INVERIN SWEATER

With a stylish laid-back look, cable-trimmed sleeves and split sides, it is sure to be­come one of your fa­vorite win­ter pieces!

Crochet! - - Contents - De­sign by Lena Sk­vager­son for An­nie’s Sig­na­ture De­signs

IN­TER­ME­DI­ATE FIN­ISHED SIZES

In­struc­tions given fit woman’s size X- small/ small, changes for medium/ large and X- large/ 2X- large are in [ ]. When 1 num­ber is given, it ap­plies to all sizes.

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Bust: 37 inches ( X-small/small) [45 inches (medium/ large), 53 inches ( X- large/2X- large)] Length: 28 inches ( X-small/small) [29 inches (medium/ large), 30 inches ( X- large/2X- large)]

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• Uni­ver­sal Yarn Up­town DK light ( DK) weight acrylic yarn ( 31/2 oz/ 273 yds/ 100g per ball): 7 [ 8, 10] balls # 135 desert rose

• Size J/ 10/ 6mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge

• Size I/ 9/ 5.5mm cro­chet hook or size needed to ob­tain gauge

• Tapestry nee­dle

GAUGE

With size J hook: 13 dc = 4 inches; 8 dc rows = 4 inches In pat­tern: 14 sts = 4 inches; 10 rows = 4 inches Take time to check gauge.

PAT­TERN NOTES

Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Re­fer to Stitch Di­a­grams as needed. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Chain-2 at be­gin­ning of row counts as first half dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch as in­di­cated un­less oth­er­wise stated.

STITCH PAT­TERN

Cable Row 1 (RS): Fpdc in next 4 sts. Row 2: Bpdc in next 4 sts. Row 3: Sk 2 sts, fptr (see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts, reach­ing across front of sts just worked, fptr in 2 sk sts. Row 4: Rep row 2. Rep [rows 1– 4] for pat­tern.

SWEATER BACK Hem

Row 1: With smaller hook loosely ch 66 [80, 94], sc in 2nd ch and in each ch across, turn. (65 [79, 93] sc)

Row 2: Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), dc in each sc across, turn.

Row 3 (RS): Ch 3, * fpdc (see Stitch Guide) in next st, dc in next st, rep from * across, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, * bpdc (see Stitch Guide) in next st, dc in next st, rep from * across, turn. Rep [rows 3 and 4] un­til piece mea­sures 7 inches, end­ing with a WS row, work­ing 2 dc in the last st. (66 [80, 94] sc)

Body

Row 1 (RS): Change to larger hook and ch 3, [fpdc in next st, dc in next st, work Cable (see Stitch Pat­tern) row 1 in next 4 sts, dc in next st] across to last 2 sts, fpdc in next st, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn. Row 2: Ch 2 (see Pat­tern Notes), [bpdc in next st, dc in next st, work next row of Cable in next 4 sts, dc in next st] across to last 2 sts, bpdc in next st, hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, [fpdc in next st, dc in next st, work next row of Cable in next 4 sts, dc in next st] across to last 2 sts, fpdc in next st, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. Rep [rows 2 and 3] un­til piece mea­sures 201/2 inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Shape Arm­holes

Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, sl st in each of first 3 sts, ch 3, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern to last 2 sts, turn. (62 [76, 90] sts) Work even in es­tab­lished pat­tern un­til arm­hole mea­sures 71/2 [81/2, 91/2] inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Note: If there are not 4 sts to make a cable be­cause of shap­ing, work only fpdc and bpdc.

Fas­ten off.

FRONT

Work Hem and Body as for Back un­til piece mea­sures 201/2 inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Shape Arm­holes Row 1 (RS): Ch 1, sl st in each of first 3 sts, ch 3, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern to last 2 sts, turn. (62 [76, 90] sts) Work even in es­tab­lished pat­tern un­til arm­hole mea­sures ap­prox­i­mately 1 inch, end­ing with a row 2 in Cable pat­tern.

