Ch 173. Work back and forth in sc for 44 rows for center strip; ch 5, turn. Work 1 dtr in first st, * ch 2, skip 2 sts, 1 dtr in next st, ch 2, skip 2, 1 dtr in each of next 2 sts; repeat from * across row; ch 1, turn.
Row 1: Work 1 sc in each st; ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Skip first st, * 1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc in next st, skip 2 sts; repeat from * across row; ch 3, turn.
Row 3: Work 3 dc in each ch 1 space. Repeat 2nd and 3rd rows 12 times. Work other side to correspond.
Work 7 rows of sc around entire cover, working 3 sc in each corner st.
Work in pattern (Rows 2 and 3) twice, around entire cover; do not skip any sts at corners. Repeat Row 2 once. Fasten off.
Ch 51. Work back and forth in dc for 9 rows, then work over first 15 sts. Increase 1 st at neck edge only, on each row for 9 rows. Fasten off. Omitting 18 sts for back of neck, attach yarn and work other side to correspond. Join front and back of yoke at underarm with a ch of 8. Starting at left front edge, work back and forth in patterns as given for carriage cover, for 8 in. Fasten off.
Sleeve (make 2)
Starting at center of underarm ch, work back and forth in pattern for 6 in. (do not close sleeve).
Work 6 rows of sc for cuff. Fasten off. With color B, work 1 row of picot sts all around edge of jacket and cuffs. Sew sleeve seams.
Ch 3, join with a sl st to form a ring.
Row 1: Work 6 sc in ring.
Row 2: Work 2 sc in each st.
Row 3: * 1 sc in each of first 2 sts, 1 dc in 2nd st of previous row; repeat from * for 1 row.
Row 4: * 1 sc in each of the first 3 sts, 1 dc around the post of the dc of previous row, inserting hook sideways; repeat from * for 1 row. Continue increasing 1 st in each gore for 16 rows. Omitting 1 gore for back of neck, work back and forth on remaining gores for 3 1\2". Work 5 rows of sc across front edge. Work 1 row of sc across neck edge, skipping every 3rd st. Work 4 rows of sc, st for st, for neckband. Fasten off. Turn back on first row of sc and work 2 rows of shell st. Fasten off.
Ch 12. Work back and forth in sc for 10 rows. Ch 28. Join to beginning of last row. Work 9 rows of sc around 3 sides of square and the 28 ch. Fasten off and sew tog. across bottom. Starting at center of back on top of boot, work back and forth in pattern for 3 in. Work 1 row of shell st. Fasten off. Sew back seam.