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Lotus Curacao Jacket is the newly updated and expanded edition of a pattern in Doris Chan‘s first book, Amazing Crochet Lace (Potter Craft, 2006). It was called Blue Curacao Shawl and was designed for a fuzzy light worsted wool blend yarn.
Sizes and Yarn Amounts
Version #1 fits XS/S/M and perhaps L as a cropped, snug shrug.
- Lotus yarn used: two balls (6.4 oz/182 g 466 yd/426m), shown in color Carbonite.
Version #2 fits XS/S/M/L as a jacket, fits XL/2XL and perhaps 3XL as a shrug.
- Lotus yarn used: three balls (10.5 oz/297 g 760 yd/695m), shown in color Emerald Deep.
Version #3 fits XS/S/M/L as an oversized, coat-like jacket, fits XL/2XL/3XL as a jacket.
“For its stunning drape, eye-candy colors, and season-spanning wearability and durability, I chose to use DesigningVashti Lotus for this design.” —Doris Chan.
- US Size 7 (4.5mm) crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge or desired fabric; Doris designed and crocheted these samples with Tulip Company Etimo cushion grip crochet hooks.
- Stitch markers.
- Tapestry needle for weaving ends.