Quick & Chunky Crochet Sweater free pattern + video

This pattern comes in 8 sizes, starting with S & goes up to 5XL. See the schematic and accompanying sizing chart below to determine which size would best fit your body. For an airy, summer-friendly version, try substituting with a cotton blend or matching gauge with a DK weight (category #3 yarn). Rnd51 to Rnd54 – hdc in each st across, a total of 34 hdc. G – Rnd3 to Rnd 18 – hdc in each st across, a total of 66 hdc.

It’s a lovely light warm grey with a slightly marled texture. If you look closely, all the Heartland yarns are two-toned which gives the yarn a great dimension and texture. Excellent pattern, very simple to follow and stunning result! Have made two now, I needed to size up even though my kids are tall and skinny, but I think that reflects on my tension. Sarah Stearns has helped thousands of makers find their next craft project with free patterns and step-by-step tutorials on her blog, sarahmaker.com.

Working through any of these garments, along with the detailed advice given, will teach you how to achieve the dimensions that work best for your body and lifestyle. Next Rounds to length from under arm- work in continuous sc rounds to 17.5 (18, 18, 18.5, 18.5, 18.5, 19, 19, 19)” or desired sleeve length before adding cuff trim. Each Round in the Yoke, unless noted, increases by crochet big twist 6 stitches. I’ve been fortunate enough to have found a home in the fiber arts community where my passions for crochet, knit, and cross stitch can grow. I was a bit shocked at how well Brava Worsted, and acrylic yarn, also worked for this pattern. Use the code PINESET when purchasing the Pine Fair Isle Sweater and get the Pine Crochet Hat Pattern PDF FREE on Ravelry or Etsy.

For this project, I chose Lion Brand’s Superwash Merino because it comes in 26 vibrant colors! (See them all here.) Be still my color loving heart! Whether you love brights or neutrals, you’ll have endless color combos to choose from.

Blocking is a finishing step that helps even out your stitches, and helps your sweater take on the right shape. To block your sweater, you’ll need blocking mats, T-pins, or blocking wires. Remember, whether you use the recommended yarn or not, it’s crucial to make a gauge swatch to make sure you’re on the right track.

Scroll down to the bottom of this post for the video. It will stretch out of shape, and never be able to get back to its original dimensions. As with any sweater – crocheted or not – fold and store them flat in a drawer. Armhole , shoulder slope , torso and arm lengths are all critical to getting a uniformly fitted sweater. The neckline depth is one that becomes a personal preference, so its bottom point is to wherever you feel most comfortable.

The Slice of Nice Sweater is designed to be a fitted, lightweight sweater. It is perfect to throw on when you need a light layer of warmth. Super comfy and soft, this bright and colorful sweater will put a smile on your face, whether you’re out and about or just lounging at home.

Rnd 23 to Rnd n/a SIZE M TO 5X ONLY – ch2, hdc in each st across, a total of n/a hdc, sl st at the 2nd ch from the beg. G – Rnd22 to Rnd 23 SIZE S ONLY – ch2, hdc in each st across, a total of 196 hdc, sl st at the 2nd ch from the beg. Although, this piece was born from the need of making something different than my usual design. As I mentioned, this is the first time I designed/made a top-down sweater but I won’t be the last. Hi Grace, I just finished this a couple of weeks ago and want to thank you for such an easy project.

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The best stitches to use when creating a crochet sweater are ones that work up quickly and stable, yet also have a desired drape and texture. The requirement to be a “good crochet stitch” for making a sweater is that it has to work great with fine yarns such as DK or Sport, and be able to withstand regular use. Basic stitches like the half-double crochet and the Tunisian simple stitch are probably going to be some of the easiest to master. The Round Yoke uses circular designs to create a unique style of crochet sweater. The neckline of this style is crocheted in a round yoke — hence the name — and is constructed similarly as a fitted sleeve sweater. From the armhole up on this design, the sweater is constructed as a circle by making gradual decreases.

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