TOP-DOWN ARAN PULLOVER

This cozy and re­laxed cro­chet top is worked from the top down and is seam­less. The dis­tinc­tive cro­chet ca­bles are flanked by fan pat­terns and front and back post cro­chet ribs for col­lar and hem.

Crochet! - - Contents - De­sign by Che Lam

MOD­ER­ATELY CHAL­LENG­ING FIN­ISHED SIZES

In­struc­tions given fit size small; changes for medium, large, X- large and 2X- large are in [ ].

FIN­ISHED MEA­SURE­MENTS

Bust: 381/4 inches (small) [401/2 inches (medium), 453/4 inches (large), 511/4 inches ( X- large), 561/2 inches (2X- large)] Length: 223/4 inches (small) [233/4 inches (medium), 241/2 inches (large), 251/4 inches ( X- large), 261/4 inches (2X- large)]

MA­TE­RI­ALS

• King Cole Baby Al­paca DK light ( DK) weight al­paca yarn ( 13/4 oz/ 110 yds/ 50g per ball): 14 [ 15, 17, 19, 21] balls # 501 fawn

• Sizes G/ 6/ 4mm and E/ 4/ 3.5mm cro­chet hooks or sizes needed to ob­tain gauge

• Tapestry nee­dle

• Stitch mark­ers: 4

GAUGE

With larger hook: 15 dc = 4 inches; 9 dc rnds = 4 inches In Rib Pat­tern with smaller hook: 18 sts = 4 inches

PAT­TERN NOTES

Front Panel con­sists of Cable Pat­tern with Fan Pat­tern on each side. Chain-3 at be­gin­ning of round counts as first dou­ble cro­chet un­less oth­er­wise stated. Join with slip stitch un­less oth­er­wise in­di­cated. Weave in loose ends as work pro­gresses. Pullover is worked from top to bot­tom start­ing at neck­line. Cowl is worked di­rectly onto neck­line at end. Re­fer to Stitch Di­a­grams as needed.

SPE­CIAL STITCHES

Shell: (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in in­di­cated st. Front- post clus­ter (fpcl): Hold­ing back on hook last lp of each st, 2 fpdc around in­di­cated st, yo, draw through all 3 lps on hook. Front- post crossed clus­ter (fpcc): Sk next 2 sts, fpcl (see Spe­cial Stitches) around next st, ch 1, work­ing be­hind fpcl just made, fpcl around first sk st. Right- slant­ing crossed clus­ter (rscc): Sk next 2 sts, fpcl around next st, ch 1, work­ing be­hind fpcl just made, dc in first sk st. Left- slant­ing crossed clus­ter ( lscc): Sk next 2 sts, dc in next st, ch 1, work­ing in front of dc just made, fpcl around first sk st. Be­gin­ning dou­ble cro­chet de­crease ( beg dc dec): Ch 3 (does not count as st), sk first st, dc in next st. Dou­ble cro­chet in­crease (dc inc): Work 2 dc in in­di­cated st. Be­gin­ning dou­ble cro­chet in­crease ( beg dc inc): Ch 3 (see Pat­tern Notes), dc in first st.

PAT­TERN STITCHES Fan Pat­tern

Rnd 1: Dc in next sc, sk next 2 sc, shell (see Spe­cial Stitches) in next sc, sk next 2 sc, dc in next sc.

Rnd 2: Fpdc (see Stitch Guide), around first st, ch 2, (sc, ch 3, sc) in ch-2 sp of shell, ch 2, sk rem dc of shell, fpdc around next st.

Rnd 3: Fpdc around fpdc, shell in ch-3 sp, fpdc around next fpdc. Rep rnds 2 and 3 for pat­tern.

Cable Pat­tern

Note: When work­ing Cable Pat­tern, each ch-1 counts as a st. When work­ing into a ch-1, work into the sp. Each crossed clus­ter counts as 3 sep­a­rate sts when be­ing worked into on the next rnd.

Rnd 1: Dc in each of next 11 sts, work fpcc (see Spe­cial Stitches), dc in each of next 11 sts. (25 sts)

Rnd 2: Dc in each of next 9 sts, work rscc (see Spe­cial Stitches), ch 1, sk next st, work lscc (see Spe­cial Stitches), dc in each of next 9 sts. Rnd 3: Dc in each of next 7 sts, work rscc, ch 1, sk next st, work fpcc, ch 1, sk next st, work lscc, dc in each of next 7 sts. Rnd 4: Dc in each of next 5 sts, work (rscc, ch 1, sk next st) twice, work lscc, ch 1, sk next st, work lscc, dc in each of next 5 sts.

Rnd 5: Dc in each of next 3 sts, work (rscc, ch 1, sk next st) twice, work fpcc, work (ch 1, sk next st, lscc) twice, dc in each of next 3 sts.

Rnd 6: Dc in next st, work (rscc, ch 1, sk next st) twice, work rscc, dc in next st, work ( lscc, ch 1, sk next st) twice, work lscc, dc in next st.

Rnd 7: Dc in next st, work ( lscc, ch 1, sk next st) twice, work lscc, dc in next dc, work (rscc, ch 1, sk next st) twice, work rscc, dc in next st.

