The Webwork Cardigan - Free Crochet Sweater Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern Summer Cardigan - Megmade with Love

***For the PDF version of this pattern, click HERE. Great for easy printing! Scroll down into the post for the free version***

Alright… I know I always say the designs I just release are my new favorite, but I’m being really REALLY serious this time (as opposed to just really serious). I’m happy to share with you The Webwork Cardigan, an open-front top that’s airy and comfy. And perhaps the best part? The fun diamond-weblike stitch pattern… It’s such a great warm weather garment I think you’ll DEF need in your closet.

Free Crochet Sweater Pattern - Megmade with Love

This cardigan is available in three different sizes: S/M, L/XL and PLUS. The fitting is incredibly forgiving and meant to be oversized.

Free Crochet Pattern - Megmade with Love
Megmade with Love

While the stitch pattern may look a little intimidating, I found once I worked the row sequence a couple of times I didn’t even need to think much about it at all. It’s very easy to get the hang of it in my opinion. That said, though, I’d probably rate this pattern at an intermediate/advanced skill level. I did provide a stitch chart for visual assistance that I think will help greatly!

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The sweater height and sleeve length are customizable, which is cool if you’d like it to be shorter/longer depending on your height. I also thought this piece even looked great without the sleeves!

Free Crochet Pattern - Webwork Summer Cardigan - Megmade with Love

Hope you love The Webwork Cardigan as much as I do. It’s such a unique piece for warmer weather and if you’re anything like me, you’ll want to throw it on over everything!

***For the PDF version of this pattern, click HERE. Great for easy printing! Scroll down for the free version***

What you’ll need:

-Fingering weight (category 1 superfine) yarn (see Notes for yardage), I used Loops & Threads Woolike in color Charcoal (linked here)
-3.5 mm E hook
-yarn needle
-sewing pins, optional

Abbreviations:

ch=chain, dc=double crochet, sk=skip, 3dcg=three double crochet group (three double crochets worked in designated stitch/space), 2dcg=two double crochet group (two double crochets worked in designated stitch/space), sc=single crochet, tch=turn chain, sp=space

Gauge:

24 dc and 14 rows = 4” square

Notes:

SMALL/MEDIUM
42” bust, 24” long
1550 yards of fingering weight yarn

LARGE/XLARGE
48” bust, 25” long
1825 yards of fingering weight yarn

PLUS
54” bust, 26” long
2100 yards of fingering weight yarn

-the tch at the beginning of each row count as a dc, if it’s paired with another dc it will be counted as a 2dcg

-cardigan is worked up in 3 panels (two front panels, and a back), plus two sleeves

-you can add or subtract rows on each of the panels if you’d like to customize the length of the sweater. Same goes for the sleeves. If you add rows to the panels, this will throw off the row count for sewing up the sides to create the sleeve hole. You’ll need to add/subtract the amount of rows you worked to the row number specified for your size.

-the design is very forgiving in terms of sizing, it’s pretty oversized— not fitted. It has an open front, and 3/4 length sleeves

-pattern is INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED

-below is a stitch chart I drew up to give you a visual of the pattern you’re doing— it’s really easy to get the hang of once you get into it. The chart below is condensed, showing less stitches than the actual sweater panels, it is just an example to help you visualize. Refer to the written pattern for how many chains will be worked for each panel and size.

Crochet Stitch Chart - Megmade with Love

Pattern:

Back Panel:

——--SMALL/MEDIUM———

ch 136

Row 1) dc in 4th ch from hook, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 3 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch, [ (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 4 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch] repeat [ ] 5 more times, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 2 times, sk 2 ch, work 2dcg in last ch (total: 36 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 91 ch)

Row 2) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 5 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, dc into top tch (total: 30 3dcg, 2 dc, 84 ch, 7 sc)

Row 3) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 5 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 22 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 84 ch, 21 sc)

Row 4) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 5 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 16 3dcg, 2 dc, 84 ch, 35 sc)

Row 5) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 5 more times, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 8 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 84 ch, 49 sc)

Row 6) ch 3, turn, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 5 more times, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, dc into top tch (total: 16 3dcg, 2 dc, 84 ch, 35 sc)

