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Colour Block Sweater

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Cleckheaton
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Description

MEASUREMENTS

 

XS

S

M

L

XL

To Fit Bust

ins

28

32

36

40

44

 

cm

71

81

91

101

111

Actual Size

ins

32

36

40

44

48

 

cm

81

91

101

111

121

Length (approx)

ins

22½

23

23

23½

23½

 

cm

57

58

58

60

60

Sleeve Length (approx)

ins

17

17

17

17

17

 

cm

43

43

43

43

43

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

AUSTRALIAN SUPERFINE BY CLECKHEATON 8 PLY 65g/2.3oz balls

1st Colour (C1 – 26 Dune)

4

5

6

6

7

2nd Colour (C2 – 53 Cream)

4

4

4

5

5

3rd Colour (C3 – 21 Cardboard)

3

3

3

4

4

Use only the yarn specified. Other yarns are likely to produce different results.
Quantities are approximate as they can vary between crochet workers.

Check all yarn of the same colour is from the same dye lot.

               

·         One each size 7 (4.5mm) and H-8 (5mm) crochet hooks or size needed to give correct gauge.

·         Yarn needle for sewing seams.

GAUGE

5 patts and 10 rows to 4” (10cm) over patt, using larger hook.

To check your gauge, using larger hook, make 36ch.

1st row – Skip 3ch, 1dc in next ch, skip 3ch, * 3dc in next ch, skip 3ch, rep from * to last ch, 2dc in last ch.

Work 2nd and 3rd rows of patt as for Back for 6” (15cm). Fasten off.

Check your gauge carefully.

If less patts to 4” (10cm) use a smaller hook, if more patts use a larger hook.

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

BPdc = 1dc around stem of next dc, inserting hook from back of work.

FPdc = 1dc around stem of next dc, inserting hook from front of work.

group = 3dc.

DIRECITONS:

BACK

Using smaller hook and C1, make 83 (91-107-115-131) ch.

Beg Band –

1st row – Skip 3ch, 1dc in each ch to end … 81 (89-105-113-129) dc, counting turning ch as 1dc.

2nd row – 2ch, skip first dc, BPdc, * FPdc, BPdc, rep from * to turning ch, 1dc in turning ch.

3rd row – 2ch, skip first dc, FPdc, * BPdc, FPdc, rep from * to turning ch, 1dc in turning ch.

Rep 2nd and 3rd rows once, then 2nd row once … 6 rows band in all.

Change to larger hook.

Beg Patt –

1st row – (1sc, 1ch, 1dc) in first dc, * skip 3dc, group in next dc, rep from * to last 4 sts, skip 3dc, 2dc in turning ch.

2nd row – (1sc, 1ch) in first dc, skip 1dc, group in sp before next dc, * skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc, rep from * to last 2 sts, skip 1dc, 1dc in turning ch … 20 (22-26-28-32) groups.

3rd row – (1sc, 1ch, 1dc) in first dc, * skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc, rep from * to last group, skip 3dc, 2dc in turning ch.

Last 2 rows form patt.

Work a further 13 rows patt.

Note – When changing colour, use new colour to work final lp of last st in old colour.

Change to C2.

Work a further 19 rows. Fasten off.

Shape Armholes –

1st row (wrong side) – Using C3 for rem, join with a sl st in 2nd (2nd-5th-8th-8th) dc, (1sc, 1ch) in sp before next dc, skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc, patt to last 5 (5-8-11-11) sts, skip 3dc, 1dc in sp before next dc, turn.

2nd row – (1sc, 1ch) in first dc, skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc, patt to last group, skip 3dc, 1dc in turning ch, turn.

Rep 2nd row 1 (1-1-1-3) times … 16 (18-20-20-22) groups.

Next row – (1sc, 1ch, 1dc) in first dc, * skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc, rep from * to last group, skip 3dc, 2dc in turning ch.

Work 13 (15-15-17-15) rows without shaping.

Shape Back Neck and Shoulders –

Next row – (1sc, 1ch, 1dc) in first dc, (skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc) 1 (2-2-2-3) times, skip 3dc, 2dc in sp before next dc.

Fasten off.

Skip center 12 (12-14-14-14) groups and join C3 with a sl st in sp before next group.