Rnd 8: Dc in each of next 3 sts, work ( lscc, ch 1, sk next st) twice, work fpcc, work (ch 1, sk next st, rscc) twice, dc in each of next 3 sts.

Rnd 9: Dc in each of next 5 sts, work ( lscc, ch 1, sk next st) twice, work rscc, ch 1, sk next st, work rscc, dc in each of next 5 sts. Rnd 10: Dc in each of next 7 sts, work lscc, ch 1, sk next st, work fpcc, ch 1, sk next st, work rscc, dc in each of next 7 sts.

Rnd 11: Dc in each of next 9 sts, work lscc, ch 1, sk next st, work rscc, dc in each of next 9 sts.

Rnd 12: Dc in each of next 11 sts, work fpcc, dc in each of next 11 sts. Rep rnds 1–12 for pat­tern.

Rib Pat­tern

Rnd 1: Ch 3, fpdc in next st, [ bpdc (see Stitch Guide) in next st, fpdc in next st] around, join in top of beg ch-3. Rep rnd 1 for pat­tern.

PULLOVER YOKE

With larger hook, ch 113 [113, 117, 121, 125], join (see Pat­tern Notes) in first ch, be­ing care­ful not to twist foun­da­tion ch.

Foun­da­tion rnd: Ch 1, sc in each ch around, join in first st. (113 [113, 117, 121, 125] sc) Place first marker be­tween first and last st of rnd, plac­ing rem mark­ers be­tween sts, place 2nd marker af­ter 32 [32, 34, 36, 38] sc (back), place 3rd marker af­ter 21 sc (sleeve), and place 4th marker af­ter 39 [39, 41, 43, 45] sc (front). 21 sc rem be­tween 4th and first marker (sleeve). Move mark­ers up as work pro­gresses.

Sizes Small & Medium Only

Rnd 1: Beg dc inc (see Spe­cial Stitches), dc in each sc to last sc be­fore 2nd marker, dc inc (see Spe­cial Stitches) in next sc; *dc inc in first sc af­ter marker, dc in each of next 6 sc, work rnd 1 of Fan Pat­tern (see Pat­tern Stitches) once, dc in each of next 6 sc, dc inc in next sc*; (dc, fpdc) in next sc, sk next 2 sc, shell in next sc, sk next 2 sc, fpdc in next sc, work rnd 1 [11] of Cable Pat­tern (see Pat­tern Stitches) once, fpdc in next sc, sk next 2 sc, shell in next sc, sk next 2 sc, (fpdc, dc) in next sc; rep be­tween * once. Join in first st. (34 dc back, 1 dc each side of front panel (see Pat­tern Notes), 8 dc each side of fan panel each sleeve)

Sizes Large, X-Large & 2X-Large Only

Rnd [1]: Beg dc inc (see Spe­cial Stitches), dc in each sc to last sc be­fore next marker, dc inc (see Spe­cial Stitches) in next sc, *dc inc in first sc af­ter marker, dc in each of next 6 sc, work rnd 1 of Fan Pat­tern (see Pat­tern Stitches), dc in each of next 6 sc, dc inc in next sc*; dc inc in next sc, dc in each of next [0,1, 2] sc, fpdc in next sc, sk next 2 sc, shell in next sc, sk next 2 sc, fpdc in next sc, work Cable Pat­tern (see Pat­tern Stitches) rnd [9,7, 5] once, fpdc in next sc, sk next 2 sc, shell in next sc, sk next 2 sc, fpdc in next sc, dc in each of next [0,1, 2] sc, dc inc in next sc; rep be­tween * once. Join in first st. ([36, 38, 40] dc back, [2,3, 4] dc each side of front panel (see Pat­tern Notes), 8 dc each side of fan panel each sleeve)

All Sizes

Rnd 2: Beg dc inc, dc in each dc to last dc be­fore marker, dc inc in next st; *dc inc in next st, dc in each of next 7 dc, work rnd 2 of Fan Pat­tern once, dc in each of next 7 dc, dc inc in next dc; dc inc in next dc, dc in each of next 0 [0,1, 2, 3] dc, work rnd 2 of Fan Pat­tern once, work next round of Cable Pat­tern once, work rnd 2 of Fan Pat­tern once, dc in each of next 0 [0,1, 2, 3] dc, dc inc in next dc; rep be­tween * once. Join in first st. (36 [36, 38, 40, 42] dc back, 2 [2,3, 4, 5] dc each side of front panel (see Pat­tern Notes), 9 dc each side of fan panel each sleeve)

Rnd 3: Beg dc inc, dc in each dc to last dc be­fore next marker, dc inc in next dc; *dc inc in next dc af­ter marker, dc in each dc across to Fan panel, work next rnd of Fan Pat­tern once, dc in each dc around to last dc be­fore next marker, dc inc in next dc*; dc inc in next dc, dc in each dc across to front panel, work next rnd of Fan Pat­tern once, work next rnd of Cable Pat­tern once, work next rnd of Fan Pat­tern once, dc in each dc to last dc be­fore next marker, dc inc in next dc; rep be­tween * once. Join in first st. (38 [38, 40, 42, 44] dc back, 3 [3, 4,5, 6] dc each side of front panel (see Pat­tern Notes), 10 dc each side of fan panel each sleeve)