V-Neck Shap­ing

Left Shoul­der

Row 1 (RS): Ch 3, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to cen­ter cable, sk 2 sts, fptr in next 2 sts, turn. (31 [38, 45] sts)

Row 2: Ch 2, bpdc in next st, dc in next st, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st, work Cable in next 4 sts, dc in next st] across, af­ter last cable end with a hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last 3 sts, sk next st, fpdc in next fpdc, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (30 [37, 44] sts)

Row 4: Ch 2, bpdc in each of next 2 sts, dc in next st, [work Cable in next 4 sts, dc in next st, bpdc in next st, dc in next st] across to last 5 sts, work Cable in next 4 sts, hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Row 5: Ch 3, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last 3 sts, fpdc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next 2 fpdc, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (29 [36, 43] sts)

Row 6: Ch 2, bpdc in next st, dc in next st, [work Cable in next 4 sts, dc in next st, bpdc in next st, dc in next st] across to last 5 sts, work Cable in next 4 sts, hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Row 7: Ch 3, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern un­til last 3 sts, sk next st, fpdc in next fpdc, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (28 [35, 42] sts)

Row 8: Ch 2, bpdc in next st, [work Cable in next 4 sts, dc in next st, bpdc in next st, dc in next st] across to last 5 sts, work Cable in next 4 sts, hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Row 9: Ch 3, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn.

Row 10: Ch 2, bpdc dec (see Stitch Guide) in next 2 sts, bpdc in each of next 3 sts, dc in next st, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st, work Cable in next 4 sts, dc in next st] across, af­ter last cable end with a hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn. (27 [34, 41] sts)

Row 11: Ch 3, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last 5 sts, fpdc in each of next 2 fpdc, fpdc dec in next 2 sts, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (26 [33, 40] sts)

Row 12: Ch 2, bpdc in each of next 3 sts, dc in next st, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st, work Cable in next 4 sts, dc in next st] across, af­ter last cable end with a hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Row 13: Ch 3, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last 4 sts, fpdc in next fpdc, fpdc dec in next 2 sts, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (25 [32, 39] sts)

Row 14: Ch 2, bpdc in each of next 2 sts, dc in next st, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st, work Cable in next 4 sts, dc in next st] across, af­ter last cable end with a hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Row 15: Ch 3, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last 3 sts, fpdc dec in next 2 sts, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (24 [31, 38] sts)

Row 16: Ch 2, bpdc in next st, dc in next st, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st, work Cable in next 4 sts, dc in next st] across, af­ter last cable end with a hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Row 17: Ch 3, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last 3 sts, sk next st, fpdc in next st, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (23 [30, 37] sts)

Size X-Small/Small Only Row 18: Ch 2, bpdc dec in next 2 sts, dc in next st, [work Cable in next 4 sts, dc in next st, bpdc in next st, dc in next st] across to last 5 sts, work cable in next 4 sts, hdc in top of beg ch-3. (22 sts) Fas­ten off.

Sizes Medium/Large & X-Large/2X-Large Only Rows [18–21]: Rep [rows 4–7]. ([28, 35] sts) Size medium/ large ends here, fas­ten off.

Size X-Large/2X-Large Only Row [22]: Rep row 8.

Row [23]: Ch 3, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last 3 sts, fpdc dec in next 2 sts, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. ([34] sts)

Row [24]: Ch 2, bpdc dec in next 2 sts, bpdc in each of next 2 sts, dc in next st, [bpdc in next st, dc in next st, work Cable in next 4 sts, dc in next st] across, af­ter last cable end with a hdc in top of beg ch-3. ([33] sts) Fas­ten off.

Right Shoul­der

Row 1 (RS): Beg at end of first Left Shoul­der row, join (see Pat­tern Notes) around first fpdc in cen­ter cable, ch 4, fptr in next fpdc, sk next 2 fptr, [dc in next dc, fpdc in next fpdc, dc in next st, work Cable in next 4 sts] across, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (31 [38, 45] sts)

Row 2: Ch 2, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across end­ing with hdc in top of beg ch- 4, turn.

