This cozy sweater is exactly what your fall/winter wardrobe needs! Choose whatever yarn you love, but I’m obsessed with this tweedy version. Have fun crocheting this garment, and enjoy your comfy new pullover!
7(8, 9, 9), 11[11, 12, 13, 15] balls of WeCrochet Brava Tweed in Stratus, or approximately 650(710, 850, 900) 1015[1100, 1180, 1300, 1450) grams or 1420(1550, 1860, 1970), 2220[2400, 2600, 2900, 3200] yards of any worsted weight yarn
7.00 mm crochet hook
Ruler to check gauge
Scissors and yarn needle for finishing
In order to ensure the pullover will fit its intended recipient, I highly suggest checking your gauge.
8 stitches by 4 rows = 2 inches in sedge stitch
dc: double crochet
sc: single crochet
hdc: half double crochet
*...*: repeat instructions in asterisks
[...]: work instructions in the same stitch
sl st: slip stitch
FO: finish off
Sedge Stitch Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HuDPvYNaGw
Choosing Your Size
This pullover is written in nine sizes sizes, distributed as XS(S, M, L), XL[2X, 3X, 4X, 5X]. Each size is designed to fit bust sizes 28-32(32-36, 36-40, 40-44) 44-48[48-52, 52-56, 56-60, 60-64] inches, with 6-10 inches of positive ease per size. The finished bust measurements are 38(42, 46, 50) 54[58, 62, 66, 70] inches. I recommend choosing the size that best suits your negative/positive ease preferences.
Sample pictured is XS on a 31” bust, with approximately 7” of positive ease.
Find the yarn featured in this pattern here.
Feel free to modify the length of the front/back panels or sleeves however you see fit. Be sure to take notes so each piece matches the next, and note that any changes will affect your required yardage.
ch 75(84, 93, 102), 108[117, 123, 132, 141]
Row 1: [hdc, dc] in the second ch from the hook, *sk 2 sts, [sc, hdc, dc] in the next st* until one st rem, sc in the last st.
75(84, 93, 102), 108[117, 123, 132, 141] sts
Rows 2-42(42, 46, 46), 48[50, 50, 54, 54] : ch 1 and turn. [hdc, dc] in the first st *sk 2 sts, [sc, hdc, dc] in the next st* until two sts rem, sk 1, sc in the last st.
75(84, 93, 102), 108[117, 123, 132, 141] sts
Row 1: ch 1 and turn. hdc in ea st across. 75(84, 93, 102), 108[117, 123, 132, 141] sts
Row 2: ch 1 and turn. hdc in ea of the next 25(29, 33, 37), 40[44, 47, 51, 55] sts.
Row 3: ch 1 and turn. hdc in ea st across. (shoulder one) FO
Turn panel to the wrong side, skip 25(26, 27, 28), 28[29, 29, 30, 31] sts after Shoulder One, and join yarn to the next st. (skipped sts will form the neck) hdc in ea st until the end of the row.
Final Row: ch 1 and turn. hdc in ea st across. (shoulder two) FO
Repeat all instructions for second body panel
From this point forward, some sizes will be grouped together. You will be seaming, then creating the collar, hem, and sleeves. The sizes are now written as XS/S(M/L, XL/2X, 3X/4X, 5X). Simply follow the number that contains your size.
Place front/back panels with right sides together.
Using the mattress stitch, seam the shoulders. Then, starting from the hem, seam up each side until 8(9, 10, 11, 12) inches remain from the shoulder.
Seaming is complete; weave in any ends.
Proceed to Collar Instructions
The collar addition is completely optional, but provides a clean finish.
Join the yarn to any st along the neck.
Round 1: place one sc in ea st around, and one sc st in ea hdc row from the shoulders. slst to the first st.
Round 2: slst loosely in ea st around.
FO, weave in any ends, and proceed to Hem Instructions
The hem addition is completely optional, but provides a clean finish.
Join the yarn to any st along the foundation chain of the front/back panels.
Round 1: place 1 sc st in ea st around. FO
Join the yarn to any space on either armhole.
Round 1: ch 1, evenly place 56(65, 74, 80, 89) sts around the armhole. 56(65, 74, 80, 89) sts
Rounds 2-32(34, 36, 38, 40: ch 1 and turn. [hdc, dc] in the first st, *sk 2 sts, [sc, hdc, dc] in the next st* until one st rem, sc in the last st. slst to the first st. 56(65, 74, 80, 89) sts.
Decrease Round: ch 1 and turn. sc in ea sc from the previous round, skipping all other sts.
Final Round: ch 1 (do not turn), sc in ea st around.
FO, repeat for second sleeve.
Weave in any ends you may have remaining. If you decide to block your pullover, I recommend pinning it out on blocking mats gently, spritz with water, and either steam block or let air dry. The sample pictured is not blocked.
Finally, wear and enjoy your beautiful new handmade garment! I would love to see your new creation! Post a picture of your finished pullover on Instagram, and tag @thegracefultangle.
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Until next time,
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