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caron® latte cakes™ crochet cowl neck sweater

Using a solid shade of Caron® Latte Cakes™ with a complementary striped bottom, cuffs and cowlneck, this crochet pullover an easy to work and an easy to wear wardrobe staple. 
Step 1

SIZES:

-Size Represented as: XS/S (M-L-XL-2/3 XL-4/5 XL)

-Skeins Needed for Sizes for Contrast A: 2 (3-3-4-4-5) Balls

-Skeins Needed for Sizes for Contrast B: 1 (1-2-2-2-2) Balls

To Fit Bust Measurement:

-Extra-Small/Small  28-34" [71-86.5 cm] (Finished Bust 40" [101.5 cm])

-Medium 36-38" [91.5-96.5 cm] (Finished Bust 43" [109 cm])

-Large 40-42” [101.5-106.5 cm] (Finished Bust 46" [117 cm])

-Extra-Large 44-46” [112-117 cm] (Finished Bust 52” [132 cm])

-2/3 Extra-Large 48-54” [122-137 cm] (Finished Bust 58” [147.5 cm])

-4/5 Extra-Large 56-62” [142-157.5 cm] (Finished Bust 65” [165 cm])

GAUGE: 15 sts and 16 rows = 4" [10 cm] in pat, take time to check your gauge

STITCH EXPLANATION:  

Sc2tog (Single Crochet 2 Together): Draw up a loop in each of next 2 stitches. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook.

Click here to view body diagram and here for sleeve diagram

Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger size(s) the instructions will be written thus ( ). When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.

FRONT

**With B, ch 76 (82-88-98-110-122).

Row 1: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of ch. Turn. 75 (81-87-97-109-121) sts.  

Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Skip next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Rep last 2 rows for pat until work from beg measures approx 5 (5-5-6-6-6)” [12.5 (12.5-12.5-15-15-15) cm], ending on Row 2. Break B, join A.

With A, cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 16 (16-16-17-17-17)” [40.5 (40.5-40.5-43-43-43) cm], ending on a WS row.
Step 3

Shape Armholes

Row 1: (RS). Sl st in each of next 7 (7-7-9-9-11) sts. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 6 (6-6-8-8-10) sts. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked. 63 (69-75-81-93-101) sts. 

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc2tog (over first sc and ch-1 sp). *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 3 sts. Ch 1. Skip next sc. Sc2tog over last 2 sts (Ch-1 sp and sc). Turn. 61 (67-73-79-91-99) sts.

Row 3: Ch 1. Sc2tog (over first st and ch-1 sp). *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 3 sts. Ch 1. Skip next sc. Sc2tog (over ch-1 sp and last st). Turn. 59 (65-71-77-89-97) sts.

Rep last row 3 (3-4-4-7-8) times more. 53 (59-63-69-75-81) sts.

Next Row:(RS). Ch 1. 1 sc in first st. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Skip next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in last st.

Next Row: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.**

Cont even in pat until armhole measures approx 5½ (5½-6-6-6½-6½)” [14 (14-15-15-16.5-16.5) cm], ending on a WS row.


Step 4

Shape neck: Left side: Row 1:(RS). Ch 1. Pat across 19 (21-23-25-27-29) sts. Turn. Leave rem sts unworked.

Row 2: Ch 1. Sc2tog (over first sc and ch-1 sp). *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in last sc. Turn. 18 (20-22-24-26-28) sts. 

Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to 3 sts. Ch 1. Skip next sc. Sc2tog (over next ch-1 sp and last st). Turn. 17 (19-21-23-25-27) sts.

Cont dec 1 st at neck edge every row to 13 (15-17-19-21-23) sts.

Work 1 row even.

Fasten off. 


Step 5

Right Side

With RS facing, skip next 15 (17-17-19-21-23) sts. Join yarn with sl st to next st.

Row 1: Ch 1. 1 sc in same st as last sl st. 1 sc in each of next 18 (20-22-24-26-28) sts. Turn. 19 (21-23-25-27-29) sts.

Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 3 sts. Ch 1. Skip next sc. Sc2tog (over next ch-1 sp and last st). Turn. 18 (20-22-24-26-28) sts.

Row 3: Ch 1. Sc2tog (over first sc and ch-1 sp). *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in last sc. Turn. 17 (19-21-23-25-27) sts.

Cont dec 1 st at neck edge every row to 13 (15-17-19-21-23) sts.

Work 1 row even.

Fasten off.

BACK

Work from ** to ** as given for front.

Cont even in pat until armhole measures approx 7½ (7½-8-8-8½-8½)” [19 (19-20.5-20.5-21.5-21.5) cm], ending on a WS row.

Break yarn. Place markers 3½ (4-4½-5-5½-6)” [9 (10-11.5-12.5-14-15) cm] in from side edges to mark shoulders.


Step 6

SLEEVES

With B, ch 46 (46-46-54-54-54).

Row 1: (RS). 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook. *Ch 1. Skip next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end of ch. Turn. 45 (45-45-53-53-53) sts.

Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Skip next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Rep last 2 rows for pat until work from beg measures 5” [12.5 cm], ending on Row 2. Break B, join A.

With A, proceed as follows:

Row 1: (Inc row): (RS). Ch 1. 2 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Ch 1. Skip next sc. 2 sc in last sc. Turn. 47 (47-47-55-55-55) sts.

Row 2: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Skip next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Rows 4 and 5: As rows 2 and 3.

Row 6: As row 2.

Rep last 6 rows 2 (2-3-3-3-4) times more. 51 (51-53-61-61-63) sts.

Cont even in pat until Sleeve measures 18” [45.5 cm], ending on a WS row.

Step 7

FINISHING:

Sew front and back tog at left shoulder seam to shoulder marker.

Cowl Neck: With RS facing, join B with sl st at back right neck. Ch 1. Work 28 (30-30-32-34-36) sc along back neck. 10 sc down left front neck edge. 15 (17-17-19-21-23) sts along front neck edge, 10 sc up right from neck edge. 63 (67-67-71-75-79) sc.

Row 1: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Row 2: 1 sc in first sc. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Skip next sc. Rep from * to last 2 sts. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1. 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Ch 1. Skip next sc. 1 sc in last sc. Turn.

Rep last 2 rows until Cowl Neck measures 8” [20.5 cm]. Fasten off.

Sew cowl neck and right shoulder seam. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams.


Step 8

ABBREVIATIONS:

Approx = Approximately

Beg = Begin(ning)

Ch = Chain(s)

Cont = Continue

Contrast A = Gray Velvet

Contrast B = Gray Shock

Dec = Decrease(ing)

Hdc = Half Double Crochet

Inc = Increas(e)(ing)

Pat = Pattern

Rem = Remain(ing)

Rep = Repeat

RS = Right Side

Sc = Single Crochet

Sc2tog = Single Crochet 2 Together

Sl st = Slip Stitch

Sp(s) = Space(s)

St(s) = Stitch(es)

Tog = Together

WS = Wrong Side

Yoh = Yarn Over Hook


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