Easy Top-Down Sweater Free Crochet Pattern
If you know a mom-to-be planning a baby shower but are stumped for thoughtful yet practical gift ideas, think about giving DIY baby shower gifts a try. This easy top-down free crochet pattern fits the bill. This beautiful striped sweater is quick to make and is worked from the top down in one piece. Show your love by crocheting this striped sweater with a beautiful hot pink or red color. This lovely textured sweater will help assure the new mama that her baby is nice and warm even when not in her arms.
Crochet HookI/9 or 5.5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge11 sts by 10 rows = 4 square; worked in alternating rows of single crochet and herringbone double crochet
Finished Size14 chest by 7.5 long; should stretch to fit up to about a 16 chest