Rnds 4–19 [4–21, 4–23, 4–23, 3–23]: Con­tinue in pat­tern as es­tab­lished, work­ing dc inc in sts be­fore and af­ter each marker. (70 [74, 80, 82, 84] dc on back, 19 [21, 24, 25, 26] dc on each side of front panel, and 26 [28, 30, 30, 30] dc on each side of Fan Pat­tern on each sleeve)

Sizes Small & Medium Only:

Rnd 20 [22]: Con­tinue in pat­tern as es­tab­lished, work­ing only 1 st in sts be­fore and af­ter each marker.

Rnd 21 [23]: Con­tinue in pat­tern as es­tab­lished, work­ing dc inc in sts be­fore and af­ter each marker. (72 [76] dc on back, 20 [22] dc on each side of front panel, and 27 [29] dc on each side of Fan Pat­tern on each sleeve)

Rnd 22 [24]: Rep rnd 20 [22].

Sizes Large, X-Large & 2X-Large Only

Rnd [24]: Con­tinue in pat­tern as es­tab­lished, work­ing dc inc in sts be­fore and af­ter each marker on Front and Back only. Do not inc on Sleeves. ([82, 84, 86] dc on back, [25, 26, 27] dc on each side of front panel, and 30 dc on each side of Fan Pat­tern on each sleeve)

Rnd [25]: Con­tinue in pat­tern as es­tab­lished, work­ing dc inc in sts be­fore and af­ter each marker. ([84, 86, 88] dc on back, [26, 27, 28] dc on each side of front panel, and 31 dc on each side of Fan Pat­tern on each sleeve)

Rnd [26]: Con­tinue in pat­tern as es­tab­lished, work­ing dc inc in sts be­fore and af­ter each marker on Front and Back only. Do not inc on Sleeves. ([86, 88, 90] dc on back, [27, 28, 29] dc on each side of front panel, and 31 dc on each side of Fan Pat­tern on each sleeve)

Sizes X-Large & 2X-Large Only

Rep [rnd 25 and rnd 26] [2, 4] more times. ([96, 106] dc on back, [32, 37] dc on each side of front panel, and [33, 35] dc on each side of Fan Pat­tern on each sleeve)

BODY All Sizes

Rnd 23 [25, 27, 31, 35]: Ch 3, dc in each dc across back, sk all right sleeve sts, dc in each dc across to front panel, work front panel in es­tab­lished pat­tern, dc in each rem dc on front, sk all sts on left sleeve, join in first st. (112 [120, 140, 160, 180] dc, 1 front panel) Do not re­move mark­ers Rnds 24–36 [26–38, 28– 40, 32– 42, 36– 44]: Con­tinue in pat­tern as es­tab­lished.

Note: To work dec in the next rnd, dc dec in next 2 sts ap­prox­i­mately ev­ery 8–10 sts un­til de­sired num­ber of dec are made.

Next rnd: Ch 1, sc in each st around, work­ing 7 sc evenly across each Fan Pat­tern and si­mul­ta­ne­ously dec 19 [19, 21, 21, 21] sts evenly. Join in first st. (132 [140, 158, 178, 198] sc)

Hem

Change to smaller hook, work Rib Pat­tern (see Pat­tern Stitches) un­til hem mea­sures 4 inches. Fas­ten off.

LEFT SLEEVE

With larger hook, join yarn in first st af­ter 4th marker.

Rnd 1: Beg dc dec, dc in each un­worked dc around to fan panel, work Fan Pat­tern as es­tab­lished, dc in each un­worked dc around to last 2 dc, dc dec, join in first st. (26 [28, 30, 32, 34] dc on each side of Fan Pat­tern)

Rnds 2–10 [2–10, 2–10, 2– 8, 2– 8]: Beg dc dec, work in es­tab­lished pat­tern around to last 2 dc, dc dec, join in first st. (17 [19, 21, 25, 27] dc on each side of Fan Pat­tern)

Next rnd: Ch 1, sc in each dc around, work­ing 7 sc evenly over Fan Pat­tern and si­mul­ta­ne­ously dec 1 [3,3, 7, 7] dc evenly. (40 [42, 46, 50, 54] sc)

Hem

Change to smaller hook, work Rib Pat­tern un­til hem mea­sures 4 [4, 31/2, 31/2, 3] inches. Fas­ten off.

RIGHT SLEEVE

With larger hook, join yarn in first st af­ter 2nd marker. Work as for Left Sleeve.

COWL

Turn Pullover in­side out. With WS fac­ing and with larger hook, work­ing in op­po­site side of foun­da­tion ch, join yarn in any ch, beg dc dec, dc in each ch around, join in first st. (112 [112, 116, 120,124] dc) Change to smaller hook, work Rib Pat­tern un­til cowl mea­sures 8 inches. Fas­ten off.

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