Garden Glow Sweater

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This light sweater features an asymmetrical neckline and a elbow-length sleeves for the perfect transitional look. Take a stroll through town and enjoy the winter sunshine and fresh air.

Skill Level: Beginner

Sizes: Small (Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X-Large and 3X-Large) to fit finished Bust 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54)” to fit. 0” ease recommended. Sample shown in size 34”.

Gauge: 34 (sc, dc) groups = 8”; 18 rows = 5”

Materials

Yarn: Cascade Yarns Roslyn (65% Wool, 35% Silk; 382 yards [349 meters]/100 grams): #10 Cyan (4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) hanks)

Hook: US size G/6 (4.0mm)

Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers (4)

Special Stitches

Foundation single crochet (fsc)

Ch 2, yo, insert hook into first ch, yo, pull up lp, yo, pull through 1 lp on hook, yo, pull through 3 lps on hook, *insert hook under 2 lps of the fhdc just made, yo, pull up a lp, yo, pull through 1 lp, yo and pull through 3 lps on hook; rep from * for indicated number of foundation sts.

Foundation double crochet (fdc)

Ch 2, yo, insert hook into first ch, yo, pull up lp, pull through first lp on hook, yo, pull through 2 lps on hook.

Decrease

Insert hook in sc of the (sc, dc) group, pull up lp, insert hook in next sc of (sc, dc) group, pull up lp, pull through 3 lps on hook.

Pattern Notes

Constructed in separate pieces and seamed together.

Ch 1 at beginning of row does not count as stitch. Work final stitch of each row into top of turning ch-1 of previous row to maintain straight edges.

Foundation chain is worked in alternating repetition of Fsc and Fdc. In pattern this will be called Fscdc.

Pattern

Front Panel

Row 1: Fscdc 73 (81, 90, 98, 107, 115), turn. (73 (81, 90, 98, 107, 115) sts)

Row 2: Ch 1, sk first dc, (sc, dc) in first sc, *sk next dc, (sc, dc) in next sc; rep from * to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sk first dc, (sc, dc) in first sc, *sk next dc, (sc, dc) in next sc; rep from * to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn.

Rows 4-58 (57, 56, 55, 54, 52): Rep Row 3.

Armhole, Neckline and Shoulder Shaping

Row 1 (RS): Sl st in first 10 (10, 12, 16, 20, 24) sts, work 9 (10, 9, 10, 9, 8) (sc, dc) groups, sl st in next 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 1) sts, (place stitch marker in this sl st), work 17 (20, 23, 22, 23, 25) [sc, dc] groups, leave rem 10 (10, 13, 16, 19, 24) sts unworked, turn. (52 (60, 64, 64, 66, 66) sts)

Right Front

Row 2: Ch 1, work in established patt to marker, turn. (34 (40, 46, 44, 48, 50) sts)

Row 3: Work 1 (1, 2, 1, 2, 2) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn.  (32 (38, 42, 42, 44, 46) sts)

Row 4: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (32 (38, 42, 42, 44, 46) sts)

Row 5: Ch 1, Work 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (30 (36, 40, 40, 42, 44) sts)

Row 6: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (30 (36, 40, 40, 42, 44) sts)

Row 7: Ch 1, Work 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (28 (34, 38, 38, 40, 42) sts)

Row 8: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (28 (34, 38, 38, 40, 42) sts)

Row 9: Ch 1, Work 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (26 (32, 36, 36, 38, 40) sts)

Row 10: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (26 (32, 36, 36, 38, 40) sts)

Row 11: Work 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (24 (30, 34, 34, 36, 38) sts)

Row 12: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (24 (30, 34, 34, 36, 38) sts)

Row 13: Work 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (22 (28, 32, 32, 34, 36) sts)

Row 14: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (22 (28, 32, 32, 34, 36) sts)

Row 15: Work 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (20 (26, 30, 30, 32, 34) sts)

Row 16: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (20 (26, 30, 30, 32, 34) sts)

Row 17: Work 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (18 (24, 28, 28, 30, 32) sts)

Row 18: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (18 (24, 28, 28, 30, 32) sts)

Row 19: Work 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (16 (22, 26, 26, 28, 30) sts)

Row 20: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (16 (22, 26, 26, 28, 30) sts)

Row 21: Work 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (14 (20, 24, 24, 26, 28) sts)

Row 22: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (14 (20, 24, 24, 26, 28) sts)

Row 23: Work 0 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (14 (18, 22, 22, 24, 26) sts)

Row 24: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (14 (18, 22, 22, 24, 26) sts)

Row 25: Work 0 (2, 2, 2, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (14 (14, 18, 18, 22, 24) sts)

Row 26: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (14 (14, 18, 18, 22, 24) sts)

Row 27: Work 0 (0, 2, 1, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (14 (14, 14, 16, 20, 22) sts)

Row 28: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (14 (14, 14, 16, 20, 22) sts)

Row 29: Work 0 (0, 0, 1, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (14 (14, 14, 14, 18, 20) sts)

Row 30: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (14 (14, 14, 14, 18, 20) sts)

Size Small only

Fasten off.