Row 7) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 5 more times, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 22 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 84 ch, 21 sc)

Row 8) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch [ (3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 6 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 5 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 30 3dcg, 2 dc, 84 ch, 7 sc)

Row 9) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 sc] repeat [ ] 5 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 36 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 91 ch)

Rows 10-81) repeat rows 2-9 consecutively

Rows 82-84) repeat rows 2-4 consecutively

-finish off

——--LARGE/XLARGE———

ch 154

Row 1) dc in 4th ch from hook, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 6 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch, [ (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 4 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch] repeat [ ] 5 more times, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 5 times, sk 2 ch, work 2dcg in last ch (total: 42 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 91 ch)

Row 2) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 6 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 5 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 6 times, dc into top tch (total: 36 3dcg, 2 dc, 84 ch, 7 sc)

Row 3) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 5 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 28 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 84 ch, 21 sc)

Row 4) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 5 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, dc into top tch (total: 22 3dcg, 2 dc, 84 ch, 35 sc)

Row 5) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp in between next two groups) 4 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 5 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 14 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 84 ch, 49 sc)

Row 6) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 5 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, dc into top tch (total: 22 3dcg, 2 dc, 84 ch, 35 sc)

Row 7) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 5 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 28 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 84 ch, 21 sc)

Row 8) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch [ (3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 6 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 5 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, dc into top tch (total: 36 3dcg, 2 dc, 84 ch, 7 sc)

Row 9) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 sc] repeat [ ] 5 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 42 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 91 ch)

Rows 10-81) repeat rows 2-9 consecutively

Rows 82-88) repeat rows 2-8 consecutively

-finish off

——--PLUS———

ch 172

Row 1) dc in 4th ch from hook, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 3 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch, [ (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 4 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch] repeat [ ] 7 more times, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 2 times, sk 2 ch, work 2dcg in last ch (total: 46 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 117 ch)

Row 2) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 7 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, dc into top tch (total: 38 3dcg, 2 dc, 108 ch, 9 sc)

Row 3) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 7 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 28 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 108 ch, 27 sc)

Row 4) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 7 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 20 3dcg, 2 dc, 108 ch, 45 sc)

Row 5) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 7 more times, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 10 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 108 ch, 63 sc)

Row 6) ch 3, turn, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 5 more times, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, dc into top tch (total: 20 3dcg, 2 dc, 108 ch, 45 sc)

Row 7) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 5 more times, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 28 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 108 ch, 27 sc)

Row 8) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch [ (3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 6 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 5 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 38 3dcg, 2 dc, 108 ch, 9 sc)

Row 9) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 sc] repeat [ ] 5 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 46 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 117 ch)

Rows 10-89) repeat rows 2-9 consecutively

Rows 90-92) repeat rows 2-4 consecutively

-finish off


Front Panels (make two)

——--SMALL/MEDIUM———

ch 64

Row 1) dc in 4th ch from hook, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 3 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch, [ (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 4 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch] repeat [ ] 1 more time, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 2 times, sk 2 ch, work 2dcg in last ch (total: 16 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 39 ch)

Row 2) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 1 more time, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, dc into top tch (total: 14 3dcg, 2 dc, 36 ch, 3 sc)

Row 3) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before next group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 1 more time, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 10 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 36 ch, 9 sc)

Row 4) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 1 more time, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 8 3dcg, 2 dc, 36 ch, 15 sc)

Row 5) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 1 more time, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 2dcg in sp after last groups (total: 4 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 36 ch, 21 sc)

Row 6) ch 3, turn, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 1 more time, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, dc into top tch (total: 8 3dcg, 2 dc, 36 ch, 15 sc)

Row 7) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 1 more time, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 10 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 36 ch, 9 sc)

Row 8) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch [ (3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 6 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 1 more time, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 14 3dcg, 2 dc, 36 ch, 3 sc)

Row 9) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 sc] repeat [ ] 1 more time, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 16 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 39 ch)

