Starting at the top of the Shirt
Row 1: dc in 2nd ch from hook (counts as first dc now and throughout) and in the next 6 sts. Make a *shell (dc, ch1, dc) in next st, dc in next 9 sts, shell in next st, dc in next 12 st, shell in next st, dc in next 9 sts , shell in next st, dc in last 7 sts. Ch 2, turn.
Rows 2-6: dc in the 2nd st from the hook. dc to ch-1 sp, make shell in ch-1 sp, dc across to next ch-1 sp, shell in ch-1 sp, dc across to next ch-1 sp, shell in ch-1 sp, dc across to next ch-1 sp, make shell in ch-1 sp, dc in remaining last space. Ch 2, turn. (Be sure you start in that 2nd chain from the hook and finish at the very end each row!)
Row 7: dc to first ch-1 sp, fold garment in thirds and connect first and second ch-1 spaces (the holes) with a dc. dc across to next ch-1 sp, fold shirt in thirds again,connect 3rd and 4th ch-1 spaces by making a dc in the 4th ch-1 space. dc across to end, join in ch2 sp.Rows 8-11: Ch 2. dc in each dc across.
Rows 11 - 30: ch1, sc in each st across.
Attach yarn at the arm pit. Ch 2 to make the first dc. Dc around the armhole with 24 dcs. Join in the top of the initial ch 2 and dc around. Do this for a total of 3 rounds.
Pockets: (make 2)
Row 1:Ch 10, dc in 2nd st from hook, dc across, ch2, turn
Row 2 - 5: dc in 2nd st from hook, dc across, ch2, turn.
SC around edge
fasten to bottom of top, one on either side, fastening a small button to the top corners of both pockets if you wish.
Chain approx. 130 in pink and one in white,
thread pink chain through row 9 of sweater
thread white chain through row 4 of sweater