Freddie Mercury David Bowie Sweater by Hook Hub

Freddie Mercury David Bowie Sweater

October 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
5.0 mm (H)
6.0 mm (J)
4.5 mm
1750 - 1969 yards (1600 - 1800 m)
S, M, L
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This listing is for the crochet PATTERN of the Freddie Mercury/David Bowie sweater as seen in the pictures. The downloadable pdf includes:

  • instructions on how to do the mosaic crochet technique
  • instructions how to crochet this sweater
  • mosaic chart for the motif

The pattern is written in ENGLISH, uses American terms and is best suited for intermediate crocheters. 
You only need to know the basic stiches: chain, slip stitch, single and double crochet. All the other stitches and techniques (mosaic) used in this pattern are explained.

Pattern includes instructions for 3 different sizes: S, M, L. More sizes can be achieved by using larger/smaller hooks. Length is adjustable.

  • Hooks used: 6mm (collar), 5mm (body, sleeves), 4mm (seams)
  • Gauge swatch: 10cm x 10cm swatch = 20 sc in back loop (width)  x 19 sc in back loop (height)
  • Yarn: DK weight, black: 650g, white: 150g. 50g of this yarn yield around 110m Myself: 170cm, 60kg
  • Sweater: The material is very stretchy and has a classic fit with a bit of positive ease 
  • Length: 64cm (easily adjustable to individual needs) 

  • Width circumference (chest) : S: 90cm, M: 100cm, L: 110cm