Rows 10-81) repeat rows 2-9 consecutively

Rows 82-84) repeat rows 2-4 consecutively

-finish off

——--LARGE/XLARGE———

ch 73

Row 1) dc in 4th ch from hook, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 3 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch, [ (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 4 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch] repeat [ ] 1 more time, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 5 times, sk 2 ch, work 2dcg in last ch (total: 19 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 39 ch)

Row 2) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 6 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 1 more time, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, dc into top tch (total: 17 3dcg, 2 dc, 36 ch, 3 sc)

Row 3) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before next group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 1 more time, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 13 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 36 ch, 9 sc)

Row 4) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 1 more time, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 11 3dcg, 2 dc, 36 ch, 15 sc)

Row 5) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 1 more time, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, 2dcg in sp after last groups (total: 7 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 36 ch, 21 sc)

Row 6) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 1 more time, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, dc into top tch (total: 11 3dcg, 2 dc, 36 ch, 15 sc)

Row 7) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 1 more time, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 13 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 36 ch, 9 sc)

Row 8) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, 3dcg in ch after next groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch [ (3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 6 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 1 more time, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 17 3dcg, 2 dc, 36 ch, 3 sc)

Row 9) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 sc] repeat [ ] 1 more time, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 19 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 39 ch)

Rows 10-81) repeat rows 2-9 consecutively

Rows 82-88) repeat rows 2-8 consecutively

-finish off

——--PLUS———

ch 82

Row 1) dc in 4th ch from hook, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 3 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch, [ (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 4 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch] repeat [ ] 2 more times, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 2 times, sk 2 ch, work 2dcg in last ch (total: 21 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 52 ch)

Row 2) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 2 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, dc into top tch (total: 18 3dcg, 2 dc, 48 ch, 4 sc)

Row 3) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before next group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 2 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 13 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 48 ch, 12 sc)

Row 4) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 2 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 10 3dcg, 2 dc, 48 ch, 20 sc)

Row 5) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 5 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 48 ch, 28 sc)

Row 6) ch 3, turn, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, dc into top tch (total: 10 3dcg, 2 dc, 48 ch, 20 sc)

Row 7) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 13 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 48 ch, 12 sc)

Row 8) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch [ (3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 6 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 18 3dcg, 2 dc, 48 ch, 4 sc)

Row 9) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 sc] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 21 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 52 ch)

Rows 10-89) repeat rows 2-9 consecutively

Rows 90-92) repeat rows 2-4 consecutively

-finish off


Sleeves (make two)

——--SMALL/MEDIUM———

ch 82

Row 1) dc in 4th ch from hook, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 3 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch, [ (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 4 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch] repeat [ ] 2 more times, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 2 times, sk 2 ch, work 2dcg in last ch (total: 21 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 52 ch)

Row 2) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 2 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, dc into top tch (total: 18 3dcg, 2 dc, 48 ch, 4 sc)

Row 3) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before next group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 2 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 13 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 48 ch, 12 sc)

Row 4) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 2 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 10 3dcg, 2 dc, 48 ch, 20 sc)

Row 5) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 5 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 48 ch, 28 sc)

Row 6) ch 3, turn, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, dc into top tch (total: 10 3dcg, 2 dc, 48 ch, 20 sc)

Row 7) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 13 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 48 ch, 12 sc)

Row 8) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch [ (3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 6 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 18 3dcg, 2 dc, 48 ch, 4 sc)

Row 9) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 sc] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 21 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 52 ch)

Rows 10-25) repeat rows 2-9 consecutively

Rows 26-32) repeat rows 2-8 consecutively

-finish off


——-LARGE/XLARGE——-

ch 91

Row 1) dc in 4th ch from hook, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 3 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch, [ (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 4 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch] repeat [ ] 2 more times, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 5 times, sk 2 ch, work 2dcg in last ch (total: 24 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 52 ch)

Row 2) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 6 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 2 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, dc into top tch (total: 21 3dcg, 2 dc, 48 ch, 4 sc)

Row 3) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before next group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 2 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 16 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 48 ch, 12 sc)

Row 4) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 2 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 13 3dcg, 2 dc, 48 ch, 20 sc)

Row 5) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 2 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 8 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 48 ch, 28 sc)

