Aztec Sweater by Nomad Stitches

Aztec Sweater

Crochet
November 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
5.0 mm (H)
1597 - 2187 yards (1460 - 2000 m)
S - 3XL
US
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The Aztec Sweater takes inspiration from the geometrical figures found in ancient Aztec architecture and art. It is a crochet alternative to Norwegian Fair Isle Sweaters that have been traditionally knitted for centuries. It’s seamlessly worked top-down and the yoke is worked by following a color chart. It can be made cropped with short sleeves or full length with long sleeves.

The pattern is worked using a stitch called CSC (Central Simple Crochet). It can be a bit tricky to learn at the beginning, but once mastered, the result is a beautiful colorful design that emulates Fair Isle knitting. The technique is clearly explained in the pattern with pictures.

This listing is for the PDF crochet pattern only.

It is comes in US terms and with lots and lots of very helpful pictures.

Level - Intermediate

Garment measurements around Bust: S: 90 cm, M: 101 cm, L: 111 cm, XL: 122 cm, XXL: 132 cm, 3XL: 142 cm (Body and sleeve length are adjustable to taste).

Materials
YARN: Fingering yarn (size 1) in 3 colors: (S)1100m of MC, 260m of CCA and 100 of CCB, (M) 1150m of MC, 300m of CCA and 110 of CCB, (L) 1200m of MC, 340m of CCA and 120 of CCB, (XL) 1250m of MC, 380m of CCA and 130 of CCB, (XXL) 1300m of MC, 420m of CCA and 140 of CCB, (XXXL)1350m of MC, 460m of CCA and 150 of CCB.

Amounts are approximate for a medium cropped length, long sleeve sweater.

Winter sample used Drops Nord, Alpaca/Acrylic Blend. Fall sample used Drops Safran, 100% Cotton.

HOOKS: 5 mm or size needed to meet gauge (cotton sample used 4.5 mm hook) and 1 mm smaller (4 or 3.5 mm) for the ribbed edges.

The pattern comes in six sizes: S, M, L, XL, 2XL and 3XL.

Please contact me if you need any clarification or if you have any questions regarding the pattern.