Next row – (1sc, 1ch, 1dc) in same sp as sl st, (skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc) 1 (2-2-2-3) times, skip 3dc, 2dc in turning ch.

Fasten off.

FRONT

Work as for Back until there are 7 rows fewer worked than Back to beg of neck and shoulder shaping.

Shape Neck –

1st row (wrong side) – (1sc, 1ch) in first dc, skip 1dc, (group in sp before next dc, skip 3dc) 4 (5-5-5-6) times, 1dc in sp before next dc, turn.

2nd row – (1sc, 1ch) in first dc, skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc, patt to end.

3rd row – Patt to last 3dc, skip 3dc, 1dc in turning ch, turn.

Rep 2nd and 3rd rows once … 2 (3-3-3-4) groups.

6th row – (1sc, 1ch, 1dc) in first dc, skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc, patt to end.

Work 2 rows without shaping.

Fasten off.

With wrong side facing, skip next 7 (7-9-9-9) groups and join C3 with a sl st in sp before next dc.

1st row – (1sc, 1ch) in same sp as sl st, skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc, patt to end.

2nd row – Patt to last 3dc, skip 3dc, 1dc in turning ch, turn.

3rd row – (1sc, 1ch) in first dc, skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc, patt to end.

Rep 2nd and 3rd rows once … 2 (3-3-3-4) groups.

6th row – Patt to last 4 sts, skip 3dc, 2dc in turning ch.

Work 2 rows without shaping.

Fasten off.

SLEEVES

Using smaller hook and C1, make 43 (43-47-47-49) ch.

Beg Band –

Work 6 rows band patt as for Back, noting there will be 41 (41-45-45-47) dc after first row.

Change to larger hook.

Beg Patt –

1st row – (1sc, 1ch, 1dc) in first dc, * skip 3dc, group in next dc, rep from * to last 4 sts, skip 3dc, 2dc in turning ch.

2nd row – (1sc, 1ch) in first dc, skip 1dc, group in sp before next dc, * skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc, rep from * to last 2 sts, skip 1dc, 1dc in turning ch … 10 (10-11-11-12) groups.

** 3rd row – (1sc, 1ch, 2dc) in first dc, * skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc, rep from * to last group, skip 3dc, 3dc in turning ch.

4th row – (1sc, 1ch, 1dc) in first dc, skip 2dc, group in sp before next dc, patt to last 3 sts, skip 2dc, 2dc in turning ch.

5th row – As 2nd row … 11 (11-12-12-13) groups.

Work 6 (2-2-0-0) rows without shaping. **

Note – Change to C2 when 19 rows of patt have been worked.

Rep from ** to ** 1 (1-1-0-0) times … 12 (12-13-12-13) groups.

*** Rep rows 3 to 5 once.

Work 8 (4-4-2-2) rows without shaping. ***

Rep from *** to *** 0 (2-2-5-5) times, then rep rows 3 to 5 once … 14 (16-17-19-20) groups.

Work 4 (2-2-0-0) rows without shaping. Fasten off.

Shape Top –

1st row – Using C3 for rem, join with a sl st in 1st (1st-1st-4th-7th) dc, (1sc, 1ch) in sp before next dc, skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc, patt to last 4 (4-4-7-10) sts, skip 3dc, 1dc in sp before next dc, turn.

2nd row – (1sc, 1ch) in first dc, skip 3dc, group in sp before next dc, patt to last group, skip 3dc, 1dc in turning ch.

Rep last row until 6 groups rem.

Fasten off.

NECKBAND

Using a flat seam, join right shoulder seam. With right side facing, using smaller hook and C3, work 1 row sc evenly around neck edge, working a multiple of 6 sts with 1 extra.

2nd row – (1sc, 1ch) in first sc, 1dc in each sc to end.

3rd row – 2ch, skip first dc, * FPdc, BPdc, rep from * to last 2 sts, FPdc, 1dc in turning ch.

4th row – 2ch, skip first dc, * BPdc, FPdc, rep from * to last 2 sts, BPdc, 1dc in turning ch.

5th row – 2ch, skip first dc, * (FPdc, BPdc) twice, FPdc, skip 1dc, rep from * to last 6 sts, (FPdc, BPdc) twice, FPdc, 1dc in turning ch.

Fasten off.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Join left shoulder and neckband seam. Join side and sleeve seams. Sew in sleeves evenly.

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