Row 6) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, dc into top tch (total: 13 3dcg, 2 dc, 48 ch, 20 sc)

Row 7) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 16 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 48 ch, 12 sc)

Row 8) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch [ (3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 6 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 21 3dcg, 2 dc, 48 ch, 4 sc)

Row 9) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 sc] repeat [ ] 2 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 5 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 24 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 52 ch)

Rows 10-25) repeat rows 2-9 consecutively

Rows 26-32) repeat rows 2-8 consecutively

-finish off


——--PLUS———

ch 100

Row 1) dc in 4th ch from hook, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 3 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch, [ (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 4 times, ch 13, sk 5 ch, 3dcg in next ch] repeat [ ] 3 more times, (sk 2 ch, 3dcg in next ch) 2 times, sk 2 ch, work 2dcg in last ch (total: 26 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 65 ch)

Row 2) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 4 times, ch 6, sk 6 ch, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 3 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, dc into top tch (total: 22 3dcg, 2 dc, 60 ch, 5 sc)

Row 3) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before next group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 3 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 16 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 60 ch, 15 sc)

Row 4) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [ (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next three sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 3 more times, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 12 3dcg, 2 dc, 60 ch, 25 sc)

Row 5) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6, [3dcg in sp in between next two groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch, sc in next five sc, sc in next ch, ch 6] repeat [ ] 3 more times, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 6 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 60 ch, 35 sc)

Row 6) ch 3, turn, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next five sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 3 more times, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, dc into top tch (total: 12 3dcg, 2 dc, 60 ch, 25 sc)

Row 7) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 3dcg in ch after next groups, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next 3 sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 3 more times, 3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 16 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 60 ch, 15 sc)

Row 8) ch 3, turn, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 5 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch [ (3dcg in next ch, 3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 6, sk 6 ch & 1 sc, sc in next sc, ch 6, sk 1 sc & 5 ch] repeat [ ] 3 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, dc into top tch (total: 22 3dcg, 2 dc, 60 ch, 5 sc)

Row 9) ch 3, turn, dc in sp before first group, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 ch, [3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 3 times, 3dcg in ch after next group, ch 13, sk 6 ch & 1 sc & 5 sc] repeat [ ] 3 more times, 3dcg in next ch, (3dcg in sp between next two groups) 2 times, 2dcg in sp after last group (total: 26 3dcg, 2 2dcg, 65 ch)

Rows 10-25) repeat rows 2-9 consecutively

Rows 26-32) repeat rows 2-8 consecutively

-finish off

Assembly:

Once all pieces are complete you’re ready to assemble the sweater. First grab your back panel and two front panels.

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You will lay your front panels on top of the back panel like shown in the photo above. Line the front panels along the outside edges of the back panel. You can pin them together to keep the panels from shifting around.

*****For size LARGE/XLARGE : make sure the sides that have more 3dcg groups match up on the outsides

To sew the front panels to the back panel you will sew along the very edges using a whip stitch (make sure to not sew too tightly!). Sew along each side starting at the bottom and work up to designated row for each size:

for size SMALL/MEDIUM: sew up through row 61
for size LARGE/XLARGE: sew up through row 58
for size PLUS: sew up through row 55

After the sides are sewn, you will sew along the top edges of the panels using the same technique. Start on the outside and sew inward, and stop when you reach the other side of the front panel. Sew along the top of each front panel, connecting them to the back panel. There will be two arm holes on the top sides where you didn’t sew.

Once you’re finished sewing, this side of the sweater is now considered the “wrong side”

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Next you’ll grab one of your sleeves. Fold it over, two sides together. You can pin it together to keep from shifting while sewing.

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Then you will sew using the same technique from the body, along the very edges of the open side (shown in photo above). Once sewn, the side facing out is now the wrong side of the sleeve.

Repeat for the other sleeve.

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Next you will sew your sleeve onto your body piece. With the body piece wrong side out still, and the sleeve turned right side out, slip your sleeve into the armhole of the body piece like shown in the photo above.

