HOPPER SWEATER

Crochet! - - Contents - De­sign by Robyn Chachula

FIN­ISHED SIZES

IN­TER­ME­DI­ATE

In­struc­tions given fit child’s size 2; changes for sizes 4, 6 and 8 are in [ ].

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Chest: 26 inches (size 2) [28 inches (size 4), 301/2 inches (size 6), 321/2 inches (size 8)] Length: 111/4 inches (size 2) [121/2 inches (size 4), 131/2 inches (size 6), 15 inches (size 8)]

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Cas­cade Yarns Long­wood Sport fine (sport) weight su­per­wash wool yarn (31/2 oz/273 yds/100g per ball):

2 [ 3,4, 5] balls # 36 doe­skin heather • Size 7/ 4.5mm cro­chet hook • Sizes J/ 10/ 6mm Tu­nisian hook or size

needed to ob­tain gauge • 1- inch- long wooden tog­gle but­ton • Ta­pes­try nee­dle

GAUGE

Size J hook in Pat­tern Stitch: 14 sts = 4 inches; 11 rows = 4 inches Take time to check gauge.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Each Tu­nisian cro­chet row con­sists of a for­ward pass and a re­turn pass. The right side of work is al­ways fac­ing you. First loop on hook is not ref­er­enced in the in­struc­tions but is part of stitch counts. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

PAT­TERN STITCH

Work across an even num­ber of sts. Row 1: A. Work­ing in back bar of ch (see il­lus­tra­tion), pull up lp in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across; B. work lps off hook (see Pat­tern Notes and Spe­cial Stitches).

Row 2: A. TPS next 2 sts tog (see Spe­cial Stitches), * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog; rep from * across to last st, yo from back to front, TSS (see Spe­cial Stitches) in last st; B. work lps off hook.

Row 3: A. Sk next st, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * to last 2 sts, TPS in next st, TSS in last st; B. work lps off hook.

Rep rows 2 and 3 al­ter­nately for Pat­tern Stitch.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Work loops off hook (work lps off hook): Ch 1 (see A of il­lus­tra­tion), [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook (see B of il­lus­tra­tion)] across. Last lp on hook counts as first lp of next row. Tu­nisian Sim­ple Stitch ( TSS): In­sert hook un­der front ver­ti­cal bar (see il­lus­tra­tion) from side to side, yo, pull up lp, raise hook so it is above row, not in front of fab­ric. Tu­nisian Knit Stitch ( TKS): In­sert hook be­tween front ver­ti­cal bar and cor­re­spond­ing back ver­ti­cal bar through fab­ric (see il­lus­tra­tion), yo on other side of fab­ric, pull up lp and raise hook above row. Tu­nisian Purl Stitch ( TPS): With yarn in front of hook, in­sert hook un­der front ver­ti­cal bar (see il­lus­tra­tion) from side to side, yo, pull

Your lit­tle man will be happy to wear this clas­sic sweater. Us­ing Tu­nisian stitches in a re­laxed gauge with cozy fiber, he will look

dap­per, feel warm and have no com­plaints!

up lp en­sur­ing not to catch hor­i­zon­tal strand across hook and ver­ti­cal bar. Raise hook so it is above row. TPS next 2 sts tog: With yarn in front of hook, in­sert hook un­der front ver­ti­cal bars of next 2 sts at once as if to TPS (see Spe­cial Stitches), yo, pull up lp en­sur­ing not to catch hor­i­zon­tal strands across hook and ver­ti­cal bar. Raise hook so it is above row.

SWEATER Back

Ch 46 [50, 54, 58].

Work Pat­tern Stitch (see Pat­tern Stitch) for 17 [19, 23, 25] rows (46 [50, 54, 58] sts)

Arm­hole Shap­ing

Row 1:

A. Sl st in next 2 [4, 4, 6] sts, [ TPS next 2 sts tog] twice, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * across to last 3 [5, 5, 7] sts, TSS in next st (40 [40, 44, 44] sts);

B. leav­ing rem sts un­worked, work lps off hook.

Row 2:

A. [ TPS next 2 sts tog] twice, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * across to last st, TSS in last st. (38 [38, 42, 42] sts);

B. work lps off hook.

Row 3: Rep row 2. (36 [36, 40, 40] sts)

Row 4: Work row 2 of Pat­tern Stitch.

