Su­garplum Pullover

Crochet World - - CONTENTS - De­sign by Geraldine Freed­man

FIN­ISHED SIZES

In­struc­tions given fit 32–34-inch bust (small); changes for 36– 38-inch bust (medium), 40–42-inch bust (large), 44–46-inch bust

(X-large), 48–50-inch bust (2X-large) and 52–54-inch bust (3X-large) are in [ ].

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Bust: 37 inches (small) [40 inches (medium), 44 inches (large), 48 inches (X-large), 53 inches (2X-large), 57 inches (3X-large)] Length: 21 inches (small) [22 inches (medium), 221/2 inches (large), 231/2 inches (X-large), 24 inches (2X-large), 25 inches (3X-large)]

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Red Heart Bou­tique Un­for­get­table medium (worsted) weight acrylic yarn (31/2 oz/ 270 yds/100g per skein): 6 [6, 7, 7, 8, 8] skeins

#3950 petu­nia • Sizes G/6/4mm and H/8/5mm cro­chet hooks or size needed to ob­tain gauge • Yarn nee­dle

GAUGE

Size H hook: 13 rows = 4 inches; 14 sts = 4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less other­wise stated. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less other­wise stated.

PAT­TERN STITCH

Row 1: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. Row 2: Rep row 1. Row 3: Ch 1, [sc in next st, sk next st, 3 dc in next st, sk next st] across, end­ing with sc in last st, turn.

Row 4: Rep row 3.

PULLOVER BACK

Row 1 (WS): With size H hook, ch 66 [70, 78, 86, 94, 102], sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn. (65 [69, 77, 85, 93, 101] sc) Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn. Row 3: Work row 3 of Pat­tern Stitch. (16 [17, 19, 21, 23, 25] 3-dc groups, 17 [18, 20, 22, 24, 26] sc) Row 4: Rep row 3 of Pat­tern Stitch. Rep rows 1–4 of Pat­tern Stitch con­sec­u­tively un­til Back mea­sures 121/2 [13, 131/2, 14, 141/2, 15] inches or de­sired length.

Armhole Shap­ing

Sl st across first 4 sts, ch 1, con­tinue in Pat­tern Stitch across, leav­ing last 4 sts un­worked, turn. (57 [61, 69, 77, 85, 93] sts) Con­tinue in Pat­tern Stitch un­til Armhole Shap­ing mea­sures 81/2 [9, 9, 91/2, 91/2, 10] inches, end­ing with sc row. Fas­ten off.

FRONT

Work as for Back un­til Armhole Shap­ing mea­sures 31/2 [4, 4, 41/2, 41/2, 5] inches.

First Neck Shap­ing

Ch 1, work in Pat­tern Stitch across 21 [23, 27, 31, 35, 38] sts, turn.

Sizes Small & Medium Only

Con­tinue in Pat­tern Stitch, dec 1 st at neck edge ev­ery 4th row 4 times. (17 [19] sts)

Sizes Large, X-Large & 3X-Large Only

Con­tinue in Pat­tern Stitch, dec 1 st at neck edge ev­ery row twice, and then ev­ery 3rd row 4 times. ([21, 25, 32] sts)

Size 2X-Large Only

Con­tinue in Pat­tern Stitch, dec 1 st at neck edge ev­ery row 3 times, and then ev­ery 3rd row 4 times. ([28] sts)

All Sizes

Work un­til Armhole Shap­ing mea­sures 81/2 [9, 9, 91/2, 91/2, 10] inches, end­ing with sc row. Fas­ten off.

2nd Neck Shap­ing

Sk cen­ter 15 [15, 15, 15, 15, 17] sts (for Neck open­ing) join (see Pat­tern Notes) in next st and rep as for First Neck Shap­ing.

SLEEVE

Make 2. Row 1: Ch 32 [32, 32, 34, 34, 34], sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each rem ch across, turn. (31 [31, 31, 33, 33, 33] sc) Con­tinue in Pat­tern Stitch and inc 1 st each side edge of Sleeve 14 [15, 15, 17, 17, 18] times ev­ery 3rd row un­til 59 [61, 61, 67, 67, 69] sts. Work even in Pat­tern Stitch un­til Sleeve mea­sures 14 [14, 14, 141/2, 141/2, 15] inches or de­sired length, end­ing with sc row.

Armhole Shap­ing

Sl st across first 4 sts, ch 1, con­tinue in Pat­tern Stitch across, leav­ing last 4 sts un­worked, turn. (51 [53, 53, 59, 59, 61] sts)

Con­tinue work­ing in Pat­tern Stitch, dec 1 st at beg and end of each row un­til 33 [35, 35, 41, 41, 43] sts rem. Fas­ten off. With length of yarn and yarn nee­dle, match­ing sts, sew shoul­der seams, sew Sleeves in armhole open­ing and sew Sleeve and Back and Front side seams.

COWL

Rnd 1 (WS): Now work­ing in rnds, with size G hook, join at cen­ter back of Neck open­ing, ch 1, sc evenly sp around Neck open­ing, end­ing with mul­ti­ple of 4 sts, join in beg sc, turn.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, sc in each st around, join in beg sc, turn.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, [sc in next st, sk next st, 3 dc in next st, sk next st] around, join in beg sc, turn. Rnd 4: Rep rnd 3. Rnds 5 & 6: Rep rnd 2. Rnds 7 & 8: Rep rnd 3. Rnds 9–28: [Rep rnds 5–8 con­sec­u­tively] 5 times. At the end of rnd 28, fas­ten off.

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