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You will line up the bottom side of the sleeve (row 1) with the armhole of the body piece and you will also match up the seam of the sleeve to where the armpit of the body piece is. You can pin the two together to keep from shifting while sewing. Then, holding the body piece and sleeve like in the photo above, you will work a whip stitch along the very edges just like the rest of the garment (again, keep tension loose!). Sew all the way around the sleeve + body piece.

Repeat instructions for the other sleeve.

Weave in all ends. You could even add some fringe or tassels to the edges if you’d like!

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And with that, The Webwork Cardigan is complete. This garment is a special one, and I hope it makes it’s way into your closet. :) If you make one yourself, do please share with me over on Instagram!

Happy hookin’!
Meg

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The Cloud Nine Cropped Sweater - Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Cropped Sweater - Megmade with Love

***If you’d like the PDF version of this pattern, you can purchase it by clicking HERE. Great for easy printing, and without ads. For the free version, scroll down into the post.***

I am just pleased as punch to bring you the new free sweater pattern! The Cloud Nine Cropped Sweater certainly lives up to it’s name, as it’s made with the absolute softest yarn to grace this planet: Yarn Bee Cloud 9 Yarn. Ohhh, what a dream!

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I mean, you can see proof in photo above… it’s just one of the most lovely yarns I’ve worked with (and no, this isn’t a sponsored post!). It’s polyester, very lightweight-feeling and the feel is so buttery! The makeup of it is like a thin strand of thread with fluffy bursts coming out of it, if that makes sense whatsoever?? It’s perfect for garments :)

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When it comes to the sweater itself, I love the cropped cut! And it pairs well with so many outfits… I thought it looked cool with some distressed shorts for a laid-back Spring look. But I also have dreams of wearing it with a floral maxi skirt or some high waisted black pants. Oooh don’t even get me started, mkkkk.

And if you’re not too big of a fan of cropped sweaters, it’s actually easily adjustable— so you can add the length you’d like.

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While this yarn truly is the star of the show when it comes to this sweater, I did find it a bit tricky at first to work with, just because it’s a bit hard to see the stitches. But fear not! I figured out some tricks on how to tackle this issue, and summed them up in the notes section of the pattern. I think figuring out how to work with it is absolutely worth it because the drape and feel of the yarn really just “makes” the sweater in my opinion.

Megmade with Love - Cropped Crochet Sweater Pattern
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Without further ado, here’s the pattern for the Cloud Nine Cropped Sweater… a staple in your Spring wardrobe, no doubt! I hope you enjoy making this fun and unbelievably soft piece of clothing :)

***If you’d like the PDF version of this pattern, you can purchase it by clicking HERE. Great for easy printing, and without ads. For the free version, scroll down into the post.***

What you’ll need:

-category 3 (light) weight yarn (yardage for each size is found in the “notes” section), I used Yarn Bee Cloud 9 Yarn in color “Mushroom”. I highly suggest using this yarn or one similar in texture for this pattern.

-size g (4.25 mm) hook

-yarn needle

-stitch markers

-sewing pins (optional)

Gauge:

15 dc and 8 rows equals a four inch square

Abbreviations:

ch=chain, dc=double crochet, st(s)=stitch(es), sl=slip, hdc=half double crochet, fpdc=front post double crochet, bpdc=back post double crochet, dc2tog=double crochet two together (decrease)

Notes:

*** Yarn Yardage per size:

Small (approx 38” bust) - 950-1000 yards
Medium (approx 40” bust) - 1000-1050 yards
Large (approx 42” bust) - 1050-1100 yards
XL (approx 44” bust) - 1100-1150 yards
2X (approx 48” bust) - 1200-1250 yards

-ch’s at beginning of rows and rounds do NOT count as sts

-I learned some little tricks while working with this yarn, which is so soft… and flowy… and awesome, yet very hard to distinguish stitches with. I found out that good lighting while working with it made all the difference. Also working into the initial chains was the hardest part for me, so I took it super slow. I usually just went by feel when it came to where to put the next stitch, but if I ever had doubt, I held it up to the light to see better.

-sweater is worked up in a front and back body panel, and the sleeves and collar are crocheted onto the body once it’s sewn. Both front and back panels are worked from the bottom-up.

