EASY CROCHET SWEATER PATTERN FREE + TUTORIAL

Easy Crochet sweater Free Pattern
Easy Crochet sweater Free Pattern

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The crochet sweater pattern free is one of many crochet sweaters i have made but i think it is so far topping them all. I love it so much probably because it is a crochet gift for my little sister.

This crochet oversized sweater free pattern can be styled in so many ways, and the best part is, it can be made for both men and women.

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Crochet Sweater Pattern Free

LEVEL: Beginner Friendly

GAUGE: 13 st in14 rows =4”X4”

TERMINOLOGY: US

SIZES:  XS-L

Crochet Sky Light Sweater Design Inspiration

I planned to make my sister a crochet cardigan, much as i wanted to, those plans failed, and this crochet sweater kept running in my head so i figured why not? 

She will love it and can style it to her hearts desire, the perfect gift for the cold weather!

Let’s talk about the yarn

To get the perfect crochet sky light sweater, be sure to purchase the correct yarn.

The yarn used for this crochet Light Sky sweater was a worsted weight yarn which you can find here

I used the colour Denim but feel free to use whatever colour you may like. 

This worsted weight yarn will still look fresh wash after wash and you will love using it for many other crochet projects to come. 

*The sizing guide follows size XS(S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL). E.g. “Ch 100(112, 124, 136, 148, 160, 172) means Ch 100 for XS, Ch 112 for Small, Ch 124 for Medium, Ch 136 for Large, Ch 148 for XL, Ch 160 for 2XL and Ch 172 for 3XL.

Materials

Mary Maxims Worsted weight yarn

5.5, 4.00, 3.00 mm crochet hook

Scissors

Stitch markers

Yarn needle

AMOUNT OF YARN NEEDED 

3.5(4,5.5,6)balls of yarn

PATTERN NOTES 

-Ch 1 does not count as a stitch The Crochet sweater can be worked to your desired length. 

-We will use a 5.5 crochet hook for the body and the 4.00 crochet hook for  the bottom band, sleeve band and collar. 

-The crochet sweater pattern contains 4 sizes (XS-L) 

-This crochet sweater pattern is accompanied by a video tutorial,

-If you do not have a smaller waist and the slst band will be uncomfortable, you can either use the 5.5mm crochet hook to do the slst or instead of a slst you can do sc rows.

– When connecting the body to the collar, be sure the wrong sides are facing each other

– The sewing of the crochet sweater will all be done on the inside or wrong side of the crochet sweater

– The sleeve will be worked with a 3.00 mm crochet hook to make the sleeve band

STITCH LIBRARY: 

Slst- Slip stitch 

Hdc- Half double crochet 

BLO- Back loop only

Sc- single crochet 

Sk- Skip

Rep- repeat

Decr- Decrease

Incr- Increase

Tog- Together

WS- Wrong side

RS- Right side

CROCHET SKY LIGHT SWEATER VIDEO TUTORIAL

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COLLAR 

Ch 11, slst into the back bumps of all the ch, ch 1 at the end, turn

BLO, slst all the way up. Rep this till you have a total of 60(80,100,120) rows. 

At the end, close the two sides, and sc into the side slst rows. You should have a total of 60(80,100,120) sc, ch1 and cut. Put aside

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FRONT BODY PANEL

FOUNDATION CHAIN: Ch 61(71,81,91) 

ROW1: using the 4.00 crochet hook, slst into the 10 back bumps of the chain, place a stitch marker in the 10th stitch. Take the 5.5mm crochet hook, and hdc for the rest of the row, in the back bumps still.

ROW2: Ch 1 and turn, into the BLO, slst all the way down, remember to switch to the 4.00 mm crochet hook at the stitch marker. 

ROW3: ch 1 and turn, slst into the first 10 st, hdc in the rest. 

Rep this pattern for 15(19,23,27) rows, but leave 2 st unworked at the top because we will do our first decor. 

MARK THE COLLAR

We will need to mark the collar so as to work on it easier, so place a stitch marker on the first or last sc you made. 

Place the next st marker in the 10(10,15,20)th sc stitch. 

Place the next st marker in the 10(20,20,20) sc stitch 

Place the last st marker in the 10(10,15,20)th stitch. 

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Where the stitch markers lay is out front of the crochet sweater. We will do decreases and increases. 

So now, decr by hdc two stitches tog and slst into the first stitch marked sc on the collar, slst to the next sc to begin the next row. 

Slst 2 stitches tog to make another decr. And slst all the way down as normal.

Rep this till the next st marker, after that st marker, you will work 10(20,20,20) normal rows. 

Following this, we will start to incr at the next stitch marked sc. 

To incr, place two hdc stitches in the same stitch and 2 slst stitches in the same stitch. We will incr rill the last st marker. 

When you are done increasing, ch 1 and turn, work 15(19,23,27) rows to match the other side, ch 1 and cut. The front portion is all down. 

BACK BODY PANEL

To make the back of this crochet sweater, rep everything we did for the front. BUT, do not increase or decrease anywhere. 

When you are done, turn the sweater inside out so the RS are facing each other and you have the WS facing you. 

Leave 20(25,30,35) stitches on each side making a total of 40(50,60,70) for the arm hole and sew the sides closed. DO this for both sides. 

Once you are done, turn the work again so the RS is facing you. 

Connect the yarn on the underarm section of the sweater, and with the 5.5mm crochet hook, 

Ch46(56,66,76) slst into the first 10 stitches with a 3.00 mm crochet hook, place a stitch marker on the 10th stitch, switch back to the 5.5mm crochet hook for the rest of the ch. Remember to work in the BLO.

When you read the last st, slst to the available or first st of the arm hole to join the row, to begin the next row, slst to the next st of the arm hole and start the slst row.

Rep this for the whole sleeve, to close the sleeve, turn the crochet sweater inside out and sew it closed.

DO this for both sleeves.

At the end, weave in the ends, and your crochet sweater is all complete!

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