Jazzy Diamonds by Mary Ann Frits

Jazzy Diamonds

January 1991
Sport (12 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 2 rows = 1 inch
in double crochet (US)
3.75 mm (F)
1260 - 1340 yards (1152 - 1225 m)
small, medium, large
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This pattern is available for free.

Pattern in April 12, 2011 Talking Crochet newsletter version is shown as waist length, with 3/4 sleeves.

The American School of Needlework version, shown on the back cover, is shown as a shorter cropped body, long sleeves.

Newsletter description:

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

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 square brackets.

Finished Garment Measurements:

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


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


  • 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.

  • Refer to individual diagrams for placement of Motifs and number of Motifs required for each section of garment.