-you could easily add rows to the body to make this sweater fit longer— just add them before you begin to work the neck hole on the front panel. When sewing the panels, just add the amount of rows to row 22 to figure out what row to sew up to on each side.

-size worn in photos is small

Pattern:

***Back Panel :

Formated S (M, L, XL, 2X)

Row 1) ch 77 (81, 85, 89, 97), dc in 3rd ch from hook and across, I found it easier to work dc’s into BLO of ch’s (75, 79, 83, 87, 95 total sts)

Row 2) ch 1, turn, hdc in 1st st, fpdc, [bpdc, fpdc] across row— work hdc in last st (75, 79, 83, 87, 95 total sts)

Row 3) ch 1, turn, hdc in 1st st, bpdc, [fpdc, bpdc] across row— work hdc in last st (75, 79, 83, 87, 95 total sts)

Row 4) repeat row 2

Row 5) repeat row 3

Row 6) ch 2, turn, dc across row (75, 79, 83, 87, 95 total sts)

——-FOR SIZES SMALL & MEDIUM:

Rows 7-38) repeat row 6

-finish off

——-FOR SIZES LARGE AND XLARGE:

Rows 7-40) repeat row 6

-finish off

——-FOR SIZES 2X:

Rows 7-42) repeat row 6

-finish off

***Front Panel:

——--SIZES SMALL & MEDIUM, formatted S (M) :

Rows 1-5) repeat instructions from back panel

Rows 6-32) ch 2, turn, dc across row (75, 79 total sts)

(now working one side of the neck hole)

Row 33) ch 2, turn, work 27 (28) dc, sc, sl st in next 19 (21) sts, sc, dc in last 27 (28) sts (75, 79 total sts)

Row 34) ch 2, turn, work 26 (27) dc, sc in next st (27, 28 total sts)

Row 35) turn- do not ch, sl st into 1st st (does not count as st), sc, dc in last 25 (26) sts (26, 27 total sts)

Row 36) ch 2, turn, work 25 (26) dc, sc in last st (26, 27 total sts)

Row 37) turn- do not ch, sl st into 1st st (does not count as st), sc, dc in last 24 (25) sts (25, 26 total sts)

Row 38) ch 2, turn, work 24 (25) dc, sc in last st (25, 26 total sts)

finish off, leave long tail to sew the top seam

(now working on the opposite side of the top of the front panel, to complete the other side of the neck hole, you will draw up your yarn in the very last st of row 33. View “photo A” below for assistance.)

Once yarn is drawn up, you will repeat rows 34-38 to complete the other side of the neck hole. Then finish off and leave long tail to sew up top seam.

——-SIZES LARGE & XLARGE, formatted L (XL) :

Rows 1-5) repeat instructions from back panel

Rows 6-34) ch 2, turn, dc across row (83, 87 total sts)

(now working one side of the neck hole)

Row 35) ch 2, turn, work 29 (30) dc, sc, sl st in next 23 (25) sts, sc, dc in last 29 (30) sts (83, 87 total sts)

Row 36) ch 2, turn, work 28 (29) dc, sc in next st (29, 30 total sts)

Row 37) turn- do not ch, sl st into 1st st (does not count as st), sc, dc in last 27 (28) sts (28, 29 total sts)

Row 38) ch 2, turn, work 27 (28) dc, sc in last st (28, 29 total sts)

Row 39) turn- do not ch, sl st into 1st st (does not count as st), sc, dc in last 26 (27) sts (27, 28 total sts)

Row 40) ch 2, turn, work 26 (27) dc, sc in last st (27, 28 total sts)

finish off, leave long tail to sew the top seam

(now working on the opposite side of the top of the front panel, to complete the other side of the neck hole, you will draw up your yarn in the very last st of row 35. View “photo A” below for assistance.)

Once yarn is drawn up, you will repeat rows 36-40 to complete the other side of the neck hole. Then finish off and leave long tail to sew up top seam.

