Sunday, 13 May 2018

Free Crochet Pattern, 2 scarf summer cardigan, casual cardi


#2213yt - 2 SCARF SUMMER CARDIGAN - small to 4XL
This beginner, super simple cardigan is so easy to crochet!  Simply crochet 2 scarf rectangles, then join in the back and on the sides!  Works up quickly with this 'yarn saving' stitch pattern!
Copyright © 2018,  M. E. Harrington

This pattern may be printed for your personal use only. You may not in any form, reproduce, transmit, give away or distribute this pattern, including but not limited to images, diagrams and text, through any venue, including photocopying, other electrical or mechanical means, recording, or any other information storage and or retrieval system. Permission is granted to sell your finished garments.

If you have questions about this pattern, you may email me at: meh@eastlink.ca

MATERIALS:
Worsted weight yarn 2 - 3 skeins of Red Heart Super Saver (S:540 yds; 4XL: 1120 yds)
6.5 mm crochet hook
Yarn needle

 


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INSTRUCTIONS:  Gauge: 2.5 sc and 3 rows = 1 sq. Inch
Worked sideways. For a longer or shorter sweater, adjust foundation chain.
See a HOW TO VIDEO here: https://youtu.be/Ko4VdpMpVCg

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1. MAKE 2 scarf-like rectangles, , THEN SEAM DOWN THE BACK.




XSmall: (chest 28 - 30 inches, length of sweater 27 inches) chain 137, should measure 54 inches.
Small: (chest 30 - 34 inches, length of sweater 27 inches) chain 137, should measure 54 inches.
    Medium: (chest 34 - 38 inches, length of sweater 27 inches) chain 137, should measure 54 inches.
    Large: (chest 38 - 44 inches, length of sweater 27 inches) chain 137, should measure 54 inches.
    XL: (chest 44 - 50 inches, length of sweater 29 inches) chain 141, should measure 58 inches.
    XXL: (chest 50 - 56 inches, length of sweater 31 inches) chain 145, should measure 62 inches.
    3XL: (chest 56 - 62 inches, length of sweater 33 inches) chain 149, should measure 66 inches.
    4XL: (chest 62 - 68 inches, length of sweater 35 inches) chain 155, should measure 70 inches.

2.  Double crochet in the 4th stitch from the hook, and each stitch of the chain.

3.  Chain 3 and turn, (takes the place of the first dc and ch 1), *skip the next stitch,
double crochet in the next stitch, chain 1, repeat from * ending with a double crochet
in the last stitch.

4.  Chain 3 and turn, (takes the place of the first dc and ch 1), *double crochet in the
next double crochet, chain 1, repeat from * across the row.

5.  Chain 2 and turn, double crochet in each chain 1 space, and each double crochet
across the row.





6.  Repeat steps 3, 4, and 5 for: (Finished sweater size in brackets.)
   XS: 2 more times, fasten off. (28 inches chest.) Should measure 7 inches.
 Small: 3 more times, fasten off. (36 inches s chest.) Should measure 9 inches.
   Medium: 4 more times, fasten off. (44 in. chest, for smaller stop at 3 times) Should measure 11 inches.
   Large: 5 more times, fasten off. (52 inch chest, for smaller stop at 4 times). Should measure 13 inches.
   XL: 6 more times, fasten off. (60 inch chest, for smaller stop at 5 times). Should measure 15 inches.
   XXL: 7 times, fasten off. (68 inch chest, for smaller, stop at 6 times). Should measure 17 inches.
   3XL: 8 times, fasten off. (76 inch chest, for smaller stop at 7 times.) Should measure 19 inches.
   4XL: 9 times, fasten off. ( 84 inch the chest, for smaller stop at 8 times.) Should measure 21 inches.

Fold the 2 rectangles in half to find the shoulders.
Sew the back seam, do not sew up to the neck, stop approx. 3 - 6 inches from the neck.
Sew the side seams, matching the bottom edges on the sides.

Weave all yarn ends into the finished work.









End of pattern

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