Easton Sweater by Jen Dwyer

Easton Sweater

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September 2019
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 7 rows = 4 inches
in hdc
7.0 mm
191 - 556 yards (175 - 508 m)
3M (12M, 2T, 4, 6, 8, 10)
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Discontinued. This digital pattern is no longer available online.

My daughters absolutely love velvet yarn. And who can blame them? It’s the softest, cozyiest, squishiest yarn imaginable. So it’s natural that I would want to crochet a sweater for them from this soft yarn.

This gender neutral pullover made with soft and bulky velvet yarn will soon become any child’s favorite winter sweater. With a simple modern drop shoulder design, the sweater is crocheted in four pieces that are seamed together. The bulky yarn and simple style make it a great project for beginners or more experienced crocheters who want to make a quick gift for loved ones.

There is a free version of this pattern and full video tutorial on my blog: www.tealandfinch.com. This listing is for the ad-free PDF.

Supplies: Size L (7.0mm) crochet hook (or size needed to obtain gauge), yarn needle, 3 stitch markers, ruler

Materials: #5/bulky weight yarn; Yarnspirations Bernat Velvet ;(100% polyester) in softened blue (MC)191 (250, 300, 360, 408, 489, 556) yds and indigo velvet (C1) 22 (28, 34, 41, 46, 55, 63) yds

Gauge: 4” = 9 hdc and 7 rows.

Finished Measurements:
Chest circumference: 22 (24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 34)”
Height: 11.75 (13.75, 15.25, 16.75, 18, 20.5, 22.5)”

Sizing: Measure child’s chest and add 5-6”. Choose the size with the finished circumference closest to this number.
Suggested sizing: 3M (12M, 2T, 4, 6, 8, 10)

Abbreviations used:
ch: chain
dc: double crochet
dc2tog: double crochet 2 together (decrease)
fphdc: front post half double crochet
bphdc: back post half double crochet
hdc: half double crochet
hdc2tog: half double crochet 2 together
rep: repeat
sl st: slip stitch
st(s): stitch(es)
yo: yarn over