——SIZE 2X :

Rows 1-5) repeat instructions from back panel

Rows 6-36) ch 2, turn, dc across row (95 total sts)

(now working one side of the neck hole)

Row 37) ch 2, turn, work 32 dc, sc, sl st in next 29 sts, sc, dc in last 32 sts (95 total sts)

Row 38) ch 2, turn, work 31 dc, sc in next st (32 total sts)

Row 39) turn- do not ch, sl st into 1st st (does not count as st), sc, dc in last 30 sts (31 total sts)

Row 40) ch 2, turn, work 30 dc, sc in last st (31 total sts)

Row 41) turn- do not ch, sl st into 1st st (does not count as st), sc, dc in last 29 sts (30 total sts)

Row 42) ch 2, turn, work 29 dc, sc in last st (30 total sts)

finish off, leave long tail to sew the top seam

(now working on the opposite side of the top of the front panel, to complete the other side of the neck hole, you will draw up your yarn in the very last st of row 37. View “photo A” below for assistance.)

Once yarn is drawn up, you will repeat rows 38-42 to complete the other side of the neck hole. Then finish off and leave long tail to sew up top seam.

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After both panels are completed, you’re ready to sew the body together. Place your front panel on top of the back panel, like shown in photo above. It doesn’t matter which sides are on the inside because they look the same at this point.

Then you will want to mark where you will sew up to on the sides of both panels with a stitch marker— you will be sewing up to row 22 (this goes for all sizes). It is important your rows line up on the front and back panels so you will have the exact amount of rows left for the sleeve hole—it also may help to use sewing pins to keep panels secure and in place.

for SIZES SMALL & MEDIUM there will be 16 rows on both the front and back panel not sewn for the sleeve hole
for SIZES LARGE & XLARGE there will be 18 rows on both the front and back panel not sewn for the sleeve hole
for SIZE 2X there will be 20 rows on both the front and back panel not sewn for the sleeve hole

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Using yarn needle and long piece of yarn, sew up on each of the sides of the front and back panel through row 22. I used the whip stitch along the very outer edge of both pieces, and made sure to have a pretty loose tension when sewing.

Then you will sew the tops of your panels together using the same loose whip stitch. Sew starting on the outside then move in, and stop when the neck hole forms on the front panel.

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After the two panels are sewn along the top and sides, you will begin on the sleeves. Begin by drawing up your yarn in the bottom of one of the sleeve holes AKA the armpit (I found it didn’t make any difference if you flipped the sweater right side out when working the sleeves— because this yarn disguises rows and rounds well). ch 2, then you will begin working dc’s into the very edge of each row of your sleeve hole. You will work a sequence of [2dc, dc] all the way around the sleeve hole, then join to 1st dc with sl st. This completes the first round of the sleeve.

***Total SLEEVE sts worked into sleeve hole for each size:

SMALL & MEDIUM: 48 total sts (24 on each side)
LARGE & XLARGE: 54 total sts (27 on each side)
2X: 60 total sts (30 on each side)

Remainder of sleeve:

formatted (S, M, L, XL, 2X)

Rounds 2- 37) ch 2, dc around, join to 1st dc with sl st (48, 48, 54, 54, 60 total sts)

Round 38) ch 2, dc2tog around, join to 1st st with sl st (24, 24, 27, 27, 30 total sts)

Round 39) ch 2, dc around, join to 1st dc with sl st (24, 24, 27, 27, 30 total sts)

Round 40) ch 1, [fpdc, bpdc] around, join to 1st st with sl st (24, 24, 27, 27, 30 total sts)

Round 41) repeat row 40

finish off

***repeat instructions for other sleeve

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You will finish up your sweater by crocheting around the neck hole to create the collar. Draw up your yarn in the back corner of the neck hole and ch 1. Work hdc’s around the very edge of the entire neck hole, then join to first hdc with sl st.

Rounds 2-3 of neck hole) ch 1, [fpdc, bpdc] around, join to 1st st with sl st

After the neck hole is finished, and all ends woven are in, you’re ready to slip on the loveliest sweater ever! And even better that YOU made it?!

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I hope this pattern/sweater brings value to your life! It’s so fun making the stuff we wear… or even making something for someone else— it’s just so special. Now go give someone a hug with your cuddly new sweater!! Teehee.

Take care and happy hooking,
Meg

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