Row 3: Ch 3, fpdc in next fpdc, sk 1, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last st, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (30 [37, 44] sts)

Row 4: Ch 2, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across end­ing with hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Row 5: Ch 3, fpdc dec in next 2 fpdc, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last st, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (29 [36, 43] sts)

Row 6: Rep row 4.

Row 7: Ch 3, fpdc in next fpdc, sk next st, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last st, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (28 [35, 42] sts)

Row 8: Rep row 4.

Row 9: Ch 3, fpdc in next fpdc, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last st, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn.

Row 10: Ch 2, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last 3 sts, bpdc dec in next 2 sts, hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn. (27 [34, 41] sts)

Row 11: Ch 3, fpdc dec in next 2 sts, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last st, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (26 [33, 40] sts)

Rows 12, 14 & 16: Rep row 4.

Row 13: Ch 3, fpdc dec in next 2 sts, fpdc in next fpdc, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last st, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (25 [32, 39] sts)

Row 15: Ch 3, fpdc dec in next 2 sts, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last st, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (24 [31, 38] sts)

Row 17: Ch 3, fpdc in next st, sk next st, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last st, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. (23 [30, 37] sts)

Size X-Small/Small Only Row 18: Ch 2, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last 3 sts, bpdc dec in next 2 sts, hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn. (22 sts) Fas­ten off. Sizes Medium/Large & X-Large/2X-Large Only Rows [18–21]: Rep [rows 4–7]. ([28, 35] sts) Size medium/ large ends here, fas­ten off.

Size X-Large/2X-Large Only Row [22]: Rep row 4.

Row [23]: Ch 3, fpdc dec in next 2 sts, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last st, dc in top of beg ch-2, turn. ([34] sts)

Row [24]: Ch 2, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern across to last 3 sts, bpdc dec in next 2 sts, hdc in top of beg ch-3, turn. ([33] sts) Fas­ten off.

SLEEVE

Make 2.

Cuff Row 1: With smaller hook loosely ch 28 [30, 32], sc in 2nd ch, and in each ch across, turn. (27 [29, 31] sc)

Row 2: Ch 3, dc in each sc across, turn.

Row 3 (RS): Ch 3, * fpdc in next st, dc in next st, rep from * across, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, * bpdc in next st, dc in next st, rep from * across, turn. Rep [rows 3 and 4] un­til piece mea­sures 5 inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Main Sleeve Sizes X-Small/Small & Medium/ Large Only

Row 1: With larger hook ch 3, dc in each dc across, turn.

Row 2 (inc row): Ch 3, dc in the same st, dc in each st across, 2 dc in last st, turn. (29 [31] sc)

Row 3: Ch 3, dc in each dc across, turn. Rep [rows 2 and 3] 10 [12] times more. (49 [55] sc) Work even un­til sleeve mea­sures 19 [191/2] inches. Fas­ten off.

Size X-Large/2X-Large Only

Row [1] (inc row, RS): With larger hook ch 3, dc in the same st, dc in each st across, 2 dc in last st, turn. ([33] sc)

Row [2] (inc row): Ch 3, dc in the same st, dc in each st across, 2 dc in last st, turn. ([35] sc)

Row [3]: Ch 3, dc in each dc across, turn. Rep [rows 1–3] [ 7] times more. ([63] sc) Work even un­til sleeve mea­sures 191/2 inches. Fas­ten off.

FIN­ISH­ING

Sew shoul­der seams, and sew side seams from arm­holes and down to beg of hem, leav­ing a 7- inch split each side.

Sew sleeve seams, leav­ing the top 3/4 inch open, and then sew Sleeves into Arm­hole open­ings.

NECK BAND

Join yarn in 1 shoul­der seam, ch 1, work sc evenly around neck open­ing, join in first sc to end rnd. Fas­ten off.

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