Ever-Change Sweater by Peppergoose (Susan Walsh)

Ever-Change Sweater

November 2021
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in main fabric stitches as described in pattern
3.0 mm
2.5 mm
2406 - 4593 yards (2200 - 4200 m)
XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4X, 5XL
both US and UK
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This pattern is available for AU$14.50 AUD buy it now

The Ever-Change Sweater is also a Make-A-Long/CAL which runs Dec 10th to Jan 28th!!

Pattern is in UK and US terms (Please note, Ravelry will add sales tax relevant to your country at checkout.) Pop it in your favourites and tell a friend!

Join Pepper-Gaggle on Facebook to participate in all the MAL discussions, share your pics and seek pattern support during the event! The pattern is in English (UK & US), but keep in mind my blog and other support resources use UK crochet terminology.

This women’s size-inclusive XS-5XL top-down crochet V-neck is a blank canvas for your ever-changing design ideas! Play with gradient colour placement for a statement piece or make it in monotones for an everyday wardrobe staple.

The complete pattern documents are available for download now!
(3 PDFs: Ever-Change Sweater Pattern, Appendix A and Appendix B)

Tip: Don’t print the pattern as soon as you download - the Pattern PDF is 47 pages because there are so many photos and charts, and there are a number of size-specific pages.

The MAL support blog series will be published on my website starting with:
“The Ever-Change Sweater Pattern Launch & MAL Deets!!”
(Click the link! All pattern and MAL details, tester samples and a must-watch video to understand colour planning for your project is in this blog post).

Another link for Colour Planning video which explains yardage for each size and each colour option is here.
Watching this video is the quickest way to get a handle on the project and how colour is used.

Ever-Change Sweater MAL How to Prep for Your Project
(Click the Link! Understanding garment’s construction, choosing size, checking for custom fit adjustments and planning colours to finalise your individual required yardage, and swatching advice is in this post.

MAL schedule:
(3-week gap to source yarn)
Week 1 Dec 10th Back Neck to V-point
Week 2 Dec 17th V-point to U/arm
Weeks 3-4 Dec 24th Lower Bodice and Hemline Rib
Weeks 5-6 Jan 7th Sleeves, Embroidery and Cuff Rib
Week 7 Jan 21st Neckline Edging, Finishing and Blocking

Made with Scheepjes Wooly Whirl/Whirl/Whirlette
Combine solid colour with gradient or make it all gradient or all solid colour! The pattern is written to combine the gradient yarn with the solid colour yarn and embellish the sleeves with slip stitch embroidery (see yardage last photo of pattern listing), but you can opt to make it all in gradient or all in solid colour, with or without the embroidery! (See yardage below)

A 3mm hook (or the size required for gauge) is used for everything except a few rounds of neckline edging (which is worked with a 2.5-2.75mm hook).

Yardage for Colour Planning Variation 1 & 2 are shown below Sizes XS (S: M: L: XL: 2XL: 3XL: 4XL: 5XL) will need:
Gradient yarn only:
3 (3: 3: 4: 4: 4: 5: 5: 5) cakes of Scheepjes Woolly Whirl or Whirl (1000m/215g/cake)

Solid Colour only:
6 (6: 7: 7: 8: 9: 9: 10: 11) balls of Scheepjes Woolly Whirlette or Whirlette (450m/100g per ball)

Graded according to CYC Women’s size guidelines to suit Bust Sizes:
XS 71-76cm (28-30in)
S 81-86cm (32-34in)
M 91-96cm (36-38in)
L 102-107cm (40-42in)
XL 112-117cm (44-46in)
2XL 122-127cm (48-50in)
3XL 132-137cm (52-54in)
4XL 142-147cm (56-58in)
5XL 152-158cm (60-62in)

Level of Difficulty:
This project suits an adventurous intermediate to advanced crocheter.

Techniques: Include colour planning, foundation double crochet, shaping, spike stitches, edging across row-ends, slip-stitch embroidery, post stitches and post treble ribbing.

ALL details and future MAL blog posts at www.peppergoose.design