Garter Sweater by Sophie and Me-Ingunn Santini
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Garter Sweater

Crochet
October 2018
Small Medium Large X-Large
US
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Bulky Garter Sweater. Crochet, not knit!
See the matching Garter Hat!
And the matching North Pole Socks.

High snuggle-factor for this sweater!
People will not believe that this is crochet, not knit!
The sweater is completely made with slip stitches.
The method is not well known. It creates a beautiful fabric, and can imitate any knitted basic stitch.
The garter- and the rib-stitch is one of the easiest!

For a crocheter slip stitches are slow to work, the same speed as for knitting!
You will be rewarded with a lovely fabric!
With bulky yarn and large hook, you will finish this plain sweater in short time!
I may recommend this basic sweater also for almost-beginners!
Tutorials for every step on the way!

Optional choice for how to work the neck:

  • Plain boat-neck. No additional edging.
  • Vertical sl st Rib.
  • Tall neck made with sl st purl-sts.

See pics for the 3 solutions.

This was fun, fast, and easy!

Skill level:
Easy/Intermediate

PDF Pattern:
11 pages written instructions with step-by-step-pics and tutorials.
Measure diagram for all sizes.

Materials:

Yarn:
Bulky/5
My yarn: Drops/Eskimo, 100 % wool, color 01 natural.
Skein 50 g = 50 m (1.8 oz = 54 yrd)
WPI (Wrap per Inch): 6-7
Find a Drops-shop HERE.

Or use any yarn suitable for your project, obtaining the gauge-info in instruction.

Amount:
Size S: 650 g (23 oz)- M: 700 g (25 oz)
L: 750 g (27 oz)- XL: 850 g (30 oz)

Crochet hooks:
Body: EU metric 9 mm (US M/13)
Ribbing: EU 7 mm (US K/10.5 for tight, or L/11 for looser)

Sizes:
Small: US 6-8 - EU: 34-36
Medium: US 8-10 - EU 36-38
Large: US 12-14 - EU 40-42
X-Large: US 16-18 - EU 44-46

Finished measures:
Width across: 45-(49-53-57) cm / 18 - (19 - 21 - 22.5) Inch
Length: 56-(56-58-58) cm / 22 - (22 - 23 - 23) Inch

Terminology:
US - American Crochet Terms.
Conversion charts for BE hooks and terms.

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