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Easy Pullover Sweater Free Crochet Pattern

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With a turtle-neck and long body, this soft pullover sweater from Bernat Yarns is a great way to warm up in the winter. The boucle yarn is perfect for a comfortable and non-itchy sweater.

If you like this crochet pullover sweater pattern, you'll love these ofther free crochet patterns!:  Hooded Pullover, Hooded Sweater Crochet Pattern, Bright Striped Sweater, and Casual Chunky Sweatshirt.

Easy Crochet Pullover Sweater

Materials:

  • Yarn: Bernat Soft Bouclé (5 oz / 140 g) Sizes XS–4 balls; S–4 balls; M–5 balls; L–5 balls
  • Crochet Hook: Size 6.5 mm (U.S. K or 10½) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.

TENSION: 13 sts and 12 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in pat.

SIZES: Finished bust measurement
Extra Small 35 ins [ 89 cm ]
Small 39 ins [ 99 cm ]
Medium 42½ ins [ 108 cm ]
Large 45 ins [ 114.5 cm ]
 

Instructions:

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

BACK
**Ch 58 (64-70-74).
Foundation row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1. Miss next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of ch. Ch 1. Turn. 57 (63-69-73) sts.
1st row: 1 sc in first sc. 1 sc in next ch 1 sp. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch 1 sp. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Ch 1. Turn.
2nd row: 1 sc in first sc. Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next ch 1 sp. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Ch 1. Turn.
Last 2 rows form pat.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 15 ins [38 cm] ending with RS facing for next row and omitting turning ch at end of last row.

Shape armholes: Next row: Ss in each of first 3 sts. Ch 1. Pat to last 3 sts. Ch 1. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
Next row: Draw up a loop in each of first 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Ch 1. Turn.
Rep last row once more. 47 (53-59-63) sts.**
Work a further 23 (25-25-27) rows even in pat omitting turning ch at end of last row. Fasten off.

FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Work a further 13 (15-15-17) rows even in pat.

Neck shaping: 1st row: (RS). Pat across 17 (20-22-24) sts (neck edge). Ch 1. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
2nd row: Sc2tog. Pat to end of row. Ch 1. Turn.
3rd row: Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. Ch 1. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows once more, then 2nd row once. 12 (15-17-19) sts.
Work a further 4 rows even in pat omitting turning ch at end of last row. Fasten off.

With RS of work facing, miss next 13 (13-15-15) sts. Join yarn with ss to next st. Ch 1. Pat to end of row. Ch 1. Turn.
1st row: Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog. Ch 1. Turn.
2nd row: Sc2tog. Pat to end of row. Ch 1. Turn.
Rep last 2 rows once more, then 2nd row once. 12 (15-17-19) sts.
Work a further 4 rows even in pat omitting turning ch at end of last row. Fasten off.

SLEEVES
Ch 34 (34-36-36).
Proceed in pat as given for Back for 4 rows.
Next row: (Increase row). 2 sc in first st. Pat to last st. 2 sc in last st. Ch 1. Turn.
Work a further 5 rows even in pat.
Rep last 6 rows 6 (8-7-9) times more, taking inc sts into pat. 47 (51-51-55) sts.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 18 (19-19½-20) ins [45.5 (48-49.5-51) cm] ending with RS facing for next row and omitting turning ch at end of last row.

Shape top: 1st row: Ss in each of first 3 sts. Pat to last 3 sts. Ch 1. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
2nd, 3rd and 4th rows: As 1st row.
5th row: Ss in each of first 3 (3-3-4) sts. Pat to last 3 (3-3-4) sts. Ch 1. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.
6th row: Ss in each of first 3 (3-3-4) sts. Pat to last 3 (3-3-4) sts. Leave rem sts unworked. 11 (15-15-15) sts. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Collar: Sew right shoulder seam. With RS of work facing, work 12 sc down left front neck edge, 13 (13-15-15) sc across center front neck edge, 12 sc up right front neck edge and 22 (22-24-24) sc across back neck edge. 59 (59-63-63) sc. Ch 1. Turn.
1st row: (WS). 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Miss next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to end of row. Ch 1. Turn. Pat is now in position.
Cont in pat (as given for Back) until Collar measures 6½ ins [16.5 cm] omitting turning ch at end of last row. Fasten off.
Sew left shoulder and collar seam. Sew side and sleeve seams. Sew in sleeves.

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May 9, 2013

I have been working on this project to make as a birthday present. Finally got all the parts made (which was complicated enough) but now I am to stitching it all together and I am at a loss...Anybody here finish this or could explain how to? I need this done by the weekend as her birthday is May 13th..Monday. Thanks.

 

Apr 23, 2013

heres a great you tube vid on the sctog https://www.google.com/search?q=EI7Nq3LUNc0&rlz=1C1FDUM_enUS472US472&aq=f&oq=EI7Nq3LUNc0&aqs=chrome.0.57.10096350j0&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

 

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Jan 13, 2013

Priscilla, I think "ss" means slip-stitch. For others working on this pattern, what does "sc2tog" mean? 2 single crochet in one stitch? Thanks

 

Jan 6, 2013

Hi, I'm currently about to shape the arm hole on the back but I'm not sure what 'Ss' means. could you tell me what it stands for? Thank you

 

Jan 2, 2012

I have been trying this pattern a couple of times and am having no luck. When doing beginning chain of 64 chs and then doing row 2 which calls for sc, miss next chain I do not come out with the amount of sts which is 63 sts per pattern. I am a experienced crocheter but so far I have not been able to work this out. Please help.

 

Jun 30, 2011

For the first two persons who are struggling with this pattern. Please contact me if you are still working on this project. I can help you get through this! shedanceswithhorses@hotmail.com I have over 30 years experience and would love to help you finish your projects!

 

Nov 11, 2010

I am so very confused by the shaping the armholes part. After the ss chain row don't you end up with 56 stitches +2 that you leave unworked? If that is the case, then, when you do the sc2tog don't you end up with 28 stitches? Then, if you repeat on the next row you would have 14 stitches. And what about the work a further 23 rows? Do you do sc or chains or sc2tog or what? I really don't understand. It might be my lack of experience but I feel like the directions are unclear.

 

Aug 1, 2010

i am so confused on the last part can anyone help i am nearly finished i have a sleeve to do but the finishing part confuses me alot and it is starting to frustrate me as i dont understand HELP PLEASE

 

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