, work as established across, turn – 38 sts including the slip st. Fasten off.

    Left Front:

      Ch 39. (Note: if you work into the "bumps" on the wrong side of the ch instead of the front of the ch, you can ch 38 here and ch 4 instead of 5 on rows 3 and 5).
      Row 1 (WS): Slip st in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch, hdc in next ch, dc in each of the next 34 ch, turn – 38 sts.
      Rows 2 and 4: Ch 2, skip first st, *Fpdc in next dc, Bpdc in next dc; repeat from * to last st before hdc, Fpdc in next st, Bpdc in hdc, Fpdc in sc, hdc in next slip st, sc in last slip st, turn.
      Rows 3 and 5: Ch 4 (5), slip st in 2nd ch from hook and in next ch, sc in next ch, hdc in next ch, Fpdc in next sc, Bpdc in next hdc, *Fpdc in next st, Bpdc in next st, repeat from * across, turn.
      Row 6: Ch 2, skip first st, *Fpdc in next dc, Bpdc in next dc; repeat from * to last st before hdc, Fpdc in next st, Bpdc in hdc, Fpdc in sc, hdc in next slip st, sc in last slip st – 46 sts. Fasten off.

    Left Side:

      Return to Row 44 of Back Neck to work across all sts and join for Left Side.
      Row 45: Work as established for 70 sts, Fpdc in sc, Bpdc in hdc, *Fpdc in next st, Bpdc in next st; repeat from * across, turn.
      Row 46: Work as established, working dc in each ch, across, turn – 148 sts. Place marker after 74th st for center of Shoulder.
      Row 47: Ch 2, skip first st, *Bpdc in next st, Fpdc in next st; repeat from * across to last st; Bpdc around ch-2, turn.
      Row 48: Ch 2, skip first st, *Fpdc in next st, Bpdc in next st, repeat from * across to last st; Fpdc around ch-2, turn.
      Row 49: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn.
      Row 50: Ch 3 (count as dc), skip first st, dc in next st, *skip next 3 sts, tr in next st, dc in each skipped st working behind tr just made; repeat from * to marker for Front [skip next st, dc in next 3 sts, working in front of 3 dc just made, tr in skipped st] to last 2 sts, dc in 2 sts for Back, turn.
      Row 51: Ch 3, skip first st, dc in next st, [skip next st, dc in each of next 3 dc, working behind 3 dc just made, tr in skipped st] across to marker for Back, [skip next 3 sts, tr in next st, dc in each of the 3 sts skipped in front of the tr just made] to last 2 sts, dc in 2 dc, turn.
      Row 52: Ch 3 (count as dc), skip first st, dc in each st across, turn.
      Row 53 (WS): Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, *bobble in next st, sc in next 3 sc; repeat from * to last 2 sts, bobble in next st, sc in top of beginning ch, turn.
      Row 54: Ch 3 (count as dc) skip first st, dc in each st across, turn.
      Row 55: Ch 1, sc in first 4 sts, *bobble in next st, sc in next 3 sc, repeat from * across, turn.
      Rows 56-59: Repeat Rows 52-55.
      Rows 60-61: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn.
      Rows 62-63: Repeat Rows 50-51.
      Row 64: Ch 1, sc in each st, turn.
      Row 65: Ch 3, skip first st, dc in each st, turn.
      Row 66: Ch 2, skip first st, *Fpdc in next st, Bpdc in next st; repeat from * across to last st; Fpdc around ch-2, turn.
      Row 67: Ch 2, skip first st, *Bpdc in next st, Fpdc in next st; repeat from * across to last st; Bpdc around ch-2, turn.
      Rows 68-83: Repeat Rows 66-667. Fasten off.

Finishing

    Neckband:

      Row 1: With wrong side facing, join yarn to front edge of Left Front and work in sc evenly around front edge, Back Neck and Right Front edge, turn.
      Rows 2-4: Ch 1, sc in each sc around, turn.
      Round 5 (buttonhole Row): Work in sc to beginning of neck shaping on Right Front edge, ch 3, skip next 3 sc, sc in each of next 5 sc, ch 3, skip next 3 sc, sc to the end, turn to work along bottom edge and sc evenly around bottom and side edges, join with a slip st to first st.
      Round 6: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join with a slip st to first st.
      Round 7: Work reverse sc in each st around, join with a slip st to first st. Fasten off.
      Sew buttons opposite buttonholes. Weave in ends.


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