Sizes – (Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X-Large, 3X-Large) only

Row 31: Work – (0, 0, 0, 1, 1) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (- (14, 14, 14, 16, 18) sts)

Row 32: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (14 (14, 14, 14, 16, 18) sts)

Size Medium only

Fasten off

Sizes – (-, Large, X-Large, 2X-Large and 3X-Large) only

Row 33: Work – (-, 0, 0, 1, 2) decreases, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (- (-, 14, 14, 14, 14) sts)

Row 34: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (- (-, 14, 14, 14, 14) sts)

Size Large only

Fasten off

Size X-Large only

Rows 35-36: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (14 sts)

Fasten off.

Size 2X-Large only

Rows 35-37: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (14 sts)

Fasten off.

Size 3X-Large only

Rows 35-39: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (14 sts)

Fasten off.

Left Front

Row 1: Join yarn with sl st in unworked st where stitch marker was placed, work 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1) decrease, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (16 (18, 16, 18, 16, 14) sts)

Row 2: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (16 (18, 16, 18, 16, 14) sts)

Row 3: Work 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 0) decrease, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (14 (16, 14, 16, 14, 14) sts)

Row 4: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (14 (16, 14, 16, 14, 14) sts)

Row 5: Work 0 (1, 0, 1, 0, 0) decrease, cont in established patt to end of row, sc in top of turning ch-1, turn. (14 (14, 14, 14, 14, 14) sts)

Row 6: Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn. (14 (14, 14, 14, 14, 14) sts)

Rows 7-25 (25, 27, 29, 30, 32): Rep Row 6.

Fasten off.

Back Panel

Work same as Front Panel until completion of Row 58 (57, 56, 55, 54, 52).

Armhole Shaping

Row 1: Sl st in first 2 (2, 2, 2, 6, 8) sts, work in established patt to last 2 (2, 2, 2, 6, 8) sts, leave last 2 (2, 2, 2, 6, 8) sts unworked, turn. (69 (77, 86, 94, 95, 99) sts)

Row 2: Sl st in the first 2 (2, 2, 4, 6, 8) work in established patt to last 2 (2, 2, 4, 6, 8) sts, leave last 2 (2, 2, 4, 6, 8) sts unworked, turn. (65 (73, 82, 86, 83, 83) sts)

Row 3: Sl st in the first 0 (1, 2, 4, 2, 2) work in established patt to last 0 (1, 2, 4, 2, 2) sts, leave last 0 (1, 2, 4, 2, 2) sts unworked, turn. (65 (71, 78, 78, 79, 79) sts)

Row 4: Sl st in the first 0 (0, 1, 2, 1, 1) work in established patt to last 0 (0, 1, 2, 1, 1) sts, leave last 0 (0, 1, 2, 1, 1) sts unworked, turn. (65 (71, 76, 74, 77, 77) sts)

Rows 5-16 (18, 20, 22, 23, 25): Ch 1, work in established patt across, turn.

Row 17 (19, 21, 23, 24, 26): Ch 1, work [sc, dc] group 7 times, sl st in next 37 (43, 48, 46, 49, 49) sts, work 7 [sc, dc] groups, turn.

First Shoulder Strap

Row 18 (20, 22, 23, 25, 26): Ch 1, work in established patt over first 7 (sc, dc) groups, turn. (14 sts)

Rows 19-25 (21-27, 23-29, 24-31, 26-32, 27-34):  Ch 1, work in established patt, turn. Fasten off

Second Shoulder Strap

Row 18 (20, 22, 23, 25, 26): Ch 1, work in established patt over first 7 (sc, dc) groups, turn. (14 sts)

Row 19-25 (21-27, 23-29, 24-31, 26-32, 27-34): Ch 1, work in established patt, turn.

Fasten off

Sleeves (make 2)

Row 1: Fscdc 43 (47, 51, 60, 64, 73), turn. (43 (47, 51, 60, 64, 73) sts)

Rows 2-7: Work even in established patt, turn.

Row 8: Work established patt working 1 increase, turn. (45 (49, 53, 62, 66, 75) sts)

Rows 9-20: Work even in established patt, turn.

Row 21: Work established patt working 1 increase, turn. (47 (51, 55, 64, 68, 77) sts)

Rows 22-23: Work even in established patt.

Row 24: Work in established patt working 2 increases, turn. (51 (55, 59, 68, 72, 81) sts)

Row 25: Work in established patt working 2 increases, turn. (55 (59, 63, 72, 76, 85) sts)

Row 26: Work in established patt working 1 (1, 1, 0, 1, 0) increases, turn. (57 (61, 65, 72, 78, 85) sts)

Row 27: Work in established patt working 1 (1, 1, 0, 0, 0) increases, turn. (59 (63, 67, 72, 78, 85) sts)

Rows 28-40: Work in established patt across, turn.

Fasten off.

Finishing

Wet block Front and Back Panels, and Sleeves to measurements.

Sew Front and Back Panels together along the sides and shoulders.

Sew Sleeves together lengthwise.

Sew each Sleeve along each Armhole of garment.

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  • virginiaf2

    Instructions say to block to dimensions for the pieces but no schematic to tell us those dimensions

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