Row 5: Work row 3 of Pat­tern Stitch.

Next 6 [8, 8, 8] rows: [Rep rows 4 and 5 of Arm­hole Shap­ing al­ter­nately] 3 [4, 4, 4] times.

Right Neck Shap­ing

Row 1:

A. Work row 2 of Pat­tern Stitch across 7 sts, TSS in next st, turn, leav­ing rem sts un­worked;

B. work lps off hook.

Row 2: Work row 3 of Pat­tern Stitch.

Sizes 2 & 8 Only

Next row: Work row 2 of Pat­tern Stitch.

All Sizes

Last row: Sl st in ver­ti­cal bar of each st across, fas­ten off.

Left Neck Shap­ing

Join (see Pat­tern Notes) in last st of row 1 of Right Neck Shap­ing.

Row 1: Sl st in ver­ti­cal bar of each st across to last 7 sts, work row 2 of Pat­tern Stitch across.

Row 2: Work row 3 of Pat­tern Stitch.

Sizes 2 & 8 Only

Next row: Work row 2 of Pat­tern Stitch.

All Sizes

Last row: Sl st in ver­ti­cal bar of each st across, fas­ten off.

Front

Work as for Back to Arm­hole Shap­ing.

Left Shoul­der Shap­ing

Row 1:

A. Sl st in next 2 [4, 4, 6] sts, [ TPS next 2 sts tog] twice, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * across next 12 [12, 14, 14] sts, TSS in next st (16 [16, 18, 18] sts);

B. leav­ing rem sts un­worked, work lps off hook.

Row 2:

A. [ TPS next 2 sts tog] twice, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * across to last st, TSS in last st. (14 [14, 16, 16] sts)

B. work lps off hook.

Row 3: Rep row 2. (12 [12, 14, 14] sts)

Row 4:

A. TPS next 2 sts tog, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * across to last st, TSS in last st. (11 [11, 13, 13] sts)

B. work lps off hook.

Row 5:

A. Sk next st, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * to last sts, TSS in last st. (10 [10, 12, 12] sts)

B. work lps off hook.

Next 2 [2, 4, 4] rows: Rep rows 4 and 5 al­ter­nately] 1 [1, 2, 2] time(s). (8 [8, 8, 8] sts)

Next 6 [8, 8, 8] rows: [Rep rows 2 and 3 of Pat­tern Stitch al­ter­nately] 3 [4, 4, 4] times.

Sizes 2 & 8 Only

Next row: Work row 2 of Pat­tern Stitch.

All Sizes

Last row: Sl st in ver­ti­cal bar of each st across, fas­ten off.

Right Shoul­der Shap­ing

Join yarn in last st of row 1 of Left Shoul­der Shap­ing.

Row 1:

A. Sl st in next 6 sts, [ TPS next 2 sts tog] twice, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * across to last 3 (5, 5, 7) sts, TSS in next st (16 [16, 18, 18] sts);

B. leav­ing rem sts un­worked, work lps off hook.

Row 2:

A. [ TPS next 2 sts tog] twice, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * across to last st, TSS in last st. (14 [14, 16, 16] sts)

B. work lps off hook.

Row 3: Rep row 2. (12 [12, 14, 14] sts)

Row 4:

A. [ TPS next 2 sts tog] twice, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * across to last st, yo from back to front, TSS in last st. (11 [11, 13, 13] sts)

B. work lps off hook.

Row 5:

A. [ TPS next 2 sts tog] twice, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * across to last 2 sts, TPS in next st, TSS in last st. (10 [10, 12, 12] sts)

B. work lps off hook.

Next 2 [2, 4, 4] rows: [Rep rows 4 and 5 al­ter­nately] 1 [1, 2, 2] time(s). (8 [8, 8, 8] sts)

Next 6 [8, 8, 8] rows: [ Work rows 2 and 3 of Pat­tern Stitch al­ter­nately] 3 [4, 4, 4] times.

