Cowl Sweater

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Cowl Sweater

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Fun, easy cowl neck sweater to crochet. Shown in Patons Melody.

Sizes

8 yrs
28 ins [71 cm]
31 ins [79 cm]
10 yrs
30 ins [76 cm]
33 ins [84 cm]
S
32 ins [81.5 cm]
35 ins [89 cm]
M
34 ins [86.5 cm]
37 ins [94 cm]
L
36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
42 ins [107 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $3.49

Step 1:

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Size:

  • 8 yrs
  • 10 yrs
  • S
  • M
  • L
To fit chest/bust measurement
28 ins [71 cm]
Finished chest/bust measurement
31 ins [79 cm]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Melody | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size N15/10mm
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The materials for this project cost $3.49

Abbreviations

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

Dc = double crochet

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sc2tog = Draw up a loop in next st) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook

Sl st = Slip stitch

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit chest/bust measurement
8 yrs 28 ins [71 cm]
10 yrs 30 ins [76 cm]
S 32 ins [81.5 cm]
M 34 ins [86.5 cm]
L 36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
Finished chest/bust measurement
8 yrs 31 ins [79 cm]
10 yrs 33 ins [84 cm]
S 35 ins [89 cm]
M 37 ins [94 cm]
L 42 ins [107 cm]

MATERIALS

Sweater
Melody
Sizes8 yrs10 yrsSML 
Main Color (MC)
()
56677
Size 10 mm (U.S. N or 15) crochet hook or size needed to obtain tension.

GAUGE

7 sc and 7 rows = 4 ins [10 cm].

INSTRUCTIONS

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

BACK
**Ch 28 (30-32-34-38).
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. 27 (29-31-33-37) sc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in 1st sc through front loop only. *1 sc in next sc through back loop only. 1 sc in next sc through front loop only. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row for pat until work from beg measures 9½ (10-12-12-12½) ins [24 (25.5- 30.5-30.5-32) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.

Armhole shaping: Next row: Sl st in each of first 2 sc. Pat to last 2 sc. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 23 (25-27-29-33) sc.
Next 3 rows:Work even in pat.
Next row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook - sc2tog made. Pat to last 3 sts. Sc2tog over next 2 sc. 1 sc in last st. Turn. 21 (23-25-27-31) sts.**
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 7 (-8-9-9½) ins [18 (19-20.5-23-24) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.

Shoulder shaping: Next row: Sl st in each of first 3 (3-4-4-5) sc. Pat to last 3 (3-4-4-5) sc. Turn. Leave rem sc unworked.
Next row: Sl st in each of first 3 (4-4-4-5) sc. Pat to last 3 (4-4-4-5) sts. Place second marker. Leave rem sc unworked. Fasten off.

FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures 3½ (4-4--5) ins [9 (10-10-11.5-12.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: (RS). Ch 1. Pat across first 8 (9-10-10-12) sc (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sc unworked.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. Pat to end of row. Turn. 7 (8-9-9-11) sts.
Next row: Ch 1. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over next 2 sts. Turn. 6 (7-8-8-10) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.

Shoulder shaping: Next row: Sl st in each of first 3 (3-4-4-5) sc. Ch 1. Pat across last 3 (4- 4-4-5) sts. Fasten off.
With RS facing, miss next 5 (5-5-7-7) sc. Join yarn with sl st to next st. Ch 1. Pat to end of row. Turn.
Next row: Ch 1. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn. 7 (8-9-9-11) sts.
Next row: Sc2tog over first 2 sc. Pat to end of row. Turn. 6 (7-8-8-10) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with WS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Next row: Sl st in each of first 3 (3-4-4-5) sc. Ch 1. Pat across last 3 (4- 4-4-5) sc. Fasten off.

SLEEVES
Ch 20 (20-22-24-26).
1st row: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. 1 sc in each ch to end of ch. 19 (19-21-23-25) sc. Turn.
2nd row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc through front loop only. *1 sc in next sc through back loop only. 1 sc in next sc through front loop only. Rep from * to end of row. Turn.
Rep last row for pat until work from beg measures 1 inch [2.5 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Next row: (Dec row). Ch 1. Sc2tog over first 2 sc. Pat to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn.
Work 1 (1-1-3-3) row(s) even in pat.
Rep last 2 (2-2-4-4) rows 1 (1-2-2-2) time(s) more. 15 (15-15-17-19) sc.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 6 (6-7-10-11) ins [15 (15-18-25.5-28) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Next row: (Inc row). Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. Pat to last sc. 2 sc in last sc.
Work 3 (3-3-3-1) row(s) even in pat.
Rep last 4 (4-4-4-2) rows 1 (2-3-3-4) time(s) more. 19 (21-23-25-29) sc.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 12½ (15-17-18-19) ins [32 (38-43-45.5-48) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape Top: Next row: Sl st in each of first 2 sts. Ch 1. Pat to last 2 sts. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 15 (17-19-21-25) sts.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over next 2 sc. Pat to last 2 sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sc. Turn.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Rep last 2 rows 4 (3-4-3-3) times more. 5 (9-9- 13-17) sts.

Sizes 10, S, M and L only: Next row: Ch 1. Sc2tog over next 2 sts. Pat to last 2 sts. Sc2tog over last 2 sts. Turn.
Rep last row (1-1-3-5) time(s) more. 5 sts.

All Sizes: Fasten off.

Cowl Neck: Sew shoulder seams.
1st rnd: With RS of work facing, join yarn with sl st to right shoulder. Ch 1.Working into both loops, work 9 (9-9-11-11) sc across back neck edge, 9 (9-10-11-11) sc down left front neck edge, 5 (5-5-7-7) sc across Front neck edge and 9 (9-10-11-11) sc up right front neck edge. Join with sl st to first sc. 32 (32-34-40- 40) sc.
2nd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc through back loop only. 1 sc in next sc through front loop only. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc.
3rd rnd: Ch 1. *1 sc in next sc through front loop only. 1 sc in next sc through back loop only. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc.
Rep last 2 rnds until Cowl from beg measures 10 ins [25.5 cm], ending on a 3rd rnd. Fasten off.
Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.