This sized sweater features a teardrop shaped crochet stitch that has an organic, natural aesthetic. It has a beautiful texture for an openwork lace, as shown in the yoke of this pretty sweater.
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What you will need to make the Lucy crochet pullover sweater free pattern:
- 918 yds (1010, 1110, 1221, 1344) yds or 839.4 (923.5, 1015, 1116.5, 1229)m #4 worsted weight yarn
- G/6 (4mm) crochet hook
- Yarn needle
18 sts / 2 rounds = 4 in (10cm) in alternating rounds of dtr and sc.
32 (36, 40, 44, 48) in or (81.3, 91.4, 102, 112, 122)cm bust measurement.
Chain (ch), slip stitch (slst), double crochet (dc), double treble crochet (dtr), single crochet (sc) treble crochet (tr), 4 treble crochet cluster (4tr-cl), and foundation single crochet (fsc).
Beginning Teardrop Stitch (beg teardrop): Ch4, 3-tr cluster in same sp, ch3.
Teardrop Stitch (teardrop):
Yox5, insert hook in next st, yo, pull up a loop, (yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook)x2, *yox2, insert hook in same st, pull up a loop, (yo, pull through 2 loops on hook)x2; rep from * 2 times in same st, yo, pull through 5 loops on hook, (yo, pull through 2 loops on hook)x3.
Note: Sweater is worked in the round from the top down.
Round 1: Fsc 60 (64, 72, 80, 84), without twisting foundation, slst in first st to join into a ring. — 60 (64, 72, 80, 84) fsc
Round 2: Working on ch side of foundation, beg teardrop in first st, ch3, skip next st, *teardrop in next st, ch3, skip next st. Rep from * around, slst to top of beg ch to join. — 30 (32, 36, 40, 42) teardrop sts
Round 3: Ch1, *sc in top of teardrop, 3sc in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around, slst to top of first sc at beg of round to join. — 120 (128 144, 160, 168) scs
Round 4: Beg teardrop in first st, ch3, skip 3 scs, *teardrop in next sc, ch3, skip 3 scs. Rep from * around, ch3, slst to top of beg ch3 to join. –30 (32, 36, 40, 42) teardrops
Round 5: Ch1, *sc in top of teardrop, 4sc in next ch3 sp. Rep from * around, slst to top of first sc at beg of round to join. — 150 (160, 180, 200, 210)scs
Round 6: Beg teardrop in first st, ch4, skip 4 scs, *teardrop in next sc, ch4, skip 4 scs. Rep from * around, slst to top of beg ch3 to join.
Round 7: Ch1, *sc in top of teardrop, 4sc in next ch4 sp. Rep from * around, slst to top of first sct at beg of round to join. — 150 (160, 180, 200, 210)scs
Separate for Body and Sleeves:
Round 1: Ch4 (does not counts as first dtr), *1dtr in ea of next 45 (48, 54, 60, 63) sts, fsc 15 (16, 18, 20, 21), skip next 30 (32, 36, 40, 42) sts; rep from * once more. Slst to top of first dtr at beg of round to join. — 120 (128, 144, 160, 158) sts
Round 2: Ch1, sc in ea st around, slst to top of first sc at beg of round to join.
Round 3: Ch4 (does not counts as first dtr), 1dtr in ea st around, slst to top of first dtr at beg of round to join.
Rounds 4 – 19: Rep rounds 2 – 3 eight more times.
Round 20: rep round 2. Fasten off.
Round 1: Join with slst in center of underarm fsc of either armhole opening. Ch1, sc in ea st around, slst to first sc at beg of round to join.
Round 2: Ch4 (does not counts as first dtr), 1dtr in ea st around, slst to top of first dtr at beg of round to join.
Round 3: Ch1, sc in ea st around, slst to top of first sc at beg of round to join.
Rep rounds 2 – 3 for desired sleeve length. Fasten off.
Note: After first round, decrease on ea side of round for -2 sts per round. Repeat until 26 sts left. Then 6 rounds worked even in pattern for desired sleeve length.
Weave in loose ends. Hand wash, block to finished measurements and allow to dry.
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