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Crochet sweater pattern

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Yarn - Bernat Softee Baby Cotton (Sand) / light 3/ 4.2 oz (120 g) / 254 yards (232 m) / about 5 balls needed
Hooks - E/4 – 3.50 mm, F/5 – 3.75 mm, and G/6 4.25 mm or other size hooks needed for the gauge
Gauge - 16 dc sts go into about 4 inches (10 cm)
Sweater Size - S/M and L
Complexity - Advanced Beginner

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Long-sleeve lace sweater crochet pattern

Part 1 video tutorial

Make a foundation chain of 68 chs. One repeat between corners is 12 chs.

1st row (wrong side) – h4ch, d3 into 1ch, ch2, sk3, sc5, ch2, sk3, corner1, [ch2, sk3, sc5, ch2, sk3, dc3 into 1ch] x 2, ch2, sk3, sc5, ch2, sk3, corner1, ch2, sk3, sc5, ch2, sk3, dc3 into 1ch, sk2, sl.st.1, ch35*

*make a chain of 35 chs or multiples of 11 chs plus 2 additional chs.

Work sl.st.1 between first chains and dc3 into 1ch (previous corner) to start crocheting in the round.

1st round (right side) – ch3, beg. corner, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc3, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, corner1*, ch2, [dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc3, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2] x 3, corner1*, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc3, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, corner1*, ch2, sk2, [dc3 into 1ch, ch2, sk2, sc3, ch2, sk2, dc3 into 1ch, ch2, sk2] x 3, end corner*

*work corner into corner

2nd round – ch3, beg. corner, [ch2, sc1 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc1, ch2, dc3 under 2chs], ch2, sc1 under 2chs, ch2, corner1, [ch2, sc1 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc1, ch2, dc3 under 2chs] x 3, ch2, sc1 under 2chs, ch2, corner1, [ch2, sc1 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc1, ch2, dc3 under 2chs], ch2, sc1 under 2chs, ch2, corner1, [ch2, sc1 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc1, ch2, dc3 under 2chs] x 3, ch2, sc1 under 2chs, ch2, end corner*

3rd round – ch3, beg. corner, [ch2, sc3, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs], ch2, sc3, ch2, corner1, [ch2, sc3, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs] x 3, ch2, sc3, ch2, corner1, [ch2, sc3, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs], ch2, sc3, ch2, corner1, [ch2, sc3, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs] x 3, ch2, sc3, ch2, end corner*

4th round – ch3, beg. corner, [ch2, sc5, ch2, dc3 under 2chs], ch2, sc5, ch2, corner1, [ch2, sc5, ch2, dc3 under 2chs] x 3, ch2, sc5, ch2, corner1, [ch2, sc5, ch2, dc3 under 2chs], ch2, sc5, ch2, corner1, [ch2, sc5, ch2, dc3 under 2chs] x 3, ch2, sc5, ch2, end corner*

5th round – ch3, beg. corner, [ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc3, ch2, dc3 under 2chs] x 2, ch2, corner1, [ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc3, ch2, dc3 under 2chs] x 4, ch2, corner1, [ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc3, ch2, dc3 under 2chs] x 2, ch2, corner1, [ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc3, ch2, dc3 under 2chs] x 4, ch2, end corner*

Repeat the pattern starting from the 2nd round working more repeats between each corner.

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Part 2 video tutorial

After you crochet 14 rounds, join front and back parts together. To adjust size, crochet more than 14 rounds before joining front and back parts together.

15th round – ch3, sk shoulder part, dc3 into corner, dc9 above each repeat to corner; dc3 into corner, sk shoulder part, dc3 into corner, dc9 above each repeat to end; dc2 into corner, sl.st.1 into 3rd ch.
15th round (for L size)– ch3, sk shoulder part, dc3 into corner, dc10 above each repeat to corner; dc3 into corner, sk shoulder part, dc3 into corner, dc10 above each repeat to end; dc2 into corner, sl.st.1 into 3rd ch.
16th round – ch3, dc to end, sl.st.1 into 3rd ch

Work double crochet rounds until you reach the waistline, then continue working dc rounds using a larger size crochet hook to widen the garment from the bottom.

Sleeves

Attach the yarn under arm.

1st round – ch5, sk 2chs space, dc3, [ch2, sc3, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs] to end; ch2, sc3, ch2, dc2 into last ch + sl.st.1 under first 5 chs of the round
2nd round – ch3, dc2 under chs, [ch2, sc5, ch2, dc3 under 2chs] to end; ch2, sc2, ch2 + sl.st.1 under first 3chs of the round
3rd round – ch5, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc3, ch2, [dc3 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc3, ch2] to end; dc2 into last ch + sl.st.1 under first 5chs of the round
4th round – ch1, [sc1 under chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc1, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2] to end + sl.st.1 under first 1ch of the round
5th round – ch1, [sc1 above sc1 of prev.round, sc1, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sc1] to end + sl.st.1 under first 1ch of the round
6th round – ch1, [sc2 above sc2 of prev.round, sc1, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sc1 under chs, sc1 above sc1 of prev.round] to end + sl.st.1 under first 1ch of the round
7th round – ch1, [sc2, sk sc1, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sk sc1, sc1] to end + sl.st.1 under first 1ch of the round
8th round – ch1, [sc1, sk sc1, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sc1 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2] to last round; sc1, sk sc1, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, sc1 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs + hdc1 under first 1ch of the round
9th round – ch5, dc3 under 2chs, [ch2, sc3, ch2, dc3 under 2chs, ch2, dc3 under 2chs] to end; ch2, sc3, ch2, dc2 into last ch + sl.st.1 under first 5 chs of the round

Repeat the pattern starting from the 2nd round until you crochet about half of your sleeve, then continue working the pattern using a smaller size hook.

Sleeve ribbing

1st round – ch3, dc34 + sl.st.1 under first 3chs of the round
2nd round – ch3, FPdc1, [dc1, FPdc1] to end; sk1 + sl.st.1 under first 3chs of the round
3rd round – ch3, FPdc1, [dc1, FPdc1] to end; + sl.st.1 under first 3chs of the round

Work other rounds as your 3rd round.

Bottom ribbing

1st round – ch3, FPdc1, [dc1, FPdc1] to end; + sl.st.1 under first 3chs of the round

Work other rounds as your 1st round.

Finish up

Double crochet around your neckline.

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Abbreviations
[] – repeat
beg. corner – begin corner by working dc2 into previous corner
ch – chain
corner – (dc3, ch1, dc3) into 1ch
dc – double crochet
end corner – finish corner by working dc3 into previous corner, ch1, sl.st.1 between initial chs and dc2
hdc – half double crochet
h#ch – insert a hook into the number chain from the hook
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
sl.st. – slip stitch

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Comments

Hi Ευτέρπη,

Hi Ευτέρπη,
I love your sweater and your work. Very well done. Congratulations! Thank you for modeling the top, it looks awesome. Happy crochet!

Hello,

Hello,
I would like to make this laced sweater for my friend.
the measurement i require is for chest size of 40 inches. do i have to increase the stitches in the lace pattern and the main body stitches.
Thanks
regard
Lakshmi

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