Sizes 2 & 8 Only

Next row: Work row 2 of Pat­tern Stitch.

All Sizes

Last row: Sl st in ver­ti­cal bar of each st across, fas­ten off.

Sleeve

Make 2. Ch 24 [28, 28, 32], work Pat­tern Stitch for 1 [3, 3, 5] row(s).

Inc Shap­ing

Row 2 [4, 4, 6]:

A. TSS in first ver­ti­cal bar be­low live lp, TPS next 2 sts tog, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * across to last st, yo from back to front, ( TKS— see Spe­cial Stitches, TSS ) in last st. (26 [30, 30, 34] sts)

B. work lps off hook.

Rows 3– 6 [5– 8, 5– 8, 7–10]: [ Work rows 2 and 3 of Pat­tern Stitch al­ter­nately] twice.

Row 7 [9, 9, 11]: Work row 2 of Pat­tern Stitch.

Row 8 [10, 10, 12]:

A. TSS in first ver­ti­cal bar be­low live lp, sk next st, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * to last 2 sts, TPS in next st, ( TKS, TSS ) in last st. (28 [32, 32, 36] sts)

B. work lps off hook.

Row 9 [11, 11, 13]: Work row 3 of Pat­tern Stitch.

Rows 10–13 [12–15, 12–15, 14–17]: [ Work rows 2 and 3 of Pat­tern Stitch al­ter­nately] twice.

Rows 14–20 [16–22, 16–22, 18–24]: Rep rows 2– 8 [4–10, 4–10, 6–12]. (32 [36, 36, 40] sts)

Row 21 [23, 23, 25]: Work row 3 of Pat­tern Stitch.

Rows 22 & 23 [24 & 25, 24–27, 26–29]: [ Work rows 2 and 3 of Pat­tern Stitch al­ter­nately] 1 [1, 2, 2] time(s).

Dec Shap­ing

Row 1:

A. Sl st in next 2 (4, 4, 4) sts, [ TPS next 2 sts tog] twice, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * across to last 3 [5, 5, 5] sts, TSS in next st (28 [28, 28, 32] sts);

B. leav­ing rem sts un­worked, work lps off hook.

Row 2: Work row 2 of Pat­tern Stitch.

Row 3:

A. Sk next st, TPS next 2 sts tog, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * to last 2 sts, yo from front to back, sk next st, TSS in last st. (26 [26, 26, 30] sts)

B. work lps off hook.

Row 4: Work row 3 of Pat­tern Stitch.

Row 5:

A. [ TPS next 2 sts tog] twice, * yo from front to back, TPS next 2 sts tog, rep from * across to last st, TSS in last st. (24 [24, 24, 28] sts)

B. work lps off hook.

Size 2 Only

Next 2 rows: Work 2 rows in Pat­tern Stitch. Next 4 rows: Rep rows 2–5 of Dec Shap­ing. (20 sts)

Sizes 4 & 6 Only

Next 4 rows: Rep rows 2–5 of Dec Shap­ing. ([20, 20] sts)

Size 8 Only

Next 8 rows: [Rep rows 2–5 of Dec Shap­ing] twice. ([20] sts)

All Sizes

Last row: Sl st in ver­ti­cal bar of each st across, fas­ten off.

Fin­ish­ing

Block pieces to schematic mea­sure­ments, spray with wa­ter and al­low to dry. Seam Front and Back tog with yarn nee­dle us­ing in­vis­i­ble seam (see Il­lus­tra­tion) through hor­i­zon­tal bar (see il­lus­tra­tion) of each row. Seam Sleeves to body and Shoul­ders tog in sim­i­lar man­ner.

Bot­tom Edg­ing

With RS fac­ing, join in side seam of body.

Row 1: Ch 10, sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, sl st twice along edge of body (first sl st joins row, 2nd sl st counts as turn­ing ch), turn. (9 sc)

Row 2: Sc in back lp (see Stitch Guide) of each sc across, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in back lp of each sc across, sl st twice along edge of body, turn. Rep last 2 rows around bot­tom of body evenly. Fas­ten off.

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